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Duration Price
Amazing 5 Days Riyadh & Jeddah Package5 days & 4 nights
INR 65,000
Amazing 8 Days in Saudi & Dubai | COMBO DEAL8 days & 7 nights
INR 70,000
Ancient 5 Days Tour of Saudi Arabia5 days & 4 nights
INR 1,04,999
8 Days Riyadh - AlUla - Jeddah Tour Package8 days & 7 nights
INR 2,38,000

Riyadh Packages

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With the beautifully organized and amazingly planned Riyadh tour packages, you can enjoy a happening and totally convenient tour of this beautiful capital city of Saudi Arabia. These packages are designed with the perfect itinerary to let you cover the maximum attractions of Riyadh within the stipulated period of your holiday. The packages are also suitable for all kinds of holidaymakers, including couples, family vacationers, and solo travelers, and can even be customized according to your vacationing needs and moods.

Booking from the best selection of packages will not only offer you a pre-planned and easy tour to Riyadh but will also help you with your accommodation and local transports and also provide you 24 hours assistance for a peaceful tour. These well-curated Riyadh tour packages will offer you the best sightseeing experiences, letting you explore all the top attractions of Riyadh including Masmak Fortress, Riyadh Zoo, King Abdulaziz Historical Center, King Abdullah Park, Heet Cave, Kingdom Centre Tower, Museum of Illusions Riyadh, and Al Murabba Palace.

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Which are the best places to visit on the Riyadh Tour?

1. Edge of the world Riyadh: The rocky deserts of the Tuwaiq Escarpment in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, are home to the world's edge. It is, without a doubt, the most breathtaking scenery amongst all of nature's wonders. Because of the endlessly clear view of the horizon, it has earned its name. As there are no clear pathways or directions, it is best to book a tour with an experienced guide.

You can also go for a hike here with the proper safety precautions and equipment, and even camp overnight. The edge of the planet is the ultimate adventure tour you can take if you're visiting Saudi Arabia.

2. Masmak Fortress: The Masmak Fortress, located in the heart of Riyadh, was built in 1979 to serve as headquarters for King Khaled and is a part of all Riyadh tour packages. The king commissioned the fortress’ construction because he wanted a modern building that would reflect his liberal thinking, but also evoke Saudi Arabia’s heritage.

With its spectacular beauty and awe-inspiring architecture, Masmak Fortress has won its way into the hearts of many Saudis and visitors alike. Visitors coming to Saudi Arabia are often told to make time to visit this historic stronghold because it has become not only a symbol for Riyadh but also a must-see landmark for all tourists visiting Saudi Arabia.

3. Royal palace in Riyadh Saudi Arabia: The palace is home to His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and his late brother King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. It literally means "the home of peace" in Arabic — perfect for when you are living abroad in this region. Lavish and luxurious, the Royal Palace in Riyadh is a sight to behold and you should not miss it if you get a chance to visit this city.

An amazing 50,000 square meter garden is a part of the Royal Palace along with a mini zoo, and a pavilion with a view of the palace. A mentionable exhibition entitled "The Imam" is also being held here that features an extraordinary collection of Maridhoes, intricate howdahs, and historic swords from all around the world.

4. Riyadh Zoo: The Riyadh zoo is among the biggest menageries in East Asia and is included in almost all Riyadh Tour packages. The zoo was established by King Abdulaziz Al-Saud and is composed of many sections that form an impressive collection where hundreds of species live naturally; depicting the perfect habitat for animals living in Saudi Arabia.

The zoo has more than 1700 animals of various species including carnivores like lions and wolves, herbivores like zebra cattle and giraffes; water birds like pelicans; reptiles like tortoises. The place houses over 100 species of mammals including monkeys; fishes, insects, and many others. The site also includes a nursery for giraffes where they are bred before being released into the wild.

5. King Abdulaziz Historical Center: The King Abdulaziz Historical Center in Riyadh was constructed in 1983 during King Fahd Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's reign, where It stood at the roundabout of the city, between Al Arqam and Al Harf streets. The Saudi monarch personally supervised the construction work of the building, giving it a unique style with a mixture of traditional and modern architecture.

The Qasr al-Banat square is one of the main areas where cultural events are held for visitors to enjoy their stay in Riyadh. Here, local Saudi artists, as well as international performers from all over the world, perform vernacular arts.

6. King Abdullah Park: The Beautiful park located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has been around for quite some time which was first opened in 1947. It is located close to the king's palace which features a large garden and promenade that people can wander through. This is one of many parks in Riyadh and is part of the World Cultural Heritage Site that includes the Islamic White Mosque and is thus part of almost all Riyadh Tour packages.

