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Explore the capital of the United Arab Emirates on this full-day tour from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. Experience the contrast between old traditions and the new, modern Abu Dhabi with impressive buildings and skyscrapers
This tour provides an overview of the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the island on which it is located. Your tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel in Dubai at 08:30 and guide you around Abu Dhabi, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. After arriving in Abu Dhabi, your first stop is at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world which hosts more than 30,000 worshippers. The mosque is completely clad in marble and has numerous intricate Islamic decorations. You will then head into the city center. At the Heritage Village, a small museum, you can gain insight into the traditions of the population before the oil boom. Afterwards you can enjoy a photo stop at the dhow harbor and at the famous Emirates Palace. The tour then continues on to the picturesque waterside promenade along the gleaming white mosques, glass-walled offices, and elegant high-rise apartments to the top of the breakwater. Here you can enjoy the fantastic view of the city. At the end of the tour you will visit Saadiyat Island, the famous manmade island. Along with numerous hotels, a cultural center will be established here with museums such as the Louvre Abu Dhabi and the Guggenheim.
Please observe the dress code for visiting the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Please note that if you book the option which includes lunch in the Emirates Palace at 14:00, you will receive a lunch of high tea with various snacks and drinks instead.