Witness Fabulous Attractions with Cheap Holidays to Dubaiby Daisy Wilkinson Travel Guides
Dubai, the most glamorous city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is famous for its gorgeous skyline, characterised by amazing architectural wonders. Among them is the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa. However, if you move away from all those glamorous buildings and travel around the city, you'll come across some fabulous natural surroundings. Nature lovers would be delighted to discover places like Dubai Butterfly Garden and the Dubai Miracle Garden. There are many other spots in the city and its surroundings that have preserved some excellent varieties of flora and fauna.
One of such places you can explore during your cheap holidays to Dubai is 'The Green Planet', which is the city's very own tropical rainforest. The Green Planet is located in City Walk, the most popular lifestyle districts of the city. It aims to educate visitors about the significance of tropical forests for the future of planet earth and is home to diverse species of plants, birds, and animals. Sloths, spiders, snakes, and a variety of other species have been brought responsibly from different parts of the globe and placed in safe natural environs at this place. You'll be pleased to find running waterfalls and several wild animals and birds roaming around in their natural habitat.
A 30-minute drive from Dubai would take you to Al Qudra Lakes. These series of lakes are a part of the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve, which is like a beautiful oasis far from the hustle-bustle of Dubai city. It is home to the Al Qudra Cycling Track, which gives you the chance to watch the local wildlife in action and a delightful desert sunset with a waterfront view. Besides the desert fox and Oryx, you'll get to witness many species of birds around the lakes, such as geese, swans, flamingos, and ducks. You can also spot some endangered bird species, such as the Asian Houbara and Steppe Eagle.
You'd also like to explore the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project, which is based at Jumeirah Al Naseem. It aims to protect, rehabilitate, and care for turtles that are sick or suffering from injuries. The project also raises awareness of the threats that marine animals are facing in recent times. It functions in collaboration with the Emirates Wildlife Protection Office and is a one-of-its-kind project in the entire region. Since it began in 2004, more than 500 turtles have been rescued and released back into the waters.
Upon taking a short drive from the Hatta Heritage Village, you can get to the Hatta Dam. It is a serene place far from the crowds of Dubai city and features rugged mountain landscapes and turquoise waters. Upon getting to this place, you'll be able to explore the Hatta Mountain Conservation Reserve, which is home to the endangered animals of the mountainous region. You can enjoy your ride along the dam, go hiking for a while and then take some excellent snaps of the surroundings. A visit to this conservation reserve would also allow you to indulge in some exciting activities, such as kayaking and paddle-boarding.
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