11 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

11 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Dammam
— 3 nights
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Al Hofuf
— 2 nights
3
Medina
— 5 nights

3
nights
Dammam

Dammam ©
Plan a holiday to Dammam for breathtaking views of pristine scenery in a city that bursts with picture-perfect parks boasting patches of lush lawn and vibrant floral displays.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Scitech and Tarout Castle. Shop till you drop at Mall Of Dhahran and Othaim Mall. When in Dammam, make a side trip to see Half Moon Beach in Al Khobar, approximately Al Khobar away. There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Corniche and get your game on at GP Karting.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dammam road trip planning website.

Riyadh to Dammam is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Riyadh in December: highs in Dammam hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Al Hofuf.

Things to do in Dammam

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Al Khobar, Tarout Castle, Mall Of Dhahran
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Mall Of Dhahran ©
Mall Of Dhahran
Othaim Mall ©
Othaim Mall
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach

2
nights
Al Hofuf

Al Hofuf ©
Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get outside with Uqair Beach and then buy something for everyone on your list at Al Ahsa Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Ibrahim Palace, then learn more about the world around you at Hafouf National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Jawatha Mosque, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Al Qarah Mountain.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Al Hofuf online journey planner.

You can drive from Dammam to Al Hofuf in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daytime highs in Al Hofuf are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Uqair Beach ©
Uqair Beach
Al Qarah Mountain ©
Al Qarah Mountain
Jawatha Mosque
Jawatha Mosque

5
nights
Medina

Medina ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Al Masjid an Nabawi and Dar Al Madinah Museum. You'll explore and learn at The Beautiful Names of Allah Gallery and Koran Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn, stroll the grounds of Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, buy something for everyone on your list at Al Noor Mall, and visit Masjid Jummah.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Medina trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Al Hofuf to Medina takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Al Hofuf in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Medina. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dar Al Madinah Museum ©
Dar Al Madinah Museum
Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba

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