Abu Dhabi Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Abu Dhabi

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Abu Dhabi. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Abu Dhabi as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Abu Dhabi.

2 Days in Abu Dhabi - Perfect Weekend Guide

Abu Dhabi, which was known only as the capital of the United Arab Emirates before a decade, has transformed into one of the favorite tourist destinations in the world today. Due to its hot desert climate, the temperatures in Abu Dhabi can exceed 50 degrees Celsius in summer. And that is why November to March is considered to be the best time to visit Abu Dhabi. Do not worry about traveling around in such a hot weather as the city is well-connected by public transport. When you are spending 2 days in Abu Dhabi and want to explore as much as possible, taxis and buses will take you everywhere easily. Follow this itinerary to make traveling easier and have a wholesome experience.

How to spend 2 days in Abu Dhabi?

Day 1 In Abu Dhabi 

Discover what city has to offer

You can enter the first day in Abu Dhabi by visiting one of the iconic landmarks Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Considered to be the largest mosque in the country, this place of worship was built as recently as 2007. Its main attractions are 82 domes along with 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers and over 1,000 columns.

Spend your morning at this peaceful mosque and head towards Qasr al-Hosn fort. This oldest stone building in Abu Dhabi also has a museum on its premises that will help you understand the history of the country. Include this historic site in your Abu Dhabi itinerary for 2 days to step back in time. You can easily spend a couple of hours wandering around and learning about the Old Fort.

There is no better way to spend an evening than shopping in Abu Dhabi. Dalma Mall is nestled in the heart of the city and is the largest shopping center around. Opened in 2010, the mall is home to more than 450 stores making it an ideal site to go on a shopping spree. The mall closes at midnight giving you a plenty of time to explore all the stores. It also has a food court that will satiate your hunger and will keep you energized.

Day 2 In Abu Dhabi

Visit the attractions on Yas Island

Now that you have explored the old parts of the city, it is time to visit other exciting places like Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. With only 48 hours in Abu Dhabi, you must cover famous points of interest. Tucked away on the Yas Island, this amusement park has the world's fastest roller coaster. You can easily spend half a day here enjoying all the rides.

And now that you are on the island, you can also visit other tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi around here. There are numerous places on the island that have made it multi-purpose leisure, shopping, and entertainment center. Visit Yas Waterworld to spend some quality time with your loved ones away from the scorching heat. This is one of the best waterparks in the world and attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year.

Do not forget to stop by Aldar headquarters building in the evening. This unique circular building is first of its kind in the Middle East and can be considered as one of the finest examples of modern architecture. If you come here around sunset, the view of this structure dominating the evening sky will take your breath away.

You can also spend some time at the Corniche Road this 8 kilometers of waterfront stretch has everything from kid’s play areas to cafes and restaurants. It will give you a chance to unwind with your loved ones after a hectic day of wandering around.

This is a unique city with a rich history and culture is an ideal destination for every type of traveler.

Tours and Activities in Abu Dhabi for 2 Days

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Best Hotels in Abu Dhabi for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Abu Dhabi itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

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