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From Abu Dhabi: Al Ain Full Day Tour with Lunch

1. From Abu Dhabi: Al Ain Full Day Tour with Lunch

Visit Al Ain, the traditional seat of the Sheikhs and perhaps the most traditional of the main cities in the UAE where desert life is best demonstrated. See a true series of oases and take a visit to the Al Ain National Museum and Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, as well as a trip to the camel race track and the livestock market where you can watch real-life bargaining, an important part of the culture.  Following this, head to Jebel Hafeet, the great mountain and its remarkable location that overlooks the beauty of Al Ain city. Also, visit the Hot Springs situated at the foot of the mountain and discover the healing water which is found abundantly in this area. Then, enjoy lunch in a hotel before heading back to Abu Dhabi. 

Abu Dhabi Airport Transfer to Hotel or Vice Versa

2. Abu Dhabi Airport Transfer to Hotel or Vice Versa

After a tiring flight, why not relax and take the worry out of your arrival? Simply book a private transfer by modern, air-conditioned vehicle to your accommodation or location of choice. Your professional driver will wait for you in the arrival area with a name board. Your private transfer can take you between Abu Dhabi International Airport and your hotel in Abu Dhabi city, Yas Island, Saadiyat, Anantara, Al Ain or in Dubai (or vice versa). Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking and you'll be provided with a travel voucher that should be presented to your driver on arrival (or for departure transfers, at the time of your hotel pick-up).

From Dubai: Al Ain City Tour

3. From Dubai: Al Ain City Tour

Al Ain is one of the agricultural centers of the Emirates, a university city and the birthplace of the first President of the UAE.  The first stop is the archaeological Hili Garden which dates back over 500 years. Next, learn about the origins of the city at the Al Ain Museum. Enjoy a shaded walk through the Jimi and Hili oases, before visiting the Al Ain Palace Museum, the residence of the late ruler Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Explore the collection of family portraits and learn how the royal family lived and entertained guests to the palace.  At the end of the day, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Dubai.

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What people are saying about Al Ain

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 363 reviews

It was really a lovely excursion to Al Ain with the nice views on the desert Rub al Khali, and the beautifull Al Ain city, A special thank the driver Shanaka. I recommend this excursion. You won't be disapointed

very complete, very friendly guide, buffet meal of very good quality. schedule respected but with timed stops. French attention by the audioguide only.

Great and varied insight. Lots of information from the voice guide (several languages including German). On time with a good driver / guide.

Everything worked out wonderfully, even though we were late. (Had problems with the suitcase - broken)

Super service, fast transfer, everything went smoothly