Private Tour: Abu Dhabi Full-Day City sightseeing with Transport from Dubai

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97 reviews   (4.59)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Dubai, Dubai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the top tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi on this private full-day trip to the UAE’s glittering capital from Dubai. Traveling to Abu Dhabi from Dubai by comfortable minivan, enjoy ample time to get to know this modern city of glass skyscrapers, mosques, museums and Souqs. Learn about Abu Dhabi’s past and visit must-sees such as the Sheikh Zayed Mosque ,Qasr Al Hosn and Central Souq. Let your private guide know if there’s anything else you want to see: the itinerary is customizable to suit your preferences.

What's Included

Free time at Central Souq in Abu Dhabi for Shopping and Lunch (direct payment)

Hotel pickup and drop-off in a Private Vehicle

Photo stop at Emirates Palace - 7 star hotel

Photo stop at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Private professional English speaking guide

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque inside visit

Visit to Qasr Al Hosn & Date Market

What's Not Included

Food and drinks ( lunch time will be given at Central Souq, guest should have to pay directly )


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Dress Code - Women and men are to wear conservative, loose fitting, non-transparent clothing, long sleeves (up to wrist length), long skirts (up to ankle length), or trousers. Women must wear a headscarf before entering the Mosque.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guest can discuss with our tour guide and customize the itinerary, guest have to pay directly if any additional entrance ticket applicable which is not included in the above itinerary.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • If any given tourist sites are closed an alternate attraction in case of the venue's closure
  • IMPORTANT : Please pay strict attention to the dress code since you will be visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Failure to observe the dress code will result in entry to the monument being restricted.When booking and visiting through a Tour Operator,
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Only vaccinated Travelers showing Green Pass in Alhosn App or proof of vaccination certificate with a valid PCR test taken within 48 hours can join this tour.
  • Pickup will be in a Private suitable air-conditioned vehicle with Private Guide.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Children up to 5 years of age must be provided with a child safety seat. Kindly let us know if you have an infant 5 years and below joining the tour. Infant seat will be provided without any additional charges.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Foot wear must be removed before entering the Mosque. Men must not reveal any flesh above their knees and their shoulders must be covered. Body tattoos must be covered.Good quality sunglasses are advised. Hats are advisable when in direct sunlight.
  • Guests visiting the UAE during the Summer months (June – September) are advised that peak daytime temperatures sometimes reach 42 – 45 degrees Celsius. Humidity levels can also exceed 90 percent during this period. We recommend all our guests to take adeq
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • If the guest is not vaccinated and required a PCR test report , we can arrange the same at the guest hotel in Dubai with additional charges and strictly booked 48 hours prior. Please contact us once you have booked the excursion.
  • Kindly note that all the guests joining this tour must have proof of fully vaccination card along with a ‘NEGATIVE’ PCR test result taken not more than 30 days from UAE or home country. Non-vaccinated travelers are required to provide a ‘NEGATIVE’ PCR tes
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
Leave your centrally located Dubai hotel with your private guide, and then travel south to Abu Dhabi, roughly 1.5 hours away. This tour visits UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi City for an overview of the islands across which it is spread. Meet your guide in the hotel lobby for a full day sightseeing tour of the ‘Arabian Jewel’. A leisurely 90-min drive brings you to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest in the world hosting 40,000 worshippers. Completely clad in marble decorated with numerous intricate Islamic motifs hand laid in semi-precious stone, the Grand Mosque also boasts a priceless carpet and Swarovski chandeliers.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Emirates Palace
Afterwards enjoy stops for photos at the famed Emirates Palace hotel and the adjacent Breakwater with picture postcard views of the ‘Manhattan of the Middle East’ skyline.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Qasr Al Hosn
The next highlight is Qasr Al Hosn, the recently renovated former residence of Abu Dhabi’s ruling Al-Nahyan family and site of the island’s only fresh water well.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Drive past Etihad Square displaying historically and culturally important artefacts enroute to a comfort stop at the charming Central Souq with time to mingle and shop for curios at leisure amongst local Emiratis.

1 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Abu Dhabi Dates Market
Later drive along the pristine gardens and beaches of the Corniche (Waterfront) to reach the renowned Date Market where hundreds of varieties of dates from around the region can be seen.

1 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
At the nearby leisure and entertainment district of Yas Island a final photo-stop is made near the World's first Ferrari World theme park before returning.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Fell in love with Abu Dhabi
Mandyappleseed, 13-06-2022
Our tour guide was Ali. He was amazing! I went on a private tour with my husband. He was very informative, patient and kind. The mosque was beautiful, the farmers market type place was cool we got some coffee and chocolate, the old town was interesting with all the coins and different artifacts and the art museum was so beautiful. We stopped for lunch but we weren’t hungry but the food looked great! We really enjoyed it!
Visit to the Grand Mosque and Abu Dabi.
SmittyJA24, 20-05-2022
Highly recommended full-day visit to Abu Dabi. Travel is by comfortable bus with an excellent tour guide, Mr Muhammad Jameel. Our first stop was to the Grand Mosque, a second stop at the Emerates Heritage Center, a nice lunch break, another stop at Ferrari Word & Yaz Mall .
Marvelous experience
joseeduardob2018, 07-07-2022
This private tour was one of the highlights of our trip. The personalized attention that a private tour provides is an incomparable experience. Our tour guide, Mehul, was amazing, very experienced and knowledgeable. We were truly blessed to have him as our tour guide as he definitely gave the extra mile (as we say in Puerto Rico) to provide us with the best experience and memorable tour. He provided us with great details and information, plus took us stunning photos of all of the places we visited. Our driver, Kishore, was also awesome and very attentive. The combination of having your own driver and your own tour guide provides a level of detail and attention you cannot get in regular tours. The experience of this private tour is totally worth it and allowed to see some of the most beautiful and recognized places in Abu Dhabi with great detail in a few hours. We will always cherish the marvelous experience we had.
Amazing tour
mychelles2017, 03-09-2022
We have been in this tour and was wondering. Worth every penny. Our tour guide Nimesh was excellent, he made our tour special. He knows everything we asked him, the best guide ever. Thanks.
Faisal is the best guide
gyghnkgx6h, 03-06-2022
Faisal was an excellent guide and took us around Abu Dhabi for the day as a day trip from Dubai. He made a special point to get us to the Grand Mosque early to avoid the crowds. This was the highlight of the day and he brought us there at the perfect time. He was knowledgeable and friendly so we highly recommend him.
Great trip
Jeffrey_H, 10-10-2022
The mosque is the highlight of the trip. Well worth a visit to see. Very interesting to see the diversity from Dubai.

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