42 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

42 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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42 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Abu Dhabi
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Al Ain
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Fujairah
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ras Al Khaimah
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Dubai
— 12 nights
End: Dubai

10
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 Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, make a splash at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, and find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary planner .

Dubai to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 50°C, while nighttime lows are 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Fun City
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

6
nights
Al Ain

Al Ain ©
If you need a break from the U.A.E's two mega-cities, take a trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert.
Al Ain is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Al Jahili Fort, examine the collection at Al Ain National Museum, experience rural life at Camel Souk, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Hafeet.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Al Ain planner .

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Fujairah.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Jebel Hafeet ©
Jebel Hafeet
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

6
nights
Fujairah

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Fujairah side-trips: Al Badiyah Mosque (in Al Badiyah), Hatta (Hatta Dam, Hatta Hill Park, & more) and Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre (in Kalba). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the historical opulence of Al Hayl Castle, play a few rounds at Tennis & Country Club, and have some family-friendly fun at Fun City.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fujairah driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Al Ain to Fujairah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Fujairah sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 36°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ras Al Khaimah.

Things to do in Fujairah

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hatta, Al Badiyah Mosque, Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hatta Mountain Bike Trail Centre ©
Hatta Mountain Bike Trail Centre
Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque ©
Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque

7
nights
Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah ©
Nicknamed "the Rising Emirate," Ras Al Khaimah may be an unfamiliar name to many tourists, but has been tipped as the next Dubai thanks to its steady development (along with the rest of the U.A.E.) of luxury resorts, retail districts, and shopping malls.
Get out of town with these interesting Ras Al Khaimah side-trips: Umm Al Quwain (Umm Al Quwain Fort & Dreamland Aqua Park). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wadi Bih, pick up some local products at Fish Market, see human ingenuity at work at Wadi Shawka, and get outside with Corniche Ras al Khaimah.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ras Al Khaimah visit planning tool .

Getting from Fujairah to Ras Al Khaimah by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fujairah in August: highs in Ras Al Khaimah hover around 50°C, while lows dip to 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Ras Al Khaimah

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Umm Al Quwain
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Dreamland Aqua Park ©
Dreamland Aqua Park
Wadi Bih ©
Wadi Bih
Jabal Bil Ays ©
Jabal Bil Ays

12
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, browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubai day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ras Al Khaimah to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ras Al Khaimah in August since evenings lows in Dubai dip to 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sharjah, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark

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