This fascinating tour catches the contrasts of modern Dubai with fast paced developments and the flair of trade on merchants markets.
As we drive along the many kilometres of Jumeirah Beach Road, you will get an insight of today’s wealth in vibrant Dubai when going past exclusive residential neighbourhoods with villas, mansions and palaces. On the way to the old centre of Dubai we will stop at the marvellous Jumeirah Mosque.
After a short break, we continue our journey to the Zabeel area, an impressive and illustrious part of Dubai, to see the palace of the ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed among many other majestic & opulent residences.
Next we reach the banks of the Creek, there is the opportunity to catch sight of the amazing skyline of Dubai and take photographs of a modern metropolis with its splendid architecture.
Just a few-minutes-drive away is the Al Fahidi Fort, a museum that records the city’s past as an important pearl diving and trading centre.
By Abra, a type of a water taxi, we reach the opposite bank of the Creek, a suburb called Deira to mix and mingle with merchants of all origins in bustling alleys within both the gold and the spice souk. You will experience an amazing contrast of just one city with shopping facilities like in the old times as well as in the modern world.
When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier to confirm the availability. Within 48 hours, once they confirm that your requested date/ticket is available we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any further information.
Tour available on daily excluding Fridays, however from the 1st September this tour is only available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Meeting Time: From 2pm - Please be at meeting point at least 15min before departure time.
Meeting Point: You will be pick up from your hotel or a close centrally located meeting point (Not from far off hotels like Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa).
Pick up times and drop off times are approximate and subject to change. Client will need to contact resort office at least 24hrs prior to departure to reconfirm.
Drop off Time: 7.30pm - 8pm.
Duration: approx. 4 HRS.
Additional Information: Tour not suitable for passengers with mobility problems.
Minimum of 2 passengers required.
Inclusions: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle, English-speaking guide, Mineral water and Entrance fees Dubai Museum.
Exclusions: Any Meal