Guided tour

Abu Dhabi: Half-Day Guided City Tour

Activity provider: Desert Rose Tourism

Abu Dhabi: Half-Day Guided City Tour

Activity provider: Desert Rose Tourism
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Discover Abu Dhabi's highlights on a guided tour through the capital of the Emirates. Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Heritage Village, the dates market, the fishing harbor, Yas Island, and more.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Be picked up from your hotel or shopping mall in Abu Dhabi, or Abu Dhabi cruise Terminal.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Mosque and admire the unique architecture
  • Drive past the ultramodern skyscrapers and luxury hotels along the Corniche
  • Enjoy outside photo stops at the Heritage Village, Yas Island, and more
  • Browse a local market filled with stacks of fresh dates and sweets
  • Drive along the man-made islands of Saadiyat Island and Yas Island
Full description
Explore the fast-changing landscape of Abu Dhabi on a half-day city sightseeing tour with a guide in your chosen language. Visit traditional and contemporary landmarks such as the Grand Mosque and the attractions along the Corniche. Following a pickup at your hotel in Abu Dhabi, drive to the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, considered the key site for worship in the United Arab Emirates. Marvel at the main features inside and out, such as the inner courtyard and minaret, design motifs of Naskhi, Thuluth, and Kufic calligraphy, and slender columns reflected in the water. Then go towards the Persian Gulf, as you admire the modern-day developments along the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Admire some of the world’s most ultra-modern, breathtaking skyscrapers and luxury hotels such as Emirates Palace, facing the pristine beach. Visit the traditional vegetable, dates, and fish markets of Port Zayed, to the northeast of the city. See how Port Zayed bolsters Abu Dhabi’s international trade and plays a pivotal role in Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030, the government’s drive to achieve economic diversification. The tour ends with the opportunity to take photos of Heritage Village, a reconstructed desert village.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Sheikh Zayd Grand mosque visit
  • Heritage Village and Marina Area photo stop
  • Emirates Palace photo stop
  • Corniche Drive Pass
  • Saadiyat Island/Louvre Outside photo stop
  • Yas island F1/Ferrari photo stop
  • Dates Market Visit
  • Mineral water
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Proof of full vaccination and a PCR test taken within 14 days before the start of the tour are required for participation in this tour
  • Pickup and drop-off is available from Abu Dhabi only.
  • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festivals or National Holidays.
  • Infants may join the tour free of charge if they will not need a seat.
  • Women must wear long, loose clothing and cover their arms, legs and heads at all times.
  • The local partner can provide an Abaya (long black dress) with a scarf for women, if needed. This must be returned at the end of the tour.
  • Men must wear clothing that covers their shoulders and knees.
  • Tattoos must be covered.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 611 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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The pick-up was punctual and the places planned were all visited to our satisfaction. Organized, and gives a good overview of the city of Abu Dhabi. But if you want to deepen your learning and experience, the tour will leave something to be desired due to the unpreparedness of the guide.

February 11, 2022

We were able to see the main sights in 4 hours. Our guide John was perfect. The tour was just for the two of us and our guide John made it all perfect. We didn't have to queue anywhere. We can highly recommend this stand tour to everyone, it's really worth it!

January 16, 2022

Tour by car (7 seats) with only 5 people, excellent Covid prevention x spacing and masks. The guide spoke good English and the tour allowed us to visit many places in 5 hours. Excellent value for money and this is an excursion to be absolutely recommended. Get Your Guide is a guarantee! Thank you

January 5, 2022

Product ID: 74765