Introducing Al Madinah Province
The best experiences and tours in Al Madinah province
Whether you’re visiting Al Madinah province for an umrah pilgrimage or not, you can make the most of your journey by taking these tours:
The Hegra Guided Tour. From AlUla, travel to the beautiful ancient site of Hegra, the largest preserved site of the Nabatean civilization and the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia. Here, you’ll see giant rock formations with more than 110 tombs carved in them.
The Madinah Holy Places Tour. Since Al Madinah province is known for its holy places, you can’t miss going on a holy places tour that will take you to some of the most significant places in Islam. This includes the Al Madinah Al Munawwarah where the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi and the resting place of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is located. You’ll also visit the Masjid-e-Quba, which is the first mosque built by Muslims.
The best things to see and do in Al Madinah province.
Visiting Al Madinah province is all about immersing yourself in the history of Islam. Here are the best things to do on your trip:
See the Masjid Al-Qiblatain. This mosque in Al Madinah province is significant to Islam because it was where Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his congregation changed their direction in prayer after the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) received the command to change the Qiblah to Makkah.
Visit the Quba Mosque. According to most history books, this is the first mosque in Islam where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) himself placed the first stones in its foundations.
Experience the beauty of Al-Masjid an-Nabawi. No visit to Al Madinah province will be complete without experiencing the wonders of the mosque that was built and established by the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). This is the second holiest place in Islam after the Masjid Al Haram in Makkah and it holds such significance to Muslims because it was the same place where Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) lived for many years and he shared great work during its construction.
The best time to visit Al Madinah Province
Like the rest of Saudi Arabia, the best time to visit Al Madinah province is between the months of October and May when the heat is more tolerable than during the summer. This will allow you to go around the province without worrying too much about the extreme temperatures that could easily make you tired.