32 days in Middle East Itinerary

32 days in Middle East Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Middle East holiday planner
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Doha, Qatar
— 3 nights
Fly
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
Drive
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
Fly
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Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
Fly to Tabuk, Drive to Petra - Wadi Musa
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mitspe Ramon, Israel
— 1 night
Drive
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Jerusalem, Israel
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tiberias, Israel
— 3 nights
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Doha, Qatar — 3 nights

Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Doha is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, find something for the whole family at City Centre Mall, make a trip to The Corniche, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katara Mosque.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Doha trip tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Doha is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you will find days in Doha are warmer (42°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Dubai.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 5 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 25th (Tue) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort, and cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dubai trip itinerary website.

Fly from Doha to Dubai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doha to Dubai. Traveling from Doha in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Dubai, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 4 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, browse the different shops at Marina Mall, appreciate the history behind The Founder's Memorial, and bet on your favorite at Yas Marina Circuit.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi route maker website.

Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or fly. October in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Medina.
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Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:

Medina, Saudi Arabia — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Ghamamah. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to King Fahd Glorious Quran Printing Complex and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Medina online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Abu Dhabi to Medina takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Arabian Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Medina are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan — 3 nights

Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
On the 1st (Tue), spend a day of historical exploration at Petra. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Little Petra, explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Medina to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Wadi Rum.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:

Wadi Rum, Jordan — 5 nights

Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aqaba (Scuba & Snorkeling & Ayla Golf Club at Ayla Oasis). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area, get a dose of the wild on Wadi Rum Desert Eyes, take some stellar pictures from Lawrence's House, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jabal Umm ad Dami.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Wadi Rum online tour builder.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mitspe Ramon.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Mitspe Ramon, Israel — 1 night

Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Ramon Crater, do a tasting at Nana Estate Winery, then take in breathtaking views at Avdat National Park, and finally make a trip to Ben Gurion Tomb.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mitspe Ramon travel planner.

You can drive from Wadi Rum to Mitspe Ramon in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jerusalem.
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Parks · Nature · Wineries
Side Trip
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Jerusalem, Israel — 5 nights

Holy City

Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Jaffa (Iris Eshet Cohen Gallery & Jaffa Old City) and Tel Aviv (Joseph Bau House Museum & ChomerTov). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the exciting artwork at Levantine Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jerusalem online road trip planner.

You can drive from Mitspe Ramon to Jerusalem in 2.5 hours. November in Jerusalem sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tiberias.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:

Tiberias, Israel — 3 nights

On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tiberias: Mount Tabor (in Kfar Tavor), The Baha'i Gardens (in Haifa) and Church Of Annunciation (in Nazareth). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Multiplication, look for all kinds of wild species at Hula Nature Reserve, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Primacy of Peter.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tiberias tour app.

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Tiberias takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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