11 days in Western Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Arab Emirates trip planner
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Abu Dhabi
— 2 nights
Bus to Ibn Battuta Metro Station 2, Subway to Dubai
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Dubai
— 2 nights
Bus
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Sharjah
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ras Al Khaimah
— 2 nights
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Abu Dhabi — 2 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Safaris and Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and browse the different shops at Marina Mall.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi route maker site.

Chennai, India to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chennai in August; daily highs in Abu Dhabi reach 50°C and lows reach 37°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubai.
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Dubai — 2 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dubai trip planner.

Drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or fly. In August in Dubai, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 38°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Sharjah.
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Sharjah — 2 nights

Located along the northern coast of the Persian Gulf, Sharjah was named the Middle East's top cultural city by UNESCO in 1998.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Noor Mosque, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sharjah Aquarium, then find something for the whole family at Al Montazah Parks, and finally examine the collection at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ajman Beach, then stop by Al Qasba, and then make a splash at Dreamland Aqua Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sharjah online itinerary maker.

Sharjah is just a short distance from Dubai. In August, daily temperatures in Sharjah can reach 50°C, while at night they dip to 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ras Al Khaimah.
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Ras Al Khaimah — 2 nights

Rising Emirate

Nicknamed "the Rising Emirate," Ras Al Khaimah may be an unfamiliar name to many tourists, but has been tipped as the next Dubai thanks to its steady development (along with the rest of the U.A.E.) of luxury resorts, retail districts, and shopping malls.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Jabal Bil Ays. Bring the kids along to Zipline and Ice Land Water Park. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Fish Market and browse the different shops at Al Hamra Mall.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ras Al Khaimah trip maker.

You can drive from Sharjah to Ras Al Khaimah in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Ras Al Khaimah, expect temperatures between 50°C during the day and 34°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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