Saudi Explorer: Across the Arabian Peninsula

Saudi Explorer: Across the Arabian Peninsula

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Saudi Explorer: Across the Arabian Peninsula

14 Days Starting and ending in Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Visiting:

Saudi Arabia

Tour operator:

Exodus

Physical rating:

Low, Leisurely / Moderate

Special diets catered:

Please advise requests

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

AXY

Group size:

4 - 16

Age range:

16 to 99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

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$6436 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

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Tour Overview

While Muslims have made pilgrimage to the birthplace of Islam for centuries, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has only recently begun to open up to other travellers. This cultural tour of Saudi Arabia takes us to many of this vast country’s most intriguing destinations. We’ll take in several UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Nabatean ruins at Hegra, rock art at Jubbah, Al Ahsa oasis and Jeddah’s historic centre. We’ll travel through landscapes ranging from desert through to high mountains and to the coasts of the Red Sea and Persian Gulf. Along the way we’ll explore modern cities, carefully preserved traditional villages, the world’s largest camel market, Medina - Islam’s second holiest city and authentic souks. By visiting now, we’ll see a country beginning to open itself up more widely to the world and undergoing a period of considerable change.

Highlights

  • Explore the Nabatean ruins at Hegra

  • Witness the world’s largest camel market

  • Soak up history and tradition in Al Ahsa Oasis

  • Glimpse Islam’s second holiest city - Medina

  • Delve into Jeddah’s historic Al Balad district

  • Ponder ancient rock art at Jubbah

  • Journey through the Shada Mountains

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Start in Riyadh

Arrive Riyadh and make your way to the hotel. Land only travellers can arrive into Riyadh any time today. Hotel will be available for check-in from mid-afternoon.
Overnight at Centro Olaya Hotel by Rotana or similar

icon Day 2 : Ushaiger Heritage Village and Souks of Al Qassim. Drive to Buraydah
Meals Included:

  breakfast


We make an early start today and begin our journey by road towards Buraydah, 400 kilometres away, making stops on the way. The highlight of the day is Ushaiger Heritage Village, one of the oldest settlements in the region which boasts some stunning traditional Najdi architecture.
Following time at Ushaiger, we continue our journey, passing the villages of Al Mithnab (an example of a traditional fortified village) and Al-Ghat.
Buraydah is the capital of Al-Qassim province and lies equidistant from the Red Sea to the west and the Persian Gulf to the east, in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. The climate is typical of the desert, with hot summers, cold winters, and low humidity. Agriculture is still the cornerstone of the economy and traditional oasis produce such as dates, lemons, oranges and other fruits are important. The area is also known for its fine traditional mudbrick architecture. The beautifully restored Souq Musawkaf in Unaizah is one of the best examples and comes to life in the evenings.
We will visit Al Bassam Heritage House in Unaizah, about 25 minutes from Buraydah. The house was built in 1955 using traditional Najdi ventilation and lighting techniques and spans 3,500 square meters. It features 30 rooms on two floors, including bedrooms, guest rooms, and storage rooms. Inside, visitors can enjoy ancient crafts, traditional foods, folk tales, poems, and ancestral heritage and history.
We head back into the city to stroll through the date market to pick some tasty treats before check-in at the hotel. Our visit to the city will include also The Women’s Souq, and the Al Jerredah Souq, which specialise in art and crafts.
We'll drive about 400 km in total today.
Overnight at Golden Tulip Buraydah or similar

icon Day 3 : Buraydah Camel Market. Drive to Hail via Faid and Al-Hutaymah Crater
Meals Included:

  breakfast


Early this morning we’ll visit Buraydah’s camel market – the largest in the world! Here thousands of camels, goats and sheep are bought and sold, along with saddles and other accessories. This is a chaotic and truly unique Saudi experience.
After the camel market we leave the province of Al-Qassim behind and head further into the desert. We stop at the pre-Islamic city of Faid, a stopover on old caravan routes. On our three hour drive, we’ll notice a change in terrain from sand dunes and oases to imposing granite formations of Jebel Aja near the city of Hail. Along the way, we will cross the easternmost lava fields of Saudi Arabia called Harrat Al-Hutaymah where a volcanic crater can be visited. We arrive in Hail around lunchtime and check into our hotel.
We'll drive about 280 km in total today.
Overnight at Hotel Tramontane or similar

