Falcons were once used by the Bedouins for the purpose of hunting. These proud birds with their distinct features are some of the beautiful species of birds on the planet. Get up close and personal with these birds at the Falconry and Saluki Show which can be attended when once selects from any one of the Abu Dhabi hotels on offer. One of the luxury hotels Abu Dhabi is the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara which will offer you easy access to this colourful cultural event.

Regarded by many as one of the region’s most popular sports; falconry is sure to capture the attention of the ardent animal lover and tourists would do well to take time visiting these magical birds. During the show one could inquire from the trainer on the type of falcons on display while they would also happy to answer any question that you might have. Learn of these birds, their lifestyles, hunting patterns and even watch as they fly gracefully in the air and swoop down thereafter on a prey. The show which will end on the 30th of April 2014 is destined to offer travellers valuable insights into these birds of prey who never fail to mesmerise its viewers.

Nigel Walters is a travel writer, who writes under the pen name, Fritzjames Stephen. His content is based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+