Guided City Tours

Highlights of Abu Dhabi

By Arabian Adventures
Abu Dhabi
Only English tours are bookable online. Please WhatsApp us on +971 42748803 to book the tour in other languages.
From USD 712

Price varies by vehicle, group sizes and other selections

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    Abrahamic Family House
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    Emirates Palace
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    Tea and snacks
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    Observation at Conrad
    at Etihad Towers
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    Qasr Al Watan
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    Sheikh Zayed
    Grand Mosque


The highlights of Abu Dhabi tour showcases the culture, heritage and natural wonder of the nation’s capital city. In the company of our knowledgeable, hospitable, professional tour guides, you’ll be taken on a full day tour of the city’s best sights and activities, including skyline views from Etihad Towers, the world-famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and the crossroads of religion in the Abrahamic Family House. Private transfers to and from Abu Dhabi from your hotel residence are included as part of this inspiring one-day activity.
Duration: Approximately 10 hours
Language: English

Full description

There's a lot to be discovered when you head to the capital city. Away from the record-breaking skyscrapers of Dubai, you'll find a city that's full of charm, nature, culture - and a few record-breaking achievements of its own.

Touring through the many diverse areas of the nation's capital, the journey begins at the Abrahamic Family House on Saadiyat Island. This excursion sets the tone for the culture of the UAE, with the unity of three major religions of Islam, Judaism and Christianity, showcased in a moving exhibition.

A drive along the Corniche Road follows before the next stop of the journey: Qasr Al Watan. This spectacular building tells the story of the UAE's phenomenal transformation, from the area in which it was masterminded. The a visit to the Presidential Palace is also included in this part of the tour.

The 74th floor of Conrad Abu Dhabi Emirates Towers provides uninterrupted views of the city, and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the jewel in the crown of the city. Both are included at the next stage of your tour, and provide the finishing touches to your highlights tour of the UAE's capital city.

The Highlights of Abu Dhabi tour is an excellent one-day excursion, ideal for guests staying outside of the city. You will leave Abu Dhabi feeling like you've seen the very best of the nation's capital.

What's included

  • Private transfer from your hotel or residence
  • Driver and private vehicle for the entirety of your Abu Dhabi tour
  • Knowledgeable tour guide to explain the sights of Abu Dhabi
  • Tour of the Abrahamic Family House, Qasr al Watan (to be substituted with Qasr al Hosn in case of closure) and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Coffee & cake at Etihad Towers
  • Entry fees to all venues

Know before you go

  • This is a full day tour. We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing that also adheres to local requirements. Shoulders and knees must be covered, to ensure smooth entry to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and other cultural attractions.
  • Please bring bottles of water to keep suitably hydrated throughout the day.
  • The sun in the UAE can be intense at any time of year. While this tour does not include too much time exposed to the sun, we recommend wearing sunblock, and bringing sunglasses and a hat should you so wish.
  • There will be a lunch opportunity within the food court at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Any purchases are not covered in your activity fee.
  • Presidential events can sometimes mean access to Qasr Al Watan is prohibited at short notice. Qasr al Hosn will replace this activity should this occur.
  • You will be visiting spiritual places of great significance to local culture. Please ensure you respect their significance throughout your time on the tour.
  • We welcome you to bring along your own snacks to keep in a backpack. If you are to bring a backpack to any of the activities, please be prepared for it to be searched when entering certain venues. We request you to make yourself aware of any prohibited items at each venue, and ensure you comply with venue regulations.

Age policy

  • Adults: 12+
  • Children: 2-11

Cancellation policy

  • We understand that your plans can change. Please contact our team at least 24 hours before your activity to discuss your booking, should you wish to cancel. If you cancel less than 24 hours before your activity is due to start, we will unfortunately be unable to process a refund.
  • If you would like to keep your booking but amend the day of your tour, we will work to accommodate this. However, we cannot guarantee availability.
  • Our operating schedules, routes and activities may be adapted during the holy month of Ramadan, and during the summer months. Please check before you travel if your tour is during the relevant periods.
  • Unforseen circumstances beyond our or our suppliers’ control may result in cancellation without notice. We reserve the right to cancel or alter activities in such situations. Should a sudden unforeseen circumstance affect your scheduled activity, please reach out to our team to discuss next steps.
  • We reserve the right to cancel your booking if full payment has not been made at least 2 days prior to your scheduled activity.
  • We reserve the right to amend schedules and bookings if business operations require.
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