Castle & palace tours

Day trip of Abu Dhabi and its royal palaces from Dubai

Availability: Wednesday
Duration: 9 hours
Language: English , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Admire the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the grandest in the world
  • Visit the Presidential Palace, Qasr Al Watan
  • Enjoy a buffet or set lunch menu at a five star hotel
What to expect

On this tour you will have the opportunity to visit one of the world’s few working Palaces in UAE’s capital city. Once in Abu Dhabi you will visit the recently renovated Qasr Al Hosn, the former residence of Abu Dhabi’s ruling Al-Nahyan family and the site of the island’s only fresh water well. The Fort and Watchtower, built in the 1790s as well as the surrounding Palace built from coral stone bricks in the 1940s, are a living testimonial of Abu Dhabi’s history.

Afterwards, you will head to the Presidential Palace Qasr Al Watan, whose exquisite artisanship celebrates the region’s rich cultural heritage. After a guided tour, you will have time to take photographs or choose from a range of beautifully crafted souvenirs in the Palace gift shop. Your final visit on this tour will be to the opulent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one the largest in the world. It was funded by H.H. late Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan, former President of the UAE and brought to fruition by UAE’s current President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Al Nahyan.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Dubai city hotels
  • Entrance ticket to Qasr Al Watan and Qasr Al Hosn
  • Buffet or set lunch menu
What's not included
  • Gratuities
Reduced price
  • Children under 12 years old
Where
Meeting point:

Pick-up and drop-off service from Dubai. Please provide your hotel details at check-out.

What to remember
  • You can choose between a German or English guided tour
  • Please provide your pick-up details (hotel name, adress and preferred pick-up time) at check-out and also confirm them at least 48 hours before the tour with the local supplier; you will find the contact details on the voucher after booking
  • Delays in hotel pick-up may occur due to traffic conditions or due to other clients en route to your hotel for the shared tour
  • Please take into account the following dress code: long trousers or skirts reaching ankles and long sleeves reaching wrists, shoulders must be covered, no shorts, tight or transparent clothing, no visible tattoos. Women must bring a scarf to cover their heads
  • Recommended dress-code: light summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings
  • The tour's program may vary according to government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or other similar circumstances
  • A minimum of 2 adult tickets is required for the trip to take place
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When
  • Wednesdays
  • Pick-up time between between 7.45am – 8.15am
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Provider
Orient Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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