6 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

6 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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6 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Dammam
1
Medina
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
2
Mecca
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Jeddah
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Riyadh
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
End: Dammam

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.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Uhud. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally see the interesting displays at Koran Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Medina driving holiday planning site .

Dammam to Medina is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Medina can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mecca.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Mount Uhud ©
Mount Uhud

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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 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mount Arafat, then admire the striking features of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and then steep yourself in history at Kaaba.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mecca trip planner.

Getting from Medina to Mecca by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Medina in October: highs in Mecca hover around 48°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites
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Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Abraj Al-Bait Towers ©
Abraj Al-Bait Towers
Mount Arafat ©
Mount Arafat

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.
On the 13th (Sun), wander the streets of Al-Balad, don't miss a visit to World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole, then admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, and finally meet the residents at Fakieh Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Floating Mosque.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jeddah tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Mecca to Jeddah by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Mecca in October, expect nights in Jeddah to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Jeddah

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

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night
Riyadh

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Al Faisaliyah Centre, then contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, then examine the collection at National Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Kingdom Centre Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Riyadh trip site .

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Riyadh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October in Riyadh, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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National Museum ©
National Museum
Masmak Fortress ©
Masmak Fortress
Kingdom Centre Tower ©
Kingdom Centre Tower

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