icon Day 4 : UNESCO Rock Art at Jubbah. Drive to AlUla
Meals Included:

  breakfast, dinner


We begin the day by heading to Jubbah which lies on an ancient lake. Several sites of ancient human settlement from the Middle Paleolithic period have been found around the margin of the paleolake. Jubbah is surrounded by large sandstone outcrops that are filled with ancient petroglyphs and inscriptions, which form part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The inscriptions depict animals such as aurochs, cheetahs and lions which were present here when the region was wetter with a savannah-like climate.
After our visit to Jubbah, we drive to AlUla. The journey passes through Nefud Al Kabir which literally means the “great extent of sand dunes”. It is 290 kilometres long and 225 kilometres wide. We arrive into AlUla early evening and check in at our beautifully located permanent desert camp, our base for the next two nights.
Optionally (payable locally – approximately US$110 per person), you can take a star-gazing trip this evening. Far from city lights, vast open spaces in the remote desert create some of the world's most impressive dark skies, making AlUla an ideal place for star watching.
We'll drive about 480 km today.
Overnight at Sahary Resort or similar

icon Day 5 : Dadan & Old AlUla
Meals Included:

  breakfast, dinner


AlUla is an ancient oasis that has been inhabited for the last 7,000 years evidenced by ancient carvings.
In the morning we visit the ancient city of Dadan - amongst the most significant discoveries in all of AlUla. Dadan was the capital of the Dadan and Lihyan Kingdoms and dates back to between the late 9th and early 8th century BCE (Kingdom of Dadan) and 5th to 2nd century BCE (Kingdom of Lihyan). During the 1st millennium BCE, the city of Dadan developed due to its strategic location on the frankincense trade road. The Nabatean people coming from Petra settled 30 kilometres north of Dadan in Al-Hijr where they built monumental tombs similar to the ones they dug in Petra.
We have time for lunch in the centre of AlUla where there is a good choice of restaurants, then continue to the Old City of AlUla. The city had nearly 900 houses and five town squares and the remains of some of the original stone and mudbrick buildings can still be seen today. In the 12th  century, Old AlUla became an important settlement along the pilgrimage route from Damascus to Mecca.
Overnight at Sahary Resort or similar

icon Day 6 : Hegra UNESCO World Heritage Site. Drive to Medina
Meals Included:

  breakfast


We begin our day with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra (Madain Saleh). Hegra is the southernmost major city of the Nabatean Kingdom that flourished thanks to the caravan trade between the 2nd century BCE until the Roman conquest in 106 CE. It is the second richest Nabatean city in terms of monumental tombs with more than 130 decorated funeral monuments including some of the most vibrant and well conserved architectural achievements of the Nabatean builders. We will explore this fascinating site and the secrets of its tombs, ancient inscriptions, stone structures, and more. In the afternoon we will drive towards the holy city of Medina.
We'll drive about 330 km today.
Overnight at La Meriden or similar

icon Day 7 : Medina. Train to Jeddah
Meals Included:

  breakfast


This morning we’ll visit some of the outer parts of Medina, Islam’s second holiest city, a major pilgrimage site. While tourists are strictly forbidden from visiting Mecca, we are able to see some parts of Medina. We’ll view the vast Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) from the outside - the striking Green Dome rises above the tombs of the Prophet Muhammad and early Islamic leaders Abu Bakr and Umar. The Masjid al-Qiblatain (Qiblatain Mosque) is known as the site where the Prophet Muhammad received the command to change the direction of prayer to Mecca. We will also get to visit some of the seven mosques from a distance. We’ll visit the Dar Al Madina museum which shows Medina’s heritage and history featuring different archaeological collections, visual galleries, and rare images. We will visit the edges of the city, avoiding the pilgrimage areas and we conclude the day with a short walk near Mount Uhud.
In the afternoon we’ll travel by high speed train to Jeddah, covering over 400 kms in less than two hours. Check-in procedures for the train are similar to that of a flight, including security checks. On arrival in Jeddah, we’ll be taken to our hotel for the night.
Overnight at Hotel Ruve or similar

