5 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

5 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Arab Emirates sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Dubai
— 3 nights
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Abu Dhabi
— 1 night

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Dubai

— 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, admire the striking features of Emirates Towers, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubai driving holiday planning site.

Abu Dhabi to Dubai is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Dubai are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

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Abu Dhabi

— 1 night
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mary, Mother of Jesus Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, then steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, and finally go for a walk through The Corniche.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Abu Dhabi road trip planner.

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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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.