From Abu Dhabi: City Tour with Royal Palace & Sheikh Zayed Mosque

5 to 6 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Experience the best of Abu Dhabi, the Capital city of UAE with this sightseeing tour. Make your way to the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Qasr Al Watan Palace. Behold the iconic structures of Emirates Palace, Etihad Towers.

Explore the Islamic architecture at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Take a ride along the Abu Dhabi Corniche
Stop for photos at Emirates Palace
Visit the Etihad Towers
Trace out the Arabian heritage and artistry at Qasr Al Watan Palace


  • Pick up and drop off to your selected location / hotel in Abu Dhabi
  • Clean and air-conditioned modern vehicle.
  • Professional licensed tour guide.
  • Abaya with scarf for Ladies (local long dress attire to visit mosque)
  • Cold mineral water
  • Access to the Palace, Garden, and other public spaces within the premise of Qasr Al Watan
  • Entrance to the Etihad Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Etihad Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Traverse to the city of Abu Dhabi as our tour guide picks you up from the hotel/ selected location in Abu Dhabi. Visit the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is divine with its amazing Islamic architecture.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

Behold the elegant waterfront views of the City Corniche on our way to the luxurious landmarks- the Emirates Palace and the Etihad Towers. You can have a photo-stop here in the backdrop of these iconic structures.

Pass By: Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi, West Corniche Road, 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.

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

Then visit to Abu Dhabi's another landmarks, the Etihad Towers. Those who have seen the ‘Furious 7’ movie will remember the imposing tower.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Afterward, visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan Palace housed in the presidential palace compound of UAE. Notice the architectural features, historical artifacts and other historical treasures of the palace.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • On Fridays the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque will be open from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. It will be closed on certain dates and these days will only be announced few days before. Also, it is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival.
  • Mosques & Palace Dress Code: Women must wear long loose clothing to insure their arms and legs are fully covered. They are also required to cover their heads all the time while inside the mosque. However, for the Mosque visit, company will provide long-local Abaya with a scarf (long black dress-attire) if needed which must be returned back.
  • Men must not show above their knees and are required to cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. Company does not provide any kind of clothes to men.
  • Tour duration is fixed for any tour/activity. But the drop off may later or sooner the mentioned timing depends on the traffic of the city. At times, the drop off may get late up to 30-45 minutes than the mentioned time.
  • Lunch not included - at your own expense
  • 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 Qasr Al Hosn or Heritage Village (whichever available on that day)
  • 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.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2023

We booked the tour and we were never picked up. The tour says we didn’t put our hotel info down (we did) however if there was a doubt they never contacted us. After we had waited for 20 minutes we called them. They said the tour had started and if we wanted to join we would have to come to them. ...

May 2023

Aadi was a fantastic guide, and an excellent impromptu photographer as well! I would recommend that the company reach out after booking to highlight the dress code, as the reminder the night before may come too late for those who miss the fine print while booking!

May 2022

Excellent experience. The guide Zi was very helpfulf and he explained very well. Highly recommended!

May 2022

I'm not used to book organized tours, in the past I was never happy with the timing and the schedule of them. But since I was in Dubai for just some days, I thought to give the organized tour a last chance and it was worth it. Great organization and punctuality. Our guide Paolo, who by the way ca...

February 2022

Superior tour today with Mohammad Iqbal. Excellent, knowledgeable guide whi wonderful information shared in a most pleasant way to understand. The tour was well planned and executed. Highly professional indeed. Take this tour and ask for Mohammad wont be disappointed!

January 2022

I ran into an Oceanair Travels tour group while waiting for an elevator in Tower 2 of Ethiad Towers. I felt very disrespected by a tour guide who was confused as to why I would not get on the elevator with the group in front of me. I said, "there is a limit of 4 people on the elevator at a time a...

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