30 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

30 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia planner
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Jeddah
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mecca
— 4 nights
Fly
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Al Khobar
— 4 nights
Drive
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Al Hofuf
— 4 nights
Train
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Riyadh
— 8 nights
Fly
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Medina
— 4 nights
Fly

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Jeddah — 5 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: admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, don't miss a visit to Bicycle Square, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fakieh Aquarium, and take a stroll through Al-Balad.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jeddah vacation website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Jeddah. November in Jeddah sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mecca.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Mecca — 4 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: steep yourself in history at Kaaba, make a trip to Jabal-e-Rehmat, browse the different shops at Makkah Mall, and look and learn at Makkah Clock Tower Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mecca trip tool.

Drive from Jeddah to Mecca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jeddah in November, expect nights in Mecca to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 42°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Al Khobar.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Al Khobar — 4 nights

Once a sleepy fishing port on the Persian Gulf Coast, Al Khobar now thrives as a metropolitan city and bustling economic center.
Explore Al Khobar's surroundings by going to Tarout Castle (in Al Qatif) and Dammam (Scuba & Snorkeling, Marjan Island, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Corniche, admire the masterpieces at Ithra, browse the different shops at Al-Rashid Mall, and admire the striking features of King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Al Khobar trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Mecca to Al Khobar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Mecca in November, things will get slightly colder in Al Khobar: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Al Hofuf.
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Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips
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Al Hofuf — 4 nights

Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Al-Ahsa Oasis,. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Al Qarah Mountain, indulge in some personalized pampering at Menz Room Salon and Spa, step into the grandiose world of Ibrahim Palace, and buy something for everyone on your list at Al Ahsa Mall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Al Hofuf day trip planner.

Getting from Al Khobar to Al Hofuf by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daily temperatures in Al Hofuf can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Riyadh.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trip
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Riyadh — 8 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: examine the collection at National Museum, contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, browse the different shops at Al Nakheel Mall, and admire the landmark architecture of Al Faisaliyah Centre.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Riyadh trip maker tool.

Getting from Al Hofuf to Riyadh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Al Hofuf in November, plan for slightly colder days in Riyadh, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to fly to Medina.
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Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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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, get engrossed in the history at Dar Al Madinah Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Uhud.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Medina trip builder app.

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 November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Medina, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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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