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Traditional Dubai City Tour

Get a glimpse of the city's history. This half-day tour offers attractions and hit several of Dubai's neighborhoods including the luxurious Zabeel area, Dubai Creek, Ruler's Palace, the Al Fahidi Fort, and Dubai Museum. You'll also get to ride the traditional water taxi called an Abra, and observe the traditional way of trading at the Gold Souk and the Spice Souk. This tour includes something to make everyone happy—a brief look into everyday life in Dubai, history, culture, and some lighthearted shopping.

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Last Updated: 1 April 2020

  • Free Cancellation - 24 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 4 Hours (Approx)
  • English/German/Italian/French/Spanish/Portuguese/Japanese

NOTE: We at TicketsToDo value our customers safety and health security. In line with the preventive measures mandated by the Department of Economic Development, all of the major attractions and tours across the UAE will be temporarily inoperable from 15 March 2020 till the end of month or such time until situation will be re-evaluated.


  • The tour starts with pick-up from your hotel
  • Driving along the 'Beach Road' we stop for a photo outside the Jumeirah Mosque
  • Pass by Zabeel Palace
  • Take an easy walk through Al Fahidi to see the famous wind-tower architecture and cobbled streets
  • Visit the Dubai Museum
  • Take a traditional Abra (water taxi) crossing over Dubai Creek to the Deira side.
  • Follow our entertaining guide through the famous Spice and Gold Souks of Dubai
  • The tour ends after some leisure time in the souk, with hotel drop-off

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What To Expect

Whoever said that Dubai is just about the glitz and glam have never been to the real heart of Dubai. During this tour of Dubai you will see the real soulful Dubai with its rich history and tradition.

Get picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned and modern coach where our multi-lingual guide will take you on a trip from modern Dubai to the older authentic Dubai.

Driving along 'the Jumeirah Beach Road' you head to the iconic Jumeirah Mosque for a photo-stop.
We continue to the working Zabeel Palace for a photo-stop and onward to the traditional side of Dubai. Visiting the old Dubai, we stroll through Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood known for its wind-tower architecture, followed by visiting the Dubai Museum.
To cross the Dubai Creek we take a traditional abra (water taxi), you then follow our entertaining guide through the Spice and Gold Souks.

After a fun evening haggling in the souks you will then be dropped off at your hotel.

What to expect

Hit several Dubai neighborhoods

What to expect

Dubai museum is presenting the traditional way of life in the Emirate of Dubai

What to expect

Ride in a traditional water taxi called an abra

What to expect

Witness traditional trading at the Spice Souk.

Activity Information


  • A confirmation email will be sent to you with the exact pick-up time from your stated hotel once the booking is done
  • Make sure to check your Spam folder if you haven't receive any email from us. You can also notify us via email.

Additional Information:

Please ensure that you are at the lobby of your stated hotel at least 15 mins prior to your pick up time.


NOTE: Please choose the appropriate day that will match your language preference

  • ENGLISH & GERMAN : Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • ITALIAN & FRENCH : Sunday, Wednesday, Friday
  • PORTUGUESE & SPANISH: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
  • JAPANESE : Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Know Before You Go:

  • Modest dress code and comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • The tour is not available on Fridays during month of Ramadan
  • Aged 12 years and above are already considered adult
  • Children aging from 2-11 years will be charge child rate

How To Use:

  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity

Hotel Pick Up Information:

  • Emirates Holidays Building, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai


  • Emirates Holidays Building, Sheikh Zayed Road P.O Box 7631 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

How To Get There:

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  • Pick up is included from all hotels located in Dubai city center

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