8 days in Middle East Itinerary

8 days in Middle East Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saudi Arabia visit planner

Make it your trip
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Jeddah
— 1 day
Drive
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Tabouk
— 1 night
Drive
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Sakaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Buraidah
— 1 night
Drive
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Medina
— 1 night
Drive

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Jeddah

— 1 day

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.
On the 18th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fakieh Aquarium, admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain, and then don't miss a visit to Jeddah Flagpole.

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 September, and nighttime lows around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Tabouk.

Things to do in Jeddah

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Tabouk

— 1 night
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Tabuk Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Tabouk trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Jeddah to Tabouk takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Jeddah in September since evenings lows in Tabouk dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sakaka.

Things to do in Tabouk

Museums
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Sakaka

— 2 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Dumah Al Jandal (Qasr Marid & Dumat Al-Jundal).

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Sakaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tabouk to Sakaka takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Sakaka, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll set off for Buraidah on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Sakaka

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Buraidah

— 1 night
Buraydah is the capital of Al-Qassim Region in northcentral Saudi Arabia in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): browse the different shops at Al Nakheel Mall, stop by Al Basim, and then take an in-depth tour of Aloqilat Museum.

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You can drive from Sakaka to Buraidah in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Sakaka in September, expect nights in Buraidah to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 49°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Medina.

Things to do in Buraidah

Shopping · Museums
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Medina

— 1 night

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.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Jannatul Baqi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid an Nabawi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Medina tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Buraidah to Medina in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buraidah in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Medina, with lows of 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites
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Tabuk Province travel guide

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History Museums

Al Madinah Province travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Mountains · Cemeteries