Experience the historic sites and vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai on this comprehensive sightseeing tour of the city. See Dubai's famous landmarks like the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel and the beautiful Jumeirah Mosque, and learn interesting details about them from your local guide. Take in views of the city's most picturesque palaces and residential areas, and venture into Al Bastakiya, Dubai's inspiring old quarter. Cross the Dubai Creek by abra (water taxi) and visit the spice souk. You will also have free time to shop in the glistening gold souk!
- Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Enjoy pickup in from your centrally located Dubai hotel and relax in your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle on the way to your first Dubai city stop, the striking sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel. Located on the sands of Jumeirah Beach, on an artificial island, this luxury hotel is the fourth tallest in the world, at 1,053 feet (321 meters).
Stop for a photo opportunity, then continue with your guide along the shoreline to Jumeirah, one of Dubai's upmarket residential areas.
See the winding lanes that lead to hidden courtyards and the mud-brick homes topped by traditional wind towers, designed to catch cooling offshore breezes.
Next, visit Al Bastakiya’s old Al Fahidi Fort, home to the Dubai Museum, and take in views of the cannons, turrets and fortified walls. Then cross Dubai's central waterway, Dubai Creek, in a traditional water taxi called an abra – a must-do activity in Dubai!
On the Deira side of Dubai Creek, soak up the colors and perfumes of the spice souk. Then enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs or glimmering accessories in Dubai’s legendary gold souk before you return to your hotel.
Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
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Tour departs from centrally located Dubai hotels.
Pickup available from Port Rashid Dubai Cruise port, please allow at least 30 minutes from cruise arrival to disembark and meet the tour guide for your pickup
- Pickup time is between 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Returns to original departure point
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Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned coach or minivan
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Pickup and drop-off at the following Abu Dhabi hotels is not included: Anantara Qasr al Sarab, Anantara Desert Islands, Tilal Liwa Hotel, Liwa Hotel
Vehicles: Buses used for excursions are of the highest standard available. All buses are air-conditioned and equipped with a microphone.
4x4 vehicles used for the off-road safaris are air-conditioned with a maximum capacity of 6 passengers plus driver. All drivers are qualified off-road professionals, first-aid trained and carry cell phones. All vehicles are equipped with seat-belts and passengers are required to wear them at all times.
Dress Code: Lightweight summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised, and photo-chromatic lenses for those who wear spectacles. Hats or some protection for the head are advisable when in direct sunlight. The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear should be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops and villages.
Photography: Normal tourist photography is acceptable, but it is considered offensive to photograph Arab women. It is also courteous to ask permission before photographing men. Photographs of government buildings or military installations are not allowed.
Conditions: The tour operator reserves the right to cancel any part of this tour for reasons of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or similar.
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