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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

UAE road trip guide

The Al Ain oasis that is full of date palms

If you have been to UAE a couple of times and think that you have experienced the best of the destinations, well, think again. You truly haven’t seen the best of the UAE if you have not been on a road trip in this stunning country.

Just book a great flight with Air Arabia and plan a great trip with your loved ones. Embark on a road trip to explore and vacation at some super clichéd place.

Here is a list of the top drive destinations across the Emirates.

Drive to Al Qudra

This is a short road trip and will take you just 45 minutes to reach Al Qudra, where you can plan a day full of fun and frolic with your family. This region has grown increasingly popular because of wildlife spotting and scenic views. Spot some rare bird species, and you might see the Arabian Oryx. Do not come back until you have seen the sunset.

Drive to Khasab

Khasab, UAE

Take this enchanting road trip of about two and a half hours, and you will love the smooth drive. Plan a weekend getaway from Dubai in this beautiful city in Oman, which is also famous as the Norway of the Middle East’ because of its multiple fjords. Spend the time here exploring the Oman Fjords, Khasab Castle, and Khasab Fort.

Drive to Fujairah

Al Hajar Mountains, Fujierah, UAE

Fujairah is about one and a half an hour drive away, and the road trip is simply loved because of the spectacular views and the scenic routes. This is just the right destination to explore with your friends and family as there are numerous activities to enjoy such as fishing, sailing, snorkelling, and deep-sea diving.

Drive to Jebel Hafeet

Jebel Hafeet, UAE

If you want to drive to a mountainside destination in UAE, just head for Jebel Hafeet, which is just a two-hour drive away. The winding drive takes you to the top of the Hajar mountain range, from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding. Explore the region to learn about its ancient history and spend some time with nature.

Drive to Dibba

Dibba, UAE

Dibba is another popular spot among road trippers, and the getaway is about one and a half hour’s drive away. Enjoy the panoramic and laid-back pace of life here and explore the UAE’s east coast. Laze on the beaches and find a perfect spot for diving. You can even take dhow cruises into Musandam.

Drive to Sharjah

Al Noor Mosque, Sharjah

Sharjah is about a 40-minute drive from Dubai, and the road trip will take you to the Ghost Town’ or ‘the Buried Village.’ It is a great spot for seasoned explorers and is sure to appeal to nature lovers and photographers. The trip would take you back to the mysterious past of the city with picturesque mosques and houses adorned with mosaic tiles and decorative wallpaper.

Road trips are indeed a great way to spend some quality time together with your loved ones. And if you are in the UAE, those trips become all the more memorable and amazing excuse of the unique experiences and destinations.

Note: Some of the pictures in this post are courtesy of and have been borrowed under the creative commons license. Each borrowed picture has been linked to its host page on wikipedia.

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