This charming desert oasis was originally known as a stop on a caravan trail but  today it’s  university city and an agricultural centre.  Known as the ‘Garden City’, Al Ain is the second-largest city within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Your tour begins at Hili Gardens to view archaeological digs which date back more than 5000 years. You will then proceed to the Al Ain Palace Museum an old fortress which was the Residence of the late ruler Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan to feast your eyes on interesting displays,  including good collection of  family portraits over an insight into the way the royal family lived and entertained