icon Day 8 : Jeddah, including Al-Balad UNESCO World Heritage Site
Meals Included:

  breakfast


We will start our tour with a visit to Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum which presents local and Arabian heritage, we then continue old Jeddah. We will enjoy a wonderful walk in Al-Balad, the old part of the city and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour of the old town will take us to the old market and galleries and we’ll be able to try local Jeddah food. While visiting Al-Balad, we will see Beit Nassif (from outside only), one of the prominent renovated structures in the old city, which dates back to the mid-1800s. The five-story building provides a rare opportunity for visitors to experience the blend of traditional architecture with modernity. We will visit also Gabel Street.
After lunch, we drive to Jeddah Corniche - the 30 km coastal resort area of the city on the Red Sea. The corniche features a coastal road, recreation areas, pavilions, and large-scale civic sculptures.
Overnight at Hotel Ruve or similar

icon Day 9 : Drive to Taif and the Sarawat Mountains
Meals Included:

  breakfast


We will start our journey to drive up the Sarawat Mountains Range that spread all along the western side of the Arabian Peninsula from Yemen to Jordan. Once we have passed the crest peaking at nearly 2,000 meters above sea level, we will descend down the eastern side towards the city of Taif.
Taif, thanks to its location above 1,600 meters benefits from cooler weather, especially in summer when people travel there for its greenery, lower temperatures, beautiful scenery and relaxed atmosphere. Our tour will start with a drive to enjoy the majestic panoramic view of Al Hada mountain. In the afternoon we will visit a rose factory where the people of Taif gather local roses to make one of the best rose perfumes in the world. Our tour will finish with the Sharif Museum.
We'll drive about 200 km today.
Overnight at Velar Inn or similar

icon Day 10 : To Al Baha. Thee Ain Village.
Meals Included:

  breakfast


This morning we will start our journey to Al Bahah. Al Baha is a city in the west of Saudi Arabia in the Hejaz area. It is the capital of the Al Bahah Region and is one of the Kingdom’s prime tourist attractions. It enjoys a pleasant climate and is surrounded by more than forty forests. On arrival, we will visit the Marble Village of Dhee Ayn. It’s an amazing place, showcasing the quality of ancient construction. The village was named after the water that flows from the nearby mountains and the area is famous for banana and other fruit plantations. The village dates back about 400 years, and has witnessed the battles between the Ottoman Turks and its inhabitants.
Following time for lunch we will drive to Raghavan Forest Park, Al-Surat Mountains to visit Al Mud Village. and finally to Khairah Forest Park before returning to our hotel.
We'll drive about 250 km today.
Overnight at Swiss Spirit or similar

icon Day 11 : Sheda Village
Meals Included:

  breakfast


Today we discover the highlands of Al Bahah, more than 2000 meters above sea level. We start with a visit to some traditional stone houses typical of the southern mountains of Arabia. Then we visit some amazing viewpoints from the vertiginous cliffs of the Sarawat mountain range near Al Bahah and the nearby city of Baljureshi.
Later we will drive to Sheda Village. Nestled halfway up the peak of Jabal Mussala Ibrahim is the hidden village of Sheda, offering dramatic views across the green cliffs and valleys of the Sarawat Mountains. As we venture up, the air becomes much cooler and drier, which has allowed rare plants like the white Capparis cartilage flower (sometimes called Cartilage caper) and the Dendrosicyos tree (also known as the cucumber tree) to grow. Along the picturesque drive up its slopes, we’ll pass ancient stone houses dotting the roadside, offering a glimpse of a time and community past. To complete the picture-postcard view, a nearby natural spring provides water to a lush oasis surrounding the bottom of the hill. The village was named after a water spring (Ayn in Arabic) that flows continuously from the nearby mountains to several reservoirs.
Overnight at Swiss Spirit or similar

