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Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide provided by ABC Tours Dubai

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Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
"Your safety is our top priority". We are concerned and as a responsible tour operator we have implemented all the requirements as per the regulations and guidelines by Dubai Tourism and UAE government Covid-19 Control Centre to ensure that you remain safe.
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Get to know the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi in full, without transport worries and with the benefit of a guide, on this day trip from Dubai. Avoid ticket lines on a tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, view all the Abu Dhabi landmarks with ease, and enjoy guided commentary for a more enriching experience than a DIY trip. Plus, get time out midway for a lunch of your choice (own expense).
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    The Corniche
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Heritage Village
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Emirates Palace
  • 3
    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Sheikh Zayed Road
  • 5
    Al Wahda Mall
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 6
    Qasr Al Watan
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Louvre Abu Dhabi
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • Explore Abu Dhabi in a day on a hassle-free trip from Dubai
  • Relax as you travel to the city and see its highlights by deluxe coach
  • Avoid lines at Sheikh Zayed Mosque and learn its history from a guide
  • Entry fees and convenient central Dubai hotel pickup and drop-off included
What to Expect
After hotel pickup in Dubai, venture south by air-conditioned vehicle to Abu Dhabi, hearing about the city's explosive growth on the back of its 1950s oil boom from your guide as you travel. On arrival, enjoy a tour of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest mosques. Explore the white marble arcades and courtyards, and visit the prayer room as you hear about the mosque’s design and significance. Continue to Yas Island for photo-ops outside Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World, and then drive by the surreal-looking cultural buildings sprouting up on Saadiyat Island. Pass Qasr Al Hosn, a former home of Abu Dhabi’s royals, and after a break for lunch (own expense) at the Mall, see Corniche and Emirates palaces before visiting Heritage Village to learn about the city’s original Bedouin culture. Your tour ends with hotel drop-off in Dubai.
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Important Information
  • Professional Tour Guide English language, tour on sharing basis
  • Pickup & drop-off included from city hotels and cruise terminal in Dubai, if number guest 2 or more
  • Fresh chilled mineral water (500 ml) per guest.
  • Transport by luxury coaches and mini buses
  • Islamic art and cultural museum at the Heritage village
  • Craftsman centre of Heritage village
  • Visit inside the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Optional : Visit at Al Wahda mall
  • Louvre museum (outside)
  • Ferrari world (outside photo-stop)
  • Yas Marina circuit
  • Etihad towers
  • Emirates palace drive through
  • Presidential Palace drive through
  • Pick up included from all hotels around Burj Khalifa
  • If booking is for 01 person, pickup will be from a common pickup point
  • Tour will be done as group of 18/ 27/37 persons based on size of coach & location with tour guide
  • Guaranteed to keep 15-20% of total seat in the bus empty, guest will have options to choose seats
  • Due to Corona virus mosque entry is restricted from 03rd March till end of March 2020
  • Entry/Admission - Heritage Village
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
  • Lunch not included, option offered with supplementary charges
  • The ticket for the Ferrari World, Louvre museum, Emirates palace
  • Luggage beyond medium size shoulder bags should be informed in advance, oversize luggage chargable.
  • Beyond city limits, other emirates pickup not included. Shuttle List send along during confirmation
  • if booking for one person you will need to come to a close by location as we advise at own cost.
  • Dress for the Grand mosque not provided. The mosque provide for residents only.Follow dress code
  • Shopping areas, where guest are charged high price, places such as dates market, Islamic art center.
