Abha is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Saudi Arabia. Locals and expatriates from all over the country have also arrived here in the summer to visit the historical and cultural centers. According to the local news website, the tourism department has arranged a tour of Abha in 45 minutes by tourist bus. The tourist bus is run by the well-known company Al-Hakir. The Promotion Tourism Council oversees this. To know more, read the article below.
How Many Buses Run Daily?
Four (4) tourist buses run daily in front of the Talal Madh Theater in Al-Muftah village at 4 pm. It is located in the center of the city of Abha. Each bus has a tourist guide that introduces you to the historical, cultural, and tourist sites that come along the way.
The King Faisal Jama Masjid, an example of Beautiful Architecture
The King Faisal Jama Masjid in Al-Khalidiya Mohalla is on the route of the tourist bus. It is a wonderful gift of beautiful architecture. It is a beautiful combination of modern and ancient architecture.
What new Tourism Plan of Abha includes?
Al-Madinah Al-Aliyah (High City) is located on the tourist bus route. This is one of the new tourism plans of Abha. It is bordered by Tahama Asir to the southeast and Abha to the northwest. There are restaurants, cafes, leisure centers, hotels, and furnished apartments.
What is the Next Stop of these Buses?
The tourist bus passes through the fog of the clouds. Meanwhile, tourists visit Abu Khayal Park and Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar Park. Both parks are located on the highest peak of Abha. There are also chairlifts. In addition to the restaurant, there is a modern coffee shop.
The Public Library of Abha
The tourist bus passes through the central part of the city on the way back. During this time, tourists visit the cultural and historical centers of Abha. The magnificent building of the Public Library is also visible on a major highway here. There are more than 70,000 books on all sciences. There are separate study halls for children and adults, lecture halls, and a center for manuscripts and documents.
Display of Art
Tourists by bus are also shown at the Asir National Museum. Besides, various programs can be seen on Art Street.
Which Fruits are Grown in Abha?
Seasonal fruit exhibitions are also a sight to behold. The Abha area is also home to grapes, figs, mangoes, bananas, strawberries, dates, honey, real ghee, coffee, roses, fragrant fruits, and a variety of grains and vegetables. Later on, those who travel by tourist bus are also shown various products.
What is this Area Famous For?
The area is famous for carvings, historical pottery, local perfumes, traditional costumes, and souvenirs. Locally made toys are also great here. Hats made from palm bark and spices for keeping bread are notable here.
What Precautions were Made Due to the Corona Virus?
12 to 15 tourists are being boarded on each bus to prevent corona virus so that social distance is maintained. Every bus is being sanitized before and after the journey. All tourists are also being given medical masks.
What Other Arrangements are Made for the Tourists?
Tourists are also shown music and folk dance programs on their way back to the station and the arrangement of fireworks is also very attractive these days.
The Saudi government is trying to increase tourism in the country. These tourist buses are a part of that plan which would help the tourist to explore the country with ease. For more information, visit our website. Stay safe. Stay tuned.