- Explore the best of Abu Dhabi in 08 hours tour
- Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- View the Abu Dhabi Corniche
- Pass by the Emirates Palace
- Photo-stop in front of the Etihad Towers
- Visit the Heritage Village, Sheikh Zayed Centre & Dates Market
- Photo-stop at Ferrari world Yas Island
Explore the rich past and the vibrant present of Abu Dhabi, the largest and the capital Emirate of United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi located on an island shaped as T-letter extending out into the Arabian Gulf from the central western coast and it’s almost 02 hours drive from Dubai or Sharjah. Abu Dhabi is the city where you feel the typical Arabian pulse with the city’s lifestyle that involves proud skylines with iconic buildings to sandy shores.
Your Abu Dhabi city tour from Dubai starts when you meet OceanAir Travels’ tour guide at your selected location or hotel. Your drive begins in an AC vehicle to Abu Dhabi, which is about 178 KM away from Dubai (approx. 01:45 hours). Enjoy the ride while listening to your tour guide’s stories about one of the richest cities in the world. Once you reach the destination, start with a visit to one of the top Abu Dhabi attractions – the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. One of the biggest mosques in the world, which accommodates some 40,000 worshipers inside its walls, this Mosque showcases the cultural diversity of the Islamic world. It’s an expression of a visionary leader who believed that nothing is impossible and the most gracious achievements start from the very heart.
Then we will drive down to the city’s Corniche, an eight-kilometer long pristine waterfront which has been awarded coveted Blue-flag status, a guarantee for clean and safe bathing water. Next, pass by the glamorous Emirates Palace. It has got 302 rooms and 92 suites, with many furnished in gold and marble! Then take a look from the other side at the adjacent luxurious Presidential Palace. Proceed further for another photo-stop at a landmark Abu Dhabi structure, the Etihad Towers, which is more famously known as the Skyscraper in “Fast & Furious 7” movie. Watch how five elegant towers stand together, giving wonderful views to onlookers!
Our Abu Dhabi tour from Dubai continues as we take a quick look of the Emirate’s history at the UAE Heritage Village. Traditional sides of the desert way of life, including a camp with coffee pots, a tent goats’ hair, and the falaj system, are displayed in the open area museum. There you may visit the Abu Dhabi Museum that’s located inside the Heritage Village. In this campus you will also come across various craftsmen exhibiting time-tested native skills. Soon it’ll be time for a one-hour break. Re-energize yourselves after all those visits with a tasty lunch at the Heritage Village Resort, or, at the Marina Mall (at your own expenses; unless otherwise you’ve availed the lunch option with advance payment).
Then visit the Sheikh Zayed Centre (closed on Fridays & Saturdays) adjoining the Heritage Village – a ‘must not miss’ in your things to do in Abu Dhabi. There, get familiarized with the exemplarily life of the late UAE ruler, HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Father of UAE Nation. It was his vision that united the Seven Emirates and turned the country into a global power. We will now be going more into the old-world Abu Dhabi with a visit to the Dates Market, which is located inside the historic fruit and vegetable market at Port Zayed in Abu Dhabi. Hardly in any other marketplace you will find such a wide range of Middle Eastern Date Fruits… As you walk along numerous shops of dried fruits and dates, you may also stop in between to taste a few.
Finally, before our return, we shall have a taste of the city’s newer attractions as we take you for a photo session at the man-made structural beauty, Yas Island. Once you finish the tour in Abu Dhabi you will be driven back to your selected location or hotel.
- Pickup and drop off to the selected hotel / location.
- Clean and air-conditioned modern vehicle.
- Professional licensed tour guide of your selected language.
- Entrance fees for the above-mentioned sightseeing.
- Lunch at the heritage village restaurant (If you selected the lunch option)
- Cold mineral water
- Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above.
- Tipping kitty
Important to know before you book
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque on Fridays opens from 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm and will be closed some certain dates and announcement of these days mostly few days before only, also it is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival.
- Sheikh Zayed Centre is closed on Friday and Saturday.
- Mosques Dress Code
Mosques have very strict dress codes, when visiting; Women must wear long loose clothing, insure their arms and legs are fully
covered. Women are also required to cover their heads at all times. However,company will provide long-local Abaya with scarf(long black dress-attire) Men must not show above their knees and cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. Company does not provide any kind of clothes to men.
- Pickup Time:
Pick-up will be within 30 minutes of your booked time example if your selected time 8:00 means you can expect the guide any time from 8:00 to 8:30 and you should be ready at the hotel/building lobby from 8:00 itself.If there are any changes, you will be notified by email. Pick-up is available from any Dubai Central Hotel. Pick-up from Movenpick Ibn Batuta, Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jabel Ali, Sport, Motor, Investment Cities and Silicon Oasis City or any hotels far from Dubai Central is available only if you can come to the Dubai central Areas Like (Deira-Bur Dubai- DownTown-Al Barsha-Al Barsha Heights-JLT or Dubai Marina) Or as a private option.Pick-up is available from Port Rashid for USD 15 per booking.Pick-up from Dubai International Airport is at the Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport.Pick-up Sharjah City or Al Qusais area is available only from Pullman Hotel Deira city center. The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
- Drop-Off Time:
Tour duration is fixed for any tour/activity but the drop off may be later or sooner the mentioned timing depends on the traffic of the city, in 30% range the drop off may get late 30-45 minutes than the mentioned time.
- Infant rates:
Free of charge if they do not occupy a seat.
- Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 48 hours will be full refund, after 48 hours will be full charge