This is a historical milestone as for the first time ever international tourists can apply for a visit visa to check out all the beautiful regions of Saudi Arabia!
Part of the country’s 2030 initiative to bring in more tourism, Saudi is welcoming tourists from 49 countries including China, Japan, U.S, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Australia to name a few.
Visas will be available online at visitsaudi.com for about 44 BD and can take up to 5-30 minutes to be processed and available at international Saudi Embassies taking up to 1-2 business days to be processed as well as on arrival.
The visa allows for a 3-month stay and valid for one year with multiple entries.
No restrictions on unaccompanied women but access to Muslim holy cities Makkah and Medina are restricted.
Tourism chief Ahmed Al-Khateeb said abayas will not be mandatory for women tourists but modest dress is, including at public beaches.
Visitors will be surprised to see all the wonderful heritage sites, breathtaking natural landscapes, and futuristic cities in Saudi Arabia waiting to be explored.
To check out more attractive destinations check out the website launched by Saudi to entice travelers to visit the country.
Will you book your ticket to Saudi anytime soon?