Al-Ain Oasis’ Sightseeing Tour from Abu Dhabi
Are you searching for a uniquely beautiful place in the UAE for a full-day outing from Abu Dhabi? Al-Ain Oasis City tour is your best chance to experience nature and explore the history of Abu Dhabi. Two hours’ drive from Abu Dhabi takes you to the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in the UAE ‘Al Ain Oasis’, The place is also known as the Garden City. Al-Ain is without a doubt the greenest and the most unique of all cities in the UAE, in terms of its rich greenery, peaceful and down to earth ambiance, historical and traditional places. We have designed this tour in such a way that tour program which covers almost every Al Ain highlight, allowing you to experience the dazzling appeal and charm of this Oasis. Al-Ain is a place that is best for a Family Day trip from Abu Dhabi and each year more than 800,000 travelers from around the world come to Al Ain to experience the unique landscape and rich heritage of the city.
Al-Ain Oasis’ Sightseeing Tour from Abu Dhabi with Camel Market
Pick up: 08.30 – 09.00 Am
Pick up location: Abu Dhabi Hotels
Duration: 08 hours
Tour Type: Guided City with Professional Guide
Languages: Live Tour Guide in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese
Dress Code: Casual dress
Accessibility: Suitable for all including people with less mobility
Tour Category: Small Group Sharing Tour
Day of Operations: Wednesday only
Al-Ain City Sightseeing Tour with Camel Market Visit
Meet our professional guide who will escort you to the city of Al Ain, the traditional seat of the Sheikhs and Al-Ain has been inhabited since at least 3000 BC perhaps the most traditional among the other cities in the UAE and where desert life is best demonstrated. Al Museum has done an excellent job of tracing that history and traditions. Visit Al Ain Museum to learn more about the desert way of life
Stop for lunch in a local restaurant before reaching Camel Market, your tour of the UAE will not complete if you do not get a closer encounter with animals. Camel market helps you to learn about the animal and its significance in the desert way of life.
Visit AL Jahili Fort to view the rare collections of photographs by British adventurer, desert explorer, and writer Wilfred Thesiger with a focus on his journeys into the Empty Quarter during the 1940s. Your city tour will end with a visit to Jebel Hafeet Mountains where you will have the beauty of the city from the top, enjoy the ride through one of the best roads in the world. After the city tour transfer back to your hotel in Abu Dhabi.
Top Attractions to see on your Al Ain City Tour:
Al-Ain Museum: The oldest museum in the country was opened in the year 1971 under the leadership of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The museum was built to showcase the archaeological artifacts founded from the area and the museum showcases the history of the city from the stone age through the foundation of the nation. The ethnographic section of the museum helps you in learning about the culture and arts of the region and its historic civilization. The archaeological section showcases artifacts from the area which includes flint tools and arrowheads dating to the sixth millennium BCE. The well maintained and spacious Al Ain Museum is giving you a glimpse of the past, the people and their culture.
Al-Ain Palace Museum: The Bedouin-style architecture dated back to 1937 was the residing place of late Sheikh Zayed and his family. The fort was later converted into a museum in the year 1998. The Museum showcases the day to day life of Late Shaikh Zayed.
Camels and deserts probably the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind when they hear about Dubai.
Al-Ain Oasis; The UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011 spread across 3000 acres and provides a unique sight into the inhabitants of the region who began taming the deserts 4000 years ago. The oasis area has more than 147,000 date palm trees with different varieties. It’s also defined by its traditional Aflaj irrigation systems, which carry fresh spring water from the Hajar Mountains. The new addition Eco-Centre helps the visitors to understand the site's Ecosystem, historic evolution and the lifestyle of the people.
Camel Souk / Camel Market: Al Ain's tourist hot spot Camel Market is part of the central market of Al Ain. The dusty, noisy, and chaotic Al Ain Market will give an insight into the day to day activities livestock trading. You are free exploring the market, learn about different types of camels and take the photos of the animal, and if you are lucky you may get to see the mock races.
Al Jahili Fort Al Ain; Established to protect the palms tree’s in the region the fort is one of the largest in the UAE. The fort opened its gate to the public in the year 2008, has been one of Al Ain's major points of interest. The notable displays are the rare collections of photographs by British adventurer, desert explorer, and writer Wilfred Thesiger with a focus on his journeys into the Empty Quarter during the 1940s.
Jebel Hafit Mountain: Bordered with Oman, above 1240 meter Jebel Hafit peak is highest in the Emirate and second highest in the UAE. You will be guided to the peak via winding highway which has been selected among the world’s greatest driving roads. Upon reaching the top you will be welcomed with the magnificent views over Al Ain.