8 days in Abu Dhabi & Dubai Itinerary

8 days in Abu Dhabi & Dubai Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Abu Dhabi
— 2 nights
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Dubai
— 3 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.
Family-friendly places like Climbing Tours and Nation Riviera Beach Club will thrill your kids. Visiting Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, go for a walk through The Corniche, and pause for some photo ops at The Founder's Memorial.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Abu Dhabi road trip app.

Chennai, India to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 7-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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in February, with highs in Abu Dhabi at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubai.
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Outdoors · Tours · Golf · Adventure
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Dubai — 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Step out of the city life by going to Kite Beach and Al Qudra Cycle Path. Discover out-of-the-way places like OliOli and Buhaira Corniche. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers, catch some excitement at Dreamscape, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dubai trip builder.

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or fly. February in Dubai sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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