Explore Nature & History

 

Tabuk & Al Jouf

5 days / 4 nights

 

 

Experience the wide wâdîs (valleys or beds of seasonal streams) and huge plains that give the region its varied appearance, with altitudes varying from 500m to 980m.

 

Al Jouf Province forms a vital position of the North Arabian and Syrian Desert. Enclosed by sandstone hills, its oasis have played an important role in the contacts between the Arabs in the Peninsula and the people of the Fertile Crescent. Dumat Al Jandal (or shortly called Duma) has been a most prominent oasis of Al Jouf in history.

 

Day 1   

 

Arrive in Tabuk check in at the hotel rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2   

 

After Breakfast start you sight seeing tour by visiting Tawba Mosque. The Prophet Muhammad prayed here when he arrived with 30,000 men in AD 630 for the Battle of Tabuk against the Byzantines.

Visit Hejaz Railway Station & Tabuk Museum.

Hejaz Railway Station & Tabuk Museum

Tabuk Castle Dating to 1559, Tabuk Castle is now a museum, with several rooms housing some interesting historical artefacts from the Ottoman period and lots of signage about the history of Tabuk, its connection to the Prophet Muhammad and several famous travellers, including Ibn Battuta and Evliya Celebi. The castle features a ground-floor mosque, an open courtyard and a stairway to the castle’s 2nd-floor mosque and watchtowers.

 

Outside are cisterns that once captured water from a spring that the Prophet Muhammad (PBH)

Day 3   

 

Drive to Al Jouf. in a private chauffeur car which is almost three and a half hours drive. Check in to the hotel rest of the day at Leisure

Day 4 

 

After breakfast set on a tour visiting Marid Castle,Zaabal,Rajajil Coloumns, Handicraft Souks

Day 5  

 

At leisure and then check out.

 

Package Includes:

 

  • Round trip airport hotel transfer in a private chauffeur car

  • Hotel accommodation for 2 nights in Tabuk and 2 nights in Al Jouf

  • Daily Breakfast

  • One full day sightseeing activity with a private guide in Tabuk

  • One full day sightseeing activity with a private guide in Al Jouf

 

Package Excludes:

 

  • Flight Tickets

  • Lunch and Dinner

  • Any extra costs and gratuities

  • Any excursion tickets