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Hala Abu Dhabi - Private Day Tours

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Thanks Elena

Elena from Hala tours was our patient and knowledgeable guide to the Mosque, the Heritage Village... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dianavd
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Sydney, Australia
Great overview of Abu Dhabi when not a lot of time

It was from about 8:30 to 1:30. We managed to see the mosque, the tour of the city with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alinehuynh
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“desert drive” (21 reviews)
“city tour” (35 reviews)
“camel farm” (37 reviews)
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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"desert drive"
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"city tour"
in 35 reviews
"camel farm"
in 37 reviews
"desert sunset"
in 11 reviews
"sand boarding"
in 23 reviews
"belly dancer"
in 22 reviews
"half day tour"
in 13 reviews
"guide mark"
in 5 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 18 reviews
"dune bashing"
in 22 reviews
"great morning"
in 8 reviews
"answered all of our questions"
in 3 reviews
"heritage village"
in 17 reviews
"henna painting"
in 10 reviews
"desert safari tour"
in 8 reviews
"desert camp"
in 9 reviews
"camel milk"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elena from Hala tours was our patient and knowledgeable guide to the Mosque, the Heritage Village, a date shop in a market and a general tour of the city. Great value too as we bought it in a 2 for 1 package with an Etihad...More

1  Thank dianavd
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was from about 8:30 to 1:30. We managed to see the mosque, the tour of the city with explanation, Heritage Village where we saw artisans at work, and the date market. So if you don’t have much time in Abu Dhabi, this is great!...More

1  Thank Alinehuynh
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We are very happy we chose Hala for our short stop in Abu Dhabi - Elena gave us the city tour and Djoychen (Okay, okay - I just know I spelled this wrong!) took us on the desert tour To our wonderful guides, Thank you...More

1  Thank mwisssd
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EtihadHelper, Manager at Hala Abu Dhabi - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Hi Mwisssd, thanks a lot for your positive feedback and your full star rating. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your desert safari with us to the fullest. We're looking forward to welcoming you on one of our tours again. *Ivy

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I have done the sunset desert safari with Hala twice, and both times I had the most amazing experience. Our guide Shakir was fantastic - professional, experienced and willing to share his knowledge in a fun way! We were picked up at 3.30 in a...More

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EtihadHelper, Manager at Hala Abu Dhabi - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Hi Elenahalliday, thank you for your big compliments and your full star rating. We appreciate you took your time writing about your experience with us. It’s always good to hear that you enjoyed your desert sunset safari with us. Thank you so much! *Ivy

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I love Hala! They give the best service, it’s very professional and personalized. You can ask them to slow down on the dunes, they provide you with water and they reserve a table for you at the camp. Also, the vehicles are new and clean....More

Thank Ana C
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EtihadHelper, Manager at Hala Abu Dhabi - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Hi Ana, thank you for your big compliments and your full star rating. We appreciate you took your time writing about your experience with us. It’s always good to hear our guests enjoyed their time with us. We hope to welcome you on one of...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

A wonderful experience from start to finish. We were greeted at our hotel from Mark, our driver at 3.30pm. He is a pleasant guy with a wonderful nature, very knowledgeable and recommended lots of things for us to do on our short stay. Mark kept...More

Thank ccjlnolan
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EtihadHelper, Manager at Hala Abu Dhabi - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi there, thank you for your big compliments and your full star rating. We appreciate you took your time writing about your Desert Safari experience with us. It’s always good to hear our guests enjoyed their time with us. We hope to welcome you on...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

What a treat the dessert safari was. Mark our driver was amazing and really showed us what a Land Cruiser can do in the desert. The Camel farm was great and we could feed the camels, but the best part was the driving on the...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We have just got back from Abu Dhabi and one of our favourite activities was the desert tour with Hala. Our guide, Shakir, couldn’t have been better. He picked us up from our hotel at half 3 and outlined what we would be doing that...More

Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My second time to Abu Dhabi. Last visited hasn't chance to explore the city. I would like to take a chance to join city tour this time. I have reserved car transfer from airport to hotel on my arrival through Hala. Driver pick up is...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I booked once again the Desert Safari and BBQ dinner with Hala Abu Dhabi and it totally lives up to my expectations from the last Safari I did with also an amazing guide. This time our tour guide was Dennis (afternoon of 8th August) and...More

Thank Paola L
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David L
13 May 2018|
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Response from EtihadHelper | Property representative |
Hello David, please email us at halaabudhabi@etihad.ae with your desired travel date and we will look into it for you. Thanks! *Ari
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Susan C
29 April 2018|
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Response from elenahalliday | Reviewed this property |
I went went with Hala Abu Dhabi because they offer a sunset drive which is ideal for the hot months as the desert is cooler in the evenings. We did it last month and my sister didn’t want to go dune bashing so they took us... More
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arora5dChennai
9 June 2017|
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Response from Patricia D | Reviewed this property |
Well, I have been there during hot months. The desert was not too hot and the trip is made in very confortable cars with air conditioning. At night the temperature decreases a little. I would not be worried about this.
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