You will be picked up from your hotel or selected location in Dubai in an air-conditioned vehicle and driven to Abu Dhabi. Brace yourselves for an enjoyable day at some of most opulent and, jaw-dropping expressions of architectural brilliance.
Begin your day with a visit to the majestic Sheikh Zayed Mosque, named after the Father of the Nation - Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.[readmore]Built across a land spanning 30 acres and a time of 10 years, this magnificent architecture stands as a testimony to the grandeur of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The mosque’s exotic interiors are home to Swarovski crystal chandeliers, floral mosaics, and artefacts of gold, silver, and marble. The gigantic carpet in the main hall measures 60,570 Sq.ft and weighs 35 tons, made by a huge number of carpet weavers from Iran. Don’t forget to capture as many photographs as you want of this beautiful place.
Once you are done with the Sheikh Zayed mosque tour, then you will be taken to the Marina Mall Abu Dhabi for lunch at your expense unless you have booked the lunch option. Then you will be taken to one of the landmarks of contemporary Abu Dhabi, the Etihad Towers - one of the places to visit in Abu Dhabi. This tower is a complex of 5 huge skyscrapers, a destination known for world-class shopping and dining. Take an elevator to the 74th floor and enjoy panoramic views of the stunning blue sea and other exotic locations of the city like the Emirates Palace and the Presidential palace.
After the Etihad towers visit, next up is a trip to the latest Qasr Al Watan, proclaimed as “more than just a palace” and journey into the region’s rich Arabic Heritage and its foundations. The majestic hallways will take your breath away and make you want more of the place. Enter the palace’s library and witness the rare collection of books that explain the past, present, and future of the region.
After you have explored the place to your heart’s content, your Abu Dhabi day tour from Dubai ends and you will be dropped back to your hotel or the selected location in Dubai.Read more
During Fridays, the mosque is open from 05:00 PM until 07:00 PM. It's not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during Islamic festivals
Dress code for Mosque and Palace remains the same wherein women must wear long loose clothing and should ensure that their arms, legs, and head are fully covered
In Qasr Al Watan Palace the Guidance inside the palace is not allowed as per the palace policy however, the guide will point the main stops with full details before leaving the group to enter
The palace will provide a shuttle bus from the main gate to entrance
This tour is not wheelchair accessible