Posted 05 July 2022
Dammam is one of the largest cities in Saudi Arabia. It is the main public transport hub for the clusters Dammam, Khobar, and Dhahran. As the city has plenty of options to choose from for its tourists of all ages, it is recommended to make a list of all the popular places so that you don't miss out on anything. Besides the tourist places, Dammam also offers a range of fine dining, sleeping options, and eye-catching desert sceneries.
Dammam has a plethora of options and activities to keep visitors and tourists entertained. Dammam guarantees you a wonderful time.
Here are the reasons why you should choose Dammam as your holiday destination:
Take some time off your busy schedule this holiday season and visit some of the famous places in Dammam. It houses some of the beautiful touristic places in the country including Tarout, Dammam Corniche, and Dammam Regional Museum.
Children are most excited during the holiday or festive season and what can hold any child’s attention more than an amusement park. Dolphin Village is an entertainment village and amusement park in Dammam. It is located at the doorway of Coral Island. Some of the important characteristics of the village include rides, sea animal shows, swimming pools, and a circus. Dolphin Village is particularly recommended for children as seals and dolphins will be a delight for them.
Holiday season is all about lip-smacking food and celebration. Dammam offers the best dining experience in the region. Take your loved ones out for dinner or lunch and enjoy Saudi Arabia’s rich and delectable cuisine. From local cuisine to international fine-dining options, Dammam is a perfect choice. Desserts like cakes, chocolates and pies will make your holiday season extra special.
Holiday season cannot be completed without shopping. While in Dammam, shop luxuriously and effortlessly as it has a plethora of old-style markets and modern shopping centres. Dammam is believed to be one of Saudi Arabia's prime retail centres so expect to get everything here.
Dammam offers some of the scenic desert and ocean landscapes. Desert safaris are quite popular in Saudi Arabia. Make the most of your holiday season by pampering yourself and escaping the hustle and bustle of city life. Tourists normally book a package that includes activities like blasting through the majestic sand dunes and sand valleys, desert camping, and shooting air rifles. The package will also include indulging in a heritage Saudi activity.
For ocean landscapes, head to Half Moon Bay. Half Moon Bay is a popular man-made beach and is named because of its semi-circular shape. Relax on its untouched white sands before being lost in the scenic views of its serene clear waters. Its reef has been made from old vehicles and is a delight to watch its underwater scene.
From fishing to barbeques, one can plan their day on this island to spend a perfect day during the holidays.
Dammam has enough options for every age to be entertained. Not just desert safaris and several touristic places, the Saudi city has quite a few wellness and revitalisation options. Mellow out and relax your senses with options like spa, full-body treatments, and meditation.
Food is one of the major factors why people love the holiday season. This holiday season indulges in some of the absolute flavourful Saudi native food items.
Dammam is well connected to major cities of India and across the globe by air. Check out the IndiGo flights to Dammam for saving more on a trip from any international city to Dammam. Passengers can also avail of discounts on separate return flight bookings from Dammam. There are several other Add-ons that IndiGo passengers can avail like onboard snacking, quick boarding and lounge services to make their ride smoother. Students, doctors, armed forces personnel and senior citizens can avail discounts on their tickets’ fare.
The airport is the largest airport in the world with regards to its area. The total distance between King Fahd International Airport and Dammam City Center is 35 minutes. One can reach anywhere in the city within an hour from the international airport. Any non-stop IndiGo flight takes around 5 hours to reach Dammam from any major city of India.
Having your own personal car in Dammam is the best if you want to travel around the city. However, if you don’t have a car, don’t worry. Taxis are easily available around the city and they are safe. However, the prices can be high. Buses are also available; though, they are not as frequent as taxis.
Some of the essential travel tips one should know before visiting Dammam this holiday season are:
There are various above-mentioned ways in which people can enjoy their holiday season in Dammam. For touring Dammam and exploring every bit of it, a week would not be enough and you might need some more time in the city. One can also book a package beforehand. Plan the itinerary according to it and make the most of it.