Riyadh City Escape – 4 days

From QAR 4,200 per person

Saudi Arabia has opened its doors to international tourists as it prepared for another arts, culture and entertainment festival: "Riyadh Season", which is organised by the General Entertainment Authority, Riyadh Season is hosting 7,500 events covering everything from music and arts to food and sport.

Riyadh is the birthplace of modern Saudi Arabia, where old-world charm meets 21st-century vision a blend of medieval and millennial makes for a beguiling cultural union. Riyadh translates to “the Gardens,” a reference to the area’s past that dates back to the 14th century, when the land was revered for its fertile soil, many canals and trees. 

Today, Riyadh Province, also known as Al Wosta, is home to the country’s capital: a modern metropolis with a thriving financial and business center and a growing cultural scene. It’s a city rich in history, boasting myriad forts, palaces and compelling museums, and some of the country’s most colourful atmospheric souqs. Still, it's also a modern metropolis, with glittering high-rises and a burgeoning contemporary art scene.

The winter months are ideal for visiting Riyadh; although average high temperatures in the summer can reach 44 degrees C, the top temps in December and January are in the low 20s.

Qatar Airways Holidays offers you the chance to visit Riyadh and spend a wonderful 4 day stay exploring the city.

 

Riyadh Season

Feel the ultimate thrill with marvelous shows, fireworks, and parade floats performed by International performers. An astonishing experience is awaiting you in Riyadh Season Parade.