60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

60 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia travel route maker

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Jeddah
— 9 nights
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Taif
— 4 nights
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Mecca
— 4 nights
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King Abdullah Economic City
— 2 nights
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Yanbu
— 2 nights
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Medina
— 6 nights
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AlUla
— 3 nights
Fly
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Al Jubail
— 3 nights
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Al Khobar
— 4 nights
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Al Hofuf
— 4 nights
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Riyadh
— 16 nights
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Dumah Al Jandal
— 2 nights
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Jeddah

— 9 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.
Jeddah is known for shopping, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, make a trip to Nassif House Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Rahma Mosque, and wander the streets of Al-Balad.

Make your Jeddah itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Jeddah. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Taif.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 3 — 12:

Taif

— 4 nights
Unofficially the country's summer capital, the city of Taif lies amid a richly fertile agricultural area and boasts a history reaching back to at least the 6th century CE. At 1,700 m (5,577 mi) above sea level, Taif enjoys a pleasant, dry climate, and its many green spaces ensure a family-friendly atmosphere.
Taif is known for nature, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Al Rudaf Park, get engrossed in the history at Shubra Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taif Zoo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Al Wahbah crater.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Taif online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Jeddah to Taif takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, Taif is slightly colder than Jeddah - with highs of 39°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Mecca.

Things to do in Taif

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

Mecca

— 4 nights

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.
Mecca is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba, make a trip to Jabal-e-Rehmat, relax and rejuvenate at Fairmont SPA, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Station of Ibrahim.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mecca trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Taif to Mecca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Taif in May, expect Mecca to be a bit warmer, temps between 49°C and 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to King Abdullah Economic City.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:

King Abdullah Economic City

— 2 nights
King Abdullah Economic City is a megaproject announced in 2005 by king Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the former king of Saudi Arabia.OverviewWith a total development area of 173 km², the city is located along the coast of the Red Sea, around 100 km north of Jeddah, the commercial hub of Saudi Arabia, the city will also be approximately an hour and 20 minutes away from the city of Mecca and 3 hours from Medina by car and an hour away from all Middle Eastern capital cities by plane. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): head outdoors with Kaec and then play a few rounds at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club.

Before you visit King Abdullah Economic City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Mecca to King Abdullah Economic City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to Yanbu.

Things to do in King Abdullah Economic City

Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

Yanbu

— 2 nights
Particularly known for its large expatriate community--resident here because of the oil and petrochemical industry--the port city of Yanbu has a pronounced international feel.
On the 23rd (Sun), stroll around Al Fairouz Park, then stroll around Yanbu Lakes, and then browse the different shops at Dana Mall. On the next day, kick back and relax at Yanbu Al-Bahr Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yanbu visit site.

Getting from King Abdullah Economic City to Yanbu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Medina.

Things to do in Yanbu

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

Medina

— 6 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 Masjid Quba, stroll the grounds of Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, steep yourself in history at Jannatul Baqi, and see the interesting displays at Koran Museum.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Medina online attractions planner.

You can drive from Yanbu to Medina in 2.5 hours. May in Medina sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to AlUla.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay May 24 — 30:

AlUla

— 3 nights
Historically based on a strategic location along the incense route, Al Ula has one of the largest archeological sites in Saudi Arabia.
AlUla is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Madain Saleh.AL-ULA, make a trip to Old Town of AlUla, explore the striking landscape at Jabal AlFil (Elephant Rock), and take an in-depth tour of AlUla Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the AlUla holiday planning website.

Drive from Medina to AlUla in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in May, and nighttime lows around 34°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you're off to Al Jubail.

Things to do in AlUla

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:

Al Jubail

— 3 nights
Industrialized Al Jubail offers access to a protected natural area and set of islands in the Arabian Gulf.
Al Jubail is known for beaches and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Fanateer Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Nakheel Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Jubail Mall, and explore the wide array of goods at Galleria Mall.

Before you visit Al Jubail, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from AlUla to Al Jubail in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from AlUla in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 32°C in Al Jubail. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Al Khobar.

Things to do in Al Jubail

Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:

Al Khobar

— 4 nights
Once a sleepy fishing port on the Persian Gulf Coast, Al Khobar now thrives as a metropolitan city and bustling economic center.
Get out of town with these interesting Al Khobar side-trips: Tarout Castle (in Al Qatif) and Dammam (Othaim Mall, Marjan Island, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Corniche, kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach, look for gifts at Desert Designs, and explore the engaging exhibits at Ithra.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Al Khobar online trip planner.

You can drive from Al Jubail to Al Khobar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In June in Al Khobar, expect temperatures between 51°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Al Hofuf.

Things to do in Al Khobar

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:

Al Hofuf

— 4 nights
Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Al Hofuf is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Qaisariah Souq, contemplate the waterfront views at The Yellow Lake, stroll through Uqair Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ibrahim Palace.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Al Hofuf online visit planner.

Drive from Al Khobar to Al Hofuf in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 52°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Riyadh.

Things to do in Al Hofuf

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:

Riyadh

— 16 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: see the interesting displays at National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Al Faisaliyah Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Rajhi Grand Mosque, and walk around Salam Park.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Riyadh trip itinerary app.

Take a train from Al Hofuf to Riyadh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Al Hofuf in June, expect nights in Riyadh to be a bit warmer, around 36°C, while days are slightly colder, around 48°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Dumah Al Jandal.

Things to do in Riyadh

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 29:

Dumah Al Jandal

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Duma Jandal, don't miss a visit to Qasr Marid, and then delve into the distant past at Dumat Al-Jundal.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Dumah Al Jandal trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Riyadh to Dumah Al Jandal takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Dumah Al Jandal

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

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.