Abu Dhabi Tour Itineraries
A wide range of companies based in the UAE offer tours of the emirates and for many people this can be the best way to see and experience the country. As well as the more conventional trips, a few operators cater for the adventurous and/or energetic visitor who might like to indulge in more unusual activities. Some of the tour companies can also take care of all your incoming needs.
Tourist Highlights in Abu Dhabi
One can do a half-day city tour that will take you around the tourist highlights of each city, including museums, shopping areas and traditional souqs.
Alternatively, see Abu Dhabi or Dubai by night, ending with belly dancing in an Arabic nightclub. Take a full day to travel into the desert, culminating in dinner at a bedouin campsite where you can camel ride and enjoy a desert barbecue under the starry skies. Better still, stay overnight at the campsite and watch the sunrise. Try your hand at sand-skiing, dune driving, or wadi bashing. Sail on a dhow, or watch a traditional falconry demonstration. Visit the high sand dunes at Liwa and the palm plantations at Al Ain. Explore Sharjah's heritage centres and Ajman's boatbuilding yard. Discover the old town of Ra's al-Khaimah. Drive through the dramatic Hajar Mountains to the magnificent East Coast. The choice is endless!
Tour Agencies in Abu Dhabi
There are several tour agencies that operate in Abu Dhabi and one can take take their suggestions and guides for a perfectly planned tour.
One can visit the Al-Ain oasis which is to the east of Abu Dhabi at the Oman border. There are several ruins, city walls, date palms, archaeological museums, etc which throw an insight into the Arabian lifestyle. There are shopping malls and resort hotels near the Al Ain. The camel market and livestock souk here are other attractions.
Liwa is a fertile oasis to the south of Abu Dhabi which contains amazing sand dunes. Liwa is famous for dune bashing. It has enough hotels to put up visitors. The hotel where you stay will arrange for a perfect tour to Liwa's dune bashing locations. The Gulf Islands complete the Abu Dhabi itinerary. Some of these islands, include Dalma, Abu al-Abyad, Sir Bani Yas and others, which were once upon a time, pearling centers, but are now oil terminals. Some travelers also take a tour to Jebel Dhanna, a coastal city west of Abu Dhabi.
The Abu Dhabi itineraries are tailor made and will help you in enjoying a well-organized trip to any part of the city.