Looking for weekend getaways from Dubai? We’ve put together our favourite weekend destinations from Dubai that everybody’s talking about right now. These awesome Dubai getaway packages should be on the top of your travel bucket list!
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Why you’ll love it: Take in the sights of the Himalayas while you marvel at the world’s tallest peak, Mount Everest. Nepal in a paradise for adventure seekers with some of the friendliest locals in the world – and it’s an incredibly cheap destination to visit.
Must-see: The Window Palace
Why you’ll love it: A destination that’s become increasingly popular with GCC nationals, Baku in Azerbaijan blends modern life with rich history. A crossroads between Europe, Asia and the Middle East, it’s Old City will charm you with cobblestone streets and awesome cafes.
Must-see: The Ateshgah Fire Temple
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Why you’ll love it: A heartland of Christian monuments and churches, Armenia’s capital Yerevan sits in thee shadow of the spectacular Mount Ararat. Explore the Medieval architecture scattered throughout the country and sample ancient cuisine – it’s a dream for history buffs.
Must-see: The Tatev monastery
Why you’ll love it: From breathtaking landscapes to hospitable locals, Tajikistan should be on the top of your travel bucket list. A great spot for handicrafts and and nature trekking, this Central Asian country is one of those places that has to be experienced to be truly appreciated.
Must-see: Ismoil Somoni Peak
Why you’ll love it: Georgia is a favourite among UAE travellers due to its affordability, but it’s got so much more going on. From the winding streets to the glorious cathedrals, it’s a postcard-worthy destination that you’ll love discovering.
Must-see: Narikala Castle