Hegra After Dark
For this incredible after-dark experience for Hegra, you will awaken your senses with the tastes of the ancient land. Start the night with the "Queen of Shaklith Historical Re-enactment Show" and end with a stunning stargazing experience at Hegra. As you gaze up at the stars, learn about the concepts of Astrology and Cosmology as practiced in the Nabataean Civilization.
Experiences starts from 04th November 2021.
Duration: 3hours 45 minutes
Expereince available only on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Hegra Day Tour
Visit Hegra, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the largest preserved site of the Nabataean civilisation south of Petra. In addition to viewing Hegra's signature tombs carved from giant rock formations, you’ll visit the historic Hijaz Railway station, peek inside a ceremonial chamber called the Diwan and take advantage of photo opportunities with stunning rock backgrounds.
Dadan Day Tour
Let us take you on a journey through time to discover the ancient and powerful civilisations of the Dadanite and Lihyanite kingdoms, that have built and shaped AlUla.
After exploring the ruins, a bus service takes you on a 10-minute drive to Jabal Ikmah, an open library of inscriptions, rock art and petroglyphs set in a stunning desert canyon. Below, you’ll find tour details, planning tips and what to expect when visiting these extraordinary heritage sites.
Rock Art Trail
The Rock Art Trail will walk you through carvings and inscriptions that were left thousands of years ago by travellers, pilgrims and residents alike. Be enthralled by your Rawi (guide) as he weaves tales of travel, trade, offerings and warnings that now act as an open-air library of preserved languages spoken long ago. Learn how these people lived and the legacies that they left behind.
Interpretative signage and a touch and feel table will help bring the stories to life. The 1500m track takes walkers on an elevated loop providing stunning views of Hegra. Visitors can choose daytime or evening for their rock art tour, the atmospheric evening tour includes torches for visitors to search for hidden details in the inscriptions.
In A Vintage Land Rover.
Explore the ancient capital city of Dadan and examine tombs, excavation sites and thousands of early Arabic inscriptions on the Vintage Land Rover Dadan Tour. Hop into a vintage convertible Land Rover and our Rawi will guide you around one of AlUla’s most famous heritage sites, teaching more about the ancient kingdoms of Dadan and Lihyan.
AlUla Old Town Day Tour
Get a glimpse into AlUla’s not-so-distant past on the AlUla Old Town Tour. A Rawi (guide) will lead you through AlUla Old Town, where pilgrims, travellers and permanent settlers congregated through the ages. Inhabited from before the 12th century up until the early 1980s, AlUla Old Town offers researchers unique oral histories and living memory that the area’s other heritage sites cannot.
With 900 houses, 500 shops and 5 town squares, you can explore a maze of remnants of original stone and mudbrick buildings and enjoy views of an AlUla Castle dating back to the 10th century. Guest will learn about Old Town’s settlers and pilgrims, as well as their motives and methods in the city’s construction.