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Abu Dhabi
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What to Expect
Explore ever-changing Abu Dhabi and be amazed at the intricate weaving of tradition and modernity, in this half day tour of the UAE’s capital city. Learn more about the religious foundations of Islamic faith and admire the architecture and sounds when visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Get a fascinating insight into traditional life at the fruit and dates market. Although now well outnumbered by modern shopping malls, the souks take you back in time when barter was the only way of trading, and negotiation a time honored skill. Get a taste of what real Bedouin life was about at the Heritage Village near Marina Mall. Built like a traditional oasis village and tells the story of Bedouin customs and folklore. Take home some souvenirs or a beautiful henna tattoo at the village’s small Bedouin market. Don’t forget to take a picture of the fascinating skyline of Abu Dhabi.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Any Abu Dhabi Hotel within city limits, Yas island and Saadiyat Island hotels, Hotels near airport area. From the airport pick up is possible from Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Airport.
No pick up from Residential and Office buildings, Shopping malls and other attractions with big crowds at the entrance and no parking space.
Departure Time
08:30 am to 13:00 hrs every day apart from Fridays.
Return Details
Drop off to the same location as your pick up. Drop off to another location is possible with preliminary approval done at least 24 hrs before your tour. Please contact us for more details.
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Local taxes
  • Air-conditioned Vehicles
  • Abaya and sheila for ladies to enter The Grand Mosque.
  • Food and drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Food and drinks, other than the "value added offers" specified in your guidebook
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Dress code is smart casual (respectful to local culture: no see through, tight clothes, shorts above knee, mini skirts, swim wear, open shoulders or chest for both male and female tour participants)
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • 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 15 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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Popular mentions
This is a must tour for anyone visiting Abu Dhabi! Our tour guide Faisal was great and very knowledgable. You get to see the key attractions in Abu Dhabi and learn more about the history of this place. Great way to explore the city!
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Thank you Elena, you were fantastic. Patient and knowledgeable. Tour was interesting, would recommend.
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We were very impressed with our private tour through Abu Dhabi. We had just come off the plane from Australia and had not slept at all during the 13 hour flight. The fact that this tour was SO interesting, kept us awake for the morning!! Our very first visit to Abu Dhabi was so
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We had a fantastic morning seeing the main sites in the short amount of time we had in Abu Dhabi. I would recommend doing this tour at 0830 as we did as our guide said the mp mosque gets very busy and when we went we were one of first in and had time to walk around at our own
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My friend and I had the vehicle and guide all to ourselves. We had a very comprehensive tour of all of the major sites in Abu Dhabi, even going to places not on the tour description. Our guide was personable and informative. He made all of the expected stops and was willing to
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About the operator
By: Hala Abu Dhabi - Private Day Tours
320 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Simone A
Thank you for everything!! The experience was magic as the organization...starting from the team answering on the
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Worth Every Penny
Wow what a day! I’ve been fortunate enough to go on many excursions when I travel, this one is by far one of
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South Africa
A must tour when in AD!
This is a must tour for anyone visiting Abu Dhabi! Our tour guide Faisal was great and very knowledgable. You get
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Amazing desert safari!
I have been on lots of desert safari tours but this one was something special. Hala Abu Dhabi was very organized
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Amazing experience
Had a wonderful time doing this safari tour. The dune bashing was the highlight of the trip. Our driver/tour guide
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Tatiana U
Krasnodar, Russia
thanks 🤗
Thank you so much for the mass of impressions😍 It was the best day 🙏 Thanks to the driver Mr. Adil for the cool
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Best experience do not miss it
It was a great experience specially the sand dunes safari it was great! The driver Shakir knew what he was doing
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Full day city tour
Thank you Elena, you were fantastic. Patient and knowledgeable. Tour was interesting, would recommend.
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Do not miss this experience!
My children and I have enjoyed every moment of this tour. The view was breathtaking, the drive - thrilling, the
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Karen K
Sydney, Australia
Great tour and entertainment.
We were picked up eventually by our tour people, but the tour was unbelievable. The drive in the desert was
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Mapleton, Utah
Fantastic Desert Camp
Great experience! A must do adventure! Fasil and Rasheed made this a wonderful experience! The show was top
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
You should not miss this amazing desert safari experience.
The view is breathtaking and the safari over the sand dones were hilarious. If you have a free afternoon/night to
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Desert Excitement
I did this 6 years ago, but thought I'd give it another 'bash', and that's just what it was "Dune Bashing".
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Amazing experience in the desert
We went there not in 2018 but in October 2017 (unfortunately the date was not listed for the review on the review
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Josine T
Geelong, Australia
Absolutely fantastic Tour!
We were very impressed with our private tour through Abu Dhabi. We had just come off the plane from Australia and
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