Mleiha Archaeological Center

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Enjoy the beauty of the Mleiha area in Sharjah and visit the Mleiha Archaeological Centre to discover centuries of findings and participate in the many indoor and outdoor activities. Mleiha also hosts desert adventures and activities including camping, sand duning, hiking and more!

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ACTIVITIES
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1) MLEIHA FOSSIL HUNT EXPEDITION (Premium)
Be a paleontologist for the day and learn how to make fossil casts using actual fossils found in Mleiha and seashells from around the region. Get a chance to walk through several ages of ancient sea beds, the resting places of ancient creatures and Earth’s upper mantle. Read the history of the planet inscribed in the rocks.

Duration: 1.5-2hrs
Operating hours: 9am to sunset
Ages: 5 years and above

2) STANDARD MLEIHA WORKSHOP PACKAGE
Be a paleontologist for the day and learn how to make fossil casts using actual fossils found in Mleiha and seashells from around the region. You also get to keep your fossil cast. All required workshop materials will be provided.

Duration: 1hr
Operating hours: 9am to sunset
Ages: 5 years and above

3) MLEIHA SUV LANDSCAPES TOUR
A one hour excursion in comfortable 4x4 vehicles, involving exciting exploration of the dunes to reveal Camel Rock and Fossil Rock for a spectacular view and to learn a little more behind why it is named “Fossil Rock”.

Operating hours: 9am to 1 hour before sunset

4) LANDSCAPES EXCURSION IN A DUNE BUGGY
A one hour excursion involving exciting exploration of the dunes to reveal Camel Rock, a uniquely shaped mountain outcrop that has the shape of a camel’s head! Explorers are then taken for a thrilling drive up to Fossil Rock for a spectacular view and to learn a little more about why it is named “Fossil Rock”.

Ages: Minimum age to take part in this activity is 8 years of age. Minimum height is 140cm.

5) MLEIHA ADVENTURE PACKAGE
Get ready for an exciting off-road experience as you discover the most spectacular vistas Mleiha has to offer. Your journey will last approximately 6 hours as you take in views from two different peaks, visit ancient sites, stop for picture-perfect photos of the stunning landscape and conclude your adventure in the relaxing setting of our Sunset Lounge. Dinner is included.

Inclusions: Live BBQ Dinner, Visit to the Pre-Islamic and Neolithic Archaeological Sites with expert guides, Off Road Dune Drive to Camel Rock for Sunset in 4WD, Off Road Dune Drive to Fossil Rock and Camel Rock with Photostops, Stargazing Experience with expert guide, Traditional Hot Beverages and Soft Drinks, Lounge Music will be played throughout the evening and Bonfire present at Campsite.

Duration: 6 hours (must be booked 48 hours in advance; subject to availability)

6) MLEIHA SUNSET LOUNGE
Enjoy a relaxing escape for the entire family and friends, in our sunset lounge set up. Catch the amazing sunset views from our Traditional Arabian style lounge and enjoy a variety of refreshments, followed by observing deep-sky objects through our telescope with an expert. Enjoy a specially prepared BBQ dinner.

Inclusions: Stargazing Experience with expert guide, Traditional Hot Beverages and Soft Drinks, Lounge Music will be played throughout the evening and Bonfire present at Campsite.

Duration: 4 hours (experience begins 1 hour before sunset)

7) MLEIHA ARENA RIDE
Begin your experience at our stables. You can also enjoy the beauty of Fossil Rock and the Faya
mountain range in the background. For our younger explorers aged 5-10 years old, we have a gentle
pony that would take them for rides around the arena.

Inclusions: 60-minute riding experience in the Mleiha horse riding arena, Traditional hot beverages and soft drinks.

Duration: 1 Hour
Operating Hours: 9AM to sunset

8) MLEIHA STARGAZING EXCLUSIVE
Enjoy a beautiful evening exploring the stars and planets with one of our experienced guides. Mars, Jupiter and the moon are a few of the evening’s features.

Inclusions: Stargazing Experience with expert guide, Entry to Museum, Traditional Hot Beverages and Soft Drinks.

Duration: 1 Hour
Operating hours: After sunset to 9pm

9) MLEIHA SELF-DRIVE DUNE BUGGY
Drive through the desert and visit landmarks like Fossil Rock and Camel Rock – all while following an experienced marshal who will lead the convoy through exciting dunescapes and landscapes. Drivers to be ages 21 and above with valid driving license. Passengers may be of ages 10 and above. Minimum height 140cm

Inclusions: Visit to Fossil Rock and Camel Rock with Photo-stops and 20 minute safety briefing.

