Famous for its traditional open-top doubledecker red buses, The Big Bus Company features carefully designed tours that take visitors to all of Abu Dhabi’s major landmarks, including the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the luxurious Emirates palace hotel, Heritage Village and the culture-rich Saadiyat Island, home to Louvre Abu Dhabi and Manarat Al Saadiyat.
The Big Bus also visits Abu Dhabi’s garden city of Al Ain, about an hour and a half away from the city by car, with a full Al Ain Panoramic Day Tour covering key landmarks including Al Qattara Fort, Al Hili Fort, Hili Grand Tomb, Qasr Al Muwaiji, Al Ain Palace Museum and Al Jahili Fort. History and culture buffs, as well as nature lovers, will be in their element here.
The tour includes an English-speaking guide and a free intercity shuttle departing daily from Abu Dhabi and Dubai to Al Ain. Passengers get the opportunity to sit back and explore Al Ain’s beautiful, lush green landscape, archaeological sites, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, tombs, palaces, souks (markets), mosques and working oasis plantations and farms. The tour includes free entry to museums and forts, as well as a fully catered lunch.
The world-renowned hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour offers a choice of eight digitally recorded languages: Arabic, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Mandarin, providing fascinating insights into Abu Dhabi's ancient history and rich culture.
Tickets are valid for 24 hours and offer access to all Big Bus Tour routes, allowing you to hop on and hop off at your leisure. The ticket also includes free entrance to the Sky Tower, an impressive observation tower showcasing panoramic views of the UAE capital, at Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi. Big Bus Tour tickets are available from individual hotels, the Big Bus sales desk at Marina Mall, and online.