1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Dubai
  3. Dubai Creek

Dubai: Private Old Town, Heritage & Souks Walking Tour

Product ID: 210057
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Uncover the little-known treasures of Dubai on this 2-hour walking tour of Old Dubai and its various souks (markets). You will walk with a premium guide through the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, encountering perfume, spices, and gold souks.
About this activity
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Duration 2 hours
Starting times 12:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM
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English, Hindi

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience breath-taking views from the abra (a traditional boat), that will take you back in time
  • Learn of Dubai’s story from a desert-to-a-global destination city
  • Delve into the city’s heritage and explores what early life was like in this desert trading town
Full description
Your tour will begin from the old Al Fahidi Courtyard Houses in the Bastakiya District. From there, you will get to walk through the Coffee Museum, coin, and Dubai Museum. You will then be guided through the textile souk to arrive at the Dubai Creek and Dhow for breath-taking views.

Next, you will enjoy an Abra Ride across the Creek, which will involve a traditional boat taking you across to the Deira side of Dubai. Once there, you can explore the various souks (markets), such as the Spice Souk, and Gold Souk in the city. Whether you are looking for an inexpensive knickknack or a diamond necklace, you’re guaranteed to find something to suit you here.

Later on, you will encounter the Al Shindaga Watchtower, one of the three watchtowers used to guard Dubai. Your tour includes all entrances to museums as well as your abra ride, and will conclude in the Al Ras district.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Museum entrances
  • Abra ride
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Outside Arabian Tea house restaurant in Bastakiya (Al Fahidi Historic Neighbourhood)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• This tour is suitable for children aged 7 and above

From £72.94 per person

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Dubai by Foot

Product ID: 210057