52 days in United Arab Emirates, Beirut & Jordan Itinerary

52 days in United Arab Emirates, Beirut & Jordan Itinerary

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Fly to Dubai International Airport, Drive to Fujairah
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Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 8 nights
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Beirut, Lebanon
— 20 nights
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Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
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Aqaba, Jordan
— 3 nights
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Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 3 nights
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 9 nights
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Fujairah, United Arab Emirates — 2 nights

Arabian Jewel

The commercial and business center of the U.A.E., and the largest town along the east coast, Fujairah features busy office buildings, shopping malls, and giant fields of oil containers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Khor Fakkan Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Masafi Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Soolyman Sportfishing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dadna Beach, and then browse the fresh offerings at Friday Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Fujairah day trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Fujairah is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Fujairah to be much warmer, temps between 42°C and 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ras Al Khaimah.
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Shimal and then take in the awesome beauty at Jabal Bil Ays.

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Getting from Fujairah to Ras Al Khaimah by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Fujairah in August, you will find days in Ras Al Khaimah are a bit warmer (50°C), and nights are about the same (34°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Al Ain.
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates — 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.
On the 14th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Bin Helal Tower, then take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Hafeet, then don't miss a visit to Al Ain Clock Tower Park, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Al Ain Zoo.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Al Ain trip 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 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Dubai.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 8 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Al Mamzar Beach Park. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Marina Beach. Go for a jaunt from Dubai to Sharjah to see Al Montazah Parks about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at La Mer, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Gurudwara, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

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Traveling by car from Al Ain to Dubai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in August, and nighttime lows around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Beirut.
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Beirut, Lebanon — 20 nights

Paris of the East

Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Step out of the city life by going to Chir Bay and Tyre Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temples of Baalbek and Ayla Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Iris Beach Club Damour (in Damour), Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Roman Hippodrome (in Sur). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Lazy B Beach Club, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach, and learn about winemaking at Cave Kouroum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Beirut trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Dubai to Beirut takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Beirut is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Beirut reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Amman.
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Amman, Jordan — 2 nights

White City

Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Wadi Finan Art Gallery, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, then steep yourself in history at Roman Theatre, and finally view the masterpieces at Amman Panorama Art Gallery. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins, pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amman trip planner.

You can fly from Beirut to Amman in 4 hours. Traveling from Beirut in September, Amman is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly to Aqaba.
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Aqaba, Jordan — 3 nights

Bride of the Red Sea

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
Relax by the water at South Beach and City Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Berenice Beach Club. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll around Aqaba Marine Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Aqaba holiday maker.

Getting from Amman to Aqaba by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, Aqaba is somewhat warmer than Amman - with highs of 44°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wadi Rum.
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Wadi Rum, Jordan — 3 nights

Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Visiting Wadi Rum Protected Area and Jabal Umm ad Dami will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Desert Guide Camp and Lawrence's House. It doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Wadi Rum Nomads - Day Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Wadi Rum trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Wadi Rum takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan — 2 nights

Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, delve into the distant past at Little Petra, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of the Winged Lions.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa tour app.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. You will leave for Abu Dhabi on the 21st (Wed).
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 9 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
We've included these beaches for you: Corniche Beach and Al Bateen Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Louvre Abu Dhabi. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Qasr Al Watan, take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, browse the different shops at Yas Mall, and admire the landmark architecture of Etihad Towers.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi tour planner.

Fly from Petra - Wadi Musa to Abu Dhabi in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Petra - Wadi Musa to Abu Dhabi due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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United Arab Emirates travel guide

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Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
Though most people associate United Arab Emirates only with Dubai, nicknamed the "City of Gold," the federation of seven emirates boats a surprisingly rich historical and cultural heritage and provides a good starting point for visitors interested in discovering the Middle East. A trip to United Arab Emirates reveals a modern nation with a dynamic atmosphere and a landscape that quickly changes from futuristic cities to remote deserts, mysteriously silent places where only the shifting sand dunes mark the passage of time. Add the eastern coastline to your United Arab Emirates itinerary to find a string of outstanding beaches and some of the finest diving and snorkeling opportunities in the region.
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Jordan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Ruins · Nightlife
For such a small country, Jordan boasts a surprising variety of natural landscapes and urban attractions. A trip to Jordan takes visitors on a journey back to biblical times, when sites like the Dead Sea and the ancient yet astonishingly well-preserved city of Petra seemed to be at the heart of world events. Although covered in rocky deserts, Jordan boasts a good network of roads, which makes sightseeing by car an easy way to discover many of the country's top highlights. Begin your tour of Jordan in Amman, the largest urban center and a major political, cultural, and economic hub of this Middle Eastern kingdom.
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