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HAFIT mountain is the highest point in the country , offering a panoramic view of the Empty Quarter. It is popular tourist rendezvous and the peak is reached along and excellent mountain road where a hotel is being built , On the way to the top and at the top there are so many car parking, Places and areas where you can sit with your family and enjoy your time in special way!!

HAFIT mountain is also the site of archaeological finds dating back to the end of the fourth millennium B.C. The slopes around Jebel Hafit are full of caves which are explored by adventure groups. Settlements near it are famed for their honey and camel milk production.

At the bottom of HAFIT mountain there are many hot springs, where you can enjoy a very hot bath, which is very healthy.

Note(all this is free!!, there is NO admissions, parking fees).

Location:on the South East of AL-Ain city center 


Ain Al-Faydhah is a resort, it is located on the west of Jabal HAFIT. In Al-Faydhah you can find what entertainment you want, there are two swimming pools, one for men and the other for ladies, there is a bowling center, Snooker, Pool and Peliard Centers. If you like horses and want to ride one, you can do that in Al-Ain Faydhah! If you are tired from the city life and you want to have a rest on the lovely quite garden, you do that in Al-Ain Faydhah Parks! If you want to spend a holiday with your family on the luxury shale, but you do not want to spend too much money, you can hire a very large chalet on Al-Ain Al-Faydhah at very low price!! If you do not wont a chalet, and you want to just one or two bedrooms, you go to Al-Ain Al-Faydhah Hotel, also you will not believe the incredible low prices!! Also there so many western and eastern restaurants, and a lot to see!!

Location:on the west of Jabal HAFIT. 


AL Ain Zoo and Aquarium was opened in 1969 . So it is already well - known not only within the borders of Abu Dhabi but outside them as well in this short time. The Zoo developed on the instructions of the UAE President who maintains an active interest in the facility and in the welfare of its animals. The importance of this zoo lies not only in the its attraction today but also in its future value. Nature has since time immemorial attracted mankind . But it is in danger throughout the world.

In 27 years , the zoo has expanded into an enormous collection of both common and rare animals. The largest area in the zoo is reseved for Arabian antelope and deer . Extensive tree shaded paddocks offer good breeding conditions for a wide variety of African antelope , such as oryx , eland , gazzelle and lechwe. Also , there are many kinds of animals from all over the world.

The Big cat house opened in january 1985 holds lions , tigers , pumas, black and spotted leopards and the jaguars.

Al-Ain Zoo is open every day

Location: On the South, About 5 miles away from the city center.
The admission for Al-Ain Zoo is just 0.50 Dirham for children, and 1 Dirham for adults (which equals $0.30 for adult)!!


Ai Ain Museum was built by H.H.Sheikh Zayed's father over 80 years ago . AL Ain Museum is divided into two sections Ethnograghical and Archaeological. The Ethnographical section contains artefacts such as traditional garments household items and utensils , and gold and silver jewellery which reflect the customs and traditionas of the daily life of the Bedouin people of the region . The Archaeological section displays finds from discoveries made throughout the Emirates from the past three decades. On display are interesting finds from Jebel Hafit, Hili and Quattra in the AL Ain region , and also from Umm An - Nar Island near Abu Dhabi and Qusais in Dubai . These discoveries date back to the Bronze and Iron Ages. Each passing year Al Ain Museum grows in wealth as new finds from recently excavated sites and gifts to the museum enrich its displays . The Entrance fee for young and old is modest by any standards at 50 fils .
SUMMER 8:00 AMTO 1:00 PM 4:30 PM TO 6:30 PM
WINTER 8:00 AM TO 1:00 PM 3:30 PM TO 5:30 PM

The Museum is closed on Saturdays , and open to the puplic on all official holidays except the first day of Eid holidays.

The admission for Al-Ain Museum is just free for children, and 1 Dirham for adult (which equals $0.30)!!
Location: On Al-Ain center.


The Camel market , which is best seen on Fridays where Camel dealers come from around the Gulf to buy and sell racing animals .


It was built in 1898 A.D by the instruction of Zayed bin khalifa ( Zayed the First ) .

Location: On Al-Ain center.(Al Jahili area.) 

Al Murajib Fort

It was built in 1816 A.D by the instruction of Sheikh Shakhboot bin Diyab .

Location: in the entrance of the city. 

Eastern Fort :

  It was built in 1910 A.D by the instruction of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al - Nhayan.

  Location: in the city centre(next to Al-Ain Museum).

Al Muwaiji Fort :

It was built by the instruction of H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al - Nhayan during his ruling of the eastern region in 1946 .

Location:2 miles to the west of Al-Ain Center (in Al Muwaiji area). 

Al Murabba Tower :

It was built by the instruction of H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan in 1948 .A.D., and it used to be the Police HeadquarterLocation: in the city centre.
 Al-Hili shrine locate on the north of the city center, this monumental tomb was built over 4000 years ago. 
 This is a sample of the villages in the U.A.E. 30 years ago, and it is located on the north east of the city center, in this village you can explore how we were living, and you can see the old houses, shops, customs and the excellent relationships between the people.
 Hili Fun City is the Gulf's largest and most popular theme park . It has been called the Disneyland of the middle East and for good reason. Recently , its annual festival which celebrate the culture and history of the country , bringing thousands of visitors streaming from arround the region.The permanent attraction at Fun City , which is managed by Abu Dhabi National Hotels Company , rival those at sophisticated theme parks in the west .There is a looping roller coaster as fast as any built in the middle East , the Dynamic Motion Theater , the high flying sky flyer and a host of rides and slides which sum up to so much activity , that a day is not long enough . Hili Fun City offers an all inclusive admission ticket which covers all the rides within .The admission for Al-Hili fun city is just 15 DHM. which equals $3, with unlimited rides.
Al-Hili fun city is located on the north east of the city center

 Beda'a Bint Saud is a very famous place in the desert, it is on the north of the city center, on Beda'a Bint Saud, you can go whit your family on a trip to the desert and camp there if you want to ( if you like the adventures), and explore the Arabian desert, I am sure that you will love it!!

 In Al-Ain city there are so many parks such as the Public in the city center, Al-Slmi Park, Al- Jahli Park(for ladies and children only), Al- Basra Park(ladies), Al-Maqam Park (ladies).



Camel Race is reflecting the traditions of the desert , besides it is a traditional sport. The Camel will more easily be noticed by the visitor, however , during the great Camel races held in Al Maqam Camel Race Track in the winter months, when owners from the Emirates and rest of Arabia pit their fastest steeds one against the other , The major festivals attract many hudered of camels to complete for prizes that total several million dollars . Camel - racing has become one of the country's most popular spectator sports.
Location:Al Maqam Camel Race Track is 7 miles away from Al-Ain Center, to the West
The entrance is free of charges.



Dogs Race Track is next to the Zoo where 36 dogs out of 53 are choosen to share the race.
The race takes place every Thursday during 3 months January , Febuary and March. At the end of the race , there are ten tickets which get prizes where every ticket of them wins 500 dirhams.
Location:next to the Zoo
The entrance tickets are , freely , distributed.


You can find Taxi everytime and everywhere in Al Ain which transport you where you want to go , on one hand . On the other hand , there is public transport suprervises by the Municipality of Al Ain where there are many buses for the vairous districts in Al Ain. Transport fees are so cheap.
Streets and avenues are broad and run across the length and breadth of the oasis. The roads are well signposted in English and Arabic and even casual visitor finds it easy to reach his destination easy.


These are some useful numbers in Al-Ain City
Police 999
Fire Department 998
Ambulance 997
Al-Jimi Hospital 03 635888
Twam Hospital 03 677444
Water 611111