Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The perfect 7 days itinerary

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, sits off the mainland on an island in the Persian Gulf. Its focus on oil exports and commerce is reflected by the skyline’s modern towers and shopping megacenters such as Abu Dhabi and Marina malls. Beneath white-marble domes, the vast Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque features an immense Persian carpet, crystal chandeliers and capacity for 41,000 worshipers.

What to do in Abu Dhabi?

This 7 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Abu Dhabi. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Discover the Grandeur of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world's largest mosques. Marvel at the stunning architecture and the beautiful white and gold colors that dominate the mosque.

Afternoon

Head to the Emirates Palace, a luxury hotel and one of the most iconic landmarks of Abu Dhabi. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the hotel's restaurants.

Evening

Visit the Corniche, a waterfront promenade offering stunning views of the Arabian Gulf. Enjoy a relaxing walk along the beach.


Day 2: Experience the Thrill of Ferrari World

Morning and Afternoon

Spend the day at Ferrari World, the first Ferrari-branded theme park. Experience the thrill of the world's fastest roller coaster, the Formula Rossa, and enjoy other exciting rides and attractions.

Evening

Head to Yas Marina for dinner. The marina offers a variety of dining options with beautiful views of the yachts and the sea.


Day 3: Explore the Art at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Morning

Visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a museum that brings together works of art from around the world. Explore the museum's vast collection and marvel at the stunning architecture of the building.

Afternoon

Head to Saadiyat Beach Club to relax and enjoy the beautiful beach.

Evening

Enjoy a traditional Emirati meal at a local restaurant.


Day 4: Experience the Traditional Bedouin Lifestyle

Morning and Afternoon

Take a desert safari and experience the traditional Bedouin lifestyle. Enjoy activities like dune bashing, camel riding, and sandboarding. Have a traditional Bedouin lunch in a desert camp.

Evening

Return to the city and relax at your hotel.


Day 5: Visit the Historic Qasr Al Hosn

Morning

Visit Qasr Al Hosn, the oldest stone building in Abu Dhabi. Learn about the history and culture of the UAE through the exhibits in the museum.

Afternoon

Head to the Central Market for some shopping. The market offers a variety of goods, from traditional Emirati crafts to modern electronics.

Evening

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant in the Marina Mall, offering stunning views of the city.


Day 6: Explore the Manarat Al Saadiyat

Morning

Visit Manarat Al Saadiyat, a cultural center that hosts exhibitions, performances, and workshops. Explore the center's galleries and learn about the cultural and artistic development of the UAE.

Afternoon

Head to the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital to learn about the UAE's national bird. Take a tour of the hospital and see the falcons up close.

Evening

Enjoy a relaxing dinner at a restaurant on Yas Island.


Day 7: Relax at the Eastern Mangroves

Morning and Afternoon

Spend the day at the Eastern Mangroves, a natural reserve that offers a variety of activities like kayaking, bird watching, and boat tours. Enjoy the serene environment and the beautiful views of the mangroves.

Evening

Head to the Al Maryah Island for a farewell dinner. The island offers a variety of dining options with beautiful views of the city's skyline.


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