10 days in Emirate of Abu Dhabi Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly to Dubai, Shuttle to Al Ain
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Al Ain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Abu Dhabi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Liwa Oasis
— 3 nights
Drive to Abu Dhabi International Airport, Fly to Bengaluru

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Al Ain — 2 nights

The garden city

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 1st (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Al Ain Zoo, make a trip to Al Ain Oasis, then explore the historical opulence of Al Jahili Fort, and finally examine the collection at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Al Ain National Museum, relax in the rural setting at Camel Souk, and then take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Hafeet.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Al Ain tour itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Al Ain is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Abu Dhabi.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Abu Dhabi — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and cool off at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi vacation tool.

Drive from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Abu Dhabi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Liwa Oasis.
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Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Liwa Oasis — 3 nights

Known as the birthplace of the ruling families of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Liwa Oasis is a fascinating cluster of villages and desert oases.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Qutuf Fort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moreeb Dune. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Dhafeer Fort and then buy something for everyone on your list at City Mall.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Liwa Oasis travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Liwa Oasis takes 3 hours. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel back home.
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Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Emirate of Abu Dhabi travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Theme Parks · Safaris
The biggest of the seven emirates making up the United Arab Emirates, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi impresses with innovative architecture, groundbreaking malls, 4D theaters, and tourist resorts offering every amenity under the sun. Beneath all the superlatives, a holiday in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi reveals what makes this nation tick--in vibrant markets, sophisticated museums, sheesha cafes, and developed coastal areas. With about 1.5 million people, the eponymous city of Abu Dhabi is marked by a multicultural society, continuing to draw both new residents and tourists with its modern outlook and an unstoppable desire to keep improving its challenging desert surroundings.
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