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Abu Dhabi: Half-Day Guided City Tour

1. 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, dates, and fish 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, Fujairah and Khorfakkan Tour

2. Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Fujairah and Khorfakkan Tour

Travel from Dubai to Fujairah, seeing the beauty of Islamic architecture and passing through the Al Hajar Mountains. Stop at Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Khor Fakkan, and Najd Al Masqar Heritage Village. Get picked up from your accommodation in Dubai and drive to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the second largest mosque in the UAE. Explore this gem of Islamic architecture, with marble courtyards and high-reaching domes. Travel through the towns of Dibba, Kalba, and Sharjah, to reach the Fujairah Museum. Wander around the museum and see the displays of antique weapons and artifacts. Continue to Khor Fakkan, a coastal city with the breathtaking backdrop of the Al Hajar Mountains. Journey into Khorfakkan Square and learn about the history of the area, taking photos by the fountains, amphitheater, and waterfall. Drive through mountainous roads to reach Najd Al Maqsar Heritage Village, a fortress restored in an effort to preserve the archeological site. Your tour will end with drop-off back to your accommodation in Dubai.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi City Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

3. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi City Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

On this fantastic full day tour to Abu Dhabi you will explore various magnificent palaces including the impressive architecture of Sheikh Zayed Mosque. The second half of the day tour will begin with a visit to the one and only Ferrari World (ticket included) branded theme park and home to amazing rides, attractions and car museum. The ultimate introduction for first-time visitors or travelers short on time covers the Emirati city's most must-see attractions. Traveling comfortably in a WiFi-equipped, climate-controlled vehicle, you'll hit highlights like Emirates Palace, Heritage Village, and manmade Yas Island. After your pickup from your mentioned location, tour progresses on the historic Sheikh Zayed Road named after the founder and then president of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Known to be the longest road in the UAE, construction for Sheikh Zayed Road began in 1971. The highway was completed in 1980. Make your first stop at The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the world's 8th largest mosque and a massive architectural work of art that intentionally blends different Islamic architectural schools. It features 82 domes, more than 1,000 columns, 24-carat-gold gilded chandeliers and the world's largest hand-knitted carpet. Your tour guide will explain some interesting facts about the mosque during this 1 hour tour of the mosque. Passing through the Al Bateen Street which has some enormous villas for you to witness, the next stop is at Emirates Palace. Take 20 minutes for a photo stop inside, if permitted by security. “The Emirates Palace was built as a superlative for national prestige.” The hotel has a total floor space of 850,000m², with the western and eastern wings containing the guest rooms. Next, go back in history to witness the Emirati culture at Heritage Village. Heritage Village Abu Dhabi is one of the best cultural attractions. It is a re-creation of an Emirati village and showcases the Bedouin lifestyle. You will find it on the Breakwater, which is reclaimed land off the main Abu Dhabi island. Enjoy the ride on Corniche Road with the city and downtown on your right side and the sea on your left. On the way, you will witness some great architecture. Your local guide will explain all of them. At the end, get crazy at the world's first indoor theme park, Ferrari World, with a general admission ticket and get access to several rides including Formula Rossa which is the world's fastest rollercoaster. The ticket is already included in the price so you don't need to pay any extra money. Some other famous rides included are the Flying Aces, Turbo Track and G Force rides. Then take a 15-minute stop at F1 Grand Prix Racing Track at Yas Marina Circuit. Experience a variety of performances, marvel at impressive dances and acrobatic shows, or try out go-karting during this fun-filled day. This concludes the tour, after that you will be dropped back to your location.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Tour with Sheikh Zayed Mosque

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

Depart Dubai and journey towards the capital of the United Arab Emirates on an 8-hour day trip to Abu Dhabi. Drive through Jebel Ali Port on route, and then on arrival in Abu Dhabi see all the main monuments of the ground-breaking city including the vast Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Get a look at the attractions of Yas Island, where the Ferrari World theme park is dedicated to the famous Italian automobile marque and the race track is the site of the Formula 1 Grand Prix. Journey along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to see the city's skyscrapers and award-winning beaches up close. Go to the dates market and pass the opulent Emirates Palace Hotel. Marvel at the huge shopping and entertainment complex of Marina Mall.  Along the way, pass the Presidential Palace and visit Abu Dhabi Heritage Village to see a reconstruction of a traditional oasis village and get a glimpse into the past of the Emirates.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Guided City Tour with Lunch

5. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Guided City Tour with Lunch

Explore Abu Dhabi with a fully guided day tour from Dubai. Experience the life and rich history of the city while noticing the steep contrast between ancient architecture and modernization. Visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the Emirates Palace, Bateen street, and a buffet lunch at a 4-star hotel. Enjoy pickup from your accommodation in Dubai and drive along the famous Sheikh Zayed Road toward the Sheik Zayed Mosque. Admire the unique architectural beauty and learn interesting facts about the structure's inspiration from your guide. Next, head to Emirates Palace by passing through the Capital Leaning Gate followed by a drive along Bateen street. Marvel at the 1.3km of private beaches and distinct structure of the palace. Take some photos and explore the lifestyle of locals before the discovery of oil at the heritage village. Afterward, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at a 4-star hotel. Pass through Saadiyat Island and into Yas Island, with an exciting photo stop at the outside of the Ferrari World theme park. Move on to the Yas Marina Circuit and feel the excitement of the Formula 1 racing track. Head back to Dubai, with drop-off at your desired location.

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What people are saying about Sheikh Zayed Mosque

This was a truly amazing day out! The comms from the driver, the company beforehand and on the day are fantastic. Shakil the driver who did the tour was simply brilliant. He arrived on time and drove to Fujairah. He was so knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. He was an incredible guide around the mosque (which was breathtaking, I was the ONLY person there!!) the nearly fort, the museum, the waterfall at Khorfakkan, the dam and the resistance monument etc. It’s a brilliant day out and you get to see so much of the real UAE. We stopped for lunch at a brilliant local restaurant. Shakil again was amazing at explaining the food and culture and the food was delicious. I’d 110% recommend this tour - it’s absolutely fantastic.

This was a great tour. Shakil (not O’Neal) was an amazing tour guide. He was so knowledgeable about each and every place he took me to and even places along the way. He answered many of my questions that I had been seeking answers to. We had local food in the traditional fashion. Having been here for 6 months, it was great to see something new. The mountains are breathtaking. I was lucky to be the only one on my tour so it made the experience that much better. There was so much to see that I wouldn’t have been able to had I tried to visit these places via metro. I love learning about other cultures. Thanks again Shakil!

Very nice day spent with Noor and our driver. His perfect knowledge of the region, of the various buildings enriched our day. His advice for lunch was very good, we enjoyed it. I really recommend this extraordinary excursion. We go from the exuberance of Dubai to the desert and mountainous landscapes of Fujairah. A real change of scenery.

I needed to get away from busy dubai and it chose to visit the Fujairah/khokofan area. it was absolutely amazing experience, the landscape is completely different the mountains are very unique and you feel you are visiting another country. our guide Shakil was amazing and kept us informed about the history of each area we visited.

Una visita de duración óptima, cuatro horas para visitar los sitios más emblemáticos de Abu Dhabi, especialmente la Mezquita de Jeque Zayed. El guía ha sido muy amable y dispuesto.