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Nine last-minute holidays you can still book for UAE National Day

The next public holiday is almost upon us and as the UAE celebrates its Golden Jubilee, most people are set to enjoy a long weekend.

There’s plenty going on across the Emirates if you’re sticking around on National Day, but if you’re craving an overseas trip, there are also several holidays you can still book today.

From river rafting on the Zambezi to soaking up some Maldivian sunshine or feeling the winter chill in Georgia, here are nine holidays worth considering this coming National Day.

1. Go wild in Kenya’s national parks

Take your holiday itinerary up a level with a trip to Kenya this National Day weekend. Air Arabia Holidays has a three-night trip on offer that takes in Nairobi and the country’s Amboseli National Park.

Fly from Sharjah to Kenya on Wednesday, December 1 where you’ll spend one night at the Ibis Styles in the Westlands district of the city, not too far from the Nairobi National Museum. After breakfast on the next morning, you’ll set off on a scenic drive towards Amboseli, which is nestled in the foothills of Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. This will be your base for the next two nights, and guests will enjoy a full-board meal package, unlimited game drives and a safari guide during each stay.

Get set to marvel at Sub-Saharan Africa’s incredible wildlife, including a large number of African elephants, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, impala, giraffes, warthogs, lions, cheetahs and more. Travellers need to have a negative Covid-19 test to enter Kenya, and it must have been taken within the last 96 hours.

Rates from Dh4,134 per person, including flights, transfers and park entrance fees;

2. Indulge in tropical luxury in the Seychelles


With a flight time of little more than four hours from the UAE, the

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