15 days in Emirate of Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah & Emirate of Abu Dhabi Itinerary

15 days in Emirate of Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah & Emirate of Abu Dhabi Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Dubai
— 5 nights
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Ras Al Khaimah
— 3 nights
Drive
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Al Ain
— 1 night
Drive
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Abu Dhabi
— 5 nights
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Dubai

— 5 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Shop till you drop at The Dubai Mall and Dubai Gold Souk. Escape the urban bustle at Jumeirah Public Beach and Dubai Creek. Make the 14th (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 16th (Sat) at some of the best spas. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, cool off at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, buy something for everyone on your list at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubai trip maker app.

Karachi, Pakistan to Dubai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Karachi in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dubai, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ras Al Khaimah.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

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 Qela'a and Scuba & Snorkeling. Go for a jaunt from Ras Al Khaimah to Dibba Al Fujairah to see O2 Spa about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Rak Natures Treasures.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ras Al Khaimah travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubai in October, Ras Al Khaimah is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Al Ain.

Things to do in Ras Al Khaimah

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

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Al Ain

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): slough off your stress at Turkish baths, explore the historical opulence of Al Jahili Fort, then see the interesting displays at Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Al Ain National Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Al Ain online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Ras Al Khaimah to Al Ain in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Al Ain

Baths · Spas · Museums · Historic Sites

Abu Dhabi

— 5 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Visiting Safaris and Divers Down will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Heritage Village. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, contemplate the long history of Qasr Al Hosn, don't miss a visit to The Corniche, and kick back and relax at Yas Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Emirate of Dubai travel guide

4.2
Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
City of Gold
Essentially a desert city with a stunningly advanced urban infrastructure, Emirate of Dubai is one of the seven United Arab Emirates. Home to many different cultures from around the world, Dubai resembles a city-state boasting remarkably diverse culinary and shopping scenes. Its unique position on the Persian Gulf means you can combine both coastal attractions and sophisticated urban delights. Dubai tourism thrives largely thanks to a progressive atmosphere, making it easy for tourists to experience all this city has to offer. Sightseeing in Dubai is hassle-free thanks to what is arguably the best public transport system in the Middle East. Start with Bastakiya district, the last pocket of "Old Dubai" and home to many buildings designed in the traditional style.

Emirate of Abu Dhabi travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping Malls
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.