Travel to the capital of the UAE from Dubai for a fantastic Abu Dhabi tour and discover the many wonders of this historic city. A day trip to Abu Dhabi, which includes lunch, is a great way to get some fresh air while in Dubai.
To get a taste of the future of the United Arab Emirates, visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Heritage Village, a replica of an oasis village. The Yas Marina F1 track and Ferrari World theme park are also popular photo ops. In addition to hotel pickup and drop-off, your tour includes a city lunch and lunch in the city.
- Full-day trip to Abu Dhabi from Dubai
- Visit the white marble Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s biggest mosques
- Rewind time at the Heritage Village, with its reconstructed oasis village and souk
- See top landmarks like the Corniche waterfront, Emirates Palace hotel, and more
- Take photos by the Yas Marina F1 Circuit and Ferrari World
- Lunch in Abu Dhabi included
- Round-trip transport includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Dubai
Today we’ll depart from Dubai and begin our stunning Abu Dhabi city tour to discover the largest and the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.
This comprehensive Abu Dhabi tour is the ideal introduction to the UAE capital and the island on which it stands. The name Abu Dhabi means: “Father of the Gazelle”.
Our first stop will be at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest Mosques in the world and able to accommodate more than 30,000 worshipers. The beautiful Mosque is completely clad in marble and also features intricate Islamic decoration and carvings as well as extensive landscaping works.
We will continue our tour towards Abu Dhabi downtown. We will stop at the Heritage Village, which houses a small museum and depicts the traditional daily activities of the Arab community prior to the discovery of oil.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will drive along the spectacular Corniche, past gleaming white mosques, glass-clad offices, and elegant high-rise apartments to the tip of the breakwater for a superb view of the city’s magnificent skyline.
The remaining part of the tour will be devoted to driving through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where the LOUVRE museum and GUGGENHEIM museums are being built to complete the image of ABU DHABI as a cultural city.
The tour will continue towards the famous Yas Island which houses the FORMULA 1 YAS circuit, the first attraction park of Ferrari in the world (only a photo-stop). An impressive attraction park, the largest covered air-conditioned park in the world with a huge RED FERRARI sign as a landmark.
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