50 days in Middle East Itinerary

50 days in Middle East Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia visit planner

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Dammam
— 12 nights
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Riyadh
— 15 nights
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Abha
— 6 nights
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Jeddah
— 16 nights
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Dammam

— 12 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Half Moon Beach and Al Fanateer Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Al Jubail (Al Nakheel Beach, Al - huwailat shopping center, &more), Al Hofuf (Menz Room Salon and Spa, King Abdullah Environmental Park, &more) and Wadi e Jinn - Al Baida (in Medina). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Corniche, buy something for everyone on your list at Othaim Mall, engage your brain at Scitech, and look for gifts at Desert Designs.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dammam travel route website.

Newark, USA to Dammam is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Arabian Standard Time is 8 hours. When traveling from Newark in June, plan for much hotter days in Dammam, with highs around 110°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can fly to Riyadh.

Things to do in Dammam

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 13:

Riyadh

— 15 nights
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Riyadh Zoo and Kingdom Centre Tower. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Wadi Hanifa, contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, and buy something for everyone on your list at Al Nakheel Mall.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Riyadh trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Dammam to Riyadh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Dammam in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 88°F in Riyadh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Abha.

Things to do in Riyadh

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 28:

Abha

— 6 nights
Poised in the mountains in southwest Saudi Arabia, Abha provides respite and escape to domestic tourists as well as travelers from other Gulf countries and beyond.
Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Asir National Park. Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Green Mountains. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Abha Dam Lake, walk around High City, and don't miss a visit to Cable Car.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Abha route planner.

Fly from Riyadh to Abha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Riyadh in June, expect nights in Abha to be colder, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 88°F. You will leave for Jeddah on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Abha

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:

Jeddah

— 16 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kaaba and Fakieh Aquarium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeddah: Taif (Shafa Mountains & Al Rudaf Park) and Mecca (Bilal Masjid, Jabal al-Nour, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Al-Balad, make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Rahma Mosque, and admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeddah trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Abha to Jeddah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Abha in July, with highs in Jeddah at 101°F and lows at 84°F. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 20:

Riyadh Province travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Specialty Museums