Half Day Sharjah Cultural Sightseeing

While on Dubai tours, visit the world-renowned Sharjah, the cultural capital of the region. This beautiful place is surrounded by historical monuments and mosques. Known as the ‘Pearl of the Gulf’, Sharjah will give you an opportunity to experience the heritage of the United Arab Emirates. Our Sharjah cultural tour is designed to bring out the flavours of Sharjah stories. Explore Sharjah in this exciting and affordable half-day tour from Dubai city and have a grand time. 

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Last Updated: 23rd Oct 2021
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Half Day Sharjah Cultural Sightseeing Highlights

  • Begin the Sharjah heritage tours from the picturesque Buhairah Corniche
  • Beautiful photo-ops on road at the Al Noor mosque
  • Visit the magnificent King Faisal mosque along with the Sharjah fort, known as Al Hisn Sharjah
  • Collect authentic souvenirs of the Gulf region at the Souq Al Arsah
  • Walk around Sharjah Heritage Museum and know about the history and traditions of cultural Sharjah

What to Expect

Discover the city that's dubbed the 'Pearl of the Gulf' on this tour from Dubai to Sharjah, the third-largest city in the United Arab Emirates. Noteworthy sights and attractions are just waiting to be explored in this nearby city, including Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn Sharjah) and the impressive Faisal Mosque. Visit the Sharjah Heritage Museum for a look at Arab history, religion, and culture, and pick up some Middle Eastern souvenirs at Souq Al Arsah.

Sharjah representing a land with architectural heritage and cultural wealth.

Unique spots which showcase cultural treasures of the city.

Activity Information

Confirmation

  • A confirmation email will be sent to you once the booking is done.
  • Make sure to check your Spam folder if you haven't received an email from us. You can also notify us via email.

Insider Tips

  1. The sightseeing tour of Sharjah city from Dubai or Abu Dhabi is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the UAE. Get a fresh look at the cultural Sharjah city in these cultural tours.
  2. The Souk Al Arsha is the oldest marketplace in the United Arab Emirates where the bedouins used to come to sell various commodities. It is a great tourist attraction and it is included in this Sharjah cultural tour.
  3. You can visit the King Faisal Mosque in this tour. This mosque is one of the largest mosques of the region and it has a great historical value.
  4. While in Sharjah, you must also pay a visit to the famous Al Majaz waterfront or the vibrant Sharjah Aquarium and the Sharjah Museum. The trip to the museum is included in this tour as well as Sharjah heritage tours. But for a more elaborate understanding of the city, opt for the Sharjah city sightseeing tours from TicketsToDo.
  5. If you want to get the best vibes of the Middle East, check out the half-day or full-day Dubai city tourBurj Khalifa trips, Marina Dhow Cruise ship, and other trips from TicketsToDo.

Know Before You Go

NOTES FOR THE TOURS

VEHICLES

All the buses are air-conditioned and equipped with a microphone.

4x4 Jeeps used for off-road safaris are air-conditioned with a maximum capacity of 7 passengers plus driver. Drivers are all qualified off-road professionals, first-aid trained and they carry mobile phones. All vehicles are equipped with seat-belts and passengers are requested to wear seat-belts at all times.

TOUR GUIDES

All sightseeing tours are conducted by well trained, experienced Tour guides.

SAFARIS

Our safaris involve off-road driving across sand dunes as well as off-road tracks in mountain areas. As the drive can be rough in certain given rugged areas we are unable to accept any pregnant women, persons with heart ailments, and back or neck problems.

SEATING ARRANGEMENTS

Seats are not pre-allocated. Seating will depend on the order of picking up guests from different locations.

DRESS CODE

Lightweight summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised and photo-chromatic lenses for those who wear spectacles. Hats or some protection for the head are advisable when in direct sunlight.

  • The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear must be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops/malls, and villages.
  • Mosque visit & photo-stop dress code: Loose long trousers or long skirts & long sleeves to ankle/wrist. No shorts for men, no tight & transparent clothing. Women must cover their heads with a scarf hence we suggest bringing it along.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Normal tourist photography is acceptable, but it is considered offensive to photograph Arab women. It is also courteous to ask permission before photographing men. Photographs of government buildings, police, or military installations are not allowed.

If you are planning to visit Sharjah United Arab Emirates in recent times, please maintain the following safety guidelines in the lieu of Covid-19 situation.

  1. Temperature checks will be done in various places.
  2. Wearing a mask throughout the bus tour is a must.
  3. Maintain social distancing as much as possible. It is advised that you keep a distance of at least 2-3 meters from others.
  4. Sanitize your hands from time to time and at various stops as needed.
  5. Avoid standing closely in the ques and follow the markers on the ground.
  6. To avoid contact during booking, opt for the online tickets at TicketsToDo and enjoy a safe and contactless day tour.
  7. It is advised that you book the tickets beforehand as only a limited number of visitors are allowed at present.

How To Use

  • You can present either a printed copy or a mobile e-ticket for this activity.

Address

  • Emarat Atrium Building, 1st Floor - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

How To Get There

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You can reach Orient Tours by car, taxi or bus.

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