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Hala's Story of Abu Dhabi

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Pick up: any Abu Dhabi hotels within city limits, Yas Island, Saadiyat Island and Airport areas. Half day: Morning Not operating on Fridays. Pick up from your Hotel, going to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, Dates Market, Abu Dhabi Corniche, drive through Saadiyat Island, drop off to your  hotel. Note: no meals included. Drinking water is provided.
Important Information
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Local taxes
  • Air-conditioned Vehicles
  • Abaya and sheila for ladies to enter The Grand Mosque.
  • Food and drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Food and drinks, other than the "value added offers" specified in your guidebook
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Dress code is smart casual (respectful to local culture: no see through, tight clothes, shorts above knee, mini skirts, swim wear, open shoulders or chest for both male and female tour participants)
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Basia E wrote a review Dec 2019
South Africa7 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a must tour for anyone visiting Abu Dhabi! Our tour guide Faisal was great and very knowledgable. You get to see the key attractions in Abu Dhabi and learn more about the history of this place. Great way to explore the city!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Etihadairways, Manager at Hala's Story of Abu Dhabi
Responded 15 Feb 2020
Hi basiaecon, We are glad to hear that you did have a good time exploring our home Abu Dhabi. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Thanks. *Mars
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LordyLana wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Thank you Elena, you were fantastic. Patient and knowledgeable. Tour was interesting, would recommend.
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Date of experience: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
Response from Etihadairways, Manager at Hala's Story of Abu Dhabi
Responded 15 Feb 2020
Hi LordyLana, So delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour with us :) *Mars
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Josine T wrote a review Jun 2019
Geelong, Australia1,573 contribution96 helpful votes
We were very impressed with our private tour through Abu Dhabi. We had just come off the plane from Australia and had not slept at all during the 13 hour flight. The fact that this tour was SO interesting, kept us awake for the morning!! Our very first visit to Abu Dhabi was so
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Date of experience: April 2019
susan d wrote a review May 2019
Northampton, United Kingdom17 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a fantastic morning seeing the main sites in the short amount of time we had in Abu Dhabi. I would recommend doing this tour at 0830 as we did as our guide said the mp mosque gets very busy and when we went we were one of first in and had time to walk around at our own
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Date of experience: April 2019
Lynne A wrote a review Mar 2019
California11 contributions1 helpful vote
My friend and I had the vehicle and guide all to ourselves. We had a very comprehensive tour of all of the major sites in Abu Dhabi, even going to places not on the tour description. Our guide was personable and informative. He made all of the expected stops and was willing to
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Date of experience: January 2019
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By: Hala Abu Dhabi - Private Day Tours
Maximilian S
Amazing experience - must do when in Abu Dhabi
The whole trip was amazing. Mr. Doychin was very considerate so he adjusts the sand dune adventure drive to the nee
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Excellent service
The exciting tour provided with best communication, driving and service by marshal Shakir. Thank you and recommenda
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nurul indah I
Breathtaking view!
I used my etihad boarding pass and eligible for 50% disc, however, i have to emailed them and finalize booking via
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Tendai M
Desert safari and bbq
This was as a good experience to allow us to get a taste of what the desert looks and feels like. Hotel pickup was
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Excellent Driver/ Value for Money
Privileged to be driven by one of the best and expert drivers in Abu Dhabi, Mark (from the Philippines). He was ve
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Sunset drive and BBQ
Me and my friend did enjoy this experience a lot. Everything was well organised: the tour guide arrived at the pick
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Simone A
Thank you for everything!! The experience was magic as the organization...starting from the team answering on the p
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Worth Every Penny
Wow what a day! I’ve been fortunate enough to go on many excursions when I travel, this one is by far one of th
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Amazing desert safari!
I have been on lots of desert safari tours but this one was something special. Hala Abu Dhabi was very organized an
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Amazing experience
Had a wonderful time doing this safari tour. The dune bashing was the highlight of the trip. Our driver/tour guide
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Tatiana U
thanks 🤗
Thank you so much for the mass of impressions😍 It was the best day 🙏 Thanks to the driver Mr. Adil for the cool d
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Best experience do not miss it
It was a great experience specially the sand dunes safari it was great! The driver Shakir knew what he was doing an
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Do not miss this experience!
My children and I have enjoyed every moment of this tour. The view was breathtaking, the drive - thrilling, the cam
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Karen K
Great tour and entertainment.
We were picked up eventually by our tour people, but the tour was unbelievable. The drive in the desert was excitin
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Fantastic Desert Camp
Great experience! A must do adventure! Fasil and Rasheed made this a wonderful experience! The show was top notch,
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