11 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

11 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia vacation planner
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Jeddah
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mecca
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Dammam
— 1 night
Fly
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Riyadh
— 3 nights
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Medina
— 2 nights
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Jeddah — 2 nights

The Bride of the Red Sea

The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Jeddah is known for sightseeing, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, don't miss a visit to Nassif House Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Rahma Mosque, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Fakieh Aquarium.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jeddah online trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Jeddah is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Jeddah due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in February, things will get a bit warmer in Jeddah: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Mecca.
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Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
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Mecca — 2 nights

Mother of All Settlements

The city of Mecca boasts the statues of the holiest site in Islam, and represents the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and therefore the religion itself.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Jabal al-Nour, admire the striking features of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and then steep yourself in history at Mount Arafat. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Kaaba and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Station of Ibrahim.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mecca day trip planning site.

You can drive from Jeddah to Mecca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Jeddah in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mecca: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Dammam.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Dammam — 1 night

Plan a holiday to Dammam for breathtaking views of pristine scenery in a city that bursts with picture-perfect parks boasting patches of lush lawn and vibrant floral displays.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll around Golden Belt Walk, take in the waterfront at Corniche, and then look for gifts at Mall Of Dhahran.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dammam trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Mecca to Dammam by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mecca in February, with highs in Dammam at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Riyadh.
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Shopping · Parks
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Riyadh — 3 nights

As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Riyadh is known for sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, examine the collection at National Museum, admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower, and get to know the resident critters at Riyadh Zoo.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Riyadh online day trip planner.

You can fly from Dammam to Riyadh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Riyadh sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Medina.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
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Medina — 2 nights

Radiant City

Most tourism in Medina, the second-holiest city in Islam, comes from pilgrims who visit as part of the Hajj, an annual traditional journey that ends in Mecca.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Ghamamah. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Jummah, then stroll the grounds of Jannatul Baqi, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Uhud, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Almunawara Gift Shop- Alharam.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Medina holiday builder website.

You can fly from Riyadh to Medina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Riyadh in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Medina, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Saudi Arabia travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Shopping Malls
With coastlines on two seas, Saudi Arabia boasts some of the world's top scuba diving locations. At the same time, it has tourist attractions of such cultural heft as Mecca and Medina, the most sacred destinations for Muslim travelers and pilgrims. When it comes to relaxation and recreation, a trip to Saudi Arabia opens a world of possibilities for outdoor adventures, which include desert excursions by horse or camel, mountain climbing, cycling, and camping under the starry sky. Think about beginning or ending your tour of Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, a cosmopolitan center of commerce, shopping, and dining situated on the Red Sea coastline.
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