6 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

6 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

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6 days in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Itinerary

Philadelphia
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Dubai
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Abu Dhabi
— 1 night
bus + Fly + train:  22​h 30​min
Philadelphia

2
days
Dubai

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the striking features of Emirates Towers and then take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, then get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter, and then browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubai trip itinerary maker.

Philadelphia, USA to Dubai is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Dubai. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in January; daily highs in Dubai reach 76°F and lows reach 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Abu Dhabi.

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The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Dubai Fountains ©
Dubai Fountains

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, then steep yourself in history at Qasr Al Hosn, then admire the striking features of Emirates Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Heritage Village.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Abu Dhabi trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 60°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Emirates Palace ©
Emirates Palace
Heritage Village ©
Heritage Village

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