The Full-Day Dubai City Tour takes you across a captivating journey from the famous attractions to the architectural landmarks of Dubai. Soak in the contrasting nature of ‘Old’ Dubai with the metropolis Dubai as you criss-cross between iconic hotels, museums, Souks, etc. This tour is guaranteed to provide you with a whirlwind experience from the towering heights of skyscrapers to the shenanigans of markets and everything in between.
Make your way to Burjuman Metro Station and be picked up by a friendly tour guide. Embark on the journey through the vibrant neighbourhood of Al Bastakiya – home to the historical Al Fahidi Fort. Here is our Dubai Museum (ticket entry included) stop. The Dubai Museum allows getting a more fruitful discernment of the history of Dubai and its culture. The museum has various monuments including rare antiques such as pottery, weapons, tombs, and ancient local artefacts.
After an insightful exploration, the tour guide will venture you through the lively textile market to get you to the oldest part of Dubai: Deira. Here, you can board an Abra (water taxi), where you can enjoy taking snapshots of spectacular panoramic views of the city. This traditional way of transit is popular due to its quick way to access the areas surrounding Deira Creek.
After our Abra ride, walk through the colourful spice & gold market. Meander through the many spices’ stalls that fill the air with aromatic smells, before being taken to visit the Crossroads of Civilizations Museum. The tour includes visits to all the three museums within the compound displaying a rich personal collection of historical artefacts, rare manuscripts, and an old cloth of Kaaba (Qibla). The Museum caters for a vital understanding of cultural crossroads of global trade routes between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Our next stop will be at the Dubai Frame. The iconic landmark measures 150 meters high and 93 meters wide. The landmark has 48 floors, which provides spectacular panoramic views of old Dubai on one side and modern Dubai on the other side.
Make your way to Jumeirah Mosque – an architectural marvel inspired by the Fatimid-style of architecture. There is a short stop at Jumeirah Beach to sightsee the sail-shaped masterpiece hotel, the Burj Al Arab. The tour will then take you to the Palm Jumeirah, which features up-scale residential complexes overlooking the Persian Gulf sea. Moving onwards, the next stop will be outside Atlantis hotel to soak in more spectacular views of Palm Jumeirah.
Next stop will be at the Dubai Marina, wherein the sight of dazzling waterfront buildings and expensive yachts moored at the charming Marina is bound to leave you inspired. Its breath-taking canal, which spans across 3.5 kms, offers a perfectly picturesque backdrop for dining and entertainment facilities built on the seams of the elegant waterfront. Hop on a 1-hour informative Guided Marina Cruise providing background stories to the iconic landmarks while you enjoy live music from the comfort of your dhow.
Our next stop will be the Burj Khalifa. Located in the vicinity of the Dubai Mall, which boasts as one of the biggest shopping malls in the world, end this tour with spectacular views of the glittering Burj Khalifa and it’s fountain show.