AlUla's Top 10 Summer List

AlUla's Top 10 Summer List

An epic summer adventure awaits in AlUla! 

Uncover ancient history in this hidden gem of the Arabian Peninsula. Fly on KSA’s longest and fastest zipline at the Adventure Hub and traverse the dunes in UTV Buggies. Hike through breathtaking canyons and gaze up at a never-ending sea of stars.

Take a look at our top 10 experiences to inspire an unforgettable summer.

Top 10 Summer Experiences

1. Explore Ancient Hegra

Visit Hegra, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest preserved site of the Nabataean civilisation south of Petra.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

2. Soar on KSA's Fastest Zipline

Feel the adrenaline rush of Saudi Arabia’s fastest and longest zipline offered at the Adventure Hub located within the breathtaking landscape of Adventure Canyon.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

3. Hike the Hidden Valley

Feel the wonder and the serenity of the Arabian desert as you hike 4km through secluded and quiet valleys. Gaze in awe at the towering rock formations surrounding you as you trek through the soft sand on a sunrise or evening tour.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

4. Go Stargazing at Gharameel

Far from the city lights, experiene the enchantment of desert with stargazing led by Husaak’s star guide. Surrounded by Gharameel’s mystical rock formations, you will look up to a blanket of stars and enjoy a traditional grilled dinner alfresco.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

5. Visit Dadan & Jabal Ikmah by Tour

Start your journey through time at Dadan, the ancient Kingdom of the Lihyanite and Dadanite civilisations. Next, take a 10-minute drive to Jabal Ikmah situated in a stunning desert canyon.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

6. Stroll Through the Heritage Oasis Trail

Take a stroll under towering date palms and smell the cool freshness of the earth on the Heritage Oasis Trail. Meander through remnants of mudbrick houses, local farms and ancient city walls.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

7. Visit the World-Famous Elephant Rock

Set in golden desert sands and climbing three stories into the Saudi Arabian sky is the awe-inspiring Elephant Rock (also known as Jabal AlFil), one of AlUla’s many geological marvels, and well recognized for its elephant-like “trunk” and “body” formation.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

8. Tour AlUla Old Town

Tour on your own or guided by a Rawi through AlUla Old Town, where pilgrims, travelers and permanent settlers congregated through the ages beginning before the 12th century.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

9. Explore AlUla's Nature While Rock Climbing

Known for its unique natural rock formations, rock climbing in AlUla is truly a one-of-a-kind experience! Just one of the experiences offered at the Adventure Hub, open to all skill levels and abilities.

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Top 10 Summer Experiences

10. View AlUla from the Skies Via Helicopter Tour

Take to the skies to experience the breath-taking views of stunning desert vistas and iconic landmarks such as Elephant Rock and World UNESCO site, Hegra. View the world from a new angle and make memories that will last a lifetime.

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Summer in AlUla

A special summer getaway awaits in AlUla! With special deals, exhilarating adventures, breathtaking landscapes and rich heritage, book your summer trip now!

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Flying to AlUla

Saudia Airlines and flydubai fly into and out of AlUla International Airport (ULH). The newly renovated airport is located just 35 km (a 30-minute drive) from the city centre.

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What to Do

Unlock the secrets of this open-air museum, where an exciting collection of immersive experiences and activities bring its stories to life.

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Where to Eat

In AlUla there are many dining options to replenish your energy after a day of exploring. Casual to fine dining options are available.

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Where to Stay

Looking for a place to rest after a long day’s adventure? From high-end luxury to sustainable eco-resorts, AlUla offers a range of accommodation options.

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COVID-19 Information

We strive to make your visit to this amazing destination as safe as possible.

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