11 days in Middle East Itinerary

11 days in Middle East Itinerary

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11 days in Middle East Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt, Germany
Emirates Airways:  6​h 30​min
1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
2
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
AIDAstella:  16​h
3
Manama, Bahrain
— 1 day
AIDAstella:  17​h
4
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Muscat, Oman
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt, Germany

1
night
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip maker site .

Frankfurt, Germany to Dubai is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in January, expect Dubai to be much warmer, temps between 28°C and 19°C. You'll set off for Abu Dhabi on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Dubai

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yas Links Abu Dhabi and Masdar City. Get a sense of the local culture at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center and Emirates National Auto Museum. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at The Galleria, get to know the resident critters at Emirates Park Zoo, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manama.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
Yas Links Abu Dhabi ©
Yas Links Abu Dhabi
Emirates National Auto Museum ©
Emirates National Auto Museum

1
day
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 31st (Wed), browse the different shops at Moda Mall - Bahrain World Trade Center, browse the different shops at Seef Mall - Seef District, then take an in-depth tour of Bahrain National Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alazizia Birds Kingdom.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manama day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Abu Dhabi to Manama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Abu Dhabi to Manama due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Manama: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Manama

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Alazizia Birds Kingdom
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Moda Mall - Bahrain World Trade Center ©
Bahrain National Museum ©
Bahrain National Museum
Alazizia Birds Kingdom ©
Alazizia Birds Kingdom

2
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

On the 1st (Thu), take in the waterfront at Dubai Creek and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dubai trip planning tool .

Fly from Manama to Dubai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Manama in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Dubai, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Dubai

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Dubai Creek ©
Dubai Creek

few
hours
Muscat, Oman

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pebble Beach and then get in touch with nature with Majan Views.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Muscat day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Dubai to Muscat in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Muscat can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Majan Views ©
Majan Views

2
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
On the 4th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Salwa Zeidan Gallery, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, then buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, and finally take an in-depth tour of Qasr Al Hosn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): browse the different shops at Abu Dhabi Mall and then tee off at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip planner .

Fly from Muscat to Abu Dhabi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Shopping Outdoors Golf
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Abu Dhabi Mall ©
Abu Dhabi Mall
Heritage Village ©
Heritage Village
Abu Dhabi Golf Club ©
Abu Dhabi Golf Club

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