The capital of the U.A.E. Abu Dhabi translated in Arabic implies father of the gazelle a tribute to the hordes of gazelles and Arabian Oryx's that once flocked the arid emirates desert. Today Abu Dhabi is amongst the world largest producers of oil and one of the richest cities in the Middle East. Our journey begins with a drive past the man made port of Jebel Ali on a two drive to the capital city taking in the desert landscape studded with acacia trees enroute.Our first stop is at the breathtaking Sheikh Zayed Mosque for a photo stop. We then head to the Heritage Village to watch the Bedouins at their workshops. Our route takes us to a scenic drive along the Riviera styled Abu Dhabi Corniche past the intriguing sights of the capital known for its sky scrapers, palaces and villas. We proceed to the Breakwater Island for a lunch break at the Marina Mall. We then stop outside the Emirates Palace hotel and Presidential Palace for a quick photo stop. Entry into the Emirates Palace is strictly subject to availability and require guests to be dressed in smart casuals.