9 days in Al Ain & Salalah Itinerary

9 days in Al Ain & Salalah Itinerary

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9 days in Al Ain & Salalah Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Salalah, Oman
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

5
nights
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Jebel Hafeet and Hatta Mountain Bike Trail Centre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Al Jahili Fort and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Get out of town with these interesting Al Ain side-trips: Hatta (Hatta Dam & Hatta Heritage Village) and Fujairah (Al Hayl Castle, Fujairah Historic Fort, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll around Oasenstadt Al Ain, relax in the rural setting at Camel Souk, buy something for everyone on your list at Bawadi Mall, and make a trip to Al Murabba Fort.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Al Ain attractions planner .

Dubai to Al Ain is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salalah.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hatta, Fujairah
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Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort
Jebel Hafeet ©
Jebel Hafeet
Hatta Dam ©
Hatta Dam

3
nights
Salalah, Oman

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nabi Ayoub's Tomb and Sumhuram Old City. Relax by the water at Al Mughsail Beach and Al Fizayah Beach. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Wadi Darbat, explore the ancient world of The Frankincense Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Mosque, and Head underground at Marneef Cave.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salalah trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Al Ain to Salalah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach
Wadi Darbat ©
Wadi Darbat
Marneef Cave ©
Marneef Cave

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