6 Best Day Trips from Dubai
UAE has always been a top destination for tourists around the world due to its spectacular landscape and sky-high buildings. Composed of its local seven emirates, this emerging country has numerous scenic places that are perfect to visit during the day. The trips to these places showcases the beautiful natural scenery and the culture of the country as well.
Here are six (6) day trips that you can take from Dubai to other emirates.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Almost an hour drive from Dubai is the biggest and grandest Mosque in the emirates - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque located in the capital city of the country, Abu Dhabi. Embedded with precious stones, gold slivers, and majestic Swarovski chandeliers that shows the grandeur of the place. It’s the perfect destination if you want to experience firsthand the richness of Islamic culture and the beautiful architecture and design that will surely leave you in awe.
Hatta Water Dam
When you think about Dubai, you will automatically imagine long desert walks, tall buildings, and Date trees all around, but it might be a surprise for you that Dubai has more than the scenic land area to offer but also it has its fair share of aquatic sceneries that you can definitely enjoy. Not only does it offer a different view, but it has many activities that you can enjoy from kayaking, horseback riding, and even mountain biking! Escape the desert and rekindle your childlike sense of adventure in Hatta.
Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain
Tired of the city life? Pack your bags and enjoy the scenic view of the mountains in Jebel Hafeet, located in Al Ain. Immerse yourself in the beautiful scenery of an overlooking view where the city and desert collide into one. Perfect for those who enjoy hiking, Jebel Hafeet is Abu Dhabi’s tallest peak with lots of activities to enjoy as well. Not only does it offer beauty, but it is a great part of the country’s history with archaeological remnants dating back to the Neolithic period. Talk about history and scenery!
Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah
Take a flight in the World’s longest Zip line as certified by the Guinness Book of World Record located in the beautiful mountain park of Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah. The breathtaking view of the mountain and the fun activities in Jebel Jais would make the road trip from Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah all worth it. Choose whether to go on the zip line, ride a sky bike, or get your adrenaline rushing in the maze up to the mountain. Make sure to include this in your day trips if you still haven’t.
Desert Safari, Dubai
Travel a little more but still be in Dubai, as you complete your day trip with a remarkable experience at sea of sand in the rich Desert Safari in Dubai. The sand bashing activity will surely keep your heart pumping fast as you sit tight and hold on as you sway along mountains of sand while defying gravity. Complete your experience with camel riding and Falcon petting while in the sand!
Wildlife Park & Resort, Al Ain
If you think UAE doesn’t have its vast wildlife and animal population, then get ready to be surprised. Visit the Wildlife Park and Resort in Al Ain and get to explore the beauty of wildlife like you’ve never seen it before. Enjoy a parrot show, feed the charming penguins, get up-close and personal with your favorite wildlife animals and reptiles and many more! This is why it is perfect to visit during the day as you get to enjoy the different animals and activities that will make your UAE experience more meaningful.
There are still countless day trip ideas that you can do if you’re travelling from Dubai to other of its equally beautiful neighboring emirates. These are just a few of the best day trips you can take if you ever want to free yourself from the stress of life, or be one with nature - these day trips will make your heart happy and mind be at peace.