Here Are Some Road Trips Across The GCC

  • Publish date: Thursday، 11 May 2023 Last update: Friday، 12 May 2023
Here Are Some Road Trips Across The GCC

Life gets stressful from time to time and you end up wanting to take a break. Un-schedule the regular routine and pack your bags and drive off for an overnight or weekend on a road trip where you can enjoy natural wonders and discover hidden gems.

We will let you know some of the amazing GCC road trips:

Riyadh to AlUla 

The trip will take about 10 hours and a half, covering 513 kilometers from cosmopolitan Riyadh to the culturally rich AlUla, the ancient Arabic oasis city located in Medina province of northwestern Saudi Arabia.
You will enjoy layers of history and staggering natural beauty during this road trip.
Hail is an ideal stopping point between Riyadh and AlUla, where you’ll traverse the country’s iconic desert landscape and spot the lush date palm farms of oasis areas.
While hopping from Hail to AlUla you’ll see a mix of scenery, from wind-kissed desert dunes to volcanic mountains darkened by basalt lava flows, as well as the exotic shapes of the sandstone rock formations that have become widely associated with AlUla’s many geologic wonders.

Here Are Some Road Trips Across The GCC

Dubai to Musandam

Dubai to Musandam distance is 200 kilometers and it takes 2 to 3 hours to reach.
The mountainous Omani Musandam is considered a destination for a range of tourists including those who love adventure, recreation, culture, heritage, and other forms of tourism. It also includes three ancient tombs and 115 historical lanes.
The main attractions in Musandam are the fjords which can be explored by the dhow cruise. There are also many beaches where you can enjoy swimming, fishing, and other water sports.
Also be prepared for hot weather. The temperatures in Musandam can get quite high, especially during the summer months. 

Here Are Some Road Trips Across The GCC

Manama to Kuwait City

You will go for a four-hour and a half drive to hop from the largest city of Bahrain Manama to the city of Kuwait. Through this ride trip you will enjoy the sea along the 494-kilometer road while enjoying some snacks. You can also shop at Souk Al-Mubarakiya, walk through some history at the Scientific Center, and take some selfies by the Kuwait Towers.

Here Are Some Road Trips Across The GCC

Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah

If you’re looking for the perfect combination of adventure and history, then you need to have Ras Al Khaimah on your life of road trips.
During the 150-kilometer road trip from Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah, you will be amazed by weaving coastal trails in a one and half hour drive.
Ras Al-Khaimah, the sixth-largest city in UAE, is one of the most adventurous emirates as it features mountain and coastal landscapes including mountain activities in the Jais Adventure Park.

Here Are Some Road Trips Across The GCC

Doha to Dubai

The direct drive from Doha to Dubai is 690 kilometers and should have a drive time of 7 hours and 49 minutes.
During the road trip, you will enjoy Saudi Arabia’s beautiful deserts and might see some camels.
You can also go for a one-day stay in Saudi to enjoy its beautiful culture, shopping, before enjoying the live the city life while arriving in Dubai with a drive down Jumeirah Road, a Burj Khalifa picture, and a shopping spree at Dubai Mall. 

Here Are Some Road Trips Across The GCC