20 days in Islamabad, Doha & Dubai Itinerary

20 days in Islamabad, Doha & Dubai Itinerary

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Islamabad, Pakistan
— 3 nights
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Doha, Qatar
— 5 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 11 nights
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Islamabad, Pakistan — 3 nights

The country's capital since 1963, Islamabad has the look and feel of a planned administrative city because, by and large, that's exactly what it is.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Margalla Hills and Daman-e-Koh. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pakistan Monument Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Bird Aviary, admire the striking features of Islamabad Stock Exchange Tower, and appreciate the history behind Pakistan monument.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Islamabad route builder site.

Lahore to Islamabad is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Doha.
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Doha, Qatar — 5 nights

Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Bring the kids along to Museum of Illusions and Souq Waqif. Explore Doha's surroundings by going to Al Khor Park (in Al Khor) and Mesaieed (Khor Al Udaid Beach & Sealine Beach). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Islamic Art, see the interesting displays at Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art, walk around Aspire Park, and enjoy some diversion at MIA Park.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Doha day trip app.

Getting from Islamabad to Doha by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Arabian Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Islamabad in November, things will get a bit warmer in Doha: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Dubai.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 11 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Burj Khalifa and Wild Wadi Waterpark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Abu Dhabi (Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity), Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more), Al Ain (Qasr al Muwaiji, Al Jahili Fort, &more) and Sharjah (Sharjah Museums, Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Sat) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, browse the different shops at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sharjah Aquarium, and get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dubai trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Doha to Dubai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doha to Dubai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Dubai. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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