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An endless exciting exploration of Oman for travelers
The United Arab Emirates is a group of seven states located in South West Asia, adjoining the
Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia. UAE with its blend of
mountainous terrain, sandy hills and seashore is a paradise for adventure seekers. With
pleasures like Desert Safari, Watching dolphins & birds, Scuba Diving, Sand Skiing, Hiking and
Mountain Trekking UAE can make visitors feel out of world with every minute of ultimate
excitement.

Many species of dolphins are present off the shores of the UAE basically due to their known
habitat preferences. The humid, sandy shallows of the Arabian Gulf are in strong distinction to
the East Coast atmosphere, and host some species adapted for shallow water life, such as the
Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin. The deep underwater canyons and cliffs on the edge of the
continental shelf off UAE's east coast is where most species can be found, including deepwater
cetaceans like the Risso's dolphin.

It is possible to view dolphins in the UAE's waters most of the year. Conditions are perfect in the
UAE from late March to July, when the sea-surface is cool, the moisture and warmth in May and
June can be problematic. Though, dolphin watching can be pleasing at nearly any time. Only the
winter winds of north are expected to produce viewing troubles. Early mornings and evenings
are usually the best times to search for cetaceans, as the sea is often soother and the light is
good. They can be found at any place offshore, the greater parts of finding dolphins are
somewhat near to shore, as compare to whales that are mostly found well offshore. It is
promising to watch some cetaceans from the land, including both whales and dolphins. If you
venture slowly out to sea by boat and wait, watch and listen for splashes then you can hear the
blow of a whale from rather a distance, even before you can see it.

Mountain Trekking is another attraction that temp adventurous tourist to visit Oman to get the
thrill that is one of its kind. Hajar mountain range with its uneven landscape is a great place to
take pleasure in a trekking holiday; with its peak slope in the north leaning directly in to the sea.
The southern part of the area has been formed from sedimentary and igneous rocks, and is a
focus for geology students as well. The sight of sand hills giving a rust color territory and the
calm desert landscape with its persistently shifting views is also a key appeal for the trekkers. All
visitors in UAE admit it as one of the world’s most awesome sight.

Arabia is the single place that makes frankincense that is usually mixed with other fragrances
and when burnt it yield a pure white fragrant smoke. Its resin can be chewed to relieve the
stomach and for throat pain. It is also used as a medicine and in the past it was used for
embalming, as a cure for cancer, leprosy, and syphilis. UAE tradition shows that they used the
milky liquid of the frankincense tree, and called it luban, which may mean milk. Spices and many
herbs are used to prepare perfumes, cosmetics, air fresheners etc. It is part of the Gulf's region's
heritage and a mark of hospitality; festivals events like weddings, Eid and births celebrations are
incomplete without burning them.
Summary
Holiday attractions of Oman like watching dolphins and Trekking can make visitors feel out of
world ultimate excitement. Frankincense is part of the Gulf's region's heritage and a mark of
hospitality and festivals like weddings, Eid and births celebrations are incomplete without
burning them.

				
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Description: Holiday attractions of Oman like watching dolphins and Trekking can make visitors feel out of world ultimate excitement. Frankincense is part of the Gulf's region's heritage and a mark of hospitality and festivals like weddings, Eid and births celebrations are incomplete without burning them.