Hegra by Horse Carriage

Private carriage from SAR 400 (4 people)

Explore Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra, at sunrise or sunset as the ancient Nabataeans would have atop a handcrafted wooden horse carriage in this private tour.

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There's plenty to see at the most significant preserved site of the Nabatean civilisation south of Petra. Arrive at the Hegra South Gate to check in and start your tour. A Rawi, one of our experienced guides and storytellers, will lead you through each stop on the tour. Start with the iconic Tomb of Lihyan son of Kuza, followed by Jabal Banat and Jabal Ahmar. See some of the 110 remarkably well-preserved tombs carved into the stunning sandstone landscape of AlUla at sunrise or sunset.

Tour Schedule
Tours are offered daily at the following times (Nov – Mar):
  • 5 Nov to 30 Nov 2022 : 2 tours daily at 6:30 am  & 4:00 pm
  • 1 Dec to 31 Jan 2023: 2 tours daily at 7:00 am & 4:00 pm
  • 1 Feb to 28 Feb 2023: 2 tours daily at 7:00 am & 4:30 pm
  • 1 Mar to 21 Mar: 2 tours daily at 6:30 am  & 5:00 pm
What’s Included
  • 2-hour excursion in a heritage horse carriage
  • Expert tour guide (English or Arabic)
  • On-site parking

Highlights for this tour include:
  • Tomb of Lihyan son of Kuza
  • Jabal Albanat
  • Jabal Alahmar
Key Information
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting location: Hegra South Gate

We advise reaching the Hegra South Gate 15 minutes before your start time. After checking in, guests will gather atop the heritage carriages and begin their journey visiting sites across Hegra. One of our expert guides will explain the historical significance and answer all of your questions about this magnificent heritage site. Enjoy the natural beauty of the desert on the ride back to the visitor centre.
 
Recommended Attire & What to Bring
  • Comfortable, loose clothing
  • Closed-toe walking shoes or boots
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunblock
Entrance Policy
  • Please arrive at the Hegra South Gate 15 minutes prior to your tour.
  • Parking is complimentary.
  • This tour is not suitable for people of determination.
  • Maximum number of people per carriage is 4 people.
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience.

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