60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  24​h
1
Riyadh
— 11 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Al Hofuf
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Al Khobar
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Al Jubail
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
5
Medina
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Yanbu
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Al Ula
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
8
Mecca
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Taif
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Al Bahah
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Jeddah
— 9 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Buenos Aires

11
nights
Riyadh

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like King Khalid Grand Mosque and King Abdulaziz Field Equestrian. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Edge of The World, see the interesting displays at National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Othman Ibn Affan Mosque, and perfect your strike at Strike Bowling Alley.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Riyadh day trip planning site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Riyadh is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Riyadh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in October, expect Riyadh to be much warmer, temps between 41°C and 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Al Hofuf.

Things to do in Riyadh

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Mall ©
Panorama Mall
King Khalid Grand Mosque ©
King Khalid Grand Mosque
King Abdulaziz Historical Center ©

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Al Qarah Mountain and Ibrahim Palace. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Qaisariah Souq, explore the striking landscape of King Abdullah Environmental Park, learn more about the world around you at Hafouf National Museum, and browse the different shops at Al Ahsa Mall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Al Hofuf trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Riyadh to Al Hofuf in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Riyadh in October, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Al Hofuf. You will leave for Al Khobar on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

The Yellow Lake
Highlights from your plan
Al Qarah Mountain ©
Al Qarah Mountain
Qaisariah Souq ©
Qaisariah Souq
Uqair Beach ©
Uqair Beach

4
nights
Al Khobar

Al Khobar ©
Once a sleepy fishing port on the Persian Gulf Coast, Al Khobar now thrives as a metropolitan city and bustling economic center.
Step off the beaten path and head to King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture and Desert Designs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Al Khobar: Dammam (Scuba & Snorkeling & Marjan Island) and Tarout Castle (in Tarout). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Scitech, buy something for everyone on your list at Al-Rashid Mall, walk around Golden Belt Walk, and take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Al Khobar tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Al Hofuf to Al Khobar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Al Jubail.

Things to do in Al Khobar

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Dammam, Dhahran, Tarout Castle
Highlights from your plan
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Desert Designs ©
Desert Designs

4
nights
Al Jubail

Al Jubail ©
Industrialized Al Jubail offers access to a protected natural area and set of islands in the Arabian Gulf.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Galleria Mall and Al - huwailat shopping center. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Al Nakheel Beach, stroll through Al Fanateer Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Fanateer Mall.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Al Jubail road trip site .

You can drive from Al Khobar to Al Jubail in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Al Jubail are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off toMedina.

Things to do in Al Jubail

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Mall ©
Galleria Mall
Fanateer Mall ©
Fanateer Mall

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Seven Mosques and Koran Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, make a trip to Masjid Al Ghamamah, contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed, and have fun and explore at Dar Al Madinah Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Medina trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Al Jubail to Medina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yanbu.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Abu Bakar Masjed ©
Abu Bakar Masjed

3
nights
Yanbu

Yanbu ©
Particularly known for its large expatriate community--resident here because of the oil and petrochemical industry--the port city of Yanbu has a pronounced international feel.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yanbu Lakes and Yanbu Al-Bahr Beach. It doesn't end there: walk around Al Fairouz Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yanbu journey maker app .

Drive from Medina to Yanbu in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off toAl Ula.

Things to do in Yanbu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yanbu Lakes ©
Yanbu Lakes
Al Fairouz Park ©
Al Fairouz Park

4
nights
Al Ula

Al Ula ©
Historically based on a strategic location along the incense route, Al Ula has one of the largest archeological sites in Saudi Arabia.
Explore hidden gems such as Al Deerah, Heritage Village, Al-Ula and Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madain Salih).

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Al Ula travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Yanbu to Al Ula takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Yanbu, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Al Ula, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. On the 6th (Wed), you're off toMecca.

Things to do in Al Ula

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Al Deerah, Heritage Village, Al-Ula ©

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mount Arafat and Jabal-e-Rehmat. Step out of Mecca to go to Al Kamil and see Bayuda Desert, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba, make a trip to Jabal al-Nour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at UmrahLimo, and buy something for everyone on your list at Al Hijaz Mall.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mecca day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Al Ula to Mecca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Al Ula in November, with highs in Mecca at 42°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Taif.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Bayuda Desert
Highlights from your plan
Station of Ibrahim ©
Station of Ibrahim
Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Mount Arafat ©
Mount Arafat

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Al Wahbah crater and Saiysad National Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Al Rudaf Park, get engrossed in the history at Sharif Museum, find something for the whole family at Green Mountain Park, and browse the different shops at Jouri Mall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Taif visit site .

Drive from Mecca to Taif in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, Taif is little chillier than Mecca - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Al Bahah.

Things to do in Taif

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Al Wahbah crater ©
Al Wahbah crater
Jouri Mall ©
Jouri Mall
Shafa Mountains ©
Shafa Mountains

4
nights
Al Bahah

Al Bahah ©
Al Bahah is a city in the south west of Saudi Arabia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dhee Ayn and Raghadan Forest Park.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Al Bahah road trip planning app .

Getting from Taif to Al Bahah by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. You'll set off for Jeddah on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Al Bahah

Neighborhoods Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Raghadan Forest Park ©
Raghadan Forest Park

9
nights
Jeddah

Jeddah ©
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jeddah Water Front Park and Athr Gallery. Take a break from Jeddah with a short trip to Kaec in Rabigh, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Al Tayebat International City, browse the different shops at Red Sea Mall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hassan Enany Mosque.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jeddah road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Al Bahah to Jeddah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In November, daytime highs in Jeddah are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kaec
Highlights from your plan
King Fahd's Fountain ©
King Fahd's Fountain
Scuba & Snorkeling
Khadija Baghlaf Mosque ©
Khadija Baghlaf Mosque

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