Set among lush greenery and oases, Al in is reckoned as the “Garden City of the Gulf”. Also deemed as the emirate’s heritage heartland, it is the birthplace of Shiekh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the father of UAE and the first president of the UAE. Watch to your delight as we unfold before you the beauty of this oasis city through our city tour.
You will be picked up from your selected hotel or location by Oceanair Travels tour guide who will lead you to the private AC minivan drive from Dubai to Al Ain Oasis for around an hour
First we will be visiting the once a political and social hub, the Al Ain Palace Museum. Next will be a stopover at the Al Ain Oasis, known for its ancient underground irrigation, the “Falaj”.
We continue to discover the city’s unique heritage as we look around the Al Ain National Museum. We will then drive towards the towering rocky mountain of Jebel Hafeet, the Emirates second highest peak and stands guard over Al Ain. For chance to up close camels, we stop by the Camel Market, the last souk of its kind in the UAE, before halting for a lunch " optional".
From there our journey takes us to the picturesque Al Jahili Fort, one of UAE’s most historic buildings, being the former main site of the Omani Trucial Scouts who protected the mountain passes and kept peace between the tribes. On our way back to Dubai, we will drop by the Hili Archaeological Garden, a public garden and archaeological site of the remnants of a Bronze Age settlement.
After the completion of your tour enjoy the ride back to your selected hotel/ location.