36 days in United Arab Emirates, Muscat & Africa Itinerary

36 days in United Arab Emirates, Muscat & Africa Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
3
Muscat, Oman
— 7 nights
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Victoria, Seychelles
— 5 nights
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Chamarel, Mauritius
— 5 nights
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 3 nights
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights

2
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Dubai Creek, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, then get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jumeirah Mosque.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dubai trip itinerary builder tool.

Toronto, Canada to Dubai is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Toronto to Dubai. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in April, with highs in Dubai at 93°F and lows at 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Shopping · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Dubai Creek ©
Dubai Creek

5
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, make a trip to Qasr Al Hosn, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi vacation planner.

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, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Safaris
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

7
nights
Muscat, Oman

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Change things up with a short trip to Jebel Akhdar in Nizwa (about 2h 15 min away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, make a trip to Corniche, ponder the world of politics at Al Alam Palace, and hunt for treasures at Mutrah Souq.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Muscat holiday maker website.

Fly from Abu Dhabi to Muscat in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in April, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Muscat Governorate, Jebel Akhdar
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Al Alam Palace ©
Al Alam Palace

5
nights
Victoria, Seychelles

Victoria ©
Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. Victoria is known for historic sites, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Intendance, hike along Morne Blanc, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden, and kick back and relax at Beau Vallon Beach.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Victoria trip planner.

You can fly from Muscat to Victoria in 11.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Muscat in April: highs in Victoria hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mahe Island, Beau Vallon Beach, Eglise de Saint Roch, Port Glaud Lagoon
Highlights from your plan
Beau Vallon Beach ©
Beau Vallon Beach
Anse Intendance ©
Anse Intendance
Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden ©
Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden

5
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Get out of town with these interesting Chamarel side-trips: Souillac (Gris Gris Beach & Rochester Falls). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park, get great views at Piton Canot, explore the striking landscape at Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, and see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamarel road trip planning tool.

Getting from Victoria to Chamarel by flight takes about 6 hours. In April, Chamarel is slightly colder than Victoria - with highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Souillac, Mauritius, La Vallee des Couleurs, Saraswati Maa, Avalon Golf Estate
Highlights from your plan
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark
Chamarel Waterfall ©
Chamarel Waterfall

3
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Seronera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Grumeti River.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chamarel to Serengeti National Park. Traveling from Chamarel to Serengeti National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Grumeti River ©
Grumeti River

5
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling & Tazari Caves), Paje Beach (in Paje) and Bahati Beach Boutique (in Kendwa). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, relax in the rural setting at Shabuta Spice Farm, explore the striking landscape of Jozani Forest, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zanzibar City online travel route planner.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In April in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 76°F at night. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nungwi, Zanzibar Island, Paje Beach, Bahati Beach Boutique
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Hamamni Persian Baths

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