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$109 Day Trips & Excursions

Al Ain Oasis from Abu Dhabi Day Trip with Lunch

Begin your full-day tour with a pickup from your Abu Dhabi hotel. Meet your guide, and then relax into your comfortable, air conditioned vehicle as you travel to Al Ain. Known as the “Garden City,” the pretty desert oasis is actually one of the UAE’s oldest cities and sits beneath the Hajar Mountains near the Omani border. As you travel, learn about Al Ain’s history and hear how Bronze Age relics have been found near the city, indicating that its roots stretch back centuries. On arrival, admire the manicured gardens and avenues as you head for Al Ain National Museum. Go inside with your guide to chart Al Ain's history through the exhibits, and view some of the Bronze Age remains unearthed nearby. Continue to Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, formerly the residence of the UAE’s late founder, His Highness Sheikh Zayed, and views its impressive art gallery, meeting rooms and gardens. Next, head to the camel racetrack, livestock market and food market to glimpse into the daily life of Al Ain's residents. See the waterways that snake between the date palms, and hear how these mud-walled water channels have been used for irrigation for millennia. Then, travel by coach up craggy Jebel Hafeet, the 4,098-foot (1,249-meter) mountain that looms over the city. After admiring the views, descend to the hot springs that gush from the foothills of the mountain. Admire the beautiful setting and springs and dip your toes in the cool streams, if you wish. Continue to a 4-star hotel for a buffet lunch of international cuisine. Savor dishes such as grilled meat, fish and salad, and wash your lunch down with drinks at your own expense. Lastly, travel back to Abu Dhabi where your tour ends with a hotel drop-off. Please note: the order of activities as described above may be subject to change on the day of the tour.

$56.52 Day Trips & Excursions

Al Ain City Sightseeing Tour with Lunch from Dubai

Enjoy a great day taking in the sights of the beautiful UNESCO-listed 'Garden City' of Al Ain. En route watch the fascinating and ever-changing desert scenery. On arrival visit the renovated Old Palace of H.H. late Sheikh Zayed, former ruler of Abu Dhabi and UAE's founding President. Next visit the award-winning Al Jahili Fort to view the permanent exhibition dedicated to the intrepid British explorer, Wilfred Thesiger who crossed Rub al-Khali, The Empty Quarter twice in the 1940s. Thereafter a visit to UAE’s oldest Al Ain National Museum reveals artefacts from the 6th Century BCE. Head to the heritage site of Al Ain Oasis where your guide informs you about the Falaj, an ancient underground irrigation system. Afterwards enjoy a photo session at the local camel market, the largest in the region before stopping for a delicious lunch. Later you will make a final stop at the foot of Jebel Hafeet mountain for a look at the popular hot springs before a pleasant drive back.Please note: the order of activities as described above may be subject to change on the day of the tour.

$125 Day Trips & Excursions

Al Ain Garden City Tour From Dubai

Visit the beautiful garden city of Al Ain, the greenest of all the Emirates, on a full-day tour from Dubai.Begin with a visit to the Al Ain Museum with its extensive archaeological collection, including some spectacular second millennium gold pendants. It also houses a reconstruction of the Grand Hili tomb with its rock engravings.Next, go to the top of Jebel Hafeet, UAE's highest peak, giving you stunning views of the desert. At the foot of Jebel Hafeet are hot water springs, ideal for bathing tired feet in steaming therapeutic waters.Then stop at the largest camel market in the UAE, recently renovated to entertain guests all the more. Depending on the time of year, you may see baby camels.Move on to Al Ain Conservation Zoo, which houses some the world's last remaining white lions and tigers. You will have the chance to get up close to the animals while strolling through the wonderful gardens and enclosures. Your trip will also include a buffet lunch at the Al Ain Hilton.

$115 Day Trips & Excursions

Al Ain Tour from Abu Dhabi

  Al Ain, the traditional seat of the Sheikhs, is perhaps the most folkloric of the main cities in the UAE, a corner of the world that encompasses old culture and tradition within the city's daily life till present day. It is in this beautiful oasis that you will be able to experience the desert life in all its glory. Embrace all the rich culture that this city has to offer by joining our Gray line excursion which will take you to the Al Ain National Museum as well as the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum. Learn more about ancient Emirati customs and traditions as you later visit the camel race track and the livestock market. The wealth of culture to be found in this formerly vital desert trading center includes bazaars that date back to the 18th century, where you can watch the heated bargaining and debates at the camel market. Following this, we will head to Jebel Hafeet, a great mountain overlooking the incredible beauty of Al Ain city. We will explore the Hot Springs situated at the foot of the mountain, which are abundantly found throughout the region, and from which the water is said to have a mysterious, magical healing power. To end the tour, we will have lunch in a luxurious hotel where you will be able to sample local dishes from the region before heading back to Abu Dhabi.

$300 Outdoor Activities

Abu Dhabi Telal Resort Desert Safari Private Tour with Dinner

You will be picked up from your hotel or residence at around 2pm and transferred to Al Ain resort and heritage village, beautifully situated in a middle of a desert. On your way to resort you will stop at the water fountain with real swans. Upon arrival you will be welcomed with a traditional coffee and dates. Then, you can have a small rest before heading for a safari.Fulfill your dream of a desert adventure to ride on high dunes with a breath-taking panoramic view of nature in its purest form. You might get a chance to spot exotic local wildlife of Abu Dhabi while on safari, like desert fox and gazelle. Later, you will return to heritage village where you’ll have a choice of a camel ride or a horse ride, desert walk and sand biking. Enjoy a traditional food cooking with local ladies and followed by a dinner.

$57 Tours & Sightseeing

Al Ain City Tour Full-Day with Guide

Al Ain city is located in the East of Abu Dhabi and is the second largest city in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.The Al Ain province is known for the first university of UAE, the birth place of the father of nation and known to be the home of the earliest Bedouin settlements in the Middle East.Our tour to Al Ain start by 09.00 am from your hotel in Dubai accompanied by a professional English speaking tourist guide. The city is surrounded by the Hajar Mountains, sharing the border between UAE and Sultanate of Oman.The green lush boulevards towards Al Ain are beautifully landscaped with palm trees, surrounded by reddish sand dune is indeed a marvelous scenery. We take a photo-stop at the Ain zoo, Hili Garden and Oasis. Visit the archeological excavation site where you get a chance to examine over the remains of mud brick house and age old tombs. The archaeological site is known to be the remains of Bronze Age settlement.  Here you can see the Al Ain Museum where age old pottery and tools are on display which were used before the discovery of oil. We take a short lunch break (at your own expense) during the tour.Continue the tour to visit the Al Jahili fort built in 1890's known to be one of the oldest buildings and used to be the summer house of the ruling family. The fort was built as a watch guard for the date palm groves.The Al Ain tour offers many historical sites and its displays the Bedouin life until today as the city has one of the largest number of local population which is rarely seen in this part of the world.  Our next stop will be Al Ain camel market. The camel market is one of the rarest scenes in the world. During our Al Ain tour you get to dip your feet in hot spring. Then get set ready to continue to the peak of Jebel Hafeet, one of the highest mountain peak located approximate 1249 mts high above the sea level. You shall return back to your hotel by 19.00 hrs