Route & dates
5 days in Al Madinah Province Itinerary
Fly: 2 h 30 min
Medina— 2 nights
Drive: 2 h 30 min
Yanbu— 2 nights
Fly: 2 h 45 min
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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.Masjid Al Qiblatayn and Jannatul Baqi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Masjid Quba and Abu Bakar Masjed. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Uhud, examine the collection at The Beautiful Names of Allah Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Koran Museum.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Medina attractions planner .
Jeddah to Medina is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jeddah in June, expect nights in Medina to be about the same, around 35°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 49°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yanbu.
Things to do in Medina
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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.On the 6th (Thu), stroll around Al Fairouz Park, stroll around Yanbu Lakes, and then kick back and relax at Yanbu Al-Bahr Beach.
To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yanbu tour builder tool .
Getting from Medina to Yanbu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Medina in June, Yanbu is a bit cooler at night with lows of 30°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Fri).
Things to do in Yanbu
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