Abu Dhabi City Tour in a Double Decker Bus from Dubai

Cultural & Theme Tours in Dubai

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As the only company offering a Double Decker Bus from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, you may have a unique experience in discovering the beauty of the city. Our upper deck will give the best sights, best photo takings, and convenience that everyone is aspiring.  Our professional local guide will make your journey very pleasant and memorable. Water and juices are free on board. Places to be visited are Grand Mosque, Mirage Art Museum, Heritage Village, Emirates Palace photo taking, Traditional Date Market, and Ferrari World photo taking. Other nice places for passing views are, Coin Tower, Lean Tower, Presidential Palace, Abu Dhabi Corniche, and Louvre Museum.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiThe Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque stands out as one of the world’s largest mosques, and the only one that captures unique interactions between Islam and world cultures. Sheikh Zayed's vision for the Grand Mosque was to incorporate architectural styles from different Muslim civilizations and celebrate cultural diversity by creating a haven that is truly diverse and inspirational in its foundation. The mosque’s architects were British, Italian and Emirati, and design inspiration was borrowed parts of Turkey, Morocco, Pakistan, and Egypt among other Islamic countries, revealing a glistening architectural marvel with an astonishing capacity of 40,000 worshippers and visitors. The open-door policy invites tourists and celebrants from all around the world who can witness the spectacular onion-top domes, the reflective pools that engulf the courtyard and the iconic prayer hall, which not only overflows with blissful sunlight, but also houses the world’s biggest chandelier and carpet, both meticulously handmade. Be sure to spot the calligraphy encircling the hollows of the domes, etched with verses from the Quran and painted with gold leaves in An-Naskh lettering.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Miraj Islamic Art Centre, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiAn extensive collection of museum-like displays of unique Islamic art pieces sourced from around the Muslim world from places like Egypt, Syria, Iran, India, Iraq, Kashmir and Russia. Displays include meticulously hand woven pictorial and bejewelled carpets, silk textiles, jewellery, marble pieces, Arabic calligraphy engraved vases, miniature paintings and experienced staff are on hand to brief visitors on the history and origin of the pieces and the techniques used in making them.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiThis Tower knows as the ADNEC Gate have reached its place to be the Tallest Leaning Tower known now at this time, before it was the Leaning Tower of Giza in Italy. This ADNEC Gate is located at the highways of Abu Dhabi near the embassies area.Pass By: Aldar HQ Building, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiAldar Headquarters building is the first circular building of its kind in the Middle East. It is located in Al Raha, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The shape of this building is achieved through the use of structural diagrid, a diagonal grid of steel.Stop At: Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiHeritage Village Abu Dhabi is one of the best cultural attractions. It is a re-creation of an Emirati village and showcases the Bedouin lifestyle. You will find it on the Breakwater, which is reclaimed land off the main Abu Dhabi island. Duration: 40 minutesPass By: Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiAn iconic Abu Dhabi landmark, this beautiful hotel blends Arabian splendour with the latest luxuries to create a magical and memorable experience. During daytime, the hotel’s golden-sandy colour contrasts with its fresh green gardens, silvery water fountains and the blue sky. At night, the hotel’s lighting changes subtly, featuring a majestic rainbow-changing effect over the main dome.The main Palace building stretches over a kilometre from wing to wing, and its gardens and surroundings spread across 100 hectares. The hotel features 114 domes, with the central dome at an imposing 72.6 metres above ground. Gold, mother of pearl and crystals dominate the interior. The Palace has 1,002 chandeliers, the largest weighing 2.5 tonnes. Another memorable Palace feature is its two handmade wall display carpets, portraying the palace itself and each weighing a tonne.Guests and visitors can wander through the majestic halls and corridors – a showcase of Arabian design, with grand central passageways and arched ceilings – and choose from over 200 rooms, all decorated in a comfortable yet chic style and boasting lavish cultural touches. Culinary highlights include modern Chinese cuisine at Hakkasan, fine French fare at Le Vendome and award-winning local dishes at Mezlai Emirati Restaurant.Stop At: Cristal Spa, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiCristal Hotel Abu Dhabi located in the downtown banking district just a short drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport. Cristal is ideally situated in the midst of the capital major tourist destinations. Right across the street is the Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre and Gold Souk, while Al Whada Mall, World Trade Centre Mall and the renowned Corniche Beach are only a 15-min walk. We offer our guests 192 rooms & suites, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, fully equipped business center, underground parking, complimentary wifi, access to the steam & sauna rooms, gym, an indoor pool, beauty salon and the exclusive Cristal Spa. You can also relax, unwind and enjoy a cup of coffee at our chic & cozy BLENDZ lobby cafe, enjoy tempting beverages and live entertainment at the Cristal Viewz Bar & Grill, or indulge in our International Buffets or a cut of your favorite steak at VIEWZ restaurant.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Abu Dhabi Dates Market, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiThis is worth the time spent to visit and taste the variety of dates available in the market. Very good selection of date, plenty of shops and no pressure to buy from the salesmen. They are happy to let you taste dates, plus they will vacuum seal your purchase to be taken back home. Prices are reasonable and the dates are fresh, no fancy packing, just good stuff.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Louvre Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiThe iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first universal museum in the Arab World that translates the spirit of openness of cultures. As one of the premier cultural institutions located in the heart of the Saadiyat Cultural District, the art-lovers dream displays the works of historical, cultural and sociological significance from ancient times to the contemporary era. Designed by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel, the Louvre Abu Dhabi encompasses 9,200 sq. m of galleries including the Permanent Gallery and a Temporary Gallery that is enriched by loans from many notable French museums including Musee du Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, and Centre Pompidou.Recreating parts of UAE’s integral cultural elements, Nouvel designed a falaj-inspired water system running through the museum, inspired by ancient Arabian engineering whilst the orderly lace dome borrows inspiration from the interlaced palm leaves traditionally used as roofing material in many parts of the country that results in an enchanting play of light. The juxtaposition of different civilizations in the same spaces, the Louvre Abu Dhabi illustrates similarities and exchanges from the shared human experience going beyond geography, nationality, and history.Stop At: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiFerrari World Abu Dhabi is a mostly indoors amusement park on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is the first Ferrari-branded theme park and has the record for the largest space frame structure ever built. Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster, is also located here.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Bottled Juice
  • Free Wi-fi on board
  • Lunch
  • Abaya and Kandura available on board
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
  • Entry/Admission - Miraj Islamic Art Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Heritage Village
  • Entry/Admission - Cristal Spa
  • Entry/Admission - Abu Dhabi Dates Market

What’s not included

  • Entry/Admission - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
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