Guided tour

Dubai: Half-Day Modern City Tour

3.7 / 5

36 reviews

Dubai: Half-Day Modern City Tour

From US$ 20 per person

Explore the futuristic modern architecture of Dubai on a guided city tour. Marvel at the world's tallest skyscraper at the Burj Khalifa, stroll among the staggering buildings of Dubai Marina, discover the new city of Jumeirah Lake Towers and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel in Dubai.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Explore the contemporary developments of Dubai
  • See icons such as the Burj Khalifah, Atlantis the Palm Hotel and Emirates Mall
  • Take a short walk at Dubai Marina
  • Ride the monorail to Palm Island
Full description
Get amazing photo opportunities of some of Dubai's most iconic architecture on a guided tour of the city's modern developments. Start in the downtown area and take in the impressive sight of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure in the world at 829.8 meters tall. Go to Dubai Mall and discover the home of more than 1,200 stores and a host of world-class designers. Ride a monorail to Palm Island and see the iconic Atlantis the Palm Hotel on the crescent of Palm Jumeirah. Pass the new Dubai Marina and take a walk with a short stop before driving through the new development of Jumeirah Lake Towers, where the plan is to build 80 new towers along the edges of 3 artificial lakes. Enter the residential district of Al Barsha, site of the famous Emirates Mall and its year-round indoor ski resort.
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Food and beverages
  • Entrance to the Burj Khalifah and Ski Dubai
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Tickets are subject to availability. If a tour is not available at your desired time, you will be offered an alternative
  • The modern architecture tour will provide you with the most amazing photo opportunities
  • Please wear smart/casual clothes (no shorts, jeans, flip-flops or sneakers)
  • Seating on tours cannot be pre-allocated and operate on a "seat swap" basis at stops so that all guests can share the various views
  • Operating schedules and routes may vary during the Holy Month of Ramadan and during summer months
  • Photography of military and some other government installations is prohibited. With respect to local customs, always ask before taking pictures of Arabs and do not photograph Arab women
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 /5

based on 36 reviews

Review summary

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November 7, 2021

Nice experience

November 3, 2021

The tour was excellent .....just to they are very honest too...I had forgotten my phone..after contacting the company they brought it back to my destination.....chapeau to them

August 18, 2021

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