8 days in Mecca & Al Madinah Province Itinerary

8 days in Mecca & Al Madinah Province Itinerary

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8 days in Mecca & Al Madinah Province Itinerary

Start: Palembang
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Mecca
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
2
Medina
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Palembang

2
nights
Mecca

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Black Stone, Jabal-e-Rehmat, Station of Ibrahim, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): make a trip to Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Station of Ibrahim, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Arafat, and finally make a trip to Jabal-e-Rehmat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Haram, then admire the landmark architecture of Kaaba, and then make a trip to Black Stone.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mecca trip builder tool .

Palembang, Indonesia to Mecca is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Palembang to Mecca, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Palembang in September: high temperatures in Mecca hover around 51°C and lows are around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Mecca

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Station of Ibrahim ©
Station of Ibrahim
Mount Arafat ©
Mount Arafat
Kaaba ©
Kaaba

3
nights
Medina

Medina ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Uhud, Koran Museum and Jannatul Baqi. Do some cultural sightseeing at Quba Mosque and Masjid al-Qiblatain. Step off the beaten path and head to Abu Bakar Masjed and The Beautiful Names of Allah Gallery. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, take a stroll through Masjid Jummah, don't miss a visit to The Seven Mosques, and get some fabulous bargains at Taiba Commercial Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Medina trip maker website .

Getting from Mecca to Medina by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Medina, expect temperatures between 50°C during the day and 36°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medina

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Abu Bakar Masjed ©
Abu Bakar Masjed
Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba

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