8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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8 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
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Jeddah
— 1 day
Drive:  15​h
2
Tabouk
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Sakaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Buraidah
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Medina
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Fakieh Aquarium, ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, and then make a trip to World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jeddah travel planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Jeddah. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in September, and nighttime lows around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Tabouk.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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King Fahd's Fountain ©
King Fahd's Fountain
World's Tallest Unsupported Flagpole ©

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Tabouk

Tabouk ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tabuk Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tabouk driving holiday planning site .

Fly from Jeddah to Tabouk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jeddah in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tabouk, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Sakaka.

Things to do in Tabouk

Museums
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Tabuk Castle ©
Tabuk Castle

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Sakaka

Sakaka ©
Sakaka is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Qasr Marid, explore the historical opulence of Za'abal Castle, and delve into the distant past at Al-Rajajil.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sakaka sightseeing website .

Traveling by flight from Tabouk to Sakaka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Sakaka are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You'll set off for Buraidah on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Sakaka

Historic Sites
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Dumat Al-Jundal ©
Dumat Al-Jundal
Al-Rajajil ©
Al-Rajajil
Za'abal Castle ©
Za'abal Castle

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Buraidah

Buraidah ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Al Nakheel Mall, look for gifts at Al Basim, and then take an in-depth tour of Aloqilat Museum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Buraidah trip planning site .

Getting from Sakaka to Buraidah by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Sakaka, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Buraidah, ranging from highs of 49°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Buraidah

Shopping Museums
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Al Nakheel Mall ©
Al Nakheel Mall
Aloqilat Museum ©
Aloqilat Museum
Al Basim ©
Al Basim

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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.
On the 25th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Jannatul Baqi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Medina itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Buraidah to Medina takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Medina when traveling from Buraidah in September, with lows around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites
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Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Masjid Al Qiblatayn ©
Masjid Al Qiblatayn

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