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Heritage Tour of Old Dubai – Step Back in Time

4 Hours

Overview

This trip package offers a tour of the Old Dubai area, taking you through some of the most iconic and historic sites in the city. The tour includes stops at Dubai Creek, Bastakia, Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi District, Old Souk, Gold Souk, Spice Souk, Heritage Village, and Shindaga Area.

Along the way, you’ll enjoy photo stops and an Abra ride. The duration of the tour is not specified, and the cost and availability of the package may vary depending on the provider. Participants of all ages and physical abilities can join the tour, and no meals or refreshments are included. It is advisable to check the cancellation policy with the provider.

Highlights

  • Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Old Dubai and explore its historic landmarks
  • Marvel at the stunning views of Dubai Creek during a photo stop
  • Immerse yourself in the traditional Emirati culture and architecture of Bastakia
  • Learn about the city's past at the Dubai Museum, housed in the oldest existing building in Dubai
  • Take an Abra ride, a traditional water taxi, across the Dubai Creek
  • Old Souk and Spice Souk, where you can shop for unique souvenirs and spices
  • Admire the glittering gold jewelry at the Gold Souk, one of the largest gold markets in the world
  • Visit the Heritage Village to learn about traditional Emirati crafts and culture
  • Explore the Shindaga Area, which served as the residence of the ruling family in Dubai in the early 20th century

Itinerary

πŸš— Pick up from any location in Dubai or Sharjah
πŸ“ Drive to Dubai Creek for a 20-minute photo stop
πŸ“ Continue to Bastakia for a 20-minute photo stop
πŸ›οΈ Visit Dubai Museum for 30 minutes (ticket included)
πŸ“ Head to Al Fahidi District for a 20-minute photo stop
πŸ›οΈ Visit the Old Souk for a 20-minute photo stop
🚀 Take an Abra ride across Dubai Creek (ticket included)
πŸ’ Visit the Gold Souk for a 20-minute photo stop
🌢️ Visit the Spice Souk for a 20-minute photo stop
πŸ›οΈ Visit the Heritage Village for a 20-minute photo stop
πŸŒ‡ Explore the Shindaga Area for a 20-minute photo stop
πŸš— Drop off at your location

Cost

The Cost Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off from Dubai/Sharjah
  • Dubai Museum admission ticket
  • Abra ride ticket
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Bottled water provided
  • All entrance fees and taxes included

The Cost Excludes

  • Gratuities/tipping (recommended but not mandatory)
  • Entry fees for optional attractions not included
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, shopping, and additional activities)
  • Food and beverages (unless specified)
  • Other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions

FAQs

What is the duration of the tour?

The tour duration is approximately 4 hours.

What is included in the tour cost?

The tour cost includes hotel pickup and drop-off, transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, an English-speaking tour guide, and admission to Dubai Museum.

What is the dress code for the Jumeirah Mosque visit?

Visitors are required to dress modestly and conservatively. Women are required to wear long pants or skirts and cover their arms and head with a scarf. Men should wear long pants and cover their shoulders.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the tour is wheelchair accessible. Please inform the tour operator at the time of booking if you require a wheelchair.

Are meals included in the tour cost?

No, meals are not included in the tour cost. However, there are plenty of opportunities to purchase snacks and drinks along the way.

Are photography and videography allowed during the tour?

Yes, photography and videography are allowed during the tour, except for inside the Jumeirah Mosque.

Is tipping mandatory for the tour guide and driver?

No, tipping is not mandatory, but it is recommended if you enjoyed the tour and found the guide and driver to be helpful and informative.

Is there a minimum age requirement for the tour?

No, there is no minimum age requirement for the tour. However, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Heritage Tour of Old Dubai – Step Back in Time
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/ Adults
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/ Kids
From $70 $50
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Trip Information

  • Comfortable and Air-conditioned SUVs
  • Dubai City
  • Sightseeing Tour
  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Arabic, English, Hindi, Pashto
  • Storytelling, Visual Aids, and Interactive Activities
  • Self-Funded Meals
  • Wheelchair and Child Seat Availability
  • Free Wifi Included
  • Paypal, Credit Card, Bank Transfer, Pay Later

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