7 days in Saudi Arabia & Kabul Itinerary

7 days in Saudi Arabia & Kabul Itinerary

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7 days in Saudi Arabia & Kabul Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad, India
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Kabul, Afghanistan
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad, India

1
night
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Al Nakheel Mall. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, examine the collection at National Museum, then admire the striking features of Al Faisaliyah Centre, and finally make a trip to Kingdom Centre Tower.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Riyadh day trip planning app .

Ahmedabad, India to Riyadh is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Riyadh, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in December, expect nights in Riyadh to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Riyadh

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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National Museum ©
National Museum
Kingdom Centre Tower ©
Kingdom Centre Tower
Al Nakheel Mall ©
Al Nakheel Mall

2
nights
Medina, Saudi Arabia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): wander the streets of Masjid Jummah, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: 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 find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Medina online route planner .

Fly from Riyadh to Medina in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Riyadh in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Medina: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Medina

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

2
nights
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole, buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, then admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Al-Balad, enjoy the sand and surf at Jeddah Water Front Park, and then browse the different shops at Mall of Arabia.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeddah route website .

You can fly from Medina to Jeddah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Medina in December; daily highs in Jeddah reach 35°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kabul.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping Outdoors Beaches
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Red Sea Mall ©
Red Sea Mall
Al-Balad ©
Al-Balad
Mall of Arabia ©
Mall of Arabia

1
day
Kabul, Afghanistan

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): browse the exhibits of National Museum of Afghanistan, then walk around Bagh-e Babur, and then make a trip to Babur Tomb.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kabul trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Jeddah to Kabul in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Kabul is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kabul

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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National Museum of Afghanistan ©
National Museum of Afghanistan
Bagh-e Babur ©
Bagh-e Babur
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb

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