Dubai to Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque & Qasr Al Watan Palace by OceanAir™️


8 to 9 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Explore the history of Abu Dhabi on an 8-hour tour of the largest city in the United Arab Emirates. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to see a masterpiece of Islamic architecture visit the Etihad Towers Observation Deck.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop off available from Dubai city
  • Transportation by clean, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed, bilingual tour guide
  • Cold mineral water
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Visit
  • Qasr Al Watan "Royal Palace" Tickets
  • Etihad Towers Observation Deck Tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Mosque South Gate Abu Dhabi
  • Entry/Admission - Etihad Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Grand Mosque South Gate Abu Dhabi, Al Rawdah - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Explore the rich past, vibrant present and thrilling future of Abu Dhabi on a full-day tour of the largest Emirate in the 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.

Visit the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to marvel at its unparalleled charm. A modern

marvel the capital city, Grand Mosque is particularly noted for pristine white beauty. The amazing design and craftsmanship of this Mosque is said to be have been inspired by the similar architecture in Algeria, Morocco, India, and Pakistan.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

Afterward, visit to another of Abu Dhabi's landmarks, the Etihad Towers. Those who have seen the ‘Furious 7’ movie will remember the imposing tower Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience the 8-kilometer stretch of pristine waterfront up close.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Admire the clean water of the harbor as you continue to the opulent Emirates Palace, the official palace of Abu Dhabi’s ruling government visit to the city’s luxurious hotel, Emirates Palace. Blending Arabic elements with modern technologies, this hotel offers the finest hospitality with an authentic local feel.

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 expenses) and dine at the mall's restaurants or enjoy the food court options.

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. More than just an official building, this is a cultural plus architectural landmark as well as a knowledge hub.

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

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meeting point

Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary pickup is available from Dubai city hotels, apartments, and Cruise terminal Dubai ( Port Rashid ). Dubai Airport is available from the Holiday Inn Airport hotel. Pickup from Bab Al Shams, Al Maha resort, Sports City, Dubai Investment Park, and Jebel Ali is available for an additional fee.

Ports

  • Cruise Terminal 2, 77CH+QXG - Port Rashid - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai Harbour, Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates


Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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 Mosque visit a long Abaya with scarf (long black dress attire) will be provided by the tour operator if needed which must be returned back; Men must not show above their knees and must cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will be a refused entry. The tour operator cannot provide any clothing for men
  • Tattoos must be covered
  • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival.
  • The duration of this tour will be between 8 and 9 hours depending on traffic
  • It is not recommended to book this tour on Friday if you have a return flight on the same day, as the drop-off time is dependent on traffic and can not be guaranteed.
  • Lunch not included - you will be given time for lunch at Marina Mall, Carrefour or Food court OR The full Corniche view restaurant (at your own expense). Restaurants will not be available during the month of Ramadan (23 April to 23 May 2020), it is recommended to carry some snacks with you.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • The pickup time will be from 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM. Please be ready at the hotel lobby by 8:00 AM. On Fridays, you will be picked up from 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
  • Kindly share your WhatsApp number for easy communication during the pickup
  • To participate in this trip: Vaccinated customers: needs to present a Vaccination card with negative PCR valid for 14 days.
  • Unvaccinated customers: needs to present a negative PCR valid for 72 hours.
  • Everyone must carry the Original Passport while traveling.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Exclusions

  • Tips and any expenses or services not mentioned in "what's included"
  • Guided tour inside the Qasr Al Watan Palace

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
A7926GCcarlosm
May 2022

The grand Mosque and the Palace were the best of the best and the guide Ahmed Hassan too. Excelent guide and an amazing experience.

Roy I
May 2022

All the trip. Mariana the guide was great, attentive, patient, and very helpful. The lunch was tasty. The sites were beautiful.

nadyabonbon
May 2022

This tour is really fascinating. We went to all the beautiful places in Abu Dhabi and they take us to a very nice place to see Abu Dhabi from above (the observatory). Our tour captain & host (Haseeb) was very nice and shares a lot about UAE history. Would recommend this tour to everyone.

erikapI7154GG
May 2022

I enjoyed this tour very much. On our trip one of the attractions was closed and was replaced with heritage village. The only complaint i have is that I wish we could’ve stayed there a bit longer. It was rushed with only 30 minutes to view. Other than that this was great. Jahan was amazing and so...

550daeh
May 2022

For starters our guide, Haseeb, was great. Very informative. He was also very helpful when it came to taking pictures. He took it a notch up with providing good direction to capture the perfect image. The mosque is beautiful and best seen in person. The tour provided us with traditional clothing ...

BROWN S
May 2022

Jahan was the best tour guide anyone could have! He’s very friendly! Very patient and all around courteous. I felt safe, I was well informed, he went above and beyond for us! Overall a great experience!

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