Private Day Trip to Abu Dhabi from Dubai

Day Trips & Excursions in Dubai
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Tour description

Spend 8-hours experiencing the impressive city of Abu Dhabi with your private group, a driver and a personal guide. As you ride in the comfort of an air-conditioned van, your guide will entertain you with local stories. Once in Abu Dhabi, you will see glass skyscrapers, mosques, museums, and malls.  Some highlights of the tour include the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Dhow Harbour, and Viceroy Hotel.

You’ll be picked up from your hotel around 9am for your private full-day tour to Abu Dhabi from Dubai.  On your way to Abu Dhabi, your guide will tell you the history of the city and explain how it has changed from a humble trading port to a cosmopolitan city in such a short time.The first stop on your tour will be at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque which displays gleaming white domes and minarets. Inside you will be amazed by the breath-taking interior, world's largest carpet and the world's largest chandelier.As you head to Tarbouche, you will pass the Emirates Palace which is a luxurious 7-star hotel and one of the most iconic landmarks of Abu Dhabi.  In Tarbouche, you will stop for lunch (at own expense) before heading to Dhow Harbor to see the traditional wooden cargo boats slip into the horizon.  Continue your journey to a date market to taste yummy treats. Here you will see a variety of fresh dates displayed in wooden barrels that will make delightful gifts for family and friends.Following your time at the date market, you will drive to Yas Island where you’ll stop at the modern Viceroy Hotel.  Designed with a futuristic look, the hotel is located over both land and water and spans the Yas Marina Circuit.  The Yas Marina Circuit is a favored racetrack for Formula 1 racing and you might even spot a race car practicing on the race track.You will be back to your hotel around 5pm and don't forget to ask your guide for recommendations on things to see in Dubai.

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Private driver in an air-conditioned van
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What's not included

  • Lunch


  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors