Day Tour Of Abu Dhabi From Dubai

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover the Capital city of the United Arab Emirates where you will visit the famous Grand Mosque (inside) and see the Emirates palace, the most luxurious hotel in the world. On this day trip from Dubai you will discover how the cultural capital of the UAE was developed from a small fishing village to the modern and glamorous city it is today.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

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Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Driver/guide

Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks

Entry/Admission - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please wear appropriate clothing. Modest and conservative comfortable clothing such as long-sleeved shirts, long pants and long skirts. Do not wear transparent clothing, shorts, tight clothing, swimming costumes or beachwear. Skirts must be ankle length

You must remove your shoes before entering the mosque. Women must wear a headscarf, which cannot be transparent

Intimate behavior such as holding hands or kissing, is forbidden in a Muslim house of worship. Smoking and eating are not allowed in the entire mosque area

There is a check point at the mosque entrance with a scanning machine

Men must wear long trousers (no shorts). Men are not allowed to show any tattoos

Women must be fully covered (very long trousers and very long shirts or pullovers)

Traveler Reviews

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  • 27-Dec-2019

    Guide was great and advised the group very clearly on what was required to enter the Mosque in order to not waste time and how to take advantage of every second we had there. I would highly recommend them

  • 09-Aug-2018

    Our tour guide was amazing. she was friendly and knowledgable. Thank you!

  • 05-Jul-2018

    Awful! The bus' AC broke down with a temperature of 115 degrees! We were dumped at a mall for about hour and a half while the bus driver went to get another bus. We had a very brief stop at Ferrari Word but a couple of women on the tour went on a shopping spree and we had to wait an extra hour for them! The driver was incredible incompetent as to how to find those women. I've taken many and I mean many tours before where the driver warns you that if you're not on the bus by certain time, that it, the bus leaves you--and they've done it! These were the same two women that had some kind of issue entering the Great Mosque of Abu Dhabi as well, which also slowed us up even more. That took some of our valuable time to enjoy the mosque even more. The only thing that saves this tour is the mosque, hands down. The Great Mosque of Abu Dhabi is a site no one should miss while in the UAE. Abu Dhabi, as a city, is not at all like Dubai. It seems drab and void of charm, except for the mosque. In the end, if you're able to rent a car in Dubai to go see the mosque on your own do it and save some money--and plenty of your valuable time!

  • 04-Apr-2018

    The tour was everything we expected it to be and more! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and we learnt a lot about the history and culture of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Our first stop was at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - what an experience it was! The design, the furnishings, the chandeliers, the list just goes on and on! A definite must-see!
    We also visited the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, drove through the city to admire Abu Dhabis glass skyscrapers, the palm-lined Corniche and stopped outside the Emirates Palace hotel to take some pictures. Another highlight of the tour was visiting Ferrari World. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and would highly recommend it!


  • 08-Mar-2018

    Amazing !

  • 12-Oct-2017

    Very good trip.

  • 17-Sep-2017

    It was a very interesting ride from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. i really want to commend our guide and driver. He came on time and very patient by explaining the things we do not understand. If u are therefore, going for this trip, ask for Magdi. You will enjoy the ride.

  • 26-Aug-2017

    Great trip by bus to see the mosque amazing site

  • 04-Aug-2017

    I rarely write a bad review on Viator because most of the tours we go on are top notch and very professional, but this tour was definitely disappointing. Abu Dhabi is a must see, as is the mosque, so you should plan a trip to see it. However, what they don't tell you is how sensitive the trip can be to inclement weather, so it may make sense to plan/book the trip once you get there. We chose a day that it rained and because of that we were denied access to the prayer room, which is really the most impressive part of the mosque. On top of that disappointment, we also felt our tour guide was at times apathetic and at other times down right contentious or dismissive with the group and questions we asked. Overall, really was disappointing, but Abu Dhabi is worth the trip, so maybe find another tour company to do it with, or just rent a car yourself!

  • 06-Jul-2017

    Our tour was fantastic. I would highly recommend doing this tour, and looking to learn many details that you may not already know. The mosque is great. I would give this tour a whirl for sure.

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