Kick-off your tour with a pick-up from Jeddah airport then drive to start your tour to visit Jeddah’s historical downtown area (Al-Balad) which is the historical area well known as the Old Town, where many of the oldest families used to live and work. It shows off the old buildings, a traditional souk, and many restaurants, where visitors get to walk amid the old streets and experience the traditional landscape of the old town. This history tour of Old Town will take you along all the less known must-see local spots including Beit Nassif, Makkah gate for a photo stop, Historical Jeddah north gate stop for a photo, other historical houses provide a rare opportunity for you to experience the blend of traditional architecture with modernity Old Market hidden gems.
Then you will visit Al Tayebat International City Museum, which is a maze of different rooms covering Saudi history, architecture, interior decoration, Islamic art from Saudi and other Islamic countries. It has four-floor collection displays ranging from pre-Islamic artifacts, exquisite Islamic manuscripts, old coins, and weaponry to stunning furniture, pottery, and traditional Saudi dress. Replicas of home interiors from every region are also featured. Exhibits are accompanied by excellent information panels, as well as dioramas of the Kingdom’s provinces.
After that, you will enjoy a ride along The New Jeddah Corniche is the 30 km coastal resort area of the city of Jeddah. Located along the Red Sea, the corniche features the coastal road, recreation areas, pavilions, and large-scale civic sculptures for all to enjoy and take pictures. End the tour by visiting The Floating Mosque, this single domed architectural marvel that sits literally on the sea symbolizes Jeddah’s bold storm into the modern age. Sitting on an enviable location, the mosque’s courtyard offers unencumbered views of the Red Sea, making it a popular tourist site. After finishing the tour you will be transferred back to the Jeddah Airport.