Route & dates
15 days in Asia Itinerary
Start: Islamabad, Pakistan
Fly: 8h 30min
Medina, Saudi Arabia— 1 night
Fly + Drive: 5h 45min
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan— 1 night
Drive: 2h 15min
Aqaba, Jordan— 1 night
Drive: 2h 30min
Eilat, Israel— 2 nights
Fly + bus: 3h 15min
Jerusalem, Israel— 2 nights
bus + Fly: 9h 15min
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates— 2 nights
Drive: 1h 30min
Dubai, United Arab Emirates— 4 nights
Fly: 6h 45min
End: Islamabad, Pakistan
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Medina, Saudi Arabia
Most tourism in Medina, the second-holiest city in Islam, comes from pilgrims who visit as part of the Hajj, an annual traditional journey that ends in Mecca.To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Medina trip itinerary planning tool .
Islamabad, Pakistan to Medina is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Islamabad to Medina is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Islamabad in July, things will get a bit warmer in Medina: highs are around 50°C and lows about 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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.On the 3rd (Wed), delve into the distant past at Petra.
Plan trip to Petra - Wadi Musa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
Traveling by combination of flight and car from Medina to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Medina to Petra - Wadi Musa due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Aqaba.
Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa
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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.Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Araba Desert and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.
To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Aqaba trip planner.
Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Aqaba can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Eilat.
Things to do in Aqaba
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At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.On the 5th (Fri), observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.
To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Eilat trip planner .
Eilat is very close to Aqaba. In July, daily temperatures in Eilat can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jerusalem.
Things to do in Eilat
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Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Western Wall, don't miss a visit to The Western Wall Tunnels, then get engrossed in the history at Israel Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Dead Sea, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Gethsemane, then take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.
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Do a combination of flight and bus from Eilat to Jerusalem in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Observation Deck at 300 and Yas Mall. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and snap pictures at Sheikh Zayed Bridge.
To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi online trip maker .
Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jerusalem to Abu Dhabi takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Abu Dhabi due to the time zone difference. July in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 50°C and lows of 37°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dubai.
Things to do in Abu Dhabi
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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 Marina Beach and Sheikh Zayed Road. Fill the 13th (Sat) with excitement at Aquaventure Waterpark. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, take in the waterfront activity at Dubai Marina Yacht Club, admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers, and make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark.
To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dubai route maker website .
Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in July, and nighttime lows around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Dubai
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