Fascinating Hinterland Region
If you are the sort of traveler looking for a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience of traveling to a remote destination far away from the noise and pollution of urban cities, then the northern borders province may be the ideal destination for you. Located in the north of Saudi Arabia, this remote province is an ‘off the beaten track’ destination perfect for tourists who want to explore the desert life. Seasoned travelers know that often it’s the undiscovered places that offer the best experiences. The Northern Borders Province is a true hidden gem of Saudi Arabia.
In terms of population, the Northern Borders Province is the least populated region of Saudi Arabia. The province consists of three governates, Ar’ar, Rafha, and Turayf. The city of Arar is the capital of the province. The international borders of Iraq as well as Jordan link to this province. Despite its seeming remoteness, it is well connected to other cities through a network of highways and airports. A new airport terminal was inaugurated at Arar airport in February 2021. Has the capacity to accommodate up to 10,000 flights per year.