According to the Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences, Eid al-Adha 2018 would most likely will fall on August 22 which is a Wednesday. Thus, Arafat day will fall on Tuesday, August 21, which would make it a long weekend for most GCC nationals. Have you planned your holiday? Confused on where to go? Fret not; Rehlat presents its pick of top 10 Eid al-Adha holiday destinations with round-trip fares of KWD 100 or lower, and a one night stay averaging between 5 and 20 KWD.
Top 10 Eid al-Adha Holiday Destinations for Under 120 KWD
The sun-kissed island in Indonesia is a sight to behold with the lush green vistas, Halal-friendly resorts and food, river-rafting waters, and adventures like deep-sea diving and surfing. Perfect for a family holiday or couple’s getaway, Bali is just few hours away from most GCC destinations.
- Tegallalang Rice Terraces
- Ubud Monkey Forest
- Art Market in Ubud
- Kintamani and Mount Batur
- Bali Safari and Marine Park
- Goa Gajah ‘Elephant Cave’
Weather during Eid (average): High: 27°C, Low: 22°C.
Do you know famed Arab traveller Ibn Battuta once said Maldives is “one of the wonders of the world,” and you wouldn’t be surprised why when you holiday in this colorful archipelago.
- Snorkeling at Banana Reef
- A tour to Hulhumale
- Artificial Beach Male
- Visit the colonial style Mulee’aage Palace
- Tour the National Museum
- Secret Paradise
Weather during Eid (average): High: 30°C, Low: 26°C. Expect showers and wind.
The incredibly rich history and the amazing family-friendly beaches and spots put Zanzibar, Tanzania as a favorite holiday destination.
- Spend a day at Stone Town
- Explore Jozani Forest
- Watch sunset or rise at Nungwi beach
- A tour to Prison Island
- Eat at Forodhani market
Weather during Eid (average): High: 29°C, Low: 21°C.
The capital city of Azerbaijan has an interesting amalgam of Europe and Middle East as its architectural playground oscillates between the style of Paris and Dubai.
- Must visit Old City or “Icharishahar”
- Bibi Heybat Mosque
- The Maiden Tower
- The Mud Volcanoes At Gobustan National Park
- The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum
Weather during Eid (average): High: 31°C, Low: 22°C.
At the crossroads of two continents, Asia and Europe, Istanbul is a melting pot of cultures. From historical buildings to busy cobbled streets, it is a perfect cultural destination for Eid al-Adha holiday escape.
- Hagia Sophia
- Blue Mosque
- Grand Bazaar
- Topkapi Palace
- Istiklal Avenue
- The Princes’ Islands (Isles)
- Pierre Loti Hill
Weather during Eid (average): High: 28°C, Low: 19°C.
From the soviet-inspired architecture to the humble locals and amazing spots, the Pink city of Armenia, Yerevan is one of those destination that will surprise you with its simplicity and beautiful view.
- The Republic Square
- The Cascade
- Swarovski Cyrstal Palace
- Karen Demirtchian Sport Complex
Weather during Eid (average): High: 34°C, Low: 20°C.
A complex mix of cultures and influences makes Tbilisi, a must visit Eid al-Adha holiday escapade. With its stone houses that are built around the vine-draped courtyards, the Georgian city has a colorful Mediterranean atmosphere.
- Abanotubani – Bath District
- The Bridge of Peace
- Narikala Fortress
- Aerial Tramway
- Old Town Visit
- Rustaveli Avenue
Weather during Eid (average): High: 31°C, Low: 19°C.
One of Oman’s most popular spot, Salalah has splendid beaches and banana plantations. Popular amongst families who look for beach holidays without moving away from the Arabian Desert.
- Al Wadi
- Land of Frankincense
- Sumhuram Old City
- Al Fizayah Beach
- Nabi Ayoub’s Tomb
- Wadi Darbat
Weather during Eid (average): High: 27°C, Low: 24°C.
With the perfect blend of ancient-modern metropolises, the longstanding history, breathtaking natural landscapes, Alexandria offers an unbelievable experience for everyone.
- Lighthouse of Alexandria
- Royal Jewelry Museum
- Qaitbay Citadel
- Tombs of Kim El-Shouqafa
- Abu Mena
Weather during Eid (average): High: 31°C, Low: 24°C.
From rich wildlife and majestic mountains to scintillating beaches and ancient Buddhist ruins, your sojourn in this paradise will stay close to your heart forever.
- Galle Face Green
- Mosquée Jami Ul Alfar
- Beira Lake
- Pettah Station and Market
- Majestic City
Weather during Eid (average): High: 30°C, Low: 26°C.