Travel to Riyadh and you'll find that the city is full of interesting activities to take up. Spend a night or two under the stars and enjoy the beauty of nature in one of Riyadh’s many camping sites. Rawdhat Nourah, Rawdhat Khuraim, Rawdhat Al-Khafs, and Thumama National Park are popular choices for an unparalleled camping experience with some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the area.
‘Dune bashing’ in a 4x4 at the Thumama sand dunes, or guided tours of the desert, are another great way to escape the city for more adventure.
If you’re looking to stay active, you can tee off at the Dirab Golf and Country Club, just 30 minutes from the city, where you can also find tennis courts and a swimming pool. Football is also a popular pastime here. Matches are often held at King Fahd Stadium.
Get a glimpse into the past with a visit to Al Diriyah boasts stunning architecture and diverse parks that usually host seasonal events, folk performances, markets and food venues with an authentic flavour.
If you’re visiting in winter, be sure to make time for ‘Riyadh Season’ and experience the essence of Saudi culture. ‘Riyadh Season’ is a major winter entertainment event offering vibrant shows and festivities, diverse shopping and tempting global cuisine options.