abu dhabi city tour

  • Abu dhabi city tour

Overview

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Duration: 8 hours (approx)

Explore the sights and imposing landmarks of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, on a full day tour from Dubai. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and landmarks of Abu Dhabi. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon at Yas Mall visiting the many shopping, dining and leisure attractions.

ITINERARY

In the early morning you will depart your central Dubai hotel by air-conditioned bus.  Your knowledgeable and experienced guide will show you points of interest, as you head out of the city on Sheikh Zayed Road towards Abu Dhabi. 

Arriving at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest mosques, you’ll be awestruck by the architectural work of art, featuring 82 domes and over 1000 columns.  Inside, is just as striking featuring  24 carat gold gilded chandeliers and one of the  world’s largest Swarovski Chrystal candelierst 10 metres in diameter, 15 metres in height and weighing twelve tonnes. Reflective pools surround the mosque, magnifying the white and gold exterior. (Please note that very conservative dress is required to enter and more information is given under Additional Information on the dress code).

Leaving the city, we drive onto Yas Island for an afternoon of fun at your own pace. In the afternoon visit the many shopping, dining and leisure attractions at Yas Mall.

Yas Mall is the biggest mall in Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall, that has 25 million square feet of shops and entertainment to enjoy at your leisure. Have lunch or coffee at one of the many cafes or restaurants and browse the stores.

After an exciting afternoon, we board the coach to return to Dubai. Your tour ends with a drop off at your hotel.

Important Information

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Tour guide in English
  • hop on hop off

Exclusions

  • Lunch is not included in the price due to the variety of options available
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Dress and Conduct Code:

  • Conservative dress is required to visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Failure to follow the dress code may result in entry being refused.

Ladies Dress Code:

  • Ladies hair must be covered with a headscarf.  Ladies must bring a headscarf (not the crocheted type) with them when visiting the mosque and it must be worn at all times on the mosque premises.
  • Conservative and loose fitting clothing is a requirement - long sleeves up to the wrists, long skirts and trousers to the ankles with no side slits.
  • Clothing items for ladies must not be white or transparent (see-through).
  • Abayas (the black local cloak) can be worn, however they should be closed at the front or buttoned up and not see-through.

Gents Dress Code:

  • Shorts for men are not allowed however the ¾ length trousers are allowed.
  • Short sleeves are allowed, however sleeveless shirts are not allowed.
  • Visible tattoos must be covered.
  • Clothing items with iconic images or visible slogans are not allowed.
  • Swimwear or beachwear is not allowed.

Codes of Conduct:

  • Shoes must be removed before entering the mosque’s main prayer hall, so we recommend slip- on shoes.
  • Public display of affection - holding hands, hugging or kissing is not acceptable in a Muslim place of worship.
  • For safety reasons and as a sign of respect to worshippers, visitors should stay within the areas of the mosque that are permitted and not wander around.
  • Smoking and consumption of food is not permitted on the mosque premises.
  • Lying down on the carpet in the main prayer hall is not allowed.
  • Photography is allowed everywhere in the mosque except Sheikh Zayed mausoleum
  • Visitors are requested not to touch the Holy Quran Book and other architectural elements inside the main prayer hall.
  • Children are to be supervised by their parents. The mosque has several reflective pools and these should be avoided at all times by children.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Schedule & Pricing

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible - we 100% guarantee it. Your currency is set to GBP. Prices are subject to change due to cost and availability.

Departure Point

Central Dubai hotels

Departure Time

0900 hrs

Please refer to your Arabian Adventures itinerary for your confirmed pick up time. Should there be any change you will be notified by email.

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Duration

8 hours (approx)

Return Details

Concludes at Central Dubai hotels

Tour in English

Code: TG1

Abu Dhabi City Tour and Yas Mall with English and German speaking guide. (Please note the tour is multi-lingual) Multilingual Tour that operates in English & German

From GBP £59.31

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