Abu Dhabi also known as Manhattan of Middle East, is the capital of UAE. One will see the beautiful Sea Front Boulevard, known as ‘Corniche’, Mangrove dotted seashores, Dhow Harbor and the city with sky scrappers.
Al Husn Fort the oldest building of Abu Dhabi, has been converted into a heritage Museum of UAE. It also is the center to the cultural activity like theatre. Heritage Village is where you will learn about UAE’s heritage. The traditional Witness the Bedouin culture, re-constructed in the form of Displays, & Photographs. Even the traditional Handicrafts are displayed. To put in short Abu Dhabi is a mixture of both the Man made and Natures wonders.
In the typical procedure, you are picked at your Hotel in the AC coach from Dubai or Sharjah or Ajman. Driven to Abu Dhabi the UAE’s capital, situated at 170 km. south-west of Dubai. A guide will be there to narrate the facts of the places you visit capable of speaking in English, French, German & Spanish.
Al Husn Fort, the oldest structure in Abu Dhabi, built in the 18th century, also known by other names like Old Fort, Diwan Amiri and White Fort. The tile work on the main Entrance is an example of the artistic skills. The courtyard is another piece of intricate artistry. Your camera will get enough work here. Exhibitions are held regularly in this fort.
Heritage Village is another place of interest, depicting the life of the people before the discovery of oil. Witness the Bedouin life, medieval houses, wind towered homes and the ancient irrigation system used in the region’s oases, a proof of ingenuity of the ancients of the region.
Comiche is a newly renovated boulevard running for a stretch of 8 km, along the beachfront. With its paved walkways and lush greenery, you will have a pleasant time here. On the stretch, you will come across many small Eateries and Cafés to satiate your taste buds. From here, a road takes you to the breakwater, where on a reclaimed land off the main Abu Dhabi Island, you will find a Luxurious Shopping Mall, Water Sports Club and a Heritage Village.
Dhow Yard, as the name says, this is where you find the traditional open deck dhows parked. Go ahead for a jolly ride on traditional wooden dhow or a cabined cruiser. From here you can witness the Boulevard in a different angle and enjoy the changing vistas of the Island. Mind Dhow riding provides an unhurried pace giving a lot more time to enjoy the nature in a relaxed way.
For the fish lovers there is a Fish Market , wherein you can observe the din of everyday life taking in the sights and sounds of your surroundings.
Once you are through this, you will be dropped back to your Hotel. On this particular tour there is nothing much of an activity that tires you and you feel contented by the end of the day. More info and discount booking of this great Abu Dhabi tour.