11 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

11 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

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11 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

Start: Dubai
1
Dubai
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Abu Dhabi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Dubai

7
nights
Dubai

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo as well as Platinum Heritage. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kite Beach. Explore Dubai's surroundings by going to Sharjah (Al Montazah Parks, Mleiha Archaeological Centre, & more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to La Mer, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, go for a stroll along the water at Dubai Marina, and make a splash at Splash n Party.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dubai trip planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Dubai International Airport, Sharjah International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. May in Dubai sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Sharjah
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Al Montazah Parks ©
Al Montazah Parks
La Mer ©
La Mer

3
nights
Abu Dhabi

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.
On the 24th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with Nation Riviera Beach Club, then ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Etihad Towers. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Umm Al Emarat Park, then take in the views from Sheikh Zayed Bridge, and then find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Abu Dhabi trip planning website .

Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nation Riviera Beach Club ©
Nation Riviera Beach Club
Etihad Towers
Etihad Towers
Umm Al Emarat Park ©
Umm Al Emarat Park

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