Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market | La Vacanza Travel

Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market

Duration: 4 hours
Destination: United Arab Emirates, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Check Availability

  • 4 hours
  • Abu Dhabi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


Witness the highlights of Abu Dhabi on this 4-hour sightseeing tour of the UAE’s dazzling capital. Traveling between the sights in an air-conditioned vehicle, visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, a vision of white domes, minarets and courtyards; explore the recreated old desert settlement at the Heritage Village, with its Bedouin tents and craft demonstrations; browse the Souk and bustling Dates Market; and admire the beaches, gardens and gleaming high-rises. As you explore, gain fascinating insight into the history, culture and future of this beautiful city from your guide.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily prayers, Friday gathering and Eid prayers. During Eid, it may be visited by more than 41,000 people.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Al Bateen Beach, Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

You will drive pass to have view of Sheikh's palace from Outside.

Pass By: Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi, West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

The architecture of the palace is stunning and very luxurious. It uses the high end material in finishing the palaces interior such a perfect chance to enjoy a palace free of charge. The hotel has a number of restaurants and caffees.

Pass By: Qasr Al Watan, Al Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi 001 United Arab Emirates

The Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi is one of the main landmarks in the UAE, and is used to house the offices of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE, in addition to Cabinet Ministers.

Stop At: Heritage Village, Dubai, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Visit the Heritage village to experience the traditional aspects of the desert way of life, and immerse yourself in the time capsule that brings to life a souk, a mosque and an encampment from pre-modernized Abu Dhabi. You can shop, explore artifacts and watch artisans making pottery, blowing glass and weaving fabric on a loom.

Run by the Emirates Heritage Club, this reconstruction of a traditional oasis village provides an interesting glimpse into the emirate’s past and features public workshops where craftsmen demonstrate traditional skills such as metal work, pottery, weaving and spinning. The craftsmen share their skills with visitors, and occasionally offer them a chance to try them out. The little spice shop within the village offers a range of dried herbs, handmade soaps and plenty of souvenirs to collect.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: The Corniche, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Drive pass along the Corniche.

Stop At: Abu Dhabi Dates Market, Zayed Port, Near Mina Market, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

This is the main and biggest market to get dates in Abu Dhabi. The various products of date species are available usually in they market during the season. You can find date products from Oman and Saudi as well. The prices you can get here are the best in town.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Founder's Memorial, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

The Founder’s Memorial is a permanent national tribute dedicated to commemorating the life, legacy and values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE.

A place to learn about Sheikh Zayed through art, nature, words, stories, and multimedia experiences, The Founder’s Memorial offers visitors a range of personal encounters with the late Sheikh Zayed as a man and as a leader, enabling people to gain a deeper understanding of his vast influence on the UAE and the wider world.

Duration: 20 minutes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned Vehicle

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • will be operated by a bilingual guide ( English & German)
  • Dress code is formal
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you are visiting a mosque especially the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, you need to have a more conservative dress code. For men and women, your legs and arms need to be covered – no shorts or skirts above the ankle. Additionally, your clothes should not be tight fitting – this is not the place for yoga pants! Try and ensure the fabric of your clothes is opaque as well, as see-through garments are inappropriate in a religious environment. Female visitors to the mosque will be asked to cover their hair; however, a headscarf will be provided to them upon entry. As a side note, you will be asked to remove your shoes.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Emirates Tours and Safari LLC is a company based in Abu Dhabi and our pickup locations are within Abu Dhabi only. Unfortunately, we do not offer pickup from Dubai or any other emirates except Abu Dhabi.
We offer pickup from any Hotel, Shopping Malls in Abu Dhabi

Departure Time

08:30 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


4 hours

User's Reviews


09 Mar, 2024

The tour guide was excellent….Thank you Latef! It was well organized and book again. Thank you so much


19 Feb, 2024

Good explorations of the big mosque as well as orientation of down town Abu Dhabi. Group bus. The guide and drivers were good and informative.


13 Feb, 2024

It wasn't my 1st tour, but a first for my husband, so it was special in that way. Tour guide was friendly & I enjoyed the dates market. Didn't see the relevance of the cultural market. A waste of time, in my opinion.


07 Feb, 2024

Very good tour for 1/2 day tour of Abu Dhabi. The tour guide (Manualla) was great and helpful. Highly recommended.


30 Jan, 2024

What a beautiful Mosque. The driver was great and informative. Shopping was good and there's a lot to see. This is a definite MUST SEE.

User's Picture Gallery




Worth every penny


Nice experience!


Awesome half day Abu Dhabi city tour


Anu Dhabi Safari and Cultural Tour


Disappointing tour sadly


Excellent half day tour


Abu Dhabi mosque






Raja Abdul of RAH tours was the best.


Excellent tour


It's must to do if your planning for trip of Abudahbi 🤗🤗🤗


Best tour guide!


4/2022 Abu Dhabi trip




Great tour for Abu Dhabi first timers


Must see!


A Perfect tour


Mosque experience


Few-Hours Tour of Abu Dhabi


A full day tour of Abu Dhabi


City sightseeing and grand mosque


Best Abu Dhabi half-day tour when you're in transit


Similar Packages