On this tour, let us explore why Abu Dhabi seizes an understated class when equated to its more prominent sibling Dubai. Here, the attention is less on true pizzazz and more on pure lavishness – all joined with Middle Eastern charisma. Here you can catch the best of all, from pristine beaches to topnotch sporting occasions and a peep of the local, more rustic tradition.
Al Ain tour stapled with this would take you to the lushest of all Emirates. Identified as the “Garden City”, Al Ain is the most cultural weave in the fabric of Arab. Let’s explore the ventures that this holiday holds in it.
4 nights / 5 days
- Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
- The Grand Mosque
- Union Square
- Drive along Corniche
- The Heritage Village
- Marina Mall
- Hili Gardens
- Al Ain Palace Museum
- Al Ain National Museum
- Jahili Fort
- Abu Dhabi’s Mangroves
Day 1: Arriving Abu Dhabi
Have a relaxed and pleasing flight to Abu Dhabi. Meet and assist on reaching the Abu Dhabi International Airport. Then prepare to be welcomed at the halal-friendly hotel that would be pre-booked catering to your taste.
Falcon Hospital Visit and Abu Dhabi City Tour
Usually it’s not good news when your trip involves a visit to the hospital but this is not the case here. The Falcon Hospital is one of the Abu Dhabi’s more unusual yet interesting attractions. The world’s first hospital entirely devoted to the predatory bird falcon. Guided tours of the hospital will give you awareness into the history of the sport and the physiology of this beautiful bird. You’ll get to enjoy the birds’ dive through a free-flight enclosure and witness the feel of a falcon perching on your arm.
Abu Dhabi is always burning with deluxe Arabian glory and fashionable wonders. Have a city tour beginning with the gorgeous and tranquil Grand Mosque, which is a mind-blowing example of devotion to detail. Completed in 2007, the Grand Mosque was envisioned to be an architectural masterwork that welded both novel and classical Islamic charms.
After visiting the Grand Mosque, you will be steered to the city’s center where you will see the Union Square that shows the tradition and heritage of the Emirates through numerous sculpted objects signifying the pure Arabian themes.
After a drive beside the Corniche, you will pause at the Heritage Village, which is a renewal of the traditional oasis village featuring an eye-catching peek into the emirate’s ancient history.
You will conclude your day by relishing the pleasure of experiencing shopping at Abu Dhabi Marina Mall – the hub of gatherings and lavish shops featuring brands and designer labels.
Day 3: Al Ain City Tour
Get ready to explore the charming desert oasis with us. Your tour will commence at the Hili Gardens to explore the archaeological digs that trace back to more than 5 thousand years.
Then you will advance to Al Ain Palace Museum to relish a fortress that used to be the home of the ruler Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Here you would get to observe an assemblage of the family portraits to have an insight into their royal lives.
Next, you will continue you exploratory day to the Al Ain National Museum, which gives an outlook of country’s cultural values and its Arab traditions. After the museum tour you will have a chance to see the camels up close and learn how these distinctive animals have been a part of Bedouins over the years and what purpose do they serve today.
At the end of the day, before returning to Abu Dhabi, you can enjoy a brief stopover at the Jahili Fort, that hosts several exhibitions, to take in the photography compilation of the renowned explorer Wilfred Thesiger.
Day 4: Tour of Abu Dhabi’s Mangroves
Drift in the nature with a tour of capital’s mangroves. Along a small dirt trail, right off the main road is where you will discover the wild mangroves. In just under two hours, coupled with the choice of taking a quick dip, the tour proposes a welcoming adjournment from the heat. Confront a diversity of marine and terrestrial life while you paddle your way across the mangroves.
Day 5: Free Day for Personalized Fun
This day is free for your leisure. Take a chance in discovering and touring around the unexplored nooks of the city and feel the traveler’s spirit.
For ladies, we have the following recommendations:
– Ice Skating at Zayed Sports City
– Ladies’ Night at Yas Water World
– Ladies’ only Al Bateen Beach
– Spa Treatments
– Shopping at the Marina Mall and Yas Mall
Day 6: Return
Check out from the hotel before noon. For departure, you will then be transported to the Abu Dhabi International Airport.