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Explore Aseer: Your Ultimate Summer Adventure Awaits!☀️

Updated: May 21



Explore Aseer - A Summer Paradise in Saudi Arabia! Indulge in Captivating Scenery and Rich Cultural Heritage!

Nestled in the southwestern region of Saudi Arabia, Aseer offers a captivating blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical charm. In May and June, the weather in Aseer is characterized by mild temperatures, ranging from 25°C to 30°C (77°F to 86°F), making it an ideal time for outdoor exploration. Transportation options in Aseer include car rentals and local buses, providing convenient access to nearby attractions. Surrounding Aseer, you'll discover a tapestry of wonders, from the majestic peaks of the Sarawat Mountains to the cultural treasures of Abha and the ancient villages like Rijal Almaa.


Here's What You Need To Know About Aseer!

An untouched mountain region in Saudi Arabia with an abundance of greenery and misty magic in the air, Aseer is home to a national park with hundreds of species of birds and animals and many historical places. Located in the southwest region of Saudi Arabia, Aseer is approximately a two-hour flight or a scenic 13-hour drive from the capital city of Riyadh. With its cooler temperatures and a myriad of attractions like the Rijal Almaa Museum, Soudah Mountains, and Shamsan Historical Castle, Aseer beckons visitors to venture beyond their usual places and discover the hidden gems of this captivating region.

The weather is very pleasant in Aseer, especially during the summer as the weather is accompanied by a nice breeze and light fog. The highest temperature in summer reaches 24 degrees Celsius and falls lower in the higher areas and past midnight.



 

Aseer Summer Adventure

Aseer National Park

Popular for untouched wilderness in the heart of Saudi Arabia, the Aseer National Park is an exceptional place with resplendent natural beauty spread all around. It is also famous for being the first National Park of Saudi Arabia, covering an area of over 1600 square kilometers.



The Vineyard

This is a picturesque farm where you can wander through lush fields brimming with a variety of local fruits. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the orchards, where the vibrant colors and fresh scents of the fruits create an enchanting atmosphere. 



Hiking

Traverse Aseer's picturesque trails and immerse yourself in the region's breathtaking landscapes while hiking. From the lush greenery of Asir National Park to the rugged beauty of the Sarawat Mountains, each step unveils a new adventure.



Abseiling

Experience the thrill of abseiling amidst Aseer's stunning landscapes, where rugged cliffs and majestic mountains beckon adventurers. Descend into the heart of nature as you navigate exhilarating rappelling routes, guided by experienced professionals.


 

Aseer's Spotlight! - Rijal Alma Village


It's not a complete trip without visiting Aseer's famous spotlight! The most popular attraction in the Asir region is: Rijal Alma Village. Not far from the Yemen border, the village was once a significant stop for people traveling from Yemen to the holy places, Makkah and Medina. The village has 60 multiple-story buildings built in the traditional way, like most of the buildings in Yemen, which is of stone, clay, and wood. The other important story associated with this charming village is that this is the place where the Asiri tribes defeated the Ottoman army in 1825. It’s famous for its magnificent architecture, rich history and beautiful landscapes. Other nearby visit-worthy attractions include Al Sahab Park, Al Soudah Viewpoint and Tanomah Waterfall.

 

Aseer's Local Cuisine!

Asir has won the title of World Culinary Arts Zone at the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (IGCAT), and shall be awarded in 2024. The ingredients of the popular cuisine in Aseer reflect the human relationship with the plains, mountains and food resources. The most important of which are honey of all kinds, coffee, lamb and goats, and most importantly, whole wheat flour, which is included in the preparation of more than 10 popular dishes in the region.


So, what are 2 famous dishes?

 



Explore Aseer this summer and book now on www.uhitravel.com


For any more information, please read more at www.visitsaudi.com.

 

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