7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Riyadh
— 1 night
Fly
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Mecca
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Jeddah
— 1 night
Fly
4
Medina
— 2 nights

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Riyadh

— 1 night
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Kingdom Centre Tower, then admire the striking features of Al Faisaliyah Centre, and then stroll around King Abdullah Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress, examine the collection at National Museum, and then get to know the resident critters at Riyadh Zoo.

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Medina to Riyadh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Medina in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Riyadh: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 34°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Mecca.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:

Mecca

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jabal al-Nour and then contemplate the long history of Mount Arafat. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Station of Ibrahim, then contemplate the long history of Kaaba, and then admire the landmark architecture of Abraj Al-Bait Towers.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mecca trip website.

You can fly from Riyadh to Mecca in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Riyadh in September: highs in Mecca hover around 51°C, while lows dip to 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Jeddah

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Al-Balad, make a trip to Jeddah Flagpole, then ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, then make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Rahma Mosque.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jeddah holiday maker app.

You can drive from Mecca to Jeddah in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mecca in September: highs in Jeddah hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Medina

— 2 nights

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 29th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud and then stroll the grounds of Jannatul Baqi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid an Nabawi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Medina holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Medina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Jeddah in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Medina, with highs around 49°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Saudi Arabia travel guide

4.1
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Shopping Malls
With coastlines on two seas, Saudi Arabia boasts some of the world's top scuba diving locations. At the same time, it has tourist attractions of such cultural heft as Mecca and Medina, the most sacred destinations for Muslim travelers and pilgrims. When it comes to relaxation and recreation, a trip to Saudi Arabia opens a world of possibilities for outdoor adventures, which include desert excursions by horse or camel, mountain climbing, cycling, and camping under the starry sky. Think about beginning or ending your tour of Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, a cosmopolitan center of commerce, shopping, and dining situated on the Red Sea coastline.

Makkah Province travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Shopping Malls