The Hidden Treasures of Al Ain (10h)
- Important Info
Get to know the UAE’s “Green City” in a day exploring Al Ain, one of the oldest settlements in the Emirates. Lose yourself in the greenery of the palm tree plantations and stunning oases. Visit culturally inspired heritage sites including camel markets, old forts, palaces and museums.
At a Glance
- Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Full day comprehensive tour of Al Ain
- Roam through beautiful palm plantations, natural springs and oases
- Experience an authentic camel market
- Explore an old palace, fort and the oldest museum in the Emirates
What You Can Expect
Al Ain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements. Located about two hours east of Abu Dhabi, the city is best known for its luscious greenery and as being the birthplace of the United Arab Emirates’ founding father, Sheikh Zayed.
Discover a tranquil haven full of traditionally cultivated green landscapes in the UAE’s ‘Green City’. At the heart of the city, explore palm tree plantations, natural springs and the surrounding oasis scenery.
Stopover at one of the last few remaining camel markets in the area at an authentic camel market. Roam the renovated old palace of H.H Sheikh Zayed, the late ruler of Abu Dhabi and President of the UAE.
Visit the oldest museum in the UAE, the historical Al Jahili Fort and learn more about the traditional “Falaj” underground irrigation systems at the Al Ain Oasis. At the end of your round trip, stop by the hot springs located at the foot of the Jebel Hafeet.
- Comprehensive full day tour of Al Ain
- Entrance to Al Jahili fort museum
- Tour guide
- Transfer to and from your hotel in Dubai
Operation Hours: Every Saturday
Duration: 10 hours
Meeting Point: Your hotel or residence in Dubai
Departure Time: 07:00 h
Return Details: 16:30 h
Tour Type: Sharing Basis
Driving Distance: 150 km
- Food and drink
- Gratuities (optional)
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.