icon Day 12 : Fly to Damman. To Al Ahsa Oasis UNESCO World Heritage Site
Meals Included:

  breakfast


Fly from Al Baha to Dammam. Old Al Uqayr Seaport and transfer to Hofuf
This morning we’ll fly from Al Baha to Dammam on the Persian (or Arabian) Gulf. We’ll visit Dammam briefly, then head off to explore the Old Al Uqayr Seaport on beautiful Half-Moon Bay. The old port includes administrative buildings, a fort, and a market. It was built by the Ottomans in the 17th century and has been partly restored recently.
After visiting Al Uqayr, we’ll head towards Al Ahsa Oasis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We start our exploration of the area at a stunning viewpoint over Yellow Lake located just a few kilometers east of the city of Hofuf. The lake takes its name from the colour of the surrounding dunes. This landscape made of flat ground rich with water in between dunes is typical of the Eastern Province and is called sabkha. We will drive through dunes and sabkhas, before reaching our destination - Hofuf. Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Overnight at Garden Plaza, Hofuf

icon Day 13 : Explore Hofuf and Al Ahsa Oasis
Meals Included:

  breakfast


This morning we will visit Al Hofuf, the main city of Al Ahsa region. Al Ahsa is the largest oasis in the covering an area of around 85 square km. There are more than 2.5 million palm trees, fed from a huge underground aquifer which allows agriculture all year round in a region that is otherwise desert. Al Ahsa also hosts an ancient secret: the Greek geographer Strabo described an ancient Arab kingdom whose capital Gerrha had "fancy tools made out of gold and silver, large homes which have their doors, walls and roofs filled with gold, silver, and holy stones". Until today this site has not been found by archaeologists but one of the candidates is Al Hofuf. We will visit the Ibrahim Fort and its mosque, then the Jebel Qarah, a limestone outcrop with caves and canyons that offers a viewpoint over the huge palm tree cultivations. We will finish the day at the historical mosque of Jawatha.
Overnight at Garden Plaza, Hofuf or similar

icon Day 14 : Train to Riyadh. Riyadh city tour
Meals Included:

  breakfast


This morning we’ll take a high speed train from Hofuf to Riyadh. The journey takes about two hours. We start our tour of Riyadh with a visit to the National Museum, with exhibits on Saudi heritage and culture, giving an overview of Arabian civilization from Prehistory to the modern era.
We pass Riyadh Tower, a 99-story skyscraper. When completed in 2002, it overtook the 267-meter Faisaliah Tower as the tallest tower in Saudi Arabia. We will continue to Masmak Fort and its museum which depicts the history of the conquest of Arabia by the Al-Saud family. The palace was built during the reign of Abdullah bin Rashid in 1895 to serve as a military garrison for the Abdullah bin Rashid army. King Abdulaziz, the father of the nation today, captured the fort in 1902 making this fort the birthplace of the 3rd Saudi Kingdom. We’ll be able to have lunch will at one of the traditional restaurants in the city. We will visit Dira Souq and learn about Saudi traditional clothing and the way in which it is made. In the evening, we'll visit Diriyah for a sound and light show at the ruins.
As most flights (including our group flight) depart very early tomorrow morning, we just include a small number of hotel rooms shared between the whole group for tonight, allowing for a shower and repacking of bags. If you would like your own room for tonight, this is possible at additional cost, please let us know at the time of booking.
Transfer to the airport very late tonight.

What's Included

  • All breakfasts, and 2 dinners

  • All accommodation (except final night in Riyadh)

  • All transport and listed activities

  • Arrival & departure transfers for group flights

  • Tour leader throughout

What's Not Included

  • Travel insurance

  • Single accommodation (available on request)

  • Visas or vaccinations

  • Optional star gazing in AlUla

Food

Saudi food often features rice and meat. Lunch is traditionally the main meal of the day. Kabsa is considered the national dish, it consists of richly spiced rice with chicken, meat or fish and is often accompanied by a salsa or salad. Meat stews are a common lunch or dinner. Breakfasts in Saudi Arabia are often quite simple and usually feature coffee and dates. Fresh juices such as mango, orange and hibiscus are popular, as are juice-based cocktails, qahwa (a green coffee bean and cardamon based drink often served with dates) and tea are common too. Alcohol and pork are strictly prohibited in Saudi Arabia, do not bring either into the country. Please advise at time of booking if you have any dietary requirements.

