The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has long been shrouded in intrigue and mystery being closed to all but religious tourists for years. But with tourist visas now available, intrepid travellers can finally explore this enigmatic country full of interesting cultural and historical sites. Here are the best places to visit in Saudi Arabia.
Wild Frontiers' Operations Director Marc was lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in January 2020, just a few months after the Government introduced for the first time tourist e-visas as part of a radical plan known as Vision 2030 which aims to diversify the country away from its overdependence on oil revenues.
Operations Director Marc was amongst the first to travel to Saudi Arabia last year when they revealed they would finally be issuing tourist visas, and here he tells us five things we never knew about the north-western city of AlUla.