Oman, a country characterised by its varying terrain, welcomes you with long coastlines and expansive deserts laden with beautiful oases and golden sand dunes. It also boasts a rich heritage and contemporary Islamic architecture.
Flying to Oman: You can choose to fly from Dubai to Muscat or Salalah on your upcoming holiday. While the bustling city of Muscat is just a 1-hour flight away, the journey to the colourful coastal town of Salalah takes 2 hours.
Interesting fact: Oman is one of the most unique countries in the Arabian Gulf as it doesn’t have a continuous border. A part of the country lies to the north of UAE, while the rest of it lies to the east and south-east. Oman is a great country to visit since crime is almost non-existent, making it the ideal place for a family holiday.
The northern European country of Finland will welcome you with blankets of snow, mesmerising neoclassical cathedrals, delightfully warm thermal springs and saunas, and last but not the least, expansive natural parks.
Flying to Finland: Currently, flydubai is the only national airline operating direct flights from Dubai to Helsinki Airport. The journey takes nearly 7 hours, but it is definitely worth it!
Interesting fact: Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, is the coldest capital in the world and is known for its abundant natural beauty. The country houses over 180,000 lakes and has more saunas than cars. In fact, they even have a sauna in a Burger King in Helsinki! If you're looking for a chance to enjoy the beauty of nature and relax with your loved ones, Finland is where you need to be.
Home to the famed African lion, Tanzania is a country perfect for adrenaline junkies and nature lovers alike.
Flying to Tanzania: From Dubai, you can choose to fly to Dar Es Salaam, Kilimanjaro or Zanzibar. Irrespective of the destination you choose, the flight will take around 6 hours.
Interesting fact: Tanzania’s beauty lies in its natural parks, the most famous of which is the Serengeti National Park. Apart from being a World Heritage Site, the park is home to over a million mammals and witnesses the famous ‘great migration’ every year.
Home to the ancient Ottoman Empire, Turkey, with its balloon-filled skies, is a country that will entice you with its diverse landscapes, beautiful museums, timeless cultural appeal and mouthwatering local cuisine.
Flying to Turkey: The flight from Dubai to Istanbul takes nearly 5 hours.
Interesting fact: Turkey’s cultural monuments, some of which date back to the Mesolithic period, have helped it become the sixth most-visited tourist destination in the world. The country has 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, making it a marvellous holiday spot for history lovers.
So if you’re ready to give in to a relaxing time with a fair amount of history, culture and adventure blended in, book a flight with flydubai and start exploring.