Abu Dhabi City Tour from Dubai
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The Amazing Arabian Jewel!
Explore Abu Dhabi's top sights and discover all about the history and culture of this attractive, green and distinctly Arab city that is paving the way to become a phenomenal tourist top destination.
Our guide to Abu Dhabi City Tour
Your journey from Dubai will take you past the Jebel Ali Port, the largest man-made port in the entire world on the road to Abu Dhabi. Here you will discover an ultra modern city situated on an island. Towering skyscrapers and glittering glass facades abound everywhere in the city, but a generous sprinkling of parks and gardens help maintain Abu Dhabi’s reputation as being one of the greenest cities in the region.
Your first stop is the country's grand mosque, Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Known as the key place of worship for Friday gatherings and Eid prayers, the mosque has many unique and special elements such as one of the world's largest Persian carpets in the main prayer hall and the second largest known chandelier inside a mosque. After enjoying a buffet lunch at one of the best restaurants in the city, continue with a visit to the Heritage Village where you can experience the bustle of everyday life. There, you can also identify closely the old traditional customs of the country and the special characteristics of old houses, handicrafts and patterns.
Your tour then continues with a drive along the scenic Corniche to the end of the breakwater offering splendid views of the city skyline. See the beautiful Al Husn Palace, Abu Dhabi’s oldest building dating from the 18th century before visiting a local crafts market where local handicrafts based on the traditional “tali” handwork are made. The tour concludes with a visit to the dhow harbour where you can witness the age-old method of traditional dhow building. Also see the Emirates Palace, the most exclusive hotel in the world.
The journey back to Dubai takes you past the incredible man-made Yas Island.
9.00am; Hotel pick-ups commence up to 30 minutes before the start of the tour.
Around 8 hours.
Average 5 out of 5 (2 customer reviews)
Full day trip to Abu Dhabi was really interesting. Mustapha our personal guide for the day really looked after us well during the trip. The visit to the mosque is not to be missed.
George Chyla reviewed 16 Jul,2019
Excellent tour, fantastic tour guide, however had to spend 10 mins arguing with the driver that first picked us up as he refused to believe that we were the ones he was looking for as it said Attraction Tickets Direct across the top of ticket which is the only bit he quickly glimpsed at and Alpha Tours further down which after continuously pointing it out to him for ten minutes he suddenly said ok you get on bus, no apology and kind of set the mood to not very good for the day.
Trusted Customer reviewed 29 May,2016
Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions for Abu Dhabi City Tour from Dubai
- Advanced reservations are required. Please select your chosen date at the time of booking
- Pick-ups are available from hotels in Dubai
- The itinerary order may be different than displayed online. The tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
- Please note: The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear should be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in mosques, souks, shops and villages