7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
Mecca
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Jeddah
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Medina
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Riyadh
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Belgrade

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jabal al-Nour, then admire the landmark architecture of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and then admire the striking features of Kaaba.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mecca online itinerary builder .

Belgrade, Serbia to Mecca is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Arabia Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Belgrade in July: high temperatures in Mecca hover around 51°C and lows are around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites
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Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Abraj Al-Bait Towers ©
Abraj Al-Bait Towers
Jabal al-Nour ©
Jabal al-Nour

2
nights
Jeddah

Jeddah ©
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 16th (Tue): make a trip to World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole, admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Floating Mosque, then don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hassan Enany Mosque, and finally take a stroll through Balad. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Fakieh Aquarium and then browse the different shops at Red Sea Mall.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jeddah travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mecca to Jeddah in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mecca in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Jeddah, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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King Fahd's Fountain ©
King Fahd's Fountain
Al-Balad ©
Al-Balad
Red Sea Mall ©
Red Sea Mall

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Medina route planner .

Fly from Jeddah to Medina in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jeddah in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Medina, with highs around 50°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites
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Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Masjid Al Qiblatayn ©
Masjid Al Qiblatayn

2
nights
Riyadh

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
On the 19th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Al Faisaliyah Centre, examine the collection at National Museum, then browse the different shops at Kingdom Centre Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Al Masmak Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Riyadh Zoo and then take in the exciting artwork at Naila Art Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Riyadh road trip planning site .

You can fly from Medina to Riyadh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Riyadh sees daily highs of 49°C and lows of 38°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Riyadh Zoo ©
Riyadh Zoo
Kingdom Centre Tower ©
Kingdom Centre Tower
Al Masmak Fortress ©
Al Masmak Fortress

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