The valuable summer tour
Saudi Arabia is the homeland of the Date Palm Tree and has more than 300 different types of dates, each having its own taste and texture. In 2010 it was estimated that Saudi Arabia is home to more than 23 million production palm trees. Every year during the Date season (July to September) special Date Markets open to sell the many types of dates that arrive from various regions of the kingdom. It is said that once a date is tasted the person will quickly become a date lover and it is reported that the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) once said that if a person has some dates in his house then he is not poor.
A 2½ hour tour by Haya Tours bus. You will stop by the date market where you will have the opportunity to see, taste and learn about the various fresh and delicious dates being sold and buy them in any quantity.