Heritage Oasis Trail

35 SAR

The picture-perfect, lush AlUla Oasis captures the beauty and the heritage of AlUla. 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. Sit with locals, sip on Arabic coffee or fresh orange juice and take your time to enjoy the slow pace of what makes the AlUla Oasis so special.

Book Now
Heritage Oasis Trail

Stretching 3 kilometres from the Orange Path to the Dadan Visitor Centre, this beautiful, designated trail is free and open to visitors day and night.

With multiple entry and exit points, enjoy a long, leisurely stroll or a short walk along the Heritage Oasis Trail. Find the perfect Instagram shot, framing tall palms in a historic archway of a mudbrick house or the lush green of the farms. Stop at a stall selling freshly squeezed juice, hang out on palm swings and enjoy the beautiful seating.

Guided tours are also available for a more in-depth experience.

Heritage Oasis trail tours

Take a Guided Tour along the Heritage Oasis Trail

Want to go more in-depth in your experience? Let a local Rawi lead you along the trail to explore the deep history of the oasis, water resources, and beautiful local farm stories. Sit with local elders as they explain the local agriculture and important roles of both men and women. Scatter seeds of plants, like mint, carrots and onions, and help feed the chickens, ducks and sheep kept on the farm. Nearby find a mint field and prepare a piping hot pot of mint, lemon, or ginger tea. Finally, relax in the shaded palm tree swings.

Book Now

Heritage Oasis trail tours

Take a Self-Guided Stroll along the Heritage Oasis Trail

With multiple entry and exit points, enjoy a long, leisurely stroll or a short walk along the Heritage Oasis Trail. Scattered along the trail, find seven different places for the perfect Instagram shot, framing tall palms in a historic archway of a mudbrick house or the lush green of the farms. Stop at a stall selling all sorts of fresh produce, like arugula, parsley, fragrant mint and more! Take your time to enjoy the slow pace of what makes the AlUla Oasis so special.

Heritage Oasis Trail Details

Guided Tour Information
Hours of Operation  (15 Jul 2022 – 21 Mar 2023):
(15 Jul - 30 Nov): Thursday, Friday & Saturday - Two time slots at (7:30 am & 5:30 pm).
(1 Dec - 21 Mar): Two time slots daily at (08:30 am & 04:00 pm).
Duration: 2-hour tour
Meeting location: Dadan Visitor Centre
Parking: Complimentary at the Dadan Visitor Centre 
Price: 35 SAR
Minimum age: 6 years old, with parent supervision

Guests should wear comfortable outdoor clothing with closed-toe walking shoes or boots. Guests will arrive at the Dadan Visitor Centre for the start of the tour. Guests will take a shuttle bus from the Orange Path to the Dadan Visitor Centre at the end of the tour.

The updated schedule from 22 March 2023 onwards will be coming soon.

Self-Guided Stroll Information
  • Hours of Operation: This is a public trail, free and open to all, with no set hours of operation.
  • Location: The Heritage Oasis Trail has five access points open to the public:
    • Orange Path – Follow the Orange Path from AlUla Old Town to start your journey along the Heritage Oasis Trail.
    • AlKreem Trail – Just behind Somewhere restaurant, find a path that leads to the trail, with remnants of the old mudbrick walls and lush farms still in use. Smell the fragrant mint, coriander and jasmine as you walk.
    • AlMehar Trail – Linking to the Oasis Square in AlJadidah, this path easily leads to the tall palm swings and plush seating areas or allows you to explore the length of the trail.
    • AlShagari Trail – At the north end of AlJadidah, find the palm swings and seating in front of you, or explore further north to find ancient houses and meandering mudbrick walls.
    • Dadan Visitor Center– The farthest of entry/exit points on the trail, visitors will be rewarded with stunning views, peaceful silence and a true sense of the Heritage Oasis Trail.
Parking is available in a few locations around AlUla Old Town, AlJadidah North Parking and the AlUla Oasis. Shuttle buses leave every 5 to 10 minutes from each of the car parks.
Recommended Attire & What to Bring
All visitors on the trail should wear comfortable outdoor clothing with closed-toe walking shoes or boots. It is also recommended to bring water, sun protection hat and some form of sunscreen. If you are planning to walk the entire length of the trail, it is encouraged to bring a light snack and water as well.
Entrance Policy
  • Visitors wishing to do a self-guided tour or walk along the trail do not need register. Pre-registration is required for the Guided Tour.
  • Tawakkalna app status (Immune) must be presented to allow access to the trail for all visitors.

