8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Drive to Alama Iqbal International Airport, Fly to King Abdulaziz International Airport, Drive to Mecca
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Mecca
— 1 night
Drive
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Jeddah
— 2 nights
Fly
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Medina
— 1 night
Fly
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Riyadh
— 3 nights
Fly to Alama Iqbal International Airport, Drive to Faisalabad

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Jabal al-Nour, buy something for everyone on your list at Makkah Mall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Station of Ibrahim.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mecca tour planner.

Faisalabad, Pakistan to Mecca is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Faisalabad to Mecca. Traveling from Faisalabad in July, expect nights in Mecca to be about the same, around 36°C, while days are much warmer, around 51°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

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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 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Khadija Baghlaf Mosque, browse the different shops at Al Salam Mall, kick back and relax at Jeddah Water Front Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Hassan Enany Mosque, and finally wander the streets of Al-Balad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Al Tayebat International City, take a memorable tour with Tours, make a trip to Gallery One, then enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Sands Beach, and finally admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jeddah trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Mecca to Jeddah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mecca in July, expect nights in Jeddah to be about the same, around 34°C, while days are little chillier, around 45°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Koran Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Ghamamah, contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed, then take a stroll through Masjid Jummah, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Medina route planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Medina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jeddah in July, you will find days in Medina are a bit warmer (50°C), and nights are about the same (36°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

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Riyadh

As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Museum, examine the collection at King Abdulaziz Historical Center, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque, then walk around Salam Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Al-Turaif District, browse the different shops at Hayat Mall, then admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of King Khalid Grand Mosque, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Panorama Mall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Riyadh trip site.

You can fly from Medina to Riyadh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Riyadh, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 38°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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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.