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Dubai: Private Old Town, Heritage & Souks Walking Tour

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Uncover little-known treasures on a guided walking tour of Old Dubai and its various souks. Walk with a guide through the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, and pass by souks selling textiles, spices, and gold.


  • 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


Walk through the streets of Old Dubai and explore its vibrant souks on this guided tour of the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood. Your tour begins from the old Al Fahidi Courtyard Houses in the Bastakiya District. From there, walk through the Coffee Museum, coin, and Dubai Museum.  Then, be guided through the textile souk to arrive at the Dubai Creek and Dhow for breathtaking views. Enjoy an Abra Ride across the Creek, which involves a traditional boat taking you across to the Deira side of Dubai. Once there, explore the various souks (markets), such as the Spice Souk, and Gold Souk in the city.  Shop for a range of products from inexpensive knickknacks to diamond necklaces. Later on, encounter the Al Shindaga Watchtower, one of the 3 watchtowers used to guard Dubai.  Your tour includes all entrances to museums as well as your abra ride and finishes in the Al Ras district.


Guide Museum entrances Abra ride Souvenir gift

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