7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Drive
1
Al Khobar
— 1 day
Fly
2
Riyadh
— 1 night
Fly
3
Medina
— 2 nights
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4
Jeddah
— 3 nights
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Al Khobar

Once a sleepy fishing port on the Persian Gulf Coast, Al Khobar now thrives as a metropolitan city and bustling economic center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Beach, look for gifts at Desert Designs, and then take in the waterfront at Corniche.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Al Khobar day trip planning app.

Dammam to Al Khobar is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Al Khobar

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
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night
Riyadh

As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress, examine the collection at National Museum, then admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Rajhi Grand Mosque.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Riyadh trip planner.

You can fly from Al Khobar to Riyadh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Riyadh when traveling from Al Khobar in October, with lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Medina.

Things to do in Riyadh

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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 27th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally examine the collection at Koran Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed, then don't miss a visit to Masjid Al Ghamamah, then contemplate the long history of Jannatul Baqi, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Medina trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Riyadh to Medina in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Museums
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3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Al-Balad and Al Rahma Mosque. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kaaba and Makkah Clock Tower Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Abraj Al-Bait Towers in Mecca (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche, admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, and get outside with Jeddah Water Front Park.

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You can fly from Medina to Jeddah in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

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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.