Where to Go & What to Do in AlUla
Ready, Set, Explore
Adventure awaits you in AlUla. Whether you're looking to relax in a one-of-a-kind setting or plan a holiday filled with exploration, AlUla welcomes summer travellers.
Summer holidays here combine legendary heritage sites, including Hegra, with outdoor adventure amidst AlUla's beautiful desert landscape.
After a day of touring, hiking or cycling, relax with shopping and dinner in AlUla Old Town, or a stargazing excursion beneath summer's vast night sky. Explore a vibrant local arts and culture scene or plan your visit around a fabulous upcoming event. See magnificent geological structures, like Jabal Alfil, or stroll through the citrus and date palm groves of the oasis. AlUla offers attractions and experiences for every interest.
Live, the World's Masterpiece
AlUla is an amazing destination and summer is no exception. Bring your loved one or travel with a group of friends and explore this extraordinary destination. AlUla awaits your arrival.
Nature & Outdoor Experiences
Hidden Valley Hike 1.5 Hour Experience
Take to the desert after dark and the tranquil ambience that surrounds you on the 4km walk.
Cycling Trail 2 Hour Experience
Follow the pack leader on a leisurely bike ride crossing through the sand dunes and surrounded by AlUla’s unique landscapes.
Oasis Trail 2 Hour Trail
Weave your way through the beautiful AlUla Oasis. This 2 hour tour is self-guided and at your leisure.
Helicopter Tour 30 Minute 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.
Stargazing 4 Hour Experience
AlUla is a fantastic place for stargazing. At AlGharameel, you can enjoy a traditional bedouin set-up, with an expert guide on hand to tell you about the stars and constellations, and how they relate to AlUla’s culture and history.
AlUla Oasis view Trail 2 Hour Experience
Hike up to Alfath mountain peak to catch an unforgettable view of AlUla oasis, with millions of palm trees below you.
The Adventure Trail 3 - 4 Hour guided hike
Lace up your hiking shoes and hit the mountains for a half day journey led by an expert guide through the rocky terrain and deep pools of water.
Heritage Tours and Experiences
Hegra Tour 2 Hour Tour
Visit Hegra, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the largest preserved site of the Nabataean civilisation south of Petra.
Dadan & Jabal Ikmah Tour 2 Hour 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.
Hegra Rock Art Trail 1.5 Hour Trail
Explore Hegra with a Rawi (guide) and learn the stories of the rock art found amongst the stone.
AlUla Old Town Tour 1 Hour Tour
Take a tour or with a Rawi (guide) through AlUla Old Town where pilgrims, travellers and permanent settlers congregated through the ages.
AlUla Old Town Market Shopping & Dining
Stroll through the outdoor market and shop local artisans, traditional crafts and cafes.
Experiences To Look Forward To In October 2021
Start planning your autumn holiday after the summer season ends in September. Check out these experiences which will be coming back to AlUla for you to enjoy.
Hegra Tour with Queen Shaqilath Show 2 Hour Tour
The Living Immersion shows at Hegra will take visitors back in time to the Nabataean civilisation.
Bike Park 1 Hour Experience
Visit Adventure Canyon's new purpose built Bike Park. This low impact, high energy adventure has bump and pump dirt tracks and is fun for all the family.
Horse Trail 1 Hour Experience
Saddle up for this family-friendly guided trek through the stunning AlUla desert landscapes and lush oasis.
Sadu Escape Experience 4 Hour Experience
Relax in an elegant tent with a view of secluded Camel Rock and the sounds of a laidback musical performance.
Restorative Yoga, Pranayama, Sound Bath Experience 1 Hour Experience
90-minute private and group sessions combine restorative yoga, gentle breathwork and meditation with an immersive sound bath.
Drumming 1 Hour Experience
Enjoy a class, join in an interactive drum circle or simply listen as uplifting percussion beats carry through the desert air, transforming your mood.
Exhale Yoga Sessions 1 Hour Experience
Lets enjoy the beauty of AlUla and "BREATHE IN" the abundance of nature together.
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Explore The World's Masterpiece
The World's Largest Living Museum Heritage
Take a journey to both the ancient and recent past. Uncover preserved tombs, sandstone outcrops, historic dwellings and monuments, both natural and man-made, that hold 200,000 years of largely unexplored human history.
A DESERT OASIS BECKONS NATURAL WONDERS Nature & Outdoors
There’s a sense of openness, vastness and quiet that invites visitors to wander in AlUla – among dramatic rock formations, sand-swept dunes, lush valleys and ancient basalt lava flows.
Thrilling experiences and outdoor excursions Adventure
By day, tour heritage sites, enjoy mountain hikes and experience thrills on zipline tours and cross through the dune on a leisurely bike ride. By night, relax with stargazing and other activities.
A Land of Wondrous Inspiration Arts & Culture
From contemporary artists creating pieces made for the stunning desert backdrop to local artisans continuing the tradition of ancient handicrafts, the spirit of creativity and ingenuity can be discovered in every corner of AlUla.