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Discover the treasures of Abu Dhabi with a premium full day tour from Dubai

Discover Abu Dhabi's wonders on a full-day tour from Dubai. See the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the scenic Abu Dhabi Corniche, explore Qasr Al Watan Palace, and get a view from Etihad Towers. A day of culture and sights awaits you.
Embark on a Premium Abu Dhabi Full-Day City Tour from Dubai and unravel the fascinating blend of old-world charm and cutting-edge modernity. In this full-day excursion, discover the architectural marvels, cultural treasures, and scenic wonders that make Abu Dhabi a destination full of mystique and allure. Guided by experts, you’ll find the heart of the UAE in a day filled with exploration and enrichment.

Unveiling Abu Dhabi: A Journey through Heritage and Modernity

Majestic Beauty at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

One of the world's largest mosques, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is more than an architectural marvel. Its 82 domes, spectacular chandeliers, and intricate floral designs are a testament to human creativity and the Islamic world's rich artistic heritage. Here, you can wander through expansive courtyards adorned with reflective pools, explore the grand prayer halls, and appreciate the seamless blend of various Islamic architectural styles. The serene ambiance allows for personal reflection and offers an insight into the local culture and spiritual life. The mosque is not only a religious site but also a symbol of unity, embodying the diversity within the Islamic world.
While you're here, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy lunch at the Grand mosque, with both options being at your own expense. You can choose to dine at a local restaurant or explore dining options within the food court.

Picturesque Drive Along Abu Dhabi Corniche

The Abu Dhabi Corniche is more than just a coastal drive; it's a living portrait of Abu Dhabi's vibrant lifestyle. Stretching over eight kilometers, it offers a multi-layered experience of leisure and landscape. You can watch fishermen casting their nets, children playing on the beach, and fitness enthusiasts jogging along dedicated pathways. Stop at the many parks and enjoy the views, or have a picnic overlooking the brilliant blue waters. As you drive along this coastal stretch, the city's modern skyline juxtaposes the natural charm of the beach, creating a visual spectacle that truly defines Abu Dhabi's urban elegance.

Cultural Immersion at Qasr Al Watan Palace

The majestic Qasr Al Watan Palace is more than a palace; it's a unique testament to the Arabian culture and governance. Explore rooms filled with artifacts, manuscripts, and exclusive works of art. Engage with interactive exhibits that bring to life the nation's governing principles and cultural heritage. Walk through grand halls filled with craftsmanship that narrates the Arabian Peninsula's history. The palace offers an unmatched glimpse into the nation's soul, making it an essential experience for anyone seeking to understand the UAE's cultural richness.

Panoramic Views from Etihad Towers

The Etihad Towers Observation Deck offers a unique perspective on Abu Dhabi. From this towering vantage point, you can view the sprawling city laid out before you. The grand mosques, futuristic skyscrapers, traditional souks, lush gardens, and expansive water bodies create a tapestry that's constantly changing and growing. It's not just about the view; it's about the sensation of standing high above the city, feeling the pulse of Abu Dhabi. Engage with interactive exhibits that provide detailed explanations of the landmarks you see. This is an opportunity to witness the contrasting worlds of Abu Dhabi, from its humble beginnings to its ambitious vision for the future.

A Day to Remember

The Premium Abu Dhabi Full-Day City Tour from Dubai is more than a sightseeing trip; it's a sensory and intellectual adventure. It offers a holistic view of the UAE's capital, reflecting both the historical roots and the progressive vision that shapes this dynamic city. The deep spiritual connection at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the vibrant life along the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the insightful cultural journey at Qasr Al Watan Palace, and the breathtaking views from Etihad Towers contribute to a profound and multilayered experience. With expert guidance, air-conditioned transportation, and carefully curated stops, this tour invites you to engage with Abu Dhabi on a level that goes beyond mere tourism. It's a day to remember, cherish, and reflect upon, as it encapsulates the very essence of Abu Dhabi.


