Visiting Saudi Arabia
Information and Landmarks
Saudi Araibia has a dominating amount of Muslim citizens. They make up about 90% of the 29 million people. The official language is Arabic and the weather is in the high 90's and low 100's most of the year. A flight to Saudi Arabia is around 2,600 round trip and the avergae hotel cost about 120 dollars per two nights. Some places to explore would be the Masmak Fort or the Royal Saudi Air Force Museum.
Things To Remember
The most common foods for you to eat will be wheat, rice, chicken, lamb, yogurt, potatoes, and dates. People will stop what ever they are doing and bow facing Mecca. Mecca is a religious place for all Muslims that they worship 5 times a day. You might be in the market or nearing your hotel when this occurs, but no matter what, stop whatever you are doing as to not offend anyone around you.
This is an example of the food you might encounter on your trip.
Masses of people stop what they are doing and kneel to pray towards Mecca.
A picture of Mecca, the holy place that all Muslims pray toward.
Thursday, Jan. 29th 2015 at 9pm
Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Riyadh Province
Your trip will begin at Southwest United Airlines in Indainapolis and you will stay through the new year. The flight will last about 24 hours and will drop you off at the nearesr airport to Riyadh, the Capitol of Saudi Arabia. From here you will take your luggage to your hotel and settle in. It might take a while to get used to the Muslim customs, but once you do your trip will be a blast. Have fun on your trip and stay safe!