Route & dates
Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates— 8 nights
Fly + Train: 9 h 30 min
London, United Kingdom— 51 nights
Train + Fly: 9 h 30 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
City of Gold
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.Venture out of the city with trips to Al Ain (Al Jahili Fort & Al Ain Oasis) and Abu Dhabi (Qasr Al Hosn, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jumeirah Mosque, and cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark.
To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip planner.
If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Dubai International Airport, Sharjah International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to London.
Things to do in Dubai
Abu Dhabi, Al Ain
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London, United Kingdom
The Square Mile
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.Change things up with these side-trips from London: Bourton-on-the-Water (Greystones Farm, The Cotswold Brewing Company, &more), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Chipping Campden (St Eadburgha’s Church, St. James' Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, walk around Hyde Park, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.
To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planner.
Do a combination of flight and train from Dubai to London in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 4 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in April, with highs in London at 15°C and lows at 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Things to do in London
Cheltenham, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh, Tetbury
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