10) DESERT HACKS (Non-exclusive)
Experience the beauty of Mleiha’s landscape on horseback, with views of Fossil Rock and Faya
mountain. Even if you have never ridden a horse before, our expert guides will assist in leading you and
your horse into the outback of Mleiha. End your experience with a stop at our luxurious gazebo at the
stables, where you can enjoy the landscape with an assortment of hot beverages and soft drinks.

Inclusions: 45-90-minute horseback riding experience in Mleiha, Traditional hot beverages and soft drinks.

Duration: 45-60 minutes (beginners to intermediate riders), 60-90 minutes (expert riders only)
Operating Hours: 9AM to sunset

11) ARCHAEOMOG TOUR
Visit a variety of different locations in a specially designed UNIMOG – It begins with a tour of the museum, followed by a walkthrough to the Mleiha Stables via Mleiha's gazelle enclosure, journeying onwards in the UNIMOG to the Valley of the Caves for a short trekking experience and crossing the old quarries to reach the final stop in a hidden wadi for refreshments.

Inclusions: Visit to Mleiha Stables and Gazelle enclosure, Visit to the Valley of the Caves and Traditional Hot Beverages and Soft Drinks.

Duration: 2 hours maximum
Operating hours: 9:30am to 2 hours before sunset
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12) OVERNIGHT CAMPING (Non-exclusive)
Spend a magical night camping under the star-filled skies on our overnight camp adventure. Perfect for those looking for an authentic desert experience! Wake up for a sunrise drive and short walk around the beautiful vistas of Fossil Rock. Children must be accompanied by a guardian aged 18+ years.

You can choose to bring your own food to grill or treat yourself to a specially prepared BBQ dinner from a selection of menus.

Inclusions: Continental Style Breakfast, Off Road Dune Drive for Sunrise in 4WD, Stargazing Experience with expert guide, Traditional Hot Beverages and Soft Drinks, Lounge Music will be played throughout the evening, Trekking Experience with expert guide, Bonfire present at Campsite, All Camping Equipment – Tents, Sleeping Bags and Air Mattresses and the Option to bring your own food for BBQ (equipment provided) or choose from 3 menu options (additional cost).

Duration: 12 hours (experience begins at 7:00 PM)

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Mleiha Archaeological Center - Prices and Offers

Mleiha Fossil Hunt Expedition (Premium)

(Museum Entry + Fossil Molding Workshop + Into to Fossils + Field Visit - Fossil Hunting)

1 Adult

AED 100 AED 90

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 135 AED 121.5
Standard Mleiha Workshop Package

Per person

AED 250 AED 225
Mleiha Landscapes SUV

(Visit to Fossil Rock and Camel Rock with Photo-stops)

1 Adult

AED 165 AED 148.5

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 120 AED 108
Landscapes Excursion in a Dune Buggy

(Visit to Fossil Rock and Camel Rock with Photo-stops)

1 Adult

AED 300 AED 270

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 200 AED 180
Mleiha Adventure Package (Exclusive)

(BBQ Dinner, Visits, Dune Drives, Stargazing, Dinner, Bonfire and more)

1 Adult

AED 525 AED 472.5

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 400 AED 360
Mleiha Adventure Package (Non- Exclusive)

(BBQ Dinner, Visits, Dune Drives, Stargazing, Dinner, Bonfire and more)

1 Adult

AED 450 AED 405

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 350 AED 315
Mleiha Sunset lounge (Non-Exclusive)

(Stargazing + BBQ Dinner + Music + Bonfire)

1 Adult

AED 170 AED 153

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 120 AED 108
Mleiha Arena Ride

1 Adult

AED 120 AED 108
Mleiha Stargazing (Exclusive)

(Stargazing Experience with expert guide, Entry to Museum, Traditional Hot Beverages and Soft Drinks)

1 Adult

AED 250 AED 225

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 200 AED 180
Mleiha Self Drive Dune Buggy

(Visit to Fossil Rock and Camel Rock with Photo-stops + 20 minute safety briefing)

1 Adult

AED 1,250 AED 1,125
Desert Hacks (Non-Exclusive)

1 Adult

AED 140 AED 126
Overnight Camping (Non-Exclusive)

(Breakfast, Dune Rides, Stargazing, Drinks, Trekking, Bonfire and all Camping Equipment)

1 Adult

AED 350 AED 315

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 275 AED 247.5
ArchaeoMog Tour

(Visit to Mleiha Stables and Gazelle enclosure, Visit to the Valley of the Caves and Traditional Hot Beverages and Soft Drinks)

1 Adult

AED 165 AED 148.5

1 Child (3-15y)

AED 120 AED 108
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