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Cultural & culinary journey in Al Ahsa

Al Ahsa

Discover the past of the Al Ahsa region through its top attractions and explore many treasures from the bygone era.

7.5 hours
7.5 hours
Al Qarah Mountain visit
Al Qarah Mountain visit
Trip to Dar Al Turath Museum & Jawatha Mosque
Trip to Dar Al Turath Museum & Jawatha Mosque
Al Koot area tour
Al Koot area tour
Lunch
Lunch
Transportation
Transportation
Tour guide
Tour guide
Entry tickets
Entry tickets

What to expect

Embark on a journey of exploration at the cultural destination of Al Ahsa. After reaching the destination & feasting on traditional cuisine, you can head to the gorgeous Al Qarah Mountain and enjoy the picturesque views. Your next halt is the Dar Al Turath Museum where you can find treasures ...

1:30 PM

Meet up
Arrive at the Hofuf train station where you will be greeted by our representative and begin your tour.

1:45 PM

Lunch
Enjoy traditional Al Ahsa cuisine at one of the local restaurants.

3:00 PM

Head to Al Qarah Mountain
After lunch, you can set off to the breathtaking Al Qarah Mountain, which is known for its natural beauty and deep caves.

4:10 PM

Visit the Dar Al Turath Museum
Explore the treasures from the past at the Dar Al Turath Museum, which is designed in traditional Al Ahsa architecture. Among other things, discover old manuscripts, weapons and tools here. You'll then visit the iconic Dougha Handmade Pottery Factory. Travel back in time and take a look at the beautiful display of pots. Take a guided tour and try your hands at pottery and buy some souvenirs. After this tour, you'll head to the Jawatha Mosque, which was built in 629 AD and holds a lot of religious and cultural significance.

5:50 PM

Visit a traditional bakery
Enjoy some local delicacies during your visit.

6:15 PM

Head to Al Koot area
Head to Al Koot area, one of the oldest neighbourhoods of Al Ahsa, and visit attractions such as Ibrahim Palace, which served as a military barrack in the past and Al Qaisariah Souq, one of the oldest markets in the Kingdom that sells local produce. You'll also get a chance to visit Al Amrerya School, which is designed in Islamic architecture and Bait Al Bai’ah - the House of Allegiance where locals pledged their loyalty to King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud.

9:00 PM

Head back to the Hofuf train station
After visiting the Al Koot area, you come to the end of the tour and head back to the Hofuf train station.

What's included

Al Qarah Mountain visit
Trip to Dar Al Turath Museum & Jawatha Mosque
Al koot area tour
Lunch at a traditional restaurant
Entrance tickets
Transportation
Arabic-speaking tour guide
Snacks and water
First aid

Things to know

COVID-19 measures

- Guests are required to use face masks in public areas.

- Social distancing will be enforced throughout the whole experience.

Terms & conditions

- Customers can get in touch with Almosafer's Customer Support Team at 920000997 for any questions/queries.

- Train tickets are not included in this package.

What to bring

Sunglasses

Comfortable clothing

SAR 300.00
* (Price includes VAT)
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