17 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

17 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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17 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
1
Riyadh
— 2 nights
2
Medina
— 2 nights
3
Jeddah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Al Kamil
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Taif
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
6
Al Jubail
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Jazan
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
8
Sharorah
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
9
Abha
— 2 nights
End: Riyadh

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Riyadh

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
You've added Al Ma'athar Cave Park, Room Escape Games, Heet Cave, and other attractions to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: trek along Wadi Hanifa.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Riyadh day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Riyadh. September in Riyadh sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Wadi Hanifa ©
Wadi Hanifa
Old Dir'aiyah ©
Old Dir'aiyah
Red Sand Dunes ©
Red Sand Dunes

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Madain Saleh.AL-ULA. On the 23rd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Madain Saleh.AL-ULA, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid al-Qiblatain, and then browse the different shops at Al Noor Mall. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Taiba Commercial Center and then contemplate the long history of Jannatul Baqi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Medina road trip website .

Getting from Riyadh to Medina by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Medina, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 35°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Medina

Shopping Historic Sites
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Al Noor Mall ©
Al Noor Mall
Masjid Al Qiblatayn ©
Masjid Al Qiblatayn
Jannatul Baqi ©
Jannatul Baqi

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Jeddah

Jeddah ©
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
You've added Elephant Rock, Jeddah Lighthouse, Bicycle Square (Midan Addarajah), and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Bicycle Square (Midan Addarajah), don't miss a visit to Jeddah Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Rock, then wander the streets of Balad, then ponder the design of King's Fountain, and finally make a trip to Gallery One. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole, then make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, then buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Floating Mosque.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Jeddah trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Medina to Jeddah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Medina in September, expect nights in Jeddah to be about the same, around 34°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 42°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Al Kamil.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Elephant Rock
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King Fahd's Fountain ©
King Fahd's Fountain
Al-Balad ©
Al-Balad
Floating Mosque ©
Floating Mosque

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day
Al Kamil

Al Kamil ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bayuda Desert. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the fascinating landscape at Bayuda Desert.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Al Kamil trip builder .

Drive from Medina to Al Kamil in 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Al Kamil are 51°C, while nighttime lows are 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Taif.

Things to do in Al Kamil

Nature Parks
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Bayuda Desert ©
Bayuda Desert

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night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Shafa Mountains, Saiysad National Park and Al Wahbah crater. On the 28th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shafa Mountains, explore the striking landscape of Saiysad National Park, then look for gifts at Taif's Heart Mall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Al Wahbah crater.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, use the Taif trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Al Kamil to Taif takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Al Kamil in September; daily highs in Taif reach 41°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Al Jubail.

Things to do in Taif

Nature Parks Shopping
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Al Wahbah crater ©
Al Wahbah crater
Shafa Mountains ©
Shafa Mountains
Saiysad National Park ©
Saiysad National Park

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Al Jubail

Al Jubail ©
Industrialized Al Jubail offers access to a protected natural area and set of islands in the Arabian Gulf.
Al Fanateer Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Fanateer Mall, then explore the wide array of goods at Galleria Mall, and then browse the different shops at Al - huwailat shopping center.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Al Jubail road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Taif to Al Jubail takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Taif in September; daily highs in Al Jubail reach 49°C and lows reach 30°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Al Jubail

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
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Fanateer Mall ©
Fanateer Mall
Galleria Mall ©
Galleria Mall

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nights
Jazan

Jazan ©
Farasan Islands has been added to your itinerary.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Jazan trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Al Jubail to Jazan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Al Jubail, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Jazan, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 34°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jazan

Shopping
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Al Rashid Mall ©
Al Rashid Mall

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Sharorah

Sharorah
Empty Quarter has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the fascinating landscape at Empty Quarter.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sharorah travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Jazan to Sharorah takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Jazan in October, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Sharorah. You will leave for home on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Sharorah

Nature Parks
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Asir National Park. On the 5th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Asir National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Abha online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sharorah to Abha takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, Abha is little chillier than Sharorah - with highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abha

Nature Parks
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Abha Dam Lake ©
Abha Dam Lake

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