Al Hili Archaeological Park, Al Ain National Museum, Al Ain Oasis, the Camel Market, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Jahli Fort and the Jebel Hafeet Mountains.
In the heart of Al Ain, near Al Ain National Museum, this impressive oasis is filled with palm plantations, many of which are still working farms. The cool, shady walkways transport you from the heat and noise of the city to a tranquil haven; all you’ll hear is birdsong and the rustle of the palm fronds.
Al Ain city is located in the natural oasis of Al Buraimi in the Emirate of Abu Dhab. It is one of the largest cities in the Emirates which is not opened to the Sea. Al Ain is surrounded by the “Sea of sand” – a stunningly beautiful orange dunes of the desert. Since ancient times, a rich oasis of Al Ain was the resting place of the nomadic tribes. Also there lived the first president of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
Al Ain is the provincial city where life flows are measured. But be sure, there are many interesting places to see! You will be able to see the rulers` of the emirate (Al Nahyan family) palace and a bit of neighboring state of Oman, which border passes through the Al Ain. Also here you can find the largest zoo in the UAE with endangered Oryx and funny miniature penguins. On the winding mountain road you will climb to the top of the highest in the country, Jebel Hafeet Mountain. It will open a magnificent view on oasis which is surrounded by orange sands of endless desert. After a hearty lunch at the hotel on the hill, you will be able to bathe in the medicinal hot springs of Ain al-Faid.
Good to Know:
It is recommended to wear casual clothes.