5 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

5 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia vacation maker

Make it your trip
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Jeddah
— 1 day
Drive
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Mecca
— 1 night
Fly
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Al Bahah
— 1 night
Drive
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Abha
— 1 night
Fly
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Medina
— 1 night
Fly

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Jeddah

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): visit Al-Balad, make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole, then admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fakieh Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jeddah tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Jeddah. In July in Jeddah, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 34°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mecca.

Things to do in Jeddah

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Mecca

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Station of Ibrahim, admire the landmark architecture of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and then admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mecca online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Jeddah to Mecca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Jeddah in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mecca: temperatures range from 51°C by day to 36°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Al Bahah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Al Bahah

— 1 night
Al Bahah is a city in the south west of Saudi Arabia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Raghadan Forest Park, then stroll around Prince Hussam Park, and then wander the streets of Dhee Ayn.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Al Bahah road trip site.

You can fly from Mecca to Al Bahah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Abha.

Things to do in Al Bahah

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Abha

— 1 night
Poised in the mountains in southwest Saudi Arabia, Abha provides respite and escape to domestic tourists as well as travelers from other Gulf countries and beyond.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Asir National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Abha trip builder.

You can drive from Al Bahah to Abha in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Medina.

Things to do in Abha

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:

Medina

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Medina attractions planner.

You can fly from Abha to Medina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Abha in July, expect Medina to be much hotter, temps between 50°C and 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

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.