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Trip Starting From: Dubai
Trip Location: Abu Dhabi
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If you love beautiful cities, historic cultures and breath-taking architecture, then this tour of the Al Ain city is sure to give you an experience of a lifetime. Al Ain City tour is also known as the visit to Garden City due to its greenery. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the United Arab Emirates, lying on the outskirts of U.A.E. and in proximity to Omani borders.
Explore the delightful Garden City of Al Ain. This tour includes a visit to Hili Archeological site, which contains a portion of the intriguing old tombs and other notable stays of the city. Then continue to the Al Ain Museum, with its broad archaeological accumulation, etc. Al Ain Museum houses a recreation of Grand Hili tomb, with its stone engravings
After that, drive to Jebel Hafeet – UAE’s most elevated crest, giving you shocking perspectives of the desert. At the foot of Jebel Hafeet are high temp water springs-perfect for showering tired feet in steaming restorative waters. Stop at the Camel Market, the biggest camel market in the UAE, as of late remodeled to excite visitors more, then proceed onward to Al Ain Zoo, home to some of the world’s last remaining white lions and tigers.
The complete tour will be of 8 hours.
Note: Pick-up & Drop-off will be from Bur Dubai/Deira.
Minimum 2 persons are required to book this tour.
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Al Ain Zoo – Located at the foothills of Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, it is home for a wide variety of birds, mammals and reptiles. This landscape gives you a chance to interact with some wild animals without any fear.
Jabal-e-Hafeet – A mountainous region, bordering the United Arab Emirates and Oman, it is a nice spot for photoshoots and admiring nature. Al Ain Museum – It is a national museum located in the city of Al Ain. The place beautifully depicts the life of Stone Age, Pre-oil era through numerous artefacts, antiques, and artworks.
Al Ain Oasis – This is the UAE’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, featured with lush green plantations, walking paths, bikes for rent and farming exhibits. Oman Border – To experience one of the best bus rides in UAE, you must go to Oman Border. It has two exclaves, by name Musandam Peninsula and Madha.
Al Ain Shopping Mall for Lunch – With unlimited cuisines and desserts, one can enjoy all kinds of dishes in one place. Al Ain city offers the best shopping malls to have a pleasant lunch with your family. Camel Market – The location is famous for trading camels. One can get to know the varieties of camel and its uniqueness.
If you’re planning for Al Ain city tour for the first time, you need to carry sunscreen, sunglass, and a nice camera to take breathtaking pictures. Since the daily weather of the place is relatively hotter than other parts of the world, you can’t survive easily without a sunscreen.
Sunglasses are also recommended to prevent absorbing the direct sun rays. Please don’t use the local brands as it may lose its purpose within a few hours. When it comes to clothes, avoid wearing transparent clothes due to scorching summer. Especially, shorts, skirts and sleeveless are not allowed wearing in the city.
The distance between Al Ain City and Dubai is 148 km. The best and easiest way to reach Al Ain is by bus. Buses run between the Dubai bus station and Al Ain on an hourly basis. The total duration is 2 hours, and the cost is 15 dirham from Dubai. Moreover, the buses are comfy, clean and air-conditioned and stop halfway for 10 minutes.
Minibuses are also available from Dubai to enjoy the most exciting Al Ain city tour. It runs every 40 minutes from the Bur Dubai taxi station. Al-Ain also has an international airport. One can take less than an hour to reach the city from Dubai.
Al Ain is also called as Garden city because of its green vegetation and picturesque views. The term ‘Al Ain’ is derived from the Arabic language which also means as the Garden City. When you go back to history, this place was previously called as Tawam or al Buraimi Oasis.
The oasis provided water in the early days for farming activities until the modern age. Now the place has a lot of tourist attractions due to the supply of water. The popular Al Ain Zoo is one among them which gives shelter to a diverse variety of plant and animal species.
Broadly speaking, Al Ain has a desert climate with an average temperature of 27.8 degrees C. The rainy season comes during the months of January and February. In February, you can witness an average rainfall of 34 mm. Similarly, the warmest months starts from April and reaches its peak in June. At this time, the average temperature reaches nearly 33.8 degrees C.
Again after July and August, the temperatures reduces to a certain extent gives some cool breeze to its people. Thus, based on the overall temperature, the best time for Al Ain city tour is from early October to mid-January.
Due to strict adherence to United Arab Emirates rules, alcohol is served only in some of the major hotels and nightclubs. If you’re a hotel guest, you can consume alcohol within the premises. People, who drink alcohol in a hotel but aren’t staying there, they should carry their personal liquor license.
People who’d like to consume or possess alcohol need to get liquor permit from the Ministry of Interior. Otherwise, they have to face consequences like fines, arrest, and sometimes imprisonment.
Yes. The tour guide speaks fluent English. As there are many backpackers coming from American and European countries, they are provided with a travel guide who has good fluency in English. Al Ain city tour is famous across the globe; even tourists from Asia and South East Asia who speak English are rushing out to this place during their summer holidays and having an unparallel experience with their family.
In order to attract more tourists, the Al Ain city is loaded with English-speaking tour guides.
The distance between Al Ain city and the Oman border is nearly 100 kilometres. There are frequent buses running between the two destinations for every 40 minutes.
Since it is recognized as one of the major tourist destinations in the UAE, it is well connected with high-quality roads.
One can take a private car and travel from Al Ain to the Oman border. It gives a pretty long-distance driving feel to driving enthusiasts. The roadway is surrounded by a vast landscape of sand, plants, and other species.
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