4 days in Riyadh, Al Hofuf & Al Khobar Itinerary

4 days in Riyadh, Al Hofuf & Al Khobar Itinerary

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Riyadh
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Al Hofuf
— 1 night
Drive
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Al Khobar
— 1 night
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Riyadh — 1 night

As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
On the 21st (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Al Faisaliyah Centre, wander the streets of Ad Diriyah, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kingdom Centre Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Museum, then appreciate the views at Wadi Hanifa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Rajhi Grand Mosque.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Riyadh trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Riyadh. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in January, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Al Hofuf.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature
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Al Hofuf — 1 night

Set in an expansive oasis with over 2 million palm trees, Al Hofuf ranks among the world's leading date producers.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Ibrahim Palace, take in the awesome beauty at Al Qarah Mountain, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Joatha Mosque.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Al Hofuf itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Riyadh to Al Hofuf in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Riyadh in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Al Hofuf: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Al Khobar.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Al Khobar — 1 night

Once a sleepy fishing port on the Persian Gulf Coast, Al Khobar now thrives as a metropolitan city and bustling economic center.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): browse the different shops at Al-Rashid Mall and then stroll through Half Moon Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Al Khobar day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Al Hofuf to Al Khobar in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Al Khobar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
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