8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia vacation planner

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Fly
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Jeddah
— 1 night
Fly
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Medina
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Mecca
— 3 nights
Drive to King Abdulaziz International Airport, Fly to Norwich International Airport

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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 21st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche, admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, then make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole, and finally wander the streets of Al-Balad. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Fakieh Aquarium and then buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jeddah driving holiday app.

Norwich, UK to Jeddah is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Norwich to Jeddah is 3 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Norwich in July, with highs in Jeddah at 45°C and lows at 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Koran Museum. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Ghamamah.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Medina online road trip planner.

Getting from Jeddah to Medina by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jeddah in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Medina: temperatures range from 50°C by day to 36°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mecca.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to Jabal al-Nour, then admire the landmark architecture of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and then get curious at Makkah Clock Tower Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Station of Ibrahim and then admire the striking features of Kaaba.

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You can drive from Medina to Mecca in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°C in July, and nighttime lows around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 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.