15 days in Bahrain, Oman & United Arab Emirates Itinerary

15 days in Bahrain, Oman & United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manama, Bahrain
— 2 nights
2
Muscat, Oman
— 2 nights
3
Nizwa, Oman
— 1 night
4
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
5
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
6
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights

2
nights
Manama, Bahrain

Manama ©
Bahrain's capital and largest city, Manama serves as a commercial and financial hub, keeping pace with other Gulf capitals dominating this part of the world.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khamis Mosque, make a splash at The Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park, and then delve into the distant past at Qal'at al-Bahrain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque), then get engrossed in the history at Bahrain National Museum, then see the interesting displays at Beit Al Qur'an, and finally browse the different shops at Moda Mall - Bahrain World Trade Center.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manama trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Manama is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Arabian Standard Time (AST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in November: high temperatures in Manama hover around 32°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Manama

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Qal'at al-Bahrain ©
Qal'at al-Bahrain
The Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park ©
The Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park
Bahrain National Museum ©
Bahrain National Museum

2
nights
Muscat, Oman

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Qurum Beach, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Oman, then examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Corniche, step into the grandiose world of Al Alam Palace, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pebble Beach, and finally play a few rounds at M&N Tours.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Muscat visit planner.

You can fly from Manama to Muscat in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manama to Muscat due to the time zone difference. November in Muscat sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nizwa.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Muscat Governorate
Highlights from your plan
M&N Tours ©
M&N Tours
The National Museum of Oman ©
The National Museum of Oman
Bait Al Zubair ©
Bait Al Zubair

1
night
Nizwa, Oman

Nizwa ©
Once the capital of the sultanate, Nizwa stands as one of the longest-established urban areas in the country, and has retained its traditional core.
On the 7th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Nizwa Fort, then steep yourself in history at Falaj Daris Park, then explore the ancient world of Bahla Fort, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Nizwa Souk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nizwa trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muscat to Nizwa. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Muscat in November, with highs in Nizwa at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Al Ain.

Things to do in Nizwa

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
 Nizwa Fort ©
Nizwa Fort
Bahla Fort ©
Bahla Fort
Nizwa Souk ©
Nizwa Souk

1
night
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain ©
A trip to Al Ain, a refreshing oasis of green amid the harsh desert, offers a scenic break from the hum of Abu Dhabi.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): experience rural life at Camel Souk, examine the collection at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Al Jahili Fort, then stroll around Al Ain Oasis, and finally see the interesting displays at Al Ain National Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Al Ain trip builder tool.

Getting from Nizwa to Al Ain by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Al Ain

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum ©
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
Al Ain Oasis ©
Al Ain Oasis
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort

3
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Spend the 11th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, appreciate the history behind The Founder's Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Qasr Al Hosn.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The Corniche ©
The Corniche
Yas Marina Circuit ©
Yas Marina Circuit

4
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Spend the 13th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, and browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dubai road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Dubai sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Al Fahidi Fort ©
Al Fahidi Fort

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