13 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

13 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Medina
— 2 nights
Fly
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Riyadh
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mecca
— 3 nights
Drive
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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, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Uhud, make a trip to The Seven Mosques, and take an in-depth tour of Koran Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Medina trip planning tool.

Jeddah to Medina is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Jeddah in June, expect nights in Medina to be about the same, around 35°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 49°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Riyadh.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

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 landmark architecture of Kingdom Centre Tower, stroll around Al Bujairi Heritage Park, contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, and appreciate the views at Wadi Hanifa.

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Traveling by flight from Medina to Riyadh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Riyadh, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 36°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) 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 awesome beauty at Jabal al-Nour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Taneem, and see the sky in a new way at Makkah Clock Tower Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Mecca visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Riyadh to Mecca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Riyadh in June, you will find days in Mecca are somewhat warmer (52°C), and nights are about the same (35°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) 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: steep yourself in history at Al-Balad, don't miss a visit to Nassif House Museum, browse the different shops at Mall of Arabia, and admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jeddah holiday builder tool.

Getting from Mecca to Jeddah by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Mecca in July, you will find days in Jeddah are a bit cooler (45°C), and nights are about the same (34°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.