Visit Abu Dhabi and learn about this Arabian Jewel of the Emirates with visits to some of its top attractions. Marvel at the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Mosque, visit the Sheikh Zayed Centre, and the Heritage Village, and enjoy views of the coast and city skyline during the drive from and back to Dubai.
Discover the jewels of Abu Dhabi, capital of the Emirates, on this day tour departing from Dubai. Along the way, you will see Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world.
The first stop is arguably the top landmark of the city, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. A great example of modern Islamic architecture, with its white marble structure decorated with intricate floral designs, semiprecious stone inlay and traditional patterns. Marvel at both interior and exterior of this architectural masterpiece and learn about the Islamic religion in your one-hour guided tour. A dress code is required to respect mosque etiquette.
Afterwards, continue on to visit the Sheikh Zayed Centre for a glimpse into the history of the UAE and into the private life of H.H. Sheikh Zayed, regarded as The Father of the United Arab Emirates.
After a stop at the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, drive along the beautiful Corniche to Manarat Al Saadiyat (Saadiyat Island), where huge projects like The Louvre Abu Dhabi, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and others are slated to open. Finally, we go to Yas Island for a photo stop near Ferrari World before returning back.
I absolutely loved visiting the Sheikh Zayed Mosque! It was my favorite part of the journey. It was very beautiful and seemed unreal! Even minute of the mosque tour was simply breathtaking! I also loved visiting the city of Abu Dhabi and learning of its history. You MUST take this tour and the tour guide and driver were AMAZING!
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Pick-up location (specific hotel) cannot be changed 48 hours before tour departure.
Participants who wish to join the tour on the day of their arrival to Dubai should arrive in Dubai at least 4 hours before the tour departure.
The airport gets extremely crowded during the end of the year to the beginning of the year. Please understand that bookings will not be accepted for those arriving in Dubai during that period.
Visible tattoos are not allowed.
The Grand Mosque imposes severe clothing restrictions. Please refer to the sample picture below and be prepared with clothing suitable for admission. If clothing does not meet the standard, you cannot enter the mosque and cannot get off the bus. Abaya or scarf rentals are not available.
Dress code for Men: Avoid clothing that exposes the knees. Sleeveless shirts and shorts are forbidden. Make sure your shoulders are covered and pants are three-quarters length.
It is recommended to use shoes that are easy to take off since they will be asked to remove before entering the mosque.
Abayas are available for purchase at a limited supply only.
If children under 3 are attending, please have a form of ID such as a passport to show. If you do not have an identification with a birthday for the child, an additional child fee may be required at the Ferrari World.
Your guide will be giving you a voucher to exchange for a Bronze Ticket at the Ferrari World. Upon arrival, go up the escalator, go through security, and go into the room with glass doors on your right hand side to exchange your voucher for a Bronze Ticket. Please note that the standard ticket counter will not exchange your voucher for a Bronze Ticket.
Large luggage (suitcase and big backpacks) are not allowed on the boat. Please leave it in your hotel or airport in advance.
Pick-up times are not fixed nor final. All departure times are estimates and may vary up to a couple of hours depending on season/hotel location/traffic conditions. Exact pick-up time and location will be advised upon confirmation with the service provider at the destination.
Guests will not be accompanied by the tour guide on the return to Dubai.
This tour may have participants of mixed nationalities, guests may be guided in multiple languages other than English.
Please be on time. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your pick-up or the ship boarding time, the tour will operate without waiting.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Airport transfers are not available, please proceed to the meeting location at least 15 minutes prior to departure time.
Participants who will join during transit in Dubai will be sent a confirmation e-mail at least 4 days before the tour date. Please print the e-mail and bring on the day of the tour.
Schedule (arrival time and length of stay) at Ferrari World will depend on the tour condition on the chosen date. Please understand that your time at Ferrari World may be shortened due to traffic or longer stays in the city.
You can book a minimum of 2.
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I absolutely loved visiting the Sheikh Zayed Mosque! It was my favorite part of the journey. It was very beautiful and seemed unre...al! Even minute of the mosque tour was simply breathtaking! I also loved visiting the city of Abu Dhabi and learning of its history. You MUST take this tour and the tour guide and driver were AMAZING! more
Any cancellations made between 3 business days (07:30:00 local time) to 2 business days (07:30:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 07:30:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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