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Sky will be the limit for Eid visitors to AlUla

Sky will be the limit for Eid visitors to AlUla

Event attractions range from hot air ballooning to daydreaming at a cloudless night skies

RIYADH: The sky’s the limit for site visitors to AlUla this Eid Al-Fitr as the ancient oasis city prepares to commemorate the vacation.

The AlUla Skies Festival, returning momentarily year, will certainly be the flagship event among a plethora of tasks. The celebration will certainly take place from April 26 to May 13 with a range of experience, social, heritage, as well as amusement experiences.

By day, visitors will certainly have the possibility to get a bird’s-eye view of AlUla from a hot air balloon or helicopter, and in the evening stargazing, music programs, and astrophotography will certainly be among the offerings.

AlUla’s clear, unpolluted skies have come to be a magnet for stargazers, as well as those attending the night-time events will certainly be able to discover just how ancient Arab astronomers used the evening sky as a navigation overview.

“The AlUla Skies Event … stands for an one-of-a-kind chance to improve the city’s placement as a leading traveler destination in the region,” said Phillip Jones, head of the tourist sector at the Royal Payment for AlUla.

“In the past, the skies formed maps to guide travelers, as site visitors to AlUla were assisted by the stars to take a trip for the old incense profession path.

“Today, we celebrate this heritage with a group of activities and efficiencies that establish the AlUla Skies Event as an introducing occasion worth taking part in.

Warm air balloon journeys in the north of Al-Hajar will operate every day from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. as well as 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., with flights over the UNESCO Globe Heritage Website.

Meanwhile, from 4:30 p.m. till 10:30 p.m. in the evenings, experts will take visitors on a trip via the celebrities prior to revealing them exactly how to take photographs at night.

Last Updated: 14 April 2023

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