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Take Part in Falconry

You can have fun in Jeddah. You should take part in an unusual hunt for this. The falcon will be the main hunter here. Such hunting is very popular in Saudi Arabia. It's quite expensive. The cost of one hunting bird is about 20 thousand dollars. If you decide to spend time in this way, you will get an unforgettable experience. You will go to the field where the pigeon will be sent into the sky especially for you.
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The falcon will be tied to the hunter's hand. The hood covering the eyes of a predatory hunting bird will be removed from it. After that, it will go to catch the victim. You and the owner of the falcon will watch the battle of the birds, sitting in the jeep. The fight will last about 60 seconds. The falcon flies and attacks very quickly. A pigeon's head and heart would be its reward. After that, the hunter will call the predator to him. He will say a special word or show a stuffed bird with wings to the falcon. A clever bird will obey a man.

Fascinating Diving in the Red Sea

You can go scuba diving in the waters of the Red Sea on the coast of Jeddah. You will admire the beauty of unspoiled coral reefs and appreciate the variety of species of underwater inhabitants here. However, if you are not an experienced diver, then contact one of the specialized centers. They are open in the city. You will be trained and rent equipment here. Copyright
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A professional instructor will teach you the basics of conquering the depths of the sea. He will also advise you on the best places to go diving. For example, the city of Obir is located 50 kilometers north of Jeddah. It is considered the most suitable place for scuba diving. You will also love the underwater world, located near the Farasan archipelago and the islands of the Shaibara and Al-Hassani.
Floating Mosque, Jeddah

Catch Fish Using Different Ways

You can go from Jeddah on a fishing tour by boat. You will get the opportunity to fish in the Persian Gulf and in the Red Sea. You will use both modern methods of fishing, such as spinning, and more ancient but no less interesting methods of fishing. The harpoon is among them. The boatman will tell you about each of them. He will also answer all your questions. You will try to catch fish that live at a depth of 20 to 25 meters with the help of a bottom fishing rod. It is a fishing line with a hook. Fresh squid will be used as bait. Orata, tuna, mackerel, barracuda and sea bass will be your trophies.
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Get Vivid Impressions during Sea Trips

If you like boat trips, then go on a journey on a comfortable yacht. It is equipped with air conditioning and a cozy cabin. You will go on a boat trip along the islands located near the coast of Jeddah. You will admire the beauty of nature and relax in the fresh air away from the bustle of the city during the cruise. It will be a stop during the sea voyage. You can arrange underwater fishing at this time.
However, you can also take a tour of the water of the Persian Gulf on board of one of the traditional ships. They were built without drawings in the past. These sea vessels are created without the use of modern technologies at the present time. You can feel like an ancient seafarer during such a cruise, making a trip to a distant country.
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Thrilling Off-Road and Camel Safari

If you want to see the desert, you can go from Jeddah here in an SUV or on a camel. If you choose to travel on an SUV then incredible stunts on the dunes are waiting for you. An experienced driver will perform them. The car will pass along the edge of the dune, hang almost at an angle of 90 degrees or will be on a steep slope. The thrill will not leave you. You will feel like you are on a roller coaster. If you prefer a caravan ride on a camel, you can slowly enjoy the beauty of the desert, view the local flora and fauna, as well as take photos.
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Notable celebrations and festivals in Saudi Arabia

The end of Ramadan is celebrated for several days. The holiday is called Eid al-Fitr. The thorough cleaning of houses and streets is carried out for this day. Muslims also buy new clothes. A sumptuous festive feast is prepared. Men go to visit. It is considered that it is necessary to visit at least 7 houses. … Open
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It will welcome its first guests in 2024. 313 rooms of various categories will be available, the interior of rooms and hotel spaces will become one of the main features of the high-class hotel. When decorating the rooms, it is planned to use local textiles, which are famous for their high quality and are considered to be one of the best in the world. Read this


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