16 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

16 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Arab Emirates route planner

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Al Ain
— 2 nights
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Fujairah
— 1 night
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Dubai
— 6 nights
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Abu Dhabi
— 6 nights

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Al Ain

— 2 nights

The garden city

A trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert, offers a scenic break from the hum of Abu Dhabi.
Visit Al Jahili Fort and St. Mary's Catholic Church for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Jebel Hafeet and Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Al Ain Zoo, stroll around Green Mubazzarah, see the interesting displays at Al Ain National Museum, and experience rural life at Camel Souk.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Al Ain road trip planning app.

Abu Dhabi to Al Ain is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fujairah.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Fujairah

— 1 night

Arabian Jewel

The commercial and business center of the U.A.E., and the largest town along the east coast, Fujairah features busy office buildings, shopping malls, and giant fields of oil containers.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Mosque - Fujairah, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the historical opulence of Masafi Fort.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Fujairah trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Al Ain to Fujairah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Fujairah, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Fujairah

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dubai

— 6 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Bastakia Quarter and Al Fahidi Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Mer and Al Mamzar Beach Park. Step out of Dubai with an excursion to Sharjah Calligraphy Museum in Sharjah--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The adventure continues: try your luck at Meydan Racecourse, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers, and stroll through KITE BEACH.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubai online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Fujairah to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Dubai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Abu Dhabi

— 6 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Heritage Village. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital and Mary, Mother of Jesus Mosque. Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 8th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Corniche Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Yas Mall, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire the striking features of Qasr Al Watan.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip maker app.

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

United Arab Emirates travel guide

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Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
Though most people associate United Arab Emirates only with Dubai, nicknamed the "City of Gold," the federation of seven emirates boats a surprisingly rich historical and cultural heritage and provides a good starting point for visitors interested in discovering the Middle East. A trip to United Arab Emirates reveals a modern nation with a dynamic atmosphere and a landscape that quickly changes from futuristic cities to remote deserts, mysteriously silent places where only the shifting sand dunes mark the passage of time. Add the eastern coastline to your United Arab Emirates itinerary to find a string of outstanding beaches and some of the finest diving and snorkeling opportunities in the region.