  • Entry/Admission - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
  • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan
  • Entry/Admission - Louvre Abu Dhabi
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pickup and drop off offered from all centrally located hotels and all city hotels in Dubai including Deira, Bur Dubai, Downtown, Burj Khalifa, Festival city, Jaddaf, Sheikh Zayed Road, Financial Center, Jumeirah beach and residence, Palm Island, Barsha, T-com, Media city, Internet city, Marina Prominade, Moevenpick Ibn Battuta, Premier inn Ibn Battuta, airport hotel. Pickup is included from Mall of the Emirates, all hotels around Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina mall and Dubai Cruise Terminal. We put every endeavour to pick up from every hotels lobby however due to parking constraints and convenience we also pick up from central pickup points in Dubai. We understand our customer are not familiar with locations, in-order to save taxi bills, we have made many common pick up points at a walking distance from 05-10 minutes. The common pick up points are those places, where there is ample parking space and easily accessible points. This is only valid for minimum number of 2 guest per booking
  • Dress Code to remember: All the visitors must wear proper clothing, this includes covering up to feet and wrists. Loose long trousers, long skirts, and long sleeves that reach to ankle/wrist are acceptable. Women must cover their head with a scarf. Shorts, tight clothing, and transparent clothing are not acceptable. There are some dress kept at the mosque for residents and visitors however it is subject to availability. ABC Tours will not be held responsible if you are restricted entry to the mosque due to the dress code.
  • Dress code for men : Men must cover themselves with shirt and full pants. No shorts allowed. No transparent clothing
  • Pickup time start from Saturday to Thursday: 08.00 AM from Deira and Bur Dubai hotels. The hotels in Down Town and surrounding areas at 08.30AM approximately. The pickup time would be at 09.00 for those guest staying in New Dubai (Barsha, Marina, Jumeirah Beach, T-com, JLT, Palm Island etc) since New Dubai is geographically more close to Abu Dhabi and there is no way to go to Abu Dhabi without touching new Dubai. Pickup time for Friday: 09.00 AM from Deira and Bur Dubai hotels. The hotels in Down Town and surrounding areas at 09.15AM approximately. The pickup time would be at 09.30 for those guest staying in New Dubai. The guest staying in Deira and Bur Dubai may take almost 45 minutes to one hour to reach New Dubai.
  • Local agency will email at least 12 hours prior to your tour with exact pick up time and point of pickup. Please check your email. The guest do not have email access may contact on the local agent given number or WhatsApp number between 08.00 am - 08.00 pm UAE time with your BR code
  • Tour operators are prohibited by law to pick-up the guest from residential apartments, therefore request to report at a close by hotel. No request to pick up from apartments will be entertained.
  • Wheelchair not accessible
  • Dates Market not visited due to customer complaints due to high pricing, substandard products, its a widely known place for the guides and drivers to earn money as the dates are sold 200 percentage higher than the market price
  • Islamic art center is a beautiful name but it has to nothing with Islam or its culture, it is a shopping mall where the tour guides and drivers are paid high commissions.
  • As a responsible tour operator we caution our guest not to get into traps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • If the booking is for 01 person the pick up and drop off will be at a common pick up point, however if we have other bookings from the same hotel then we shall pick up from your hotel accordingly, individual person bookings will be informed about their pickup location in advance
  • Guest staying at blue water island resorts must report at a common meeting point.
  • Inorder to offer ultimate service and ambiance the tour is limited only for tourists to Dubai. Residents excuse us !
  • Louvre museum is closed on Monday however inorder to show the architectural beauty we take you for outside photo of the Louvre
  • We pick from Dubai cruise terminal, Malls in Dubai, Metro stations and common pick up points as informed in the pick up locations, If booking is for one guest please see the pick up points 1. Deira hotel individual guest- Report at Ibis Al Riqqa 2. Bur Dubai, city walk, Al Safa,Festival city, Nikki Beach hotel single guest - Report at Fairmont Dubai sheikh Zayed road 3. All individual guest staying at JBR, Palm Island, JLT, Jebel Ali, Silcon Oasis, Emirates Hill, Production city, Dubai Marina, Arabian Ranches, Greens - Report at Dubai Marina mall entrance 4.Hotels in outskirts and if not mentioned above must contact our office on booking for exact pick up location.
