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Abu Dhabi City Sightseeing Tour - The Arabian Jewel

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    What to Expect
    After pickup by comfortable coach, leave your centrally located Dubai hotel for Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates capital located approximately 1.5 hours away. Often referred to as the ‘Arabian Jewel,’ Abu Dhabi is renowned for its ostentatious monuments and modern architecture.

    The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the first stop on your full-day sightseeing tour. Marvel at the mosque’s sheer size and grandeur, then head inside the impressive monument for a look at its gilded interior, which can accommodate some 40,000 worshipers, making it one of the largest mosques in the world.

    Next, it’s a short drive to the Zayed Centre, a museum dedicated to the late Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a leader who is said to have shaped the UAE and is affectionately known as the ‘father of the nation.’ Learn from your guide about the Sheikh’s world travels and browse an impressive collection of his personal memorabilia, including photographs, hunting rifles, stuffed lions and cheetahs, and treasured vehicles.

    Enjoy a break for lunch (own expense) before a drive to your final stop: the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village. Stroll around this open-air museum, which demonstrates what daily life was like in the city prior to the discovery of oil. Explore recreated Emirati souks and a traditional Bedouin camp complete with goat-hair tents.

    Complete your tour of Abu Dhabi with the return to Dubai, passing en route the Dhow Yard where wooden ships are built using time-honored methods. On arrival, you’re dropped off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your centrally located Dubai hotel
    Departure Time
    6:30 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by coach or minivan
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Optional gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Confirmation of this product will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid copy of your passport is required on the day of travel
    • IMPORTANT : There is a mandatory dress code for entry to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Abu Dhabi.
    • Dress Code is loose long trousers or long skirts reaching the ankles and long sleeves reaching the wrists. Shoulders must be covered. No shorts for men, no tight or transparent clothing, no visible tattoos. Women must bring a scarf to cover their heads.
    • For guests visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, it is not possible to rent an abaya (local dress) at the Mosque Center. However, for emergency situations guests can purchase an abaya with our tour guide during the tour for a small cost covering amount.
    • You will be refused entry if you do not comply to the dress code
    • Kindly note that Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center has announced their new entry procedures with immediate effect. This includes a registration with general information for each guest (name/nationality/gender/etc. …) before proceeding with the mosque visit.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • “Zayed Center Abu Dhabi is closed for renovation and will be replaced with a Date market visit and a photo-stop at Louvre Abu Dhabi “.
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 25 May 2019 via mobile

    We wanted to do this for a long time and visit as much if the Emirates as possible, this tour helped us to look at the best parts! There was soo much in one day but it wasnt too tiring, there was a lot of...More

    Thank 526ajmeets
    OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

    Dear 526ajmeets, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about your Abu Dhabi City Tour that you have recently joined with us. Happy to know that you enjoyed the excursion with us showing you the best parts f the country without being too tiring. Thank...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2019

    Been travelling around the world as a tour leader for now over 20 years. I do appreciate when i share the best manner of tourism handling. Orient Tours and representing guide Mr Nimesh Kumara spent a week with us in basic management coordination as well...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank 1976Geidans_Andris
    OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2019

    Dear 1976Geidans_Andris, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about your Abu Dhabi City Tour you recently joined with us. We feel humble to read your great review about the tour and our guide Mr. Nimesh and your trip to the UAE as a tour...More

    Reviewed 28 October 2018

    I would like to commend Gabor and his driver for taking care of us the whole trip. They were very prompt in picking us up at our hotel (JW Marriott Marquis) and gave us the whole histor/facts of UAE and not just about Abu Dhabi....More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank Lcruz86
    OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

    Dear Lcruz86, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about our Abu Dhabi City Tour that you have recently joined with us. It was our pleasure having you on board! We are glad that you were fully satisfied with our services, from the prompt pick-up...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

    Very good. The tour was well planned and very interesting. The driver and guide were very nice and took care of usMore

    1  Thank zansari511
    OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

    Dear zansari511, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about our Abu Dhabi City Tour that you have recently joined with us. Pleased to read that you rate the excursion as "very good" and "well planned and very interesting". We shall further forward your positive...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2018

    Loved this excursion. The mosque Sheikh Zayed and the Emirates Palace are absolutely out of this world. The Town is very modern with nice architecture.More

    Date of experience: December 2017
    1  Thank Anabela F
    OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

    Dear Anabela F, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about our Abu Dhabi City Tour that you have recently joined with us. Pleased to read that you "loved this excursion" and especially liked the stops at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Emirates Palace....More

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