Dubai: Al Fahidi Walking Tour with Photoshoot and Abra Ride

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Explore the Al Fahidi district and find out more about Dubai’s past on a city tour. Soak up the charm of the city on foot, ride in an Abra water taxi, and pose for photos taken by a photographer.


  • Smell the tantalising aroma of different spices at the spice souk market
  • Find out more about the Emirati lifestyle at Al Khayma Heritage House
  • See Dubai Creek and discover the charming gold and spice souks nearby
  • Cross the Dubai Creek while riding in one of the traditional Abra water taxis
  • Explore some of Dubai's hotspots and the historic Al Fahidi district in particular


See the best of the historic Al Fahidi district on a walking tour as you learn about the culture and history of the UAE. Visit markets, museums, and charming neighborhoods, and take a ride in a traditional Abra water taxi. Meet your guide and begin by enjoying a welcome drink of Arabic tea/Coffee with dates at Al Khayma Heritage Restaurant in the Al Fahidi district. You can also try out luqaimat, ragag, and samosa. Tour a traditional house and learn about the history of the UAE. See a traditional Emirati bedroom, a tent replica located at the restaurant, arish palm front houses, and also the megastructures. After admiring the buildings in the Al Fahidi and Al Seef districts, head to the Middle East's largest coffee museum. Enjoy a live Arabic coffee-making session and learn about how coffee has become a crucial part of the UAE's culture. Stop by a Mosque and check out the distinctive architecture as you learn more about Islam. Then, hop on a traditional Abra water taxi for a quick creek tour. Admire the old trading ships and take some photographs to show friends and family. Visit the gold souk, the area where the majority of Dubai's jewelry stores are to be found. Then, discover the spice souk, where there are all manner of aromatic spices, herbs, nuts, oil, saffron, and other things to excite the senses.


Local guide Professional photographer Abra water taxi ride Al Khayma Heritage House visit Arabic tea/coffee with dates Coffee Museum visit Bottle of water

Important Information

  • This tour is not available during the month of Ramadan as restaurants will not be open The venues mentioned in the itinerary may close unexpectedly for special events. Their availability is not guaranteed This tour is not available on Friday and Saturday You must have a working phone so that you can be contacted easily

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