9 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

9 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Jeddah
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Medina
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Jabal al-Nour and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get a sense of the local culture at Kaaba and Al-Balad. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeddah: Mecca (Station of Ibrahim, Fairmont SPA, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, view the masterpieces at Jameel House of Traditional Arts Jeddah, and make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole.

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Porto Alegre, Brazil to Jeddah is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Arabian Standard Time (AST) is 6 hours. In January in Jeddah, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

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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.
On the 11th (Mon), indulge your taste buds at Madinah Dates, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Masjid Jummah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, then see the interesting displays at Koran Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Ghamamah.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Medina trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Medina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Medina is a bit cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · 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.