4 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

4 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Arab Emirates vacation planner

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Abu Dhabi
— 1 day
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Dubai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ras Al Khaimah
— 1 night
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Abu Dhabi

— 1 day
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 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Abu Dhabi, then make a trip to Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Abu Dhabi day trip website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Abu Dhabi. In May in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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Dubai

— 2 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort, kick back and relax at Jumeirah Beach, stroll through Umm Suqeim Beach, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally take a memorable drive along Sheikh Zayed Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dubai journey builder.

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ras Al Khaimah.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Spas · Parks · Beaches
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Ras Al Khaimah

— 1 night

Rising Emirate

Nicknamed "the Rising Emirate," Ras Al Khaimah may be an unfamiliar name to many tourists, but has been tipped as the next Dubai thanks to its steady development (along with the rest of the U.A.E.) of luxury resorts, retail districts, and shopping malls.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): play a few rounds at Al Hamra Golf Club and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ras Al Khaimah day trip planning website.

You can drive from Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Dubai in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ras Al Khaimah, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ras Al Khaimah

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Transportation
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United Arab Emirates travel guide

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Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
Though most people associate United Arab Emirates only with Dubai, nicknamed the "City of Gold," the federation of seven emirates boats a surprisingly rich historical and cultural heritage and provides a good starting point for visitors interested in discovering the Middle East. A trip to United Arab Emirates reveals a modern nation with a dynamic atmosphere and a landscape that quickly changes from futuristic cities to remote deserts, mysteriously silent places where only the shifting sand dunes mark the passage of time. Add the eastern coastline to your United Arab Emirates itinerary to find a string of outstanding beaches and some of the finest diving and snorkeling opportunities in the region.