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Overview
Experience Abu Dhabi’s must-sees in a single morning and without the need to arrange your own transportation. Enjoy the Grand Mosque, delve into the Dates Market and Heritage Village to learn about the city’s past, and admire all the main landmarks on a panoramic drive in a half-day city tour. Entrance fees, air-conditioned coach travel, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included for ease and convenience.
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  • 1
    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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    Pass by Al Bateen Beach
  • 2
    Zayed Heritage Center
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Etihad Towers
    Pass by Emirates Palace
    Pass by Qasr Al Watan
  • 3
    Heritage Village
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by The Corniche
  • 4
    Abu Dhabi Dates Market
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Discover all of Abu Dhabi’s highlights in a morning on a city tour
  • See the sites by air-conditioned coach and learn about them via a guide
  • Visit the Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, and souks to uncover local life
  • Ideal for first-time visitors seeking a quick but full city overview
What to Expect
After pickup from your Abu Dhabi hotel, set off on your tour by comfortable, climate-controlled coach. As you travel, learn about the city’s past and its 20th-century oil boom—a time that triggered its transformation from a humble port to today's metropolis. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest and Abu Dhabi’s modern showpiece. Explore the white-marble courtyards of the complex and learn how it can accommodate up to 40,000 worshippers. Next, stroll around the souk to browse the gold shops before diving into the Dates Market to see and sample some of the many varieties of dates on offer. Drive along the Corniche to admire the skyscrapers and beaches on each side, and visit Heritage Village, an outdoor museum celebrating Abu Dhabi’s Bedouin heritage. Watch craft demos and check out the museum, replica village, and falaj irrigation channels before finishing with a hotel drop-off.
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Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned Vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • will be operated by a bilingual guide ( English & German)
  • Dress code is formal
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you are visiting a mosque especially the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, you need to have a more conservative dress code. For men and women, your legs and arms need to be covered – no shorts or skirts above the ankle. Additionally, your clothes should not be tight fitting – this is not the place for yoga pants! Try and ensure the fabric of your clothes is opaque as well, as see-through garments are inappropriate in a religious environment. Female visitors to the mosque will be asked to cover their hair; however, a headscarf will be provided to them upon entry. As a side note, you will be asked to remove your shoes.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Martina Mary P wrote a review Mar 2020
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went there with our daughter and we were all impressed by the beauty of the Mosque. staff were helpful and the displays were interesting.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from EmiratesTour, Manager at Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market
Responded 6 Mar 2020
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! Thank you so much for enjoying your visit at the Grand Mosque. Looking forward to see you again on your next holiday with more of your friends/family! ♥
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Bharath A wrote a review Feb 2020
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I booked this trip for my parents transit time in Abu Dhabi and it couldn't have been any smoother. Emirates tour and safari team helped me clearing all the doubts from the scratch. An enthusiastic group of tour operators. Certainly recommend.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from EmiratesTour, Manager at Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market
Responded 22 Feb 2020
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! Thank you so much for enjoying the Tour with us. We are happy that you had a fantastic experience with all the activities we provided. 😊 Looking forward to see you again on your next holiday with more of your friends/family! ♥ **Tag us on Instagram @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours. Inquiries are welcome in Instagram and Facebook
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Munna Ranchi wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had booked many of the sightseeing tours in advance both in Abu Dhabi and Dubai through this Company and they did not disappoint us. Their driver cum guides were well informed and took extra care for me since I needed wheel chair assistance at many points.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from EmiratesTour, Manager at Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market
Responded 22 Feb 2020
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! Our hearts are definitely overflowing with joy knowing that we have given you an amazing adventure in our tours. We're glad that you were able to take part of your tour and that you had a wonderful time. Looking forward to see you again on your next holiday with more of your friends/family! ♥ **Tag us on Instagram @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours. Inquiries are welcome in Instagram and Facebook
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Jonesy wrote a review Jan 2020
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I visited this place on Jan. 1 in 2020, actually, I don't like the mosque. Tens of thousands of people swarm into this tourist spot, and it was so crowded. When I saw the luxury pieces of stuff, I don't appreciate them.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from EmiratesTour, Manager at Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market
Responded 21 Jan 2020
Dear Jonesy, Greetings from Emirates Tours and Safari LLC! It is unfortunate that you have not enjoyed the Sheikh Zayed Mosque visit due to the big amount of tourists during the holidays that usually start from 2nd week of December until 2nd week of January. Sometimes it is out of our hands and we cannot do anything in regards of this. Please if you can provide your booking reference and your pick-up location that day for further investigation. We still hope you visit the Grand Mosque next time so we can provide you our services and have a better impression of Abu Dhabi.
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Optifin wrote a review Jan 2020
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We did a 1/2 day tour through Abu Dhabi with Shabeer Parakunath. He did an excellent job and provided so much information. We really enjoyed the experience. From the pick up he was friendly and helpful. Our first stop was the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque. It is so beautiful
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from EmiratesTour, Manager at Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Emirates Tours & Safari LLC appreciate your time sharing with us your excellent feedback! We are glad to hear that you had an amazing experience with us and worthy of the service we provide! We will pass your compliments to our Guide Shabeer and for sure he will be glad to hear this. We would like to have you back on one of our tours in the future! :) **Please follow us on Instagram and post your awesome pictures. Tag us @emiratestours and make a hashtag #emiratestours. Stay tuned for our upcoming promotions.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, German
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