7 days in Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah Itinerary

7 days in Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah Itinerary

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Abu Dhabi
— 2 nights
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Dubai
— 2 nights
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Sharjah
— 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.
On the 12th (Fri), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and then get in on the family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Abu Dhabi road trip planner.

Chennai, India to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chennai to Abu Dhabi, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chennai in August; daily highs in Abu Dhabi reach 50°C and lows reach 37°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling 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.
On the 14th (Sun), make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then admire the striking features of Burj Khalifa. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can 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. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in August, and nighttime lows around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car 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 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Souk Al Arsah, get in on the family fun at Al Montazah Parks, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sharjah Aquarium, and finally step off the mainland to explore Al Noor Island. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Fishing with Captain Hook, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ajman Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sharjah trip planning tool.

Sharjah is just a short distance from Dubai. In August in Sharjah, expect temperatures between 50°C during the day and 36°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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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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