Travel Here, Not There: Less Crowded Alternatives to Popular Travel Destinations

7. Al Hijr – Saudi Arabia

Al-Hijr ruins in Saudia Arabia
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With ancient Bedouin ruins that compare to Petra in neighboring Jordan, the Al Hijr ruins are also carved from rock and contain ancient tombs and ruins.

It may be less popular because your need a permit to visit these ruins, but these are easy to get a hold of through your hotel or tour guide.

With other authentic Bedouin experiences available, there are a range of activities for you to try.