2 Timeslots: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
1. The Traveller Ibn Battuta (45-minute performance)
This immersive live show introduces Ibn Battuta, an iconic explorer, as he travels through AlUla. A Rawi, or guide, documents stories of the people Ibn Battuta encountered and the generosity and love he came across during his travels. This journey starts from the Islamic period and leads to scenes that depict the traditions of Tantora.
2. Tantora Performance (7-minute performance)
Gather at the Tantora sundial, much like the locals do, and sit to watch a thoughtful performance about the story of an older man wishing to revive his father’s land. Through this story, learn about the significance of the Tantora’s architecture and use.
3. Explore the Farmer’s Market
Enjoy an authentic farmers market and purchase local goods fresh from the oasis farms.
4. Let the Planting Begin!
This hands-on activity lets visitors join in on the spirit of the Tantora Celebration. Get your hands dirty by helping plant some crops of your own at a nearby oasis. All seeds, water and necessary planting tools will be provided.