City tours

Dubai Historic Discovery

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Availability: Saturday, Monday and Wednesday
Duration: 6 hours
Language: English , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore the heritage area of Bastakiya
  • Learn about the rapid development of Dubai at Dubai Museum
  • Cross Dubai Creek by a traditional water taxi
  • Go to the Spice Market and Gold Souk
  • Discover the role of women in the United Arab Emirates, past and present, and visit the Women's Museum
  • Take photos of city icons, such as the Burj Al-Arab and Jumeirah Mosque
What to expect

Enjoy a unique half-day tour of Dubai, exploring its old neighbourhoods as well as the more traditional bazaars and souks.
Following a pick-up from your hotel, you'll experience a magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing through the heritage area of Bastakiya. See the charming wind-tower houses built by the wealthy merchants of old Dubai. Continue to Al Fahidi Fort, the city’s oldest building and now home to the Dubai Museum. See some of the city’s archives and exhibits that chronicle the development of the city.
Next, you'll climb aboard a traditional wooden abra water taxi and cross Dubai Creek to the Spice Market and Gold Souk.
Watch a private fashion show at the Treasure House, with free time after to examine the leather goods and exclusive jewellery. Continue to the Women’s Museum to learn about the role of women in the United Arab Emirates, past and present.
You'll then re-board your transfer vehicle and drive to Jumeirah Mosque for a photo opportunity outside one of Dubai’s most important landmarks. End with a drive past the ultra-luxury and ultra-contemporary Burj Al Arab to compare and contrast old and new, traditional and modern Dubai.

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What's included
  • Transfer
  • Abra (water taxi) ticket
  • Entrance to Dubai Museum
  • Entrance to the Women's Museum
What's not included
  • Food
Reduced price

Children (4-10): reduced

Where
Meeting point:

You will be picked up from your accommodation. The pick-up hours according to the places:

  • 8.00-8.15am: from Sports city
  • 8.00-8.30am: from Deira
  • 8.00-8.30am: from Ibn Battuta/Jebel Ali
  • 8.15-8.45am: from Bur Dubai
  • 8.15-8.45am: from SZR/Downtown
  • 8.30-9.00am: from Barsha/Tecom
  • 8.30-9.00am: from Palm Jumeirah
  • 8.45-9.15am: from JBR/Marina
  • IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.
When
  • Tour available on Saturday, Monday and Wednesday starting in the morning. Pick-up times: from 8:00 to 9:00
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Provider
Desert Gate Tourism
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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