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Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Highlights
  • See the highlights of Old and New Dubai on a half-day tour
  • Hop between sights with ease and hear their history from a guide
  • Visit Deira’s souks, see the Burj Al Arab, and sail across Dubai Creek
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Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
From US$27.16
US$33.80 Save US$6.64
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Dubai PM Tour Most Popular
Dubai Afternoon Half day Tour are conducted daily, between 1pm and 2.30pm.
US$27.16
Dubai AM Tour
Dubai Morning Half day Tours are conducted only on Mondays, Wednesday & Saturdays, between 8am and 8.30am.
US$27.16
Overview
Sightseeing in Dubai can be challenging, with different transport systems and often high temperatures to negotiate. Check off the sites smoothly and comfortably on this half-day tour. View must-sees, such as the Burj Al Arab and Al Bastakiya, cross Dubai Creek by abra boat, and scour the Spice Souk and Gold Souk, all while uncovering the city’s history. A choice of time slots and hotel transfers add extra convenience.
What to Expect
Book your preferred departure and leave your central Dubai hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. As you travel, hear interesting snippets on Dubai’s history and culture from your guide.

Hop out at Jumeirah Beach for photos of the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab and drive by the upscale villas and palatial hotels of the Jumeirah neighborhood.

Head into Old Dubai and take in Al Bastakiya (Al Fahidi), home to restored mudbrick courtyards and wind tower houses, and learn how they were originally built by Persian traders in the late 1800s. Admire Al Fahidi Fort, Dubai’s oldest building and home to Dubai Museum.

Cross Dubai Creek aboard an abra (traditional boat) and take a guided stroll around the spice, sweet, and herb stalls of Deira’s aromatic Spice Souk. Then, continue to the Gold Souk for free time to shop at the gold, silver, and jewelry stores.

Your tour concludes with a hotel drop-off.
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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Very interesting

This half day sightseeing tour is worth doing & we were impressed that the company picked us up at our hotel and returned us there which was superb.

Thank Pamela939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Half day tour - excellent.

Romina out tour guide was fantastic. Such a wealth of knowledge on the country, history and culture. Picked up on time, plenty of time to spend at each of the places, and the driver was excellent. Provided water regularly and Romina gave us plenty of...More

2  Thank Barbara H
OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Barbara H, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about your excursion you joined with us. It was a pleasure to read that you had an enjoyable excursion. We are glad to know that we were able to show you a glimpse of history...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Don't expect too much

Viator had this tour on sale and I'm glad we did not pay more. After the guide made several hotel pickups, we then proceeded to the area near the Burj Al-Arab (sail-shaped hotel) where we thought we would stop and get out onto the beach...More

14  Thank goingmyway4429
OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear goingmyway4429, Greetings from ORIENT TOURS! Thank you for your feedback which will help us in our endeavour to constantly improve our services. We shall forward your feedback to the concerned departments so that they can take the necessary measures to ensure we provide the...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Quick Trip for Visitors

Our tour guide Challim was very friendly, professional and courteous throughout the pm tour. We were picked up in a timely manner and brought to the rest of the group quickly to begin the tour. I enjoyed visiting the smaller mosque and the Dubai museum...More

1  Thank NikkyKay
OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear NikkyKay, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about your excursion you recently joined with us. It was a pleasure having you with us and we are glad to read that you enjoyed your tour. Chamil is one of our most experienced tour guides...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Big Bus Tour

This 24 hour hop on hop off tour I can thoroughly recommend as a convenient way of establishing the geography of the city. There are 3 routes covering the city, the beaches and the marinas. There is a trip along the Dubai Creek included in...More

1  Thank Keith T
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