12 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

12 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

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Dubai
— 7 nights
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Abu Dhabi
— 3 nights
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Dubai

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Secret Room, LEGOLAND Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Kite Beach by Meraas. Explore Dubai's surroundings by going to Abu Dhabi (Etihad Towers, Observation Deck at 300, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the landmark architecture of Dubai Frame, and get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubai online itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Dubai International Airport, Sharjah International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Dubai can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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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 Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Mangrove National Park. On the 21st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, then find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mangrove National Park, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Nation Riviera Beach Club, appreciate the history behind The Founder's Memorial, and then admire the striking features of Etihad Towers.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in October, and nighttime lows around 31°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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