Discover the heritage of Dubai on a 6-hour city tour that takes in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood and the Dubai Museum. You'll also board a traditional abra (boat) to cross the Dubai Creek, then visit the Spice Souk and Gold Souk to see a colorful array of spices and jewels.
Half-day tour of traditional Dubai
Stop for photo ops of Jumeirah Mosque and view the Zabeel district's opulent mansions owned by sheikhs
Visit the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the city’s oldest building
Take a traditional boat across the river to visit renowned old souks
Includes entrance fees, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off
After morning pickup at your Dubai hotel, travel by air-conditioned bus around Dubai with an informative guide.
Travel along Jumeirah Beach Road, passing the Burj Al Arab, and stop for a photo op at the Jumeirah Mosque. Continue past the opulent palaces in the Zabeel district, where many sheikhs own homes. Get photo ops at the ruler’s palace then head to the traditional center of Dubai near the creek.
See the cobbled streets and wind-tower architecture of the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood. Go inside the Al Fahidi Fort and see the Dubai Museum located inside, which features exhibits on daily life in the region before the discovery of oil. See models of historic Arab houses, mosques, date farms, souks, and desert and marine life. Learn about pearl diving, and view weights, scales, and sieves used by traditional pearl merchants.
Take an abra (water taxi) across the creek then witness traditional trading at famous old souks such as the Spice Souk and Gold Souk. Enjoy browsing the wares at the souk before your tour ends with return to your hotel in the early afternoon.