14 days in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi & Africa Itinerary

14 days in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi & Africa Itinerary

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— Few hours
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 1 day
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Port Sudan, Sudan
— 1 night
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Merowe, Sudan
— 1 night
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Khartoum, Sudan
— 1 night
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Debark, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 2 nights

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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.
To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Abu Dhabi trip itinerary app.

Dubai to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 50°C, and evening lows to 37°C. You'll set off for Mecca on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
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2
nights
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Mecca ©
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.
You've added Kaaba, Great Mosque of Mecca - Masjid al-Haram, Black Stone, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque of Mecca - Masjid al-Haram, admire the striking features of Kaaba, then make a trip to Black Stone, then admire the striking features of Abraj Al-Bait Towers, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Station of Ibrahim.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mecca trip maker tool.

Getting from Abu Dhabi to Mecca by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Arabian Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Mecca sees daily highs of 51°C and lows of 36°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jeddah.

Things to do in Mecca

Historic Sites
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Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Great Mosque of Mecca - Masjid al-Haram ©
Great Mosque of Mecca - Masjid al-Haram
Station of Ibrahim ©
Station of Ibrahim

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah ©
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche and then browse the different shops at Red Sea Mall.

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

Traveling by car from Mecca to Jeddah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mecca in July, expect nights in Jeddah to be about the same, around 34°C, while days are slightly colder, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Port Sudan.

Things to do in Jeddah

Shopping
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Red Sea Mall ©
Red Sea Mall
Jeddah Corniche ©
Jeddah Corniche

1
night
Port Sudan, Sudan

Port Sudan
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. Plan a trip to Port Sudan easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Jeddah to Port Sudan with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Port Sudan due to the time zone difference. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to Merowe.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Merowe, Sudan

Merowe ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes El Kurru Tombs, Gebel Barkal and Necropolis of Nuri. On the 6th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Necropolis of Nuri, then explore the ancient world of Gebel Barkal, and then explore the ancient world of El Kurru Tombs.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Merowe trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and car from Port Sudan to Merowe in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Khartoum.

Things to do in Merowe

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Karima
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Gebel Barkal ©
Gebel Barkal
El Kurru Tombs ©
El Kurru Tombs
Necropolis of Nuri ©
Necropolis of Nuri

1
night
Khartoum, Sudan

Khartoum ©
Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Sudan National Museum, stroll around Mogran, step off the mainland to explore Tuti Island, admire the landmark architecture of Presidential Palace, then buy something for everyone on your list at Afra Mall, and finally make a trip to Nile Street.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Khartoum itinerary planning website.

Getting from Merowe to Khartoum by car takes about 6.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Khartoum are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Debark.

Things to do in Khartoum

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Tuti Island ©
Tuti Island
Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Nile Street ©
Nile Street

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Debark, Ethiopia

Debark ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Simien Trekking as well as Simien Mountain Guides. Change things up with a short trip to Fasiladas Bath Timket in Gonder (about 2 hours away). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Simien Mountains National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Debark online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Khartoum to Debark by car takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Khartoum to Debark, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Debark

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Fasiladas Bath Timket, Simien Mountains National Park
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Simien Mountain Guides ©
Simien Mountain Guides
Fasiladas Bath Timket
Fasiladas Bath Timket

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Addis Ababa ©
A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Addis Ababa is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Entoto Maryam Church, see the interesting displays at Ethnological Museum, and contemplate the long history of Menelik palace.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Addis Ababa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Debark to Addis Ababa by combination of car and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
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Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral
National Museum of Ethiopia ©
National Museum of Ethiopia
Mount Entoto ©
Mount Entoto

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