13 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

13 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Medina
— 2 nights
Fly
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Riyadh
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mecca
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Jeddah
— 3 nights

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Medina

— 2 nights

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.
Medina is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, stroll the grounds of Jannatul Baqi, don't miss a visit to The Seven Mosques, and explore the engaging exhibits at Dar Al Madinah Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Medina trip itinerary app.

Jeddah to Medina is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Jeddah in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Medina: temperatures range from 50°C by day to 36°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can fly to Riyadh.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Riyadh

— 4 nights
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Riyadh is known for shopping, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower, meet the residents at Riyadh Zoo, examine the collection at National Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Al Faisaliyah Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Riyadh trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Medina to Riyadh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Riyadh sees daily highs of 49°C and lows of 38°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Mecca.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Mecca

— 3 nights

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.
Mecca is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Kaaba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Arafat, examine the collection at Makkah Clock Tower Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at Fairmont SPA.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mecca trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Riyadh to Mecca by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Mecca sees daily highs of 51°C and lows of 36°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Jeddah

— 3 nights

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.
Jeddah is known for shopping, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Al-Balad, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Rahma Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, and make a trip to Nassif House Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeddah online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Mecca to Jeddah in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Mecca in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Jeddah, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.