22 days in Saudi Arabia & Los Angeles Itinerary

22 days in Saudi Arabia & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
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Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
— 1 night
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 4 nights
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Sakaka, Saudi Arabia
— 1 night
Drive to Al-Jawf Domestic Airport, Fly to Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, United States
— 7 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

— 3 nights

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.
Explore Jeddah's surroundings by going to Mecca (Station of Ibrahim, Kaaba, &more). There's still lots to do: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Khadija Baghlaf Mosque, take a stroll through Al-Balad, and enjoy the sand and surf at Jeddah Water Front Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeddah trip planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is King Abdulaziz International Airport. In May in Jeddah, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 5:

Medina, Saudi Arabia

— 3 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.
Medina is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, don't miss a visit to The Seven Mosques, and contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Medina trip planner.

You can fly from Jeddah to Medina in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Medina are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Dammam.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

— 1 night
Plan a holiday to Dammam for breathtaking views of pristine scenery in a city that bursts with picture-perfect parks boasting patches of lush lawn and vibrant floral displays.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Mall Of Dhahran and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dammam day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Medina to Dammam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Dammam sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly to Riyadh.

Things to do in Dammam

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

— 4 nights
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Riyadh is known for shopping, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Museum, contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque, and visit Underground Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Riyadh travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dammam to Riyadh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Riyadh can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Sakaka.

Things to do in Riyadh

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 9 — 13:

Sakaka, Saudi Arabia

— 1 night
On the 14th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Al-Rajajil, explore the historical opulence of Za'abal Castle, then make a trip to Qasr Marid, and finally delve into the distant past at Dumat Al-Jundal.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sakaka trip app.

Traveling by flight from Riyadh to Sakaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in May; daily highs in Sakaka reach 40°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sakaka

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Los Angeles, United States

— 7 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, watch a film at California Science Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sakaka to Los Angeles. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. In May, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Sakaka - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 22:

Saudi Arabia travel guide

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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.