UAE residents get visa-on-arrival to seven countries during Eid al-Fitr break

Asma Ahmed - | UAE

Commence your Eid journey! This holiday season, discover captivating locales without difficulty.

These destinations, ranging from vibrant metropolises to tranquil coastlines, provide visa-on-arrival opportunities that are ideal for creating lasting impressions.


Nestled between Europe and Asia, Azerbaijan is a fusion of modernity and antiquity. Its capital, Baku, showcases futuristic architecture alongside historic marvels like the Palace of the Shirvanshahs. Sheki boasts grand palaces, while Gobustan's mud volcanoes captivate. Delight your palate with Azerbaijani cuisine, featuring savory dishes like plov and kebabs. UAE residents holding valid residency visas can secure a month-long tourist visa upon arrival, granting them a blissful 30-day stay.


Georgia offers a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary allure, complemented by breathtaking landscapes and hospitable locals. Tbilisi's quaint streets and vibrant arts scene enchant visitors. To delve into ancient lore, explore Mtskheta and Uplistsikhe. With confirmation from various airlines and travel agencies, UAE residents with valid residency visas enjoy visa-free entry to Georgia for up to 90 days by simply presenting their residence visas upon arrival.


Kenya beckons travelers, including UAE residents, with a visa-free policy to bolster its thriving tourism. While an electronic travel authorization is necessary, the process is streamlined. Encounter unrivaled wildlife spectacles, from the Great Migration in the Masai Mara to encounters with the Big Five. Kenya's coastal gem, Mombasa, offers relaxation amidst safari adventures.


Renowned for pristine beaches and opulent resorts, the Maldives extends a 30-day visa-on-arrival to UAE residents and global tourists. No prior approval is required, but visitors must meet entry requisites, including a valid passport, return ticket, prepaid accommodation, and ample funds.


Nepal extends visa-on-arrival to most nationalities, including UAE residents, with durations ranging from 15 to 90 days. Indian passport holders enjoy visa exemption. Discover Nepal's awe-inspiring landscapes, cultural riches, and legendary trekking trails like Annapurna and Everest.


Neighboring Oman boasts awe-inspiring natural wonders, from the scenic Musandam Peninsula to the tranquil Wahiba Sands. All UAE residents can secure a 30-day visa-on-arrival, provided their residency remains valid for at least three months.


Travelers interested in history will love Samarkand, a city on the Silk Road with beautiful architecture like the Registan Square. Homestays and yurt camping are just two of the many immersive experiences that Uzbekistan has to offer its guests. Uzbekistan welcomes UAE nationals for up to 30 days of pleasure, as long as their residence permits are valid for another 90 days after entering the country.

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