Eid Destinations from Dubai

Dubai is definitely one of the best cities to live in, with all its attractions and activities to do, but you have all year long to enjoy that. No matter how amazing the city you live in is, you always want a change of scenery and new experience. You’re in luck! The Eid vacation is going to be a long weekend, so you can start packing now and planning your vacation!

Read this article and you will find some of the best places you can spend the eid vacation at, and all you need to know to plan your trip.

1. Armenia

It is a former Soviet Union Republic country, and the smallest in size, yet a country rich in history and culture, and it has a beautiful natural scenery with the mountains and rivers there, which make it one of the best eid holiday destinations from Dubai.

Armenia

Location

It is located between Europ and Asia, bordered by Iran from the south, Georgia from the north, Turkey from the west, and the Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan from the east.

How to Get There From Dubai

You get to Armenia from Dubai by plane.

It is an average of a 3 hour flight, if there were no stops.

Ticket Prices

The average ticket price is about AED 1500

Best Places to Visit

  • Yerevan: the capital and the largest city in Armenia. It houses many historical buildings and sites like the Blue Mosque, the Opera house, and others. As you walk through the city, you will not be able to help but be completely mesmerized by the brilliance of the buildings’ architecture and the beautiful city view.
  • Lake Sevan: the largest lake in the country, and one of the most beautiful sights you will ever see. Of the most remarkable features that make the lake stand out, besides its beauty, are the amazing seafood and the marvelous monasteries surrounding the lake.
  • The 4 national parks in Armenia are a must see! Each park is a natural reserve protecting nature and the ecosystem. Each of them holds different animal species and other creatures, besides the breath-taking beauty of nature in each park.
  • Mount Aragat, which according to the bible is where Noah’s ark landed. It is also the highest mountain peak in the country, and it holds beautiful rock formations that have wonderful paintings on them.

2. Bahrain

Bahrain is a small, yet significant, gulf country. The best thing about Bahrain is that its a change of scenery, while it is very close to the Dubai. It is also one of the cheap eid holidays from Dubai.

Bahrain

Location

Located on the Persian Gulf, between Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

How to Get There From Dubai

The best way to get to Bahrain from Dubai is by plane.

The flight is about 1 hour and 15 minutes long.

You may also drive to Bahrain, but the drive will take about 10 hours and 30 minutes.

Ticket Prices

The average ticket price is about AED 910

Best Places to Visit

  • Riffa: one of the most interesting cities in Bahrain, as it has an authentic Arab air about it with its bazaars and streets. It has a modern air as well with its buildings and gold course.
  • The Tree of Life: a 400 year old tree that still has green leaves, and is incredibly beautiful.
  • Hawar Islands: inhabited by people, but they house the beautiful rare bird species, Socotra Cormorant.

3. Bali

Imagine yourself on a beautiful island, surrounded with the relaxing sea breeze, the stunning varying shades of blue to greenish blue of the water, which is surrounded by green trees and plants; sounds like paradise. This is Bali’s nature, so why are you not there already?

Bali

Location

Bali is an Indonesian island that is located west of Lombok and east of Java.

How to Get There from Dubai

Best way to get to Bali is to take a plane from Dubai International Airport to Ngurah Rai International Airport, which is about a 10 hour flight. The airport is around a 3 hour drive away from Bali.

Ticket Prices

The average ticket price is AED 2,390

Best Places to Visit

The best place to stay in Bali is Seminyak, which is located in the south. It is mainly a beach resort where you can unplug and refresh to enjoy an amazing eid vacation.

Things to do there:

  • Shopping
  • Dining at the variety of restaurants
  • Relaxing at the beach

4. Belgium

Get immersed in a medieval European style country with beautifully designed buildings. If you are into art, Belgium is the perfect place to be.

Belgium

Location

It is located in western Europe, with The North Sea on the northwest borders, Germany on the eastern borders, France from the southeast, and The Netherlands on the northern borders.

How to Get There from Dubai

You get from Dubai International Airport to Bussels in Belgium in an around 8 hour flight if there were no stops.

