Tabuk Province

Tabuk Province

Tabuk, an oasis city,  located in the northwestern region of Saudi Arabia and standing at the Jordanian border. The town is situated among a grove of date palms. Tabuk is one of the fastest-growing industrial centers in Saudi Arabia.

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Tabuk Province

Tabuk Province

Tabuk, an oasis city, located in the northwestern region of Saudi Arabia and standing at the Jordanian border. The town is situated among a grove of date palms. Tabuk is one of the fastest-growing industrial centers in Saudi Arabia.

Tabuk province is the most historical of all the provinces in the Kingdom and has the most beautiful coastal areas. It is famous for scuba diving and snorkeling due to the clear water of the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea. It is also full of coral reefs along the coastline.

The main cities of Tabuk Province are Tayma, Duba, Haql, Wajh, Umluj, Al Bada’.

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Tabuk weather

Tabuk weather

The climate is very pleasant for most of the year. It is cold in the winter. You would normally get frosts in the morning and it has been known to snow there.

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Tabuk snow

Tabuk snow

Because of the scorching summers in Saudi Arabia and the generally warm weather, one believes that snow is almost impossible to be found in this Gulf country. It is the province where you find snowfall every winter

One remarkably arresting phenomenon is the snowfall in the city, people living in Tabuk make sure to gather early in the morning to observe this phenomenon.

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Tabuk Saudi Arabia tourist attractions

Arab countries are not all desert. Tabuk is home to a wide range of natural wonders including magnificent mountains, the Red Sea, and historical landmarks. Here are some of  places to visit and things to do in Tabuk:

Tabuk castle

Tabuk castle

This castle in the center of the town is the oldest, it was built in 1559 during the reign of the Ottoman Empire. There is a mosque on the ground floor and watchtowers on the second floor. This place holds an important part of Saudi Arabian History where there is a small museum explaining the history of the castle and contains some historical artifacts from the Ottoman era and the history of the city Tabuk. It is worth a visit.

Railway Station

Railway Station

The Hejaz railway station, established in 1900 AD during the Ottoman period, is one of the best stations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It includes a building that houses a locomotive, a freight car, and many Ottoman monuments.

Tabuk Museum

Tabuk Museum

The Tabuk Museum presents Tabuk region for visitors, its environmental characteristics and heritage. It aims at educating visitors about Saudi Arabia’s history and promoting the development of cultural activities in the region.

Prince Fahd Bin Sultan’s Park

Prince Fahd Bin Sultan’s Park

Prince Fahd Bin Sultan Park is a family-friendly place to relax at all times. Even in the summer, the temperatures are relatively mild, where visitors walk long distances or running.

Tabuk park mall

Tabuk park mall

The mall is the largest in the Tabuk region. It offers many brands that are found for the first time in this region. The mall contains shops, luxury restaurants and a children's amusement park.

The Prophet's Mosque

The Prophet's Mosque

It is one of the oldest mosques in the world, and it is also known as Al-Tawbah Mosque. Its roof was built with palm trunk trees. Its complete renewal was ordered by King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz similar to the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina.

Tabuk flower festival

Tabuk flower festival

The Tabuk Flowers and Fruits Festival showcases about 200 varieties of beautiful flowers and fruits creatively. It also includes exhibitions for agricultural products and nurseries with direct sales outlets, in addition to other activities such as exhibitions of productive families, children's theater and equestrian matches.

Wadi Al Disah

Wadi Al Disah

Wadi Al Disah is located at the crossroads of the three main valleys of Tabuk. This valley is a paradise on earth, it is filled with countless trees and palm trees and surrounded by spectacular and unique mountains. It is perfect for those seeking adventure and who love to take pictures of unique mountains.

University of Tabuk

University of Tabuk

Tabuk Saudi Arabia University is in the city of Tabuk in the Northwest of Saudi Arabia. The university was established in 2006, to serve the local and regional communities in Tabuk. It accommodates 5,000 students and includes 18 scientific departments in four colleges.

Frequently asked questions

How far is Tabuk from Riyadh?

The distance between Tabuk and Riyadh is 1090 km, and the road distance is 1304.6 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tabuk to Riyadh?

The cheapest way to get from Tabuk to Riyadh is to bus via Ta'if which costs 200﷼ - 320﷼ and takes 29h 41m

Does Tabuk have snow?

Yes, there are large amounts of snowfall on the mountains of Jabal al-Lawz and Jabal al-Thahir around December, which makes the place a tourist destination for visitors.

How much does it cost to stay in a hotel in Tabuk?

On average, 3-star hotels in Tabuk cost $49 per night, 4-star hotels are $135 per night, and a 5-star hotel in Tabuk can be found for $159 per night.

What is Tabuk famous for?

Tabuk is known for its association with the prophets such as Musa, peace be upon him, and Muhammad, peace be upon him. Tabuk is also famous for exporting flowers to Europe, and it enjoys an ideal location on the Red Sea, which is particularly attractive for diving enthusiasts.

Does Tabuk have snow?

Yes, there are large amounts of snowfall on the mountains of Jabal al-Lawz and Jabal al-Thahir around December, which makes the place a tourist destination for visitors.

How much does it cost to stay in a hotel in Tabuk?

On average, 3-star hotels in Tabuk cost $49 per night, 4-star hotels are $135 per night, and a 5-star hotel in Tabuk can be found for $159 per night.

What is Tabuk famous for?

Tabuk is known for its association with the prophets such as Musa, peace be upon him, and Muhammad, peace be upon him. Tabuk is also famous for exporting flowers to Europe, and it enjoys an ideal location on the Red Sea, which is particularly attractive for diving enthusiasts.