60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Sakaka
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Medina
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yanbu
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Jeddah
— 9 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Mecca
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Taif
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
7
Abha
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
8
Al Bahah
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
9
Al Jubail
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Al Khobar
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Al Hofuf
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
12
Ushaiqer
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Riyadh
— 11 nights
End: Riyadh

1
night
Sakaka

Sakaka ©
On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Qasr Marid, then explore the ancient world of Dumat Al-Jundal, then step into the grandiose world of Za'abal Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Al-Rajajil.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sakaka trip itinerary site .

Riyadh to Sakaka is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh in October, things will get little chillier in Sakaka: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Sakaka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dumat Al-Jundal ©
Dumat Al-Jundal
Za'abal Castle ©
Za'abal Castle
Al-Rajajil ©
Al-Rajajil

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.
Get some cultural insight at Al Masjid an Nabawi and Koran Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Dar Al Madinah Museum and Abu Bakar Masjed. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Beautiful Names of Allah Gallery, don't miss a visit to King Fahd Glorious Quran Printing Complex, take a stroll through Masjid Jummah, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Medina trip maker .

You can fly from Sakaka to Medina in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sakaka in October; daily highs in Medina reach 43°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yanbu.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Dar Al Madinah Museum ©
Dar Al Madinah Museum
Abu Bakar Masjed ©
Abu Bakar Masjed

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yanbu Al-Bahr Beach and Yanbu Lakes. There's more to do: stroll around Al Fairouz Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yanbu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Medina to Yanbu takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Yanbu are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You'll set off for Jeddah on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Yanbu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yanbu Lakes ©
Yanbu Lakes
Al Fairouz Park ©
Al Fairouz 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 out of the city life by going to Elephant Rock and Kaec. Explore hidden gems such as Jeddah Water Front Park and Al Tayebat International City. Go for a jaunt from Jeddah to King Abdullah Economic City to see Royal Greens Golf & Country Club about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Athr Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al-Jaffali Mosque, and take a stroll through Balad.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jeddah online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Yanbu to Jeddah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In October in Jeddah, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mecca.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Elephant Rock, Kaec, Royal Greens Golf & Country Club
Highlights from your plan
King Fahd's Fountain ©
King Fahd's Fountain
Scuba & Snorkeling
Elephant Rock ©
Elephant Rock

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Arafat and Makkah Mall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaaba and Masjid Taneem. Step out of Mecca with an excursion to Bayuda Desert in Al Kamil--about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bilal Masjid, make a trip to Jabal al-Nour, stop by Makka auction, and admire the landmark architecture of Abraj Al-Bait Towers.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mecca online route planner .

You can drive from Jeddah to Mecca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Jeddah in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mecca, with highs around 48°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Taif.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sharif Museum and Shubra Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Al Wahbah crater and Shafa Mountains. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Saiysad National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Al Rudaf Park, meet the residents at Taif Zoo, find something for the whole family at Green Mountain Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jouri Mall.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Taif trip planner .

You can drive from Mecca to Taif in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mecca in October, with highs in Taif at 36°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Abha.

Things to do in Taif

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Al Wahbah crater ©
Al Wahbah crater
Shafa Mountains ©
Shafa Mountains
Saiysad National Park ©
Saiysad National Park

4
nights
Abha

Abha ©
Poised in the mountains in southwest Saudi Arabia, Abha provides respite and escape to domestic tourists as well as travelers from other Gulf countries and beyond.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Abha Dam Lake and Cable Car. Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Asir National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Abha trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Taif to Abha in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Taif in October; daily highs in Abha reach 31°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 31st (Thu), you're off toAl Bahah.

Things to do in Abha

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Abha Dam Lake ©
Abha Dam Lake

3
nights
Al Bahah

Al Bahah ©
Al Bahah is a city in the south west of Saudi Arabia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dhee Ayn and Raghadan Forest Park.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Al Bahah day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abha to Al Bahah takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off toAl Jubail.

Things to do in Al Bahah

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

4
nights
Al Jubail

Al Jubail ©
Industrialized Al Jubail offers access to a protected natural area and set of islands in the Arabian Gulf.
We've included these beaches for you: Al Nakheel Beach and Al Fanateer Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Galleria Mall and Fanateer Mall. It doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Al - huwailat shopping center.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Al Jubail trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Al Bahah to Al Jubail in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll set off for Al Khobar on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Al Jubail

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

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture and Scitech. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tarout Castle and Shaikh Mohammad bin Ibrahim Masjid. Explore Al Khobar's surroundings by going to Dammam (GP Karting, Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium, & more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Beach, take in the waterfront at Corniche, walk around Golden Belt Walk, and browse the different shops at Al-Rashid Mall.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Al Khobar online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Al Jubail to Al Khobar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Al Hofuf.

Things to do in Al Khobar

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Dammam, Dhahran, Tarout Castle
Highlights from your plan
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tarout Castle ©
Tarout Castle

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Al Qarah Mountain and King Abdullah Environmental Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Jawatha Mosque and Ibrahim Palace. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Qaisariah Souq, buy something for everyone on your list at Al Ahsa Mall, get a new perspective on nature at Hafouf National Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Uqair Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Al Hofuf trip planner .

You can drive from Al Khobar to Al Hofuf in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November, daytime highs in Al Hofuf are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You'll set off for Ushaiqer on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

The Yellow Lake
Highlights from your plan
Al Qarah Mountain ©
Al Qarah Mountain
Uqair Beach ©
Uqair Beach
King Abdullah Environmental Park ©
King Abdullah Environmental Park

3
nights
Ushaiqer

Ushaiqer ©
Ushaiqer is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Ushaiqer Heritage Village.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Ushaiqer holiday planner .

You can drive from Al Hofuf to Ushaiqer in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. You will leave for Riyadh on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Ushaiqer

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ushaiqer Heritage Village ©
Ushaiqer Heritage Village

11
nights
Riyadh

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Do some cultural sightseeing at King Abdulaziz Historical Center and Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque. Discover out-of-the-way places like Edge of The World and King Abdulaziz Field Equestrian. Change things up with a short trip to Ayun AlSeih (Means Eyes of Al-Seeh) in Al Kharj (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of King Khalid Grand Mosque, head outdoors with Red Sand Dunes, admire the landmark architecture of Al Faisaliyah Centre, and contemplate the long history of Al Masmak Fortress.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Riyadh trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ushaiqer to Riyadh takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Riyadh are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ayun AlSeih (Means Eyes of Al-Seeh), At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
Highlights from your plan
Tahlia Street ©
Tahlia Street
Edge of The World ©
Edge of The World
King Abdulaziz Historical Center ©
King Abdulaziz Historical Center

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