Highlights / General details
This fascinating tour catches the contrasts of modern Dubai with fast paced developments and the flair of trade on merchants markets. As we drive along the many kilometers of Jumeirah Beach Road, you will get an insight of today’s wealth in vibrant Dubai when going past exclusive residential neighborhoods with villas, mansions and palaces. On the way to the old centre of Dubai we will stop at the marvelous Jumeirah Mosque. After a short break, we continue our journey to the Zabeel area, an impressive and illustrious part of Dubai, to see the palace of the ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed among many other majestic & opulent residences. Next we reach the banks of the Creek, there is the opportunity to catch sight of the amazing skyline of Dubai and take photographs of a modern metropolis with its splendid architecture. Just a few-minutes-drive away is the Al Fahidi Fort, a museum that records the city’s past as an important pearl diving and trading centre. By Abra, a type of a water taxi, we reach the opposite bank of the Creek, a suburb called Deira to mix and mingle with merchants of all origins in bustling alleys within both the gold and the spice souk. You will experience an amazing contrast of just one city with shopping facilities like in the old times as well as in the modern world.
Hotel pick up, English/German Speaking Guide and Taxes.
Items of a personal nature, Meals and Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Tour is available Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday and Pick up between 14:00pm – 15:00pm.
Approximately 4 hours.
After stopping to experience the charm of the glorious Jumeirah Mosque, we will pass by Zabeel Road where you will have the opportunity to take a glimpse of Sheikh Mohammad’s Palace. Our Journey continues with a stop at the creek, a chance to scan the splendid skyline and a great opportunity for photo shooting. We carry on from there to inspect the Dubai museum, after this stop we cross the creek by the water taxi, abra. The final destination will be a visit to the spices and gold souks. This will introduce you to the fashionable, tolerant and cosmopolitan city Dubai, the city of contrasts, where modern shopping malls and traditional souks, futuristic skycrapers and mud walled waid villages, cosmopolitan entrepreneurs and Bedu tribes’ people co-exist harmoniously.
Photography of military and government installations is prohibited. It is recommended to ask before photographing local ladies.
Children below the age of 4 years of age are free of charge.
This tour is conducted in English only
Minimum number of persons for the excursion is 4 persons.
Excursions operated from Hotels outside the City Limits are subject to surcharge and the supplement will be advised on a case to case basis.
You will be advised of redemption instructions & pick up time after confirmation is received by the supplier.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**