Following a pick-up from your hotel in Dubai, travel along the Gulf coast to Abu Dhabi, listening to the fascinating stories about one of the richest cities in the world along the way. Your first stop is the Sheikh Zayed Mosque - an incredible mosque exemplifying the beauty of Islamic architectural brilliance. Spend about 1.5 hours in the mosque with your live guide. Afterwards, stop at the Abu Dhabi Corniche, and take a stroll with scenic views of the Arabian Gulf. You will also see the Emirates palace. Take snaps for your photo collection with these wonderful structures as backdrop. Another gem of the tour awaits you next - a visit to the Etihad Towers. A five-tower complex, this ultra modern architecture is home to luxury rooms, dining and leisure. Go to the observation deck (the highest of its kind in the city) located in the 74th floor and enjoy panoramic views of Abu Dhabi from its vantage point. After Etihad Towers visit, next stop will be at the Marina Mall, where you can have your lunch from Carrefour or Food court ( closed during Ramadan) or The full Corniche view restaurant (at your own expense. Afterward, visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan Palace housed in the Presidential Palace compound of UAE. Notice the architectural features, historical artifacts and other historical treasures of the palace. Then relax on the return journey to Dubai.
• Please note, Qasr Al Watan will be closed from October 11 to October 17, 2019 • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during an Islamic festival • Mosques have strict dress codes: women must wear long loose clothing, and cover their arms, legs and heads. An abaya (long black dress) and scarf can be provided by the local partner. Men must cover their knees and shoulders. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. The local partner cannot provide clothing for men • Tattoos must be covered • The dress code in the observation deck is casual • The duration of this tour will be between 8 and 9 hours, depending on traffic • It is not recommended to book this tour on Friday if you have a return flight on the same day, as the drop-off time is dependent on traffic and can not be guaranteed • This trip is not wheelchair accessible • Qasr Al Watan may be closed without notice during presidential events. In such cases, you will visit Heritage Village
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