Now You Can Travel In Saudi Arabia With A Tourist Visa

Now You Can Travel In Saudi Arabia With A Tourist Visa

02/10/2019 0 By M Zaman

Travelling to a Middle Eastern country always remind us of cultural and religiously identical values. In-particularly, this region is religiously valuable among Muslims, Christians and Jewish people from all over the world. Now, you can travel in Saudi Arabia with a tourist visa for the purposes of tourism.

This is the first-time the country has opened its door for the citizens of 49 countries worldwide. But, the government has a plan to add more countries in the nearer future.

Starting from 27th September, a visitor can apply for an evisa. This will remain valid for up-to 1 year and a tourist can stay in the country for a maximum period of 90 days only.

Previously, this rule was only for Muslim pilgrims from different parts of the world to perform Hajj. Also, for business purposes.

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There were quite a few Western travellers able to visit Saudi Arabia with a tourist visa.

Jeddah City Monument, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah City Monument, Saudi Arabia (Image: Pixabay)

However, the Saudi Arabia’s economy rely from its oil industry. It is currently one of the world’s largest oil producer and a member of OPEC.

Now, the Saudi Arabian government wants to diversify its economy from oil sector to tourism sector.

You will find useful information for this types of visa from here.

Most important rules you need to know before considering to visit Saudi Arabia on a tourist visa

Likewise, other countries in the Middle East for an instance, The UAE, Saudi Arabia follows much more stricter rules and regulations. As, the country follow conservative values than rest of the region.

It is also the resting place of Prophet Muhammed. Also, you need to know it is a holy-land for Muslims from all over the world. They come to perform Hajj on every year.

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Before, you considering to visit the country you must respect its cultural values. This also differential Saudi Arabia from Western countries.

As, a traveller from Western nations always make sure that you must abide Saudi Arabia’s rules and regulations and understand its culture very well before you travel.

Simultaneously, if you are considering to visit other countries on earth. Always, make sure you must abide by its rules too.

Meanwhile, if you are visiting a religious sacred place, you will find this article most useful too.

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