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Full Day Abu Dhabi City Tour with Etihad Tower Ticket

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    Stop At: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

    Following a pick-up from your hotel in Dubai, travel along the Gulf coast to Abu Dhabi, listening to fascinating stories about one of the richest cities in the world along the way. The journey takes approximately 90 minutes from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

    Visit the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to marvel at its unparalleled charm. A modern marvel of the capital city, Grand Mosque is particularly noted for its pristine white beauty. The amazing design and craftsmanship of this Mosque are said to be have been inspired by similar architecture in Algeria, Morocco, India, and Pakistan.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: The Corniche, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

    Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience the pristine waterfront up close. Admire the serene waters of the harbor that has been awarded the ‘Blue Flag’ status for its cleanliness. Before leaving the place, take a nice stroll to refresh yourself.

    Pass By: Emirates Palace, West End Corniche, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

    Continue for a photo stop at opulent Emirates Palace, the official palace of Abu Dhabi’s ruling government. Take pictures of this architectural splendor from outside.

    Stop At: Etihad Towers, Corniche West St Opp Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

    Then stop by another Abu Dhabi landmark, the Etihad Towers. Those who have seen the ‘Furious 7’ movie will remember the imposing tower. Ascent to its observation deck (74th floor) and marvel at the incredible views beneath.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Marina Mall 18 St, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

    The next stop will be at the Marina Mall, where you can take a lunch break (at your own expense) and have scrumptious food at Carrefour or enjoy the food court options (closed during Ramadan) or at a full corniche view restaurant.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Qasr Al Watan, Al Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi 001 United Arab Emirates

    Then you will be visiting the amazing landmark of UAE - Qasr Al Watan Palace (Presidential Palace). More than just an official building, this is a cultural plus architectural landmark as well as a knowledge hub. This place which is also known as ‘Palace of the Nation’ is a perfect place to understand about UAE heritage.

    Then enjoy the drive back to Dubai, where you will be dropped off.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary pick-up from Dubai Central Hotels or Towers. Pick-up from Movenpick Ibn Battuta, 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 on Private option with additional cost based on the location or to come near to central area. Pickup from Dubai Airport is available from Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport Hotel, to reach here you can use a local taxi (recommended) or hotel shuttle bus (both are chargeable). Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or e-mail. Pick-up from Niaf, Gold Souq and Al Sabkha areas is available at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Deira. The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    • Same as the pick-up point
    • Pickup and drop off to the selected hotel / location
    • Clean and air-conditioned modern vehicle
    • Professional licensed tour guide of your selected language
    • Cold mineral water
    • Complete access to the Palace, Garden and other public spaces within the premise of Qasr Al Watan
    • Entry/Admission - Etihad Towers
    • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan
    • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above
    • Guided tour inside the Qasr Al Watan Palace
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival
    • Mosques & Palace have very strict dress codes: women must wear long loose clothing, and ensure their arms and legs are fully covered. Women are also required to cover their heads at all times. For the Mosque visit, the company will provide a long Abaya with scarf (long black dress attire) if needed which must be returned back; Men must not show above their knees and must cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. The tour operator cannot provide any kind of clothing for men.
    • Tattoos must be covered
    • The dress code in the observation deck is casual
    • The duration of this tour will be between 8 and 9 hours, depending on traffic
    • It is not recommended to book this tour if you have a return flight on the same day, as the drop-off time is dependent on traffic and can not be guaranteed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • During any Presidential Events, Qasr Al Watan might shut down to the public without any previous announcements as it is a national palace, however, it will be replaced with Heritage Village if closed.
    • There is a shuttle bus service to the entrance from the main gate of the palace.
    • Guided tours are not allowed within the palace; your guide will narrate important information about the palace before the visit.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • ANNOUNCEMENT: As per the national government of Abu Dhabi Qasr Al Watan (PRESIDENTIAL PALACE) will be closed from 11th October (FRIDAY) until 17th October (THURSDAY)
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers
    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 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Our family had a great time in this trip. I went there with my parents. The whole trip is well planned and worth the money. We were amazed by the newly open palace and tower (and not many visitors surprisingly). There is no extra pay....More

    Thank zhoujingjue
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    We had a wonderful and informative day with our guide Noor. He was very attentive and patient with all our questions and needs. We visited two of the most beautiful places in Abu Dhabi the Mosque and Qasr Al Watan. So many pictures to take...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 962TanyaP
    Reviewed 12 September 2019

    Everything was perfect. It started with the pick up it was so easy and our tour guide Hakim was the best. He was so friendly and kind and told us a lot about Abu Dhabi I would definitely book this trip again with Hakim. Thank...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Annaxnicki
    Reviewed 5 September 2019

    Today we went on a tour at Abu Dhabi and we got delighted with the city. We were lucky of having a guide named Adnan. Very attentive, polite and concerned about the welfare of all members of the tour. My wife, who doesn't know English,...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Joao_ramos2
    Reviewed 10 July 2019

    We’ve spent a wonderful day in Abu Dhabi. It was a really funny and interesting day. Because of the heat, the itinerary changed, but it was worth it. We’ve also received a gift.. We didn’t just saw the Etihad Tower from the outside, but we...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Ian Paride C
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    8 August 2019|
    Response from OceanAirTravels | Property representative |
    Hi, Thank you for approaching us. Yes we can pick you from Abu Dhabi hotel. We will pick you with separate car to meet our group in the first attraction Sheikh Zayed Mosque. If there are 2 people or more, there will be a... More
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