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Al Ain Day Trip from Abu Dhabi with Lunch provided by Emirates Tours and Safaris

Al Ain Day Trip from Abu Dhabi with Lunch

Al Ain Day Trip from Abu Dhabi with Lunch
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About
Visit Al Ain from Abu Dhabi on this full-day tour and avoid having to hire a car or find local cabs or buses. Enjoy the scenery on route, and tour the highlights of this ‘Garden City’ with a guide to provide background. View Bronze Age finds at Al Ain Museum, visit the camel race track, souks, and palm groves, and enjoy an included lunch and admissions for a great-value trip.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English
Highlights
  • Visit the ‘Garden City’ of Al Ain in a day from Abu Dhabi
  • Travel to the city with ease and experience another side of the UAE
  • Visit museums, markets, and date groves, and learn about them via a guide
  • Good for history buffs, with lunch, entry fees, and coach transport included
What to expect
  • Your tour starts at your Abu Dhabi hotel, where you board a climate-controlled coach destined for Al Ain, situated near the mountainous UAE-Oman border. On route, hear how Al Ain’s parks have given it the nickname of the ‘Garden City,’ and learn how ancient archaeological finds have proved that the area was first settled in the Bronze Age. View the Bronze Age artifacts at Al Ain National Museum and explore the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, once home to the UAE’s late founding father. Then, call  at the camel racing track, livestock market, and food market to glimpse local life before heading into a palm grove to see its falaj—mud-built irrigation channels. Next, drive up Jebel Hafeet mountain for bird’s-eye city views before seeing the hot springs at its base and relaxing over a buffet lunch at a local hotel. Finally, your tour concludes at the original start point.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Visit the ‘Garden City’ of Al Ain in a day from Abu Dhabi
  • Travel to the city with ease and experience another side of the UAE
  • Visit museums, markets, and date groves, and learn about them via a guide
  • Good for history buffs, with lunch, entry fees, and coach transport included
What to expect
  • Your tour starts at your Abu Dhabi hotel, where you board a climate-controlled coach destined for Al Ain, situated near the mountainous UAE-Oman border. On route, hear how Al Ain’s parks have given it the nickname of the ‘Garden City,’ and learn how ancient archaeological finds have proved that the area was first settled in the Bronze Age. View the Bronze Age artifacts at Al Ain National Museum and explore the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, once home to the UAE’s late founding father. Then, call  at the camel racing track, livestock market, and food market to glimpse local life before heading into a palm grove to see its falaj—mud-built irrigation channels. Next, drive up Jebel Hafeet mountain for bird’s-eye city views before seeing the hot springs at its base and relaxing over a buffet lunch at a local hotel. Finally, your tour concludes at the original start point.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 12596ALAIN
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks with lunch (available to purchase)
Duration
9h
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Emirates Tours and Safai LLC is a company based in Abu Dhabi and our pickup locations are within Abu Dhabi only. Unfortunately, we do not offer pickup from Dubai or any other emirates except Abu Dhabi. We offer pickup from any Hotel, Shopping Malls in Abu Dhabi or from the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal.
  • Ports:
  • AbuDhabi Cruise Terminal
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks with lunch (available to purchase)
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Emirates Tours and Safai LLC is a company based in Abu Dhabi and our pickup locations are within Abu Dhabi only. Unfortunately, we do not offer pickup from Dubai or any other emirates except Abu Dhabi. We offer pickup from any Hotel, Shopping Malls in Abu Dhabi or from the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal.
  • Ports:
  • AbuDhabi Cruise Terminal
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
9h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Camel Souk
  • 1
    Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Jebel Hafeet
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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4.5
51 reviews
Excellent
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Very good
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Average
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Frank J
5 contributions
Experience beyond expectation who was with you
Oct 2020 • Friends
It was great to travel with this company their guide told us about every important areas like ngorongoro crater oldivai George maasai villages,we learned about animal behaviours and saw them real closer to us.i like d to see angry elephant cutting trees giraffes and deers we are seen almost every area but leopard and cheerers we re seen not in the group of more than two,we also saw different birds that are so many mention
Written February 3, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

J D
Taipei, Taiwan18 contributions
Fantastic day tour of Al Ain
This tour is a nice way to see more than just Abu Dhabi. The tour was great because you get to see so much in a single day. For anyone that wants to learn some history of the region and see spectacular mountain landscapes on the Oman/UAE border this is a very good way to spend a day. Our guide Shiheb was a pleasure to hang out with for the day and he had great information about the region and history.
Written February 19, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! Thank you so much for enjoying the Al Ain Trip with us! It is indeed that Al Ain is one of the best trip that will make you relax while learning a lot about Abu Dhabi. It's great to know that Mr. Shihab took care of you during your trip to the Al Ain and had been a great host. Looking forward to see you again on your next holiday with more of your friends/family! ♥ **Tag us on Instagram @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours. Inquiries are welcome in Instagram and Facebook.
Written February 23, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Abuite
Calgary, Canada25 contributions
A Day Well Spent
Feb 2020
Great service from the front office when I confirmed the trip. My guide Shabeer Parakunath arrived on time at the hotel and was a wealth of knowledge during the day. As I was the only client that day it was like having my private guide! The vehicle was comfortable. As this was my first trip to the UAE I found the itinerary well planned to give a good foundation on the history of the ruling family. I particularly like the trip to the camel market and Jebel Harfeet.

