Snow in Tabuk (Photo Credit:
Snow in Tabuk (Photo Credit:

Tabuk is a region that temperatures drop below zero, and due to its high altitudes and northern position, experiences snow, yes snow.

Tabuk, also spelled Tabouk, is the capital city of the Tabuk Region in northwestern Saudi Arabia. It has a population of 551,124. It is close to the Jordanian–Saudi Arabia border, and houses the largest air force base in Saudi Arabia. Wikipedia



Mountains in Tabuk worth visiting

Jabal al Lawz

Jabal al Lawz “mountain of almonds” is the highest mountain located in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia near the border to Jordan, the area’s summit is at 2,549-metres above sea level.

The site hosts several archaeological features such as an ancient quarry, ancient rock depicting historical drawings of extinct bovines, and it’s also said to be the mountain where the Prophet Moses lived for 10 years with his father-in-law as well as where he brought the people who fled Egypt.


Jabal Maqla

One of the tallest mountain peaks of the Arabian Peninsula, the Jabal Maqla is elevated at around 2,326


Jabal Umayyid

Located near the Jordan river, above the Gulf of Aqaba.

Jabal Ferwa

Jabal Ferwa rises at 1,030-metres above sea level.


Jabal al Qalom

The Jabal al Qalom mountains near Tabuk is at 2,367-metres high.


Jabal Umm Hayfā’

Jabal Umm Hayfā’ located near the Jordanian border, is one of the tallest peaks in the Arab Peninsula.


Jabal an Nukhaylah

One of the highest mountains in Saudi Arabia with an elevation of 1,410 meters and prominence of 232 meters in the Levant Ranges.


Jabal Shar

Best visited during the month of March for the pleasant weather, the Jabal Shar mountain in Tabuk Saudi Arabia is 1,950 meters above sea level.


Jabal Ad-dhahr

Located near the town of Haql, Tabuk. It has a height of 1,828 meters above sea level.