Duration: 10 HRS
Date: 24 Nov 2018
Location: Al Ain
14 years+ only
14 years+ only
Ticket price stated is not inclusive of 5% VAT and online processing fees. Refund/rescheduling policies on legal section of our website.
Venture out to listen to Ghaya Al Dhaheri, an Emirati historian and storyteller recount the history of Gahwa and life in the oasis.
This event will run once on November 24, 2018.
8:00AM to 6:00PM
Morning snack, coffee ceremony with light breakfast followed by a communal lunch.
Carry earphones for our guide audio system.
The tour requires a minimum of 8 guests; we may cancel and refund tickets if the minimum is not met.
Transportation to Al Ain is included. Walking distance is ~1.5km/0.9mi around the oasis.
Tastings include Gluten/Lactose/Dairy/Nuts. Please notify us of severe allergies.
Dress to walk; cover shoulders and legs above the knees.
Venture out to Al Ain and listen to Madam Ghaya Al Dhaheri, an Emirati storyteller and anthropologist, recount the history of Gahwa. Watch her prepare a ‘dallah‘ of royal coffee fit for a Sheikh at a traditional coffee ceremony hosted in the majlis of the Zayed Central Library, alongside a breakfast of regag and luqaimat prepared by Emirati cooks.
We then visit the oasis at the heart of Al Ain as Madam Ghaya shows us what life was like in the past and head off for a communal at a humble restaurant favoured for catering local events.
We would like to thank Zayed Central Library, our community partners for hosting us.
We'll meet inside Al Jafiliya metro station, at the land-side bus station, Exit No. 3 and take a private bus to Al Ain.
Please be on time, we don't wait for latecomers!
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