Ticket Price

The plane ticket average price is about AED 2,400

Best Places to Visit

  • Admire the natural beauty of the Caves of Han and the Grotto of Dinant, which are located in the city of Dinant.
  • Take a break from the buzzing city life and relax at the beautiful town of Tourani, which houses one of the most beautiful churches in the world: Notre Dame Cathedral. The town also houses The Museum of Fine Arts that holds some of the most wonderful art pieces.
  • Go for some sports and camping in Ardennes, where you can go hiking and/or cycling through the forests, cliffs, and caves of the town, and enjoy the beauty of nature and the wild animals wandering around, harmlessly.
  • Uncover Brussels, the capital, where you can admire and view some of Belgium’s magnificent historical sites, as well as enjoy the modern life where you can go shopping, enjoy delicious meals, and simply hangout while having a cup of coffee or your favourite beverage.

5. Ireland

Ireland has one of the most stunnings natural sceneries in the world, with the many cliffs overlooking water, green areas. It is definitely one of the most interesting Eid getaways from Dubai.

Ireland

Location

Ireland is located in northeastern Europe.

How to Get There from Dubai

The flight from Dubai to Dublin is about 8 hours.

Ticket Price

The average ticket price is about AED 2,200

Best Places to Visit

  • Visit the ancient Poulnabrone Portal Tomb in clare. The tomb has been standing from about 42,000 BC. it is surrounded by beautiful grass and flowers, which make it look like an enchanted place.
  • Go hiking through the cliffs in Mizen Head in Cork, while you learn a little about Irlenad’s fishing history and enjoy the breath-taking scenery.
  • Feel the thrill of surfing at the beaches there, like the amazing beach at Sligo.
  • Visit the many ancient monasteries there like the 6th century monastery in Skellig Michael, which stands 200 meters above sea level.

6. Tunis

Tunis is one of the most gorgeous cities in the Middle East. it is a city rich in History and culture, and has marvelous buildings that have artistic, and historic architecture.

Tunis

Location

Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, is located in North Africa in northern part of Tunisia on the Mediterranean Sea.

How to Get There from Dubai

The flight from Dubai to Tunis takes about 6 and a half hours.

Ticket Price

The average ticket price is about AED 2,400

Best Places to Visit

  • Visit the phenomenal National Bardo Museum, which is a mosaic art museum that has old and contemporary art pieces that will simply blow your mind.
  • Travel back in time by visiting the Medina, which is made up of stone buildings and narrow alleyways where you can get lost, yet you would enjoy it!
  • Visit Sidi Bou Said, which was designed by Andalusian artists, which is why the place is a piece of art in itself.
  • Visit Ville Nouvelle (New Town), which was built during the French colonial time. One of the must see buildings there is St. Vincent de Paul cathedral, which has unique French architecture, and houses the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

7. London

Do we even need to talk about London? Because the name says it all! The amazing capital of Britain, the birthplace of Charles Dickens, Shakespear, and Harry Potter! It is the city of charm, beauty, and culture.

London

Location

London is located southeast of England on the River Thames.

How to Get There from Dubai

It is about an 8 hour flight from Dubai International Airport to Heathrow Airport.

Ticket Price

The ticket price is about AED 2,200

Best Places to Visit

  • If you like history and culture, you need to visit the British Museum which has antiques and artifacts from different cultures and times in history.
  • Can you go to London and not visit Buckingham Palace, or not watch the super still palace guards as they change shifts or standing position?
  • Are you waiting for your Hogwarts letter? You have received it already! Experience the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros. studios in London!
  • Go shopping for handmade goods, souvenirs, and flowers at Covent GardenMarket.

8. Disneyland Hong Kong

Hong Kong itself is a beautiful country, with amazing nature and technology that adds up to its beauty. Disneyland is simply one of the most  amazing places to ever visit!

Disneyland-Hong-Kong

Location

Disneyland is located on Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

How to Get There from Dubai

The flight from Dubai KInternational Airport to Hong Kong International Airport is about 8 hours long.

Ticket Price

The average ticket price is about AED 2,600

Disneyland Ticket Price

The ticket to enter Disneyland is about AED 290

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