Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
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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!
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates , United Arab Emirates
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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out of 5

Carolin P

How the Tour was sold and what we've got was an entire disaster.
I would recommend to go by yourself either by cab or metro.

There was no communication at all - it was bad

The guide was talking about politics a lot - I personally don't think that there is need for that on a tourist bus tour.

This review is the subjective opinion of the person who shared it and not necessarily of Bucketlist City

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what to expect

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.

inclusions and exclusions

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from select central Dubai hotels
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or minivan (depending on group size)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Anantara Qasr al Sarab, Anantara Desert Islands, Tilal Liwa Hotel and Liwa Hotel
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • 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.
cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.