Dubai Traditional City Tour from Dubai

Overview

Explore old Dubai and the lively new metropolis on a half-day guided tour. Begin in the old town and visit the Museum and Al Fahidi Fort. Cross Dubai Creek by abra to the Gold and Spice souks. Stop for photos of the Burj Al Arab Hotel.

Highlights

  • Dubai Creek & Basktakiya Area
  • Old town district & Al Fahidi ancient fortress, Gold souk Dubai.
  • Grand Mosque Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab photostop.
  • Visit Dubai Museum Included.
  • Ride an Abras Boat included.
  • Take a walk through the Gold Souk and Spice Souk
  • Wifi on Bus & Multilingual tour

Please Note

  • TOUR DEPARTURE TIME: Tour Starts @ 09:00hrs, but pick up is 30-60 minutes before.
  • DURATION : approximately 4 hours
  • LANGUAGES: Live Guide in English and, Audio guiding in SPANISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH, CHINESE, JAPANESE, RUSSIAN or KOREAN.

Restrictions

Please note that some of the attractions may be closed during this tour due to the COVID-19 restrictions still in place. Dubai Museum is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 regulations. Any inconvenience caused is deeply regretted.

Itinerary

Day 01 :
Itinerary

Tour start: Our tour will start at 09.00 Hrs, but pick up is 30-60 minutes before.

Pick up: Gray Line will pick up its customers in most of the major hotels in DUBAI and SHARJAH. The pickup time varies between 1 hour to 30 minutes before the start of the tour at the Gray Line terminal ( Dubai Internet city Metro). We will confirm with you one day earlier at a precise time by email.

Drop off: After the tour, our vehicle will drop off the passengers at Emirates mall, Dubai Mall, Burjuman-Bur Dubai & Deira City Center

Hop onto one of our luxurious Grayline tour busses for the ultimate Dubai experience, where you will have a chance to discover all that this vibrant metropolis has to offer. Immerse yourselves in this enriching excursion and learn about how a modest fishing village at the Dubai Creek was transformed into a city hub of beautiful skylines and rich culture, through a guided tour with different stops that make up the city’s evolution throughout time. The traditional tour will start with the discovery of the Jumairah area , and the famous Burj Al Arab , a stop at an art center, we will also cross the new Canal , then a visit or stop for a snapshot of the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah that dates back to the Fatimid rule . We will continue to the historic district of Bastakyia, the magical old town which houses the Dubai Museum, located in the ancient fortress of Al-fahidi, which dates back 200 years. A visit to the Museum of Dubai is a included on your own .Next, you will have a chance to cross the creek by boat in authentic “Abras,” enjoying the spectacular cityscape while heading towards the District of Deira, which is home to Dubai’s biggest spice and gold souks. Here, why not splurge on a golden souvenir, sample exotic spices. The tour will continue with the discovery of the discovery of the Zaabeel area and the rulers of DUBAI palaces before ending at the famous iconic Burj Khalifa and Dubai mall .Looking for a more modern take of Dubai? Perhaps opt for a selfie in front of the famous Burj Khalifa and then may be continue the tour with us in the afternoon for the DUBAI modern tour if you wish.

Pricing conditions

  • All our prices are per person unless otherwise specified

Important Info

  • The stop at the Jumairah Mosque does not include a guided entrance to the Mosque, but should guests want to enter, the Mosque is only open on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, and & Thursdays from 08h45 till 09h45 AM only. On Mondays & Wednesdays from 09h00 to 10h00 AM and from 10h15 to 11h15 AM. The mosque is closed on Fridays. Ladies visiting the Mosque are required to cover their heads with a scarf and do not wear shorts, beachwear, or sleeveless outfits as they are to be fully covered. Men visiting the Mosque should wear long trousers.
  • Our tour operates every day including Friday, but on Friday the National Museum of Dubai is closed in the morning, and guests will not be able to visit it. ( no refund will be given for that )

Pickup and Drop Off Conditions

  • Our dispatch is done daily, and depending on the different pickups we have to do and the routings, our operation department will pick you up between 30 mn to 60 mn from tour departure time.
  • The vehicle would arrive at any time in between the said timings unless due to any unavoidable circumstances such as traffic conditions, mishap, or in case of any other delay
  • The vehicle would wait at a maximum of 5 minutes for the guest so that the other guests at the next pick up location are not delayed
  • We encourage you to give us the local contact, email, or mobile as our customer service duty is to reconfirm and give accurate information.
  • All our morning tours depart at the Gray Line terminal on DUBAI INTERNET CITY metro station.
  • Clients that booked less than 12h a tour, will not be provided PICK up but can join the tours at the departure point
  • For clients in SHARJAH, JEBEL ALI, or AJMAN hotels: we charge a supplement of 15$ pp for pick up.

LOCAL CUSTOMS and General CONDITIONS

  • Smoking is prohibited in all our vehicles
  • Before Photographing any local residents, kindly ask their permission
  • Photographing local ladies is not permitted
  • Schedules are likely to change during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Please contact our representative for updates.
  • Ladies visiting the Mosque are required to cover their head with scarf and do not wear shorts, beachwear or sleeveless outfits as they are to be fully covered
  • Men visiting the Mosque should wear long trousers

  • TOUR INCLUDES: Pick up from your hotel, licensed English guide, entrance fees at Dubai Museum, crossing the Creek in Abras, and Multiple audio systems allowing guests to listen for commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian or Korean, WIFI on the bus.
  • POINTS OF INTEREST: Dubai Creek & Basktakiya Area, Old town district & Al Fahidi ancient fortress, Gold souk Dubai, Grand Mosque Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab photo stop, visit Dubai Museum, and ride on the traditional ABRA boat.
  • PICKUP TIME: 30 – 60 Minutes before departure time, please coordinate with us with your local contact, so we contact you with accurate pickup details and time.
  • PICKUP PLACE: Your Hotel or Dubai Internet city Metro
  • DROP OFF TIME & PLACE: Dubai Mall.
  • Personal expenses
  • Food and Drinks

Dubai Blackout Dates

FIFA : 15 NOV 2022 — 20 DEC 2022
NEW YEAR (26 DEC 22 — 02 JAN 23)
ARAB HEALTH 2023 : (29 JAN 23 — 03 FEB 23)
GULF FOOD 2023 : ( 20 FEB 23 — 24 FEB 23)
EID AL FITR 2023 : (20 APR 23 — 24 APR 23)
EID AL ADHA 2023 ( 27 JUN 23 — 01 JUL 23

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