Saudi Arabia’s Alula Celebrates Eid With Whirlwind Tours and Activities

Unravel layers of ancient history, spanning from prehistoric times to the modern day at AlUla, a large expanse of desert in Saudi Arabia brimming with a wealth of natural wonders and exhilarating activities. Travelers are invited this Eid to come explore the open air museum of preserved tombs, ancient dwellings, sandstone outcrops, wind-swept structures and more. AlUla is one of the oldest cities in the Arabian Peninsula, home to Hegra—the largest conserved site of the Nabataean civilization, snagging it a spot as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Set among dramatic rock formations, expansive sand-swept dunes and ancient archeological ruins, AlUla is throwing an extravagant celebration this Eid, offering travelers a whirlwind of adventure, art, heritage, music, culture and food, jam-packed with an inviting array of activities from live musical performances and expiations to curated guided tours hiking and even hot balloon rides.

Meander through the pedestrian-friendly areas of the AlUla Oasis, AlUla Old Town and AlJadidah to discover the full scope of the lively celebrations offered. Their distinct heritage tours and thrilling adventure experiences will be available throughout the holiday from May 2 to 7. From exploring Hegra to trying your hand at rock climbing, AlUla is offering travelers something different this Eid.

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