12 days in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah & Dubai Itinerary

12 days in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah & Dubai Itinerary

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Abu Dhabi
— 4 nights
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Sharjah
— 2 nights
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Dubai
— 5 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Emirates Palace, Liwa Adventure Tours & Safari and Cine Royal Cinema. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Corniche, bet on your favorite at Yas Marina Circuit, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, and steep yourself in history at Qasr Al Hosn.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi trip maker.

New Delhi, India to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from New Delhi to Abu Dhabi, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from New Delhi in December since evenings lows in Abu Dhabi dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Sharjah.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Cine Royal Cinema ©
Cine Royal Cinema
Emirates Palace ©
Emirates Palace
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

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Sharjah

Sharjah ©
Located along the northern coast of the Persian Gulf, Sharjah was named the Middle East's top cultural city by UNESCO in 1998.
Grand Mega Mall Cinema has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Mleiha Archaeological Centre and then catch a movie at Grand Mega Mall Cinema. On the next day, look for gifts at Al Qasba, meet the residents at Sharjah Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, then examine the collection at Sharjah Museums, and finally don't miss a visit to Souk Al Arsah.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sharjah trip planner.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Sharjah takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Sharjah, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Sharjah

Museums · Fun & Games · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Mleiha Archaeological Centre ©
Mleiha Archaeological Centre
Sharjah Aquarium ©
Sharjah Aquarium
Sharjah Museums ©
Sharjah Museums

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Dubai

Dubai ©

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 31st (Thu) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. Spend the 1st (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Burj Khalifa, admire the natural beauty at Dubai Miracle Garden, browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dubai trip itinerary maker.

Dubai is just a short distance from Sharjah. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark ©
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

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