7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Drive
1
Mecca
— 1 night
Drive
2
Jeddah
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Riyadh
— 1 night
Fly
4
Medina
— 2 nights
Fly

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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 27th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jabal al-Nour and then admire the landmark architecture of Abraj Al-Bait Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Station of Ibrahim and then steep yourself in history at Kaaba.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mecca tour planner.

Jeddah to Mecca is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Jeddah in January, you will find days in Mecca are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche, then ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, and finally make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Fakieh Aquarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Enany Mosque, then steep yourself in history at Al-Balad, and finally don't miss a visit to Nassif House Museum.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Jeddah trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Mecca to Jeddah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mecca in January, expect nights in Jeddah to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:

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Riyadh

As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
On the 31st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Al Faisaliyah Centre, and finally make a trip to Kingdom Centre Tower.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Riyadh trip builder website.

Fly from Jeddah to Riyadh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Riyadh is little chillier than Jeddah - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Riyadh

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 30 — 31:

2
nights
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 1st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally see the interesting displays at Koran Museum. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Uhud, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Ghamamah.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Medina trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Riyadh to Medina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Riyadh in January, expect nights in Medina to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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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.