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From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Optional Lunch

1. 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.

From Dubai: Cultural Abu Dhabi City Tour

2. From Dubai: Cultural Abu Dhabi City Tour

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.

From Abu Dhabi Port: Grand Mosque and Louvre Museum Tour

3. From Abu Dhabi Port: Grand Mosque and Louvre Museum Tour

After pickup from the port in Abu Dhabi port, head to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Enter the courtyard and see the stunning exterior, then step inside the mosque to see the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, crystal chandeliers, and glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals. Continue to the Louvre Museum, the largest museum in the Gulf, located on Saadiyat Island. Explore the immense collection of both classic and modern artworks in the various exhibitions. See the sunlight shine through the museum’s iconic dome, visit the Children’s Museum, or relax in the restaurant or cafe. After the tour, you’ll be dropped back at the port.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Guided Tour

4. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Guided Tour

Take a guided tour to one of the most significant pieces of contemporary Islamic architecture in the world on a day tour from Dubai. Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and walk its grounds with a guide. Depart Dubai and journey to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi in an air-conditioned vehicle. Relax in comfort on the drive with your professional guide. On arrival, marvel at the 8th largest mosque in the world. Taking 11 years to complete and covering over 30 acres of land, approach the Grand Mosque and have a feast for your eyes as it exhibits the cultural diversity of Islam with modern architecture and designs. See the exterior surface of the mosque, covered with Sivec marble from Greece and Macedonia. Its central dome is one of the largest mosque domes in the world. Go inside the mosque and admire its rich traditional designs, from floor to ceiling. Be stunned by the world's largest hand-woven carpet, a marble mosaic floral design, the third largest chandelier in the world, and glass panels studded with Swarovski crystals. Notice the interiors of the mosque, decorated with verses of the Holy Quran in 3 varieties of Arabic calligraphy. As you walk around the premises, see the reflective pools that surround the mosque and amplify its beauty. After completing your visit, relax on the drive back and reminisce on your time spent at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Abu Dhabi City Tour with Louvre Museum

5. Abu Dhabi City Tour with Louvre Museum

Escape Dubai and travel to Abu Dhabi on this comprehensive full-day tour. Learn about the rich history of the capital city as you travel along the Gulf Coast and visit the amazing Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Be picked up from your hotel for the drive to Abu Dhabi. Along the way, you will pass by Jebel Ali Port, the largest man-made port in the world.  In Abu Dhabi, your first stop is the iconic Yas Island, which features the stunning Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Viceroy Hotel, and the Yas Marina F1 race track. Stop outside Ferrari World for a photo stop. Soak in the sun as you view the developments of Yas Island from the sea. After the photo stop, continue along Corniche Road to the upcoming development of Saadiyat Island. This island aims to become the cultural hub of the capital city with various art and culture venues planned in the future. Visit the Louvre Museum located on Saadiyat Island. Follow your guide as they help you enter the museum with your ticket. As the largest in the Gulf region, the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum displays both classic and modern works of cultural and sociological significance from all over the world. Once inside, walk through the promenades and see sunlight shining through the museum's iconic dome, built to resemble palm leaves. Next, get a glimpse into life in the past at the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village before a short lunch break at Marina Mall. After lunch, your tour will continue along the picturesque Corniche Road and on through the city to experience Abu Dhabi city life. See the magnificent Emirates Palace, old traditional Emirati houses, and a Majlis (traditional meeting place) in the Al Bateen area, and the Al Bateen Palace. Finally, visit the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Mosque. This opulent construction accommodates over 300,000 worshippers and welcomes Muslims and non-Muslims from around the world. This beautiful mosque is known for its diverse Islamic architecture and pure white color. Following the mosque visit, your tour will return to Dubai where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.

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Excellent activity. The Mosque is an exceptional work of art. The rest of the visit is very interesting. To my liking I would add the option of the Louvre museum where we didn't even stop... But it was part of the contract.

It was amazing trip. Our guide (zee) was very kind and helpful person. He gives us great information about Abu Dhabi & united Arab Emirates. Highly recommended.

It’s definitely worth it. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Abu Dhabi is so beautiful. The tour guide was really helpful. I strongly recommend.

Thank you very much for this wonderful day, very well guided at the top !!

The tour guide was very professional and involved!