Aerial Archaeology Tour of Prehistoric Khaybar

Swoop over a volcanic oasis and ancient archaeological sites in this fascinating helicopter-and-hike tour of Khaybar

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Price

From SAR 3800

Schedule

13 Jan to 9 Mar 2024 | Saturdays only

Booking

Guests must book at least 48 hours in advance

Tour Type

Guided (English - Arabic)

Duration

11 hours

Age Restrictions

18 years and above

Group Size

Maximum 4

Arrival Time

At least 15 minutes before booking time

Meeting Location

Transportation to and from guests accommodations provided


Overview

Experience the thrill of taking to the skies over the ancient site of Khaybar in this private helicopter tour. Soar through the air as you learn about the latest discoveries and archaeological techniques that are unlocking the secrets of this enchanting oasis. After bird’s-eye views of this fascinating geological and historical treasure, you’ll touch down to explore this natural wonder with a hike through its stunning volcanic landscape

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Experience Location

AlUla International Airport

Know before you go

  • 06:00 - Pick up from the Hotel to the AlUla Airport
  • 07:00 - Helicopter Transfer to Khaybar
  • 08:00 - Drive from the Helipad to have Breakfast and then start the
  • guided visit of Khaybar Alrawan View Point
  • 09:30 - Drive back to the Helipad and start the Helicopter tour over
  • Kytes and Mustatils to white volcano
  • 10:15 - Landing and discover the white volcano funerary avenue
  • 11:00 - Return flight to Khaybar visitor centre
  • 11:45 - Lunch at the Oasis
  • 1:15 - Hike and discover the Oasis
  • 3:15 - Helicopter return journey to AlUla
  • Please bring your ticket and ID for entry
  •  Late arrivals or no shows may result in forfeiting your experience
  •  Please read the terms and conditions before purchase
  • Note that you will be required to complete a waiver form before the activity

Includes:

  •  SUV transfer from hotel to AlUla Airport, as well as return. Alternatively guests can make their own way to AlUla Airport.
  • Helicopter flight to and from Khaybar
  •  Hiking activities around Khaybar Oasis
  • Breakfast and lunch in Khaybar
  • Souvenirs (Khaybar tote bag, water bottle, notebook, pen)
  •  Photography at Khaybar helipad
  • Please note that all experiences are subject to weather and visibility conditions
  • Please note that due to ongoing maintenance and excavation work, select heritage sites included in your tour may be closed during your visit
  • Some sites visited lack shade and can be hot under direct sunlight; we strongly recommend you bring a hat, sunglasses and sunblock.
  • Early mornings can be chilly; we strongly recommend you bring a warm jacket.