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Experience Abu Dhabi Tours

Home to the world's fastest roller coaster, the largest hand-loomed carpet, and the sumptuous Emirates Palace that boasts more than 1000 chandeliers, UAE's capital city is no stranger to breaking records. With Abu Dhabi tours and tickets, get a glimpse into this up-and-coming Emirate. Life in this futuristic fast lane means new commercial ventures and architecture thrive, with modern fashion, edgy businesses and start-up technologies all finding their home in Abu Dhabi. Traditional Arabia is not lost though, with grandiose cultural hubs like the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque still thriving, plus the authentic dhow harbour and many marketplaces ensuring local culture remains alive and well. Balancing the contemporary and the classic lends Abu Dhabi a diversity rarely seen in other cities, making it the ideal getaway for culture vultures and luxe-lovers alike. Book Abu Dhabi sightseeing tickets stat! 
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Our tips for Abu Dhabi

  • Well worn. Be sure to dress respectfully when out and about on your Abu Dhabi sightseeing adventures, especially during Ramadan season. If visiting government offices or places of worship, it is advised that visitors cover their shoulders and legs.
  • Drive a hard bargain. Haggling is encouraged (and often expected) on your Abu Dhabi day trips to small shops and marketplaces.
  • Be mindful during Ramadan. It is illegal to drink, eat or smoke in public during the daylight hours of Ramadan. When considering what to do in Abu Dhabi during Ramadan, keep in mind that that many cafés and restaurants will be closed during this time. We recommend considering how this may affect your travels before booking your trip during this period.

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Abu Dhabi, the largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), serves as the capital. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, among the world's largest, stands as a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. Accommodating approximately 40,000 worshippers, it boasts exquisite white marble, intricate floral designs, and the largest hand-knotted carpet globally. Abu Dhabi, the wealthiest emirate in the UAE, derives its prosperity primarily from oil. Additionally, it hosts Ferrari World, the inaugural Ferrari-themed amusement park featuring Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster, reaching speeds up to 149.1 mph (240 km/h). Falconry, a time-honored tradition in Abu Dhabi and the broader UAE, involves the highly prized use of falcons for hunting. The Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, the world's largest of its kind, offers comprehensive medical care and rehabilitation for these majestic birds.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Abu Dhabi?

    With plenty of things to do in Abu Dhabi and with an average temperature remaining around 20-25ºC, the months of November and May is the ideal time to visit this capital. However, if you don't mind the heat and humidity of the peak summer months you'll be likely to strike a cheap deal, with hotel rooms and Abu Dhabi attractions prices often reduced considerably.

  • Q: How do I get around?

    Navigating Abu Dhabi's slick city streets can be testing. Here's our travel breakdown of the best ways to find your way through UAE's capital. Air-conditioned and at great-value prices, the buses are ideal for those looking to stay within budget on their Abu Dhabi day tours. With many routes around the city, the buses cover most of the capital's key destinations. Remember that Abu Dhabi's buses do not accept cash, and tickets must be purchased at the local station before starting your journey. Taxis are commonly used in Abu Dhabi, and are relatively cheap in comparison to other major cities.

  • Q: Any tips for staying safe in Abu dhabi?

    Abu Dhabi is a very safe city with extremely low crime rates, however, you should always take precautions when travelling. In an emergency situation, dial 999. Driving in this city centre can be chaotic, especially in heavy-traffic zones. Be patient, tolerant and abide by all traffic rules while on the road. Remain alert on your Abu Dhabi tours and when walking the city streets late at night. Stay in well-lit areas and avoid rowdy groups.

  • Q: What about the local customs and dress code in Abu Dhabi?

    Abu Dhabi adheres to Islamic traditions, and although tourists are not obligated to strictly observe Islamic dress codes, it is advisable to dress modestly, particularly in public areas. Swimwear is deemed appropriate at beaches and pools.

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