Hegra by Horse Carriage


The experience is currently unavailable but will return back to AlUla soon. Follow @AlUlaMoments on Social to be the first one to know when this experience is back.

Explore Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra, at sunrise or sunset as the ancient Nabataeans would have atop a handcrafted wooden horse carriage in this private tour.

There's plenty to see at the most significant preserved site of the Nabatean civilisation south of Petra. Arrive at the Hegra South Gate to check in and start your tour. A Rawi, one of our experienced guides and storytellers, will lead you through each stop on the tour. Start with the iconic Tomb of Lihyan son of Kuza, followed by Jabal Banat and Jabal Ahmar. See some of the 110 remarkably well-preserved tombs carved into the stunning sandstone landscape of AlUla at sunrise or sunset.

Tour Schedule
The experience is currently unavailable but will return back to AlUla soon. Follow @AlUlaMoments on Social to be the first one to know when this experience is back.
What’s Included
  • 2-hour excursion in a heritage horse carriage
  • Expert tour guide (English or Arabic)
  • On-site parking

Highlights for this tour include:
  • Tomb of Lihyan son of Kuza
  • Jabal Albanat
  • Jabal Alahmar
Key Information
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting location: Hegra South Gate

We advise reaching the Hegra South Gate 15 minutes before your start time. After checking in, guests will gather atop the heritage carriages and begin their journey visiting sites across Hegra. One of our expert guides will explain the historical significance and answer all of your questions about this magnificent heritage site. Enjoy the natural beauty of the desert on the ride back to the visitor centre.
Recommended Attire & What to Bring
  • Comfortable, loose clothing
  • Closed-toe walking shoes or boots
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunblock
Entrance Policy
  • Please arrive at the Hegra South Gate 15 minutes prior to your tour.
  • Parking is complimentary.
  • This tour is not suitable for people of determination.
  • Maximum number of people per carriage is 4 people.
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience.

Heritage Product Terms

Terms & Conditions
To protect our heritage:
The heritage sites have been part of AlUla’s cultural landscape for thousands of years. We hope the visitors who explore these sites will preserve this historic area by adhering to the following:

Please do:
  • Take nothing but pictures; leave nothing but footprints.
  • Please adhere to the designated walking paths and do not enter non-designated areas, such as the tombs. There is still much to be discovered about AlUla, and entering the tombs or other areas may damage the antiquities yet to be discovered underneath.
  • Please avoid distorting or marking the rock surfaces, including touching our pouring water on the engravings.
  • Do not remove rocks or take anything from the heritage sites.
  • Keep these sites clean; put your litter in the allocated bin.
  • For your safety, please do not climb rocky ledges.
Please Do Not
  • Do not scratch, draw or in anyway mark the monuments.
  • Do not climb.
  • Heritage sites are non-smoking except in the designated smoking areas.
  • Do not remove or take anything from the tombs.
  • Do not remove or take anything from the ground.
  • No fires of any kind are permited including campfires.
  • No trees or plants are to be removed.

Visitors who mistreat the monuments will be asked to leave and will not be allow to revisit in future.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Customer Bookings: We will gladly refund the ticket price of cancelled experiences up to 3 days before the scheduled tours. Unfortunately, we are unable to refund credit card fees. Experiences cancelled within 1–3 days before your tour may be rebooked if timeslots are available but are not eligible for refund. We are unable to refund or rebook experiences cancelled on the day of scheduled tours.

Booked through 3rd Party or Travel Agent: If you booked your experience through a third party, please coordinate with them on policies, changes and updates.

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