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 Some highlights of the trip: 

  • An archaeological site visit to the Mosque of the Khalifa Omar ibn al-Khattab accompanied by Professor Romolo Loreto, Director of the Italian mission in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of Dumat al-Jandal. The mosque is believed to have been built in the year 16 AH. 
  • The Marid Castle located in the ancient town of Dumat Al-Jandal in the Al Jouf province northern Saudi Arabia. 
  • The archaeological site of the group of sandstone Rajajil Columns
  • Olive tree farm visit

Itineraries

Day 1 Thursday

Date : 04/11/2021

Time : 12:35 pm

Arrival

12:35 PM Arrival at Al Jouf Airport

Day 1 Thursday

Date : 04/11/2021

Time : 12:45 pm

Rajajil Columns

Transfer by bus to site visit of Rajajil Columns with Professor Romolo Loreto.

Day 1 Thursday

Date : 04/11/2021

Dumat al-Jandal

Dumat al-Jandal is an oasis in northern KSA which was known in ancient times as Adumatu as is mentioned in the 8-7 c BCE writings during the Assyrian period. It was known as an Arab kingdom and was ruled by several powerful queens. Among these women were queens Zabiba and Samsi. In the early Islamic period Dumat al -Jandal came under Islamic domain after the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH_ sent Khalid Ibn Al Walid to subdue the tribes who were raiding and disrupting the trade caravans and to restore order.
The Omar mosque is located in Dumat al-Jandal and dates to the early Islamic period.

Day 1 Thursday

Date : 04/11/2021

Time : 7:30 pm

Dinner

Outdoor dinner at Lake Dumat al-Jandal with music and entertainment.

Day 1 Thursday

Date : 04/11/2021

Time : 9:30 pm

Transfer

Transfer to Hotel Al Nuzul

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 9:00 am

Breakfast

Breakfast at the market (TBC)

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 10:30 am

Olive Farm

Transfer to olive farm. In 2007 KSA planted 52,000 acres with 5 million olive trees in al-Jouf making it the largest modern olive farm in the world and now holding the Guiness Book of Records.

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 12:00 pm

Friday Prayer

Friday prayer at the olive farm

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 1:00 pm

Olive Farm

Tour of olive farm

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 2:00 pm

Lunch

Lunch at the olive farm

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 4:00 pm

Traditional handcraft souq

Transfer back to town for traditional handcraft souq

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 7:00 pm

Transfer

Transfer to dinner area

Day 2 Friday

Date : 29/11/2021

Time : 7:30 pm

Dinner

Outdoor dinner with music and entertainment (TBC)

Day 2 Friday

Date : 05/11/2021

Time : 10:00 pm

Transfer

Transfer back to hotel

Day 3 Saturday

Date : 06/11/2021

Time : 8:30 am

Breakfast

Breakfast at hotel and checkout

Day 3 Saturday

Date : 06/11/2021

Time : 9:30 am

AbdulRahman Al Sudairi Cultural Centre

Transfer to AbdulRahman Al Sudairi Cultural Centre

Day 3 Saturday

Date : 06/11/2021

Time : 12:30 pm

Transfer

Transfer to lunch

Day 3 Saturday

Date : 06/11/2021

Time : 1:00 pm

Lunch

Lunch (TBC)

Day 3 Saturday

Date : 06/11/2021

Time : 3:30 pm

Marid Fortress

Transfer to the historic military Marid Fortress. In the 3rdc CE Queen Zenobia from Palmyra tried unsuccessfully to invade Dumat al-Jandal. In the 1976 excavations of the area Nabatean and Roman ceramics were uncovered dating back to the 1st and 2nd c CE.

Day 3 Saturday

Date : 06/11/2021

Airport Transfer

Transfer to the airport

  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • accommodation throughout as shown in the itinerary
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinners;
  • All entrance fees, visits, excursions and transportation as per the itinerary
  • Aratuities in restaurants for included meals; gratuities to guide/s gratuities to driver/s; porterage
  • Local English/Arabic-speaking guide/s
  • The services of your tour leader throughout
  • International flights to Saudi Arabia
  • Alcohol with meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal expenditure (e.g. telephone calls / laundry etc.)
  • Government levies or taxes introduced after costing and publication of this programme on 29 October 2021
  • Pricing Name
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  • Pricing Name Non Members Double Accommodation
    Start Monday 29/11/2021
    End Monday 29/11/2021
    1 - 30 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 30

    Adult ( 1 - 30 Pax ) 7,600.00SAR 0.00SAR /Person

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  • Pricing Name Non Members Single Accommodation
    Start Monday 29/11/2021
    End Monday 29/11/2021
    1 - 30 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 30

    Adult ( 1 - 30 Pax ) 8,250.00SAR 0.00SAR /Person

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  • Pricing Name The Barakat Trust Members Single Accommodation
    Start Monday 29/11/2021
    End Monday 29/11/2021
    1 - 30 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 30

    Adult ( 1 - 30 Pax ) 7,425.00SAR 0.00SAR /Person

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  • Pricing Name The Barakat Trust Members Double Accommodation
    Start Monday 29/11/2021
    End Monday 29/11/2021
    1 - 10 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 10

    Adult ( 1 - 10 Pax ) 6,840.00SAR 0.00SAR /Person

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  • Pricing Name Demo Booking Price
    Start Monday 29/11/2021
    End Monday 29/11/2021
    1 - 30 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 30

    Adult ( 1 - 30 Pax ) 5.00SAR 0.00SAR /Person

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