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From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Trip and Free PCR

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Trip and Free PCR

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels
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Journey through the capital city of the UAE. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of Sheikh Zayed Mosque, marvel at the Qasr Al Watan palace, and visit the Observation Deck of Etihad Towers.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 - 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Chinese, English, German, Spanish, Italian, French
Pickup included
Complimentary pickup is available from any hotel or apartment in Dubai, as well as the cruise port (Port Rashid). Pickup from Bab Al Shams hotels and Al Maha resorts is available only with an additional fees. Pickup from Dubai Airport available from Holiday Inn Airport hotel. Pickup will be made within 0-40 minutes of your selected time as per your location.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Relish in the serenity of Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Admire the craftsmanship of the Al Watan Palace and learn about Arab culture and government
  • Enjoy a view of the city’s luxurious hotel, the Emirates Palace
  • Visit the Observation Deck of Etihad Towers
Full description

Immerse yourself in Abu Dhabi on a day trip from Dubai. Experience breathtaking buildings and views with visits to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Qasr Al Watan palace, and Emirates Palace.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Dubai. Relax during the scenic 90-minute journey from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

Visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE. Enter the mosque and be spellbound by its breathtaking interior – a symphony of marble, gold, crystals, and ceramics. Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience scenic views of the Persian Gulf. Then, enjoy a visit to another landmark of Abu Dhabi, the Etihad Towers. Those who have seen the Furious 7 movie will recognize this imposing tower. Stop for lunch at the Marina Mall. Enjoy a delicious meal at your own expense at one of the mall’s restaurants or food courts. Afterward, explore the Qasr Al Watan, or the “Palace of the Nation.”

This splendid palace offers insight into Arab heritage and the governing principles that shaped the history of the UAE. Explore the palace’s fascinating exhibits and marvel at its exquisite craftsmanship. Afterward, return to your accommodations in Dubai.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Dubai hotels
  • Professional licensed tour guide in your selected language
  • Visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Visit the Observation Deck of Etihad Tower
  • Drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Visit to Qasr Al Watan
  • Stop at Marina Mall
  • All transportation
  • Abaya and scarf for ladies, on loan
  • Cold mineral water
  • Free PCR test
  • Lunch
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above
  • Guided tour within the Al Watan Palace (entrance only)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Women must wear long, loose clothing and fully cover their arms, legs, and head. If required, a long Abaya with a scarf (long black dress attire) can be loaned
  • Men must cover their knees and shoulders must be covered. No loan clothes are provided for men
  • Qasr Al Watan has the right to close the entrance without notice
  • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festivals
  • Guided tours are not permitted inside the palace
  • The duration of the tour includes hotel pickup, drop-off, and travel time between locations
  • Vaccinated customers must present the Vaccination Card along with a negative PCR test result, strictly not more than 14 days
  • Non Vaccinated customers must present the negative PCR test result, strictly not more than 48 hours
  • This tour includes a free PCR test. The activity provider will communicate with you through your WhatsApp to arrange the PCR based on your last test validity
  • Everyone must carry their original passport while traveling
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 400 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The trip comprising of 8 guests in a luxurious air-conditioned minibus was very well planned, organised and executed by the tour guide to maximise comfort during journey as well as enjoy the stunning venues. Appropriate attire for women were provided on the bus for entry to the mosque and the palace. The guide provided all the relevant information on the way as well as guided us through to the mosque and the palace, briefing on the history of both. The ride to the top of Etihad Tower provided stunning views of the surroundings. Ample time was provided at each destination and the guide took all of our pictures at the right spot. We chose the option to have lunch at a fast food restaurant inside Marina Mall which also gave us an opportunity to explore the mall and the eye on its vicinity. Overall a very good experience despite the scorching summer heat of July. I would highly recommend Ocean Air Travels for Abu Dhabi excursion.

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August 3, 2022

We had a wonderful day accompanied at all times by Hassan, who made sure that we enjoyed this unique experience, explaining history, customs, and taking some photos of us in the best places. Essential excursion if you travel to Dubai, you will see the mosque, the Royal Palace and finally go up to the viewpoint of the etihad towers for a vision of all of Abu Dhabi

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August 2, 2022

Fantastic tour! Great organization upfront, as well as super smooth and on time hotel pick & and drop off. Great combination of sights and really recommendable local lunch buffet. Our host Noor was a super knowledgeable, kind, polite and engaged guide. He made sure that all of us could take as many pictures, ask as many questions, and in general get most out of the tour we wanted. We had so much fun with him and he told us so much extra around the country, Dubai, Abu Dhabi etc. besides the actual sides we went to. I learned a lot and had fantastic experiences that day! I would always go again!

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July 30, 2022

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