11 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

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Dubai
— 6 nights
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Abu Dhabi
— 4 nights
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Dubai — 6 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Get a sense of the local culture at Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort and Al Jahili Fort. Bastakia Quarter and Bin Helal Tower will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Dubai side-trips: Al Ain (Al Ain Oasis, Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, &more). Spend the 26th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, stroll through Dubai Creek, stroll around Jumeirah Public Beach, and browse the exhibits of XVA Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dubai trip maker.

Chennai, India to Dubai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chennai to Dubai, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai in December: high temperatures in Dubai hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi — 4 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Corniche Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Qasr Al Hosn. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, see some colorful creatures with Divers Down, take an in-depth tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi, and play a few rounds at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or fly. In December in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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