Route & dates
3 days in Makkah Province Itinerary
Start: Kuwait City
Fly + taxi + bus: 4h 45min
Mecca— 2 nights
bus + taxi + Fly: 4h 45min
End: Kuwait City
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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.Change things up with these side-trips from Mecca: Jeddah (Balad, King's Fountain, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Arafat, and don't miss a visit to Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light).
To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mecca day trip planner.
Kuwait City, Kuwait to Mecca is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuwait City in March, things will get a bit warmer in Mecca: highs are around 42°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Mecca
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