5 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

5 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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Riyadh
— 1 day
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Medina
— 2 nights
3
Jeddah
— 1 night
4
Mecca
— 1 night

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Riyadh

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress, examine the collection at National Museum, then stroll around King Abdullah Park, and finally browse the different shops at Kingdom Centre Tower.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Riyadh road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Riyadh. In September in Riyadh, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 34°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Medina.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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King Abdullah Park ©
King Abdullah Park
National Museum ©
National Museum
Masmak Fortress ©
Masmak Fortress

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Medina

Medina ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally see the interesting displays at Koran Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, and then make a trip to Masjid Al Ghamamah.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Medina trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Riyadh to Medina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in September, and nighttime lows around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Medina

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

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Jeddah

Jeddah ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take a stroll through Al-Balad, then make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole, then ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, and finally meet the residents at Fakieh Aquarium.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jeddah journey builder.

Getting from Medina to Jeddah by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Medina in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Jeddah: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 34°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mecca.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
King Fahd's Fountain ©
King Fahd's Fountain
Fakieh Aquarium ©
Fakieh Aquarium
Al-Balad ©
Al-Balad

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Mecca

Mecca ©

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.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Mount Arafat, then admire the striking features of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and then admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mecca trip planner.

You can drive from Jeddah to Mecca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jeddah in September: highs in Mecca hover around 51°C, while lows dip to 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Abraj Al-Bait Towers ©
Abraj Al-Bait Towers
Mount Arafat ©
Mount Arafat

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