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From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

1. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Explore the rich past, vibrant present, and thrilling future of Abu Dhabi on a tour of the largest emirate in the UAE. See key sights like the Corniche and Marina Mall, as well as the Grand Mosque and Al Watan Palace. After pickup from your hotel in Dubai, travel along the Persian Gulf coast to Abu Dhabi while listening to stories about one of the world’s richest cities. Visit the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the most popular landmarks of Abu Dhabi. Admire the mosque’s white marble structure that consists of 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs. Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience scenic views of the Persian Gulf. Admire the harbor's clean water as you continue to the opulent Emirates Palace, the official hotel of Abu Dhabi’s ruling government. Then, enjoy a visit to another of Abu Dhabi's landmarks, the Etihad Towers. Those who have seen the ‘Furious 7’ movie will remember the imposing tower. The next stop will be at the Marina Mall, where you can take a lunch break (at your own expense) and dine at the mall's restaurants or enjoy the food court options. Afterward, visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan palace housed in the presidential palace compound of the UAE. Notice the architectural features, artifacts, and other historical treasures of the palace. Then enjoy the drive back to Dubai, where you will be dropped off.

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

2. 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 its shining exterior surface of white Greek and Macedonian tiles. Step inside and see the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, large crystal chandeliers, and glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals on a guided tour. Next, visit the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island. Take a self-guided or audio-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 Ferrari World Ticket

3. 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.

Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Fujairah and Khorfakkan Tour

4. 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.

Abu Dhabi: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

5. Abu Dhabi: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates where Arabian charm blends into futuristic fantasy. Hop on this tour to discover rich tradition at the Grand Mosque and Heritage Village, the modern majesty at the Louvre. Explore Abu Dhabi at your own pace and on your own schedule with a 1-day, 2-day or 5-day pass to the city’s best open-top, climate-controlled sightseeing bus. On board, you will learn about the United Arab Emirate’s rapid development and cultural history via digital commentary in 8 languages. Ride along the City Tour (Red Route), and discover breathtaking views of the majestic palaces, rich museums, historic sites, public beach, and old souks starting from the Abu Dhabi Mall. The Classic (1-Day) ticket is perfect to get to know the city in a short period of time. Included in the Premium (2-Day) and Deluxe (5-Day) ticket you can take a shuttle to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and dive into the marvelous architectural and cultural history of the mosque. Extend your time with the Deluxe Ticket and take advantage to tour Qaṣr Al-Waṭan, Abu Dhabi's Presidential Palace. The Palace is a must-visit for its intricate design and ornate decoration.

Abu Dhabi: Classic 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

6. Abu Dhabi: Classic 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

Explore Abu Dhabi at your own pace and according to your preferred schedule with a classic 24-hour pass to the city, highlighting the most iconic landmarks. See the Presidential Palace, enjoy a shuttle to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and marvel at the Al Hosn Fort. Board an open-top, climate-controlled bus at any of the hop-on hop-off stops. To discover the city's top sights, join the Red Route and enjoy the digital commentary as you ride. Take the Green Route shuttle for easy transportation between the Abu Dhabi Mall and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Use the Red Route to reach: • Abu Dhabi Mall• Louvre Museum• Abu Dhabi Corniche• Corniche public beach• Al Bahar beach• Heritage Village• Marina Mall• Bay View• Founder's Memorial• Emirates Palace Hotel• Presidential Palace• Al Hosn Fort• WTC Souk• Galleria Mall

From Abu Dhabi Port: Grand Mosque and Louvre Museum Tour

7. 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 Day Tour with Warner Bros World Ticket

8. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Warner Bros World Ticket

Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi and enjoy a visit to the unique Warner bros park. See the Heritage Village, and enjoy more than 29 rides 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 to the Emirates Palace, a hotel in the city with 114 domes and suites decorated with gold and marble. Then, visit the Heritage Village, where you can learn more about the life of the Bedouins. Afterward, enjoy the views of Abu Dhabi’s impressive skyline as you drive on to Al Corniche. The second half of your trip takes you to the largest indoor theme park in the world – the Warner Bros. With 4 parks and 29 rides, Warner Bros. has plenty for you to explore. Lose yourself in a world of adventure, action, and laughs with the family as you meet your favorite DC Comics characters such as Batman and Superman. Roller coasters, water rides, indoor attractions, and much more await you at Warner Bros Abu Dhabi. Finish your day with a photo stop at the Formula One race track, the Yas Marina Circuit. The track features a 5.5-km long circuit (about 3.4 miles) and is the home of the F1 Grand Prix since 2009.

Dubai: Fujairah, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, & Khor Fakkan Day Trip

9. Dubai: Fujairah, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, & Khor Fakkan Day Trip

Get out of Dubai for the day and discover some other parts of the Arabian peninsula. Visit Fujairah and the Sheikh Zayed Mosque before you head to the town of Khor Fakkan and see some of its key sights. Start with pickup from your hotel or other selected location in Dubai and head to your first destination, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the UAE's second biggest mosque. Explore this treasure of Islamic architecture, complete with marble courtyards and towering domes. Pass through the towns of Dibba, Kalba, and Sharjah on your way to the Fujairah Museum. Explore the exhibitions of historical weaponry and antiques and find out more about the area's past. Continue to Khor Fakkan, a seaside town with a stunning view of the Al Hajar Mountains. At Khorfakkan Square, learn about the area's history and take some pictures near the fountains, amphitheater, and waterfall. Continue through the mountain roads until you shall reach Najd Al Maqsar Heritage Village, a reconstructed castle built to protect the archaeological site. Your tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation or other selected location in Dubai.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Guided Tour

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Sheikh Zayed Mosque

We had an amazing experience! The agency was un Comunicacion with me since couple days before making sure we had all the papers we needed go to the tour (passport, vaccine proof and pcr test). Ziad our driver and guide was in Comunicacion with me since the day before to be sure we were all set and the day of the tour he was there to pick up us perfectly on time. The agency lent me an Abadaya (the long dress I needed for the Mosque) free of charge and Ziad explained a lot about the Emirates and the Muslim religion on the way which made the road very interesting. Arriving in the Mosque was easy, he knew his way and had everything in order. Inside the Mosque gave us the full explanation and took us super nice pictures! Helped arranging lunch for us in a very good place (not the typical tourist trap!). Everything he showed us was amazing and he is really knowledgeable and kind, he kept offering us cold water all the time, which was highly appreciated with the very hot weather! Highly recom

Before the tour Huda from Ocean air travel was very helpful. Our pickup was right on time. the guide, Mohammad Iqbal was excellent. he made our day perfect. The views and sites of the mosque and the pallace are ovewhelming.

it was brilliant and the tour guide was amazing explained everything so well. for the price of tour the food should of been included but part from that was all good.

Amazing! Zeeshan is a great guide, explain everything and take good photos. Very nice!

Very good organized from OceanAir, great driver and guide with a lot of knowledge