Guided tour

Dubai: Walking Tour with Souks, Museum & Street Food


Dubai: Walking Tour with Souks, Museum & Street Food

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Discover the sights and flavors of the oldest part of Dubai on this guided walking tour through the heart of the city. Learn the area's history, shop in traditional markets, and taste local foods.

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  • Explore the real city of old Dubai and discover famous museums and other sights
  • Vist the oldest souk, a spice souk, and the biggest gold souk in the world
  • Try special street food, including street food, Arabic coffee, and fresh juice
  • Hop aboard a traditional Abra boat and enjoy the sights from the water
  • Learn more about the history of UAE and feel free to ask your guide questions
Full description

Explore Dubai with a guide and learn more about the history and the impressive architecture of the old city. Visit Dubai Museum, pass the Coffee Museum, see the oldest mosque in Dubai, and try street food as you stroll through the typical souks.

Start in the bustling area of Al Seef and make your way to the Al Fahidi District to admire the oldest houses in Dubai. Learn more about the local currency with free access to the Coins Museum. Soak up knowledge about the Emirati lifestyle with a visit to Dubai Museum.

Pass by the Coffee Museum before going through the Arabian Tea House, a famous restaurant that provides local food. Admire Dubai's oldest mosque as your guide shares religious facts with you.

Spend free time at the Grand Souk to taste the street food, tea, and camel milk chocolate. Cross to another side of Dubai by traditional Abra to the Spice and the Gold Souk which is one of the largest markets in the world, where the tour will finish.

  • Dubai Museum entrance
  • Coins Museum entrance
  • Traditional Abra boat ride
  • Street food samples
  • Tea and juices
  • Camel milk chocolate

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at the Al Fahidi Marine transport station BUR DUBAI which is between Al Bastakiya district and Al Seef area. If traveling by metro, the closest station to Al Seef is Sharaf DG Metro on the green line. The meeting point will be a few minutes' walk from the metro station. If traveling by taxi, tell the taxi driver to take you to the Al Bastakiya Area (Heritage Site) in front of Al Fahidi marine transport station Bur Dubai that’s between Al Bastakiya district and the Al Seef area.

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    4.9 /5

    based on 152 reviews

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    We were soo fortunate to have Mahmoud Ahmed as our guide. He is such a wealth of knowledge and so enthusiastic about sharing the history of his, so rare to find, native Dubai. The tour started in the old city, went passed the souks where we tried the local delicacies, some time to shop around and then back at the souk. Highly recommend

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    June 30, 2022

    This was a very informative and cultural tour. If you want to learn about how Dubai and the UAE became the city and country they are now, I highly recommend this tour! Mahmoud is a very knowledgeable, kind, and patient tour guide and his knowledge of the Old Dubai, markets and history is well worth the price. I especially recommend this tour if you are on your first days in the UAE to learn about Dubai’s past, so that you can better appreciate this present and future!

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    June 6, 2022

    Excellent tour, we had never been to Dubai so was a little wary of touring the city on our own. Our guide was polite, kind, knowledgeable and didn’t laugh at our silly ignorant questions. The street food was excellent and plenty of cold drinks were provided. This tour was superb value for money, would 100% recommend

    May 20, 2022

    Product ID: 408591