Abu Dhabi Itinerary 4 Days

Popular 4-Day 3-Nights Itineraries

Recent 4 Day Trip Plans for City

Check out these recently created 4-day Abu Dhabi trip plans by fellow travelers. Get a quick glimpse of the trending attractions, preferred hotels, and tours of Abu Dhabi.

4 Days in Abu Dhabi - Perfect Holiday Guide

Abu Dhabi is an oasis of tourist attractions in the vast desert. If you are planning a trip to Abu Dhabi, then make sure that you have a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of arrival. Citizens of some countries may obtain a visitor’s visa on arrival whereas others will need to apply in advance. With all the necessary documents, you can enter the city and soak yourself in its rich history and unique culture.

As you have only 4 days in Abu Dhabi, you will have to plan everything carefully to make the most of your time. But, there are some things you must keep in mind as it will make traveling easier. Taxis and buses are available at the airport to take you to the center of the city. The rates of these services are reasonably priced, and you do not need to tip drivers. And last but not the least, the currency is UAE dirham and credit and debit cards are accepted almost everywhere.

How to see Abu Dhabi in 4 days?

Day 1 In Abu Dhabi

See what city has to offer

You can start your morning by visiting the Emirates Heritage Club Heritage in the city. This is the recently reconstructed traditional desert village that will give you a glimpse of life in Abu Dhabi before and after the oil boom. Learn about the traditional desert life, visit the museum on the premises, and shop for souvenirs like handmade products or dried herbs.

Head towards Sheikh Zayed Mosque after spending an hour at the Heritage Village. This largest mosque in the country known for its spectacular architecture. Admire its 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers and more than 80 domes that dominate the skyline of the city.

You can stop by Capital Gate that is only 4 kilometers away from the mosque. This majestic skyscraper in the city is 35 stories high and is known for its structure that carries striking lean. Visiting this Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi will give you an opportunity to see how man-made wonders are made.

Spend an evening at the Corniche Road to catch a perfect sunset. This is a stretch of 8 kilometers that is adorned with play areas, charming cafes, restaurants, and parks where you can unwind with your loved ones.

Day 2 In Abu Dhabi

Combine old and modern attractions

Visiting Qasr al-Hosn fort in the morning can be an ideal start of the day. This oldest stone building in the city is home to an interesting museum that will tell you about the history of the country. Constructed in 1761, the fort is historically as well as politically significant. Do not miss a chance to include this site in your Abu Dhabi itinerary for 4 days.

No one can resist the urge to go on a shopping spree while vacationing in Abu Dhabi. Spending an afternoon at Dalma Mall will give you a chance to shop till you drop. With more than 450 stores, food court, and different entertainment centers, this mall attracts thousands of tourists as well as locals throughout the year.

You can visit the Aldar headquarters building in the evening. This circular building, also known as the coin building, has become an iconic landmark that dominates the skyline of Abu Dhabi.

Day 3 In Abu Dhabi

Visit interesting places near Abu Dhabi

Now that you have visited some of the major tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi, you can explore other nearby areas. Al Ain Oasis that is hardly a couple of hours away from the center of the city is UAE’s first curated UNESCO World Heritage site. This largest oasis in Al Ain has become a famous tourist attraction around Abu Dhabi. Wandering through the palm tree plantations is an ideal escape from the chaos of the city. As you have only 4 days/3 nights in Abu Dhabi, you can also visit Al Ain National Museum and Al Ain Palace Museum that is located nearby.

Many people also visit Al Ain Camel Market that is only 8 kilometers away. Those who want to have a glimpse of traditional Arabic life must visit this market. This place is located on the premises of Al Ain Central Market. You can wander around, talk to vendors, and soak yourself in the local flavor.

Day 4 In Abu Dhabi

Spend some fun-filled hours with your loved ones

You can spend an entire day on Yas Island that is only half an hour away from the center of the city. This man-made island is being developed as the leisure and entertainment center with numerous tourist attractions. From Ferrari World to Yas Waterworld, it has everything to keep you entertained for a whole time. You can also visit Yas Beach and Yas Marina Circuit. The island is home to several events and festivals that attract people from all over the world.

The island has one of the largest shopping malls in Abu Dhabi. Yas Mall is equipped with numerous stores, boutiques, and shops that offer regional as well as international brands. You can spend an evening here and shop for your loved ones before heading back to the city.

Now, that you have all the necessary details, start packing your bags and visit Abu Dhabi for a memorable vacation.

Tours in Abu Dhabi Worth Adding to Your 4-Day Trip

The several attractions that Abu Dhabi offers will definitely add up to your experience. Hence, without any delay, book some interesting and fun tours such as

Best Hotels in Abu Dhabi for 4 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Abu Dhabi itinerary 4 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

Looking for a Shorter Trip to Abu Dhabi

If you are looking for shorter itineraries, checkout Abu Dhabi itinerary 2 days or 3 days in Abu Dhabi. Get hints on planning your weekends or long breaks to enjoy the best of Abu Dhabi.

Looking for a Longer Itinerary to Abu Dhabi

Itinerary more than 4 days in Abu Dhabi can give you freedom to explore the city in detail. Taste the best of life at Abu Dhabi. You can explore city on your own or opt for some tours. Explore itineraries for longer holidays like 5 days in Abu Dhabi or 6 days in Abu Dhabi.

Ready to Plan a Abu Dhabi Itinerary 4 Days Now?

Are you now ready with your Abu Dhabi bucket list? Create an itinerary to Abu Dhabi using our Free Trip Planner and check all the attractions off your list.


Explore these 4 Day Itineraries in Cities Nearby