7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

7 days in Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia sightseeing planner

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Jeddah
— 3 nights
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Medina
— 2 nights
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Jeddah

— 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeddah: Mecca (Abraj Al-Bait Towers, Kaaba, &more). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Red Sea Mall, contemplate the long history of Al-Balad, don't miss a visit to Jeddah Flagpole, and get to know the fascinating history of Hassan Enany Mosque.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jeddah planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Jeddah is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Jeddah is 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, with highs in Jeddah at 42°C and lows at 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can fly to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

Medina

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Jannatul Baqi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally see the interesting displays at Koran Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Medina online journey planner.

You can fly from Jeddah to Medina in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.