United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates has made mind blowing progress and has transformed from a small desert country to one of the most developed and beautiful countries of the world in very short span of time. When you think of United Arab Emirates, you actually think of bustling cosmopolitan cities, colossal shopping malls, unmatched five star hotels, breathtaking gold markets, desert safaris and great architectural sites that are the hallmark of one of the most visited country in the world.
UAE is located on the southern eastern part of Arabian Peninsula and extends to southern coast of Persian Gulf and a part of Gulf of Oman. The weather of the country is sunny all year round and the sandy landscape means temperature remains warm to hot all year round. The months between the June and September are hottest and the days are accompanied by the high humidity levels.
Dubai is of course, the most beautiful cities of UAE and true symbol of pride for the nation. Dubai has expanded dramatically on both banks of the creek on which it is located and are basically divided into two main parts. However, the tours of the city is virtually incomplete if you do not visit and climb the Burj Al Khalifa, the tallest, the widest, the deepest and the glitziest city in the world. It is certainly an amazing building with exceptional interior décor featuring a Skyview bar that offers some really sensational views of city.
After visiting the world’s tallest building, you should visit the Dubai Creek, the oldest and most beautiful creeks in United Arab Emirates that offers a stunning contrast to the cosmopolitan Dubai. Palm Jumeirah, the greatest example of the land reclamation is another must see place in Dubai. These are actually three man island that are also visible from space.
Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE is the second most important city of the country and you must visit this city after having experience the glitz and charm of Dubai. Adventure, history and culture are embedded in UAE in general and Abu Dhabi in particular. If you are visiting the Abu Dhabi for very first time, you will be taken by the storm by its beautiful traditional buildings and its breathtaking Islands. If this is not enough, marveling at the pure beauty of the highest peak of the city, Jebel Hafeet will definitely blow you away. Still looking for more enjoyment, just get aboard on the world’s fastest rollercoaster to experience an adrenaline rush. Abu Dhabi is the destination that captivates you and keep calling you back.
Al Ain is the oasis perching deep in the desert that travelers once looked for during long journeys and it seems more like a myth to find an oasis in the desert in the modern world. Al Ain is also referred to as the Garden city and it is such a wonderful place. If you want to experience the richness of Arab history and true Arab culture, this is the place to look forward to. Al Ain is famous for its Camel Souk and some of the most beautiful historical buildings in Arab world such as Al Jahili Fort and of course, its lush green and mesmerizing oases.
United Arab Emirates is all about peace, stability, good life, enjoyment and fun. It is a country that no traveler can miss to visit and it has all the ingredients to mesmerize and captivate you for rest of your life. No matter how many times you visit this majestic country, you will keep longing to come back.
United Arab Emirates Airlines
Airlines servicing the route include Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways and KLM.
Australia to United Arab Emirates
Popular stopovers include Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Guangzhou.
More information at the United Arab Emirates Holidays guide.