15 days in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore & United Arab Emirates Itinerary

15 days in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore & United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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15 days in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore & United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: Baghdad, Iraq
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
3
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Baghdad, Iraq

3
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Relax by the water at Bagan Lalang Beach and Bagan Pinang Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Putra Mosque and Batu Caves. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuala Lumpur: Pantai Redang (in Sekinchan), Pantai Remis (in Kapar) and Muzium Tentera Darat (in Port Dickson). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thean Hou Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Kelanang Beach, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions, and steep yourself in history at Kuala Lumpur City Gallery.

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Baghdad, Iraq to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Baghdad in December, expect Kuala Lumpur to be much warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Port Dickson, Pantai Kelanang Beach, Bagan Lalang Beach, Pantai Redang, Putra Mosque
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Battlebox and National Gallery Singapore. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and The Helix Bridge will appeal to history buffs. When in Singapore, make a side trip to see Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island, approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through East Coast Park, identify plant and animal life at Jurong Bird Park, trek along The Southern Ridges, and examine the collection at Peranakan Museum.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Singapore travel planner .

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daytime highs in Singapore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Singapore

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Battlebox ©
Battlebox
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
East Coast Park ©
East Coast Park

3
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Corniche Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Louvre Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Public Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bur Dubai Grand Mosque, join the crowd at Yas Marina Circuit, contemplate the long history of Qasr Al Hosn, and make a trip to Observation Deck at 300.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi trip tool .

Getting from Singapore to Abu Dhabi by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Singapore to Abu Dhabi. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Abu Dhabi to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
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Louvre Abu Dhabi ©
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Safaris
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque ©
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Hafeet, see the interesting displays at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Al Jahili Fort, and finally walk around Oasenstadt Al Ain.

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Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Jebel Hafeet ©
Jebel Hafeet
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

2
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
On the 1st (Wed), stroll around Jumeirah Public Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara, and finally take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): play a few rounds at The Track, Meydan Golf, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Al Qudra Cycle Path, and then go for a walk through The Walk at JBR.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dubai trip maker tool .

You can drive from Al Ain to Dubai in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Dubai, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Jumeirah Public Beach ©
Jumeirah Public Beach
Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara ©
Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara
Al Fahidi Fort ©
Al Fahidi Fort

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