12 days in Western Asia Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Abu Dhabi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Dubai
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Sharjah
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Ras Al Khaimah
— 3 nights
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Abu Dhabi — 1 night

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through The Corniche, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi online trip itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. When traveling from Bengaluru in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Abu Dhabi: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Dubai.
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Dubai — 4 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Your day by day itinerary now includes SeaRide Dubai as well as Ride in Dubai Watersports. Visiting Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and Sheikh Zayed Road will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Burj Khalifa and Wild Wadi Waterpark will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, see Off-Road Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bastakia Quarter, and admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dubai online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stop by Al Qasba, then contemplate the waterfront views at Buhaira Corniche, and then kick back and relax at Ajman Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Al Majaz Waterfront, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sharjah Aquarium, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Al Noor Island.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharjah day trip planning tool.

Sharjah is just a short distance from Dubai. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sharjah when traveling from Dubai in February, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ras Al Khaimah.
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Ras Al Khaimah — 3 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.
Get outdoors at Al Boom Diving and Zipline. Kids will appreciate attractions like Jabal Bil Ays and Ice Land Water Park. There's more to do: browse the different shops at Al Hamra Mall.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ras Al Khaimah trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Sharjah to Ras Al Khaimah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In February in Ras Al Khaimah, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
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