The Saudi Arabia + Oman Experience

Ridyha + Al Ula + Muskat

Are you ready for a journey that combines luxury, adventure, and movie like landscapes? Join us on our 7-night enchanting experience in Saudi Arabia and Oman, where we’ll take you on a captivating adventure through these captivating destinations. 

From immersing in the vibrant culture of Riyadh to exploring the ancient wonders of Al Ula and indulging in the beauty of Oman’s beachfront oasis, this trip promises unforgettable moments at every turn. Get ready to embark on this extraordinary journey.

Can you feel it? The pulsating energy of Riyadh, the awe-inspiring beauty of Al Ula, and the tranquil oasis of Oman. Our journey through Saudi Arabia and Oman will be a magnificent celebration of the richness of these destinations.

We’ll begin our adventure in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, where luxury and tradition converge. From exploring the ancient sites of Musmak Fort and Dirah Souq to witnessing the modern marvels of the King Abdullah Financial District and Kingdom Tower shopping mall, Riyadh will captivate your senses and ignite your spirit.

Next, we’ll journey to Al Ula, a hidden gem nestled in a majestic valley. Immerse yourself in the mysteries of this ancient trading hub and marvel at the wonders of Madain Saleh (Hegra), a World Heritage-listed site that will transport you back in time. As the sun sets, be enchanted by the iconic Elephant Rock, a symbol of strength and grace.

Finally, we’ll arrive in Oman, where a beachfront oasis awaits. Feel the soft sand beneath your feet, soak up the golden rays of the sun, and let the tranquil waves embrace your soul. It’s a place of serenity and beauty, where you can unwind, rejuvenate, and connect with the magic of the Arabian Sea.

Priceless moments and cultural immersion await you on this extraordinary journey through Saudi Arabia and Oman. Get ready to shine and let your magic illuminate every step of the way.

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WHERE YOU'LL GO

Get ready to explore the captivating destinations of Saudi Arabia and Oman. In Riyadh, you'll immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of the city and discover its ancient treasures. Then, venture to Al Ula, where you'll uncover the secrets of an ancient trading hub and witness the wonders of Madain Saleh. Finally, journey to Oman's beachfront oasis, where you'll indulge in relaxation and embrace the beauty of the Arabian Sea.

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WHAT YOU'LL DO

Prepare to be mesmerized by a curated selection of experiences. From savoring delectable culinary delights to participating in Holi celebrations, your journey will be filled with moments that ignite your soul. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Riyadh, explore the ancient wonders of Al Ula, and embrace the serenity of Oman's beachfront paradise. Engage in meaningful connections and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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WHERE YOU'LL STAY

Our accommodations will provide a haven of comfort and luxury. From elegant boutique hotels in Riyadh to a serene desert oasis in Al Ula, and a beachfront resort in Oman, each stay will elevate your experience and provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation, rejuvenation, and celebration.

Explore the day-by-day itinerary.

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Day 1

Step into the vibrant city of Riyadh, where a warm welcome awaits you.

Your journey begins with a seamless transfer to a luxurious hotel, exuding comfort and elegance.

Freshen up before immersing yourself in an enchanting evening, with a tour briefing and delectable welcome dinner.

A special guest speaker will share her knowledge, inviting you to discover the rich cultural tapestry of Saudi Arabia.

Day 2

Awake in Riyadh, a city blending tradition with modernity.

Visit the National Museum to explore Saudi Arabia’s historical treasures. Dive into the city’s heritage as you discover Musmak Fort and the vibrant Dirah Souq.

Indulge in a flavorful lunch showcasing the richness of Saudi cuisine.

Venture to Diriyyah, birthplace of the first Saudi state, and witness the progressive spirit at King Abdullah Financial District and Kingdom Tower shopping mall.

Day 3

Embrace the spirit of adventure as you depart for enchanting Al Ula.

Experience the mesmerizing beauty of the ‘Elephant Rock’ at sunset, sipping aromatic Arabic coffee and savoring local dates.

Retreat to the luxurious Habitas Al Ula resort, nestled in the tranquil desert canyons of Ashar Valley.

Unwind on the yoga deck, indulge at the spa and alchemy bar, and relish regionally inspired cuisine under the starry desert sky.

Day 4

Venture into the wonders of Madain Saleh, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Explore the southernmost settlement of the Nabatean kingdom, marveling at rock-cut tombs, the Nabatean Well, and architectural marvels.