*Guided Tours are suitable for children 6 and above, with parent supervision.
* Please note this space has difficult terrain for people with mobility issues and is not recommended for strollers or wheelchairs.
Heritage Oasis Trail

Explore More Heritage Experiences

3 Nov - 27 Nov Hegra After Dark

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra during this incredible three-part after-dark experience. Immerse yourself in ancient Nabataean Civilisation. Awaken the senses, explore Hegra by chariot, and watch an immersive show.

Learn More

5 Nov - 21 Mar Hegra by Horse Carriage

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

Book Now

18 Nov – 3 Dec Ikmah After Dark

Discover the ancient history of AlUla with an extraordinary after-dark tour of the rock art and inscriptions at Jabal Ikmah. Enjoy a night of hospitality as well as an immersive show about the Kingdoms that once ruled AlUla.

Learn More

24 Nov Music in Ancient Eras

After a successful inaugural night of Music in the Ancient Eras, renowned Maestro Nasser Shamma returns to AlUla to expand upon this historical, musical concert concept – this time accompanied by The Peace Builders at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra.

Learn More

AlUla Old Town Tour

Take a tour with a Rawi (guide) through AlUla Old Town where pilgrims, travellers and permanent settlers congregated through the ages.

Book Now

Hegra Tour

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

Book Now

Hegra Vintage Land Rover Day Tour

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

Book Now

Dadan & Jabal Ikmah 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.

Book Now

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.

Book Now

Adventure & Outdoor Experiences

The Twisted Maze 8 Hour Hike

Are you up for a challenge? Hike, climb and swim your way through some of AlUla’s more rugged landscapes on the Twisted Maze Hike.

Book Now

Stargazing Experience

Experience 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.

Book Now

AlUla Zipline Experience

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

Book Now

Rock Climbing

Take adventure to the next level with rock climbing on the spectacular mountains of AlUla. Enjoy this fun adventure sport while taking in nature’s beauty surrounding you.

Book Now

Via Ferrata & Canyon Hammock

Aerial challenges and suspended obstacles make up the adventurous route of the Via Ferrata. Whether it's the daring heights or stunning canyon views, get ready to take your breath away.

Book Now

Abseil

Experience the thrilling adventure of abseiling down AlUla’s magnificent mountain landscapes. Feel the adrenaline rush as you descend downward and embark on this outdoor journey of a lifetime.

Book Now

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.

Book Now

Cycling Trail

Follow the pack leader on a leisurely bike ride crossing through the sand dunes and surrounded by AlUla’s unique landscapes.

Book Now

The Ridge Walk

The Ridge Walk is an easy hiking experience that will fully immerse you in the desert environment, marked by awe-inspiring views of AlUla’s stunning landscape.

Book Now

AlUla Buggy Tours

Get your adrenaline pumping with a thrilling buggy ride over the rugged dunes and through the stunning sandstone mountains of AlUla!

Book Now

Hidden Valley Hike

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

Book Now

Heritage Oasis Trail

The Heritage Oasis Trail is a designated trail within the AlUla Oasis with beautiful spots for photos and a few local farm stalls along the way. Guided tours are available.

Learn More

Wheels Bike Hub

Explore the beauty of AlUla from the freedom of your bike at the Wheels Bike Hub. Offering bike rentals and route advice, the experts at the hub are happy to assist you in finding the perfect bike for the perfect trail.

