Insider Dubai City Tour

Insider Dubai City Tour

Starts in: Dubai Available: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
8 hour tour
English, Spanish and Portuguese
$119per person
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Insider Dubai City Tour Highlights


Discover the mystery of the decadent gold and spice souk


Tour the expansive Dubai Museum's marvelous exhibits


Stroll the bustling alleys of Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Why we chose this tour

Our Insider Dubai City Tour is limited to only 15 travelers, giving you a more personalized experience as you learn about the history of this modern marvel and explore many of its incredible highlights from historic ancient forts to cutting-edge skyscrapers. You'll visit the world's tallest building and largest shopping mall, wander glittering avenues that trail around the Arabian Gulf and discover man-made marvels that will take your breath away. This tour is available every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and leaves with guaranteed departures.

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Insider Dubai City Tour Itinerary

8:30 - Pickup from Dubai
  • You will be picked up from your hotel in central Dubai.
Guided Tour of Dubai
  • Start your exploration of this former fishing village by meeting your guide in your hotel lobby and then making your way to Al Bastakiya, or the Al Fahidi historical district.
  • Dive into the history of this area and visit the Al Fahidi Fort, a monument from the 1700s that is the city's oldest functioning building, and now the Dubai Museum that details the history and culture of the region.
  • Hop on an abra, a traditional water taxi, and cross the saltwater Dubai Creek for a visit to the famous gold and spices souk, a must-see in the heart of Old Dubai.
  • This market is famous for the quality and purity of the gold sold here, as well as the stunning array of spices that can be found in its many stalls.
  • Explore the present with a tour of the Dubai Marina, the largest man-made harbor in the entire world and now a popular spot for both locals and visitors to spend their free time at some of the 300 retailers that dot the surrounding skyscrapers.
  • Be sure to take some stunning photos along the Marina Walk before heading to Bluewater Island, a lifestyle destination that's family-friendly and home to the world's largest Ferris wheel.
  • Continue to Palm Jumeirah, an artificial archipelago shaped like a palm tree that houses some of Dubai's most iconic residential complexes and hotels, including the Atlantis The Palm Hotel.
  • Drive over to Jumeirah Beach for the best views of Burj Al Arab, the sail-shaped hotel that's a world-famous architectural masterpiece, and then continue to Madinat Jumeirah, a city within a city.
  • Sitting directly on the Arabian Gulf, this new area recreates the splendor of ancient Arabia through a number of attractions, including the Souk al Madinat, a recreation of a historic market.
  • When the tour finishes, you can stay here to explore or return to your hotel.
19:00 - Drop off at Dubai
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
NB - all timings on Insider Dubai City Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation to and from your hotel
Fully guided tour
Lunch & drinks
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes & comfortable weather appropriate clothes
Sunglasses & sunscreen
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