16 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

16 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Mecca
— 3 nights
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Jeddah
— 3 nights
Fly
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Medina
— 4 nights
Fly
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Riyadh
— 5 nights
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Mecca

— 3 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 historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaaba, admire the striking features of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, take in the awesome beauty at Jabal al-Nour, and see the sky in a new way at Makkah Clock Tower Museum.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Mecca is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Mecca, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, expect little chillier with lows of 23°C in Mecca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:

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 shopping, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, don't miss a visit to Globe Roundabout, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Fakieh Aquarium.

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Traveling by car from Mecca to Jeddah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mecca in January, you will find days in Jeddah are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 19:

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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, contemplate the long history of Jannatul Baqi, and make a trip to Masjid Al Ghamamah.

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You can fly from Jeddah to Medina in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in January: high temperatures in Medina hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Riyadh.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 23:

Riyadh

— 5 nights
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Riyadh is known for shopping, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Kingdom Centre Tower, enjoy some diversion at King Abdulaziz Field Equestrian, stop by Underground Gallery, and take in panoramic vistas at Al Faisaliyah Centre.

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Traveling by flight from Medina to Riyadh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Medina in January, plan for little chillier days in Riyadh, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Casinos
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:

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.