18 days in Middle East Itinerary

18 days in Middle East Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Drive
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
Fly to Bahrain International Airport, Drive to Sakhir
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Sakhir, Bahrain
— 2 nights
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Drive to Bahrain International Airport, Fly to King Abdulaziz International Airport, Drive to Mecca
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 4 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter, admire the natural beauty at Dubai Miracle Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico to Dubai is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 4 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Abu Dhabi is known for historic sites, theme parks, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, get in on the family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, bet on your favorite at Yas Marina Circuit, and pause for some photo ops at The Founder's Memorial.

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Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in March, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Sakhir.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Adventure

Sakhir, Bahrain

— 2 nights
Sakhir is known for parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Areen Wildlife Sanctuary, learn about all things military at Bahrain Military Museum, stroll around Princess Sabeeka Park, and step into the grandiose world of Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sakhir online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Abu Dhabi to Sakhir. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Abu Dhabi to Sakhir due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in March, expect nights in Sakhir to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mecca.

Things to do in Sakhir

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Mecca, Saudi Arabia

— 3 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Taneem, steep yourself in history at Mount Arafat, and take in the awesome beauty at Jabal al-Nour.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mecca itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sakhir to Mecca. Traveling from Sakhir in March, expect Mecca to be somewhat warmer, temps between 97°F and 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

— 4 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: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, make a trip to Jeddah Corniche, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fakieh Aquarium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Khadija Baghlaf Mosque.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jeddah trip planning website.

Getting from Mecca to Jeddah by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Mecca in March, you will find days in Jeddah are slightly colder (88°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums