18 days in Abu Dhabi & Islamabad Itinerary

18 days in Abu Dhabi & Islamabad Itinerary

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 10 nights
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Islamabad, Pakistan
— 7 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 10 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Abu Dhabi: Al Ain (Al Jahili Fort, Al Ain Oasis, &more). Spend the 4th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Corniche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, contemplate the long history of Heritage Village, and browse the different shops at Marina Mall.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary planning website.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Abu Dhabi International Airport, Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Islamabad.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Tours · Parks

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Islamabad, Pakistan

— 7 nights
The country's capital since 1963, Islamabad has the look and feel of a planned administrative city because, by and large, that's exactly what it is.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Islamabad: Nathia Gali (Dunga Gali Pine Line Track & Mukshpuri Peak), Karakoram Highway (in Hassan Abdal) and Dharmarajika Stupa And Monastery (in Taxila). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Margalla Hills, admire the engineering at Rawal Lake, hike along Trail 5, and take some stellar pictures from Daman-e-Koh.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Islamabad itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Abu Dhabi to Islamabad in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) is 1 hour. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in December, plan for slightly colder days in Islamabad, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Islamabad

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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