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Abu Dhabi Small-Group Day Trip from Dubai

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Let’s traverse to the prominent sightseeing destinations of Abu Dhabi 8-hour tour from Dubai. With this excitement filled tour, appreciate the artistic beauty of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the marvel charm of Emirates Palace, grant structures of Etihad Towers along with other amazing landmarks of Abu Dhabi.


Stroll through the country’s largest mosque ‘Sheikh Zayed Mosque’

Admire the marvel charm of opulent Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers

Enjoy the drive alongside the Abu Dhabi Corniche

Soak up the Arabian heritage and spirit of the Emirates at Qasr Al Watan
  • View the best of Abu Dhabi in a hassle-free day trip from Dubai
  • Experience local culture at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • See the Emirates Towers and more, and learn about the city from a guide
  • Personalized experience: limited to 12-17, with hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
After pickup at your Dubai hotel or another designated location, venture south by air-conditioned minivan to the UAE capital city of Abu Dhabi, hearing about its history and highlights en route. On arrival, tour the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the world’s eighth largest mosque. See the marble courtyards and lavish prayer hall as you hear how the mosque accommodates 40,000 worshippers. Trace the palm-lined Corniche and view the exterior of the Emirates Palace and landmark Etihad Towers, the latter famous for featuring in 2015's Furious 7 movie. Visit the UAE Heritage Village to discover Abu Dhabi’s traditional Bedouin culture, and then continue to the Sheikh Zayed Centre (closed Fridays and Saturdays) to learn about the UAE’s late founding father. Enjoy time for lunch at Marina Mall, Carrefour or Food court (closed during Ramadan) at your own expense. Lastly, stroll through the Dates Market and stop for photos by Ferrari World on Yas Island before your tour concludes back at your original departure point in Dubai.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from Dubai Central Hotels or Towers. Pick-up from Movenpick Ibn Battuta, Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jebel Ali, Sport, Motor, Investment Cities and Silicon Oasis City or any hotels far from Dubai Central is available only with additional cost based on the location or to come near to the central area. Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or e-mail. Pick-up from Niaf, Gold Souq and Al Sabkha area is available at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Deira. Pickup from Dubai Airport is available from Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport Hotel, to reach here you can use a local taxi (recommended) or hotel shuttle bus (both are chargeable). The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Pickup and drop off from selected hotels and locations
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Licensed tour guide available for several languages
  • Chilled mineral water
  • Entry to the Qasr Al Watan Palace, garden and public spaces within the area
  • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry to the Etihad Towers and Emirates Palace
  • Guided tour inside the palace
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The tour guiding by professional tour guide Bilingual Languages.
  • Pickup Time: Might to change Due your hotel location as it is sharing tour and to save your time, if there is any change we will inform you night before by whatsapp, phone call or email.
  • Lunch not included - you will be given time for lunch at Marina Mall, Carrefour or Food court ( closed during Ramadan ) OR The full Corniche view restaurant (at your own expense).
  • On Fridays opens from 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm and will be closed some certain dates and announcement of these days mostly few days before only, also it is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival.
  • Mosques Dress Code. Mosques have very strict dress codes, when visiting; Women must wear long loose clothing, insure their arms and legs are fully covered. Women are also required to their heads at all times. However, if needed the company will provide long-local Abaya with a scarf (long black dress-attire) which must be returned back. Men must not show above their knees and cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. Company does not provide any kind of clothes to men. Tattoos are to be covered.
  • Qasr Al Watan may be closed during the presidential events but will be replaced by the visits to the Heritage Village and Etihad Towers.
  • There is a shuttle bus service to the entrance from the main gate of the palace.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Guided tours are not allowed within the palace; your guide will narrate important information about the palace before the visit.
  • It is not recommended to book this tour on a Friday if you have a return flight on that day as the drop-off time is dependent on traffic and can not be guaranteed
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at Abu Dhabi, the sightseeing tour was amazing and our guide was very polite, informed and courteous. The SUV was comfortable and we had plenty of ice water. The attires for the mosque came clean in a sealed bag. We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank joaquincarral
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well organized, interesting tour, Tour guide made the trip lively. A good break from Dubai. The mosque we visited has lovely architecture. Enjoyed visit to Qasr Al Watan Palace

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank zcm1286
Reviewed 1 week ago

This excursion was excellent! I learned so much about the culture, Mosque, Presidential Palace and Ethiad Towers. I did not feel rushed, there was plenty of time to take in the beautiful details at all three locations. I highly recommend this tout.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Elita J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing experience. Luis, our guide, picked up my family in time and answer all our questions and doubts about Dubai and Abu Dhabi. He carried abayas for ladies, who looked very suitable to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. It was increïble, and also Qasr...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Georgina T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a decent tour. It was great seeing the sights and scenes of Abu Dhabi. Usama our tour guide made the tour. He provided history and information with a touch of humor during the tour which I appreicated. He was very patient and answered...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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14 September 2019|
Response from nlui | Reviewed this property |
I can't tell you if they pick up from your hotel but I'm almost certain they pick up from anywhere Downtown! Yes, the tour is in English and we had a great time and awesome guide. Have fun!
10 September 2019|
Response from PrivateDubaiTours | Property representative |
Hi, We do pick up from Hilton the walk. At the moment, we don’t have any updates about the closure of attractions in the month of September. Yes! You can see and/or enter all the attractions mentioned on Friday. Regarding... More
10 September 2019|
Response from PrivateDubaiTours | Property representative |
Hi, Greetings. All the attractions mentioned in the tour are on open all days. So, the date doesn’t matter (If any public holidays come in September, some attractions may close ). We will be able to customize the private... More
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