As a local travel specialist, we know Dubai is much more than the glitz and glam of the modern skyscrapers and luxury beach resorts. Let us take you on a journey to the less known gems of the city.
The Dubai Creek, a saltwater creek which runs through Dubai, is dotted by lush mangroves and surrounded by salt and mudflats. It comes to an impressive end at Ras Al Khor. This unique wetland of unspoiled nature is a dream come true for the photographers. Situated close to the city center, Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal place to spot some rare species of birds amidst the natural beauty. A visit to Ras Al Khor offers a rare glimpse of the unseen Dubai which is vastly different from the glamorous side of Dubai.
One of the few urban protected areas in the world, Ras Al Khor is home to more than 20,000 birds of 67 species, making it an ideal spot for eco-friendly tourists. Although not officially so, Ras Al Khor is also fondly called as the Dubai bird park. Renowned for its pink flamingos that steal the show in winter, you can also spot reef herons, great egrets, cormorants, black-winged stilts, grey herons, osprey, sandpipers and many such birds here.#wildlife #wildlifephotography #rasalkhor #rasalkhorwildlifesanctuary #flamingo #dubai #travel #travelmore #hiddengems #dubaihiddengems #travelinspo #bespoketravel #bespokeholidays #tailormadeholidays