Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, sits off the mainland on an island in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf. Its focus on oil exports and commerce is reflected by the skylines modern towers and shopping mega centers such as Yas and Marina malls. Beneath white-marble domes, the vast Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque features a large Persian carpet, crystal chandeliers, and capacity for 41,000 worshipers. The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum. Explore the center of Arabian Gulf with an experienced guide in your private customised tour.
Abu Dhabi City tour is a great trip in which you will feast your eyes with lush green gardens and amaze yourself with the city skyscrapers. Abu Dhabi covers the 80% of UAEs total land area. This Arabian Jewel is the hub of trade and culture. You will be picked up in a comfortable vehicle from your Dubai residence or hotel at your suitable time between 8 am to 11 am. During the tour, your guide will share his/her extensive knowledge of the city.
Your first destination will be Sheikh Zayed Mosque, managed by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs. The mosque is a hub for connecting different traditions and cultures of the world. It has the most intricate architecture and is open to both Muslim and non-Muslim tourists.
Next, head towards Emirates Palace, the most sophisticated architecture that represents the Arabian culture. It is the largest hotel in Abu Dhabi, built along the seashore and surrounded by lush green gardens. Then, stop at Creek for a photography session to capture the best view of the city Skyline.
Our next stop will be Heritage Village that takes you into the ancient history of Arabia. An old mosque, a fort, and a traditional market make the worth of this place. You will see a barasti house that is uniquely built to catch the breeze. Some craftsmen are showcasing their talent and busy in making pottery and tannery. Then, there is a glassblowing workshop while others are honing the blades, known as khanjars. In short, it offers you to look deep into the Bedouin lifestyle.
Abu Dhabi Date Market is a superb place from where you will have different varieties of dates displayed in wooden barrels; include Lulu and Khlas, Sagai, Mabroom, Khudry, Rushodiah, Ajwa and the soft Majhool dates from Palestine. Then, visit a handicraft market. Handmade baskets, shops of weaving and sewing, embroidery, Bedouin clothing, carpets, rugs and mats, pottery and hundreds of other items are available there.
Overlooking Louvre Abu Dhabi, Yas Island will be your next destination, where you can explore Ferrari World, Warner Bros, Yas Water World and Formula 1 Yas Marina circuit. After taking you around and visiting all these iconic places, we will drive back to Dubai and drop you at your hotel or residence.