The historic park consists of eight lakes and is home to over 1,000 species of local plant life. There are also many different types of birds that live in the area outside, along with other animals including deer, leopards and hyenas.

7. Heet Cave: The cave of Heet is a beautiful place located in Riyadh city and is included in almost all Riyadh Tour packages. The cave is at the end of All-Raglak Mountain and in addition to being a magnificent place, with an area of about 3300 square meters, it is also full of historical remains as it dates back to the pre-Islamic era.

It has been used as a hiking and climbing site by many civilians and tourism companies that offer tours to people who want to see its fascinating beauty for one day or two days or even more depending on their needs.

8. Kingdom Centre Tower: The Kingdom Centre is the tallest skyscraper in Saudi Arabia which is a part of almost all Riyadh Tour packages. Not only does it have a height of 838 meters but it is also home to prestigious offices, very fine restaurants and a supermarket. A breathtaking view of the city awaits those who take a ride on one of the 4 elevators that can hold up to 45 people at a time.

Via panoramic windows located at the upper floors, you can see far away from Riyadh to Jeddah and Dammam. This tower symbolizes Saudi Arabia's ascent among other nations on Earth with an impressive structure that would be visible throughout most of contemporary Southwest Asia and even beyond into North Africa and Europe.

9. Museum of Illusions Riyadh: The Museum of Illusions Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is one of the major attractions which was founded in 1998 by Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf with an aim to make people use their imagination beyond the limitations of their senses and expand the horizons of their minds. The museum has over 13 galleries with displays that would make anyone see illusions in different shapes and forms and is a part of almost all Riyadh Tour packages.

These galleries are divided into three levels: the Middle Eastern, the Chinese and the Modern. To be precise they are: The Middle Eastern Gallery, with five halls featuring traditional Arabian houses; The Chinese Gallery with four halls showcasing traditional Oriental architecture; and The Midde-Eastern Hall displaying life-size dolls dressed in costumes typical to Eastern cultures.

10. Al Murabba palace: Al Murabba palace, built in 1892, has three courtyards decorated with fountains and gardens. It's a popular attraction among visitors because of its history and architectural design representing Spanish influences on Islamic architecture. Al Murabba palace has Arabic-style architecture decorated with intricate woodwork and latticework.

Visiting Al Murabba palace is like taking a step back in history to the times of the Hejaz railway, when King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud, the founder of Saudi Arabia, was still in power. Inside the palace, visitors will find an amazing collection of antiques and artifacts representing many civilizations from around the world including China, India, Egypt and Persia.

What are the best things to do on the Riyadh Tour?

1. Visiting the Heet Cave: If you want to go beyond the usual tourist attractions and have a bit of an adventurous streak, the Heet cave is a must-see that is included in almost all Riyadh tour packages. You can explore the magnificence of the cave by getting a guided tour around this thriving ecosystem.

The place offers you all that is needed for a perfect day out from easy walks to strenuous hikes, to help you feel at home among these rocky walls. You may also snap some of the best photographs here, as well as participate in sports activities, photography, and other activities.

2. Visit the National Museum of Saudi Arabia: Here at the National Museum of Saudi Arabia you can learn about the heritage and culture of this incredible country. You can also marvel at the islamic architecture, art, and treasures from the early Islamic period while enjoying a break from the heat in the air-con museum gallery with its exhibitions of handicrafts, pottery, textiles and jewellery. You can also let your children enjoy themselves at the play area while you stroll around the museum.

There is a lot to see at the place and you can also participate in interactive activities at the exhibitions such as Light Symphony which stimulates all five senses by presenting various light effects synchronized to music. While you visit this place, you will also get an idea of how people in Riyadh’s old city live.

3. Visit the historical Masmak Fort: The Masmak Fort, a historical location in the heart of Riyadh is a cultural museum that can be visited by the residents as well as visitors as it hosts a variety of permanent and temporary exhibitions throughout the year. You will be able to experience the fort through special exhibitions, interactive experiences with sound and light, as well as historical tours.

The Masmak Fort is where you can marvel at the spectacular treasure trove of artifacts and witness the mediaeval weapons dating back to the pre-Islamic era. If you're looking for educational opportunities, this is the place to go because you'll learn about a lot of history and artifacts that you won't find anywhere else in Saudi Arabia.

