After nearly 1.5 hours on the road, arrive in town and admire the palm trees and leafy streets that attributed to Al-Ain’s moniker. As the birthplace of the influential Sheik Zayed, the city benefited from his patronage and his passion for greenery around the desert. Your first stop is Sheik Zayed Palace Museum to learn about the man and his life in the city as you explore his former home. Discover the picturesque courtyards where he relaxed, and see his bedroom where he is said to have humbly slept on the floor.
Continue to Al-Ain Camel Market to experience a taste of old-world Arabia on a walk around the enclosures. A hubbub of hawkers’ haggling and camels’ braying, the famous market is as colorfully chaotic as Emirati markets get, so soak up the atmosphere and pose for photos in front of the humpbacked beasts that are traded around the gulf.
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Al Ain City Sightseeing Tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Local guide
- Transport by air-conditioned mini bus
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid copy of your passport is required on the day of travel
- The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public
- It is considered offensive to photograph Arab women
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Robin V, July 2010
Reviewed by: novotny, April 2015
The guide was excellent but as the tour was taken on Monday, all museums were closed. The tour lasted 6 hours and not advertised 9.