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Morning Tour of Abu Dhabi City

From US$49.00
Highlights
  • Check off old and new Abu Dhabi in just half a day on a sightseeing tour
  • View the sights in less time than possible independently, and with a guide
  • Tour the Grand Mosque and discover souks and gems you might miss alone
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Morning Tour of Abu Dhabi City
From US$49.00
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Morning Tour of Abu Dhabi City
From US$49.00
Overview
Round up the sights of old and new Abu Dhabi without the need to arrange transport or tickets—and in just half a day—on this city tour. Set off by air-conditioned minivan and tour the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, and Corniche before exploring old souks and more, all with a guide to provide insight. With entry fees included, this tour is ideal for first-time visitors and those short on time.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your Abu Dhabi hotel or a city-center mall, and set off by air-conditioned minivan. Hear about the landmarks en route and uncover the city’s history with stops at some of its oldest sites.

Head first for the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi’s modern marvel. Take a walking tour of its white-marble courtyards and arcades, and see its main prayer hall, adorned with vast chandeliers.

Next, chart Abu Dhabi’s Bedouin roots at the Heritage Village, before delving into the bustle of the Iranian Market. Then, explore the Dates Market to see and sample some of the many fresh dates for sale.

Stroll along the scenic Corniche and visit the fishing harbor to see its wooden dhows (Arabian trading boats). Finally, drive by the cutting-edge attractions on both Yas and Saadiyat Island, including Ferrari World and the Abu Dhabi Louvre.

Your tour concludes at the departure point.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great way to see the main sights of Abu Dhabi!

Shinoj was a very knowledgeable guide - we learnt a lot about Abu Dhabi & it’s people. The visit to the Sheikh Sayed Mosque was the highlight! An awe inspiring place!

Thank AKJKMelbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago
Most memorable trip of abu dhabi

I booked my trip online with groupon. Im glad i choose to go with the people choice and choose desert rose tours. It was the best decision. We saw beautiful places and shopping. Special thanks to Mr Justin who corresponds through email and Ms Caroline...More

Thank Francisco F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Moschee

The Tour to the Mosque was amazing and very special for us as Muslims. Mashallah a masterpiece.! Big shout out and thanks goes to our Guide Sayed Marshal who made this tour an Entertainment. Best Guide you can imagine. Thank you Bro. It was Great...More

Thank Lulzim B
Anshar S, General Manager at Desert Rose Tourism - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Desert rose Tours would like to thank you for your positive review here in TripAdvisor. As always we ensure that our tour packages memorable and good experience to our valuable guests.Abu is one of our best and experienced marshel. We will praise him for his...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018
TOUR OF ABU DHABI

The hole tour was very well done. From the driver of the bus called Albert to the guide John to the lovely lady in the hotel CORNICHE Nirali Madhwani. Lots to see in in this city a most to do for the money. Many Thanks...More

1  Thank noelpilliner
Anshar S, General Manager at Desert Rose Tourism - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Desert rose Tours would like to thank you for your positive review here in TripAdvisor. As always we ensure that our tour packages memorable and good experience to our valuable guests.john is one of our best and experienced tour guide and albert , nirali ....More

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Full Day Tour of Abu Dhabi

We are a retired couple in our sixties wanting to see the main sights of Abu Dhabi. As the weather was hot we opted for the Desert Rose tour rather than a hop on hop off bus and are so glad we did. Gafoor (spelling?)...More

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Anshar S, General Manager at Desert Rose Tourism - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Desert rose Tours would like to thank you for your positive review here in TripAdvisor. As always we ensure that our tour packages memorable and good experience to our valuable guests. Thank you very much for being with us Desert rose tours customer is our...More

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mobbul777
15 June 2018|
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Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know is the answer but I would be very surprised.if they would not do that. They are very customer oriņtated and flexible. Suggest you email desert rose tours and ask them. Enjoy your trip.
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Melissa A
29 May 2018|
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Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
Our hotel was out at Yaza Island and we got back there about 14:30. Please bear in mind that the actual tour ends in the city so if you were using an hotel in or around the city area you would probably be back before 14:00... More
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HarisUAE
12 May 2018|
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Response from Tracie D | Reviewed this property |
As previously mentioned, the Grand Mosque is jaw dropping beautiful and the angles and architecture present the opportunity for interesting pics. I also agree that from the Heritage Village you have traditional setting with... More
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