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Archeological Tour of Mleiha

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Dive into Mleiha’s historical heritage on a 1.5-hour guided tour of significant archaeological sites from the Stone Age to the Pre-Islamic period.

Highlights

  • On a tour of Mleiha’s archaeological sites with an expert guide, discover the traces of life from the Pre-Islamic and Neolithic Ages.

  • Travel to the Faya Cave, and trek along the Stone Age caves surrounded by limestone formations.

  • Catch sight of Bronze age tombs at the Western Zone and marvel at the Mleiha Fort at the Eastern Zone.

  • Fun Fact: The coin molds excavated at Mleiha Fort suggest that the fort may have been a dwelling of political importance.

Inclusions

  • 1.5-hr Mleiha archeological tour

  • Expert English and Arabic-speaking guide

  • Entry to Mleiha Archaeological Center

  • Pre-Islamic & Neolithic sites visit

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Visit the Past in the Present

Go back to the past to unearth Mleiha’s pivotal role in anthropology with expert guides and learn about the impressive finds that have led Mleiha to become a hub for archaeology. From the Stone Age to the Pre-Islamic Age, Mleiha has chronological evidence of the way of life that was followed ages ago. So, hop into a vehicle and fasten your seatbelts to drive straight to Mleiha’s archaeological sites, where everything interesting resides.

Caves, Fossils, Tombs, and Forts

This 1.5-hour tour will lead you into the residence of the early humans – the caves! Explore the Faya Cave, where tools from pre-historic days were found, and head to the other Stone Age caves while discovering fossils along the way on your little trek. The Eastern Zone has some of the most significant landmarks like the Mleiha Fort, a rectangular structure complete with a storage area and courtyard. Check out the horse and camel tombs, farmhouses, and kitchens from the Pre-Islamic Age before you go to the Western Zone to see the Bronze Age tombs. After your archaeological adventure, click some pictures with the gorgeous desert background and take home countless memories.

Important Information

  • Enjoy the freedom to book without having to pick a date.

  • Facilities: Parking, Restrooms.

  • Bring along your sunglasses, sunscreen, and hat.

  • Sunset time varies depending on seasonality

Timings

Daily: 9:30am to 1.5 hrs before sunset

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • These vouchers can be redeemed anytime during the validity period. Please get in touch with us before your desired date of visit to confirm your reservation.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Mleiha Archaeological Centre Front Desk.

  • Address: Mleiha Archeological Centre - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates.

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Getting There

By Car

  • If you're driving to the meeting point, take Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102 and continue on Al Dhaid-Maleha Rd/Al Shuwaib - Umm Al Quwain Rd/E55.
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