Visit Abu Dhabi – Frequently Asked Questions: Arabian Desert Tours & Safari L.L.C.

Book your favourable Desert Safari & City Tours while you are visit Abu Dhabi. Arabian Desert Tours and Safari is a company established on the premises of providing a fun, enriching, adventurous and memorable travel whether be it for a business or pleasure travels. We believe that travelling is an art of exploring different perspectives, cultures, traditions, belief systems, languages, foods and architectural designs of villages, towns and cities around the UAE. Our aim is to deliver a lifetime travel experience for each and every travel with us, be it for leisure, honeymoon, family holiday or business travel. We want you to be inspired and increase your perspectives in every different place you choose to go with us.
To proceed with a booking please (i) Choose your favourite tour (ii) Pick your travel date (iii) Check availability (iv) Select one activity which would you like to reserve (v) Provide your booking details (vi) Click on the red “ADD TO CART” button at the bottom of your tour (vii) Check your shopping cart at the top right corner (viii) Fill all the details. Lastly, click on the “PLACE ORDER” button to book your tour. Once we receive this, your request will be actioned.
We are happy to answer all the booking applications. It is probable that our emails may be filtered by some spam programs, so please check your junk folders in this case too. If you do not receive any response from us, please contact us straight through email or phone.
If you have any special requests please let us know, we have the curiosity to know so that we can be lucky to complete it with the best possible way. Whatever may it be your request we are sure to accommodate them for your family with our carefully crafted holidays. We work smart to bring you the holiday you deserve at the best affordable prices in the market. We offer you a huge variety of choice to make your holidays special.
If you are a group of 20 or more persons, then let Arabian Desert Tour & Safari will help you to plan that fantastic tours in Abu Dhabi.
We have group rates on almost all of our tours and attractions, so whatever your requirements, we are able to give you the very best possible prices.
We would love to have contact from you, using our contact details for the group booking.
Additional transaction fees or extra charges of 2.39 % will be taken for credit and debit card transactions as well as for bank transfers. Visa and Master card are accepted.
Please don’t worry to pass your sensitive details regarding payments because as secure delivery of your credit card information is imperative, we use a security system during transmission of your payment details.
Besides, you can use our alternative payment options.
In such circumstances, please contact us via email or phone, you will be advised on substitute payment alternatives. We offer versatile payment alternatives such as a direct deposit to our bank, through a credit card machine, payment by cash to our driver on pickup.
If you want to cancel your booking, you need to follow this. Once the booking is confirmed, the cancellation fee will be applied in the following conditions to compensate for value and adjustment:
• 48 hours prior to scheduled pick-up time – no cancellation fees
• 24 – 48 hours before the scheduled pick-up time – 50% of the total amount
• 24 hours prior to scheduled pick-up time – 100% of the total amount
If you required assistance we’re very glad to assist. You can either email us on [email protected] or you can call our dedicated reservations department on landline +971 2 666 9800 and Mobile +971 5 0 761 0933
Our office hours are 8:00 am to 8.00 pm from Saturday to Thursday (United Arab Emirates, GMT+4). Outside of these hours, we have staff processing bookings who are contactable via email at [email protected]

