Dubai Half-Day Tour: The City in Motion
- Pickup available
- Duration: 5 hours
Explore the traditions and modern life of Dubai on a half-day city tour that takes in all the main sites of the contemporary metropolis, and traces back to its past as a small outpost on the Persian Gulf. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the Palm Jumeirah, stopping outside Atlantis The Palm to take photos of the 1st resort to be built on the reclaimed land of the island. Next, admire the billowing sails structure of the Burj Al Arab, Dubai’s 1st 7-star hotel. Continue to the Jumeirah Mosque, said to be the most photographed mosque in the city. Go to the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort, location for Dubai Museum and the oldest existing building in the city. Watch the world go by at Dubai Creek, where you can take photos of the many boats before boarding a traditional abra (water taxi) to cross the creek. Finally, soak up the sounds and scents of the gold and spice ...
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.
Begin your tour with a convenient pickup from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Admire the unique architecture and the skyline of Dubai as you’re driven around the city. Visit the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building at 828 meters in height. Ride the fastest elevators in the world and ascend 124 floors in less than a minute. At the top, take in the 360-degree panoramic views of Dubai and the surrounding area. See the fascinating Palm Island and snap some photos of the luxurious Atlantis Hotel. Learn about the history of Dubai from your guide, about how it grew from a desert outpost to one of the most glittering modern cities in the world.
Experience the ground-breaking architecture and acclaimed developments of Dubai on a guided tour with commentary in English. Following pick-up from your hotel, make your way to the iconic Burj Al Arab built on the shores of the Persian Gulf. Continue to the Burj Khalifa and ride the elevator to the world's highest observation deck for a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. Next, go to the luxury resort of the Atlantis the Palm Hotel on the artificial island of Palm Jumeirah. Indulge your taste buds with a lavish afternoon tea before getting some free time at the Dubai Mall.
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Very informative, a nice guide and good weather made this tour a very nice experience. Also special was the water taxi ride over the creek, the visit to the bazaar, where you could try a lot and the choice of sights!
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