All in all a great trip!
Written February 11, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! Thank you so much for enjoying the Al Ain Trip with us! It is indeed that Al Ain is one of the best trip that will make you relax while learning a lot about Abu Dhabi. It's great to know that Mr. Shabeer took care of you during your trip to and had been a great host! Looking forward to see you again on your next holiday with more of your friends/family! ♥ **Tag us on Instagram @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours.
Written February 17, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

ib2qtpie
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates124 contributions
Absolutely WONDERFUL!
I live in Abu Dhabi and treated visiting friends to the Al Ain Trip. From on time pickup in a lovely vehicle to our return, the trip was informative and entertaining! Our extremely informative guide did a marvelous job describing the area. This tour is a bargain with MUCH to see! We loved the camel race track! Al Jahili Fort with Sir Wilfred Thesinger's incredible pictorial account of crossing the desert with the Bedoin is not to be missed! The buffet lunch was well presented and tasty. (This trip is well suited for anyone who is physically challenged.Lots to see with a minimum amount of walking and stairs.)
This tour will definitely be a part of my visitors "Welcome to the UAE!"
Written January 24, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Mrs, Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! Thank you so much for enjoying the Al Ain Trip with us! It is indeed that Al Ain is one of the best trip that will make you relax while learning a lot about Abu Dhabi. Starts from the Al Ain Oasis, which is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011 then going to Al Ain Museum & Al Jahili Fort then have a 5* Buffet lunch in Bawadi then visit to Camel Market and Livestocks. After you went to the top of Jebel Hafeet Mountain you will visit the Green Mubazzara hotspring park and you will be back to main city of Abu Dhabi with gained knowledge and good memories. We hope to see you again on your next holiday with more of your friends/family! ♥ **Tag us on Instagram @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours. Inquiries are welcome in Instagram and Facebook.
Written January 25, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Muhazir M
6 contributions
Trip ✌✌
Dec 2019 • Friends
Wow !! It was an adrenaline pumping drive.Exploring desert was the most exciting and adventurous experience .our Guide Nadeem did a wonderful job to create a goospumb experience for us. Dune bashing was the exciting and breathtaking moments .we had a safe adventurous trip with Nadeem. His photographic skill was appreciable . And we got some other activities like sand boarding , belly dance, and some refreshments. Watching sunset in the dessert was most wonderful experience. Thanks Emirates tours and safary teams for the wonderful package. Thanks buddy (Nadeem) for a mind blowing safe drive.
Written December 24, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Muhazir, Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! Thank you so much for sharing with us your experience. Emirates Tours & Safari LLC really appreciates your time in doing so! It is such a wonderful feeling knowing that we had given you amazing memories to last a lifetime on your desert safari trip with us. You are indeed lucky to have Marshal Nadeem as you Safari guide as he is one of our most fun and reliable safari guide in the field. We would certainly look forward in having you again on our tours in the future! **Tag us on Instagram @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours. Inquiries are welcome in Instagram and Facebook
Written March 11, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

mich502
Toronto, Canada484 contributions
well worthwhile tour in Abu Dhabi
Dec 2019 • Family
received quick confirmation from Emirates Tour once I booked through Trip Advisor that was a peace of mind as we were on cruise ship
Me. Noushad Bandar was our tour guide and driver for the day. He was on time to pick us up at the cruise terminal. We were the only tree people for that day so it was like a private tour for us. Nice air conditioning Toyota 7seater van which was spacious for three of us.
Noushad Bandar explained history, culture, and daily local life of UAE to us while he drove us to Al Ain. Lunch was a nice buffet at a nice hotel with enough shopping time after we ate.
Noushad Bandar gave us an bonus stop at a desert to take some pictures which was not included in this trip. Also we had a photo opportunity outside of Grand Mosque on our way back to the terminal. Thank you so much Noushad Bandar and Emirates Tour that made our Abu Dhabi UAE experience a very great and special one.

