Introducing the Northern Borders Province
The best experiences and tours in the Northern Borders province
The Northern Borders province is a place for those who seek a different kind of adventure in Saudi Arabia. Here are the best tours to experience while in the northern part of the country:
- Northern Borders province day tour. The Northern Borders province is usually part of many multi-city tours in Saudi Arabia. Here, you can enjoy a day exploring the region’s desert, visiting popular attractions like the mountains of Aqran and the Northern Borders museum.
The best things to see and do in the Northern Borders province
Although it’s the least populated region in all of Saudi Arabia, the Northern Borders province doesn’t have a shortage of things to offer to its visitors:
- Explore the Aqran Mountains. If your idea of a trip to the Northern Borders province includes camping and hiking, you can enjoy that in Aqran where you get some of the most stunning views in Saudi Arabia. You should also try hunting with falcons and hawks since it’s one of the most popular recreational activities in the area where avid hunters from around the world travel to enjoy it.
- Visit the Northern Borders Museum. This part of the country is steeped in rich history and culture, and you can learn all that at the Northern Borders museum. Opened in 2007, this museum follows the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) where it preserves some of the most important artifacts in Saudi Arabia.
- Experience the Dawqara Palace. This beautiful archeological site in the Northern Borders province is one of the most popular attractions in the area where you get to take a trip down memory lane and see life in ancient Saudi Arabia.
The best time to visit the Northern Borders province
Temperatures in the Northern Borders province can be extreme. During summer, temperatures can reach up to 41 degrees Celsius, which can be hard to tolerate for tourists who are not used to this kind of heat. But during the winter season, temperatures can also drop so it’s not advisable to explore the province. So, if you want to make the most of your trip to the Northern Borders province, make sure to plan your trip from June to August when the weather is just perfect for exploring the different attractions that this region has to offer to its visitors.