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Tabuk is an oasis city and the northern gateway to the holy city of Madinah. In 630 AD, the Prophet Muhammad marched the Islamic army to Tabuk to counter a rumoured Byzantine army pushing south into Arab lands. The Byzantines never showed up, but the Arabs stayed in the settlement, transforming it into a waystation for pilgrims coming from Syria.

Today, Tabuk is the capital city in the region, also called Tabuk, and the base for exploring the nearby historic landmarks and natural valleys, including Wadi Disah. Historic landmarks within the city include the remnants of the main station of the Hejaz Railway, which connected Damascus to Madinah until World War I, as well as Tabuk Castle, an Ottoman castle from the 16th century built on fortifications dating back to 3,500 BC. Due to its geographic location, Tabuk has significant Egyptian and Jordanian influences. It’s also unique as one of the few cities in Saudi Arabia to occasionally experience snow.


Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

  • Best of Jordan & Saudi Arabia

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Explore the ancient treasures and dynamic cultures of Jordan and Saudi Arabia on this trip through the Middle East. Tour the natural and historic landmarks of Jordan, including Petra and the Dead Sea, before connecting into Saudi Arabia to discover the ancient settlement of Hegra, the holy city of Madinah, and the attractive seaside port of Jeddah.
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,159
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Classics (Bestsellers), Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences
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  • Ancient Wonders of Egypt, Jordan & Saudi Arabia

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: From the pyramids to Petra and Hegra, discover rich heritage and ancient civilizations on this journey across Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Cruise the Nile River to explore tombs and temples, float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, visit the holy city of Madinah, and go on desert explorations in Wadi Rum and Wadi Disah.
    20 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 10,889
    Trip Type:
    Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences
    Saudi Arabia See Trip Details
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