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  • Dubai: City Helicopter Tour

    1. Dubai: City Helicopter Tour

    Enjoy breathtaking views of the city's sights from above on a helicopter tour. Capture unobstructed, panoramic views of Dubai's record-breaking structures. Admire the world's tallest building from up high as you get closer to the Burj Khalifa. Cruise over the beaches of Dubai and see the Burj Al Arab's sail-like structure from a different perspective. Watch the Palm Jumeirah and its luxurious residences fan out below you. See the iconic facade of the Atlantis standing tall at the head of the man-made island.

  • Dubai: Old and Modern Dubai City Tour with Blue Mosque Visit

    2. Dubai: Old and Modern Dubai City Tour with Blue Mosque Visit

    Start the tour by getting picked up from your hotel or selected location in an air-conditioned vehicle. Then, stop by The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, to admire the charm of Atlantis, The Palm Hotel, before the Burj Al Arab photo stop from the beachside. Later on, proceed to the Blue Mosque, known as the Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque. This religious shrine was inspired by the Ottoman and Andalusian styles of architecture. It has wonderful interiors, decorated with beautiful chandeliers and a library that is home to almost forty thousand books related to different religions. Now it is time to explore Old Dubai and the Creekside, where it all began. Hop on the Abra water taxi, the city's oldest mode of transportation, to cross the Creek. Visit the Gold Souk, renowned for its wide collection of gold jewelry, while the Spice Souk brims with aromatic spices, herbs, nuts, oil, saffron and s...

    Such a great tour to do to see the whole of Dubai! Our tour guide was amazing and so informative! I would highly recommend this tour.

  • Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

    3. Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

    Climb aboard for an exciting helicopter flight from the Dubai Police Academy, and then fly over the breathtaking wonders of Dubai, including Palm Jumeirah and the Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Look down on the unique World Islands archipelago. Cruise above the beaches of Dubai and see the Burj al Arab from a different perspective. Admire the world's tallest building from up high as you get closer to the Burj Khalifa.

    Fly over the heritage area of Al Fahidi to see the historical wind towers. Pass over the spice bazaar of the Old Souk and the monuments of Dubai Creek. Listen to a commentary from your live guide and ask any questions you may have.

    This particular 22-minute flight is perfect for someone who may be flying in a helicopter for the first time. The helicopter pilot was very professional, he used very subtle movements to while controlling the helicopters movements. A moderate speed, great view, and the pilot pointing out points of interest make this a great way to view the city, especially if viewing it for the first time. Outstanding value for the money!

  • Dubai: Full-Day Tour with Optional Lunch

    4. Dubai: Full-Day Tour with Optional Lunch

    Discover the spectacular sights of Dubai, and learn how it developed from a small fishing village on Dubai Creek to the lively metropolis of today. Visit the old district of Bastakyia, and enter Dubai Museum in the ancient fortress of Al-Fahidi. Ride an abra (water taxi) across Dubai Creek and enjoy superb views of the city en route to Deira. Be enchanted by the exotic spices on sale in the famous Spice Souk. Then, ponder whether to buy any of the glittering souvenirs in the Gold Souk. Stop to take photos of the Jumeirah Grand Mosque, built in the medieval Fatimid tradition. Take a photo of the iconic Burj Al Arab, before going to the Burj Khalifa for an optional lunch around the musical fountains. Head to Dubai Mall, where more than 1,200 stores and a host of world-class designers can be found. Continue to Palm Islands to see the famous Atlantis Hotel, located at the crescen...

    A great tour full of activity and great stops. Our tour guide was excellent, knowledgeable, patient, and friendly

  • The Golden City - Half Day Dubai City Tour

    5. The Golden City - Half Day Dubai City Tour

    Explore the historic sites and modern architecture of Dubai on a scenic 4-hour sightseeing tour by luxury air-conditioned bus or private vehicle. You will be in the company of an experienced guide, and will be picked up from your central Dubai hotel. Sample the sites of old Dubai as you soak up the vibrant, cosmopolitan life of the modern city. The tour starts with a stop at the iconic landmark of Dubai, the Burj Al Arab Hotel, where you will have time to take some photos of the sail-like building before proceeding to Jumeirah, the picturesque palace and residential area of Dubai that is also home to the impressive Jumeirah Mosque. Continue to Al Bastakiya to explore the old part of Dubai, and reach the museum of Al Fahidi Fort. Then, climb aboard an abra, one of Dubai’s iconic water taxis, and cross Dubai Creek to the spice souk. Savor the scents of the souk before your return, where ...

