the area is one of the rare hidden Gems of the history, it's 350 to 400 km away from Al madinah al Munawarah depending of which route you take but if you are not familiar with the single road drive it's better to use madinah Tabuk road and then head west on the road 20 km north of Khyber .... 更多
You might be one of a handful of people visiting this remote place at one time...certainly not the huge Petra crowds arriving by the busload. The shame is seeing the graffitti on these tombs. I was horrified that this site was not protected from vandals. Be aware you need permission in advance (a written permit) before coming here.
I never been there before as I always hear about it, I decided to go with my friends for the week end, we spent the first night at Al-Ula Arak hotel and it was so nice, in the morning we went to see the old Ula city, the lions tombs and the elephant rock, in the afternoon we went to... 更多
Abit of a drive from madeenah but well worth it, You have to obtain another visa or permission to go, a standard umrah visa will not get you entry to Madain saleh. In the same area you find Almoadham Castle and Hejaz railway station You need to read about the place before you visit to enjoy each corner
To catch the glimpse of ancient rock cities of Jordan and natural rock structures in Capadocia, this is one of the best places to visit in KSA, also a world heritage site. Its a surprise to see such a marvel in the middle of desserts. The facilities for tourists are limited but sufficient. the brochure you receive at the travel... 更多
When on a tour to the Madain Saleh and surround of Al-Ula and what a find - it was totally unexpected. We did not have enough time in the two days and looking at coming back for about 4 days to have a proper look. The history and local landscapes were way beyond what we were expecting, living in the... 更多
Travelled there as a mixed group of Kiwis, Pohms, Yanks and Saffirs from Stalaag 13 in Al Wajh. The location is located not far (22km) from the town of Al-Ula. Al Ulah is serviced by an airport- but being cheapskates we took the scenic route, 2 & a bit hours by bus, escorted by Police vehicle as would suit the... 更多