Day trip

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels
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From US$ 109 US$ 92.65 per person

Journey through the capital city of the UAE. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of Sheikh Zayed Mosque, marvel at the Qasr Al Watan palace, and visit the Observation Deck of Etihad Towers.

About this activity

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Duration 8 - 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Chinese, English, German, Spanish, Italian, French
Pickup included
Complimentary pickup is available from any hotel or apartment in Dubai, as well as the cruise port (Port Rashid). Pickup from Bab Al Shams hotels and Al Maha resorts is available only with an additional fees. Pickup from Dubai Airport available from Holiday Inn Airport hotel. Pickup will be made within 0-40 minutes of your selected time as per your location.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Relish in the serenity of Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Admire the craftsmanship of the Al Watan Palace and learn about Arab culture and government
  • Enjoy a view of the city’s luxurious hotel, the Emirates Palace
  • Visit the Observation Deck of Etihad Towers
Full description

Immerse yourself in Abu Dhabi on a day trip from Dubai. Experience breathtaking buildings and views with visits to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Qasr Al Watan palace, and Emirates Palace.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Dubai. Relax during the scenic 90-minute journey from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

Visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE. Enter the mosque and be spellbound by its breathtaking interior – a symphony of marble, gold, crystals, and ceramics. Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience scenic views of the Persian Gulf. Then, enjoy a visit to another landmark of Abu Dhabi, the Etihad Towers. Those who have seen the Furious 7 movie will recognize this imposing tower. Stop for lunch at the Marina Mall. Enjoy a delicious meal at your own expense at one of the mall’s restaurants or food courts. Afterward, explore the Qasr Al Watan, or the “Palace of the Nation.”

This splendid palace offers insight into Arab heritage and the governing principles that shaped the history of the UAE. Explore the palace’s fascinating exhibits and marvel at its exquisite craftsmanship. Afterward, return to your accommodations in Dubai.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Dubai hotels
  • Professional licensed tour guide in your selected language
  • Visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Visit to the Observation Deck of Etihad Tower
  • Drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Visit to Qasr Al Watan
  • Stop at Marina Mall
  • All transportation
  • Abaya and scarf for ladies, on loan
  • Cold mineral water
  • Lunch
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above
  • Guided tour within the Al Watan Palace (entrance only)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Women must wear long, loose clothing and fully cover their arms, legs, and head; if required, a long Abaya with a scarf (long black dress attire) can be loaned
  • Men must not reveal any flesh above their knees and their shoulders must be covered; no loan clothes are provided for men
  • Qasr Al Watan has the right to close the entrance without notice
  • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festivals
  • Guided tours are not permitted inside the palace
  • The duration of the tour includes hotel pickup, drop-off, and travel time between locations
  • Vaccinated travelers must present their vaccine card and negative PCR test from the past 14 days, while unvaccinated customers must present a negative PCR test, taken in Abu-Dhabi, from the past 72 hours
  • Everyone must carry their original passport while traveling
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 345 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The communication prior to our trip was great. They contacted us as to what we needed, said what time they would pick us up and confirmed everything. They were exactly on time picking us up. The tour was wonderful. Our guide Heseeb was knowledgeable, attentive and kept the group going. He informed us every step of the way. He went beyond expectations and made sure we were comfortable. I would highly this company and specifically our guide.

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May 6, 2022

I joined this small group tour as a solo female traveler. Ziad is very knowledgable, explaining a lot of things about Abu Dhabi. He’s not only an informative tour guide, but also a very service-minded one. He offered to take a lot of photos for me. As a lone traveler i was thankful for that. And his photography skill is above that of the average. Moreover, he’s not in rushing to get things done or doing it just to get done and finish his job. He took time to explain things and gave us time to fully explore places. I was very impressed by this professional services. Would recommend to everyone who wants to explore Abu Dhabi as a day trip! Ziad is second to none!

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May 1, 2022

It was an amazing trip! The bus ride was comfortable. We did stop at the LAST EXIT first. Interesting place with Mad Max Vehicles as display and as shops. Then the Mosque, what a fabulous building, so beautiful! Extra drive through the most expensive Area, which was a great bonus with Sheikhs, Prince houses. Later the Eithel Tower. View was breathtaking. The Quasr Al Watan is just indescribable amazing. Overall I felt as if I am in 1001 Nights. Excellent everything.

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April 20, 2022

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