40 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

40 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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40 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: Dubai
1
Dubai
— 18 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Abu Dhabi
— 20 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Dubai

18
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Dubai

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Al Badiyah Mosque (in Al Badiyah), Al Ain (Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, & more) and Sharjah (Souk Al Arsah, Sharjah Heritage Museum, & more). Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 27th (Thu) at Aquaventure Waterpark. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, contemplate the waterfront views at Dubai Creek, make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, and admire the landmark architecture of Burj Al Arab.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubai online attractions planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Dubai. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sharjah, Al Ain, Al Badiyah Mosque, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Fountain ©
The Dubai Fountain
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall

20
nights
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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Tue) at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Eastern Mangrove Lagoon National Park. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, browse the different shops at Marina Mall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Green Mubazzarah.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Abu Dhabi online travel route planner .

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Jahili Moschee
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Safaris
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
Emirates Palace ©
Emirates Palace

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