8 days in Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah Itinerary

8 days in Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah Itinerary

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Abu Dhabi
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Dubai
— 3 nights
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Sharjah
— 3 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Abu Dhabi online trip builder.

Bengaluru, India to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Abu Dhabi, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. December in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dubai.

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Dubai

— 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Escape the urban bustle at Royal Vision Tourism and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Family-friendly places like Burj Khalifa and Dubai Gold Souk will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, contemplate the waterfront views at Dubai Creek, cool off at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, and admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dubai trip app.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. December in Dubai sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sharjah.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Shopping
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Sharjah

— 3 nights
Located along the northern coast of the Persian Gulf, Sharjah was named the Middle East's top cultural city by UNESCO in 1998.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Al Noor Island. Attractions like Sharjah Aquarium and Al Montazah Parks make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Sharjah with a short trip to Zipline in Ras Al Khaimah, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Al Qasba, make a trip to Souk Al Arsah, get engrossed in the history at Sharjah Heritage Museum, and examine the collection at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sharjah trip itinerary planning tool.

Sharjah is just a stone's throw from Dubai. Traveling from Dubai in December, Sharjah is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sharjah

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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