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Explore AlUla: Wonders Waiting To Be Discovered!

Updated: Sep 20, 2023

AlUla is a hidden gem nestled in the northwest of Saudi Arabia. Known for its breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and ancient rock formations, this stunning destination offers a plethora of activities for travelers.

With its awe-inspiring rock formations, staggering sandstone cliffs, and intricately carved tombs, AlUla conceals wonders waiting to be discovered. Immerse yourself in its enigmatic ambiance as you embark on a journey of unraveling secrets, where every step taken unveils a new layer of mystery. From wandering through the ancient ruins to gazing at the vivid night sky, AlUla promises an experience that will leave you breathless - a place where exploration and adventure merge effortlessly, creating memories that will forever remain etched in your mind.


Here Are Some Fun Facts To Know About AlUla!

  • Did you know that this city is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Madain Saleh (Al-Hijr) and the rock art of the Hima region? Madain Saleh is the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia and features stunning Nabatean tombs carved into the sandstone cliffs.

  • Did you know that AlUla's history is closely linked to the Nabateans? Their ancient Arab civilization is known for their mastery in carving rock-cut structures. The Nabateans also built the famous city of Petra in Jordan.

The weather in AlUla is quite hot in the morning & afternoon, however, here are our tips for you on what to do:


So, Where To Begin?

The stunning Arabian gem of AlUla has so many wonders to visit and activities to enjoy. Start by the outdoor experiences and adventures.

More Information:

If you want to know more, please visit The Experiences AlUla page.


Adrenaline Rush Adventures in AlUla!

Explore sprawling desert dunes and sandstone mountains & pass-through rocky cracks within Sharaan Natural Reserve.

Experience the wonder of the cosmos with your friends stargazing among the magical desert landscape of Gharameel. You can also make some smores and have a good camp night with your group.

Test your nerves by whizzing through the air on the zipline at Harrat Mountain. You'll definitely feel the thrill! You'll get to look at the beautiful views of Al Ula from the top. Isn't that cool?

Experience the thrilling adventure of abseiling down AlUla's magnificent mountain landscapes & feel that adrenaline rush. You can even hire someone to help you find the best routes for rock climbing!


Upcoming Festivals & Events 2023!

This year’s sizzling lineup is set to feature some of the hottest artists from all over the world – Azimuth 2023 is promising to be more epic than ever. Get ready to dance until the sun comes up on our one-of-a-kind sand floor. Click here for more details!


Here's Where You Must Stay!

Banyan Resort AlUla

Situated in the magical surrounds of AlUla in Saudi Arabia, our all-villa resort is a desert retreat located in one of the world’s most mysterious and exciting travel destinations, inspired by the natural surroundings of the Ashar Valley.

Shaden Resort AlUla

Shaden Resort is a beautiful desert retreat located in AlUla. This resort offers a comfortable and luxurious stay amidst the captivating natural surroundings. The accommodations are designed to provide guests with the utmost comfort and tranquility.

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