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  2. Sharjah

The Pearl Of The Gulf - Half Day Sharjah City Tour

Product ID: 7147
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Enjoy a half day city tour with an English speaking guide through Sharjah. Walk through the old town, admire the magnificent mosques and explore different Souks.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German

Pickup included

Pick up from your hotel in Sharjah, Ajman or Dubai. For cruise passengers from Port Rashid, pick-up is from the Cruise Terminal.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take some beautiful pictures of the magnificent Al Noor Mosque
  • Admire King Faisal Mosque, the largest mosque in Sharjah
  • Stroll through the restored traditional market Souk Al Arsa
  • Visit the Museum of Islamic Civilization
  • Explore Souk Al Markazi, a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts
Full description
Enjoy a half day city tour with an English speaking guide through Sharjah. Walk through the old town, admire the magnificent mosques and explore different Souks.

This tour will take you to Sharjah, the neighbouring emirate of Dubai, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Gulf’. We start with a photo-stop at the magnificent Al Noor Mosque on Al Buhaira Corniche and proceed to the largest mosque in Sharjah, the King Faisal Mosque. We then visit the Islamic Civilization Museum. Several galleries display carefully restored artifacts from around the Muslim world, celebrating Islamic contribution to the World Heritage. We drive to Sharjah’s ‘Old Town’. After a stroll through the restored traditional market Souk Al Arsa, visit the Heritage Museum, showcasing the history and traditions of the Emirates and the Emirates of Sharjah. Before returning, you have time to explore Souk Al Markazi - a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts.
Includes
  • Experienced English speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals & Drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• 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 should 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 and villages.
• The local partner reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled programmes for reasons of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or similar. Furthermore they reserves the right to amend and or cancel the schedule for any tour.
• The duration of the tour itself is between 4.5 to 5-hours. But, driving time to and from your Dubai hotel may take an additional 1-hour to 1.5-hours depending on traffic conditions
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 7 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

Orient Tours LLC

Product ID: 7147