Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second most popular city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Explore the sights and landmarks of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, on a full day tour from Dubai. From the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to Yas Island, this tour takes in all of the capital’s sights.
09:00 – 17:00 (depends upon season)
The tour starts at 09:00, your driver meets you in the lobby of your hotel.
The tour starts with the visit of an architectural work of art: The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 40,000 worshippers.
The tour will continue with the drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche, a long road running parallel to beautiful seafront and a relaxing spot in the city.
A photo stop will be done at the opulent Emirates Palace: located on a stretch of private white sandy beach and surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, it is the second most expensive hotel ever built. Then, you will completely dive into the country’s past by visiting the Heritage Village. A photo will be taken at the picturesque breakwater.
You will have time for lunch in the restaurant.
The tour continues with the drive to Saadiyat Island, an island lying 500 metres off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
Here you will visit the Manarat Saadiyat, the visitor centre designed to bring to life the vision of the island of Saadiyat, famous for its Cultural District, which is hosting the Abu Dhabi Louvre Museum. (Tickets to Louvre Museum are not included in the tour price).
Then drive through Yas Island, named the World’s leading tourism project at the World Travel Awards in 2009.
It currently holds the Yas Island Circuit, which has been hosting the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2009, and the Ferrari World Theme Park, the largest indoor amusement park, where everything is Ferrari themed.
You will be taken back to your hotel.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a religious place of worship. Visitors must be dressed appropriately on arrival; if not, entry will be denied.
Women shall wear the clothes covering everything, except the face, hands and feet. The body shape should not be seen. The hair shall be covered.
Men shall wear long pants and shirt with long sleeves.
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