12 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

12 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Bus + 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): browse the different shops at Al Hamra Mall, look for gifts at Al Qasba, then don't miss a visit to Al Majaz Waterfront, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Sharjah Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Arabian Wildlife Center, take an in-depth tour of Heart of Sarjah discovery centre, then kick back and relax at Ajman Beach, and finally examine the collection at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sharjah trip app.

Cairo, Egypt to Sharjah is an approximately 5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in November, expect Sharjah to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Sharjah

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ajman Beach, Al Hamra Mall
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Sharjah Aquarium ©
Sharjah Aquarium
Al Qasba ©
Al Qasba
Arabian Wildlife Center ©
Arabian Wildlife Center

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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Burj Khalifa, get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jumeirah Mosque, and stroll through Dubai Creek.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dubai tour planner.

Dubai is just a stone's throw from Sharjah. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dubai when traveling from Sharjah in November, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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
Safaris

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, see human ingenuity at work at Hatta Water Dam, and then get engrossed in the history at Hatta Heritage Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Hatta itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Hatta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Al Ain.

Things to do in Hatta

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

2
nights
Al Ain

Al Ain ©
A trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert, offers a scenic break from the hum of Abu Dhabi.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Al Ain Zoo, examine the collection at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, get your game on at Al Ain Raceway, then step into the grandiose world of Al Jahili Fort, and finally walk around Al Ain Oasis. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Camel Souk, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Hafeet, and then take an in-depth tour of Qasr al Muwaiji.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Al Ain online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Hatta to Al Ain takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Al Ain

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Al Ain Oasis ©
Al Ain Oasis
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, contemplate the long history of Heritage Village, appreciate the history behind The Founder's Memorial, and make a trip to Observation Deck at 300.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. 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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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

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