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Dubai: Private Old Town, Heritage & Souks Walking Tour

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Uncover the little-known treasures of Dubai on this 2-hour walking tour of Old Dubai and its various souks (markets). You will walk with a premium guide through the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, encountering perfume, spices, and gold souks.

Highlights

  • Experience breath-taking views from the abra (a traditional boat), that will take you back in time
  • Learn of Dubai’s story from a desert-to-a-global destination city
  • Delve into the city’s heritage and explores what early life was like in this desert trading town

Description

Your tour will begin from the old Al Fahidi Courtyard Houses in the Bastakiya District. From there, you will get to walk through the Coffee Museum, coin, and Dubai Museum. You will then be guided through the textile souk to arrive at the Dubai Creek and Dhow for breath-taking views. Next, you will enjoy an Abra Ride across the Creek, which will involve a traditional boat taking you across to the Deira side of Dubai. Once there, you can explore the various souks (markets), such as the Spice Souk, and Gold Souk in the city. Whether you are looking for an inexpensive knickknack or a diamond necklace, you’re guaranteed to find something to suit you here. Later on, you will encounter the Al Shindaga Watchtower, one of the three watchtowers used to guard Dubai. Your tour includes all entrances to museums as well as your abra ride, and will conclude in the Al Ras district.

Includes

Guide Museum entrances Abra ride
Pickup and drop off

Important Information

  • This tour is suitable for children aged 7 and above

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