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Abu Dhabi Private Layover Tour with Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Dubai -UAE
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4 Hours


Up to 1 day

Group Size

8 people


English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish


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Searching for a perfect Lay Over Tours from Abu Dhabi Airport? No matter how many hours you have. We have perfect Layover tours from 4-hours, 5-hours up to 22 hours with pick up and drop from Abu Dhabi International Airport Terminal-1, Terminal-2 or Terminal- 3.

Abu Dhabi International Airport:
Abu Dhabi International Airport is the second largest airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and one of the fastest-growing airport hubs globally, the airport serves over 102 destinations in 56 countries. With more than 52 airlines flying to and from some 85 cities in over 49 countries. The Airport holds the 2013 World Airport Awards’ ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade, for the second year running. Tour Operators in Abu Dhabi offers Layover Tours Packages from Abu Dhabi Airports for those who would like to explore the city in their free time before heading to their original destination.

Getting Around Abu Dhabi during the Layover
Travellers can use two transfer options available from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to the city centre of Abu Dhabi. The most comfortable option is hiring an Abu Dhabi airport taxi. (Two Types-luxury or standard vehicles). A standard taxi fare will be around 25 USD to get you into the city centre and it takes approximately 25 minutes from the airport. The other option is Public transport buses, which is much cheaper compared to the taxi fare. Average bus fare will cost around 1.25 USD and take at least an hour to get you to the city as they have multiple stops.

Hotels Near Abu Dhabi Airport best for Layover
Abu Dhabi is a well-developed offers a wide range of accommodations from budget hotels, services apartments to luxury beach resorts. If you have a layover in Abu Dhabi for more than 12 hours you can find hotel accommodation of your choice. The most popular hotels with beaches are in Abu Dhabi corniche and you can find branded hotels like Aloft, Anantara Resorts, Rotana, Fairmont, Radisson Blu in Yas Island which caters to premium category guests. The most convenient options are the ones inside the Airport, Such as Aerotel- a good option in Abu Dhabi International airport where you can unwind and relax. Premier Inn is another option for travellers, where they can directly access through Skypark walkway in Terminals 1 and 3 so you don’t need to take the shuttle service to reach there as a short walk from the terminals would be enough.

Abu Dhabi Airport Lay Over Tours:
The best way to make use of your long layover in Abu Dhabi is by opting for a layover city tour with pick up and drop off in Abu Dhabi International Airport, It allows you to experience highlights of Abu Dhabi on this -hours sightseeing tour of the UAE’s dazzling capital. Travelling between the sights in an air-conditioned vehicle, accompanied by a professional guide speaks your language. visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, majestic white monumental Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque named after the late president, Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, view its perfect mix of old and modern Islamic architecture. Learn about the heritage of the capital city by visiting the recreated old desert settlement at the Heritage Village, with its Bedouin tents and craft demonstrations and more; Continue the sightseeing in Abu Dhabi’s by stopping at its glamorous attractions like Abu Dhabi Corniche and the most luxurious hotel Emirates Palace. Your Layover in Abu Dhabi will be a memorable one with our Layover tours from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Best Things to Do on a Lay Over from Abu Dhabi Airport
Dates Shopping at Dates Market: Abu Dhabi dates market is a must-see for travellers visiting the city. the dates market in Abu Dhabi is a must place to see. You can find many shops selling hundreds of date varieties. You will be amazed to see the different varieties of dates from the middle east like soft, luscious, and fruity date Ajwa, the super sweet and juicy Safawi dates and many more.

Take a walk in Abu Dhabi Corniche: The eight-kilometre stretch of perfectly shaped waterfront with children’s play area, beach, numerous cafés and fine dining restaurants make one of the best places in Abu Dhabi for a day out. Your Abu Dhabi Layover tour will cover Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Gold Cappuccino at Emirates Palace Hotel: The hotel is standing proof to show the world that Abu Dhabi is not behind Dubai when it comes to Iconic and Luxury Hotels. Emirates Palace Hotel is the third most expensive hotel in the world which cost approximately 3 Billion us dollar. Now among the list of most luxurious hotels in the world. The best way to experience the luxury of this hotel is by booking a table to taste the Gold Cappuccino, The Emirates Palace serves this throughout the day at Le Cafe, which is one of their lobby lounges. You can add this as an optional with our Layover tours from Abu Dhabi Airport.

Capture the city from Observation Deck of 300 at Etihad Tower: Located on Level 74, Tower 2, the Observation Deck at 300 of Etihad Tower, is Abu Dhabi’s answer to Burj Khalifa and offers the highest vantage of Abu Dhabi’s cityscape. The visitors can also enjoy delicious refreshments and the city’s highest high tea against a spectacular backdrop. The tickets with complimentary café can be added along with your Layover tour from Abu Dhabi Airport.

Tour the Sheikh Zayed Mosque: The largest mosque of UAE and one of the largest mosques in the world ‘Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque’ popularly known as ‘The White Mosque’. Apart from being one of the largest mosques, Grand mosque is the only one that captures a unique interaction the Islamic world and world cultures. The vision behind the construction was to incorporate the architectural styles from different Muslim civilizations and the mosque celebrates the cultural diversity of the world. Explore this magnificent architecture with our Layover tour from the Airport.

Travel Back into the Bedouin era by visiting Heritage Village Abu Dhabi: A Place where you will have the chance to experience the traditional aspects of the desert way of life. The complex includes all the elements of a traditional Emirati lifestyle: A fort that defends the invaders, a souk where the day to day trade of goats, camels and other livelihood took place, A mosque which shows the religion of Islam plays a significant role in the lifestyle.

Explore the art and civilization at Louvre Museum: Located in Saadiyat district of Abu Dhabi, Designed by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel. An impressive 9,200 sq. m of galleries which includes the permanent gallery and a Temporary Gallery that showcases the collection from many notable French museums including Musee du Louvre, Musee d’Orsay

Feel the Adrenaline Rush with the fastest Roller Coaster at Ferrari World: Located in Yas Island, Ferrari World offers a wide range of rides and activities for all age group. Travellers can experience Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster with a top speed of 240 km/h (149.1 mph).

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Abu Dhabi Private Layover Tour with Sheikh Zayed Mosque: AUH Transit Tour
If you have a long layover in Abu Dhabi and don’t know what to do with your free time? Join our Abu Dhabi Private Layover Tour which includes transportation from Abu Dhabi Airport and Back, Professional Guide Speaking English, Spanish, German, Italian and French, Visiting the top attractions of the stunning Abu Dhabi City. Meet our guide at the Airport, who will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it at the terminal where you arrive. After the meet and greet, a short introduction about the city and its popular attractions. The Guide will accompany you to the city for your sightseeing tour.

The four-hour city tour will start with the first stop at, the most popular attraction of Abu Dhabi, The White Mosque; Explore the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque the most important landmarks of the Abu Dhabi city. Admire the mosque’s unique structure with white marble that consists of 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-pattern. Named after the Late President Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the grand mosque is visited by millions each year.

You will be guided to Union Square, one of the city's most symbolic squares. And then visit the Heritage village of Abu Dhabi, where you will have the chance to experience the traditional aspects of the desert way of life. The complex includes all the elements of a traditional Emirati lifestyle: A fort that defends the invaders, a souk where the day to day trade of goats, camels, and other livelihood took place, A mosque which shows the religion of Islam plays a significant role in the lifestyle.

Drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience scenic views of the Arabian Gulf. Stop at the corniche to admire the clean water of the harbor. The well planned eight-kilometer stretch of waterfront with a clean beach, children’s play area, cafés, and restaurants has made the corniche is a popular hangout area in the city. You will then continue to the lavish Emirates Palace Hotel for a photo stop. The Layover sightseeing tour will end at the Abu Dhabi airport, say goodbye to our Guide and the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi.


  • Abu Dhabi Layover Tour with Professional Guide
  • Pick up and drop off from Abu Dhabi Airport
  • Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque- The White Mosque
  • Photo stop at Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace Hotel
  • Stop at Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Visit Abu Dhabi Heritage Village
  • Food and Beverages
  • Ferrari World Entry Ticket
  • Tips and Personal Expenses in any nature
  • Etihad Towers observation tickets
  • Gold Cappuccino at Emirates Palace Hotel



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