Abu Dhabi in A Day

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi in A Day

per person

Only 90 minutes from Dubai…. Abu Dhabi is a must see on your holiday itinerary. I’ll take you to visit one of the world’s largest mosques, Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, and the opulent Qasr Al Watan Palace. You may like to take a stroll through the art gallery at The Louvre or just admire the stunning floating dome along the pristine Corniche Beach Road to the Emirates Palace Hotel or the bustling  Mina Port Fish Market.  Or, if you feel like something to get the adrenaline going, we’ll head to Ferrari World. We can stop for lunch at one of the many cafes at the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, dine at The Louvre Restaurant, try a 24-carat gold cappuccino at the Emirates Palace Hotel, or try some traditional Emirati cuisine at one of my favorites! The choice is yours.


My Day Out in Abu Dhabi guarantees you’ll see all the highlights with the day tailored around your interests and schedule.



Price: US$350 (total for 1 to 4 people) Larger groups on request


Highlights    : Experience Abu Dhabi through the eyes of a local private guide.

                      : 1 to 4 people only

                    : Each tour can be customized just for you. Move around at your own pace. Pick the places you want to go and see. From the time of booking until your return home, I will be happy and available to provide any recommendations or general help for your stay here.


Transportation: The tour includes pick up and drop off from your hotel, cruise terminal or preferred location in a private airconditioned 4WD vehicle.


Extras: Admission fees and lunch are at your own cost.


    Abu Dhabi

    The Bedouin of the Bani Yas tribe settled on the island of Abu Dhabi in 1761. Early on, the centre of power for the tribe remained at Liwa Oasis, where the ruling Al-Nahyan family was based, but in 1793 the family moved to Abu Dhabi. At this time a haven for wildlife (Abu Dhabi literally means ‘Father of the Gazelle’), the town expanded rapidly during the heyday of the pearl trade in the late 19th century. In 1892 its ruler, Sheikh Zayed bin Mohammed al-Nahyan (known as Zayed the Great), agreed that the emirate would become a protectorate of Britain and it joined the Trucial States. Zayed the Great died in 1909, and under five subsequent rulers the emirate’s power and prosperity declined, largely due to the collapse of the pearling industry. Everything changed in 1958 when oil was discovered, and it is from this date that the development of modern Abu Dhabi can be said to have commenced. The current ruler, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan, staged a coup against his brother, then the ineffectual ruler, in 1966. Sheikh Zayed subsequently used his vast diplomatic skills to be the main player in creating the UAE and became its first president, a role he held up until his death in November 2004. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Zayed’s oldest son, became ruler of Abu Dhabi and was elected President of the UAE soon after.
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    • Dennis Talley

      Hi Jane from Dallas, Texas. Home safe and sound. WE DID HAVE A GREAT DAY with you in amazing Dubai!!!
      Thank you again for being such a wonderful guide. We thoroughly enjoyed our long and most interesting day (and early evening) with you. I’m copying on this email our travel agent, Lynn Segal, informing her about how happy we were and hopefully she will contact you for her other clients who will be visiting Dubai in the future.
      Best regards (and Cheers), Tom