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A WINDOW TO THE PAST (Heritage Journey)

Heritage Journey


Heritage Journey - Day Tour




Day of Operation: On Request 


This tour will take you to the past history of Arabian Gulf with a ‘Pearl Journey’ experience, and a visit to the Abu Dhabi’s symbolic birthplace, Qasr Al Hosn Exhibition. The Pearl Journey will begin once you reach the Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi and you board the authentic "Jalboot", the pearling traditional boat where you will be treated to Arabian hospitality with fresh dates and coffee while enjoying exclusive views of natural mangrove trees. Pearl diving and Oyster opening demonstration will be provided. Next Stop will be the Qasr Al Hosn fort, which is Abu Dhabi’s symbolic birthplace, It is the Emirate’s first permanent structure, which was home to the Emirate’s ruling Al Nahyan family. A permanent exhibition center at the Qasr al Hosn Centre tells the story of Abu Dhabi and its people through the city’s oldest building. Before returning, visit the dates market hidden within the vegetable and fruit market at Port Zayed.


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All the buses are air-conditioned and equipped with a microphone.

4x4 Jeeps used for off-road safaris are air-conditioned with a maximum capacity of 7 passengers plus driver. Drivers are all qualified off-road professionals, first-aid trained and they carry mobile phones. All vehicles are equipped with seat-belts and passengers are requested to wear seat-belts at all times.


All sightseeing tours are conducted by well trained, experienced Tour guides.


Our safaris involve off-road driving across sand dunes as well as off-road tracks in mountain areas. As the drive can be rough in certain given rugged areas we are unable to accept any pregnant women, persons with heart ailments and back or neck problems.


Seats are not pre-allocated. Seating will depend on the order of picking up guests from different locations.


Lightweight summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised and photo-chromatic lenses for those who wear spectacles. Hats or some protection for the head are advisable when in direct sunlight.

  • The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear must be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops/malls and villages.
  • Mosque visit & photo-stop dress code: Loose long trousers or long skirts & long sleeves to ankle/wrist. No shorts for men, no tight & transparent clothing. Women must cover their head with a scarf hence we suggest to bring it along.


Normal tourist photography is acceptable, but it is considered offensive to photograph Arab women. It is also courteous to ask permission before photographing men. Photographs of government buildings, police or military installations are not allowed.


Orient Tours reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled programs offered in this brochure for reasons of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or similar. Furthermore Orient Tours reserves the right to amend and or cancel the schedule for any tour featured in this brochure.

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