Day Tour of Abu Dhabi from Dubai

Day Trips & Excursions in Abu Dhabi

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Discover the Capital city of the United Arab Emirates where you will visit the famous Grand Mosque (inside) and see the Emirates Palace, the most luxurious hotel in the world. On this day trip from Dubai you will discover how the cultural capital of the UAE was developed from a small fishing village to the modern and glamorous city it is today.
Start your tour with hotel pick up and head straight out of the city for Abu Dhabi. Drive through the highway in Dubai passing by the Jebel Ali Port, the largest port in the world, which is located next to the biggest ‘Free Zone’ area in the Middle East, where there are more than 3500 huge companies from around the world.Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque (inside) which has the capacity of 43,000 people where they can pray at the same time, walk on the largest carpet in the world and admire the world’s heaviest chandelier, which is 9.5 tons.Once you have finished in the mosque you will stop for pictures near the Emirates Palace hotel. From the outside you will see where the VIP visitors of Abu Dhabi come to stay overnight.Next explore the Heritage Village where you can take pictures of the skyscrapers of the capital city. You will see the souvenir shops next to the beach before you drive to the shopping mall where you will have 1 hour of free time for your lunch break.Drive through the Corniche road to see the modern skylines from the outside where you will pass by the Abu Dhabi port on the way to Yas Island. You will stop and take pictures of the Ferrari park logo from outside before driving back to Dubai, where your tour ends.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Emirates Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors