16 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

16 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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16 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Shuttle:  13 h
1
Al Ain
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Abu Dhabi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Dubai
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: London

4
nights
Al Ain

Al Ain ©
A trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert, offers a scenic break from the hum of Abu Dhabi.
Al Ain is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Oasenstadt Al Ain, explore the historical opulence of Al Jahili Fort, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Hafeet, and browse the different shops at Al Foah Mall.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Al Ain trip planner .

London, UK to Al Ain is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Al Ain Oasis ©
Al Ain Oasis
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

6
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.
Abu Dhabi is known for historic sites, theme parks, shopping, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bur Dubai Grand Mosque, browse the different shops at Marina Mall, bet on your favorite at Yas Marina Circuit, and make a trip to Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

5
nights
Dubai

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, take in the waterfront at Dubai Creek, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dubai road trip tool .

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Dubai, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Parks Shopping
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Safaris

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