Accommodation

Throughout the tour, you will spend 11 nights in hotels and 2 nights in a tented style desert resort in AlUla. Hotels are mostly modern and of at least four star standard, all have air-conditioning. The desert resort has 80 tent style rooms. All have proper beds, en suite bathrooms and air-conditioning. Please be advised that the accommodation listed in each location on the day to day itinerary are the hotels usually used. However, there may be some departures where groups stay at different hotels of the same standard and quality due to availability. Single supplements are available (on request) and are valid for all nights during the tour. Please enquire at time of booking if you would like to request a single supplement.

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What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

If you wish to make any changes to your booking, particularly if you need to alter any flights booked through us, please let us know as soon as possible. There is a booking or flight amendment fee of £40 per change and flight amendments often incur extra airline costs depending on the changes to be made and if the ticket has been issued or not.

How long has the tour company been trading?

Exodus has been trading since 1974

What documents will I receive before I travel?

Your final joining instructions and flight details, if booked with us, will then be sent out 2 to 3 weeks before departure. If you would like a hard copy posted, or if you require these any earlier, please contact the customer operations team. We advise that if you are booking connecting travel before receiving these, please ensure you leave plenty of time.

Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

Travellers are welcome to opt to share a room with a tour member of the same gender for no additional charge. If you'd like your own room, we can request a single supplement so that you will have your own room throughout.

Can I join the tour once it has departed?

You are welcome to meet the group after the tour has departed however there is no reduction in rate for joining a tour after the departure date.

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Feb 11, 2024

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Feb 24, 2024
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$7028 (USD)
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$7028 (USD)

tourhub discount: $351

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Apr 14, 2024

Saturday

Apr 27, 2024
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$7066
$6731 (USD)
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$6731 (USD)

tourhub discount: $336

Including Flights from the UK

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Sunday

Apr 14, 2024

Saturday

Apr 27, 2024
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$7379
$7028 (USD)
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$7028 (USD)

tourhub discount: $351

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    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of exodus charges.

    Up to 42 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 20 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

Saudi Explorer: Across the Arabian Peninsula

14 Days Starting and ending in Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Visiting:

Saudi Arabia

Tour operator:

Exodus

Physical rating:

Low, Leisurely / Moderate

Special diets catered:

Please advise requests

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

AXY

Group size:

4 - 16

Age range:

16 to 99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
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$6436 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

tourhub discount: $321

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  • I am a travel obsessed scottish girl with a love for Africa, Kenya specifically! I don't think there's a single place I wouldn't go! I love solo and group travelling and volunteering across the world!

Yosemite West

United States

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"There are so many hikes and beautiful scenic nature views, especially along the valley. Head to Mariposa for some scenic trails. "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Sunset offers incredible opportunities to view wildlife & watch the colours highlight El Capitan as the sun sinks beyond the horizon."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Look for wildlife sightings throughout the park!"

Must pack items for Yosemite West

"-Warm layers (even in summer as temps can drop quite quickly when the sun goes down). -Reusable water bottle, sunscreen, bug repellent, sturdy hiking boots, binoculars, camera & sunglasses."

Benefits of a tour guide for Yosemite West

"Access to information about the best hikes, insights and tips to make your trip magical and unique! "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head towards the Hetch Hetchy reservoir for some amazing views of the stunning lakes along the Sierra Nevada mountain range."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Drive along the valley for amazing views of El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls and giant sequoia trees. Head up to Tunnel View for stunning views of the valley below."

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Yellowstone National Park

United States

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Best time to watch Old Faithful erupt is around sunset, there will be less crowds & beautiful sunset views!"

What do you love most about Yellowstone National Park?

