Going around Abu Dhabi with an itinerary can be fun. But if you are the type of person who want to roam the place in your own terms, then designing your own itinerary would be the best way for you to enjoy the trip.
It may sound like a crazy idea especially if you are a first-timer, but the key to a perfect DIY itinerary lies on how you can lay out your travel plans, one at a time. Here are some quick tips on how you can engineer your Abu Dhabi tour by yourself.
Research and take notes
The best way to start creating your own itinerary is to do a quick research on what tourist spots you want to visit. List as many as you want. You can also include fun activities, restaurants, attractions, Abu Dhabi Bus Tours and other out-of-the-box destinations on the list.
Narrow down the list
As much as you want to visit all the places in your list, it would take you a month or so the tick each and every destination. Pick the spots and locations that you think would fit around your budget. If you are going as a group, consult your travel buddies and ask them what locations they want to visit. Once you narrow down the places that has the majority of the votes, you already have your list! Do not forget to make the picking session a fun one!
Lay out the plan
The list will just become another list if you don’t have a proper plan. Create a flexible itinerary outlining the dates, time and destinations. You can even include the activities that you can do. But remember to add an extra free day on your travel plan. Most likely, you will discover new attractions and tourist spots that you may want to check out before your departure.
Be a tech-savvy travel-planner
Not only during the trip, but before it happened. You can use apps and websites to help you on finalizing your Dubai travel plans. There are tour sites that offer customized tour packages like thecitysmart.com can help you share your travel plans to friends and provide information on each attraction that you want to visit.
Expected the unexpected
The perfect trip is not about getting on your desired destination on time. The perfect travel plan is all about experiencing the best things that the place can offer and savor each moment of the trip. There will always be unforeseen stops and bumps along the way. Learn to enjoy it and leave room for upsets.