12 days

From £9,295

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Summary

Hegra, Ha'il, Al-'Ula & other unspoilt sites

Associated more with oil than history, Saudi Arabia is opening up to the world. This tour explores its incredible history from the ancient petroglyphs at Al-‘Ula to the Nabatean Rock cut tombs at Hegra and the historic Roshan in Jeddah. Alongside its history, we will be exploring Saudi’s spectacular desert environments.

Tour highlights:

  • Gaze in awe at the UNESCO-listed Nabatean rock-cut tombs at Hegra, reminiscent of Petra
  • Discover the extraordinary UNESCO rock art at Jubbah dating back as early as the 10th millennium
  • Explore Al-‘Ula Old Town inhabited from the 13th century AD and later abandoned
  • Visit Rub’ al-Khali desert, also known as the Empty Quarter, the world’s largest area of continuous sand

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£9,295

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £935

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Roger Harrison

Andante Guide Lecturer

Widely travelled in Africa and the Middle East, Roger triggered his lifelong interest in people and places in (then) Rhodesia as a Fairbridge Scholar and Malawi working with the British Leprosy Relief organisation.

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Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Field notes
  • Internal flights
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach or 4WD vehicle as required by the itinerary
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
7 December 2021 ASAU2112107 7 December 2021 (Tuesday) 18 December 2021 (Saturday) Roger Harrison £9,295
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6 December 2022 ASAU221206 6 December 2022 (Tuesday) 17 December 2022 (Saturday) Roger Harrison £9,995
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£500 £990 £9,745
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