UAE Travel Guide: United Arab Emirates
There is something about the word Emirates. It brings to your mind all things opulent. UAE, the Arabian nation settled along Persian Gulf, is as prosperous as its name sounds. With high-rises kissing the sky, sandy beaches and palatial beach resorts, and innumerable options to indulge in shopping, UAE is where the elite class head to.
Dubai, shoppers’ paradise, is surely the biggest crowd puller of UAE. Burj Khalifa, world’s tallest building, adorns the skyline of Dubai. Climbing on to the highest observation deck will be an experience! If the skyscrapers of Dubai make you starry-eyed, its beaches and cruises promise solace and fulfilment. A sunset cruise will give you magnificent views of the glittering city. Abu Dhabi and Sharjah are other cities that sparkle with luxury.
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Basics: UAE Travel Guide
Capital of UAE: Abu Dhabi
Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham
Largest city: Dubai
National language(s): Arabic
Major destinations of UAE: Dubai Mall, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, The Dubai Fountain, Wild Wadi Water Park, Jumeirah Beach, Grand Mosque, Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization.
Best time to visit UAE: Though Dubai is visited throughout the year, it is best visited between April and May or from September to October. If your interest is to visit Dubai during the mild weather, choose the winter season (between December and March).
But it is not all about glitz in UAE. It has its share of deserts, mountains and fortresses as well. So when your eyes are tired of the glamor around, you can try a desert safari. If you have a camel to give you company, you will be reminded of the Arabian Nights stories. Mighty Hajar Mountains give ample scope for adventure lovers to try a roller coaster drive along its winding roads. Mosques of Abu Dhabi speak of immaculate perfection and craftsmanship. Worship places, so exquisite and classy, that you forget to pray!
UAE is your ultimate tourist destination, and if you are willing to shell out some extra money, a luxurious holiday is guaranteed.