Discover the emirate of Abu Dhabi located 1h15 drive from Dubai. This historic capital allows you to visit emblematic places of the Emirates under the cover of majestic architecture. Between marble, 24-carat gold and pearls, UAE diplomacy opens the doors to the place that is most dear to them, the Qasr Al Watan presidential palace.

We offer two options:
Visiting the Presidential Palace
The visit of Abu Dhabi including the Presidential Palace
from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m./7:30 p.m.
This circuit offers you the free visit of the presidential palace, the guided tour of the oldest fort in Abu Dhabi, an English-speaking guide can be made available subject to availability.
The excursion will follow with a traditional Emirati lunch, you can choose to have a Bedouin lunch on traditional cushions on the floor or at a table; Then the visit of the great mosque, this visit can be free or guided. On site, the guided tour in English and in groups, is organized every hour from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and lasts 40 minutes. The meeting point with the guide is at the main entrance on the forecourt of the mosque called Main entrance in English.

– For men no shorts below the knees, no tank top
– For women, provide loose clothing covering the ankle and wrist and a scarf for the hair

Vaccinated with certificate: PCR test less than 14 days old
Not vaccinated: PCR test less than 48 hours
Foreign PCR test accepted

The presidential palace
Duration: 1 hour
Qasr Al Watan is more than a palace, it is a unique testimony to the spirit of the people of the United Arab Emirates and its leaders. At the palace, still in use, you will have access to the meeting rooms where the heads of state are received, to the banquet room where political dinners are served, to their assembly room of ministers, where political decisions are made and much more. Once you arrive at the Palace reception, you will cross the gardens by air-conditioned bus before arriving at the huge Qasr Al Arab gate. Behind this gigantic door, admire the incredible entrance.

The great mosque
Duration: 2 hours
The Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi, also called Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the country, is an architectural gem built under the direction of His Highness Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyane. Ranked in the top 5 of the largest mosques in the world, its area of ​​22,412 square meters allows you to discover a sumptuous place of worship and culture at the same time. It is the only mosque in the Emirates accessible to visitors and tourists.
Its construction will last 12 years, from 1995 to 2007, and the expertise, engineering and craftsmanship of several countries was necessary. The United Kingdom, India, Morocco, Italy, China, Turkey, Iran and Germany took part in its construction. The dazzling white marble of this mosque comes from a mountain in Macedonia bought in its entirety by the United Arab Emirates for a uniqueness of color.
The Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi also holds several world records.

Abu Dhabi Fort
Duration: 1h30
It is the oldest and most important building in Abu Dhabi, housing the city’s first permanent structure; the watchtower. Built around the 1790s, the towering structure overlooked coastal trade routes and protected the growing settlement established on the island.
You will discover within this fort, which has become a historical museum, the history of the birth and then the formation of the Emirates from the 1790s to the 2000s. The personal affairs and the original politico-commercial agreements of their leaders are carefully housed there.
You will also have access to the Emirates Crafts Museum, located at the back of the museum in an annex, where the coffee prepared by your side in the traditional way will be served to you.

Lunch :
It is in a typical Persian Gulf establishment that you will have lunch; A secret address appreciated by the Emirati people, there are moreover only locals as customers. It is in a traditional way or at a table that you can choose to taste it.

Composition of lunch:
Green salad or lentil soup
Grilled fish fillet or marinated chicken
Rice flavored with Emirati spices (cardamom, saffron)
Yogurt Sauce and Spicy Tomato Sauce
Emirati donut with honey and date syrup

What the price includes:
Presidential palace :
Your access to the presidential palace
Free and unlimited visit – You can take an electronic guide on site at around 20 Dirhams (6 US Dollars)

Visiting Abu Dhabi:
Return transfers
Visit of the Presidential Palace
Abu Dhabi Fort Tour
Traditional lunch
Visit to the Grand Mosque

Location: Abu Dhabi