60 days in Jordan, Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates Itinerary

60 days in Jordan, Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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Aqaba, Jordan
— 2 nights
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Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 3 nights
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 3 nights
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Amman, Jordan
— 5 nights
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Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 4 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 4 nights
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
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Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 5 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 12 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 7 nights
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights

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Aqaba, Jordan

Bride of the Red Sea

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
Shop till you drop at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery and Peace Paradise For Spices. Visit South Beach and City Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get engrossed in the history at Aqaba Archaeological Museum, admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Araba Desert, and get outside with Berenice Beach Club.

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Faisalabad, Pakistan to Aqaba is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Faisalabad in July, you will find days in Aqaba are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are a bit cooler (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lawrence's House. Step off the beaten path and head to Off-Road Tours and Jabal Umm ad Dami. There's still lots to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area and take in the pleasant sights at Wadi Rum Guide.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Wadi Rum journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Wadi Rum takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Off-Road Tours
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Jabal Umm ad Dami ©
Jabal Umm ad Dami

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Dana Nature Reserve and Wadi Ghuweir. Your inner history buff will appreciate Petra and Al-Beidha - Little Petra. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, contemplate the long history of The Urn Tomb, explore by horseback at Horse Riding Jordan, and admire the striking features of The Great Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

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Amman, Jordan

Amman ©

White City

Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jerash Ruins and Ajloun Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Roman Amphitheater and Al Hakaya (La Storia) Eatery and cultural center. Get out of town with these interesting Amman side-trips: Jerash (Forum, Cardo Maximus, &more) and Madaba (Machaerus, Madaba Mosaic Map, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum, don't miss a visit to Lilas Tours, explore the ancient world of Umayyad Open Cistern, and browse the exhibits of Dar Al-Anda Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amman trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle

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Medina, Saudi Arabia

Medina ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Al Masjid an Nabawi and Mount Uhud. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Masjid Al Qiblatayn and Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, make a trip to Masjid Al Ghamamah, contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Medina trip planner.

You can fly from Amman to Medina in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amman to Medina, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amman in July, with highs in Medina at 50°C and lows at 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
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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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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Jeddah Water Front Park and Silver Sands Beach. Jameel House of Traditional Arts Jeddah and Al Tayebat International City will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, visit Al-Balad, take in the exciting artwork at Hafez Gallery, and admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jeddah online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Medina to Jeddah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Medina in July, plan for slightly colder days in Jeddah, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mecca.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Red Sea Mall ©
Red Sea Mall
Al Rahma Mosque ©
Al Rahma Mosque
Al-Balad ©
Al-Balad

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Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Mecca ©

Mother of All Settlements

The city of Mecca boasts the statues of the holiest site in Islam, and represents the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and therefore the religion itself.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jabal al-Nour and Abraj Al-Bait Towers. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Station of Ibrahim and Masjid Taneem. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba, look and learn at Makkah Clock Tower Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bilal Masjid, and buy something for everyone on your list at Al Hijaz Mall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mecca online trip builder.

You can drive from Jeddah to Mecca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jeddah in July: highs in Mecca hover around 51°C, while lows dip to 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Al Hofuf.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Station of Ibrahim ©
Station of Ibrahim
Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Jabal al-Nour ©
Jabal al-Nour

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Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia

Al Hofuf ©
Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
On the 31st (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Al Qarah Mountain, then head outdoors with Uqair Beach, then don't miss a visit to Qaisariah Souq, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ibrahim Palace. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Al Ahsa Mall, learn more about the world around you at Hafouf National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Jawatha Mosque, then explore the activities along The Yellow Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at King Abdullah Environmental Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Al Hofuf trip planner.

Fly from Mecca to Al Hofuf in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Al Hofuf can reach 55°C, while at night they dip to 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Uqair Beach ©
Uqair Beach
Hafouf National Museum ©
Hafouf National Museum
Jawatha Mosque
Jawatha Mosque

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum and King Abdulaziz Historical Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Al Rajhi Grand Mosque and Al Nakheel Mall. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, look for gifts at Kingdom Dates, buy something for everyone on your list at Riyadh Front, and get engrossed in the history at Al Masmak Palace Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Riyadh trip planner.

You can take a train from Al Hofuf to Riyadh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Al Hofuf in August, you will find days in Riyadh are a bit cooler (49°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (39°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Riyadh

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Al Nakheel Mall ©
Al Nakheel Mall
Al Rajhi Grand Mosque ©
Al Rajhi Grand Mosque
National Museum ©
National Museum

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Head to The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mallfor some retail therapy. Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara and Al Fahidi Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Dubai side-trips: Sharjah (SAF Art Spaces, Sharjah Museums, &more). Spend the 8th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 17th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Al Mamzar Beach Park, browse the different shops at Ibn Battuta Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jumeirah Mosque, and take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip website.

Fly from Riyadh to Dubai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Dubai due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Dubai are 49°C, while nighttime lows are 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
La Mer ©
La Mer

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
We've included these beaches for you: Saadiyat Public Beach and Saadiyat Beach Club. Get in touch with nature at Corniche Beach and Yas Beach. Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, steep yourself in history at Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, kick back and relax at Abu Dhabi Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Yas Mall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi road trip site.

Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Abu Dhabi can reach 50°C, while at night they dip to 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 25:
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital ©
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain ©

The garden city

A trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert, offers a scenic break from the hum of Abu Dhabi.
Do your shopping at Al Ain Mall and Al Foah Mall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum and Jebel Hafeet. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Bawadi Mall, examine the collection at Al Ain National Museum, steep yourself in history at Al Murabba Fort, and step into the grandiose world of Al Darmaki Fort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Al Ain, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Ras Al Khaimah.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:
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Jebel Hafeet ©
Jebel Hafeet
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort

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Ras Al Khaimah ©

Rising Emirate

Nicknamed "the Rising Emirate," Ras Al Khaimah may be an unfamiliar name to many tourists, but has been tipped as the next Dubai thanks to its steady development (along with the rest of the U.A.E.) of luxury resorts, retail districts, and shopping malls.
You'll get in some beach time at Dadna Beach and Sandy Beach. Shop till you drop at Lulu Mall and Fish Market. When in Ras Al Khaimah, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Fujairah, approximately Fujairah away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jabal Bil Ays, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wadi Bih, and examine the collection at Rak Natures Treasures.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ras Al Khaimah online trip maker.

You can drive from Al Ain to Ras Al Khaimah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Ras Al Khaimah, expect temperatures between 50°C during the day and 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ras Al Khaimah

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:
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Jabal Bil Ays ©
Jabal Bil Ays
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dadna Beach ©
Dadna Beach

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