Learn More

Harrat Viewpoint

Enjoy the outdoor terrace, built to blend in with the magnificent surroundings. Telescopes allow you to see further, finding constellations and stories among the stars.

LEARN MORE

Plan Your Trip To AlUla

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

COVID-19 Information

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

Learn More

Explore More AlUla Experiences

Abseil

Abseil

Experience the thrilling adventure of abseiling down AlUla’s magnificent mountain landscapes. Feel the adrenaline rush as you descend downward and embark on this outdoor journey of a lifetime.

Learn More

Book Now
Adventure Trail in AlUla

Adventure Trail in AlUla

The Adventure Trail is an 8 km long historical treasure trove with clusters of pictographs that are two-thousand years old along the trail.

Learn More

Book Now
AlUla Buggy Tours

AlUla Buggy Tours

Get your adrenaline pumping with a thrilling buggy ride over the rugged dunes and through the stunning sandstone mountains of AlUla!

Learn More

Book Now
AlUla Canyon Hike

AlUla Canyon Hike

Adventure seekers will love Husaak’s AlUla Canyon Hike. Hike 12 km through one of the region’s historic canyons on this 4-hour adventure.

Learn More

Book Now
AlUla Old Town Tour

AlUla Old Town Tour

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

Learn More

Book Now
AlUla Zipline

AlUla Zipline

Discover the magnificent desert from canyons high above and test your adventurous side at the AlUla Zipline. Whether it's the racing speed or gorgeous mountain views, get ready to take your breath away.

Learn More

Book Now
Cycling Trail

Cycling Trail

Follow the pack leader on a leisurely bike ride crossing through the sand dunes and surrounded by AlUla’s unique landscapes.

Learn More

Book Now
Dadan & Jabal Ikmah Tour

Dadan & Jabal Ikmah 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.

Learn More

Book Now
Dadan Vintage Land Rover Day Tour

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.

Learn More

Book Now
Hegra by Horse Carriage

Hegra by Horse Carriage

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.

Learn More

Book Now
Hegra Tour

Hegra Tour

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

Learn More

Book Now
Helicopter Tour of AlUla

Helicopter Tour of AlUla

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.

Learn More

Book Now
Heritage Oasis Trail

Heritage Oasis Trail

The picture-perfect, lush AlUla Oasis captures the beauty and the heritage of AlUla. 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. Sit with locals, sip on Arabic coffee or fresh orange juice and take your time to enjoy the slow pace of what makes the AlUla Oasis so special.

Learn More

Book Now
AlUla Hidden Valley Hike

AlUla Hidden Valley Hike

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

Learn More

Book Now
The Ridge Walk Hike

The Ridge Walk Hike

The Ridge Walk Hike is an easy hiking experience that will fully immerse you in the desert environment, marked by awe-inspiring views of AlUla’s stunning landscape.

Learn More

Book Now
Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Take adventure to the next level with rock climbing on the spectacular rocks of AlUla. Enjoy this fun adventure sport while taking in nature’s beauty.

Learn More

Book Now
Stargazing at Gharameel

Stargazing at Gharameel

Experience 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.

Learn More

Book Now
Twisted Maze Hike

Twisted Maze Hike

Are you up for a challenge? Hike, climb and swim your way through some of AlUla’s more rugged landscapes on the Twisted Maze Hike.

Learn More

Book Now
Via Ferrata & Canyon Hammock

Via Ferrata & Canyon Hammock

Zigzag your way across the canyon, suspended in a harness, completing aerial challenges and manoeuvring through floating obstacles. Via Ferrata is a spectacular journey enabling non-climbers to experience the world of mountaineering!

Learn More

Book Tickets
Vintage Land Rover Hegra Day Tour

Vintage Land Rover Hegra Day Tour

Take in the stunning craftsmanship of the ancient Nabataeans at Hegra, Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the expansive area in a vintage Land Rover, cruising from carved tombs to secret ceremonial chambers.

Learn More

Book Now