See more of the UAE during a stay in Dubai with a day trip to the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi. Tour the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the city’s must-see mosque; and admire landmarks like the skyscraper-lined Corniche and Heritage Village, a showcase of traditional Bedouin life. Upgrade to include lunch at the stunning Emirates Palace hotel. Air-conditioned coach transport, hotel pickup and drop-off, and entrance fees included.
8-hour Abu Dhabi city sightseeing tour from Dubai
Tour the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a vast, modern mosque of white marble
Stroll by the glass towers and beaches along the manicured Corniche
Visit Union Square and the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village for insight into traditional Bedouin life
Upgrade to include a buffet lunch at the opulent Emirates Palace hotel
Air-conditioned coach transport with hotel pickup and drop-off included
After hotel pickup in Dubai, travel to Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital. On arrival, visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a modern white-marble mosque that accommodates 40,000 worshipers. Take a tour to view the pools, courtyards and opulent interior, graced with huge chandeliers. Continue to Union Square where massive sculptures depict different UAE cultural items, and then enjoy a stroll on the Corniche. Admire the high-rises and beaches along this 5-mile (8-kilometer) waterfront, and watch the residents taking time out at this popular spot. About midway through the tour, and depending on your selected option, enjoy some free time to explore on your own, or have lunch at the Emirates Palace. Savor a buffet meal as you admire the sumptuous hotel, one of the world’s most luxurious. In the afternoon, visit the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, a showcase of the UAE’s past. Explore the replica Emirati village, complete with Bedouin tents and livestock; watch demonstrations of Bedouin skills such as falconry, glassblowing and weaving; and buy souvenirs at the souk. Lastly, visit the Orient Art Gallery to view a selection of traditional and contemporary art that reflects the UAE’s burgeoning art scene. Your tour then ends with a Dubai hotel drop-off.