Trip to Al Wahbah Crater

Trip to Al Wahbah Crater From Jeddah

per adult from

$903

NZD

Duration

9 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • English speaking tour leader/driver
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Jeddah, Jeddah, Makkah Province

      Drive to A wonderful, and still relatively unknown place in the heart of Saudi Arabia.

      In western Saudi Arabia is a natural wonder that intel recently was pretty unknown to the outside world.
      Al Wahbah Crater, also Maqlaʿ Ṭamiyyah is a volcanic crater, which is about 350 Km away from Jeddah, on the western edge of the Harrat Kishb basalt plateau in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia. The Harrat Kishb plateau contains many volcanic cones. The bottom of the crater is covered with white sodium phosphate crystals.



      Duration: 3 hours

      Stop At: Al-Waba Crater, 27711, Saudi Arabia

      It’s huge 2km diameter volcanic crater with great surrounding topography and gorgeous views. A great hiking trail as well. Your tour leader will help you to take best photos.

      For a long time was it believed that Al Wahbah Crater was created by an ancient meteor strike. But now geologist instead has accepted that the crater was created volcanic activity in the form of an underground eruption that was caused when a flow of magma hit an underwater source of water which resulted in a colossal explosion creating the crater.

      Super quiet and perfect to relax. You can hike down to the crater,Takes about 30mins to get down and about 45 mins to get back up.Should take plenty of water with you for your climb back up.
      Sunset view at this point is always very fascinating. We shall drive back to Jeddah after sunset.

      Travel in comfort back to your hotel.


      Duration: 5 hours

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Departure Time :
      8:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Egypt Tours

    Activity ID: V-102999P12

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