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From Dubai: Al Ain - Palm Trees, Forts and Kind People

1. From Dubai: Al Ain - Palm Trees, Forts and Kind People

Welcome to Al Ain, U.A.E, where we invite you to join us on a tour of the city's top attractions! Our tour will take you to some of the most beautiful and historic sites in the area, including: Al Ain Oasis: Next, We will start with the UNESCO world heritage site of Al Ain Oasis, where you can take a leisurely walk among more than 100,000 date palm trees and experience the traditional falaj irrigation system. Al Ain Palace Museum: Our next stop will be the Al Ain Palace Museum, a beautifully restored residence of the UAE's founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Here you'll learn about the traditional Emirati way of life and culture. Al Jahili Fort: We'll also take you to the historic Al Jahili Fort, a well-preserved structure that dates back to the 19th century and was restored to its original glory. You can explore the fort's interior and learn about its fascinating history. Hili Archaeological Park: We'll take you to the Hili Archaeological Park, a unique site that features ancient tombs and ruins dating back to the Bronze Age. You can explore the park's different archaeological sites and learn about the area's rich history. Al Ain National Museum: We'll then visit the Al Ain National Museum, where you'll learn about the rich history and culture of the region, including exhibits on Bedouin life, agriculture, and archaeology. Qasr Al Muwaiji: Our tour will end with a visit to Qasr Al Muwaiji, a beautifully restored fort that has been converted into a museum, showcasing the life and legacy of Sheikh Zayed. Here, you'll learn about the history of the Al Nahyan family and their contribution to the development of the UAE. Jebel Hafeet: We'll start our journey with a visit to Jebel Hafeet, the highest mountain in the UAE, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding desert and cityscape. Al Ain Zoo: Our tour ends at Al Ain Zoo, home to over 4,000 animals, including rare and endangered species. You can enjoy a range of animal encounters and take part in various activities at the zoo. Join us on this unforgettable tour to experience the best that Al Ain has to offer!

Al Ain: 8-Hour Tour for Small Groups

2. Al Ain: 8-Hour Tour for Small Groups

Discover the history of the Emirates and Al Ain, a city in the desert with a population of 650,000 people, a good hour’s drive from Dubai and full of green oases. Visit the Heritage Village and museums that document the development over the past 40 years. Visit the beautiful gardens with palm trees, learn about the irrigation techniques, and admire the Al Ain Oasis. At the various markets, watch the traders haggle over their prices – with wares ranging from fruits to camels. Even falcons play a special role in Al Ain at special farms where the expensive animals are trained and cared for. Enjoy a meal in the home of a local family or at a selected restaurant, and enjoy delicious Arabic dishes. Traditionally, you sit on the floor and eat with your hands but beginners may use a knife and fork. Jebel Hafeet, the highest mountain of the Emirates, is located in Al Ain. From here you can see as far as Oman. Below the mountain is the world’s unique mountain landscape of Green Mubazzarah. You will also stop at a mineral spring. On this tour, get an extensive insight into a country where there is much to discover. Experience a day full of unforgettable impressions.

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What people are saying about Al Ain

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4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Like a family outing - only much better

Great guide to otherwise hidden impressions and insights. Great lunch. Those who want to avoid the usual tourist routes are well served here - well worth the price.