23 days in Asia Itinerary

23 days in Asia Itinerary

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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
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Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 1 night
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
— 2 nights
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Manama, Bahrain
— 2 nights
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Doha, Qatar
— 3 nights
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Muscat, Oman
— 3 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights

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Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Mecca ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Station of Ibrahim and then admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Jabal al-Nour, then admire the landmark architecture of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and then steep yourself in history at Mount Arafat.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mecca tour itinerary maker website.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Mecca is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Mecca. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in December, with highs in Mecca at 39°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Medina.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Station of Ibrahim ©
Station of Ibrahim
Jabal al-Nour ©
Jabal al-Nour

1
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Medina, Saudi Arabia

Medina ©

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 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Quba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally examine the collection at Koran Museum.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Medina online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mecca to Medina takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mecca in December: high temperatures in Medina hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuwait City.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Masjid Al Qiblatayn ©
Masjid Al Qiblatayn

2
nights
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Kuwait City ©
Kuwait City, the country's capital and largest urban area, combines many of the aspects of a modern, rich city of the Gulf region, with a more rugged and ordinary core.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): browse the different shops at Alhamra tower and mall, then admire the landmark architecture of Kuwait Towers, then admire the majestic nature at Al Shaheed Park, and finally get to know the resident critters at Kuwait Zoo. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Souk Al-Mubarakiya, explore the world behind art at Mirror House, and then browse the different shops at The Avenues.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kuwait City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Medina to Kuwait City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Medina in December, with highs in Kuwait City at 24°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Manama.

Things to do in Kuwait City

Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Souk Al-Mubarakiya ©
Souk Al-Mubarakiya
Kuwait Towers ©
Kuwait Towers
Al Shaheed Park ©
Al Shaheed Park

2
nights
Manama, Bahrain

Manama ©
Bahrain's capital and largest city, Manama serves as a commercial and financial hub, keeping pace with other Gulf capitals dominating this part of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque), don't miss a visit to Arad Fort, then delve into the distant past at Qal'at al-Bahrain, and finally get all the information you need at Bab el-Bahrain Souk. Keep things going the next day: browse for treasures at Asia Carpet & Antiques, then stroll around Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Park, then get engrossed in the history at Bahrain National Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Beit Al Qur'an.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manama trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Kuwait City to Manama in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Manama when traveling from Kuwait City in December, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Doha.

Things to do in Manama

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) ©
Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque)
Qal'at al-Bahrain ©
Qal'at al-Bahrain
Bahrain National Museum ©
Bahrain National Museum

3
nights
Doha, Qatar

Doha ©
Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Doha is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, get in on the family fun at City Centre Mall, take in the pleasant sights at Souq Waqif, and get engrossed in the history at Msheireb Museums.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Doha road trip planning website.

You can drive from Manama to Doha in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Manama in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Doha, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Doha

Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions
Souq Waqif ©
Souq Waqif
Museum of Islamic Art ©
Museum of Islamic Art

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nights
Muscat, Oman

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
When in Muscat, make a side trip to see Nakhal Fort in Nakhl, approximately Nakhl away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Corniche, enjoy the sand and surf at Qurum Beach, examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mutrah Souq.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Muscat holiday planner.

You can fly from Doha to Muscat in 5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doha to Muscat due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Muscat. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Muscat

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nakhal Fort ©
Nakhal Fort
Corniche ©
Corniche
Al Alam Palace ©
Al Alam Palace

3
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, take in the views from Sheikh Zayed Bridge, make a trip to The Corniche, and appreciate the history behind The Founder's Memorial.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Abu Dhabi trip planner.

You can fly from Muscat to Abu Dhabi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Al Ain.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Highlights from your plan
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The Corniche ©
The Corniche
Heritage Village ©
Heritage Village

1
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain ©

The garden city

A trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert, offers a scenic break from the hum of Abu Dhabi.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, then walk around Al Ain Oasis, then step into the grandiose world of Al Jahili Fort, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Al Ain Zoo.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Al Ain trip planner.

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Al Ain Oasis ©
Al Ain Oasis
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 1st (Fri) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. Spend the 3rd (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, take a leisurely stroll along Bur Dubai Abra Dock, buy something for everyone on your list at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, and cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubai road trip tool.

Drive from Al Ain to Dubai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dubai can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Highlights from your plan
Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark ©
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

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