The UAE as we know it is a conglomeration of seven emirates in the middle-east. Among the seven emirates are Abu Dhabi- the capital and the biggest Emirate, followed by Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah, Sharjah, and al Quwain.

Even though it is a federation, the UAE has come a long way from its medieval pre-oil days, and now caters to a huge amount of tourists each year. This Middle Eastern country is a multi-faceted nation that is a perfect blend of metropolitan skylines and rustic dunes. It is for this reason that the Emirates is known to have something for everyone. Be it the corporate traveller, the inquisitive tourist, the adventure junkie, or a connoisseur, every expectation is met at this destination.

The Emiratis have deciphered the key to a fun-filled life- be it in the air, the water, or on land. Every establishment here is awe-inspiring and full of grandeur.

Read on to know more about this magnificent dream destination.


  • Skydiving:
    A must on the list of every traveler visiting the UAE, skydiving is one of the most sought after activities here. Get your adrenaline in full throttle with this free fall from the sky. Experience this once in a lifetime activity at The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. You can also opt for the unique indoor skydiving experience at the Abu Dhabi Country Club.
  • Bungee Jumping:
    The Middle East’s only permanent bungee jumping facility is at the Dubai Gravity Zone, a popular choice amongst tourists. Equipped with trained employees and the latest security standards, this place will surely get your heart racing.
  • Ballooning:
    Nestle in a hot air balloon for a memorable joyride. Experience the UAE from 1200 ft above sea level and let the dunes glowing in the golden sunlight take your breath away.


  • Snorkelling:
    If you are a curious traveler who leaves no stone unturned during your many excursions, then snorkeling is for you. Explore the marine ecosystem of the Emirates by booking your spot with one of the many famous diving centres located predominantly in the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Fujairah.
  • Kayaking:
    The entire coastline of the UAE awaits you if you like exploring nature in new ways. Reach inaccessible mangroves, observe wildlife in its true element, and witness stunning sceneries while kayaking at Abu Dhabi and Umm al Quwain.


  • Dune bashing:
    Own the mighty sand dunes of the Emirates with a dune bashing experience. Take the regular desert safari up to a notch by taking on the dunes on your own. Tackle the terrain and let the desert vibe seep into your soul with this thrilling activity that is unique to this region.
  • Desert Camping:
    Set out to explore the desert like a true Emirati. Find yourself amidst the rustic setting of the vast desert with a typical camp night that lets you relive the old-world charm of the golden dunes.

The UAE is truly a traveler’s paradise. Explore all the activities that the Emirates has to offer; simply get a car rental from Hertz and set out on a new adventure!