8 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

8 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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8 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: Dubai
1
Dubai
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Abu Dhabi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Al Ain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Dubai

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Get some cultural insight at Al Fahidi Fort and Mesquita Jumeirah. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and The Emirates Golf Club. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Jumeirah Public Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, see the interesting displays at Dubai Municipality Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubai day trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dubai. In January, daytime highs in Dubai are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
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Safaris
Jumeirah Mosque ©
Jumeirah Mosque
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve ©
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bur Dubai Grand Mosque and Qasr Al Hosn. Visiting Safaris and Corniche Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, contemplate the long history of Heritage Village, have some family-friendly fun at Dream Aero, and take in the views from Sheikh Zayed Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip planner .

Getting from Dubai to Abu Dhabi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Abu Dhabi can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Bur Dubai Grand Mosque ©
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque
Heritage Village ©
Heritage Village
Safaris

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), examine the collection at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, explore the historical opulence of Al Jahili Fort, stroll around Oasenstadt Al Ain, then soak away your stress at local Arab baths, and finally see the interesting displays at Al Ain National Museum.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Al Ain trip app .

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Al Ain

Museums Spas Baths
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Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort
Oasenstadt Al Ain ©
Oasenstadt Al Ain

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