Journey to Al Ragasat, adorned with towering carved rose-colored sandstone formations.

Enjoy a delightful lunch at Pink Camel and wander through the charming Old Town.

Capture panoramic views from the Harrat Viewpoint and savor a fusion of traditional and contemporary cuisine at Somewhere.

Day 5

Bid farewell to Al Ula as you embark on a flight to Oman, a land of captivating beauty and rich traditions.

Arrive at a luxury beachfront resort oasis, where golden sands and crystal-clear waters invite relaxation.

Take a leisurely stroll along the pristine beach, feeling the warm sand beneath your feet and the refreshing sea breeze on your skin.

Let the enchanting beauty of Oman embrace your senses.

Day 6

Embark on an optional full-day tour to discover the breathtaking beauty of Oman.

Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Wadi Shab, a picturesque gorge adorned with lush greenery and cascading waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the serene tranquility of this hidden paradise.

Continue your journey to Bimmah Sinkhole, a natural limestone crater with turquoise waters.

Marvel at unique geological formations and take a refreshing dip.

Allow nature’s marvels to invigorate your spirit and leave you in awe.

Day 7

Embrace the bittersweet farewell to Oman with a memorable yacht sail along the mesmerizing coastline.

Relax on the deck, feeling the gentle sea breeze caress your skin as you take in the breathtaking views.

Reflect on the incredible experiences and unforgettable moments shared with fellow travelers.

Cherish the bonds of sisterhood formed, celebrating the strength, resilience, and magic of black women.

Toast to the memories created and the everlasting spirit of black girl magic.

No matter where you travel, our standards are the same.

YOU CAN ALWAYS EXPECT TO:

Connect with amazing people.

We provide the opportunity to make friendships with people who share your worldview and won't ask why you wear a bonnet to sleep.

Experience attentive
and authentic hospitality.

Not only is the staff of Up in the Air Life dedicated to making sure your trip is flawlessly executed, but we are also intentional about choosing locales and vendors who celebrate Black travelers.

Be pampered with only the best.

There is no need to take a break from your baller lifestyle when you travel with us. Our lodging, excursions, and dining are pure luxury.

Feel safe and secure.

Our experienced American guides and well-maintained local relationships mean that you will have peace of mind when you travel with us.

Say "goodbye" to FOMO.

Our trips are anything but basic. While we make sure you see well-known main attractions, we also develop itineraries that will give you unique stories to share with your friends back home.

HERE'S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

The Saudi Arabia + Oman Experience

What is included:

Our trips get you close to that Beyoncé-on-a-boat lifestyle. Let us handle your travel style glow up.

  • Bon Voyage Group Video Call with the Up in the Air Life Team
  • Pre-trip Concierge Support for Room Upgrades and Booking Optional Tours
  • Pre-trip Concierge Support for Spa Appointments
  • Pre-trip Concierge Support for Restaurant Reservations
  • Private Concierge Chat during your trip for Dining and Spa Reservations
  • 2-night stay in luxurious 5-star hotel in Ridyha, Saudi Arabia
  • 3-night stay in luxurious 5-star hotel in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia
  • 3 night stay in luxurious 5-star hotel in Muskat, Oman
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel
  • A welcome celebratory dinner with wine
  • Welcome guest speaker sharing cultural knowledge.
  • Visit the National Museum, explore Musmak Fort and Dirah Souq, discover Diriyyah, and experience King Abdullah Financial District and Kingdom Tower shopping mall.
  • Visit to Elephant Rock
  • Explore Madain Saleh World Heritage site, visit tombs and palaces, optional helicopter ride, lunch at Pink Camel restaurant, stroll through Old Town, and admire panoramic views from Harrat Viewpoint.
  • Enjoy A Beachfront Oasis Awaits
  • Intracountry Flight from Al Ula to Oman
  • Transportation to all hosted activities
  • Intra-Country flights
  • VIP Meet + Greet Private Airport Transfers
  • Personalized Swag Bag

What is not included:

We take care of all the details on your itinerary once you land. If you want to further personalize your experience, go off!

  • Round-trip airfare to and from the destination
  • Travel Medical Insurance Insurance (Please note this is required to attend the trip.)
  • Room Upgrades are available for purchase after booking
  • Optional tours are available for purchase after booking
  • Tips for Tour Leader, Guides and Drivers
  • Passport or Visa Processing Fees
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the time of travel with at least 2 free visa pages.
  • Expenses for vaccines that may be required

Can you envision yourself on this trip?

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