8 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

8 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Arab Emirates trip planner

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Dubai
— 2 nights
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Abu Dhabi
— 2 nights
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Dubai
— 3 nights

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Dubai

— 2 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Lion Point, look for gifts at Diana Jewellery Dubai, and then kick back and relax at RIVA -. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Museum of Illusions and then kick back and relax at Al Sufouh Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubai vacation planning site.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Dubai International Airport, Sharjah International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in June, and nighttime lows around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

Abu Dhabi

— 2 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stroll around Umm Al Emarat Park, stay fit while traveling at Saadiyat Beach Club, and then take in the views from Sheikh Zayed Bridge. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Qasr Al Watan and then buy something for everyone on your list at Dalma Mall.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Abu Dhabi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Dubai

— 3 nights

City of Gold

You'll discover tucked-away gems like City Centre Mirdif and Kinokuniya Book Store. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubai: King Faisal Mosque (in Sharjah) and Ajman Beach (in Ajman). See even more of Dubai: laugh and play at TEPfactor Dubai, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Lion Point, take a leisurely stroll along Deira Old Souk Abra Station, and enjoy some diversion at Dubai Autodrome.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dubai travel planner.

Getting from Abu Dhabi to Dubai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus.

Things to do in Dubai

Shopping · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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