Travel between UAE and Israel is finally possible. Explore the beautiful luxuries of both countries with these UAE and Israel peace deal travel tips.
Did you know that over 4.5 million tourists visited Israel in 2019?
People have been visiting religious and cultural sites in this part of the world for 1000s of years.
If you live in any of the UAE countries, you were no doubt delighted to hear that travel is now possible between your country and Israel. If you live in Israel what can you expect from your visit to the UAE?
Find out what the UAE and Israel peace deal means for your vacation plans our in-depth article.
UAE: Burj Khalifa
When you visit Dubai for the first time following the peace accord, you will no doubt want to visit the world’s tallest building: the Burj Khalifa. This luxury building is also the tallest freestanding structure and has the longest traveling elevator in the world.
Do not think that the Burj Khalifa is only famous for its record-breaking structure. Enjoy cocktails with your friends from the unbeatable 123rd floor “Atmosphere” bar. Or simply bring your family to the 124th floor to take pictures from what feels like the border with outer space.
This building should be one of your first stops on your first trip to the United Arab Emirates.
UAE: Hajar Mountains
Taking a trip into the mountains may not seem like your idea of a restful vacation. However, add beautiful scenery viewed from a range of luxury transport options and you start to see what is possible.
The Hajar mountains will take you on a trip through valleys, deserts, and wild villages. This is especially popular for visitors who want to avoid indoor locations or crowded places during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UAE: Louvre Abu Dhabi
If you thought that the only Louvre was in Paris, you were mistaken. The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a fascinating and classy museum that takes guests on a trip through time. It has a range of items from different countries and looks to trace human civilization and cultures.
Whether you are interested in modern art or in ancient history there is something for everyone in the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
UAE: Jebel Jais
If you feel like getting out of the city, you can take a comfortable ride to the Jebel Jais. This is the highest peak in the UAE. You can reach it through the narrow rural roads which you can take all the way to the top by car.
If you are an adrenaline junkie you can make the most of the peak and take the fast way down. Jebel Jais hosts the world’s longest zip line. You will travel for over 2 kilometers at peaks of 120 kilometers per hour.
If this involves too much adrenaline, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery from the safety of a comfortable luxury ride to and from the peak.
UAE: Sharjah Arts Museum
One of the oldest but best museums in the UAE, the Sharjah museum hosts the most diverse collection of art in the entire UAE.
The exhibit hosts many works of art by Arabic artists but also specializes in European artists who have chosen to paint the wonders of the Arabic world.
If you plan to visit the Sharjah, it would be worthwhile researching the exhibits. The museum hosts many temporary exhibitions each year.
So far we have looked at some of the luxurious attractions that await visitors from Israel who come to the UAE. What awaits those who will travel in the opposite direction?
Israel: Acre’s Old City
The old port city of Acre is an often overlooked, yet amazing location. It hosts a true mix of the old and the new. The old-style city with its traditions streets and traditional Arabic market is complemented by modern hotels and facilities.
If you want to come to Israel and visit a location that not many others have yet discovered, then this is the city for you.
If you are interested in the history of the people of this land, then you may want to pay a trip to Masada. This ancient site is famously known as the last bastion of the jews when they came under attack by the Romans.
This is the ideal hiking territory for those who wish to stretch their legs. If you prefer the easier route you can take the tram to the best locations in Masada.
This is a place that millions come to visit each year. It is recommended to wake early and get there before the crowds.
Israel: The gardens and Shrine of the Báb in Haifa
The hanging gardens of Haifa are known the world over. They are an example of the beauty and floral architecture that is a tradition of the middle east for thousands of years.
The gardens are actually a temple for the Bahai faith. However, whether you come for religious reasons or you come to admire the plants, there is something for everyone.
Israel: Jerusalem’s Old City
Regardless of a person’s religious background, Jerusalem is an ancient city in which everyone can appreciate culture and history.
Whether you come to pay homage to a historical event or you taste another example of extraordinary middle eastern hospitality, Jerusalem can offer it all to you in its winding backstreets.
Ensure that you plan your trip ahead of time or engage a tour guide. This will save you valuable time, especially in high seasons when the temperature is high and the crowds are large.
The Israel Peace Deal and your Vacation Plans
The Israel peace deal may not have been expected by everyone, however, it now opens up amazing possibilities. If you live in one of these countries, you now have access to exotic and luxurious locations and hotels. Why not start planning your historic vacation?
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