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Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour provided by Orient Tours - Day Tours

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Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 05/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, Dubai Museum is still closed and in this case we have photo stops at “Palm West Beach with Marina/Ain Dubai, Zabeel Palace and Burj Khalifa.”
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Updated 05/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Sightseeing in Dubai can be challenging, with different transport systems and often high temperatures to negotiate. Check off the sites smoothly and comfortably on this half-day tour. View must-sees, such as the Burj Al Arab and Old Dubai, cross Dubai Creek by abra boat, and scour the Spice Souk and Gold Souk, all while uncovering the city’s history. A choice of time slots and hotel transfers add extra convenience.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Jumeirah Public Beach
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 2
    Burj Al Arab
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Jumeirah Mosque
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 4
    Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Abra Boat Service to Bur Dubai
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Dubai Gold Souk
    Stop: 40 minutes
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Highlights
  • See the highlights of Old and New Dubai on a half-day tour
  • Hop between sights with ease and hear their history from a guide
  • Visit Deira’s souks, see the Burj Al Arab, and sail across Dubai Creek
  • Convenient and flexible departure times and hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Book your preferred departure and leave your central Dubai hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. As you travel, hear interesting snippets on Dubai’s history and culture from your guide. Hop out at Jumeirah Beach for photos of the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab and drive by the upscale villas and palatial hotels of the Jumeirah neighborhood. Head into Old Dubai and take in Al Fahidi, home to restored mudbrick courtyards and wind tower houses, and learn how they were originally built by Persian traders in the late 1800s. Admire Al Fahidi Fort, Dubai’s oldest building and home to Dubai Museum. Cross Dubai Creek aboard an abra (traditional boat) and take a guided stroll around the spice, sweet, and herb stalls of Deira’s aromatic Spice Souk. Then, continue to the Gold Souk for free time to shop at the gold, silver, and jewelry stores. Your tour concludes with a hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Duration
4h 30m
Inclusions
  • Professional tour Guide in selected language
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or minivan (depending on group size)
  • Dubai Museum Entrance Ticket
  • Abra ride across the Creek ( Traditional water taxi)
  • Photo Stop from outside Burj Al Arab & Jumeirah Mosque
  • Visit Gold Souq and Spice Souq
  • Bottled water in the coach
  • Infant seat below 5 years old
  • Entry/Admission - Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Abra Boat Service to Bur Dubai
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum 02 adults required.Pickup will be in a Suitable vehicle on sharing basis from different hotels.
  • Children below 5 years old must be seated in a child seat while traveling in any kind of vehicle in UAE. If you have a child below 5 years joining the tour, please mention in the remarks.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Dress code: 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. Hats are advisable when in direct sunlight.
  • Guests visiting the UAE during the Summer months (June – September) are advised that peak daytime temperatures sometimes reach 42 – 45 degrees Celsius. Humidity levels can also exceed 90 percent during this period. We recommend all our guests to take adequate precaution.
  • If you want to book this tour on private basis,please search the activity, product code : 2168PDXB02 - Private Tour: Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
  • The local tour operator reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled programs because of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or other similar circumstances.
  • The duration of the actual tour takes 4 – 4.5 hour but the driving time from Dubai hotel and return may take another 60 – 90 minutes depending on traffic conditions and time of day.
  • Tour schedule & Language - English / German ( bilingual) : Monday AM & Friday PM ( The guide will speak both languages during the tour)
  • Tour schedule & Language - English only : Saturday AM & Wednesday PM
  • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, Dubai Museum is still closed and in this case we have photo stops at “Palm West Beach with Marina/Ain Dubai, Zabeel Palace and Burj Khalifa.”
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Bintou T wrote a review 22 Jan
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Amazing deal for your buck! My friend and I wanted to tour the city before we headed back home and our tour guide Nimesh exceeded our expectations! He was very informative, friendly, helpful, and took great care of us! We got to see all parts of Dubai we wanted to see if not the
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from SarahDubke, Guest Relations Manager at Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
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Dear 494bint... Greetings from ORIENT TOURS! Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback about the Dubai City Tour you have recently booked with us. We have informed our tourist guide, Mr. Nimesh, about your kind words and he was so motivated to provide the same level of services to his future guests. Thank you for recommending our tour. Looking forward to seeing you back in the UAE soon! Best Regards, Sarah P. Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT TOURS LLC
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rc722 wrote a review 11 Jan
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Went this morning on a tour with them. I had the guide all to myself :) She talked about a lot of cool facts as we went by the monuments. definitely recomend it.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from SarahDubke, Guest Relations Manager at Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear rdc722, Greetings from ORIENT TOURS! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about the Dubai City Tour you have recently booked with us. We have informed our tourist guide, Ms. Sarah, about your kind words and she, was so motivated to provide the same level of services to her future guests. Thank you for recommending our tour. Looking forward to seeing you back in the UAE soon!
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MMSilverman wrote a review Sep 2020
New York121 contributions30 helpful votes
My husband and I were picked up right on time by Mehul (our guide) and Sumantra (our driver) at our Hotel as arranged. From then on, we had an amazing tour of Dubai city, with lots of history and fun. We were driven around in a very comfortable and clean van where plenty of
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from SarahDubke, Guest Relations Manager at Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded 16 Sep 2020
Dear MeiMei, Thank you for leaving such a nice review. We are glad that you loved our services! Our dedicated staff will be pleased to learn of your high praise. We take pride in giving outstanding service to our customers and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. Thank you, once again, for your kind words. Best Regards, Sarah P. Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT TOURS LLC
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Falcons Of Food Street wrote a review Mar 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates535 contributions2,774 helpful votes
This is a really good option I recommend for my friend who want to sitesee with not much time. it's good value for money in my opinion and you get to see the must see sites in a short amount of time
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Response from SarahDubke, Guest Relations Manager at Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded 14 Apr 2020
Dear FOFSUAE, Thank you for leaving such a nice review. We are glad that you loved our services! Our dedicated staff will be pleased to learn of your high praise. We take pride in giving outstanding service to our customers and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. Thank you, once again, for your kind words. Best Regards, Sarah P. Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT TOURS LLC
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Joe CHAN wrote a review Mar 2020
Hong Kong, China3 contributions
My wife and I joined the sightseeing tour in DUBAI on 5 Mar 2020, the tour guide, Khalaine, is the best tour guide I've never met before. He let us know more about DUBAI and took photo for us without any request. He is friendly, considerate, patient. His trip is irreplaceable
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Dear hkp48082, Thank you for leaving such a nice review. We are glad that you loved our services! Our dedicated staff will be pleased to learn of your high praise. We take pride in giving outstanding service to our customers and we're overjoyed to receive your compliments and appreciation. Thank you, once again, for your kind words. Best Regards, Sarah P. Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT TOURS LLC
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  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, German
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