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New Limited Edition Small Group Journeys

Saudi Arabia: Desert Kingdoms 2022-23

8 days from $9,895 per person

Limited to 18 guests

This journey is a unique opportunity to travel with other international guests on a limited-edition itinerary operated by A&K Australia.

The birthplace and spiritual home of Islam, Saudi Arabia is a mysterious desert kingdom that has been closed to much of the outside world until recently. Discover the many hidden delights of this uncharted territory, from the capital’s bustling center to a traditional mud-brick village, galleries of ancient rock art and modern museums.

A&K Advantages

  • Visit historic monuments and an array of UNESCO-listed wonders, including Jeddah’s Floating Mosque
  • Explore the fascinating capital city of Riyadh, a showcase for modern Saudi Arabia
  • Experience the mysterious mountain and desert landscapes of Al Ula, as well as breathtaking sites such as Madain Saleh, Al Ragasat and Elephant Rock
  • Attend a special guest lecture on treasured antiquities
  • Immerse yourself in the local language with a Thamudic script demonstration
  • Savor Saudi hospitality with lunch at a local farm
  • Witness a captivating demonstration of traditional dance alongside a flavorful farewell dinner

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Day 2
Riyadh | Monuments & Historic Artifacts
Day 3
Hail | Ancient Rock Art
Day 4
Al Ula | Towering Ancient Monuments
Day 5
Al Ula | Imposing Mountains & Legendary Landscapes
Day 6
Jeddah | Captivating Port City
Day 7
Jeddah | Ancient City Explorations & Design Your Day
Day 8
Depart Jeddah

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