Abu Dhabi Trio Activities : City tour, Desert safari and Marina dhow dinner cruise


All about the Abu Dhabi Trio Activities : City tour, Desert safari and Marina dhow dinner cruise.

Day 1 : Abu Dhabi tour & Marina dhow dinner cruise

Morning time : 

Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi, admiring its impressive skyline, iconic buildings and sandy shores.

On the 4-hours tour with a professional driver/guide, visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This architectural wonder is one the world’s largest mosques. Enjoy a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche, with a glimpse of everyday life in the city.
Stop next to Emirates palace , the world 7 stars hotel , admire its architectural.

The tour continues to Heritage Village, a showcase of the traditional aspects of desert life. Then to Dates Market, with its stacks of fresh dates and sweets.

Evening time : 

Relax on this cruise while enjoying dinner at a 5-stars international buffet. Hop aboard a traditional double-decker dhow boat for a 2-hour dinner cruise along Abu Dhabi’s creek. Enjoy a welcome drink while other guests board and take their seats at the other tables.

From the Abu Dhabi Marina, relax as the boat makes it way to Lulu Island, passing a few of the city’s favorite landmarks including Marina Eye, Corniche and Emirates Palace. While cruising and enjoying the spectacular views outside, help yourself to a buffet featuring an international menu prepared by 5-stars hotel before returning to the Abu Dhabi Marina.

Know before you go :

  • Dress code at the Grand Mosque: conservative, loose-fitting clothing, long sleeves, long skirts and trousers. You will be denied entry if you do not comply
  • The Sheikh Zayed Center is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Islamic festival holidays. It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque and Heritage Village during any Islamic festival

Day 2 : Desert safari 

Following pick-up from your hotel in Abu Dhabi, journey towards the Al Khatim Desert along the Al Ain Road. Hear stories about the city and traditions of the emirate on the 45-minute drive into the Al Khatim region.

Upon arrival, get an adrenaline rush as you drive across the dunes by 4WD Land Cruiser. Visit a camel farm to learn more about the “Ships of the Desert” before making your way to a Bedouin-style camp in the heart of the desert dunes. Relax in the comfort of the cushion-filled tents and enjoy some Arabic coffee and dates, or soda, tea or water.

Avail of complimentary activities, such as a camel ride or sand boarding adventure. Ride a quad bike at your own expense if you prefer. Get a henna hand tattoo and dress in traditional Arabic costume for a souvenir photo. Watch the sunset around the campfire and enjoy an authentic belly dance show. Feast from a delicious barbecue dinner of hummus, kebabs and flatbreads paired with western dishes, before the return trip to Abu Dhabi.

Know before you go :

  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women
  • This tour is not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Comfortable clothing is advised. Wear closed shoes and trousers for quad biking. Warm clothing is recommended in the winter (October to March)
  • This tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Abu Dhabi tour : 

  • Pick-up and drop off from Abu Dhabi hotels
  • 4-hours guided tour

Marina dhow dinner cruise :

  • 2 hours Marina cruising
  • Buffet dinner
  • Arabic coffee, dates and tea
  • Unlimited soft drinks and bottled water
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from Abu Dhabi hotels

Desert safari :

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from Abu Dhabi hotels
  • Transportation by air-conditioned 4WD Land Cruiser
  • BBQ dinner
  • Arabic tea, coffee and dates
  • Unlimited soda and water at the desert camp
  • Camel ride, sand boarding, henna tattoo, shisha pipe and other desert activities
  • Belly dance show
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

Abu Dhabi tour : 

  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses

Marina dhow dinner cruise :

  • Tips
  • Alcohol
  • Professional photography (can be arranged)

Desert safari :

  • Quad bike (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Tips
  1. First day : morning City tour
    • 4 hours guided tour
    • Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest in the world
    • Explore Heritage Village and learn about traditional desert life
    • Photo stop next to Emirates Palace
    • Browse Dates Market
    • Admire the skyscrapers, corniche gardens and beaches from an air-conditioned coach
  2. First day : evening Marina dinner cruise
    • Enjoy a 2-hour dinner cruise on board a beautiful wooden dhow sailboat
    • Soak up the beautiful views of Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, skyscrapers and attractions from the water
    • Savor a delicious buffet dinner of traditional and international dishes, including fresh fish and grilled meats
    • Enjoy the sea breezes and romantic atmosphere on deck
  3. second day Desert safari
    • Escape the bustle of Abu Dhabi and enjoy an evening in the Al Khatim Desert
    • Drive across the desert dunes by 4WD Land Cruiser
    • Feast from a delicious BBQ dinner and avail of free desert activities
    • Experience the desert landscape from the back of a camel
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