12 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

12 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia trip planner

Make it your trip
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Jeddah
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taif
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tabouk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jeddah
— 1 night
Fly

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Jeddah

— 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Al-Balad and Al Rahma Mosque. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bilal Masjid and Jeddah Our Days of Bliss Magad Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeddah: Mecca (Al Hijaz Mall & Makka auction), Royal Greens Golf & Country Club (in King Abdullah Economic City) and Kaec (in Rabigh). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, don't miss a visit to Athr Gallery, buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Jeddah Water Front Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jeddah trip site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Jeddah is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Jeddah is 2 hours. In February, Jeddah is warmer than Copenhagen - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Taif.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:

Taif

— 2 nights
Unofficially the country's summer capital, the city of Taif lies amid a richly fertile agricultural area and boasts a history reaching back to at least the 6th century CE. At 1,700 m (5,577 mi) above sea level, Taif enjoys a pleasant, dry climate, and its many green spaces ensure a family-friendly atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taif Zoo, take in the awesome beauty at Shafa Mountains, take an in-depth tour of Shubra Palace, then take in the awesome beauty at Al Hada Mountain, then stroll around Al-Anoud Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Sharif Museum. On the next day, look for gifts at Taif's Heart Mall, explore the striking landscape at Al Wahbah crater, then walk around Al Faisaliah garden, and finally find something for the whole family at Green Mountain Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Taif tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Jeddah to Taif takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jeddah in February, expect Taif to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Tabouk.

Things to do in Taif

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:

Tabouk

— 2 nights
On the 10th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Tabuk Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tabouk journey builder.

You can fly from Taif to Tabouk in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Taif in February, expect Tabouk to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 8°C. You'll set off for Jeddah on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Tabouk

Museums
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Jeddah

— 1 night

The Bride of the Red Sea

On the 13th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Makkah Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khadija Baghlaf Mosque, then view the masterpieces at Darat Safeya Bizagr, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fakieh Aquarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Globe Roundabout.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Jeddah sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Tabouk to Jeddah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tabouk in February: highs in Jeddah hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:

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.

Tabuk Province travel guide

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History Museums