Abu Dhabi City Tour

Abu Dhabi City Tour


Abu Dhabi is the capital of the U.A.E. Abu Dhabi translated in Arabic implies father of the gazelle a tribute to the hordes of gazelles and Arabian Oryx’s that once flocked the arid emirates desert. Today Abu Dhabi is amongst the world largest producers of oil and one of the richest cities in the Middle East. Depart from the hotel and drive towards to the south about 140 km to reach Abu Dhabi the Capital of UAE approximate two (2) hours travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

On the way you will pass through Jebel Ali free zone of Dubai. Once you touch the border of Abu Dhabi you will be astonished by the eye-catching plantation all along the wayside. To carry on drive, you experience to distinguish superb villages of Abu Dhabi. First stop will be at ‘Grand Mosque or Sheikh Zayed Mosque’ the 3rd largest Mosque in the World. Witness the most excellent collected works of marbles from different parts of the world which has ‘World Largest Carpet’ designed by Iranian artist.

Move on to Cultural Foundation (established in 1981). A short ten minutes’ walk leads to ‘Qasr Al Hosn’ (meaning ‘White Fort’- The oldest stone building in the city). Thereafter drive to take pleasure in panoramic view of the Al Bateen District where the ‘Presidential Palace’ is sited, and followed a visit to the ‘Heritage Village’ authentic replica of a Bedouin encampment before oil prosperity strike the region (Friday and Sunday closed).

Next photo stop at breakwater to acquire a picture of city’s skyline and opportunity to take lunch. After your preferred lunch continue to drive on the ‘Corniche’ of Abu Dhabi for 3 kms to arrive at ‘Dates Market’. Thereafter drive back to Dubai by pass through Abu Dhabi ‘Al Yas Island, Al Sadiyaat Island and Formula-1 racing circuit on Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed road. After the tour, drive back to Dubai City leaving the place with a memorable captured pictures that you will treasure.


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  • Grand Mosque or Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Cultural Foundation
  • Qasr Al Hosn 
  • Heritage Village (Friday and Sunday closed) 
  • Breakwater
  • Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Dates Market
  • Abu Dhabi ‘Al Yas Island, Al Sadiyaat Island and Formula-1

Things to Know

  • When visiting the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, pay strict attention to the dress code. Failure to observe the dress code will result in restricted entry to the monument.
  • Shk Zayed Grand Mosque Center will not offer Abaya borrowing service to any visitors/tour groups associated with Tour Operators


What is the best month to visit Abu Dhabi?

The most popular months to visit Abu Dhabi are November to March. It is significantly less humid, and the temperatures are much milder than in the summer. However, the weather is pleasant, the sun is shining, and there is just a minor probability of rain.

Are there any restrictions for the Abu Dhabi City Tour?

Yes, visitors to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque must dress modestly, and taking photographs within the mosque is not permitted for any reason.

How long does the Abu Dhabi City Tour last?

The tour normally lasts approximately eight hours.

Is the Abu Dhabi City Tour wheelchair accessible?

You should contact the tour company in advance to guarantee the tour will be accessible, although most can accommodate customers with mobility concerns.

Are there any other languages available for the Abu Dhabi City Tour?

Tour operators provide tours in multiple languages, including English, Arabic, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Chinese.

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