Eid al Adha is all about celebrating the spirit of togetherness, compassion, and sacrifice. However, people also wait for this cultural festival as it brings along vacations. These off days serve as a break from the monotonous lives people lead. They get to meet their relatives, spend some relaxing time and some also plan family trips during these vacations.
The Dubai government has announced a 4 days’ vacation on the occasion of Eid. Emiratis are certainly delighted since it has provided them with ample time to have extensive plans. So, if you’re wondering where to go this Eid in Dubai, you have landed at the right place. The proud host of Expo-2020, the emirate has a lot of places that you can explore and enjoy during the upcoming vacation period.
Let’s take a look at them:
Hatta Dam can be reached in two hours from Dubai. It is a beautiful destination with a picturesque location. This place is ideal if you’re looking for a short getaway away from the city. You can enjoy various water sports and a host of other activities here. Or you can simply relax in the midst of nature and its spellbinding beauty.
If you’re short on time, you can spend the entire day here and return home after the sun has set.
The Festival Wheel
Your kids are surely going to love this. Take a ride with them on the Festival Wheel and enjoy the festive season with all the fervour and aplomb. Located near Dubai Festival City Mall, it offers an exceptional view of the city. However, since the weather is hot these days, visit this place during the evening. You will get to enjoy the stunning sunset views from the top.
IMG World of Adventure
A list of the best places to visit on any occasion is incomplete without mentioning the largest indoor theme park in the emirate. IMG World of Adventure features 5 different zones, each having exceptional attractions.
While you’re here, you can enjoy various rides, watch a movie, and indulge in some retail therapy as well. It is located on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Rd.
Dubai Desert Safari
Want to escape the city life for a day? There can’t be a better option than Dubai desert safari. This is your ultimate option if you are looking for the most memorable experience. Even if it isn’t Eid, enjoying this trip is firmly recommended to want to experience the best of Dubai.
As part of this trip, you will be taken to the campsite on a luxury SUV. During the journey, you will enjoy action-packed dune bashing stunts. Once you have reached the campsite, you can take part in various fun activities, including sandboarding, camel ride, ATV bike ride, etc. Girls can get henna designs. Also, you can wear Arab clothes and get clicked.
The campsite features Bedouin-style camps that come laced with modern facilities. A special part of the evening and overnight desert safari is the delicious buffet meal that’s served to guests. You won’t forget the authentic taste of Arab cuisine anytime soon. And if you have a taste of smoking, do not forget to try shisha. It is Arab-style smoke available in different flavours.
Make sure to select the VIP package if you want an exclusive experience.
In all, there’s a lot to do in Dubai during the festive time. However, it’s important that you book your tickets in advance as these places can get very crowded. Doing this will save you from last-minute troubles. Also, booking in advance may get you some discounts as well.