Top 6 Places To Explore In UAE This Long Weekend

UAE has so many hidden gems you can travel to for a weekend getaway. It is literally a blessing to find a good place to visit during a long weekend. The EID long weekend is just around the corner, so team GulfBuzz is here with a list of places you can visit this long weekend. All the places mentioned below are in the UAE, so you don’t have to worry about covid testing, quarantine or any of that:

1. Fossil Dunes, AUH

A whole ecosystem can be found here consisting of reptiles, mammals and birds. These structures have many crevices and cracks in them. Some of them are more than 1000 years old!

2. Private Farms, RAK

The northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates is also the home of the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah. It occupies a century-old fort and features many archaeological and regional history exhibits.

3. Shark Island, Khorfakkan

This beach in Khorfakkan is like a dream come true for beach enthusiasts out there. Snorkelling, swimming and scuba diving are just some of the activities that you can enjoy here. If you are lucky, while scuba diving you can get sight of some majestic marine creatures like sea turtles, Arabian angelfish, rays, eels and sea anemones.

4. Rainbow Mountains, Fujairah (Spectrum Hike)

If you ever dream about going on a hike, this place is for you! Located in Fujairah, this place is literally a sight for sore eyes and a perfect way to spend your weekend.

5. Khatt Village, RAK

Known for its Khatt Hot Springs, this place in Ras Al Khaimah is one of the most popular thermal pools. The archaeological sites around the area include some 19th-century mud-brick forts and prehistoric stone tombs.

6. Jabel Jais, RAK

Jabel Jais is a mountain of the Hajar range which is in Ras Al Khaimah and also in Oman. The highest point of this mountain in the United Arab Emirates is at 1,892 m (6,207 ft) above sea level.

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