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Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide provided by ABC Tours Dubai

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Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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"Your safety is our top priority". We are concerned and as a responsible tour operator we have implemented all the requirements as per the regulations and guidelines by Dubai Tourism and UAE government Covid-19 Control Centre to ensure that you remain safe.
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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).
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  • 1
    The Corniche
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Heritage Village
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Emirates Palace
  • 3
    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Sheikh Zayed Road
  • 5
    Al Wahda Mall
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 6
    Qasr Al Watan
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Louvre Abu Dhabi
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • Explore Abu Dhabi in a day on a hassle-free trip from Dubai
  • Relax as you travel to the city and see its highlights by deluxe coach
  • Avoid lines at Sheikh Zayed Mosque and learn its history from a guide
  • Entry fees and convenient central Dubai hotel pickup and drop-off included
What to Expect
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 the 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.
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Important Information
  • Professional Tour Guide English language, tour on sharing basis
  • Pickup & drop-off included from city hotels and cruise terminal in Dubai, if number guest 2 or more
  • Fresh chilled mineral water (500 ml) per guest.
  • Transport by luxury coaches and mini buses
  • Islamic art and cultural museum at the Heritage village
  • Craftsman centre of Heritage village
  • Visit inside the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Optional : Visit at Al Wahda mall
  • Louvre museum (outside)
  • Ferrari world (outside photo-stop)
  • Yas Marina circuit
  • Etihad towers
  • Emirates palace drive through
  • Presidential Palace drive through
  • Pick up included from all hotels around Burj Khalifa
  • If booking is for 01 person, pickup will be from a common pickup point
  • Tour will be done as group of 18/ 27/37 persons based on size of coach & location with tour guide
  • Guaranteed to keep 15-20% of total seat in the bus empty, guest will have options to choose seats
  • Due to Corona virus mosque entry is restricted from 03rd March till end of March 2020
  • Entry/Admission - Heritage Village
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
  • Lunch not included, option offered with supplementary charges
  • The ticket for the Ferrari World, Louvre museum, Emirates palace
  • Luggage beyond medium size shoulder bags should be informed in advance, oversize luggage chargable.
  • Beyond city limits, other emirates pickup not included. Shuttle List send along during confirmation
  • if booking for one person you will need to come to a close by location as we advise at own cost.
  • Dress for the Grand mosque not provided. The mosque provide for residents only.Follow dress code
  • Shopping areas, where guest are charged high price, places such as dates market, Islamic art center.
  • Entry/Admission - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
  • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan
  • Entry/Admission - Louvre Abu Dhabi
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pickup and drop off offered from all centrally located hotels and all city hotels in Dubai including Deira, Bur Dubai, Downtown, Burj Khalifa, Festival city, Jaddaf, Sheikh Zayed Road, Financial Center, Jumeirah beach and residence, Palm Island, Barsha, T-com, Media city, Internet city, Marina Prominade, Moevenpick Ibn Battuta, Premier inn Ibn Battuta, airport hotel. Pickup is included from Mall of the Emirates, all hotels around Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina mall and Dubai Cruise Terminal. We put every endeavour to pick up from every hotels lobby however due to parking constraints and convenience we also pick up from central pickup points in Dubai. We understand our customer are not familiar with locations, in-order to save taxi bills, we have made many common pick up points at a walking distance from 05-10 minutes. The common pick up points are those places, where there is ample parking space and easily accessible points. This is only valid for minimum number of 2 guest per booking
  • Dress Code to remember: All the visitors must wear proper clothing, this includes covering up to feet and wrists. Loose long trousers, long skirts, and long sleeves that reach to ankle/wrist are acceptable. Women must cover their head with a scarf. Shorts, tight clothing, and transparent clothing are not acceptable. There are some dress kept at the mosque for residents and visitors however it is subject to availability. ABC Tours will not be held responsible if you are restricted entry to the mosque due to the dress code.
  • Dress code for men : Men must cover themselves with shirt and full pants. No shorts allowed. No transparent clothing
  • Pickup time start from Saturday to Thursday: 08.00 AM from Deira and Bur Dubai hotels. The hotels in Down Town and surrounding areas at 08.30AM approximately. The pickup time would be at 09.00 for those guest staying in New Dubai (Barsha, Marina, Jumeirah Beach, T-com, JLT, Palm Island etc) since New Dubai is geographically more close to Abu Dhabi and there is no way to go to Abu Dhabi without touching new Dubai. Pickup time for Friday: 09.00 AM from Deira and Bur Dubai hotels. The hotels in Down Town and surrounding areas at 09.15AM approximately. The pickup time would be at 09.30 for those guest staying in New Dubai. The guest staying in Deira and Bur Dubai may take almost 45 minutes to one hour to reach New Dubai.
