RIYADH HISTORICAL TOUR

King Khalid International Airport (RUH), Airport Road, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Not Rated
Duration

6-7 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

🕌🚗 Welcome to the enchanting Riyadh Historical Tour, where history comes alive and you have the power to shape your adventure just the way you desire! 🗺️💫 Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and captivating tales of Riyadh, with the freedom to craft your own itinerary and explore the city’s wonders at your own pace. 🏰🕌

🏨🌬️ Your comfort is our priority, as our modern air-conditioned vans await to transport you from your hotel in Riyadh to the most remarkable historical landmarks. Relax and enjoy the journey as you are whisked away to a world of cultural splendor and timeless beauty. 🏞️🚐

🗣️👤 Our English-speaking tour leader and driver will be your companions and storytellers throughout the day, guiding you through the fascinating history of each site. With their expertise and knowledge, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of Riyadh’s heritage and the significance of each place you visit. 📖🤝

🎟️🏛️ Discover the wonders of the past without any worries, as we take care of all entrance fees. From ancient palaces to majestic mosques, every site’s doors are open for you to explore and absorb the essence of history. 🎟️💰

💼💼 No need to fret about additional charges, as all service fees and taxes are already covered. We believe in transparency, ensuring you can fully enjoy your tour without any hidden costs. Let us handle the logistics while you focus on creating memories to cherish. 🧳💼

✨🌟 Get ready to uncover the treasures of Riyadh’s history and experience the thrill of a customized tour tailored to your preferences.

For bookings or inquiries, please email us at bookings@directflights.com.au. 📩🌐

Highlights

  • The National Museum, Murraba Palace, Al Zal mareket, Al Masmak, Kingdom tower & Imam turki bin abdullah mosque

Half day Tour

Your Tour leader/driver will be awaiting you. They will be holding a sign of your name, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you. From the moment your tour starts, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, your tour leader will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you Your Tour leader/driver will be awaiting you. They will be holding a sign of your name, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you. From the moment your tour starts, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, your tour leader will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you. Start your tour visiting the National Museum of Saudi Arabia which has been established in 1419 as a significant part of the king Abdulaziz historical center in Riyadh. Very impressive and important museum about the entire Saudi history, Saudi royal family, the kingdom formation, and everything regarding the political context. you will be led to numerous antiques, manuscripts, and documents that are all chronologically organized. It includes eight main halls: Hall of Man and the Universe, Arab Kingdoms, Pre-Islamic Era, Prophet’s Mission, First Saudi State, Unification of the Kingdom Hall & Hall of Hajj, and Two Holy Mosques. The museum includes interesting examples of Arabian and Islamic art as well as architecture. The masterpieces include Prehistoric Elephant Skeleton, huge meteor found in the Empty Quarter in Saudi Arabia desert, Rock Grafitti from the Hejaz region backdate to pre Islamic era, Copy of rosetta stone, an example of Madaian Salah Rock-cut tombs. Then enjoy the National museum park walks through the outdoor gardens one of the best gardens you will visit in Saudi Arabia. King Abdulaziz’s historical park is an open area that you can enjoy with your family. Then proceed to the Hall of King Abdulaziz where there is a showroom of old cars that were used by the king. Then we will move to the next visit to Murraba palace is among the most important palace built by King Abdulaziz. This Palace was to accommodate his family. It was built in the local traditional Najid style by using local building materials only. enjoy amazing photos here inside Murraba palace. Highly recommended (Optional) Saudi Lunch at Najd traditional Saudi top restaurant. The restaurant offers a convenient place rich in history and heritage and rich in delicious traditional Saudi meals. An ideal choice to enjoy the most delicious Saudi cuisine in a distinctive atmosphere that reflects the heritage and life of the beautiful past, with sittings inspired by the ancient past of Saudis. Then you will visit Riyadh’s Souk Al-Zal, a shopping trip through time. The market can trace its history back to 1901, to the beginning of modern Saudi Arabia. It sits within a stone’s throw of the Masmak fortress – the site where, in 1902, a young Ibn Saud and a small band of his most trusted soldiers crept up after dawn prayers, rushed the gate, captured the governor, and announced the return of the Al Saud family. A treasure trove of traditional Eastern artifacts, the souk is one of the major tourist attractions in Riyadh. The word ‘zal’ means ‘carpet’ or ‘floor rug’, referring to the patterned textiles so central to Middle Eastern imagery. Then visit the Al Masmak, Enjoy and step back in time and explore Saudi Arabia’s roots. Fascinating exhibitions on display show maps and photographs of Saudi Arabia, alongside a range of historical artifacts, artworks and audiovisual attractions. A short documentary also re-enacts the capture of the fortress by King Abdul Aziz, whose spearhead you can still see embedded in its wooden gate. Then you will visit Kingdom Tower or Mamlaka Tower the tallest building in the city which is located on the commercial strip in the Oalya district in Riyadh. This is the most famous tower in Riyadh. The shopping mall has lots of facilities and cafes to visit. Sky bridge Al Mamlaka at extra ticket a nice observation bridge where you can get magnificent panoramic view of the city. It has a number of restaurants and shops. Then make a photo stop at The Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Mosque, which is a large local mosque, the architectural style is similar to that of Middle Eastern countries. Travel in comfort back to your hotel, Riyadh has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you.

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • All transfers by modern air-conditioned van from your hotel in Riyadh
  • English speaking tour leader/driver.
  • Entrance fees
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Any extras
  • Tipping

6-7 hours

English

Tour's Location

King Khalid International Airport (RUH), Airport Road, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Add on Options
Saudi Lunch at Najd traditional 60$ Sky Bridge 30$. (Including ticket and extra time for the car) Upgrade to Luxury Large SUV 150$
Schedule
Everyday
Duration
Approx. 6-7 hours
Pickup Time
10:00 am – we can change the time to suit you.
from $250

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