UAE offers tourists several things to do ranging from sightseeing, activities, shopping and restaurants to excursions and tours. There are several mosques, historic landmarks, and ancient archaeological sites,...
UAE offers tourists several things to do ranging from sightseeing, activities, shopping and restaurants to excursions and tours. There are several mosques, historic landmarks, and ancient archaeological sites, traditional houses along with artificial beaches and theme parks that are worth visiting.
Jumeira Mosque (Dubai), Fort of Sharjah (Sharjah), the Sharjah Heritage Museum (Sharjah), Jumeirah Beach (Dubai) and Kite Beach (Dubai) are some of the popular places in the country.
Additionally, one can engage in wide assortment of outdoor as well as water activities like diving, snorkelling, golfing, horse racing and camel racing. Other popular activities are desert safari, sand-skiing, dune bashing and wadi-driving. Tourists can also engage in bird watching as the country is one of the top four destinations for bird watching with more than 400 species of birds.
Visitors can indulge in shopping at the many malls, such as Al Wahda Mall (Abu Dhabi) and Safeer Mall (Ajman). The Dubai shopping festival is one of the biggest shopping festivals organised in the months of January and February for a period of 32 days. Tax free shopping is one of the major attractions of UAE.
Additionally, tourists can also try authentic Arabic cuisines along with several international cuisines such as Lebanese, Iranian and Persian served at most of the restaurants of UAE.
Some of the popular local dishes of the country are matchbous, tabbouleh, koussa mahshi and ghuzi. The roasted camel is famous for being the largest item on a menu and has found place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Tours and excursions are one of the best ways to explore this constitutional federation of seven emirates. Tourists can opt for city tours organised for different emirates such as Dubai City Tour, Sharjah City Tour and Abu Dhabi City Tour.
Those looking for adventure can opt for desert safaris that include wadi driving, dune bashing and sand-skiing. These tours are available for different durations, ranging from half or full day as well as morning and night tours.
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