Abu Dhabi is one of the top places to visit in the UAE. Many people decide to visit Dubai first and then take a day trip to Abu Dhabi. As Abu Dhabi is located just over an hour away from Dubai it makes a lot of sense to go on a day trip to Abu Dhabi from Dubai. We have planned the perfect trip which will ensure you get to see the best parts of Abu Dhabi.
1. Decide your group size
Finding your group size has to be one of the most important [arts of planning the perfect trips. You can decide to have a private trip or travel with a group. Traveling with a group helps to reduce expenses. On the other hand, traveling alone enables you to get a personal experience and leaves you with a certain amount of flexibility when you travel. Moreover, when you travel alone, you get a lot of privacy. Most importantly, if you want to move in a group you will have to contact tourist agencies which will increase your costs. We feel that traveling with your group and designing your trip allows you to enjoy the trip much more.
2. Mode of transport
Deciding the mode of transport is the second most important thing you must consider. Firstly you have the option to use the bus. There is a regular bus service that operates from Dubai to Abu Dhabi every 30 minutes. It will take you about an hour and a half to reach Dubai. The bus is the most economical way to travel which costs 25 AED per person. On the other hand, you could also decide to take a taxi. The travel time is similar to a bus but you will have to shell out 250 AED for a taxi. Both of these are the best ways to travel. The bus will be the best option for most people because of how economical it is. However, if you want some privacy and want to travel in comfort using a car rental might be the most appealing option.
3. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The mosque in Abu Dhabi is a wonder that you will spend hours looking at. It is the largest mosque in UAE and its beauty will keep you enchanted. Many of the tourists spend hours in this ointment without even realizing that time has gone by. The white domes in addition to the beautiful design give you a look to marvel at during your time in Abu Dhabi. However, there are specific dress codes that you must follow if you want to enter the mosque and it is advised to enquire about them beforehand. On careful inspection, you will be able to spot the thousands of gems that are embedded into the structure which give it a glaze.
4. Emirates Palace
Luxury is known no bounds in Abu Dhabi. The Emirates palace hotel is a place that lives up to its great reputation. Many of the five-star hotels in the world fall short when you compare them to this hotel. The entire hotel is always bustling with people who are indulging in the luxuries that this hotel has to offer. Moreover, there are some great fine dining and casual restaurants in the hotel which you must visit. While there is no fee to enter the hotel all of the amenities and food it offers are quite expensive.
5. Heritage Village
Abu Dhabi has a rich culture and you would be missing out if you decided to not explore the heritage village. This is one of the most unique places to visit in Abu Dhabi and according to us a must-visit place. Essentially, this is an open-air museum that highlights the Arabic culture. Moreover, it lets you explore an oasis and see the traditional Arabic markets, encampments, a mosque, and more. Most importantly, if you are looking to learn about the cultural past of the country you should visit this place.
6. Ferrari World
If you love having an adrenaline rush, Abu Dhabi has the best thing for you. Ferrari world is the largest indoor theme park and the Formula Rossa is the cure for all of your adrenaline needs. The Formula Rossa is the fastest roller coaster in the world and justifies the huge demand that people have for the ride. There are tins of other rides as well which are suitable for people of all age categories. Moreover, the food at the numerous restaurants is sure to keep you satiated.
7. The Louvre Abu Dhabi
The Louvre is something you expect to find in France but there is another one in Abu Dhabi as well. This museum was born out of a collaboration between UAE and France. The museum has stunning features along with an intricate dome that will leave you staring at it for quite some time. Therefore, this museum has to be on your list. In addition to the dome which is a spectacle in itself, there are numerous artworks from different eras which will keep you occupied.
To plan the perfect trip, you have to plan the trip and then decide the best places to visit in Abu Dhabi. In this article, we have listed all of the amazing places you should visit. Essentially you should try to visit all of them but if you don’t have the time then choose the ones which appeal to you the most.