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From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

With its natural islands, premium resorts, cultural attractions, and architectural wonders, Abu Dhabi offers something for every traveler. Brace up to explore the most-iconic attractions of Abu Dhabi on a full-day sightseeing tour from Dubai! Start your day after being picked up from your hotel in Dubai and learn about one of the richest cities in the world as you travel along the Arabian Gulf. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE, is a place that is closely knit to the culture and religion of the UAE. You will see one-of-a-kind treasures while navigating the marbled halls, such as Swarovski chandeliers, patterned designs, and the largest hand-knotted carpet in the world. Stop by the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island for a photo stop. Go for a walk outside of the biggest museum in the Gulf region and admire its amazing architecture. A drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche offers you a beautiful view of the Arabian Gulf, its turquoise blue waters, and the skylines. Then, the Etihad towers, a striking architectural landmark on the Abu Dhabi Corniche, offer dining, stay, and entertaining options in one location. The breathtaking panoramic views of the city, including the view of Emirates Palace, and the Arabian Gulf from the observation deck enchants anyone who comes there. You will get the time to enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at the mosque. Touring around the Qasr Al Watan, a functioning presidential palace and a cultural place in Abu Dhabi, lets you learn more about the tradition that has defined the history of the UAE. The palace is also an architectural marvel and houses artifacts and treasures. After a full day of fun and sightseeing, enjoy a ride back to your hotel, where we’ll drop you off safely.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Guided Tour

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Guided Tour

Depart Dubai and travel to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi in a comfortable modern vehicle with air conditioning. Enjoy a relaxing 90-minute drive with your expert guide. When you arrive, be amazed by the 8th largest mosque in the world. Feel the serenity of the mosque, symbolizing harmony and diversity in religion. Admire its stunning architecture, including the largest hand-knotted carpet and Swarovski crystal chandeliers. Your tour concludes here, and you will be driven back to your hotel in Dubai unless you have chosen the full-day option. For everyone else enjoy your lunch (own expense) at the mosque. Then, we'll head to Ferrari World, known as the world's top indoor amusement park, to capture amazing photographs against the backdrop of this beautiful destination. We'll make a photo stop at the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island to admire its architecture. Drive along the Corniche to capture the skyscrapers and snap photos with Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers in the background. Visit the Founders Memorial, celebrating the UAE's founder, and explore his life's influence on the country. After a memorable day, we'll drive you back to your Dubai hotel.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi City Sightseeing & Sheikh Zayed Mosque

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi City Sightseeing & Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Gear up to discover Abu Dhabi's famous tourist attractions on a full-day Abu Dhabi city tour that begins with a prompt pickup from your preferred location or hotel in Dubai. Enjoy a 90-minute drive to the photo stop at the world's most known indoor amusement park, Ferrari World. Strike your best pose to capture breathtaking photographs against the backdrop of this beautiful destination. Find your mind at peace as you enter the spiritual calmness of the 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. Be lucky to witness the largest hand-knotted carpet and Swarovski crystal chandeliers. Stop by the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island for a photo stop. Take a stroll outside of the largest museum in the Gulf region and marvel at the stunning architecture. Ride along the Corniche, where you may enjoy spending some happy time with your family enjoying the sights of skyscrapers. Get a chance to take some fantastic snaps skyline view of Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers along with the Abu Dhabi corniche as a photostop. Stop by the Founders Memorial, a special cultural attraction that celebrates the UAE's founder's life, legacy, and principles. Go through the stories, art, nature, and multimedia experiences, and learn how he influenced the UAE and its people. With the memories of the day etched in your memories, enjoy a drive back to your hotel or preferred destination in Dubai.

From Abu Dhabi: Grand Mosque, Royal Palace, and Etihad Tower

From Abu Dhabi: Grand Mosque, Royal Palace, and Etihad Tower

Explore Abu Dhabi's top sights on a guided tour of the city. Visit the Etihad Towers, learn about the government of the UAE at the Presidential Palace, and marvel at the beauty of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Get picked up by your driver from your hotel or selected location in Abu Dhabi. Hop into an air-conditioned vehicle and get ready to explore the capital city of UAE. Make your first stop at the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Enter this world-famous example of Islamic architecture. See the fabulous craftsmanship of this space which can accommodate around 40,000 worshippers inside its walls.  View the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet, 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs. Continue on to the Etihad Towers, a complex of 5 opulent skyscrapers. This entertainment hub offers you the chance for leisure dining and shopping. Enjoy the panoramic views of Abu Dhabi city from the observation deck of the Etihad Towers. Stop by the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island for a photo stop. Go for a walk outside of the biggest museum in the Gulf region and admire its amazing architecture. Finally, visit Qasr Al Watan, the Presidential Palace, a tribute to Arabic heritage and craftsmanship. Gain an insight into governance, knowledge, and artistry that has shaped the nation of UAE. At the end of the tour, be dropped off back at your hotel or a select location in Abu Dhabi.

Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day-Trip Grand Mosque, Royal Palace & Lunch

Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day-Trip Grand Mosque, Royal Palace & Lunch

Enjoy a day trip to Abu Dhabi from Dubai. Marvel at the grandeur of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, pass by the stunning Abu Dhabi Corniche and catch glimpses of iconic landmarks such as the Emirates Palace. Your first stop is the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Be welcomed by its stunning white marble façade and impressive architecture. Your guide will lead you through the mosque, explaining the various features and providing historical context. After your mosque visit, it's time for a delightful lunch at the Al Khayma Heritage Restaurant in Abu Dhabi. Enjoy a visit to the Etihad Towers where the most thrilling stunts from the Fast & Furious franchise were filmed. Head to the Observation Deck of Etihad Towers to enjoy the panoramic views of Abu Dhabi's skyline. Visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan Palace within the Presidential Palace compound. Admire the architectural marvels, historical artifacts, and invaluable treasures that showcase the rich history and culture of the UAE. Finally, relax on the return journey to Dubai.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

Enjoy a two-in-one day trip to two UAE essentials. Marvel at architectural and artistic wonders new and old on this inclusive excursion from Dubai. After pickup, sit back and enjoy the journey to the Mosque. On arrival, admire the shining exterior of white Greek and Macedonian tiles. Step inside and see the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, crystal chandeliers, and glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals on a guided tour. Prepare to take memorable photos as we will be making photo stops at the Emirates Palace, Etihad Towers, and Abu Dhabi Corniche. Next, visit the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island. Take a self-guided tour of the largest museum in the Gulf region, which displays both classic and modern works of cultural and sociological significance from all over the world. Admire pieces from French museums such as the Louvre, Pompidou Center, and Musee d’Orsay. Linger at the Children’s Museum, relax for a bite to eat in the cafe, or browse in the boutique. After the tour, enjoy the drive back to your hotel in Dubai.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Optional Lunch

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Optional Lunch

Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi on this day trip from Dubai. Admire the architecture of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Emirates Palace. Immerse yourself in local culture at the Heritage Village. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Dubai. Stop at one of the largest mosques in the world, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Marvel its intricate Islamic carvings and exquisite white marble work on a guided tour. Continue on to Yas Island and stop at the Yas Mall, where you have the option to sit down for a delicious lunch. Drive through the Saadiyat Island project to see the newly completed Louvre museum and the Guggenheim museum, which is still being built. View local markets and drive past gleaming white mosques, the Emirates Palace, and elegant high-rise apartments. Stop at the Heritage Village, which depicts the traditional daily lives of the Arab community prior to the discovery of oil. Your trip ends with drop-off at Emirates Mall, Dubai Mall, Burjuman-Bur Dubai, or City Centre Deira, depending on your preference.

Abu Dhabi: Half-Day Guided City Tour

Abu Dhabi: Half-Day Guided City Tour

Explore the fast-changing landscape of Abu Dhabi on a half-day city sightseeing tour with a guide in your chosen language. Visit traditional and contemporary landmarks such as the Grand Mosque and the attractions along the Corniche. Following a pickup at your hotel in Abu Dhabi, drive to the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, considered the key site for worship in the United Arab Emirates. Marvel at the main features inside and out, such as the inner courtyard and minaret, design motifs of Naskhi, Thuluth, and Kufic calligraphy, and slender columns reflected in the water. Then go towards the Persian Gulf, as you admire the modern-day developments along the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Admire some of the world’s most ultra-modern, breathtaking skyscrapers and luxury hotels such as Emirates Palace, facing the pristine beach. Visit the traditional vegetable and dates markets of Port Zayed, to the northeast of the city. See how Port Zayed bolsters Abu Dhabi’s international trade and plays a pivotal role in Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030, the government’s drive to achieve economic diversification. The tour ends with the opportunity to take photos of Heritage Village, a reconstructed desert village.

Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Mosque & Qasr Al Watan Tour with Pickup

Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Mosque & Qasr Al Watan Tour with Pickup

Discover 2 of Abu Dhabi's must-see landmarks — the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Qasr al Watan — on a full-afternoon trip from Dubai. Enjoy convenient pickup and drop-off at your hotel, and stay refreshed during the tour with bottled water. After pickup at your hotel in Dubai city, head to Qasr al Watan, a working presidential palace whose name means "Palace of the Nation." Enjoy time to enter and explore the palace on your own. Capture stunning photos, marvel at the grandeur surrounding you, and get insight into the UAE's governance. Next, continue to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world's largest mosques. While you admire the mosque's beauty and take stunning photos of the sunset, gain a deeper understanding of the emirate’s cultural beliefs in a space that encourages open dialogue. After exploring 2 of Abu Dhabi's gems, return to Dubai for drop-off at your hotel.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi and enjoy a visit to the unique Ferrari World theme park. See the Heritage Village, and ride the Formula Rossa rollercoaster on this day trip from Dubai. Begin your tour with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, where you can admire the wonderful architecture that defines the beauty of Islamic art. Continue on to the Emirates Palace, an inspiring hotel in the city with 114 magnificent domes and fantastic suites decorated with gold and marble. You will then visit the Heritage Village, where you can learn more about the life of the Bedouins. Afterward you can enjoy the views of Abu Dhabi’s impressive skyline as you drive on to Al Corniche. The second half of your day trip takes you to the largest indoor theme park in the world – the Ferrari World. Experience the breathtaking rush of speed on the Formula Rossa rollercoaster and test your driving skills on one of the many simulators. Experience the different performances, marvel at the impressive dance and acrobatic shows, or enjoy go-karting.

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4.7
(23,338 reviews)

Naeem was an excellent experienced guide and the day that we spent with him was exceptional. It was like I knew him for many years as he was a very friendly and informative guy. I will definitely remember this day and I will recommend this trip and will mention Naeem to be the tour guide. Thank you for a fun filled wonderful day

Fantastic experience with Asad on our Abu Dhabi city tour! His knowledge of the city's history, landmarks, and culture, combined with his friendly demeanor and professionalism, made the tour enjoyable and informative. Highly recommend booking with him for an unforgettable experience!

This tour is a great opportunity to see the most impressive and magnificent places of Abu Dabi. Our tour guide Mostafa Yones is great tour guide with a very good sense of humor and wealth of knowledge about bout UAE values, history and sights.

Wonderful trip with comfortable arrangements from pickup to drop-off. Guide Ihsan was knowledgeable, helpful, and happy to answer all our questions. Highly recommended

Excellent. Picked up promptly. Guide friendly and helpful. One of the better tour guides we have had on our "European" trip this year.