If you’re looking for things to do in Dubai city, head out to discover the city’s main sights and cosmopolitan culture on a private sightseeing tour! The city tour covers top Dubai attractions, from beautiful Jumeirah Mosque to famous landmarks like the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel, picturesque Dubai neighborhoods, explore Dubai’s old quarter, Al Bastakiy, Dubai Museum. Cross Dubai Creek by ‘abra’ (water taxi) to Deira, visit the famous spice souk and enjoy free time to shop in Dubai Gold Souk. Plus, learn fascinating details about the city from a private guide!
Start your tour with pickup from your Dubai hotel. As you travel, view Dubai’s futuristic buildings and hear how it transformed from a sleepy fishing village into today’s cosmopolitan city after the oil boom of the 1950s.
Stop at Burj Al Arab Hotel. Hear how the hotel’s sail-shaped design has made it one of Dubai’s signature sights and learn how it stands at a remarkable 1053 foot (321 meter) high. Drive through exclusive Jumeirah, one of Dubai’s most upscale residential districts. See the plush villas and hotels, and continue into the Jumeirah Mosque (Photos stop only from outside)
Pass-by the Jumeirah Mosque, which is large enough to hold up to 1,200 worshippers, was built entirely from white stone in the medieval Fatimid tradition, with towering twin minarets framing a large central dome. When it’s lit up at dusk, the intricate artistry and true beauty are highlighted.
Stop at Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi Street, Al Fahidi Fort, Bur Dubai. Navigate past mud-brick courtyards and houses with wind towers that circulate the cooling breeze. See the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort, the city’s oldest building and home to Dubai Museum
Stop at Bur Dubai Abra Dock, Southern side of Dubai Creek. Board an abra and enjoy the views as you cross Dubai Creek.
Stop at Dubai Spice Souk, Sikkat Al Khail Road Al Ras Arrive in Deira and stroll with your guide around the vibrant Spice Souk. Scan the colorful stalls of perfumed spices, herbs and sweets and then head for the nearby Gold Souk. Enjoy free time to explore the gold and jewelry stores, and finish your tour with a hotel drop-off.