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Nine Cool Experiences You Shouldn't Miss on a Trip to Abu Dhabi

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With the perfect amalgamation of historic wonders and modern amenities, Abu Dhabi is truly a phenomenal destination. In just a few decades, Abu Dhabi has transformed from a quiet port into a luxurious, modern metropolis, which is home to some amazing attractions such as one of the world’s largest mosques and the world’s fastest roller coasters. Despite the rapid development, Abu Dhabi has preserved its culture and heritage, giving travellers a unique experience unlike anywhere else.

The vast number of attractions in Abu Dhabi means planning a trip here can seem overwhelming. So, to make it easier, you can book a package with Zenith Holidays, who will take care of your entire stay and tour so you can enjoy it in peace. Zenith Holiday’s packages offer 4-day, 5-day, and 6-day trips to Abu Dhabi allowing you to experience the city’s best offerings without having to worry about anything else.

Here are nine of the best experiences you shouldn’t miss in Abu Dhabi:

Set Your Heart Racing at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

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Situated on Yas Island, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is an amusement park inspired by the luxury car brand. It is home to the world’s fastest roller coaster – the Formula Rossa, which travels up to 240 km per hour! But the roller coaster isn’t the only attraction here. The park has a total of 19 different attractions, including three other roller coasters, a Ferrari-inspired version of the teacup twister ride, a simulated 4D driving experience, and an interactive play area for toddlers (called Khalil's Carwash), amongst others. You can get a chance to visit this epic place with two of Zenith Holidays packages – the 3 Nights 4 Days package and the 4 Nights 5 Days package.

Get a Selfie with the Falcons at Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

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Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital is an animal care unit dedicated to taking care of falcons, which have long played an important role in Emirati culture. Opened in 1999, the hospital cares for and treats more than 8,500 falcons every year. The birds are revered creatures and the domesticated ones are even granted their own UAE passports! The hospital now offers guided tours of the facility, which houses the falconry museum, hospital examination room, and the aviary. If you are up for it, you can even get a falcon to sit on your arm for an epic selfie.

The five-day trip offered by Zenith Holidays has a special tour of Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, allowing you to get up close and personal with these magnificent birds.

Witness Art from Across the World at Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Launched in November 2017, Louvre Abu Dhabi is a ‘universal’ museum, established as part of a 30-year arrangement between the UAE and French governments. The museum is spread over an area of 24,000 square metres, of which 8,000 square metres is dedicated to galleries. This is the largest art museum in the Arabian Peninsula and it showcases artwork from around the world. The permanent galleries host more than 300 works of art brought in from renowned French institutions. There is also a dedicated space for temporary exhibitions, a Children’s Museum, a boutique shop and a restaurant offering stunning views of the sea. Zenith Holidays runs a special tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi reserved for those who book the six-day package.

Go for the Famous Desert Safari and Dune Bashing

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Desert safaris and dune bashing are among the most sought-after experiences for tourists visiting Abu Dhabi. As well as an adrenaline-fuelled experience, the tour also offers a glimpse into what Bedouin life was like before the city became a tourism hub. Desert safaris allow travellers to drive at high speed across the dunes, before experiencing immersive cultural activities, whilst watching the sun set. Zenith Holidays offers all this on its six-day tour package.

Marvel at the Brilliance of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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One of the largest mosques in the world, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is an iconic example of contemporary Islamic architecture. Named after the Founding Father of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the mosque has 82 domes, over 1,000 columns, stunning white and gold interiors, and space to host up to 40,000 people. Inside, visitors can walk on the world’s largest hand-woven rug and admire one of the biggest chandeliers in the world. The fusion of architectural styles of three different Islamic dynasties – Fatimid, Mamluk and Ottoman – is mesmerising to say the least. A visit to the mosque is a part of all the Abu Dhabi tours offered by Zenith Holidays.

Go on a Tour of Historic Al Ain

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Just an hour-and-a-half drive from Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest, permanently inhabited settlements, and has been granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The city is full of picturesque forts, including Al Jahili Fort, which is one of UAE’s most historic buildings. Apart from this, Al Ain also houses museums that allow you to explore the place’s rich culture and heritage. You can take a tour of this beautiful settlement, visit the souks and try traditional food at one of the many restaurants. Those booking the six-day tour with Zenith Holidays have the Al Ain tour as a part of their package.

Take the Road to Jebel Hafeet

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Located on the UAE-Oman border, Jebel Hafeet is the tallest mountain in Abu Dhabi and the second tallest in the country. Standing at a height of almost 1,250m, it is a place of great historical significance. Several fossil discoveries have been made here and over 500 ancient burial sites have also been unearthed. Jebel Hafeet is also a hotspot for road trip enthusiasts, as it has some of the best roads in the world. The amazing views from Jebel Hafeet make it a perfect place to watch the sunset.Again, if you’re booking the six-day package with Zenith Holidays, you’ll get a chance to visit Jebel Hafeet after visiting Al Ain.

Spend a day at Warner Bros. World

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Located in the heart of the vibrant Yas Island, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is an absolute must-visit for every film buff. The indoor amusement park is home to some of the most iconic characters from the film studio. With 29 thrilling rides, live entertainment, themed restaurants and numerous shopping options, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the one-stop-shop for entertainment that is simply unmissable. Sign up for a package with Zenith Holidays and relive your childhood all over again!

Get Awed by the Grandeur of Qasr Al Watan

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One of the newest tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Watan was opened to visitors in early 2019. The presidential palace is an ideal place to witness Arab culture, larger-than-life architectural styles and the governing values of the UAE. In addition to witnessing the breathtaking domes and arches, one can also indulge in some shopping and high-end dining at Qasr Al Watan. The palace complex also houses a massive library with a collection of as many as 50,000 texts on the history and culture of Abu Dhabi. Book your next getaway with Zenith Holidays and visit this stunning attraction.

If these incredible activities have got you excited for a trip to Abu Dhabi, book a package with Zenith Holidays for a seamless vacation experience. Enjoy the best of what this city has to offer while staying at the best locations. Get more details on the Abu Dhabi package here.

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