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3-Hour Walking Tour Of Historic Jeddah
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Museum

  • Duration

    3 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    Arabic, English


Embark on this short heritage tour to Jeddah and get a peak into the history and culture of Al Balad, a UNESCO-declared World Heritage Site. Observe the Red Sea's coastal coral-building traditions with influences and crafts from along the trade routes. Walk through old neighbourhoods, admire the city's oldest mosque, and immerse in the city's culture while strolling through a souq.

  • Explore the historic city of Al-Balad
  • Stroll through its traditional souq
  • Visit the private museum to learn about the city's history
  • Offer your prayers at the oldest mosque in Al Balad
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    • Meet the tour guide at 9:00 a.m. at Bab Almadinh Alballad area (location) and start the historical tour of Al-Balad. It is characterized by a distinctive architectural tradition, including tower houses built in the late 19th century by the city's mercantile elites. 
    • Pass through many old and famous houses, old neighbourhoods (harat), the oldest mosque, markets, and a private house museum.
    • Have some free time for shopping in the old souq, Al-Balad.

    Tour ends.

What's Included
  • Tour guide service
  • One museum ticket
What's Excluded
  • Accommodation (upon request)
  • Airport transportation (upon request; extra charges)
  • Transportation (upon request; extra charges)
  • Any other expenses
  • Traditional dinner and other meals (upon request; extra charges)
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Copy of ID or passport
Know before you go
  • Please note:
    • The time of the tour can be adjusted upon request.
    • More attractions can be added based on your request.
    • There are desert and wild sites near Jeddah where safari, hiking and camping activities can be practised (on special request).
    • Other activities of the sea boat trip, snorkelling, and diving upon request.
    • Islamic traditions must be respected.
    • Women dress modestly and avoid short dresses. (Abayah is optional, not mandatory )
    • Friday morning, most of the shops and souq are closed.
  • Jeddah, the "bride of the Red Sea", is a major Islamic port. The second largest city in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh, the primary sea resort city, the economic and commercial hub. Jeddah is the principal gateway to Mecca, the holiest city in Islam, 65 kilometres to the east, while Medina, the second-holiest city, is 400 kilometres to the north. Located In Makkah Mukaramh province, the second city in the province after Makkah, Jeddah is an urban center on the western coast of the Arabian Peninsula overlooking the Red Sea in the famous, very important historical state Al-Hijaz state. Being at the historic crossroads of pilgrims and traders and the traditional gateway to Mecca, Jeddah is the most fascinating of Saudi Arabia's major cities, with a cosmopolitan and liberal air, which is not present anywhere else in the Kingdom
Meeting Point

Jeddah Saudi Arabia

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 50% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 25 USD 80 Per Person
26 To 40 USD 70 Per Person

This is a group tour

Private Tour Price USD 400
Maximum no. of people 6
Starting From


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USD 80 / person

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