Abu Dhabi Captivating Culture

Abu Dhabi’s diverse culture is an intriguing combination of the ancient and modern. Take in views of the sparkling Arabian Gulf, visit traditional souks and seek a touch of old world culture in the ancient oasis city of Al Ain.

Culture Must Do’s

Abu Dhabi City Half Day Tour

Take a trip to the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and a tour through the traditional fish, carpet and gold souks. Visit Abu Dhabi’s stunning Corniche and stop at the charming Heritage Village, where you can see a reconstruction of a traditional Bedouin desert encampment.

Al Ain Tour

A full-day tour to Abu Dhabi’s heritage heartland of Al Ain includes visits to the Al Ain National Museum, the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, the cool, shady oasis, the camel racetrack, and inspiring views of the city from the Jebel Hafeet heights.

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

Discover why the falcon plays such a huge role in Arabian culture at the award-winning Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, the largest in the world. Visitors can explore the history of falconry and learn about falcon registration and its passport requirements!

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Desert Camping

The Al Badeyah desert camp gives visitors a unique insight into UAE traditions and an authentic Arabian experience under the stars. Offering different desert safari services, the camp boasts permanent tents, an original majlis, bathroom facilities and a children's playground.

Arabian Nights Village

Deep in Abu Dhabi’s heritage heartland of Al Ain, the Arabian Nights Village gives visitors the chance to experience the mythical and timeless beauty of the desert and Emirati life.

Abu Dhabi Pearl Journey

Climb aboard a Jalboot – a traditional dhow – and set off on a leisurely cruise along Abu Dhabi and Hudiari Yat Island to get a deeper understanding of the Arabian Gulf’s ancient pearling industry. A once in a life time experience, guests witness the traditional way of opening a living, natural oyster and take your own pearl!

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