    Very good and learned a lot about Dubai history. Just wish we went to souk Madinat like shown in the picture.

  • Dubai: Bus Tour with Transfer

    6. Dubai: Bus Tour with Transfer

    Start with pickup from your accommodation in Dubai and head to the old town. Experience the historical side of Dubai and learn about the foundations of this metropolis. Stroll around the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort, home of the Dubai Museum and the oldest existing building in the city. See the Jumeirah Mosque, known for its 8th-century Islamic architecture and said to be the most photographed mosque in the city. Watch the world go by at Dubai Creek and take photos of the traditional water taxis. Wander through the famous markets and gold and spice souks to absorb the bustling atmosphere. At the end of a day of sightseeing, enjoy the convenience of being dropped back off at your hotel.

  • Dubai: Al Fahidi Walking Tour with Abra Ride

    7. Dubai: Al Fahidi Walking Tour with Abra Ride

    Explore the vibrant history of Dubai by walking through the lanes and alleyways of the Al Fahidi district. Marvel at the ancient buildings and enjoy the unique Arabian style of architecture. Proceed through the captivating textile souk and see the colorful fabrics. Continue to the perfume, spice, and gold souks and get a glimpse of Dubai’s past as a trading outpost. Ride across Dubai Creek on a traditional abra boat and enjoy views of the city from the water. Once you have finished the guided tour, feel free to explore more on your own.

  • From Abu Dhabi: Dubai Full-Day Tour with Optional Lunch

    8. From Abu Dhabi: Dubai Full-Day Tour with Optional Lunch

    On this tour, have the opportunity to discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. The city, developed from a small fishing village at the Dubai Creek, presents itself today as a glamorous metropolis of the Arabian Gulf. Your visits starts with photo-stops of some iconic hotels such as the famous 7 star Burj Al Arab, and The Palm Island which is home to the Atlantis Hotel respectively. Then, proceed to the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah for another photo-stop. If selected  enjoy lunch at the Dubai Mall in a restaurant. You will be just under the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, and will spend 2 hours in the world's largest shopping mall, “The Dubai Mall,” where you can enjoy shopping and exploring the mall's many attractions. After that, start your journey back to Abu Dhabi passing the famous Emirates Mall. Reaching Abu Dhabi after a 1.5 hour drive.

  • Sights of Dubai: Fahidi Fort, Abra and Islamic Art

    9. Sights of Dubai: Fahidi Fort, Abra and Islamic Art

    There is no better way to start the wonderful Dubai Experience than to pay a visit to the Famous “AL Fahidi Fort”, the Dubai National Museum. This is the place where once rulers of Dubai lived, today it’s a must to see! Next, take a ride aboard the authentic ferry boat – abra - to Dubai's famous old market known as Spice and Gold souk. Take a short walk through the narrow alleys of the old town and find The Treasure House, a unique spot for shopping for an exclusive collection of leather and fur materials. Leave the old town as you get to the bus to the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Palace – Dubai’s Ruler, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. Take some memorable photos! Continue passing the world trade Centre of Dubai along the 2nd December Street to the union house, an edifice reminder of the bravery of the grandfathers and their decision to create t...

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What people are saying about Dubai Spice Souk

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 724 reviews

This is a great overview of Dubai! Our guide was very passionate and knowledgeable about Dubai’s history and development into its modern state. We saw the key attractions of old and modern Dubai, with photo opps at each stop. Whenever we had the opportunity to explore, our guide did not rush us and even took photos of everyone in the group. Definitely recommend this tour.

Adnan was wonderful and treated us to a day around the city. Very professional, respectful, and knowledgeable about Dubai. Very happy to have spent the day with Adnan and look forward to going back to these areas on our own!

Very nice and competent tour guide Ramadan, he has incredible knowledge, decency and respect and explains everything calmly and in great detail. 4.5 hours were planned but it turned out to be 7. Again any time

Such a great tour to do to see the whole of Dubai! Our tour guide was amazing and so informative! I would highly recommend this tour.

A great tour full of activity and great stops. Our tour guide was excellent, knowledgeable, patient, and friendly