4. Enjoy the 3D light show at King Abdullah Park: At King Abdullah park ( KAP), you will get a chance to witness an amazing 3D light show. You can also enjoy the magical live demonstrations and also get yourself into some of the stunning interactive exhibits at this place. Here you can also get a chance to witness the world's first full-dome planetarium.

At this park, you can enjoy some quiet time away from the busy streets of Riyadh and also marvel at the amazing artwork as well as visit the numerous galleries inside the park. You can also witness the various art shows and exhibitions at this place. If you like antique furniture or pottery then make sure to visit the ancient crafts gallery where you can learn some traditional techniques that are demonstrated in front of your eyes by local artists.

5. Explore the Royal Saudi Air Force Museum: If you are an aviation enthusiast or just a curious tourist then the Royal Saudi Air Force Museum is a fantastic site for you to get an insider's look at this fascinating period of world history which is why it is one of the best things to do in all Riyadh tour packages.

Here, you will get a chance to watch and learn about the history of the Royal Saudi Air Force. You can also get a look at how fighter jets are assembled, and what equipment is used by the pilots. Plus, there's more than enough aircraft to fit your aviation-obsessed heart. Here, you can experience history come alive as you explore a fascinating display of vintage airplanes, helicopters, and even rockets from years ago, at this incredible Royal Air Force Museum.

6. Visit the Al Rajhi Grand Mosque: Visiting this large mosque in Saudi Arabia is included in all Riyadh tour packages as here you can marvel at the magnificent revolutionary construction of the place while taking in the stunning shadows cast by its green minaret. You may also take a stroll through the stunning surroundings as you visit one of the world's seven most beautiful mosques.

You can admire the mosques' cultural artefacts such as it's valuable stained glass windows and the exquisite display of Islamic relics. You can also learn about the Al-Rajhi clan's history by looking at artistic inscriptions on the hall's ceiling. The ten beautiful minarets, each with an elevator, allow you to worship regardless of your physical ability or mobility issues, and the fact that the mosque can hold up to 12 thousand visitors at any given time will astound you.

7. Explore Wadi Hanifa Riyadh: Wadi Hanifa Riyadh is a serene oasis of natural beauty where you can relax and enjoy yourself. You can walk from Masjid al-Haram to the site and then engage in a variety of exciting activities while visiting this sacred site. Apart from walking around nature and its azure water, the area is surrounded by plenty of greenery where you can relax and wander around. You can also see wildlife in the area or go on a tour of one of the city's incredible cultural sites which is why visiting Wadi Hanifa Riyadh is a part of almost all Riyadh Tour packages.

At Wadi Hanifa Riyadh, you can hear the sound of water gushing out of the gigantic waterfalls and you can also relax and swim in the serene natural pools at this site. You can also get indulged into one the adventurous camel rides or even get to enjoy desert safaris around here. You can also take a trip through Al-Ulaya, a mediaeval village with handicraft shops selling vintage as well as several other peculiar items.

8. Visit the Al Khaimah Theme Park Points: The Al Khaimah Theme Park in Saudi Arabia is a family-friendly attraction allowing you to pay a visit regardless of your age offering something for everyone here, you may spend the day with your family, retire with your friends after experiencing the park's thrilling rides, or simply take in some fresh air and observe the natural beauty on site.

Here at the Al Khaimah Theme Park you can enjoy a number of rides and attractions, including the popular "Raging Rapids" which is a trip in itself. You can't help but have an experience of a lifetime on this ride which takes you through white-water rapids and past waterfalls.

You may also want to check out the Park's outdoor Dolphin Pool where you can interact with dolphins in the pool by getting up close with these beautiful marine mammals by walking on a wooden boardwalk that goes into deep waters. You can also enjoy the traditional Arabic cuisine at the “Tantalizing Tastes” food court.

What is the best time to visit Riyadh?

The best months to visit Riyadh are October, November, and December when it's neither too hot nor too cold. High summer is between the months of June and September, but the temperatures are still relatively moderate during this period.
However, if you want to enjoy the cool winter season in Riyadh, the best months are November and December. It may be cold but you'll be able to experience Riyadh's spectacular snowfalls which happen once a year.

How to reach Riyadh?

The closest airport is King Khalid International Airport, which can be reached through Dammam, Riyadh, or Jeddah. Flights from all around the world land at King Khalid Airport. If you are traveling from India, you can fly to Riyadh through a connecting or direct flight from major cities such as Delhi. Riyadh can also be reached by car or bus, but flying is the most convenient mode of transportation.

How far is Riyadh from Mecca?

