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  • From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

    1. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

    Explore the rich past, vibrant present, and thrilling future of Abu Dhabi on a tour of the largest emirate in the UAE. After pickup from your hotel in Dubai, travel along the Persian Gulf coast to Abu Dhabi while listening to stories about one of the world’s richest cities.

    Visit the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the most popular landmarks of Abu Dhabi. Admire the mosque’s white marble structure that consists of 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs.

    Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience scenic views of the Persian Gulf. Admire the harbor's clean water as you continue to the opulent Emirates Palace, the official hotel of Abu Dhabi’s ruling government.

    The next stop will be at the Marina Mall, where you can take a lunch break (at your own expense) and dine at the mall's restaurants or enjoy the...

    Tour was out of this world, value for money and tour guide was very informative and full of stories, fact and info. Highly recommend booking with these guys as I can thank them enough for making our trip one to remember. Thank You!

  • Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Half-Day Tour from Dubai

    2. Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Half-Day Tour from Dubai

    Depart Dubai and journey to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi by modern air-conditioned vehicle. Relax in comfort on the 90-minute drive with your professional guide. On arrival, marvel at the 8th largest mosque in the world. Spread over 30 acres, the magnificent structure took more than a decade to build and now stands as a showcase for the United Arab Emirate’s Islamic cultural heritage. Roam around the site that can accommodate up to 40,000 worshippers at any one time. Marvel at priceless features, such as the huge Swarovski crystal chandeliers, floral mosaics, and artifacts of gold, silver, and marble.

    Be amazed by the gigantic carpet in the main prayer hall. Measuring 60,570 square feet and weighing 35 tons, the carpet was made in Iran and is the result of the toil of thousands of carpet weavers over 2 years. Take stunning memorable photos of the comple...

    Riz was the most amazing tour guide!!! We had a magical time!!!! I most definitely recommend!!!!

  • From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

    3. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

    Enjoy a two-in-one day trip to two UAE essentials. Marvel at architectural and artistic wonders new and old on this inclusive excursion from Dubai.

    After pickup, sit back and enjoy the journey to the Mosque. On arrival, admire its shining exterior surface of white Greek and Macedonian tiles. Step inside and see the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, large crystal chandeliers, and glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals. Next, visit the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island. The largest museum in the Gulf region, enjoy displays of both classic and modern works of cultural and sociological significance from all over the world.

    Admire pieces from French museums such as the Louvre, Pompidou Center, and Musee d’Orsay. Linger at the Children’s Museum, relax for a bite to eat in the cafe, or browse in the boutique. After the tour, enjoy the drive back to yo...

    Loved the mosque and museum but there was plenty of time would’ve like 30-90 minutes to explore Abu Dhabi.

  • From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

    4. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

    Experience a day of 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. 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, head 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. Explore the Qasr Al Watan, or the “Palace of the Nation.” This splendid palace offers ...

    Our guide RIZ and the driver were excellent. Lots of information professional and made it lots of fun.

  • From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Tour with Emirates Palace

    5. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Tour with Emirates Palace

    Following a pick-up from your hotel in Dubai, travel along the Gulf coast to Abu Dhabi, listening to the fascinating stories about one of the richest cities in the world along the way. Your first stop is the Sheikh Zayed Mosque - an incredible mosque exemplifying the beauty of Islamic architectural brilliance. Spend about 1.5 hours in the mosque with your live guide.   Afterward, stop at the Abu Dhabi Corniche, and take a stroll with scenic views of the Arabian Gulf. You will also see the Emirates Palace. Take snaps for your photo collection with these wonderful structures as the backdrop. Your next stop will be at the Marina Mall, where you can have your lunch from Carrefour or Food court ( closed during Ramadan) or The full Corniche view restaurant (at your own expense. Afterward, visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan Palace housed in the Presidential Palace compound of UAE. Notice the a...

    We loved this trip our guide was so knowledgable he gave us information about every single place. Our ride to abu dhabi was relax and comfortable. Roz our tour guide was excellent.

  • From Abu Dhabi: Mosque, Qasr Al Watan & Etihad Towers

    6. From Abu Dhabi: Mosque, Qasr Al Watan & Etihad Towers

    Get picked up by the representative from your hotel or selected location in Abu Dhabi. Hop into an air-conditioned vehicle and get ready to explore the capital city of UAE. Make your first stop at the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a world-famous example of Islamic architecture. See the fabulous craftsmanship of the mosque which can accommodate around 40,000 worshippers inside its walls. Here you can also notice the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet, 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs. After that, head to Marina Mall for a lunch break. Either dine in the mall restaurants or food court, at your own expense. Continue on to the Etihad Towers - a complex of 5 opulent skyscrapers. This entertainment hub offers you the chance for leisure dining and shopping. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Abu Dhabi city from the observation deck of the Etihad Towers. Finally, visi...

