31 days in Saudi Arabia & Norway Itinerary

31 days in Saudi Arabia & Norway Itinerary

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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
Drive to King Abdulaziz International Airport, Fly to Geiranger
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Geiranger, Norway
— 3 nights
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Andalsnes, Norway
— 2 nights
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Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
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Voss Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
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Bergen, Norway
— 4 nights
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Stavanger, Norway
— 4 nights
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Forsand Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
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Oslo, Norway
— 7 nights
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Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia

— 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kaaba and Jabal al-Nour. Explore Mecca's surroundings by going to Jeddah (Red Sea Mall & Al-Balad). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Station of Ibrahim, look and learn at Makkah Clock Tower Museum, and admire the striking features of Abraj Al-Bait Towers.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mecca itinerary planner.

Jeddah to Mecca is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. When traveling from Jeddah in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mecca: temperatures range from 52°C by day to 35°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Geiranger, Norway

— 3 nights

Pearl of the North

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Get in touch with nature at Geiranger Fjord and Ornevegen - Ornesvingen. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, head outdoors with Active Geiranger, and look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger tour itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Mecca to Geiranger with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mecca to Geiranger. In June, Geiranger is colder than Mecca - with highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Andalsnes, Norway

— 2 nights
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to Rampestreken, cruise along Trollstigen, then take in the dramatic scenery at Stigfossen Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Romsdalen Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): trek along Romsdalseggen.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Andalsnes vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Andalsnes takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Andalsnes are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Flam, Norway

— 2 nights
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, take an exotic tour of FjordSafari, then admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, then take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord, and then admire the sheer force of Kjosfossen Waterfall.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Flam journey planner.

Traveling by car from Andalsnes to Flam takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Voss Municipality.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Voss Municipality, Norway

— 1 night
A vacation in Voss Municipality offers great opportunities for bird-watchers--more than 155 avian species live in the region, including the great egret and the European hobby.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Tvindefossen, and then get outside with VossVind Indoor Skydiving.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Voss Municipality trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Flam to Voss Municipality takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Bergen, Norway

— 4 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kids will enjoy Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Ulriken. Step out of the city life by going to Gone Paddling AS and Helleneset. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Fish Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, walk around Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, and view the masterpieces at Gunvor Handmade Illustration.

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Traveling by car from Voss Municipality to Bergen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Bergen sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Stavanger, Norway

— 4 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Get in touch with nature at Orre Beach and Borestranden Beach. For shopping fun, head to Touscene or Galleri Gann. Step out of Stavanger with an excursion to Dalsnuten in Sandnes--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sola Strand, stroll through Rogaland Arboret, cast your line with MS Rapp, and stop by Ovre Holmegate.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stavanger trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Forsand Municipality, Norway

— 1 night
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kjerag and then get great views at Pulpit Rock.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Forsand Municipality driving holiday planner.

Getting from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Forsand Municipality can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Oslo.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks · Nature
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Oslo, Norway

— 7 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Karl Johans gate and Outland Oslo. Get outdoors at Ingierstrand Beach and Oslofjord. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, stroll through Huk, get engrossed in the history at Norsk Folkemuseum, and stroll around Vigeland Park.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Oslo visit planning site.

Traveling by flight from Forsand Municipality to Oslo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Forsand Municipality in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can fly to Medina.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Medina, Saudi Arabia

— 3 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.
Shop till you drop at Al Noor Mall and Rashed Mall. Bring the kids along to Al Masjid an Nabawi and Masjid Quba. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn, don't miss a visit to Masjid Al Ghamamah, and take a stroll through Masjid Jummah.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Medina trip planner.

Fly from Oslo to Medina in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Oslo to Medina. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Oslo in July, with highs in Medina at 50°C and lows at 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Saudi Arabia travel guide

4.1
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.

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.