Did you know: Abu Dhabi refers to “Father of the Gazelle” in Arabic. The story suggests that Abu Dhabi was founded after a young antelope found freshwater, which was followed by a wandering tribe.
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Description

The capital of the United Arab Emirates; Abu Dhabi is a conservative cosmopolitan city. Despite its conservative, traditional culture Abu Dhabi offers luxury and exotic experiences. 

If you wish to explore both the histories, present and future of United Arab Emirates, travel to Abu Dhabi. Our bespoke day trip offers you a smooth and enjoyable day trip which covers the most popular tourist attractions in the city.

Abu Dhabi welcomes you with its largest handmade carpet in Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the first universal museum in the Arab World ‘The Louvre Museum’, New and Incredible Qasar Al Watan Palace and the cultural heritage of the Arabian traditions. 

The tale of the capital city cannot be told in one day, but we have crafted this full-day city tour of Abu Dhabi for those who have limited time and wishes to see and experience the best of Abu Dhabi sightseeing.

Itinerary

Tour begins in Abu Dhabi.

At 09.30 am meet our professional driver, and start the lite drive to Abu Dhabi after a brief introduction about the tours and activities.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

The City tour of Abu Dhabi will start with visiting the biggest mosque of UAE and one of the largest mosques in the world ‘Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque’ popularly known as ‘The White Mosque’. It does not just stand out as the largest mosque in the world but the only one that captures a unique interaction between the Islamic world and world cultures. Built with a vision to incorporate the architectural styles from different Muslim civilizations and the mosque celebrates the cultural diversity of the world. There were Italian, British, Emirati architects who worked hard to design and construct an architectural masterpiece. The parts were from Turkey, Morocco, Pakistan, and Egypt among other Islamic countries, revealing a shining architectural marvel with an amazing capacity of 40,000 worshippers and visitors. The mosque was named after late the late president, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Photo stop of Emirate Palace Hotel

The city tour will continue with a photo stop of Emirate Palace Hotel, the third most expensive hotel in the world which cost approximately 3 Billion us dollar to construct is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world.

Abu Dhabi Corniche

Drive through Al Bateen Area of Abu Dhabi, the area is home to the president Place, royal family palaces, high-rise Iconic hotels overlooking the Persian Gulf. The next stop will be Abu Dhabi Corniche the eight-kilometer stretch of perfectly shaped waterfront with children’s play area, beach, numerous cafés, and fine dining restaurants make one of the best places in Abu Dhabi for a day out.

Abu Dhabi Dates Market

The next stop will be Abu Dhabi Dates Market: Mina Zayed Dates Market of Abu Dhabi is a must stop. An awesome place where you will get the high-quality dates that are locally produced in the UAE and from Oman and Saudi as well.

Heritage village Abu Dhabi

You will then move to the Heritage village of Abu Dhabi, where you will have the chance to experience the traditional aspects of the desert way of life. The complex includes all the elements of a traditional Emirati lifestyle: A fort that defends the invaders, a souk where the day to day trade of goats, camels, and other livelihood took place, A mosque which shows the religion of Islam plays a significant role in the lifestyle.

Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi

After the Heritage village visit, you will continue to one of the best attractions of Abu Dhabi, The Art and Civilization museum ‘Louvre Abu Abu Dhabi’. The museum is the first universal museum in the middle east that translates the spirit of openness of cultures. Located in the Saadiyat district of Abu Dhabi, the museum was designed by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel. The museum encompasses 9,200 sq. m of galleries which includes the permanent gallery and a Temporary Gallery that showcases the collection from many notable French museums including Musee du Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, and Centre Pompidou.

Qasar Al Watan- The presidential palace of Abu Dhabi

The next stop will be Qasar Al Watan- The presidential palace of Abu Dhabi. The new cultural landmark in Abu Dhabi helps you discover the legacy of knowledge and traditions that shaped the journey of the nation. The visitors will have the chance to learn about the formation of Emirates, the system of governance in this country. Qasar Al Watan is not just a traditional Palace, but a tribute to the Arabian heritage and artistry. The palace of the nation was constructed over a period of seven years from 2010 to 2017. Qasar al Watan will be a memorable experience and you will walk away with a feeling of visiting one of the most luxurious buildings ever seen.

Tour ends in Abu Dhabi

After a long yet active city tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Abu Dhabi.

Pick up locations

What's included

Presidential Palace- Qasar Al Watan Ticket
Louvre Abu Dhabi Ticket
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Entry
Air-conditioned vehicle

What's excluded

  • Food & drinks.
  • Personal expenses.

What do I need to bring

Comfortable walking shoes.

Appropriate clothing according to Grand Mosque.

Money for personal expenses.

Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Cost of Unused tickets during the tour is not refundable, Louvre Museum and Qasr Al Watan Tickets will be provided by our tour guide.
  • We will pick guest from Hotels in Abu Dhabi only

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • CULINARY
  • LUXURY AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • CITY TOURS

Guided Language

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Italiano
  • Francaise
  • Portuguese
  • Español

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