As a solo traveller you can sometimes be a bit isolated but not on this particular tour. The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler The tour bus arrived right on time and we were off to collect the other passengers. After collecting the other 20 or...More
Get to know the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi in full, without transport worries and with the benefit of a guide, on this day trip from Dubai. Avoid ticket lines on a tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, view all the Abu Dhabi landmarks with ease, and enjoy guided commentary for a more enriching experience than a DIY trip. Plus, get time out midway for a lunch of your choice (own expense).
After hotel pickup in Dubai, venture south by air-conditioned vehicle to Abu Dhabi, hearing about the city's explosive growth on the back of its 1950s oil boom from your guide as you travel.
On arrival, enjoy a tour of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest mosques. Explore the white marble arcades and courtyards, and visit the prayer room as you hear about the mosque’s design and significance.
Continue to Yas Island for photo-ops outside Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World, and then drive by the surreal-looking cultural buildings sprouting up on Saadiyat Island.
Pass Qasr Al Hosn, a former home of Abu Dhabi’s royals, and after a break for lunch (own expense) at Marina Mall, see Corniche and Emirates palaces before visiting Heritage Village to learn about the city’s original Bedouin culture.
Your tour ends with hotel drop-off in Dubai.