The capital of the U.A.E. Abu Dhabi translated in Arabic implies father of the gazelle a tribute to the hordes of gazelles and Arabian Oryx’s that once flocked the arid emirates desert. Today Abu Dhabi is amongst the world largest producers of oil and one of the richest cities in the Middle East. Our journey begins starts with a drive past the manmade port of Jebel Ali on a two drive to the capital city taking in the desert landscape studded with acacia trees enroot. Our first stop is at the breathtaking Sheikh Zayed Mosque for a photostop. We then head to the Heritage Village to watch the Bedouins at their workshops. Our route takes us along a scenic drive along the Riviera styled Abu Dhabi Corniche past the intriguing sights of the capital known for its sky scrapers, palaces and villas. We proceed to the Breakwater Island for a lunch break at the Marina Mall. We then stop outside the Emirates Palace hotel and Presidential Palace for a quick photo stop. Entry into the Emirates Palace is strictly subject to availability and requires guests to be dressed in smart casuals. Our tour ends with a drive past the Dhow-building yard before heading back to Dubai.
On an Abu Dhabi city tour with Al Faraena Tourism, know how the capital city of the United Arab Emirates incredibly merges its rich ancient heritage with the most modern contemporary life. We’ve crafted this tour package with cautiously picked highlights of Abu Dhabi in order to ensure that you don’t miss out to take in its significant sights. So be prepared to behold some of the most majestic landmarks of the UAE, as we pick you up from your hotel or preferred location in Dubai for a two-hour drive to Abu Dhabi.
One sight that would for sure command your attention en-route to Abu Dhabi city centre is the astounding and expansive white structure – Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque that has been named to honor the late president, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The tour will further lead you to attractions like stupendous Emirates Palace, bustling through the Abu Dhabi city center and then to the mind blowing Corniche boasting impeccably manicured setting replete with kids’ play area, cafes, and restaurant.
Before we head out to Abu Dhabi’s most modern attractions including Ferrari World and Yas Island, we’ll take you to Heritage Village and Abu Dhabi Museum that serves as a window to the region’s past. Eventually, the trip culminates with a visit to Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, where you’ll come across a whole lot of retail outlets selling unique, name-brand and luxury items. Upon a full-day, unforgettable trip, we would drop you back to your rendezvous spot in Dubai.