Highlights of the Premium Abu Dhabi Full-Day City Tour

  • Comfortable and Convenient Travel: Experience the best of Abu Dhabi without any hassle. The tour provides Pickup and drop-off at accommodation in Dubai, ensuring a smooth and comfortable experience. Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle adds to the comfort, allowing you to relax and soak in the sights as you travel between the city's iconic landmarks. 
  • Architectural Marvel at Sheikh Zayed Mosque: One of the most significant highlights is the chance to discover the incredible architectural splendor of the Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque. This site is a testament to human creativity and religious reverence, providing both an awe-inspiring visual experience and a profound spiritual insight. 
  • Panoramic City Views from Etihad Towers: The tour takes you to new heights as you behold panoramic views of the city from the observation deck of Etihad Towers. Offering an unparalleled view of the city's skyline, coastline, and architectural wonders, this experience allows you to see Abu Dhabi from a unique and breathtaking perspective. 
  • Scenic Ride Along Abu Dhabi Corniche: Riding along the Abu Dhabi Corniche, you will have the chance to soak in the beauty of the city's skyline. This picturesque drive showcases the city's vibrant life, natural charm, and urban elegance. Whether you're watching the locals enjoying the beach or admiring the modern skyscrapers, this ride offers a multifaceted experience of Abu Dhabi's character. 
  • Exploration of Tradition at Qasr Al Watan: Finally, the tour invites you to take a glimpse into the tradition & architecture of UAE at Qasr Al Watan. This royal palace is more than just a building; it's a cultural hub that encapsulates the essence of Emirati heritage. Here, you can explore the nation's past, present, and future, delving into the history, governance, and artistry that shape the UAE's unique identity. 


Operational Details and Pickup Information

Complimentary pickup is available from various locations, including Dubai city hotels, apartments, and Cruise terminals (Dubai Harbour and Port Rashid). If you're staying at Bab Al Shams, Al Maha resort, Sports city, Jebel Ali, or any further areas, pickup is still possible but may incur an additional fee. 

To make the most of your day, pickup will occur within 30 minutes of your selected departure time. Therefore, it's crucial to be ready at the hotel lobby on time, allowing for a prompt start to an unforgettable journey through Abu Dhabi's captivating highlights. 



A reservation made at least 24 hours in advance is mandatory.
After making your Turbopass booking, we'll provide you detailed instructions on how to book your specific time slot for the tour. 

Since this excursion is extremely popular and often gets booked up fast, it's highly recommended to reserve your spot as soon as possible. If exploring the enchanting sights of Abu Dhabi is one of your 'must-do' activities, please reserve your spot as soon as possible! The early reservation ensures that you can enjoy this unforgettable experience without any disappointment. 


Restrictions and considerations:

  • Dress Code at Sheikh Zayed Mosque:
    Women: Must wear long, loose clothing, covering arms, legs, and heads at all times. An abaya with a scarf (a long black outfit) can be provided by the local operator..
    Men: Must cover their knees and shoulders. Revealing any skin above the knees may result in refused entry, and no clothing will be provided to men for this purpose. 
  • Alternate Venue for Qasr Al Watan: If Qasr Al Watan is closed for presidential events, the visit will be replaced with a trip to the Louvre Museum. This ensures that the cultural aspect of the tour remains intact. 
  • Tour Duration: The total duration of the tour includes all pickups and drop-offs. This ensures a seamless experience without any unexpected delays. 
  • Islamic Festivals and Sheikh Zayed Mosque: During certain Islamic festivals, it may affect the ability to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. If you're planning your tour during a significant Islamic holiday, be sure to check with the tour operator for any potential changes to the itinerary. 
  • Meal Considerations: Please note that lunch is not included in the tour. It might be advisable to make arrangements or consult with the tour operator regarding meal options. 
  • Accessibility Restrictions: The tour is not suitable for wheelchair users. If you have specific accessibility needs, it might be best to consult directly with the tour operator for alternatives or special arrangements. 
  • Baggage Restrictions: Luggage or large bags are not allowed on the tour. It's recommended to travel light and only carry essentials for the day to ensure a comfortable experience. 




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