Riyadh is about 866.3 kms from Mecca The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Mecca is to take a bus, tickets to which cost from 38 USD and travel time is 13 hours. One can also fly to Mecca from Riyadh which would take about an hour however the most convenient mode of transportation is travelling by bus.

Is it worth visiting Riyadh?

Riyadh is well worth a visit as the place has lots of good restaurants, shops and nightlife. The city has an old charm with modern amenities, making it one of the best cities to visit in the world. There are plenty of things for anyone to do, from exploring museums or hanging out at Starbucks to grabbing some delicious street food. Also you can enjoy the cultural experience by visiting the Souk Al Abrya which is a traditional market full of local crafts.

Riyadh also has a massive multi-purpose stadium that can keep people entertained for days on end with its extensive range of novel and fun recreational facilities. The city of Riyadh is home to some of the most famous and attractive landmarks and attractions and thus, making it one of the best cities to see in the world.

Do I need to follow any dress code in Riyadh?

The following guidelines can help you decide what is appropriate:

Female: Dresses without tight-fitting tops and midriffs should be worn, and long dresses or skirts that cover the knees are recommended; headscarves may be worn to cover the hair.

Male: Pants should not be worn (except for work), and collared shirts should go under the long tunic used in this region. Clothing with inappropriate language or pictures is not permitted, nor should bare arms or legs be exposed.

How many days are enough to explore Riyadh?

Saudi Arabia is an extremely diverse country with varying landscapes and weather, which means you should plan your itinerary according to what you want to see. Luckily, there's more than enough time in 24 hours. A day trip to Riyadh will generally allow you the opportunity to view the three main sites of al-Diriyah fort, old Riyadh, and King Fahd’s Fountain - all of which are only around 45 minutes away from the city itself. It might be advisable to plan a stay in Riyadh for around two and a half days to really get a feel of the place and visit almost all major attractions.

What can you see in Riyadh in 4 days?

1. Al Masmak Fortress: Established in 1874, Al Masark Fortress has been the last stronghold of the Sultanate of Oman forces during different military campaigns.

The fortress was built on a hill overlooking the city of Salalah to protect it from external attacks. It is best known for its unique architecture, which uses stone masonry with thick layers forming the outer wall. The fortress only became operational in 1890, when it started operating as an arsenal and barracks for soldiers stationed at the fort.

2. Souq Al Zal: A visit to any Arabian city would be incomplete without a stroll through its market. Traditional handicrafts, spices and incense, traditional attire, antiques, and a wide variety of woven carpets, rugs, and tapestries are all available in Riyadh's Souk Al Zal.

3. Najd Village restaurant: There are many restaurants in Riyadh, ranging from street food to fine dining, but Najd Village Restaurant is the best place to try traditional Saudi cuisine. The dishes at Najd are prepared by talented local chefs for an unforgettable feast in an authentic setting – which is authentic Saudi dining at its finest.

4. National Museum of Saudi Arabia: Through eight galleries encased in a modernist building, the National Museum of Saudi Arabia tells the storey of the kingdom from prehistoric times to the present day. This is an evocative experience for culture lovers, with both permanent collections and a schedule of visiting exhibitions.

Which are the best places to stay in Riyadh?

1. Al malaz Hotel: If you're looking for a five star hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, look no further than Reef Al Malaz Hotel international. The accommodations are designed to meet your needs with the well appointed and spacious guest rooms and suites.

The restaurant of the hotel serves a full breakfast and dinner daily in a comfortable relaxed environment. Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure this international hotel provides you everything you need to make your stay a pleasant and comfortable one.

2. Hilton Hotel: This hotel offers a wide range of accommodations from elegant hotel rooms and suites to luxurious residences, all within a 24-hour business center, outdoor pool with sundeck, and spa.

The hotel also provides close proximity to major sites including King Abdulaziz International Airport, King Fahad Medical City and Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry making it an easier access.

3. Burj Rafal Riyadh: The hotel offers 233 guest rooms, suites, and Junior Suites all elegantly furnished and provide comfort and luxury for all guests. The standard room offers international high speed internet access, cable television with over 80 channels, a coffee table with newspapers and magazines.Guests can enjoy or relax in the oversized bath overlooking lush gardens at any time of the day or night.

4. Braira Qurtubah Riyadh: The rooms and accommodations are clean, tidy, and modern; the furniture is nearly new, and the bedding is comfortable and soft. The food is fresh, healthy, and well-prepared and the atmosphere is calm and relaxing. All this makes for the perfect stay at the Braira qurtubah hotel in Riyadh.

