14 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

14 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Drive
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Al Hofuf
— 1 day
Train
2
Riyadh
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Al Bahah
— 1 night
Drive
4
Mecca
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Jeddah
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Yanbu
— 1 night
Drive
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Medina
— 2 nights
Fly

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Al Hofuf

Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Hafouf National Museum, contemplate the long history of Jawatha Mosque, then take in the awesome beauty at Al Qarah Mountain, and finally make a trip to Qaisariah Souq.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Al Hofuf trip itinerary planner.

Dammam to Al Hofuf is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. August in Al Hofuf sees daily highs of 54°C and lows of 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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4
nights
Riyadh

As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Appreciate the collections at King Abdulaziz Historical Center and Naila Art Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Al-Turaif District and King Khalid Grand Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque, browse the different shops at Hayat Mall, take a stroll through Tahlia Street, and look for gifts at Centria.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Riyadh trip planner.

Take a train from Al Hofuf to Riyadh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Al Hofuf in August: highs in Riyadh hover around 49°C, while lows dip to 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Al Bahah.

Things to do in Riyadh

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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1
night
Al Bahah

Al Bahah is a city in the south west of Saudi Arabia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Raghadan Forest Park, then wander the streets of Dhee Ayn, and then walk around Prince Hussam Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Al Bahah online day trip planner.

You can fly from Riyadh to Al Bahah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mecca.

Things to do in Al Bahah

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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2
nights
Mecca

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Station of Ibrahim, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Arafat, and then examine the collection at Makkah Clock Tower Museum. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Makkah Mall and then don't miss a visit to Jabal-e-Rehmat.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mecca route planner.

Drive from Al Bahah to Mecca in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Mecca can reach 50°C, while at night they dip to 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Childrens Museums
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3
nights
Jeddah

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Silver Sands Beach. Popular historic sites such as Khadija Baghlaf Mosque and Hassan Enany Mosque are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Jeddah Water Front Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Al Salam Mall, make a trip to Nassif House Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Jaffali Mosque.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jeddah travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mecca to Jeddah in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Mecca in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Jeddah: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 35°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Yanbu.

Things to do in Jeddah

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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1
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Yanbu

Particularly known for its large expatriate community--resident here because of the oil and petrochemical industry--the port city of Yanbu has a pronounced international feel.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Yanbu Al-Bahr Beach, then walk around Yanbu Lakes, and then walk around Al Fairouz Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yanbu sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Jeddah to Yanbu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Jeddah in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yanbu, with highs around 49°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Medina.

Things to do in Yanbu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Medina

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.
On the 21st (Fri), contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Ghamamah, get engrossed in the history at Koran Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Jummah, and finally see the interesting displays at The Beautiful Names of Allah Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Al Noor Mall and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Badr.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Medina trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Yanbu to Medina in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Medina are 51°C, while nighttime lows are 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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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.