The Horizon Tours project is born with a JOINT VENTURE and association of 3 groups of tourism
experts challenged to promote the SAUDI ARABIAN story of tourism.
The Horizons Tours “Saudi Desert Wanderers”, certified by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), specializes in unraveling the exotic mysteries of the Arabian peninsula, from isolated rock art sites to the unspoiled treasures of the vast Empty Quarter. Led by founder and guide Abdulrahman Al Shaya, aka Abu Hisham, and his team, Horizons Tours 4X4 trips offer tourists an historical peek into areas seldom seen by the outside world while experiencing traditional camping, cuisine and culture. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the real Arabia…
HORIZON tours (AAFAQ) is a licensed tour operator in KSA, with the ambition to become a leader in Inbound tourism in the next 3 years.
As the world’s trusted gateway to Arabia, our mission is to be a reliable partner in creating exceptional destination experiences
for Groups, FIT, MICE, Events or Adventures.
Our contribution and mission being to showcase KSA to the International community using our contacts and expertise
“Saudi Desert Wanderers”, certified by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), specializes in unraveling the exotic mysteries of the Arabian peninsula, from isolated rock art sites to the unspoiled treasures of the vast Empty Quarter. Horizons Tours 4X4 trips offer tourists an historical peek into areas seldom seen by the outside world while experiencing traditional camping, cuisine and culture. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the real Arabia.
has acquired a solid reputation as a Destination Management Company since 1952. Committed to quality, creativity, and a customer-oriented culture, the tours’ wing of Kurban Group has always worked with the best suppliers to ensure the development of unique and innovative program itineraries . Part of the Kurban Group, a family organization, very popular in that part of the world, it has mainly diversified its business in the last 70 years in Lebanon, the Emirates, Oman and now in Saudi Arabia acquiring a wide experience of those markets, their tastes, their demands and their particularities.
is the result of a project initiated by a group of friends who want to raise the awareness about the unknown marvels and entertainment the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has to offer. The goal of his website consists in sharing the Saudi Arabia’s experience of the authors and in creating links between people willing to live this unique experience and our network of Tour Guides.
Mitri Kurban is born in a family dedicated in Tourism in the Middle East since 1952. After 12 years in the North American market acting as DMC, he settled in the Middle East acting as an Inbound operator serving International companies in UAE, Oman & Lebanon. Its expertise in DMC cumulates more than 30 years in that field. Mitri is a board member of the Kurban group, and of the Gray Line Corporation.
Elodie Azar joined the Kurban Group almost 14 years ago as a Business Development Manager. During those years, Elodie has developed great international contacts from Europe, America and Asia. Today, the key of success of our Saudi project is first merchandising then execution for sure, and without Elodie International knowledge this would be a challenge.
Abdulrahman is a key person for our project, found of his country, he is the original founding partner of the HORIZON project and has been acting as an organizer of trips in KSA for the past 15 years when no one was thinking of it. Today Abdel Rahman is a great asset for our operations, and the local contacts.
Florent Egal, a French National who has explored most of the Kingdom since he arrived in Riyadh early 2010. Florent has been fascinated by the stunning landscapes and incredibly rich history of Saudi Arabia from his first desert trip. Since then Florent has made several significant archeological discoveries, has become a lecturer about ancient Saudi Arabian history, and has joined the archeological mission of Hegra/Madain Saleh. Florent is acting as the Encycloperia of our project, and gives our tours a great quality that no one equals these days. Florent explored the country corner by corner when no one would have imagined it would open for International tourists. We are so glad to partner with him.
Makki Makki Al-Kurdi
MakkMakki Al-Kurdi initiated the project Saudi Tourism Guide, as a Saudi National, was born in Saudi Arabia and lived also in Europe. Makki is familiar with both Saudi Arabia's traditions and modern lifestyle, Makki assets are great to complete our network and knowledge of the country.
Andrew Andy Conder
Andrew Andy Conder counts both the UK and South Africa as home, lived in Hail and Riyadh for seven years, is a connoisseur of restaurants and delicacies one can encounter in the Kingdom, also involved with the motorsports and golfing associations in the kingdom. Andrew is bringing that different touch and view for our project to give it an international epicurean view.