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Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Discover the best of Dubai on a half-day Dubai sightseeing tour with an expert guide. Traveling by comfortable coach or minivan, take in Dubai’s top landmarks as you absorb the cosmopolitan atmosphere. Snap photos of the Burj Al-Arab, the sail-shaped hotel on its own artificial island; venture into the traditional Al Bastakiya district, ride an ‘abra’ water taxi across Dubai Creek, and much more. Sign off with a visit to the Deira Spice Souk and free time to explore the brilliant Gold Souk. Dubai sightseeing at its easiest and best!
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Dubai City Highlights Half-Day Tour

Short on time in Dubai or just fancy ticking through the city’s highlights? If so, this half-day tour is perfect. Ride an ‘abra’ boat on Dubai Creek, explore the Gold and Spice Souks, and admire the Atlantis, the Palm, Jumeirah Mosque, and the Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifah. Plus, ask about an optional visit to the Burj Khalifah’s 124th-floor observatory. Air-conditioned transport and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Dubai Fairyland Sights: Miracle Gardens, The Butterfly Garden and Global Village

See three of Dubai's most magical attractions on this fairyland tour. Visit the Miracle Gardens and see more than 45 million flowers in bloom year-round. From traditional flowerbeds to topiary-style displays, this destination is a mecca for nature. You'll also stop at the Butterfly Garden where hundreds of winged creatures soar through the skies. This memorable tour concludes with a visit to the Global Village, a popular entertainment and shopping destination that highlights cultures and traditions from around the world.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Dubai Half-Day City Tour with Burj Khalifa Ticket

Discover the highlights of Dubai on a half-day tour with an informative local guide. Glimpse the history of Dubai at the Dubai Museum, which is located in the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort. Then take a water taxi to Deira to see traditional gold and spice shops. Stop for photos of the iconic Burj Al-Arab, the super-luxe hotel on the Arabian Gulf, then see the artificial islands of the Palm Jumeirah. Finally, head up to the observation deck at Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Miracle Garden and Global Village Dubai

Enjoy a double fix of fun on an afternoon and evening trip to the Global Village and Miracle Garden in Dubai. Visit the Miracle Garden to wander around the spectacular floral displays at leisure, admiring pyramids, houses, and heart sculptures created from 45 million blooms. After an hour here, continue on to the Global Village, Dubai’s vast entertainment and cultural park. Experience the attractions independently, enjoying thrilling funfair rides, street performances, and shows. Sample different cultures and cuisines at the global pavilions. Tickets to both attractions and round-trip transfers included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Dubai Sightseeing Tour including At the Top Burj Khalifa and Buffet Dinner

Doing your own tour of modern Dubai usually means using cabs and metro trains, and arranging tickets yourself. Avoid the effort and add dinner and a Burj Khalifa visit with this tour. Ride an ‘abra’ boat off Dubai Marina, see the Atlantis hotel, dine at the Armani Hotel overlooking Dubai Fountain, and admire the views from the Burj’s At The Top observatory. Return hotel transfers, dinner, cruise, and admissions included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Miracle Garden

See another side of Dubai, different from the skyscrapers and bustling shopping centers. The Miracle Garden is the world’s largest flower garden, with about 50 million blooms on 780 000 square feet (72 000 square meters) of land. The flowers have been crafted into interesting shapes and displays to delight all ages. Visit the nine domes of the Butterfly House while you are there, with thousands of butterflies to spot.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Dubai City Half Day Tour

Discover the main attractions of Dubai on this half-day guided tour of the city. First, wander through the Gold Souk, then take a traditional Abra boat ride across the Dubai Creek. Following that, stop at the Jumeirah Mosque before driving through the man-made Palm Island to the Atlantis the Palm hotel.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Sharjah City Sightseeing Tour - The Pearl of the Gulf

Explore Sharjah city, the capital of Dubai’s neighboring emirate of Sharjah, on this 4.5-hour tour from Dubai. Sharjah is sometimes called the ‘Pearl of the Gulf,’ and boasts a beautifully restored Old Town of heritage areas, museums and souks. Visit premier sights such as Sharjah Fort, originally built in 1820; see the grandiose King Faisal Mosque; and learn about local life through the ages at the Sharjah Heritage Museum. Lastly, scout out traditional handicrafts and other goodies at two colorful Sharjah markets —the Souq Al Arsah and Souq Al Markazi.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Dubai Museum Gold Souk and Water Taxi

Explore Dubai’s old neighborhoods, including its traditional bazaars and souks, on this unique 4-hour tour. Visit the small Bastakiya quarter, full of merchant houses, art galleries, cafés and boutique hotels. Discover the Dubai Museum, located in the oldest existing building in Dubai. Then take a water taxi across Dubai Creek to the Spice Market and Gold Souk. Visit the Women’s Museum, watch a private fashion show, take pictures outside Jumeirah Mosque and drive by the luxurious Burj Al Arab hotel. Entrance fees plus a hotel or port pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Sharjah Mleiha Desert Half-Day Tour

Enjoy a desert trip focused on history and nature—rather than camel rides and Bedouin-style camps—on a half-day private tour from the Mleiha Archaeological Centre in Sharjah's desert. See prehistoric artifacts, view the remnants of an early desert fort and Stone Age tombs, look for fossils, and drive across huge dunes to see the rock formations known as Camel Rock and Fossil Rock. Includes entrance fees, guide, air-conditioned transport, and choice of departure times.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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90-Minute Small-Group Yas Marina Circuit Tour