  • Local agency will email at least 12 hours prior to your tour with exact pick up time and point of pickup. Please check your email. The guest do not have email access may contact on the local agent given number or WhatsApp number between 08.00 am - 08.00 pm UAE time with your BR code
  • Tour operators are prohibited by law to pick-up the guest from residential apartments, therefore request to report at a close by hotel. No request to pick up from apartments will be entertained.
  • Wheelchair not accessible
  • Dates Market not visited due to customer complaints due to high pricing, substandard products, its a widely known place for the guides and drivers to earn money as the dates are sold 200 percentage higher than the market price
  • Islamic art center is a beautiful name but it has to nothing with Islam or its culture, it is a shopping mall where the tour guides and drivers are paid high commissions.
  • As a responsible tour operator we caution our guest not to get into traps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • If the booking is for 01 person the pick up and drop off will be at a common pick up point, however if we have other bookings from the same hotel then we shall pick up from your hotel accordingly, individual person bookings will be informed about their pickup location in advance
  • Guest staying at blue water island resorts must report at a common meeting point.
  • Inorder to offer ultimate service and ambiance the tour is limited only for tourists to Dubai. Residents excuse us !
  • Louvre museum is closed on Monday however inorder to show the architectural beauty we take you for outside photo of the Louvre
  • We pick from Dubai cruise terminal, Malls in Dubai, Metro stations and common pick up points as informed in the pick up locations, If booking is for one guest please see the pick up points 1. Deira hotel individual guest- Report at Ibis Al Riqqa 2. Bur Dubai, city walk, Al Safa,Festival city, Nikki Beach hotel single guest - Report at Fairmont Dubai sheikh Zayed road 3. All individual guest staying at JBR, Palm Island, JLT, Jebel Ali, Silcon Oasis, Emirates Hill, Production city, Dubai Marina, Arabian Ranches, Greens - Report at Dubai Marina mall entrance 4.Hotels in outskirts and if not mentioned above must contact our office on booking for exact pick up location.
  • Guest staying at hotels in Ghusais, Gold Souk area, Al Ras, Naif, Sharjah, Al Nahda, other Emirates must report at Hyatt Place Riqqa hotel
  • Guest staying at Production zone, Jumeirah village circle hotels, Whyndham Dubai Marina hotel must report at Dubai Marina Mall Main Entrance
  • An Important Message from the Authorities issued with immediate effect - Due to the preventive efforts and measures taking by public institution in UAE to counter the coronavirus, the main tourist highlights Sheikh Zayed grand mosque, Louvre museum, Ferrari world And other public entry places will be temporarily closed for visits until further notice. We expect more closures in accordance with the preventive measures by the authorities to ensure the well -being of the locals and public. However these places can be seen / photo-stop from outside. We thankyou for your cooperation and understanding.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • ABU DHABI is in Lockdown currently as of 10.07.2020 - however easing of locakdown not known therefore booking kept open. If lock down exisit full refund or you may do a choice of program.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 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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Rajaa K wrote a review 5 Aug
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EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE I spend a vey good trip everything was wonderful. Our guide was super ans very nice. I discover Emirates with him and his explication. I recommand abc tour to everybody Who want to spend an unfergotable day..
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for taking your time for writing a wonderful review.
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Ioana Caruntu wrote a review Jun 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
Great experience and lots of fun. I would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to find out more about Abu Dhabi’s culture and heritage but also who wants to visit this splendid city. The tour includes various attractions and good information it is given from the tour guide.
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Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your kind review. We wish you all the best.
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Relaxat_Acelasi wrote a review Jun 2020
Bucharest, Romania212 contributions11 helpful votes
due to this pandemic all booked plces were closed, but the team assigned to come with us was very professional
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Date of experience: March 2020
Panache wrote a review May 2020
222 contributions450 helpful votes
The spectacular onion-top domes.The reflective pools that engulf the courtyard and the iconic prayer hall,world’s biggest chandelier and carpet,both meticulously handmade,the calligraphy encircling the hollows of the domes,etched with verses from the Quran.
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Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 31 May 2020
Thanks a lot for your kind review.. Stay Blessed.
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merridyw2018 wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The wonderful tour leader gave an insight into the history and current plans for the development of Abu Dahbi. The group decided to take up the offer of a local meal for lunch but it didn’t happen and disappointingly we were given 1/2 hour in a shopping centre. I did enjoy the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 31 May 2020
Thank you for your kind review. Happy to know that you have enjoyed the Tour. We wish you good luck!
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  • Duration: 10h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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