About the Location
Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is an inland oasis city on the eastern border with Oman. It’s known as the Garden City for its palm groves and natural springs. Bronze Age remains include tombs on the towering Jebel Hafeet, a mountain to the south, and in Al Hili Archaeological Park, to the north. In the heart of the city, the Al Ain Oasis has been opened as the UAE’s first curated UNESCO World Heritage site visitor experience. On the edge of Al Ain Oasis, Al Ain museum showcases the city's unique heritage and history. This is also an excellent destination for tourists interested in local culture. Top things to do include an excursion to the camel market, a four-wheel-drive trip up to Jebel Hafeet's summit, a day spent among the wave pools and white water rafting facilities of Wadi Adventure Waterpark, and a visit to the Al Ain mall, a premier shopping and leisure destination.