13 days in Mecca, Jeddah & Al Madinah Province Itinerary

13 days in Mecca, Jeddah & Al Madinah Province Itinerary

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Mecca
— 2 nights
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Jeddah
— 3 nights
Fly
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AlUla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Medina
— 4 nights
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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.
Mecca is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaaba, take in the awesome beauty at Jabal al-Nour, admire the striking features of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and see the sky in a new way at Makkah Clock Tower Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mecca trip itinerary site.

Singapore, Singapore to Mecca is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Arabian Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Singapore in December since evenings lows in Mecca dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jeddah.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:

Jeddah — 3 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: make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Arabia, ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Rahma Mosque.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jeddah vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Mecca to Jeddah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mecca in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Jeddah: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to AlUla.
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Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

AlUla — 3 nights

Historically based on a strategic location along the incense route, Al Ula has one of the largest archeological sites in Saudi Arabia.
AlUla is known for historic sites, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Madain Saleh.AL-ULA, explore the striking landscape at Jabal AlFil (Elephant Rock), contemplate the long history of Jabal Ithlib, and don't miss a visit to Jabal Ikmah.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the AlUla trip planner.

Getting from Jeddah to AlUla by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in December, with highs in AlUla at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Medina.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

Medina — 4 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.
Medina is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid an Nabawi, make a trip to Masjid Al Ghamamah, examine the collection at Koran Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Medina online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from AlUla to Medina in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:

Al Madinah Province travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Mountains · Cemeteries