8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Drive
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Al Jubail
— 1 night
Fly
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Abha
— 1 night
Fly
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Al Hofuf
— 2 nights
Train
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Riyadh
— 2 nights
Fly
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Taif
— 1 night
Fly

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Al Jubail

Industrialized Al Jubail offers access to a protected natural area and set of islands in the Arabian Gulf.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Al - huwailat shopping center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Al Fanateer Beach, and then explore the wide array of goods at Galleria Mall.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Al Jubail vacation app.

Dammam to Al Jubail is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In December in Al Jubail, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for Abha.

Things to do in Al Jubail

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Abha

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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Abha day trip planner.

You can fly from Al Jubail to Abha in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Al Jubail in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Abha, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Al Hofuf.

Things to do in Abha

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

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Al Hofuf

Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Hafouf National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Jawatha Mosque, then take in the awesome beauty at Al Qarah Mountain, and finally admire the natural beauty at King Abdullah Environmental Park. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Qaisariah Souq, step into the grandiose world of Ibrahim Palace, then relax in sumptuous surroundings at Menz Room Salon and Spa, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Al Ahsa Mall.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Al Hofuf trip planner.

You can fly from Abha to Al Hofuf in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Al Hofuf can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks · Nature · Baths · Spas
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Riyadh

As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Rajhi Grand Mosque, then meet the residents at Riyadh Zoo, and then admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Naila Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Al Faisaliyah Centre.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Riyadh attractions planner.

Take a train from Al Hofuf to Riyadh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Al Hofuf, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Riyadh, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Taif.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums
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Taif

Unofficially the country's summer capital, the city of Taif lies amid a richly fertile agricultural area and boasts a history reaching back to at least the 6th century CE.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): walk around Al-Anoud Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Shafa Mountains, then browse the different shops at Jouri Mall, and finally walk around Al Rudaf Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Taif road trip planning app.

You can fly from Riyadh to Taif in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Riyadh, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Taif, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taif

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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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.