12 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

12 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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12 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Sharjah
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Dubai
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hatta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Al Ain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Abu Dhabi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Cairo

1
night
Sharjah

Sharjah ©
Located along the northern coast of the Persian Gulf, Sharjah was named the Middle East's top cultural city by UNESCO in 1998.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Al Hamra Mall, then look for gifts at Al Qasba, then make a trip to Al Majaz Waterfront, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sharjah Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Arabian Wildlife Center, then get engrossed in the history at Heart of Sarjah discovery centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ajman Beach, and finally examine the collection at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sharjah online tour planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Sharjah is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in November: high temperatures in Sharjah hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Sharjah

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Ajman Beach, Al Hamra Mall
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Sharjah Aquarium ©
Sharjah Aquarium
Al Qasba ©
Al Qasba
Al Majaz Waterfront ©
Al Majaz Waterfront

4
nights
Dubai

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, look for gifts at Dubai Gold Souk, and take in the waterfront at Dubai Creek.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dubai trip app .

Dubai is just a stone's throw from Sharjah. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubai when traveling from Sharjah in November, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Hatta.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark ©
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

1
night
Hatta

Hatta ©
Embraced by visitors for its milder climate and captivating landscape, Hatta offers a cool escape from Dubai's heat.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll around Hatta Hill Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hatta Dam, and then get engrossed in the history at Hatta Heritage Village.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hatta journey planner.

Drive from Dubai to Hatta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Al Ain.

Things to do in Hatta

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Hatta Dam ©
Hatta Dam
Hatta Hill Park ©
Hatta Hill Park
Hatta Heritage Village ©
Hatta Heritage Village

2
nights
Al Ain

Al Ain ©
If you need a break from the U.A.E's two mega-cities, take a trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): meet the residents at Al Ain Zoo, see the interesting displays at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, get your game on at Al Ain Raceway, then explore the historical opulence of Al Jahili Fort, and finally stroll around Oasenstadt Al Ain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Camel Souk, take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Hafeet, and then examine the collection at Qasr al Muwaiji.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Al Ain trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Hatta to Al Ain in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Oasenstadt Al Ain ©
Oasenstadt Al Ain
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

3
nights
Abu Dhabi

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.
Abu Dhabi is known for historic sites, theme parks, shopping, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, don't miss a visit to Observation Deck at 300, take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, and browse the different shops at Marina Mall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Abu Dhabi driving holiday planner.

Drive from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Bur Dubai Grand Mosque ©
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

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