15 days in Western Asia Itinerary

15 days in Western Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Asia travel route planner

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Drive
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
Drive
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
Fly
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Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
Fly to Tabuk, Drive to Petra - Wadi Musa
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive
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Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 2 nights
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Taxi to Aqaba, Ferry to Taba, Foot to Taba Border Passage, Fly to Tel Aviv
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Jerusalem, Israel
— 3 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Get some cultural insight at Al Fahidi Fort and Bastakia Quarter. Kids will appreciate attractions like Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 31st (Wed) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's still lots to do: cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, have some family-friendly fun at Dreamscape, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and don't miss a visit to Heritage House.

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Chennai, India to Dubai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai in March: high temperatures in Dubai hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks · Shopping · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

— 1 night

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.
On the 4th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Al Darmaki Fort, see the interesting displays at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, explore the historical opulence of Al Jahili Fort, then walk around Al Ain Oasis, then see the interesting displays at Al Ain National Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Qasr al Muwaiji.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Al Ain day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Al Ain takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Al Ain

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, contemplate the long history of Qasr Al Hosn, then steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, and finally go for a walk through The Corniche. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

Before you visit Abu Dhabi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Medina, Saudi Arabia

— 2 nights

Radiant City

Most tourism in Medina, the second-holiest city in Islam, comes from pilgrims who visit as part of the Hajj, an annual traditional journey that ends in Mecca.
On the 7th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Ghamamah, and finally contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Koran Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Masjid an Nabawi, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Jannatul Baqi.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Medina trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Abu Dhabi to Medina in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Abu Dhabi to Medina due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

— 1 night
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Petra.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa journey builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Medina to Petra - Wadi Musa in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:
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Wadi Rum, Jordan

— 2 nights
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
On the 10th (Sat), get great views at Lawrence's House and then explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Wadi Rum Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wadi Rum trip planner.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks · Nature · Trails · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

Jerusalem, Israel

— 3 nights

Holy City

Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, get to know the fascinating history of Old City of Jerusalem, admire the landmark architecture of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, delve into the distant past at Western Wall, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of Saint Anne, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Jerusalem Archaeological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Mount, then contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, and finally see the interesting displays at Shrine of the Book.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jerusalem vacation app.

Getting from Wadi Rum to Jerusalem by combination of taxi, ferry, and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14: