Umrah plus Djedda trip

From Al-Balad World Heritage Site to the Red Sea, the best Djedda has to offer

About this trip

Welcome to Djedda, where your journey begins with a train ride to this bustling city on the Red Sea. Dive into the enchanting underwater world on a snorkeling adventure and behold the colorful corals and exotic fish. Stroll along the Corniche and enjoy typical Arabic dishes as the sun slowly sets. Then discover the rich history of Jedda with a visit to the Tayebat Museum and lose yourself in the enchanting alleys of the historic Al-Balad neighborhood. After an unforgettable stay, a private transfer will take you to the airport for your return flight home.

Highlights

  • The rich underwater world of the Red Sea
  • The Tayebat Museum where 2,500 years of history come to life
  • Enchanting alleys of the historic Al-Balad neighborhood

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Day-to-day

Day 1 | Arrival in Djedda

Welcome to Djedda, the gateway to the Red Sea. You will begin your journey with a pleasant train ride to this vibrant city, where you will be welcomed by the warm sea breeze and vibrant culture. After arriving in Djedda, enjoy a leisurely evening at your hotel.

Day 2 | Discover the rich underwater world

Today you will participate in a snorkeling excursion on the Red Sea, where you will be immersed in the enchanting underwater world. The Red Sea is also one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. Swim past colorful corals, spot exotic fish and be amazed by the stunning biodiversity of this marine paradise. 

After the snorkeling adventure, a walk along the Corniche is scheduled. It is a beautiful place with lushly landscaped walkways and bike paths, where people love to stroll, run and cycle. The Corniche is where the Saudis gather to enjoy the sunset or end the day at one of the typical Arab restaurants. An ideal place to start the conversation with the Saudi and thus learn more about the mysterious Saudi Arabia.

Day 3 | Djedda, a modern metropolis with an ancient soul

Today you will get to know Djedda's rich history and culture in detail. The day begins with a visit to the Tayebat Museum. This museum offers a glimpse into authentic Djedda where they have recreated traditional Hijazi architecture bringing 2,500 years of history to life. Browse through early manuscripts of Arab travelers and explore Islamic history as you walk through beautifully decorated rooms. It feels like a journey through time.

Continue your journey of discovery with a stroll through the enchanting alleys of the Al-Balad neighborhood. Al-Balad, the Old City, is a historic maze where Thousand and One Nights fairy tales seem to come true. Stroll through the souks and narrow alleys of Al-Balad and be blown away by the many impressions.

Day 4 | Return home

Unfortunately, it is already time to say goodbye to enchanting Djedda. After an unforgettable stay, a private transfer will take you to the airport for your flight back home.

Included:

  • Tour program as described including national flight, transportation and transfers
  • Hold and carry-on luggage
  • Entrance fees of named attractions
  • All overnight stays in a quality hotel
  • Breakfast 4x
  • Very comprehensive up-to-date travel information before departure
  • All taxes and surcharges

Not included:

  • International flight
  • Visa
  • Vaccinations
  • Travel and/or cancellation insurance
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Other items not mentioned

Staying in exceptional hotels

The hotels where you stay have been carefully selected by us. Also, the hotels are often beautiful and/or conveniently located: overlooking the Red Sea, among the rock formation of AlUla or at a central and lively spot in Riyadh. We have also included the sustainability aspect in the choice of hotels.

Shada Shatea - Djedda

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