Highly recommended to all.
Written December 9, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC really appreciate your time in sending us your wonderful feedback, thank you so much! It is our great pleasure that we were able to provide memorable experiences with the tours / services we have arrange for you. We will definitely pass your kind compliments to our guide Noushad Bandar. We would definitely love to have you again on our tours on your next holiday!
Written December 12, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

hanverschure2017
Leuven, Belgium6 contributions
Worth a detour, better than most UAE cities
Apr 2019
Al Ain is the only town that has shown respect for its old traditions. Unlike Dubai, and Abu Dhabi, it has not built arrogant hgh-rise, and has respected reasonable rules and building codes for all new developments. That is also the reason why it is on the list of UNESCO worldheritage sites The restored old Fort is a real jewel, the Palm Oasis, the mountain outside the city, even the camelmarket are all very worthwhile visiting. Unfortunately some of the newer town extensions, even thou they remain low-rise (6 floors) are not so attractive, and look sometimes like more of the same commercial standard features ones sees everywhere. Al Ain can be easily reached by a less than 2 hours car ride on a very good highway from either Dubai or Abu Dhabi.
Written August 7, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you so much hanverschure2017 for your awesome feedback to Emirates Tours & Safari LLC! We greatly appreciate your time in sharing with us your amazing experience in our Al Ain City tour. Looking forward in having you again on our tours on your next visit!
Written August 11, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

paynefam2018
Melbourne, Australia12 contributions
DISAPPOINTED
Apr 2019
Reads as an amazing tour - "WITH ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE" However on our trip 2 Brits / 2 Australian / and about 14 germans
For a good 90% of the time our guide only spoke german " GREAT FOR THE German's " but what a boring trip- at one stage our guide said " I HAVE NOT FORGOT YOU " good ? but I still don't know german.
however ,we did see all that was mentioned , not in as much detail as I was expecting , for example the hot springs stop was for a toilet break .Perhaps it was the guide, but one of the worst long tour days I have had . -- All the other tours with this company we did was Fantastic
Written July 16, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

MAXII
Victoria, Canada135 contributions
Fabulous in Every Way
I simply cannot say enough or praise enough the professional service, the tour content or our guide Ken.

From initial email questions through booking, the prompt and courteous service was excellent.

Our guide, Ken arrived on time and gave us everything in our tour we expected and more. His knowledge, conversation and driving was wonderful. We really enjoyed his companionship and his sharing of knowledge of the local culture. Oh and hubby is forever grateful you helped him find a birthday card Ken😉

The tour contents were terrific! Seeing the beauty of the desert sands, the gorgeous homes, Bedouin lifestyle, camel farm and camels on the racetrack all with a super lunch & friendly guide are memories we will forever hold dear.

Thanks to you all for a once in a lifetime experience.
Written May 22, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Marleen
Leuven, Belgium7 contributions
Visit to Al Ain , excellent value for money spent
The drive to Al Ain was very relaxing due to a comfortable car and a careful, good driver and guide explaining things along the way. The first and most beautiful stop was at Al Jahili Fort. This was for me one of the absolute highlights of the trip.We could have stayed much longer on the spot but moved on to the Palace museum. After lunch a quick but interesting visit to a famous wholesale livestock market ... including many camels. Before going back to Abu Dhabi another highlight i.e. Jebel Hafeet, driving up to the top of the mountain. A great journey thanks to our most friendly and knowledgeable driver/ guide Saleem Puthan.
Written April 29, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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A fantastic personal tour of Abu Dhabi
We - some colleagues and I - did a half-day tour of the Grand Mosque, the Founder's Memorial, and the Date Market (
Christineampin
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Camel trekking, sand boarding, coffee and dates!
This was the last adventure of our stay here and we are SO glad we didn’t miss it. Our driver, Sadiq, was punctual
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Great tour!
We did the camel trekking and it was amazing! Great hospitality, great driver into the dessert and the camels were
Chrisbashh
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Highly recommended
Awesome experience! Sadiq, our driver was great. Camel riding was everything I hoped and more. This is a must do ac
Ashlay124
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Amazing tour with Rashid
Tour guide Rashid was exceptional! He made this tour a once in a lifetime experience! His expertise driving in th
lilicobos
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Great evening in dunes and camel ride
Great service, everyone was super polite and the guide takes the best pictureS! Really worth it to see the sunset i
hayab400
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Best trip
Wonderful Experience with Haris he is super guide well we had amazing trip with him dunebashing only we have ha
audrillon
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Camel tracking
Reservation made by WhatsApp, for a camel traking in private. The experience was great, a few minutes in the dunes
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Mosque experience
Albulrahman Ameen Alali is knowledgeable and very kind person that introduced us broad information and some shots i
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Excellent Experience
I would like to give 5 star to Nadeem our driver for this activity, he was very good guid and offered excellent ser
240yazidh
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Amazing Visit
I'm always impressed by the beauty of the Mosque even if its not my first visit there... this time we had the adva
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An awesome service
What delightful offering and Team. Coordinated and executed very well. Fun, safe and clean. Thanks-a-million!
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Amazing trip kayaking in the mangroves of Abu Dhabi. We had a group of 3 and got a private tour because no one els
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The best tour
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Visiting the desert during the pandemic
My 3 children visited Abu Dhabi and wanted to see the desert. We found out that Emirates Tours were doing family t
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