Original Trip to Rijal Almaa : Rijal Almaa Village & The village Museum.
Visit Rijal Almaa village which is famous for its typical Arabian traditional architecture in which you can have a photo of the unique and colorful designs.
Then explore the village museum which was built in order to to save the regional heritage of the local inhabitants.
All Fees and Taxes
English speaking tour leader/driver.
What's Not Included
ADULT: Age: 0 - 99
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
What To Expect
Your Tour leader/driver will be awaiting you. They will be holding a sign of your name, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.
From the moment your tour starts, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, your tour leader will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you.
Admission Ticket Free
We will take you to Rijal Almaa village which is famous for its typical Arabian traditional architecture that can be found throughout the whole country, each region having its own specificity. But when it comes to Saudi traditional architecture the first image that comes to mind is the charming and colorful houses of Rijal Alma’. It is located 130 km by safe road from Abha or 65 Km unsafe road so of course we will take you by the safe road.
The village have stunning sceneries with great history of the region. For its exceptional features Rijal Alma’ is today on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage. You will find there a place redolent with history and tradition, and clearly oriented to tourism.Its a paradise for photographers and photos lovers and our tour leader will take you to the best panoramic spots for photos.
Admission Ticket Free
You will visit the village museum its a huge museum all inside the village with a lot of old pieces and there are a description as well in English and in Arabic. Its established by the efforts of the local inhabitants in order to save their regional heritage, and they have turned one of the forts into the museum headquarters since 1985.The village consists of about 60 palaces built from natural stone, clay and wood, and the palaces consists of several floors. There are so many places to take photos. The village used to be a natural passage that linked between Yemen, Makkah, Madinah and Levant. Thus, it was a regional trade center. The village has a historical significance as it has a number of long and old fortresses.
Recently, a rehabilitation project has been undertaken by The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities in collaboration with the private sector. Moreover, a museum was established by the local people in one of the village’s forts in 1985.
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