General FAQs of UAE & Information to Visit Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s Emirate is one of the seven emirates that form the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is the largest emirate by the area (67,340 km2 (26,000 square miles), which accounts for about 87% of the federation’s total land area.
Abu Dhabi is located in the far west and southwest part of the United Arab Emirates along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf between latitudes 22°40′ and around 25° north and longitudes 51° and around 56° east. It borders the emirate of Dubai and emirate of Sharjah to its north.
To see Abu Dhabi map location click here
The total area of the Emirate is 67,340 square kilometres (26,000 square miles), occupying about 87% of the total area of the UAE, except for the islands.
Abu Dhabi has a Desert Climate. This is a location with sunshine and clear blue sky can be expected almost every day in around the year, but sometimes little rainfall also. The city environment heated and sticky climate from April to September when the highest temperatures average above 40 °C (104 °F). Throughout this season, random sandstorms also happen in the city and sometimes clarity gets down to several meters. Usually, air-conditioning systems can be found in all buildings in the city. The period from October to March is relatively chill. Dense fog can be also viewed on some days. January and February are the coldest months of the year.
UAE is the 31st safest country in the world, based on the safest and most dangerous countries ranking and Abu Dhabi has been declared the world’s safest city by “Nimbib” and has been described as the second-best city in the world to visit, live, work around the world. That’s why it’s safe for a tourist visit to Abu Dhabi.
Information to know before visit to Abu Dhabi. Please note that if you are a citizen of GCC countries, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia do not need a visa to enter the UAE or can receive one on arrival (conflicting information is given). GCC Non-GCC countries National expat residents can receive a UAE visa on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can get a 30-day visit visa on arrival, free of charge and renewable for a similar period.
Andorra, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, People’s Republic of China, Russian Federation, San Marino, Singapore, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican City
Citizens of the following countries can get a 90-day multiple entry visit visa valid for 6 months from the date of issue for a stay of 90 days.
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Please note that nationality of Israel may not enter in UAE country.
You need to apply for a visa before visit to Abu Dhabi, UAE. When you apply for UAE visa then you should take lead for listed below,
Valid Sponsor (valid sponsor may travel agencies, Hotels, family members or friends)
Invitation letter from the sponsor
Clear passport copy of the sponsored person
Your passport (should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into the UAE)
Current colour photographs
NOTE: This is only a general guide it can be changed anytime so before visiting UAE, we suggest you please consult your embassy first.
UAE is primarily a Muslim country. Islam is the official religion and a way of life of the UAE’s culture, political system and life, though it is also multi-cultural and tolerant towards other religions. Everybody is free to study their own religion, and the UAE’s residents celebrate various festivals like Eid, Christmas and Diwali.
Arabic is the official language in the UAE. However, the English language is widely spoken & understood for business and commerce. Most traveller in the UAE can also communicate in the English language.
Mild summer clothes are suitable for most years, but winter months may require some warmth.
UAE is a Muslim country, while there are a large number of non-Muslim people. Please wear decent clothes for respect to Islamic culture and residents in the UAE.
You are advised to cover your shoulders and knees properly while visiting government offices, shopping malls, hospitals, public area etc…
Women do not have to cover their heads, faces and hair with a scarf or something similar when in public. But, when visiting a Mosque, women have to cover their hair, bodies and legs, although covering the face is not a must.
It’s recommended that both men and women dress conservatively. Individuals must refrain from wearing revealing and/or tight clothing and at the very least ensure shoulders and knees are well covered during the Holy Ramadan Month.
While general tourist photography is acceptable, it is modest to ask permission before taking photos of people, especially women. Government buildings, several bridges, courts, palaces, military establishments and photographs of ports and airports should not be taken. In addition, women and children may have banned cameras in designated public areas.
Transportation in Abu Dhabi via taxi is smooth and expenses are reasonable. It’s easy to recognise by their silver livery and yellow roof sign. The flagfall (starting rate) is from 5.00 AED for day trips, between 6 AM and 10 PM, and from Dh5.5 for night trips, between 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM, every 1km up to 50km – 1.60 AED and Over 50km – 1.69 AED. The minimum transportation rate by taxi is 12.00 AED per trip.

You can easily book a taxi in Abu Dhabi to call on 600 535353 or through Abu Dhabi Taxi App for iOS and Android users.

To know more information about Abu Dhabi Taxi, Click here

Although public buses, run by the Abu Dhabi Municipality, are available for transportation.

To know more about Abu Dhabi Bus Service timetables, route maps, fares, Click here

To find a complete schedule of Intercity bus services, Click here
To find a complete schedule of the Central Abu Dhabi Zone, Click here
To find a complete schedule of services in the Eastern Zone, Click here

Abu Dhabi has several bars and clubs serving alcohol, but it is crucial that visitors do not drink in public. In any place where alcohol cannot be actively sold, drinking is not allowed. This means that there will be no beer or confidence in the public coast while walking on the streets. There are many places where people can use alcohol that is what visitors want.
Most cigarette brands are available in Abu Dhabi, while a pack of cigarettes is priced anywhere. Some F & B outlets allow for smoking, while others smoke. Most businesses, shopping, and leisure organizations have set the areas for smoking. Visitors are asked to stay away from smoking and smoking during the holy Ramadan month.
The best time to visit Abu Dhabi is from October to March. Because the period from October to March is relatively chill. Dense fog can be also viewed on some days. January and February are the coldest months of the year. However, if you would like to spend your time in beaches then visit in October, March or April when the weather is not extremely hot but in a charming way like neither too hot nor too cold. The winter season is a peak time of lots of tourists’ crowds. If you don’t prefer heat to huge crowds, then the summer months are the best. Also, this can be considered as the best time to visit Abu Dhabi, in terms of lesser crowds and cheaper accommodation.
Abu Dhabi international airport (code AUH) is situated in an Emirates of Abu Dhabi on the east of Abu Dhabi city with a distance of around 32 km.
The Abu Dhabi airport is the quickest developing and second-largest airport in the UAE after Dubai international airport. It serves more than 52 airlines flying to and from some 85 cities across 49 countries. It has three traveller terminals: Terminal 1 (split into Terminals 1A and 1B), Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Also, you can find lounges, hotels, shops etc in the airport.
To know information about Abu Dhabi airport’s flights’ departures and arrivals click here
City terminal Abu Dhabi is available at the Abu Dhabi downtown if you want to check in from the Abu Dhabi city centre before travel to Abu Dhabi airport. City terminal allows travellers’ to start check-in before 24 hours to last 5 hours (depends on your airline’s company) of the departure of the flight, with the charges of 30 AED per Adult and 20 AED per Child. After having check-in travellers can arrive before one hour at the Abu Dhabi international airport. To find city terminal Abu Dhabi location click here or to know more information call 02 644 8434
The local currency of Abu Dhabi is the AED stands for United Arab Emirates dirham (Dhs or DH). The dirham is subdivided into 100 fils. The AED holds constant against the US dollars at U$$1=AED 3.66. MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Diners Club are widely accepted. Foreign currencies and travellers’ cheques can be exchanged in licensed exchange offices, banks and hotels but the passport is required.