30 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

30 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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30 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Surabaya, Indonesia
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Medina
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Jeddah
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Mecca
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Taif
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Dammam
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Al Hofuf
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
7
Riyadh
— 7 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Surabaya, Indonesia

4
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.
Medina is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid an Nabawi, don't miss a visit to The Seven Mosques, examine the collection at Koran Museum, and contemplate the long history of Jannatul Baqi.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Medina journey maker site .

Surabaya, Indonesia to Medina is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Surabaya to Medina. In February, Medina is slightly colder than Surabaya - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Mount Uhud ©
Mount Uhud

5
nights
Jeddah

Jeddah ©
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Change things up with a short trip to Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City (about 1h 45 min away). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Floating Mosque, and buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeddah online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Medina to Jeddah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Medina in February, Jeddah is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Mecca.

Things to do in Jeddah

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Greens Golf & Country Club
Highlights from your plan
King Fahd's Fountain ©
King Fahd's Fountain
Al-Balad ©
Al-Balad
Jeddah Corniche ©
Jeddah Corniche

4
nights
Mecca

Mecca ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba, contemplate the long history of Mount Arafat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Taneem, and buy something for everyone on your list at Makkah Mall.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Mecca trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Jeddah to Mecca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Jeddah in February, expect nights in Mecca to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Taif.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Abraj Al-Bait Towers ©
Abraj Al-Bait Towers
Jabal al-Nour ©
Jabal al-Nour

3
nights
Taif

Taif ©
Unofficially the country's summer capital, the city of Taif lies amid a richly fertile agricultural area and boasts a history reaching back to at least the 6th century CE.
Taif is known for nature, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Al Rudaf Park, browse the different shops at Jouri Mall, take in the awesome beauty at Shafa Mountains, and find something for the whole family at Green Mountain Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Taif trip tool .

Traveling by car from Mecca to Taif takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mecca in February: high temperatures in Taif hover around 30°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dammam.

Things to do in Taif

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Al Rudaf Park ©
Al Rudaf Park
Al Wahbah crater ©
Al Wahbah crater
Sharif Museum ©
Sharif Museum

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dammam: Half Moon Beach (in Al Khobar) and Al Jubail (Al Fanateer Beach & Al Nakheel Beach). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Corniche, deepen your understanding at King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, step off the mainland to explore Marjan Island, and stop by Mall Of Dhahran.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dammam road trip website .

Fly from Taif to Dammam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Dammam, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Al Hofuf.

Things to do in Dammam

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Al Khobar, Dhahran, Al Jubail
Highlights from your plan
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Corniche ©
Corniche
Mall Of Dhahran ©
Mall Of Dhahran

3
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.
Al Hofuf is known for nature, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Al Qarah Mountain, head outdoors with Uqair Beach, explore the activities along The Yellow Lake, and steep yourself in history at Jawatha Mosque.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Al Hofuf trip planner.

You can take a train from Dammam to Al Hofuf in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. February in Al Hofuf sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

The Yellow Lake
Highlights from your plan
Al Qarah Mountain ©
Al Qarah Mountain
Qaisariah Souq ©
Qaisariah Souq
King Abdullah Environmental Park ©
King Abdullah Environmental Park

7
nights
Riyadh

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Riyadh is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Kingdom Centre Tower, walk around Al Bujairi Heritage Park, and explore the activities along Wadi Hanifah.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Riyadh trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Al Hofuf to Riyadh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Al Hofuf in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Riyadh, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Riyadh Zoo ©
Riyadh Zoo
National Museum ©
National Museum
Masmak Fortress ©
Masmak Fortress

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