Hot Air Balloons, Stargazing & More: AlUla Skies Festival Is Here And We Are Flying To Saudi!

by Deeplata Garde
Hot Air Balloons, Stargazing & More: AlUla Skies Festival Is Here And We Are Flying To Saudi!

Saudi is giving us multiple reasons to visit this year. So will you take it to the sky to fly to the kingdom? Well, if your plans are for April and May then you might get to witness one of the gorgeous festivals that Saudi celebrates and you can see it in the skies. The annual event, AlUla Skies Festival returns and will be celebrated from 26th April to 13th May.

AlUla Skies Festival Returns

AlUla Skies Festival honours everything aetherial from 26 April to 13 May. No other way to see AlUla compares to flying above it. You can choose your ride, whether in a hot air balloon or a chopper. Return to Earth at night for stargazing and astronomical photography to capture priceless moments.

There are daytime and nighttime activities available for you to enjoy at the AlUla Skies Festival 2023, whether you’re looking for a little or a lot of adventure. There are things to do even if you would rather keep your feet firmly planted. Like what you ask? AlUla Skies Festival involves a lot of kite flying. So get ready to witness colourful kites soaring across the Saudi Skies.

Adventure junkies can opt to climb the stairway AlUla has to offer. Or you can also go airborne in the giant swing present there. 70-metre swing has our hearts and it’s unique too. The giant swing in AlUla is one of the seven presents across the world. So swing between the canyons and mountain and absorb the breathtaking views.

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Night Plans!

The day has been accomplished doing these activities and now it’s time to bring in the night celebrations. As we mentioned the skies will be wrapped with a blanket of stars and the unobstructed views call for a stargazing night. You might spot many astrophotographers walking across with professional equipment to catch some beautiful moments. Once you are done staring at the stars, move your vision and lay your eyes on the movie screen as there would be an outdoor movie setup as well. A drone show and glow show will take your breath away we assure you.

There are more activities that you can explore at this festival in AlUla. We can safely say that the sky is the limit here when it comes to celebrating the AlUla Skies Festival.

Cover Image Courtesy: AlUla