Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

A Trip to Fakieh Aquarium in Jeddah

- 2016/03/30

The Arabic Language Institute for Non-Native Speakers has arranged a trip to Fakieh Aquarium in Jeddah on Sunday 26/5/1437 Hijri, March 6, 2016. The bus took off in the early morning, at 8 am and got back at 5:30 pm.

The trip details:



No. of students

No. of instructors


Arabic Teaching



37 + bus driver

Teachers Preparation Dept.




Trip Program:

  • Bus started the trip at 9 am on Sunday 26/5/1437;
  • Destination was reached at 10:30;
  • Participants ate biscuits and drank juice on the sea beach;
  • They remained on the beach till Al-Dhohr Prayer;
  • They moved to Fakieh Aquarium;
  • They enjoyed the view of fish in Fakieh Aquarium;
  • They ate lunch on the sea beach inside Fakieh Aquarium;
  • Bus moved from Fakieh Aquarium at 3:15 pm;
  • They prayed Al-Asr Prayer in the precincts of Mecca;
  • A cultural competition was arranged for students during the trip back from Fakieh Aquarium to Mecca and symbolic gifts of perfumes were distributed;
  • Bus reached the Institute at 5:30 pm; and
  • Students were given lifts to their houses in Al Nassim and Al’Awali.


Everybody enjoyed the lovely trip to Fakieh Aquarium and the sea beach and also enjoyed the cultural competition and thanked all organizers and participants.