Archaeologist-Led Tour of Secret Sites

Be among the first to discover AlUla's archaeological secrets hidden for millennia on this very special expert-led tour

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Price

From SAR 1000

Schedule

13 Jan to 9 Mar 2024 | Saturdays only

Booking

Advanced booking required

Tour Type

Guided (English - Arabic)

Duration

9 hours

Age Restrictions

18 years and above

Group Size

Maximum 10

Arrival Time

At least 15 minutes before booking time

Meeting Location

Winter Park

Parking

Winter Park Parking Area


Overview

Embrace your inner explorer and discover the lost treasures Arabia at the ancient city of Dadan — no yet revealed to the public — in this archaeologist-led trekking tour. You’ll explore secret archaeological sites in and around the ancient city of Dadan, experience a once-in-a-lifetime tour of a live dig site, and trek through the stunning landscape of this fascinating former kingdom. This incredible new experience will be led by those responsible for some of the most fascinating discoveries in AlUla, and also includes vintage Land Rover tours of the area and a luxury gift bag to commemorate your trip. The whole day experience also includes snacks, coffee and lunch in The Oasis.

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Experience Location

Winter Park

Know before you go

  • 07:00 - Bus departure from Winter Park
  • 7:30 - Arrival on site to visitors center
  • 7:45 - Site tour by archaeologist in a vintage Land Rover cars and visit the excavated areas
  • 8:45 - Tea/Coffee and Light Breakfast break
  • 9:15 - Start the hike to Jabal Khuraybah
  • 12:30 - Lunch at the Oasis
  • 14:00 - Discover the Oasis
  • 15:30 - Return to Winter Park
  • Pre-registration is required. Please bring your ID and ticket for check-in.
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience.

Includes:

  •  Archaeologist-led tour of Dadan in vintage Land Rovers
  • Access to Lion Tombs and other recently excavated sites
  • Trekking activities
  • Snacks and lunch, including at The Oasis
  • Limited edition souvenier gift basket featuring high-end branded items and polaroid photos
  • 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.