Where to Go & What to Do in AlUla

Where to Go & What to Do in AlUla

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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.

Time to celebrate AlUla

AlUla invites you to find yourself and indulge your passions. Find out what’s new and what’s on in The World’s Masterpiece

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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.

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Nature & Outdoor Experiences

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.

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The Twisted Maze NEW - 2 Day Experience

Take a camping adventure in AlUla. On this 2-night camping adventure you will explore the canyons of Madakel.

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The Road to Eldorado NEW - 2 Day Experience

A 2-day, 12km hike takes you though the canyons of Alula. Explore ancient rock art, carvings and the natural beauty that surrounds you.

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The Ridge Walk NEW - 2 Day Experience

This 2-day low impact, high adventure camping adventure explores the spectacular view of AlUla and the canyons deep inside Madakel.

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The Hills of Mars NEW - 2 Day Experience

Learn the story of the Arabian Peninsula and AlUla on this 2-day camping adventure. A leisurely adventure that combine scenic beauty with history.

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Hidden Valley Hike 1.5 Hour Experience

Take to the desert after dark and the tranquil ambience that surrounds you on the 4km walk.

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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.

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Oasis Trail 2 Hour Trail

Weave your way through the beautiful AlUla Oasis. This 2 hour tour is self-guided and at your leisure.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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AlUla Old Town Market Shopping & Dining

Stroll through the outdoor market and shop local artisans, traditional crafts and cafes.

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Hegra Vintage Land Rover Tours Coming Soon

Explore Hegra with our Rawi as you are driven around in a vintage 4x4 Land Rover, each suitable for up to 7 guests.

Planning Your Visit To AlUla After September

Adventure, outdoor, wellness, heritage and cultural experiences await your arrival. Check back often to see the new experiences being unveiled for the coming seasons.

Experiences Coming Soon

Horse Trail Restarting Soon

Saddle up for this family-friendly guided trek through the stunning AlUla desert landscapes and lush oasis.

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AlUla Zipline Experience Restarting Oct 2021

One for thrill seekers, test your nerve by whizzing through the air on the zipline at Harrat Mountain.

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Hegra Tour with Queen Shaqilath Show Restarting Oct 2021

The Living Immersion shows at Hegra will take visitors back in time to the Nabataean civilisation.

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Sadu Escape Experience Restarting Oct 2021

Relax in an elegant tent with a view of secluded Camel Rock and the sounds of a laidback musical performance.

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Restorative Yoga, Pranayama, Sound Bath Experience Restarting Oct 2021

90-minute private and group sessions combine restorative yoga, gentle breathwork and meditation with an immersive sound bath.

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Exhale Yoga Sessions Restarting Oct 2021

Lets enjoy the beauty of AlUla and "BREATHE IN" the abundance of nature together.

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Vintage Land Rover Hegra Tour Coming Soon

Explore Hegra with our Rawi as you are driven around in a vintage 4x4 Land Rover, each suitable for up to 7 guests.

How to Book

We have a qualified group of preferred expert destination management companies who can work with you on AlUla travel services and packages.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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