Experience the thrill of desert adventure in this scarcely explored region of Saudi Arabia. Towering jabals and sweeping valleys cover the endless desert expanse like a great maze. It is an adventure traveller’s playground, and the ancient wonder that is Alula sits at its heart. Whether galloping along valley floors on horseback or driving 4x4’s across the rolling desert dunes, Alula offers adventure in abundance.
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- Undertake an adventurous hike and scale the rocky terrain around AlUla. Begin at dawn to experience a truly incredible vista of the sun rising over the Arabian desert below.
- Discover the magic of the AlUla nights through the ancient art of astronomy led by an expert guide in the Al-Gharamil region, characterised by exceptional rock formations, towering Jabals and ancient wonders.
- Head off-road on a bike ride through the sand dunes, hidden trails and the stunning AlUla landscape.
- Enjoy dinner under the stars with a traditional grill menu cooked over open flames.
- Explore the awe-inspiring elephant rock, also known as Jabal AlFil, the most famous landmark in the region. Set in golden desert sands and climbing three storeys into the Saudi Arabian sky, this geographical marvel dominates the surrounding landscape.
- Your base for this experience will be Shaden Resort. Enjoy the comfort of villa accommodation with private garden and pool. Hidden deep within the mountainous landscape, the location is what makes it truly memorable. An oasis of luxury amongst the rugged landscape, this is a stunning desert resort.