Abu Dhabi City Tour From Dubai

Cultural & Theme Tours in United Arab Emirates
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Tour description

• Day trip to discover the modern marvels of Abu Dhabi • Dazzling architecture of Sheikh Zayed Mosque—UAE’s largest • Recreated oasis village & artisan shops at Heritage Village • Scenic drive along the waterfront Corniche & Yas Island • Open buffet lunch in five stars hotel

Gleaming skyscrapers, sandy beaches, waterfront shops, and the world's sixth-largest mosque—the capital of the UAE, often referred to as the "Manhattan of the Middle East,” is packed with modern marvels.Get picked up at your hotel in Dubai and settle in for the air-conditioned, 90-minute ride to Abu Dhabi. Pass through the port town of Jebel Ali and arrive outside the gleaming, massive white edifice of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the country's largest place of worship. This beautiful structure can accommodate over 40,000 worshipers at a time and also holds the world's largest carpet, designed by an Iranian artist. Spend some time admiring the mosaicked minarets, calligraphy-adorned columns and arches, and serene pools of the mosque's marble courtyard.From there, get a closer look at Emirati culture and the desert way of life at the Heritage Village, a reconstruction of a typical oasis village. Check out exhibits in a museum, visit with craftsmen and artisans, and pop into shops to peruse fragrant spices and handmade soaps. Next, hop back in the coach for a scenic drive along the Corniche, a spectacular seaside walkway dotted with beaches and attractions. Admire skyscraping towers of downtown Abu Dhabi, and then stop for lunch at a restaurant inside a 4-star hotel. Pass by Yas Island with its Formula 1 racetrack and Ferrari World theme park before beginning the return drive to Dubai.

What's included

  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What's not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks