Four nights in Abu Dhabi, five nights in Dubai, and three nights in Ras Al Khaimah
Fly from the UK to Abu Dhabi where you'll spend the first four nights. This fascinating emirate is packed to the brim with sights and attractions; from Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Louvre Abu Dhabi to Yas Island’s Ferrari World Dubai, Warner Bros World, and Yas Waterworld. Get up close to iconic birds of prey at Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital and visit over 13,000 freely-roaming animals at Sir Bani Yas Island’s 10,000-acre wildlife reserve.
Dubai is your destination for the next five nights. Plenty time to relax on Jumeirah Beach and enjoy Palm Jumeirah’s glitzy beach clubs and nightclubs. The impressive Burj Khalifa boasts 160 stories, while the adjoining Burj Khalifa Lake is home to the spectacular Dubai Fountain’s water jets and lights. Pay a visit to Ras Al Khor nature reserve to see the amazing pink flamingos or encounter flora, fauna, and falcons at Dubai Desert Conservation Centre.
Ras Al Khaimah is the finale of your trip, where you'll enjoy a trio of nights. You'll be spoilt for choice on what to see and do - explore Dhayah Fort, Jazirat al-Hamra, and the village of Shimal; visit Ras Al-Khaimah National Museum, ride the zipline to the summit of Jebel Jais, and enjoy the Arctic-themed rides at Iceland Water Park or the mineral-rich hot pools at Khatt Springs. On Day 13, you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight back to the UK with many memories to treasure.
4 nights - Ramada DownTown Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi
Fly from the UK to Abu Dhabi. On arrival, transfer to your chosen hotel for a four-night stay.
The capital of United Arab Emirates; Abu Dhabi sits on the Arabian Gulf and boasts a skyline of modern skyscrapers and futuristic shopping malls complemented by ancient souks, luxury spas, top-class golf courses, and a myriad of green spaces. Culture fans head to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque’s with its onion-top domes, reflective pools, iconic prayer hall, and the world’s biggest chandelier and carpet and also to admire the diverse artworks on display at the spectacular Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Thrill seekers make a beeline to Yas Island’s Ferrari World Dubai, Warner Bros World, and Yas Waterworld. Get up close to iconic birds of prey at Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital and visit over 13,000 freely-roaming animals at Sir Bani Yas Island’s 10,000-acre wildlife reserve. Soak up citywide vistas from Observation Deck at 300, see the world’s largest uninterrupted sand desert - Rub’ al Khali, go kayaking through Mangrove National Park, and spot pink flamingos at Al Wathba Wetland Reserve.
5 nights - Hyatt Regency Dubai - Dubai
Transfer to Dubai, where you'll check into your chosen hotel for the next five nights.
The iconic emirate of Dubai is renowned for its shopping scene, captivating modern architecture, and vibrant nightlife. It's often described as Las Vegas without the casinos, due to its super-sized hotels, amusement parks, aquariums, designer cars, and luxury yachts. Relax on the golden sandy shores of Jumeirah Beach and the Persian Gulf or spend time on the tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah to discover glitzy beach clubs and decadent nightclubs with DJ sets.
The tallest structure and building in the world is a must-visit; the Burj Khalifa boasts 160 stories, while the adjoining man-made Burj Khalifa Lake is home to the spectacular Dubai Fountain with its water jets and lights choreographed to music. Shop until you drop at Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates. Pay a visit to Ras Al Khor nature reserve to see the amazing pink flamingos and migratory birds or encounter the flora, fauna, and falcons up close at Dubai Desert Conservation Centre.
3 nights - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ras Al Khaimah - Ras Al Khaimah
Transfer to Ras Al Khaimah, where you'll check into your chosen hotel for the final three nights.
Ras Al Khaimah is the northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates and is famous for its beaches overlooking the Arabian Gulf. With a stunning backdrop of the Hajar Mountains, this city is also just a short distance from the busy metropolis of Dubai. Explore the ancient ruins of the 16th-century mud-brick Dhayah Fort, the abandoned fishing village of Jazirat al-Hamra, and the pre-Islamic tombs and settlement at the village of Shimal.
Discover the collection of archaeological and ethnological artefacts at Ras Al-Khaimah National Museum or, for the ultimate thrill, ride the world's longest zipline to the summit of Jebel Jais for jaw-dropping vistas. Cool down on a hot day on the Arctic-themed rides at Iceland Water Park or, as a contrast, enjoy the relaxing and therapeutic properties of the mineral-rich hot pools at Khatt Springs. Get up close to wildlife at RAK Zoo or indulge in retail therapy at the premium Manar Mall.