  • Guest staying at hotels in Ghusais, Gold Souk area, Al Ras, Naif, Sharjah, Al Nahda, other Emirates must report at Hyatt Place Riqqa hotel
  • Guest staying at Production zone, Jumeirah village circle hotels, Whyndham Dubai Marina hotel must report at Dubai Marina Mall Main Entrance
  • An Important Message from the Authorities issued with immediate effect - Due to the preventive efforts and measures taking by public institution in UAE to counter the coronavirus, the main tourist highlights Sheikh Zayed grand mosque, Louvre museum, Ferrari world And other public entry places will be temporarily closed for visits until further notice. We expect more closures in accordance with the preventive measures by the authorities to ensure the well -being of the locals and public. However these places can be seen / photo-stop from outside. We thankyou for your cooperation and understanding.
  • ABU DHABI is in Lockdown currently as of 10.07.2020 for tourists from Dubai and all other emriates- however easing of locakdown not known therefore booking kept open. If lock down exisit full refund or you may do a choice of program.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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kenneth j wrote a review Nov 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My tour guide canceled my tour without reaching out to me at all the way I found out my tour was canceled was I contacted tour guide to see what time were we gonna be picked up and he informed me the tour had been canceled he said I'd be refunded but its been 2 weeks still no
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Date of experience: October 2020
Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 1 week ago
FULL REFUND DONE TO EVERY GUEST If you have not got the refund - please read carefully.. It is one of the reason that you may have not done the booking with ABC Tourism. Every day dozens of tourists book Abu Dhabi tour with us(even when border were closed) ... why you alone did not get the refund ??? Do you think those 100's of guest whose bookings cancelled due to few months closure of border of Abu Dhabi due to COVID 19, would sit silently if we have not done the refund????. These negative reviews, readers would not carry with them,instead these unethical people are a curse to humans civilization. It is our open challenge you may please disclose your name or even a date of tour... please send your details we pay your 2 times of than you paid. We spend days to search you...finally found you never booked with us... Always remember these short cuts to damage your competitors would make you out of business... you feed the snake it would get more more strong so that one day it bite you back.... this is principle of the universe - it would never change. One conclusion to this review is answer one among the followings:- 1) You may be a genuine guest booked in the same platform but with another company check your voucher... We are sure it is not ABC Tours. 2) We strongly believe you are our near competitor or an Ex-employee. 3) The story of Guide called etc are fake because ABU DHABI closed its borders... further our guide will not contact you we have just 15 customer service staff only for our ABU DHABI TOUR. why a guide have to contact you... how a guide got your contact.. simply baseless... this is ABC Tourism LLC... we are one of oldest and largest tour operators in Dubai... our guides are trained and through very well their assignments... sorry these stories would only work with those product whose services are provided by the tour guide alone... please place your review at the right place.
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Elizabeth Cohen wrote a review Oct 2020
10 contributions5 helpful votes
Great day out, our guide was knowledgeable and fun and the tour was excellent value for money. A great option to get an overview of the city of Abu Dhabi in just a day from Dubai. The highlight was definitely the Sheik Zayed mosque.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 13 Oct 2020
Thank you so much for your kind review. Once everything is okay please come back and it will be our pleasure to assist you. We wish you all the best!
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RicardoCarraretto wrote a review Sep 2020
Sao Paulo, SP14 contributions2 helpful votes
Trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi was on time and very comfortable. Our guide and driver made all effort possible to accommodate individual needs, provided detailed explanations about the city, culture, locations, etc. The Mosque is a MUST SEE destination and it is worth the time
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 16 Sep 2020
Thank you so much! We are more than happy to see your comment. We wish you all the best.
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Rajaa K wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution
EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE I spend a vey good trip everything was wonderful. Our guide was super ans very nice. I discover Emirates with him and his explication. I recommand abc tour to everybody Who want to spend an unfergotable day..
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 5 Aug 2020
Thank you so much for taking your time for writing a wonderful review.
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Ioana Caruntu wrote a review Jun 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
Great experience and lots of fun. I would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to find out more about Abu Dhabi’s culture and heritage but also who wants to visit this splendid city. The tour includes various attractions and good information it is given from the tour guide.
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Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Full-Day Tour of Abu Dhabi City From Dubai, Day Trip with Guide
Responded 6 Aug 2020
Thank you so much for your kind review. We wish you all the best.
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