While visiting Abu Dhabi, take a behind-the-scenes tour at the Yas Marina Circuit to see highlights of one of the world’s most advanced Formula 1 racetracks. Your 1.5-hour tour includes visits to the race control room, the pit, the media center, and the exclusive Paddock Club. Choose either the morning or afternoon tour, then explore the island further on your own.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Burj Khalifa Sunset Ticket 148th Floor including Adventure Dinner Safari

Witness sunset views from the Burj Khalifa’s highest observatory and enjoy a desert adventure, including dinner, the next day. This combination tour gives you a ticket for sunset entrance to the Burj Khalifa’s 148th-floor ‘At The Top SKY’ level, the world’s highest outdoor observatory. Ogle the bird’s-eye views of Dubai at sundown, and learn about the landmarks via interactive displays and telescopes. The next evening, leave the city by 4x4 Land Cruiser and enjoy a dune bash, sand boarding, delicious barbecue dinner and more in the heart of the desert.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Dubai Shore Excursion: Private City Highlights Tour

While you’re in port in Dubai, check out the city’s dazzling highlights on a memorable 4.5-hour private tour. Traveling between the sights in a private, air-conditioned minivan, and with personalized commentary from your private guide, take in top Dubai attractions such as Jumeirah Mosque, the Burj Al-Arab hotel and the old Al Bastakiya neighborhood, with its traditional wind-tower houses. Visit Dubai Museum to chart the city’s incredible history and ride an ‘abra’ water taxi across Dubai Creek to explore the aromatic Spice Souk and shop at the glittering Gold Souk.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Sharjah Arts Heritage and Culture Tour

Experience the different strands of Sharjah’s arts and cultural heritage on this 5-hour city tour. With a knowledgeable guide, start by exploring the city’s historical heart on foot. Stroll through the Souk Al Arsa, once a hub for camel-trading Bedouins; learn about Emirati life at the Heritage Museum; and delve into Sharjah’s seafaring past and marine life at the Maritime Museum and Aquarium. Enjoy photo stops at must-sees like Grand King Faisal Mosque, and later, switch your sights to wildlife at Sharjah’s Wildlife Centre and other natural history hotspots.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Dubai City Tour in Small Group

Experience Dubai’s headline attractions on a 4-hour sightseeing tour by air-conditioned coach. Traveling with a guide, learn local tales and trivia about this cosmopolitan city as you explore. Head into Dubai Museum to learn about the emirate’s past, and stroll around the stalls of the Spice and Gold Souks. Finish with photo stops at the gleaming Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, and more. Numbers are limited to 12 people for a more personalized experience, and round-trip transportation from your hotel is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Dubai with Water Taxi Ride

Soak up Dubai’s famous sights and everyday scenes on this comprehensive 4-hour city sightseeing tour. As you walk and travel between the sites, hear revealing facts and history about the city from an informative guide, and punctuate your tour with a memorable cruise across Dubai Creek on a traditional ‘abra’ water taxi. Get free time to shop for goodies and gifts at Deira’s Gold and Spice Souks, step back into the city’s past at Dubai Museum, and enjoy photo stops at Jumeirah Mosque and the glamorous Burj Al Arab.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Fujairah and East Coast Tour

Swap Dubai’s skyscrapers for the scenery of the UAE east coast on this day trip. After Dubai hotel pickup, journey through the Hajar Mountains to the emirate and town of Fujairah on the Gulf of Oman coast.  Admire the highlights of Fujairah, take in Fujairah Museum, Heritage Village, and Fujairah Fort, and visit the historical Al Badiyah Mosque and a handicrafts market. Includes a beachside hotel buffet lunch, entrance fees, plus hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Dubai afternoon Desert Safari (Kids friendly )

Tour Brief: Dubai Desert � Camel Ride � Belly Dance Show � BBQ Dinner • Pickup Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm • Duration: 5 - 6:00 Hrs
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Abu Dhabi Shore Excursion: Private City Highlights Tour

When your cruise ship docks at Abu Dhabi, discover top city attractions with ease on this private 4.5-hour Abu Dhabi city highlights tour. Explore popular local landmarks including Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan Mosque with your private guide. Discover a recreated traditional Bedouin desert camp at the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, and learn of life here in days gone by. Visit the Zayed Centre, where Sheikh Zayed’s fascinating story is brought to life, then return to your ship in time for your onward travel.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Half-Day Dubai Butterfly Garden and Miracle Garden Tour

Combine visits to the Dubai Miracle Garden and the Dubai Butterfly Garden on this 4-hour afternoon tour. Learn about one of the largest butterfly parks in the world, and see the 3600-foot (1-km) flower wall during a guided visit. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation from your Dubai accommodations are included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Dubai Modern Development Tour

Some of the architecture in Dubai defies belief and on this 5-hour Dubai architecture tour, you get to see its most incredible landmarks up close. Traveling by coach or minivan with an expert guide sharing the story of each sight, marvel at architectural feats such as the sail-like Burj Al-Arab, Burj Khalifa, stunning Palm Jumeirah archipelago and more. Learn how Dubai turned from fishing village to space-age city, gain insight into how each building was constructed, and finish at the Dubai Fountain Show — another of the city’s iconic sights.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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