Camel Beauty Festival 2018 Tours

The festival takes place from December-January in Um Rgabah the magnificent golden sand dune of the Dhana desert located 320km northeast of Riyadh. A daily camel show runs from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, except on Fridays when the show is in the afternoon. More than  10,000 camels are divided according to their number and colors – white, brown, yellow, red and black. It’s a wonderful opportunity to take great photos of a large variety of camels in one place.

The proud camel owners meet annually in Saudi Arabia and come from all Gulf countries to buy and sell camels worth one hundred million riyals and more.

The festival also includes a huge famous souk offering food, handmade goods, souvenirs, camping equipment and much more. Exhibitions of classic cars, falcons, heritage items and cultural displays can also be found.


Haya Tour is the first tour operator to take groups to the festival more than 16 years ago. It’s a great opportunity to take good photos of Arabian camels from different places on the Arabian Peninsula all competing for the beauty prize.
When and where?
The festival takes place this year from 1st of January  and lasting over 32 days.  It is held in Al Rumahiyah – Al Dahna desert about 120 km east of Riyadh. The festival run by King abdilaziz foundation ” DARAH ”

At the location facilities and food available in an open market with daily activities for the visitor.

Haya Tours offer a day trip to the festival on  Sat. 6/1 , Tue. 16/1 ,  Fri. 19/1 and  Sat 27/1

Trip Itinerary

Gathering and  pick-up from Alia Plaza
8:00 am drive to destination  by Haya Tours bus
10:00 am Estimated time of arrival the festival  then

  • Attend camels show for 2 hours then
  • Visit SANAM hall: good place to visit full with information to learn more about camels
  • Heritage village included: Astronomical Dome, hand craft tent and kids theater and food court
  • Visit the accommodation location  to get closer idea about the services and felicities at location if you like to rent room in your next visit.
  • Buy your lunch for the restaurant at the location
  • Please note the camel‘s on display in front of us couldn’t be reached or touch or stop at there location.

4:00 pm: Tour ends and drive back to Riyadh
6:00 pm   Estimated time of arrival our pic-up point



Transport by Haya Tour bus
Pick up point – Exit 6 Alia Plaza.
English speaking guide on scheduled tours
Refreshment and snack bag will be served on the bus

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