31 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

31 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Al Hofuf
— 3 nights
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Mecca
— 4 nights
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Jeddah
— 6 nights
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Medina
— 4 nights
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Riyadh
— 6 nights
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Al Jubail
— 2 nights
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Al Khobar
— 5 nights
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Al Hofuf — 3 nights

Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Al Hofuf is known for nature, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Al Qarah Mountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joatha Mosque, relax and rejuvenate at Menz Room Salon and Spa, and explore the striking landscape of King Abdullah Environmental Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Al Hofuf holiday app.

Doha, Qatar to Al Hofuf is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Doha in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Al Hofuf, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mecca.
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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: admire the striking features of Kaaba, see the interesting displays at Makkah Clock Tower Museum, don't miss a visit to Jabal-e-Rehmat, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Taneem.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mecca sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Al Hofuf to Mecca by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Al Hofuf in November; daily highs in Mecca reach 42°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Jeddah.
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Jeddah — 6 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: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Rahma Mosque, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Fakieh Aquarium.

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You can drive from Mecca to Jeddah in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mecca in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Jeddah: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Medina.
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Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 3:

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, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, buy something for everyone on your list at Al Noor Mall, and get engrossed in the history at Dar Al Madinah Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Medina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in December: high temperatures in Medina hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Riyadh.
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Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:

Riyadh — 6 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, take some stellar pictures from Edge of The World, enjoy breathtaking views from Al Faisaliyah Centre, and admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Riyadh sightseeing website.

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 December, plan for a bit cooler days in Riyadh, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Al Jubail.
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Al Jubail — 2 nights

Industrialized Al Jubail offers access to a protected natural area and set of islands in the Arabian Gulf.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): browse the different shops at Jubail Mall and then relax and rejuvenate at Nature Touch Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Al Nakheel Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Fanateer Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Mall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Al Jubail trip planner.

Getting from Riyadh to Al Jubail by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Al Jubail are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Al Khobar.
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Al Khobar — 5 nights

Once a sleepy fishing port on the Persian Gulf Coast, Al Khobar now thrives as a metropolitan city and bustling economic center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dammam (Othaim Mall, Marjan Island, &more). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Corniche, buy something for everyone on your list at Al-Rashid Mall, stop by Mall Of Dhahran, and admire the landmark architecture of King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Al Khobar trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Al Jubail to Al Khobar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Al Khobar can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.
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Find places to stay Dec 15 — 20:

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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