Explore the rich past, vibrant present and thrilling future of Abu Dhabi on a full-day tour of the largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Dubai, travel along the Gulf coast to Abu Dhabi, listening to fascinating stories about one of the richest cities in the world along the way. Upon arrival, Drive through Yas Island and pass by Ferrari world as well as passing by Yas viceroy. Visit inside the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to marvel at the white facade of the 4th largest mosque in the world. Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience the 8-kilometer stretch of pristine waterfront up close. Admire the clean water of the harbor as you continue to the opulent Emirates Palace, the official palace of Abu Dhabi’s ruling government. Then stop by another of Abu Dhabi's landmarks, the Etihad Towers. Those who have seen the ‘Furious 7’ movie will remember the imposing tower. The next stop will be at the Marina mall, where you can take a lunch break (at your own expenses) and dine at the mall's restaurants or enjoy the food court options. Travel back in time and explore the history of the Emirates at the UAE Heritage Village. Visit the Abu Dhabi Museum inside the village to see some interesting specimens, such as a replica of an oasis desert village. Also visit the adjoining Sheikh Zayed Center and learn about the life of ‘father of the nation’, the late Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Then enjoy the drive back to Dubai, where you will be dropped off.
• The Sheikh Zayed Centre is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Islamic festival holidays. It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque and Heritage Village during any Islamic festival • Mosques have very strict dress codes: women must wear long loose clothing, and ensure their arms and legs are fully covered. Women are also required to cover their heads at all times. A long Abaya with scarf (long black dress attire) may be provided by the tour operator; Men must not show above their knees and must cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will be a refused entry. The tour operator cannot provide any clothing for men • Tattoos must be covered • 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 tour might operate in 2 different languages at the same time • No wheelchair facilities
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