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Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Small group Day Trip from Dubai

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Offered in: English

Overview

Get to know the UAE’s ultra-modern capital of Abu Dhabi on this day trip from Dubai. Stroll around the white marble masterpiece of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, admire views of the Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit and Ferrari World, and visit the Heritage Village to learn about Abu Dhabi’s pre-oil past and Bedouin beginnings. Informative guided commentary, round-trip transport, and Dubai hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Day trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi
  • See the highlights of the UAE capital, including the Corniche and Yas Island
  • Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the UAE's main place of worship
  • Take photos outside the Yas Marina Formula 1 Circuit, Ferrari World theme park and Louvre Museum
  • Experience the replica Bedouin village and craft displays at the Heritage Village
  • Break for lunch (own expense) at the Mall
  • Includes guided commentary, round-trip transport, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Dubai

Why Travellers Choose This Tour

Comprehensive for its price, with a stop at the Louvre museum and gowns on loan to visit the Grand Mosque.
After morning hotel pickup in Dubai, travel by air-conditioned vehicle to Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital.

Pass the Jebel Ali Free Zone, one of the world’s biggest, and hear about Abu Dhabi’s growth after the discovery of oil in the 1950s. Hear how the city is now recasting itself as a tourist destination by building state-of-the-art leisure attractions.

Take a tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, to admire the white marble courtyards and prayer rooms of this vast, modern masterpiece.

Then, head for Yas Island, the city’s entertainment epicenter, to view the exteriors of the Yas Marina F1 Circuit, home to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and Ferrari World theme park.

See the avant-garde cultural buildings rising from Saadiyat Island, and the Al Hosn Palace, once home to the emirate’s ruling family, before enjoying free time for lunch (own expense) at the Mall.

Drive by the palm-fringed Corniche and opulent Emirates Palace hotel, and visit the Heritage Village, a recreated oasis settlement. See the replica falaj irrigation system, souk, and Bedouin tents, and watch the handicraft and glass-making displays for a glimpse into bygone, pre-oil Abu Dhabi.

Your tour concludes with an early evening hotel drop-off in Dubai.

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Reviews by Viator travellers
Excellent one day snippet of Abu Dhabi
aranw292
, Sep 2019
Our one day tour to Abu Dhabi was fantastic. Our guide was very knowledgeable and accomodating. The bus was air conditioned and comfortable. We would recommend this tour to anyone!
Abu dhabi trip from Dubai
Sarah S
, Aug 2019
Good trip, nice tour guide and driver. He had lots of suitable information during the trip, about the history, current situation of the country, attractions and many more. Very nice trip and I recommend anybody that’s in Dubai to do the Abu Dhabi trip you won’t regret it!
Very interesting
valeriah501
, Aug 2019
This day was success thanks to our guide Whiskey.His commentary was up to the point with a bit of humour as well. Places we visited were very interesting. Well done.
Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai
michaelyue
, Aug 2019
Very good tour and term you have. nice guid ans service provided to all of us, pick-up and load-off on time even it's very hot day on that trip but orgnized with very good service, drinking water provided also.
Abu Dhabi Day Tour (Small group)
ss2rrez5
, Aug 2019
It was nice to see a little bit of the surroundings outside of Dubai city. The full day trip to Abu Dhabi was perfect for a nice little education regarding the capital of the U.A.E. The Sheikh Sayed Grand Mosque is a must see. A brief stop at the Louvre of Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World , and Heritage museum is also included so there was plenty of photo ops along the way. Remarkable transformation from a desert bedouin tribal way of life to this ultra modern city in such a short period of time.
Excellent Day Trip from Dubai
Greg G
, Jul 2019
With limited time in the Emirates, I really wanted to see more of it. This trip provided that. While the sites were a little rushed, I understand that there was a lot to see and a very limited time. Our guide seemed genuinely interested in answering our questions, especially mine that veered quite off topic.
Awesome Tour
lajuyah
, Jun 2019
The Abu Dhabi Tour is full day tour, but well worth it. The country is so rich in culture and this tour covers a lot about the country. The most stunning part of the tour of the Grand Mosque. Loved It!!
Response from Host , Jul 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your time in writing us back with your valuable feedback. We are happy to know that your experience with us is pleasant. We look forward to welcome you again in the near future. Kind Regards, General Manager
I had better experiences before
Scenic27471969056
, Jun 2019
Unfortunately, the guide was rude and dishonest with me but, the infrastructure (bus, restaurante and everything) was good and the BackOffice people were so nice and friendly too. I just no had luck with the guide.
Response from Host , Jul 2019
Dear Guest, Thanks for your review - You may please see the 100's of reviews that get appreciation for our guides. All our tourist guides are trained by the Local Government Tourism Department as well as from our company. We are an ISO:9001:2008 quality certified company, therefore we need to maintain the international standards of service. We are sincerely sorry. The guides is a senior guide in UAE. We had taken report from him and we got the explanation and we understand it is a mis-understanding. Please accept the guides heart felt apology as well. Thanks for participating in our tour. Sincerely General Manager
Day tour of Abu Dhabi
211chez
, Jun 2019
We enjoyed this small group, day tour. Particularly the Grand Mosque. Our guide was very informative and friendly
Great tour of Abu Dhabi if you only have one day
ohdee
, May 2019
The tour is very compact, so if you only have one day, it's great. Most of the attractions will be only drive-bys or short photo stops. The highlight of the tour was the Grand Mosque, a very magnificent place of worship. We were given enough time to go inside, marvel, take photos of the mosque. Our guide Rafik was very knowledgeable and nice. As my family and I had to stay back in Abu Dhabi because our return flight was departing from Abu Dhabi airport that evening, he arranged for our tour's last stop to be at Ferrari World/Yas Mall so it would be convenient for us to hail a taxi from there. Customer service is great. The confirmation of pick-up point had to be done through WhatsApp. When I messaged them to ask whether we could bring our luggage on the bus, they were very quick to respond and accommodate. We just paid USD 10 per suitcase. They also sent a lot of info prior to the tour, e.g. dress code, exact pick-up time.

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