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From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Cultural Heritage Guided Tour

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92 reviews

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Cultural Heritage Guided Tour

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

From US$ 79 per person

Explore Abu Dhabi on a comprehensive tour visiting iconic landmarks such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi Corniche, and many more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup from Dubai central hotels or towers. Pickup from Dubai Airport is available from the Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport (take a local taxi or the hotel shuttle bus to reach the location). Pickup will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or email.
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  • Witness the Arabic architecture at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Feel the local ambiance of the traditional Heritage Village
  • Take a stroll down Abu Dhabi's Corniche, the beautiful waterfront promenade
  • Admire the enchanting Architecture of the Louvre Museum during photo stops
  • Marvel at Abu Dhabi's famous landmark the Emirates Palace
Full description

Discover Abu Dhabi's famous tourist attractions on this full-day Abu Dhabi city tour that begins with a prompt pick-up from your preferred location or hotel in Dubai. Traveling for roughly 90 minutes witnessing the beauty on both sides you'll reach one of the world's most well-known indoor amusement parks, Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. Enjoy an incredible opportunity to capture some breathtaking photographs against the backdrop of this beautiful destination. Continue with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi's largest mosque and a symbol of religious harmony, tolerance, and diversity. Marvel at the mosque's architectural magnificence that reflects true Islamic principles. Admire floral motifs, crystals, semi-precious stones, a giant hand-knotted carpet, and other embellishments. The Heritage Village, one of Abu Dhabi's most fascinating historical landmarks, is the next stop, where you'll have the opportunity to witness the Islamic Art, traditional elements, Craftsman Center, and artifacts before enjoying a meal from the mall's food court or restaurants at your own expense. Visit the Corniche, with its prominent waterfront promenade, where you can also take some fantastic snaps of the two spectacular luxury landmarks, Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers before stopping by the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi for a photo stop. As you wind up the full-day Abui Dhabi city tour, you'll be taken back to your hotel or preferred destination in Dubai.

  • Pick-up and drop-off from Dubai
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Heritage Village visit
  • Ferrari World photo stop
  • Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers photo stop
  • Louvre Museum photo stop
  • Abaya (long, black attire) and scarf for women to borrow
  • Mineral water
  • Clothes for extra coverage for men
  • Lunch (at your own expense)
  • Entry to Louvre Museum
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Women should wear long, loose clothing to ensure that their arms, legs, and head are fully covered. However, a long Abaya (long black-dress attire) with a scarf will also be available to borrow
  • Men must not reveal any flesh above their knees and their shoulders must be covered (there are no clothes provided for men to borrow)
  • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during Islamic festivals
  • It is not recommended to book this tour on a Friday if you have a flight on that day, as the drop-off times may vary
  • The tour duration includes the pickup, drop off, and the travel time to and from the Abu Dhabi
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 92 reviews

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Highly recommended! Our tour was led by Muhammad Ali (yes, that is his real name). If you want to spend a day tour from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and can cover the key sites - THIS IS THE TOUR you should take. Our tour guide (Muhammad Ali) was very knowledgeable and took care of the entire group (14 of us). He is also the best photographer! The van was comfortable. The time at each destination is just enough for you to check it out, take some pictures and enjoy. Very well managed tour, you are in good hands.

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January 21, 2023

Perfect and well executed day! We had time to do all the attractions in Abu Dhabi with the added bonus of a visit to the Louvre which, although short, was rewarding in many ways. Special mention for the Etihad Tower which has a much better view than the Burj Khalifa! The guide, Jahan, was amazing. Super available, excellent photographer and above all, a fine connoisseur of the UAE who could inform us about all aspects of this country as well as about visits, always with a much appreciated touch of humor! Thank you Jahan

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January 15, 2023

Iqbal was an incredible guide. He brought us to many stunning locations in Abu Dhabi where we missed all the crowds due to his schedule. He was so knowledgable and very approachable for questions. He even took fabulous pictures for us. Would highly recommend this tour and Iqbal as your tour guide.

January 5, 2023

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