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5 days in Al Madinah Province Itinerary
Fly: 2h 45min
Yanbu— Few hours
Drive: 2h 30min
Medina— 4 nights
Fly: 2h 30min
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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.Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): walk around Yanbu Lakes and then stroll through Yanbu Al-Bahr Beach.
To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yanbu trip maker app .
Jeddah to Yanbu is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Jeddah in June, expect nights in Yanbu to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 48°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Medina.
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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.Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Abu Bakar Masjed and Koran Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Madain Saleh.AL-ULA and The Beautiful Names of Allah Gallery. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, take a stroll through Masjid Jummah, browse the different shops at Al Noor Mall, and make a trip to Masjid Al Ghamamah.
To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Medina trip itinerary planner.
Getting from Yanbu to Medina by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yanbu in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 35°C in Medina. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Medina
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