10 Beautiful Places You Don’t Want To Miss When Visiting UAE in 2019
27 June, 2019

10 Beautiful Places You Don’t Want To Miss When Visiting UAE in 2019

Apart from being the world’s popular hub for business and commerce, the United Arab Emirates is one among the traveler’s favorite destination for city breaks. UAE is home for not mere shopping centers, notable resorts, and eateries but also for attractive natural landscapes; with the perpetual blend of tradition and modernity.

The landmark holiday destinations of UAE such as the Burj Khalifa, and unique architecture of the Capital city of Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque together makes UAE, the topmost luxurious destination.

In terms of accessibility, the national airports of UAE are welcoming millions of tourists on a daily basis with visas for around 30 countries available on arrival.

Now let us look for the best UAE vacation packages amidst the skyscrapers, shopping malls, and sandy shores. Explore the rich Bedouin past and starry nights at desert plains along with the visit to iconic forts which guarded the coastline long before the domination of worldly skyscrapers.  

The desert topography begins where the shadow of the luxurious hectic cityscape ends. Have a look at the iconic locations across the UAE which arouses the wanderlust within you!

1.Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa tours

Being one of the iconic structures of the United Arab Emirates, Burj Khalifa remains the stand-alone pride of the luxurious city of Dubai. Apart from being the world’s tallest structure, it also upholds the credits of being the world’s tallest freestanding structure, having the highest observation deck and elevator with the longest travel distance in the world.

Never miss your turn to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the city of Dubai from the elevations up on the observatory deck once you make your visit to this skyscraper.

2.Palm Jumeirah

Palm Island

The artificial archipelago of the City of Dubai is home for glitzy hotels, luxurious apartment towers, and world-class restaurants. The high angle views of the island resemble a stylized palm tree and it is well developed with roads, tunnels and public transport.

Atlantis, The Palm and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray are some of the posh hotels which persist as the stand-alone pride of the island. The Palm Jumeirah monorail connects the island with the mainland.

3.Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Sheikh zayed mosque visit

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the colossal architecture of the capital city which reflects Islamic culture. The spectacular architecture welcomes travel lovers with its incredible beauty. You can enjoy the harmonious blend of contemporary design and ancient styles to generate a new elucidation of Islamic architecture.

The interior of the mosque is exquisite with gold, mosaic tiles, marble, and glass work. And the exterior constructed with glitzy white stone marbles would never fail to dazzle.

4.Hajar Mountains

hajar mountains

The Hajar mountain ranges are noted for its twisting roller-coaster roads along with spectacular scenery connecting the region’s villages. The region offers plenty of adventures including hiking, trekking, and bird watching as well. The picturesque valleys and riverbeds also form splendid spots to explore.

5.Sharjah Art Museum

Sharjah Art Museum

It is known for its most diverse art collection in the United Arab Emirates located at Sharjah city. The collection of works by Arabic as well as European artists add glory to the museum artifacts. It conducts temporary exhibitions throughout the year.  

6.Jebel Hafeet

Jebel Hafeet

The Emirate’s highest peak Jebel Hafeet rising up to 1,240 meters becomes a guard over Al Ain and borders the Sultanate of Oman. It is the second highest peak of the UAE which is forged out of rocky limestone which has been weather-beaten over years ago.

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The significant collection of fossils has been discovered from this region and it forms the history of the town. You can also explore around 500 ancient burial tombs at the foothills which are dating back 5,000 years.

The sumptuous desert panoramas welcome you all the way up to the top on the winding paths. After the twisting mountain road drive, you can also see the never-ending terrains of the desert.

7.Bastakia

Bastakia

The one who visits Dubai should not miss the last remaining splinter of Old Dubai – Al Bastakia. You can witness buildings in typical Arabian architectural style and many wind towers. Enter into various museums to marvel at its interiors. Also, visit mosques and other segments of the original Dubai city wall.

8.The Desert

liwa desert in abudhabi

There are plenty of things to do in the desert terrains including the dune-buggy journeys, sandboarding, hiking and camel treks. The desert safaris to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, and all other Emirates are excellent bases for sightseeing and adventures.

The Bedouin camp activities always add to your desert safari activities. The trips to desert plains are one among the best of UAE vacation packages.

9.Beaches

sandy beach Madinat Jumeirah

The travel buffs have plenty of choices between the high-rise coast of Dubai, the golden sand beaches of Abu Dhabi and the wilder beaches of the Emirate of Fujairah and the like.

Many luxurious hotels of the UAE have private patches of sand. It can be accessed by the non-guests for a day fee. Water-sports such as diving, jet skiing, stand up paddleboarding and snorkeling are also available at the coastline of UAE.  

10.Dubai Creek and Dhow Ride

dubai Dhow Ride

Dubai Creek is the part where the history of the town lies. The best way to explore the ultramodern city of all times is from the beautiful dhows that ply over the Creek.

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The sunset cruises are the best as it gives you a glimpse of night lights which brightens the skyscrapers in the dusk. Ablas (local ferries) are also available between Bur Dubai and Deira.

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2019 holiday tour destinations of UAE

Norah Peterson

Norah Peterson is a Content Writer by profession and a passionate globetrotter at heart. She began her career in Journalism and eventually evolved as a travel blogger in late 2012. Norah is keen on scribbling the life experiences that she bagged from infinite journeys. Her immense desire to roam around the world and to know new cultures always reflects in her writings

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