Guided tour

Abu Dhabi: City Tour with Grand Mosque & Royal Palace Visit

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

Abu Dhabi: City Tour with Grand Mosque & Royal Palace Visit

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

From US$ 65.70 per person

Snap some photos and dive into the history, beauty and culture of Abu Dhabi on this informative sightseeing tour.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, German, English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup from Abu Dhabi hotels, port, and towers
Private or small groups available


  • Marvel at the architectural beauty of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Stroll along the serene City Corniche
  • Stop for photos at Emirates Palace and visit Etihad Towers
  • Trace out the Arabian heritage and artistry at Qasr Al Watan Palace
Full description

Explore Abu Dhabi on a sightseeing tour of the city's important landmarks. Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Corniche, Etihad Towers, and more.

Start your day of adventure with pickup service at your hotel or selected location in Abu Dhabi. Here, your friendly driver/guide will be waiting to meet you before taking you to explore the capital city’s iconic attractions.

This sightseeing tour begins at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. Afterward, stroll along the City Corniche, a pleasant waterfront, before stopping to take photos of the Emirates Palace and visit the Etihad Towers, which were used in the Fast and Furious 7 film. Afterward, visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan Palace housed in the presidential palace compound of UAE. Notice the architectural features, historical artifacts, and other historical treasures of the palace. Finally, you will be taken back to your hotel or selected location.

  • Pick-up and drop off at hotels in Abu Dhabi
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Professional, licensed, bilingual tour guide
  • Visit to the Etihad Tower Observation Deck
  • Water
  • Complete access to the Palace, Garden and other public spaces within the premise of Qasr Al Watan
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Guided tour inside Qasr Al Watan Palace
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Women must fully cover their arms, legs, and heads at all times. A long black abaya (covering) may be borrowed from the operator
  • Men must not reveal any skin above their knees and shoulders must be covered
  • Failure to do so will result in refused entry. No clothing will be provided for men
  • Qasr Al Watan may be closed without notice for presidential events
  • In such cases, the group will visit Qasr Al Hosn or Heritage Village
  • The duration of the tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off
  • It will not be possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during Islamic festivals
  • Everyone must carry the Original Passport while traveling
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 468 reviews

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We had a super great half-day trip with Ramadan, which was actually almost a full-day trip. Ramadan was very nice and told us a lot about life and the people in Abu Dhabi. He also had a lot to tell about the mosque and the presidential palace. A really great and very entertaining excursion.

September 19, 2022

Ramadan, our tour guide, picked us up at the hotel at the previously informed time. We were a small group of 4 people in total. Ramadan spoke German very well and was able to give us a very good and interesting tour. All in all a perfect day that was definitely worth it.

August 30, 2022

We were picked up from our hotel on time and taken to the mosque. The travel agency provided us with long abayas and headscarves to visit the mosque. The Grand Mosque is beautiful and impressive. Our German-speaking tour guide Robert took a lot of time to explain and show everything. Then we went to the viewing platform of the Etihad Towers and after a short lunch break to the equally impressive Presidential Palace. The excursion was very well organized and thanks to Robert, our guide, very insightful.

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July 26, 2022

Product ID: 116794