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Top 12 Best Day Trips from Dubai and Abu Dhabi that are worth Visiting

Top 12 Best Day Trips from Dubai and Abu Dhabi that are worth Visiting

There is no lack of activities to enjoy if you are planning to visit Abu Dhabi, such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque or the Emirates Palace. The UAE is literally a small country where visitors can enjoy a bit of city break during the stay. There are so many exciting things you can do when you go a short ride away. So, it goes without saying that you can plan ahead to have a great day trip for scenic beauty.

IMG Worlds of Adventure


If you are in Dubai, there is no better option than a theme park to have a fun day out. IMG Worlds of Adventure is the world’s largest indoor theme park making it ideal heaven to spend the whole day out with family. Located just an hour of drive from Abu Dhabi, IMG Worlds of Adventure is an ideal spot to have a great day. It is the best place to beat the heat of a brutal summer. You can enjoy different rides for people of all ages. You will definitely want to enjoy a whole day with Dubai holiday packages.

Zaya Nurai Island


This getaway is a true paradise located just a short boat ride off from Yas Island. This beautiful resort in Abu Dhabi has day passes to use facilities for the visitors while spending included in the pass on the island. At the resort, visitors have no need to stay all night at the resort and enjoy its beautiful pools and beaches for the day. You can also enjoy as many dishes as possible in its restaurants. It is the best destination to kick back and have fun in Dubai tour packages.

Ski Dubai


When it comes to traveling in the UAE, most of us quickly think of heat and deserts. However, it is going to be the best place to spend a perfect day out. It is an indoor skiing park where you can enjoy the chance to ski, snowboarding or just playing in the snow. It is known to be a perfect venue to enjoy the day with family. Whether you just want to taste hot chocolate or enjoy winter sports in hot temperatures, Ski Dubai is the best place to go.

Wild Wadi Waterpark


When Yas Waterworld is making a presence among the visitors, Abu Dhabi doesn’t seem to have its own waterpark. But you can enjoy up to 30 rides when you drive down and spend the whole day out in Wild Wadi Waterpark and get a beautiful view of Burj Al Arab. It is probably the most popular landmark across the UAE. It is the most iconic water park in the nation and it has been operating for around a decade.

Ras Al Khaimah


It is little longer ride off from the capital of the Emirate as it takes up to 3 hours to get to Ras Al Khaimah. It is much rewarding when you get to the place and spend a whole day if you want to be better familiar with the UAE. Ras Al Khaimah is well regarded for its historic sites and active travel. It is a great opportunity for you to visit some of the amazing places, including the haunted (but rumored) village, Jazirat Al Hamra or Ghost Town.



There is no lack of stunning beaches in Abu Dhabi and Corniche Beach is one of the most popular beaches. If you skip visiting the exotic beaches of Fujairah, you might be missing a lot on your trip to the UAE. Located just around 3-hour drive across Abu Dhabi, this Emirate has the beaches on the East Coast of the nation with crystal clear waters and a lot of aquatic life. The ride might last long but it is going to be the best spot to enjoy snorkeling.

Dubai Mall


A lot of visitors who are planning to visit the UAE may also plan for shopping. Abu Dhabi has a huge range of beautiful malls but nothing can beat the Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping mall with a whopping 1200 retailers. So, a day may not be enough to visit the whole mall and check out every store. But it is still the best shopping destination to get a view of Burj Khalifa and catch up on Dubai Fountain show on sunset. It is just a 1-hour short ride from Abu Dhabi. We are the best Dubai DMC for attractive packages.

Jebel Hafeet


Located in Al Ain, Jebel Hafeet is one of the tallest mountains in the country and located on the border of Oman and UAE in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It makes a great day trip as it is located around an hour from the city centre. It is the best natural landmark and an ideal place for a picnic for the ones who are seeking the best place for cycling. The memorable and scenic route across the mountain will really leave you awe-struck.

Jabal Al Jais


Jabal Al Jais belongs to the Al Hajar Mountains and is the tallest mountain in the country. In Ras al-Khaimah, Jabal Al Jais stands proudly at 1910m across the UAE-Oman border. There is enough space for camping overnight and an ideal getaway for the group. It has a great break and drives for beautiful sunrise across the nearest peaks.

Hatta Dam


On the southeastern border of Oman and UAE, Hatta Dam is located only a few hours of drive off the city center and offers peaceful heaven and escape from the city. You can get an insight into diverse landscapes with a breezy drive across the mountains and sandy desert. After spending a day exploring the hills or admiring the beautiful scenery, you can also have a meal in hotels and town resort for DMC Dubai tourism.

Tim’s Reef


Located on the east coast of UAE in Fujairah facing the Indian Ocean in Fujairah, Tim’s Reef is one of the best spots for surfing in the Emirates. It is just the swell which breaks on it. The beaches in Fujairah are really gorgeous for beach camping all night and wake up to the exotic sunrise. Book Dubai city tour packages today for best deals.

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