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

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.
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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): walk around Umm Al Emarat Park, get outside with Saadiyat Beach Club, and then snap pictures at Sheikh Zayed Bridge. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Qasr Al Watan and then browse the different shops at Dalma Mall.

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Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dubai.
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Dubai — 3 nights

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

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 taxi.
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