5. Hyatt Regency: If you're looking for a hotel to stay at while visiting Riyadh, the Hyatt regency Riyadh olaya hotel in Riyadh might be a good option.

The rooms are spacious and provide a broad selection of quality accommodations at reasonable prices, ranging from suites with balconies overlooking the pool to ordinary economy rooms with double beds. The hotel is great for international travelers who want reasonably priced accommodation in Riyadh without sacrificing quality.

Which are the best places for shopping in Riyadh?

1. Al Nakheel mall: This mall has many interesting items for sale. You can buy anything from your phone to your favorite candy bar at this mall. The mall is the third largest in the world.This mega-mall has four floors and was built in less than two years by Al Nakheel construction company.
2. Tahlia market: Tahlia is a supermarket in Saudi Arabia and Aruba, It was established in 1991 and its name means "flowers" in Arabic. It operates five shops and two hypermarkets, with a total of about 8000 square meters of floor space dedicated to retail. The CEO is Mohammed Al-Zahrani and In 2015 Tahlia market Saudi Arabia merged with the Caribou food company from Coopers at stone to form Caribou Tahlia market Saudi Arabia group.
3. Sulaiman Al-Rusias center: Sulaiman Al-Rusais Center is one of Riyadh's many opulent shopping malls and shopping plazas. This location is home to a variety of stores that carry a diverse range of items and publications, giving customers a comprehensive experience.
4. Kingdom center: The best shopping area, with a diverse selection of brands and entertainment options, this mall is home to some of the top international retailers and maximum elegance, with premium cafes and restaurants, luxury hotels, and more.

What are the best adventure activities to do in Riyadh?

1. Hiking: There is nothing better than being able to enjoy yourself and have some fresh air without needing too much effort. Getting exercise while enjoying nature is an experience hikers would never want to miss out on which makes this activity a part of almost all Riyadh Tour packages.

In Riyadh, there are actually hiking trails like the Jabal Sabha, the Al ‘Uyaynah, and a lot more that can be reached from different parts of the city to enjoy a beautiful day in the mountains.

2. Camping: There are many campgrounds in Riyadh including the Hike Mania Camp, Al Olaya, Al Sulimania, Rimal camp etc which has plenty of open spaces, food stands for your convenience, and local vendors to buy souvenirs from.

Thus, camping in Riyadh is an adventure activity that many young people do to have some time for themselves away from the hectic lives they usually live. Camping in Riyadh is one of the most interesting activities to do in Riyadh and is thus a part of almost all Riyadh Tour packages.

3. Camel Riding: Camel Riding in Riyadh is a great way to experience a little bit of Saudi Arabia outside of the city. This adventure activity is perfect for those of you who love being outdoors and have an adventurous spirit. It's also a fantastic opportunity to get up close and personal with the Bedouins who live in the desert near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

In addition, it provides you with a sense of what it would have been like living there during its early days, before any modern transport options surfaced. Thumamah National Park is the perfect environmental getaway in Riyadh, and for solid reasons. This enormous desert, located just north of the city, is one of the nicest spots to go camel riding and horseback riding.

4. Dune Bashing: The golden dunes of Riyadh's desert make it among the world's most spectacular desserts. This tour will help break down barriers in the most thrilling desert adventure, dune bashing with a four-wheeled motorcycle in the dunes, as well as riding stunning Arabian Camels.

Which are the famous mosques to visit in Riyadh?

1. Al Rajhi mosque: The Al Rajhi mosque in Riyadh is one of the largest mosques in Saudi Arabia, and was commissioned by the late Adhael Rajhi himself in 1416 . The mosque was designed by Iraqi architect, Othman Yadi and  is located in Wadi al-Salam, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its roof is made of concrete materials decorated with marble and glass mosaics which adds to its magnificence.

2. Imam Muhammad Al-Othaimeen mosque: Featuring six minarets, it is named after Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University founder and former rector, the late Sheikh Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al-Othaimen. It can accommodate about 10,000 worshippers at any given time and is well worth a visit.

3. Riyadh Grand Mosque: The largest mosque in Riyadh, in terms of area size, is located in the center of the city. King Abdulaziz ordered its construction after the Great Mosque in Mecca in 1365 Hijri. It can accommodate about 2,000 worshippers at any given time and has magnificent architecture.

4. King Abdulaziz Al Saud mosque: Located in the capital, Riyadh and named after Caliph Omar bin Abdulaziz. It was built in 1405 Hijri (1888 AD) and can accommodate about 500 worshippers at any given time. The place has magnificent architecture with marble, lighting and chandeliers.

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