8 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

8 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
1
Abu Dhabi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Al Ain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Dubai
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and then snap pictures at Sheikh Zayed Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at The Founder's Memorial, browse the different shops at Marina Mall, then steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, and finally don't miss a visit to The Corniche.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi sightseeing planning tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Abu Dhabi is minus 1.5 hours. When traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Abu Dhabi: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Camel Souk, examine the collection at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, then steep yourself in history at Al Jahili Fort, then walk around Al Ain Oasis, and finally examine the collection at Al Ain National Museum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Al Ain day trip planning tool.

Drive from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Al Ain

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

4
nights
Dubai

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, stop by Dubai Gold Souk, admire the striking features of Emirates Towers, and make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dubai, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Al Ain to Dubai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Dubai are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Shopping Nature
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark

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