9 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

9 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

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9 days in United Arab Emirates Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Abu Dhabi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Dubai
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Colombo

2
nights
Abu Dhabi

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.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, then get in on the family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and then view the masterpieces at Folklore Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, then steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, and finally appreciate the history behind The Founder's Memorial.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary builder website .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colombo to Abu Dhabi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Colombo in December, with highs in Abu Dhabi at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Marina Mall ©
Marina Mall

6
nights
Dubai

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Do your shopping at The Dubai Mall and Dubai Spice Souk. Kids will appreciate attractions like Wild Wadi Waterpark and Jumeirah Public Beach. Step out of Dubai to go to Sharjah and see Heart of Sharjah, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, take a memorable drive along Sheikh Zayed Road, take in the waterfront at Dubai Creek, and take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubai visit app .

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Dubai sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Shopping Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sharjah
Highlights from your plan
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark ©
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

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