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Eid getaways

To make life a tad easier for you we have put together a list of top short-haul destinations ideal for an extended Eid weekend break

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JORDAN

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Thousands – thousands! – of years of history, or a luxury beach resort? You choose.

RAJASTHAN

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Relax by the lakes of Udaipur, or roam the palaces of Jaipur.

CYPRUS

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Legend says Cyprus is Aphrodite’s birthplace – and the island is easy to fall in love with.

MALDIVES

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With guesthouses now open on the Maldives’ inhabited islands, it’s not all about resorts.

ISTANBUL

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Be amazed by the Blue Mosque and, later, explore the fishing villages and hammams of Istanbul.

SRI LANKA

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Are you game for a spectacular seven-km hike, or perhaps a healing tea plantation?

NEPAL

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This nation has many options for a short break – temples, mountain peaks and wellness as a way of life.

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