9 days in Jeddah & Colombo Itinerary

9 days in Jeddah & Colombo Itinerary

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 4 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

— 2 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeddah: Mecca (Abraj Al-Bait Towers, Kaaba, &more). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fakieh Aquarium.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jeddah trip planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is King Abdulaziz International Airport. June in Jeddah sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

— 1 night

The Bride of the Red Sea

Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Nassif House Museum, take a stroll through Al-Balad, then make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, then admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, and finally make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeddah planning site.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Colombo.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Colombo, Sri Lanka

— 4 nights
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colombo: Negombo (Negombo Beach & Selyn) and Kalutara (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Kalutara Beach). Spend the 9th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Mount Lavinia Beach, and get some fabulous bargains at Noritake Factory Store.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colombo trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Jeddah to Colombo in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in June: highs in Colombo hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips