6 must-do things in UAE before winter ends

6 must-do things in UAE before winter ends

Make the most of the pleasant UAE weather before it starts to get warm again.

By Web Report

Published: Thu 18 Jan 2018, 12:27 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jan 2018, 8:46 AM

The weather is just perfect in the UAE. From  foggy mornings to breezy evenings, it is the best time of the year to be in the emirates.  
Make the most of the pleasant weather before it starts to get warm again in the summers. 

Head to the deserts

With the pleasant weather, visiting the desert should be on your must-do list this weekend. You can pick from a list of activities like dune driving, quad-biking, camel riding or just gazing the stars. 

Hit the road

UAE is surrounded with many destinations that can be reached within hours of drive time. Couple that with the smooth roads and your evening is set. Among the places top on our list include Jebel Hafeet or Jebel Jais, Dibba in Fujairah, Al Qudra Lake in Dubai, Mleiha in Sharjah and Salalah in Oman. We had covered the details in our earlier story

Go camping 

One of the many activities a lot of UAE residents look forward to during the cooler months is camping. You can enjoy a barbecue in the evening, followed by sleeping int he desert.  
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Check our story where we have listed Liwa Oasis in Abu Dhabi, Al Dhafra beach in Abu Dhabi, Al Rafaah in Umm Al Quwain, Jebel Shams among our top picks. 

Up in the air

How about enjoying a desert sunrise gliding over the dunes of Dubai desert? Book a hot air ballon ride and glide over the desert for an hour to enjoy the spectacular view from above.

Get a Karak

If you have set out to enjoy a long drive, make pitstops and enjoy a glass of karak.FiLLi is a favorite among many for its 20 location across the city. Beyond FiLLi, you can try Cha Cha Chai, Project Chiawala. You can pick from popular options like Karak, Zafran, Masala, and Suleimani. Check our story for more details.  

Shop at DFS 

Indulge your shopaholic instincts at the Dubai Shopping Festival as it lasts till the end of this month. Get the best of the deals in the city across malls and on almost all international brands. If you heading to the mall on Friday, check the Friday Surprise Sale for this weekend.  
Do check out updates on fireworks and performances at the malls as part of DSF. 

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