Dadan Vintage Land Rover Day Tour

Explore the ancient capital city of Dadan and examine tombs, excavation sites and thousands of early Arabic inscriptions on the Vintage Land Rover Dadan Tour.

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Dadan Vintage Land Rover Day Tour

Hop into a vintage convertible Land Rover and cruise around one of AlUla’s most famous heritage sites. Amongst the most significant discoveries in all of AlUla is the city of Dadan, the capital of the Dadan and Lihyan kingdoms. A Rawi, one of our experienced guides and storytellers, will teach you more about the ancient kingdoms of Dadan and Lihyan. Due to the proximity to incense trade routes, Dadan was one of the most developed 1st-millennium BCE cities in northern Arabia.
 

Tour Schedule
Tours are offered daily at the following times:
Early to Mid Summer (8 May – 7 July)
Sundays – Wednesdays: One tour daily at 8:00 am
Thursdays – Saturdays: Two tours daily at 8:00 am and 4:00 pm

Eid Aladha (8 July – 12 July)
Sundays – Wednesdays: One tour daily at 8:00 am
Thursdays – Saturdays: Two tours daily at 8:00 am and 4:30 pm
 
Mid to Late Summer (13 July – 31 August)
Sundays – Wednesdays: One tour daily at 8:00 am
Thursdays – Saturdays: Two tours daily at 8:00 am and 4:30 pm
 
Key Information
Duration: 1 hour
Meeting location: Dadan Visitor Centre

We advise reaching the Dadan Visitor Centre 15 minutes before your start time. After checking in, visitors will gather onboard the vintage Land Rovers and cruise to the famed Lion Tombs and Dadan excavation site. 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 vast desert on the ride back to the visitor centre.

Children 8 years and older are welcome. This tour is not suitable for people of determination.

*This same ticket also provides access to the Jabal Ikmah walking guided tour; explore a stunning open-air library of thousands of ancient inscriptions. Jabal Ikmah is located just 10 minutes’ drive from Dadan. transporation to Jabal Ikmah and back are included in your tour ticket.
What's Included
  • 1-hour safari excursion in a vintage Land Rover
  • Expert tour guide (English or Arabic)
  • On-site parking at Dadan Heritage Site
  • Trasportation to Jabal Ikmah and back.
  • walking tour at Jabal Ikmah



Highlights for this tour include:
• Lion tombs
• Excavation area
 


 

Recommended Attire & What to Bring
• Comfortable, loose clothing
• Closed-toe walking shoes or boots
• Hat, sunglasses, sunblock

*Please note the vintage Land Rover is a convertible, and the sun can be strong.
Entrance Policy
• Pre-booking is required.
• Please arrive at the Dadan Visitor Centre 15 minutes prior to your tour.
• Please bring your Passport/Iqama for check-in.
• Parking is complimentary.
• Children 8 years and older are welcome.
• This tour is not suitable for people of determination.
• Maximum number of people per tour is 7 people per vehicle.
• Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience.

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