Ring in the Islamic New Year – 8 Weekend Getaways for...

Ring in the Islamic New Year – 8 Weekend Getaways for Hijri

Ishak Pasha Palace , Turkey

The Islamic New Year is around the corner and it’s coming on a long weekend (30th August – 1st September)! So, what better way to ring in the Hijri New Year 2019 than heading out with your family and friends for a short getaway. We at Holidayme have hand-picked a few amazing destination packages that will double up your celebrations.

1. Cyprus

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Emerald green sea water with rock arch on Cyprus island

The island country of Cyprus might not be your first choice for a perfect weekend getaway, but once you get here, you will be treated to some strikingly pretty beaches, stunning archaeological sites, quaint villages, and equally stunning cities. Not to forget – the balmy weather – to keep your holiday spirits high!

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2. Turkey

Hijri New Year - Weekend in Turkey

Turkey is a mesmerizing mix of the old and the new; traditional exotic and eclectic modern. Make the most of the long weekend to explore this culturally rich country.

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3. Lebanon

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Hill town of Bsharri and Qadisha Valley

Glamorous beaches, majestic waterfalls, verdant valleys, and awe-inspiring ancient ruins – there is so much to experience in Lebanon. This Middle East destination is the best Islamic New Year getaway for your family.

4. Georgia

Hijri - Georgia This spectacular unspoilt natural destination is just three hours away from the UAE, so pack your bags and get ready to explore Georgia at a throw away price.

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5. Armenia

Where to go on weekends - Armenia

Armenia is an incredible country dotted with beautiful landscapes, ancient monasteries, and picturesque villages – a great destination for a short trip.

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6. Sri Lanka

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Blessed with sun-kissed beaches, pristine rainforests, and a unique exotic culture – Sri Lanka is a charming country and an ideal getaway for the Islamic New Year.

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7. Azerbaijan

The majestic view of Azerbaijan - Hijr New Year Holidays

The ‘Land of Fire’, Azerbaijan is a gorgeous Caucasian country with the most spectacular man-made and natural landmarks waiting to be explored.

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                                                       8. Bosnia

Islamic new year holiday- Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia’s natural beauty is too good to be true. This small yet stunning nation is definitely worth a visit.

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