"There are so many natural wonders to observe and amazing places to explore!"

Must pack items for Yellowstone National Park

"Pack for the weather & season, bring layers, an umbrella, a reusable water bottle, comfortable shoes, bear spray and of course, your camera!"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Plan to visit the North entrance & see the Teddy Roosevelt Archway."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Keep a keen eye out for abundant wildlife, especially in the Hayden Valley area!"

Benefits of a tour guide for Yellowstone National Park

"They're able to provide tips and insights, and ensure you see the best sights throughout Yellowstone NP!"

Favourite time of year to visit Yellowstone National Park

"Mid-May to early June for great weather & smaller crowds."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone & walk the north rim trail for epic views!"

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

San Francisco

United States

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Head to the top of Bernal Heights Park for 360° views of the city, bay & Oakland."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Capture the unique views of Golden Gate Bridge!"

What do you love most about San Francisco?

"Marvel at Redwood trees."

What do you love most about San Francisco?

"Find unique views of San Fran from Sausalito. "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"If you're a move fanatic, you can find the "Mrs. Doubtfire" home and several other film locations around the city."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Take a relaxing walk around Palace of Fine Arts."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Visit the Sutro Baths."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Visit the Japanese Gardens at Golden Gate Park! "

Must pack items for San Francisco

"Pack layers, an umbrella, comfortable walking shoes, a reusable water bottle, sunscreen & a hat or sun hat."

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Charleston

United States

What do you love most about Charleston?

"One of the best-kept, charming & quaint historic towns in the USA. "

Benefits of a tour guide for Charleston

"Known as the holy city, there are so many historic churches to explore & a tour guide can provide all sorts of insights & information about the history of Charleston."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Walk off the beaten path & put down the map, Charleston is a picturesque city with hundreds of quiet little lanes just waiting to be explored."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Plan to wear comfortable shoes that have grip & can handle cobblestone streets!"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Callie's Hot Little Biscuit and grab a sample of the delicious fresh-baked biscuits!"

What do you love most about Charleston?

"A plethora of amazing restaurants provide ample opportunities to sample local favourites, such as unicorn grits, fried green tomatoes or fried okra."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"There are 5 historic plantations in the area to tour. "

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Savannah

United States

What do you love most about Savannah?

"Explore the historic Wormsloe Plantation: drive the gorgeous tree-lined drive, walk nature trails and observe ruins."

What do you love most about Savannah?

"There are over 20 squares, which function like a park located all around the city. They're perfect for resting weary feet & people watching."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Forsyth fountain and enjoy the shade while you stroll under the tree-lined path."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Sample amazing local cuisine at Collins Quarter near Forsyth Park."

Must pack items for Savannah

"Sunscreen, sun hat, bug spray, reusable water bottle & comfortable walking shoes."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Explore the historic Riverfront area, browse the shops & sample a free praline or grab some gelato at Savannah's Candy Kitchen."

Favourite time of year to visit Savannah

"Spring is wonderful because the weather is perfect, warm but not humid."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Valldemossa

Spain

Favourite time of year to visit Valldemossa

"The best time to visit this place is from October - April, whilwhene there are much fewer people and the temperature is so mild. During the summer it can be extremely crowded and hot!"

What do you love most about Valldemossa?

"The little streets with the green plants are so cute and the views are just perfect from every corner!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"▫️Try the coco de patata ▪️Wander around the pretty streets ▫️Visit the Chopin museum ▪️Visit the Carthusian Monastery ▫️Relax at Jardin Rei Joan Carles garden "

@biankadventures's Top Tips

"You can combine this beautiful village with a visit to Deià, Soller and Fornatlux!"

Must pack items for Valldemossa

"Bring comfortable shoes as you will walk a lot. Also bring water, during the summer bring sunscreen and a hat to avoid the heat! "

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  • Traveller
  • Countries Visited:

    27 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    New York

  • Dream Destination:

    Peru

  • About them:
  • I am a huge travel addict who has a regular 9-5 job and outside of this try to explore the world, search for unique places and hidden gems! I hope my tips and photos can be an inspiration for you!