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Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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$27.16

Experience the historical sites and vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai on this comprehensive sightseeing tour of the city. See Dubai's famous landmarks such as the sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab hotel and beautiful Jumeirah Mosque, and learn interesting details about each attraction from a local guide. Take in views of the city's most picturesque palaces and residential areas, and venture into Bastakiya, Dubai's inspiring old quarter. Cross Dubai Creek by 'abra' (water taxi) and visit the Spice Souq. The tour also includes free time to shop in the glistening Deira Gold Souq!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid copy of your passport is required on the day of travel
- Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
- Please note: Not all of the sights visited during this tour are wheelchair accessible. As a result, passengers in wheelchairs will unfortunately miss some sections of the itinerary, including selected rooms in the Dubai Museum and the water taxi ride.

Description:

After a pickup from your centrally located Dubai hotel, relax in your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle on the way to your first Dubai city stop: the striking Burj Al-Arab hotel. Located on the sands of Jumeirah Beach, on an artificial island, the luxury hotel is one of the tallest in the world, standing at roughly 1,053 feet (321 meters). Stop for a photo, and then continue with your guide along the shoreline to Jumeirah, one of Dubai's upmarket residential areas.

Next, head to Bastakiya to see the contrast between the two neighborhoods. Explore the winding lanes that lead to hidden courtyards and the mud-brick homes topped by traditional wind towers, designed to catch cooling offshore breezes. Continue to old Al-Fahidi Fort, home to Dubai Museum, and take in views of the fort’s cannons, turrets and fortified walls. Then, cross Dubai's central waterway, Dubai Creek, in a traditional abra; it’s a must-do activity in Dubai!

On the Deira side of Dubai Creek, soak up the colors and perfumes of the famous Spice Souq. Then enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs or glimmering accessories in the nearby Deira Gold Souq before returning to your hotel.

Departure:

Departure point:

Your centrally located Dubai hotel

Departure time:

Morning between 7:00am and 8.00am
Afternoon between 1pm and 2:30pm

Duration:

4 hours 30 minutes

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Reviews:

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R N

The guide was very informative. He had a lot of information about Dubai and its culture. He was also very friendly and a well mannered person. We stopped at the beach overlooking the 7 star hotel, Jumeriah mosque as well as the gold and spice souks. Very worthy of the price we paid as well.

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Sugar

My tour guide was excellent. He was quite informative and funny. A professional the entire time and enthusiastic to share his knowledge for his country. I enjoyed it.

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Beata S

The tour was great. We did it on our first day in Dubai. It was a good opion to get to know the city.

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Christie E

Great Experience

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Nigel R

Great tour to see the old part of Dubai. Water is supplied but take an extra bottle. Strongly suggest the you carry local currency for the markets and not use a credit card. Our tour guide Husain was brilliant and ensured we were all accounted for after each stop. Enough time was given at stops to do you own thing and take photos. The ferry trip was an experience when being transported over to the markets.

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elizabeth c

We went on the tour on Thursday 22nd of November in the afternoon. As a couple that had never visited Dubai before we found that it covered quite a lot and was very interesting. Loads of photo opportunities, the beach, the river (which we crossed by boat) the gold and spice markets and various souvenirs. The English speaking guide gave us plenty of information and the driver good as well. This tour is a great way of seeing parts of the city that you wouldn’t usually see. We booked all our Dubai trips through Viator (it was so easy) and we’d definitely book trips with them again. The best part for us was the price when you think of Dubai you usually think expensive but all trips were reasonable and we were pleasantly surprised at the cost.

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Anshu K

With having to wait almost half an hour waiting for latecomers, we felt rushed for the best parts of individual exploration portions of the tour. Guide was friendly and helpful, but the English was difficult to understand even from the front row. As far as the review-type goes, there is no option for our family which included seniors (no kids, no teens).

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Oluwatobi A

Started a little late. Tou guide (can't remember his name but he was from Serbia) was awesome - very interactive and paid attention to everyone. Attractions itself want all that......spent a little too much time at the souks.

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sharonmanning9

The location of the tour and the places we were brought to we’re very interesting and we really enjoyed the tour to that effectUnfortunately the tour guide was more invested in the people at the front of the bus and did not engage so well with the people at the back of the bus. It felt like the people in front had their own personal guide and we had to strain to hear responses to their personal questions when we were all interested in knowing the answers

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Patricia K

Dreadful disorganised took 8 hrs instead of 4 hrs
Missed out on other trips due to such poorly run company


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Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Overview:

Experience the historical sites and vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai on this comprehensive sightseeing tour of the city. See Dubai's famous landmarks such as the sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab hotel and beautiful Jumeirah Mosque, and learn interesting details about each attraction from a local guide. Take in views of the city's most picturesque palaces and residential areas, and venture into Bastakiya, Dubai's inspiring old quarter. Cross Dubai Creek by 'abra' (water taxi) and visit the Spice Souq. The tour also includes free time to shop in the glistening Deira Gold Souq!

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$27.16

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