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From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Qasr Al Watan Palace, Grand Mosque & Etihad Towers

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Stop At: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

You will be picked from your hotel or preferred location to begin the trip. Enjoy the scenic views and relax during the 90-minute (approx.) drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. Begin the Abu Dhabi exploration with Sheikh Zayed Mosque and marvel at its exquisite Islamic Architecture. Stroll through the spacious hallways of the mosque and relish the serenity of its interiors. Admire the extravagant decorations such as captivating wall arts, get a look at the world’s third-largest chandelier decked with Swarovski crystals and the world’s largest carpet beautifully laid in the prayer hall.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Etihad Towers, Corniche West St Opp Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

After that, drop into Marina Mall and enjoy a delicious lunch at your own expense at one of the mall’s eateries. Afterward, proceed to Etihad Towers, a complex of five opulent skyscrapers. Enjoy the grand view of the building before entering its Observation deck located on the 74th floor. Spectate the stunning city of Abu Dhabi and its famed landmarks such as the Emirates Palace and the Presidential Palace from the vantage point.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Qasr Al Watan, Al Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi 001 United Arab Emirates

Next, visit Qasr Al Watan, also known as the “Palace of the Nation.” The spectacular palace offers a glance into the Arabian heritage, history and a timeline of events that framed the nation of the UAE. Enjoy the splendid displays in the palace, discern the richness of Emirati history and witness intricate craftsmanship. After that you will be dropped back to your hotel or preferred location.

Duration: 1 hour
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary pick-up from Dubai Central Hotels or Towers. Pick-up from Movenpick Ibn Battuta, Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jabel Ali, Sport, Motor, Investment Cities and Silicon Oasis City or any hotels far from Dubai Central is available only on Private option with additional cost based on the location or to come near to central area. Pickup from Dubai Airport is available from Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport Hotel, to reach here you can use a local taxi (recommended) or hotel shuttle bus (both are chargeable). Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or e-mail. Pick-up from Niaf, Gold Souq and Al Sabkha areas is available at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Deira. The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Transportation by clean and air-conditioned modern vehicle
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled water
  • An Abaya during the Mosque tour (for female guests, to be returned after the tour)
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
  • Entry/Admission - Etihad Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan
Exclusions
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above
  • Guided tour within the Al Watan Palace (entrance only)
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • When visiting the mosque women must wear long loose clothing and should ensure their arms, legs, and head are fully covered. Men must cover shoulders and below knees. Tattoos should be covered properly.
  • At the mosque, a long abaya with a scarf (long black dress attire) will be provided to women by the local partner, which has to be returned. No clothing will be provided for men.
  • On Fridays, the mosque is open from 5 PM to 7 PM. It's not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during Islamic festivals. The mosque may be closed to tourists on certain dates, which would be announced by the authorities a few days before.
  • Qasr Al Watan has the right to close the entrance without any notice, during a Presidential Event.
  • The palace will provide a shuttle bus from the main gate to the entrance.
  • Please note guided tours are not permitted in the palace. However, your guide will explain the key features of the palace prior to entry.
  • Complimentary pick-up from Dubai Central Hotels or Towers. Pick-up from Movenpick Ibn Battuta, Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jabel Ali, Sport, Motor, Investment Cities and Silicon Oasis City or any hotels far from Dubai Central is available only on Private option with additional cost based on the location or to come near to central area. Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or e-mail. Pick-up from Niaf, Gold Souq and Al Sabkha areas is available at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Deira. The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • ANNOUNCEMENT: As per the national government of Abu Dhabi Qasr Al Watan (PRESIDENTIAL PALACE) will be closed from 11th October (FRIDAY) until 17th October (THURSDAY)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had booked the Abu Dhabi trip for a private tour from Ocean air travels . The overall experience was great and also the Guide in our case Noor was exceptional , he had a thorough knowledge about the place and surroundings and was sharing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is amazing and very well organized. Our tour guide Noor is vey knowledgeable, respectful and responsible, the best tour guide ever. The van is very comfortable. Very eye-opening tour and very well worth the money. Highly recommend this tour company Oceanair.More

Thank lovetotravel0818
OceanAirTravels, Guest Relations Manager at OceanAir Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear lovetotravel0818, Greetings from OceanAir Travels! We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed all the activities and the attractions on the trip, we work really hard to give you the best service just like what you described. Thank you so much for letting us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Since the communication by whatsapp, they have been always attentive. They do small tourists groups, so you receive more attention and explanations. The car is excellent! And our guide tour was the best, Noor took us to Abu Dhabi with safe, he knows everything about...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Camila G
OceanAirTravels, Guest Relations Manager at OceanAir Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Camila G, Greetings from OceanAir Travels! Thank you so much for your warm words and lovely comments. We really enjoyed organizing this trip for you and your group and we are very delighted to hear that it was a fantastic experience for you. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m so glad that I ended up going with Ocean Air for my Abu Dhabi tour. We had a small group 6 and our guide was Noor. Noor was very knowledgeable and friendly. Another plus was he knew all the best spots to get fantastic...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank aaez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day trip to Abu Dhabi!!! Everything perfectly organized and very well explained by the tour guide Noor. Through him you get to know everything worth knowing about the very impressive buildings in very good English. We also liked the "small" travel group of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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leefeatherbe
9 August 2019|
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Response from OceanAirTravels | Property representative |
Hi, Greetings from OceanAir Travels and thank you for your message. The Lunch will be from an Open Buffet restaurant. There is a wide verity of options to choose from. Regards Lima | OceanAir Travels
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Dschanel11
6 August 2019|
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Hi, Thank you for approaching us and the Emirates Palace view will be from the 74th floor of Etihad Towers. You can enjoy panoramic views of the stunning blue sea and other exotic locations of the city like the Emirates... More
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YinniLi
1 August 2019|
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Hi, Thank you so much for approaching us and please note, in this tour Louvre Museum is not included. If you would like to cover these places- Abu Dhabi Qasr Al Watan Palace, Grand Mosque & Louvre Museum you have to book a... More
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