If you’re visiting Riyadh and wondering what to do during your free time, there are several hidden treasures for you to explore! Here are a few suggestions to add to your itinerary.
Red Sands Flower Fields
It’s best you visit during springtime, as this destination is seasonal, and the beauty depends on how much rain the desert received. As you head out on the Mecca highway, a little past the town of Jauw is where you’ll find the dunes. The dunes are a beautiful spot to take amazing pictures.
The Diplomatic Quarter Parks
Just 20 minutes from Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh is where you’ll find the Diplomatic Quarter Park. located on the edge of Wadi Hanifa. The area consists of 30 gardens with plenty of open spaces for you to walk. The park is beautifully maintained with picnic areas, shaded walkways, and pavilions.
A valley that runs for 120 km through Riyadh, it possesses unique geographical features. A comprehensive development strategy was developed in order to restore and preserve this natural wadi, developing it into an environmental and tourism resource.
The Edge of The World
Step out of your expatriate’s flats in Riyadh for a unique experience, a breathtaking view of Riyadh. You may have to climb and walk a lot, but it’s well worth it as the view is magnificent. The gates to the valley close at 6, so make sure you make it out on time!
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+