9 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

9 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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9 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: Dubai
1
Dubai
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Abu Dhabi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Al Ain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Dubai

4
nights
Dubai

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Family-friendly places like Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, kick back and relax at Jumeirah Public Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Dubai road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Dubai. In December in Dubai, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark ©
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo ©
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

3
nights
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.
Abu Dhabi is known for historic sites, theme parks, shopping, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, contemplate the long history of Heritage Village, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bur Dubai Grand Mosque.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi online trip builder .

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Bur Dubai Grand Mosque ©
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

1
night
Al Ain

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): examine the collection at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, walk around Oasenstadt Al Ain, then explore the historical opulence of Al Jahili Fort, and finally meet the residents at Al Ain Zoo.

To plan Al Ain vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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Oasenstadt Al Ain ©
Oasenstadt Al Ain
Al Ain Zoo ©
Al Ain Zoo
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort

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