Al Ain City Tour Explore City of Gardens with Museums & Forts & Camel Racetrack

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Al Ain, the traditional seat of the Sheikh

A visit to the Al Ain National Museum and Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum is a must, as is a trip to the camel racetrack and the livestock market. The wealth of culture to be found in this formerly vital desert trading Centre includes a bazaar that dates back to the 18th century. You can also discover a date palm grove with the ancient ‘falaj’ – irrigation system and watch the bargaining at the camel market. Following this, we will head to Jebel Hafeet, the great mountain that enjoys a remarkable location that overlooks the beauty of Al Ain city. We will also visit the Hot Springs situated at the foot of the mountain to explore that healing water is found abundantly in this area, subsequent to this very amazing tour, we will have lunch in a 5-star hotel. After which we head back to Abu Dhabi.

Additional Info

Duration: 7 hours
Starts: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Trip Category: Walking & Biking Tours >> Walking Tours



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Al Ain, the traditional seat of the Sheikh

A visit to the Al Ain National Museum and Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum is a must, as is a trip to the camel racetrack and the livestock market. The wealth of culture to be found in this formerly vital desert trading Centre includes a bazaar that dates back to the 18th century. You can also discover a date palm grove with the ancient ‘falaj’ – irrigation system and watch the bargaining at the camel market. Following this, we will head to Jebel Hafeet, the great mountain that enjoys a remarkable location that overlooks the beauty of Al Ain city. We will also visit the Hot Springs situated at the foot of the mountain to explore that healing water is found abundantly in this area, subsequent to this very amazing tour, we will have lunch in a 5-star hotel. After which we head back to Abu Dhabi.

Itinerary

Al Ain, the traditional seat of the Sheikhs is perhaps the most traditional of the main cities in the UAE and it is here that the desert life is best demonstrated. A true series of oases, there is evidence that habitation in this glorious corner of the world has continued for millennia.

Highlights

Day trip to Al Ain from Abu Dhabi with a local guide

Explore the UAE’s oasis “Garden City,” known for its green parks

Visit Al Ain National Museum and Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

See the traditional falaj water channels amid the oasis palms

Travel up Jebel Hafeet mountain for epic city views

Walk around a food market, camel racetrack and mountain springs

Savor a buffet lunch of international cuisine at a 4-star hotel

Stop At:

• Jebel Hafeet, Jabal R/a, Al Ain United Arab Emirates
• Al Ain National Museum, Al Ain United Arab Emirates
• Camel Souk, Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain United Arab Emirates



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