Dubai: Old Town Tour with Museums, Souks, and Boat Trip

54 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Walking tours Reseller exclusions Rentals Sightseeing Tours Theme Tours Cruises & boat tours Architecture tours History & heritage Boats & Yachts Medium-risk activities Brooklyn Walking Tours

Explore the highlights of Dubai's Old Town on a guided tour of its main museums, as well as the Grand, Gold, and Spice Souks. Enjoy a boat ride along the iconic Dubai Creek aboard a traditional Abra.


  • Step into the shoes of a local as you stroll around Dubai's historic districts
  • Experience the best of the Old Town, with admission to famous museums
  • Get a better understanding of Arabic culture and history, and life in Dubai
  • Cruise Dubai Creek aboard a traditional Abra and arrive at the Deira side
  • Visit popular markets, including the Gold Souk, Spice Souk, and Grand Souk


Become immersed in Dubai's culture and history on a comprehensive excursion to the majestic Old Town. Discover the Al Fahidi and Al Bastakiya areas, visit famous museums and markets, and navigate along Dubai Creek on a typical wooden boat. Meet your guide in the Al Seef heritage area, then move on to the Al Fahidi historical neighborhood, dating back to the 18th century. Explore the local Arabic houses and acquire knowledge of the history of the United Arab Emirates and Dubai. Up next, discover the Al Bastakiya historical area and continue to the markets of Bur Dubai, including the Grand Souk. Climb aboard a traditional Abra to cross over to the Deira side and stroll around the iconic Gold Souk and Spice Souk.


Tour guide Entry to museums Boat ride Water and Arabic coffee

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Dubai.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share your own Guide to Dubai with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Dubai is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Dubai

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Dubai