Al Aqiq Vacations
To truly experience Western Province, why not hit the road and check out the various communities and landscapes in the area of Al Aqiq.
For a glimpse into the heart and soul of Al Aqiq, be sure to head to the region's mosques. A great way to get a true feel for a place is by gaining an understanding of its past. While in Western Province, be sure to stop by the area's historic old towns.
This destination has a number of places for swimming, so check you leave room in your schedule to fit it in. Scuba diving is another watersport here.
A great way to discover the true soul of a place is by exploring the restaurants and cafés in the area. Try some dishes and chat with residents. Mutabbaq (stuffed pancake) and mabshour (meatballs with rice and yoghurt) are common meal choices for travelers and local foodies alike.
The 23rd of September is when many people in Saudi Arabia mark Unification of the Kingdom, so be on the look out special events and festivities if you are visiting Western Province at that time.
When planning your holiday to Al Aqiq, it's handy to remember that the nearest major airport, King Abdulaziz International Airport, is located in in Jeddah, 190 miles (306 kilometers) away.