    I enjoyed being picked up from and returned to my hotel. The drivers were very polite and the tour guide Haseeb was interesting, fun, accommodating and professional. The tour exceeded my expectations. Thanks. Mr. B

  • From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Small-Group Day-Tour with Lunch

    7. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Small-Group Day-Tour with Lunch

    Discover the historic monuments and modern developments of Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirate and one of the most forward-looking cities in the Arabian Gulf, on a full-day tour from Dubai. Following a pickup from your hotel or accommodation, transfer to Abu Dhabi, a drive of approximately 1-hour. Stop to admire the golden minarets of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE, located at the entrance to the capital. Continue to the leaning Capital Gate Hyatt Hotel. Next, discover one of the landmarks of the city at the stunning Emirates Palace Hotel, boasting 1.3 kilometers of private beach and 85 hectares of gardens. Next, experience the more traditional side of the city at Heritage Village, where the museum details the customs of the Arabs before the discovery of oil. Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the city’s luxurious 4 star hotels. After lunch, marvel a...

    This is a great tour. I really enjoyed the opportunity to see the mosque and the lunch was fantastic! The tour guide was very knowledgeable.

  • Dubai: Desert Safari with BBQ and Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour

    8. Dubai: Desert Safari with BBQ and Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour

    On the first day of your tour, get picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Dubai and travel to Abu Dhabi. Once there, marvel at the architectural brilliance of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, considered to be one of the most beautiful mosques in the world, with its impressive domes and chandeliers, before heading back to your hotel. On day 2, enjoy a traditional desert safari. Get picked up at your hotel and travel into the desert in a 4x4 Land Cruiser. Upon arrival, you may choose to participate in an optional quad bike tour. Try your hand at other activities such as dune bashing and sandboarding before making your way to the camp.  Receive a warm welcome of Arabic coffee, sweets, and dry fruits as you prepare for your next activity, a camel ride through the desert. When you get back from your camel ride, watch the sunset from a sand dune and get the opportunity to try act...

    The tour to the Abu Dhabi mosque was good - the guide was very good. I would like to of seen more to Abu Dhabi.

  • Abu Dhabi: City Tour and Desert Safari Package

    9. Abu Dhabi: City Tour and Desert Safari Package

    This package offers a special combination of a 4-hour morning guided city tour and a 6-hour evening desert safari experience. Begin your day exploring the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi and conclude it amongst the calming views of sand dunes in the desert. Take a break between activities in the comfort of your accommodation. The morning Abu Dhabi city tour begins with a 1-hour visit to the divine Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Marvel at the structure and the gold, marble, stone, and crystals used to design the mosque. See how as one of the largest mosques in the world, approximately 40,000 people can be accommodated at the same time. Afterward, visit the Heritage Village, a reconstructed Emirati village and get a glimpse into the traditional Bedouin way of life. Next, drive to Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. See the Yas Marina circuit that has hosted the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2...

    I love the Dune Safari experience, which was amazing. The city tour was a little boring and could have been better.

  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque with Emirates Palace Coffee

    10. Sheikh Zayed Mosque with Emirates Palace Coffee

    After a prompt pick-up from your hotel, you will travel to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. True to its name, the main prayer hall of this Mosque accommodates thousands of people at a time. Besides this, the structure features one of the largest domes in the world and its outer surface is ornamented with imported white marbles. Other notable attractions of the Mosque include; the hand-knitted carpet, the Swarovski crystals-studded glass panels, and the massive chandelier (the world’s third largest). Once your mosque visit is over, you will head 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. The super-richness of this structure is well evident in all its deluxe rooms, suits, spas, private beach and pools. For a complete experience, settle into your table and e...

    had an Excellent Time My Tour Guide was Wonderful and Very Knowledgeable About DUBAI & ABU DABI U.A.E Definitely would Recommend this Tour

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What people are saying about Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 802 reviews

Totally recommend! We had a great guide named Riz, he was the best driver and history teller! A lot of information about the masque, but he was telling it the way you want to listen, not boring at all!!!

We loved this trip our guide was so knowledgable he gave us information about every single place. Our ride to abu dhabi was relax and comfortable. Roz our tour guide was excellent.

had an Excellent Time My Tour Guide was Wonderful and Very Knowledgeable About DUBAI & ABU DABI U.A.E Definitely would Recommend this Tour

This tour was so the best! Our guide Kashan certainly made our experience memorable. So much to learn and see, 10/10!

Our guide RIZ and the driver were excellent. Lots of information professional and made it lots of fun.