Join our Abu Dhabi tour to be one of the first who have visited the long awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first universal museum in the Arab World dedicated to bridging the gap between Eastern and Western Art in partnership with the world’s most visited museum, The Louvre in Paris. Definitely a new highlight and must-see in the Emirates. Visit Abu Dhabi’s breathtaking cultural highlights during this excursion. Start the journey at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one the largest in the world with capacity to accommodate an astonishing 40,000 worshippers. Visit this exquisite masterpiece to learn about its architecture as well as some important facts about Islam. Continue next through the city to reach the breakwater where a stop is made for photos of the iconic Emirates Palace Hotel, which cannot be missed during a visit in the capital. Afterwards drive along the Corniche (water-front promenade) to a local five-star hotel for a delicious lunch. The highlight of our tour awaits you at the last stop: Louvre Abu Dhabi, where visitors will have an enjoyable and immersive 90-minute experience, capturing the essence of the story of humanity told through twelve different galleries, all curated masterfully beneath the stunning floating dome of light and shade designed by international architect Jean Nouvel.
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Dress code: As usual + mosque
NOTES FOR THE TOURS
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.
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.