With Eid Al-Fitr holiday just around the corner, you may want to go to a place to rest and relax with your loved ones. If you have that feeling of jumping into your car, playing your favorite tunes and hitting the road for exploring something new.
So, drive down to these 6 iconic destinations from Dubai that will thrill you and get ready to enjoy the heavenly experience with all kinds of adventures!
1. Salalah, Oman:
If you think that the Middle East is all about deserts then you haven’t heard about Salalah where you can enjoy spectacular greenery that blankets the Dhofar mountain range in the upcoming 4 months. Be ready to watch the scenic views along the drive to this Omani city. The road trip to Salalah is a must if you prefer a long drive along with gorgeous views to watch.
2. Dibba, Al Fujairah:
Dibba is one of the most fascinating destinations that you must visit this Eid. Located on the northeast part of the UAE, Dibba Al-Fujairah is known to be the second largest city in the emirate of Fujairah. It is also reputed for its historical places that are worth a visit.
3. Liwa Oasis, Abu Dhabi:
Take your 4x4 off-road in Liwa for a real off-road adventure. Well, the Empty Quarter, a vast endless stretch of undeveloped land is worth the ride. Even the non-SUV owners can enjoy in Liwa with desert landscape on either side. This is a must-visit destination if you are a desert lover. You can also book yourself a room in the reputed hotel, Tilal Liwa, situated right at the edge of desert.
4. Musandam, Oman:
Take the wonderful road trip to Musandam that is sure to impress you. Musandam offers spectacular views along with delighting you with extreme adventures of all kinds like cliff jumping from a wadi, canyoning in the wadis, etc. The most popular wadis are Wadi Shab, Wadi Rawdah and Rawdah Bowl. You can also enjoy camping in Musandam while watching the magnificent views of the mountains alongside.
5. Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain:
The second highest peak of the UAE rising 1,240 metres, Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain is recognized as one of the world’s greatest driving roads. Once you reach the top, you will be blessed with the most stunning views over Al Ain. The sunrise view is a true delight to watch from the top. Located on Hafeet Mountain at 915 m above sea level, you can stay at Mercure Grand, a luxurious oasis resort that has the most elegant architecture. Enjoy your lunch on the terrace while watching the magnificent views of the city.
6. Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah:
Jebel Jais is one of the best mountains in the UAE especially if you are road trip enthusiast, you will love to drive along its neat curves while watching the breath-taking views. Jebel Jais, the highest peak in the UAE has gained immense popularity in the UAE and is known to be the most visited destination of Ras Al Khaimah. So, put your favorite track on and be ready for a thrill ride and once you reach the top, don’t forget to capture the mesmerizing views especially if you reach there at dusk. You can also enjoy overnight camping and BBQ at the top of Jebel Jais Mountain.
We hope you have the most thrilling and enjoyable experience this Eid!