Abu Dhabi

Once considered as the quieter sibling to the nearby dynamic city of Dubai, Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and has rapidly expanded over time. It is one city that is characterized by extreme wealth and opulence. With a population of approximately 1.6 million residents, Abu Dhabi is a sprawling urban centre and home to some of the world’s tallest buildings. There is absolutely no dearth of jaw-dropping city skylines, beachfront resorts and some great restaurants for the ultimate dining experience. 'Dhabi' is the Arabic word for a species of native gazelle that was once common in the region. So, Abu Dhabi literally means, the father of gazelle. The atmospheric backstreets paint you a very different picture with regards to the first impressions you have for Abu Dhabi. The flashy and vivid capital of the U.A.E. presents a perfect blend of tradition and progression of Arabic culture. Staying true to its roots, Abu Dhabi maintains a more distinct flavour of Eastern traditions and Arabic ambience than the glitzy Dubai. Taxis are safe and a reliable way to get around sites across this city. Places like The Corniche Park, the White Fort, The Heritage Village, which offers you a first-person view into the life of Bedouins. For those looking to engage themselves with stories of Gulf culture, Abu Dhabi offers endless opportunities to understand the UAE’s history through museums, exhibitions, tours and fine food. For the thrill seekers, there is Yas Island, the site of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit and features two theme parks side by side. You can even ride in one of the fastest roller coasters in the world at Ferrari World. Our Abu Dhabi Holiday Packages offer a wide array of customizable options to make your vacation, one of the most memorable getaways of your life. Come, step into an exciting city where nothing stands still, except maybe the herons in the mangroves.

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