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Private Tour: Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Overview
If you’re looking for things to do in Dubai, head out to discover the city’s main sights and cosmopolitan culture on a private sightseeing tour! This comprehensive Dubai city tour showcases a collection of top Dubai attractions, from beautiful Jumeirah Mosque to famous landmarks like the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel. From a private vehicle, see picturesque Dubai neighborhoods, and then explore Dubai's old quarter, Al Bastakiy, and Dubai Museum by foot. 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!
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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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    Pass by Jumeirah Mosque
  • 3
    Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Bur Dubai Abra Dock
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Dubai Spice Souk
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Discover Dubai’s sights as you wish on a half-day private city tour
  • Travel in privacy and comfort in your own air-conditioned vehicle
  • View the Burj Al Arab, Old Dubai, souks, and more with a guide
  • Personalized: private guide, plus flexible departure time and itinerary
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your central Dubai hotel at your selected time and set off to see Old and New Dubai by private air-conditioned vehicle. Talk to your guide about the sights you want to see: Your private tour itinerary can be customized around your interests. Take photos of the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab and pass through the upscale Jumeirah neighborhood to admire the marble-domed Jumeirah Mosque. Continue to Al Bastakiya (Al Fahidi), Dubai’s oldest quarter, and stroll around its old lanes and wind tower houses, remnants of the late 1800s when Persian merchants settled in the port. Visit Dubai Museum at 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort, and cross Dubai Creek to Deira by traditional abra boat. Here, peruse the stalls selling spices and herbs at the Spice Souk and shop for gold, silver, or jewelry at the Gold Souk. Your tour finishes with a hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
• Your centrally located Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman hotels or Dubai Port Rashid ( cruise terminal)
• For guest staying in any Private Residence or Villas in Dubai , pick up can be arranged from any nearby hotels.
• Pick up service from Jebel Ali Hotels, Bab Al Shams or from Al Maha Desert Resort or others locations ( which is not in City limit) are available only with additional cost upon request based on your location.
>> Departure time : - As per guest selection

Airports

  • Dubai Airport, Dubai United Arab Emirates


Ports
Dubai Port Rashid Cruise Terminal
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Private professional tour Guide in selected language
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in a Private Vehicle
  • Transport by Private vehicle.
  • 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
  • Entry/Admission - Bur Dubai Abra Dock
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pickup will be in a Private suitable air-conditioned vehicle with Private Guide.
  • Children up to 5 years of age must be provided with a child safety seat. Kindly let us know if you have an infant 5 years and below joining the tour. Infant seat will be provided without any additional charges.
  • Infant seats available
  • Guest can discuss with our tour guide and customize the itinerary, guest have to pay directly if any additional entrance ticket applicable which is not included in the above itinerary.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Please note, the tour duration will be between 4.5 - 5 hours,depending on traffic.The stated tour duration includes pick-up and drop off times.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had only a few hours to experience Dubai for the first time. Yassir (guide) and our driver did an excellent job of showing us the highlights, providing historical, architectural, cultural, economic, political information and answering all of our many questions. Yassir helped
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Yasser was the most wonderful informative tour guide I have had in a while, I would recommend this tour for anyone hound and old. Thanks Yasser for going above and beyond for us, we hope to see you again.
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The tour was just OK. It covered some major tourist sites, but we didn’t seem to get a feel for the culture. The the guide was also on his phone a lot which was unacceptable for a private tour. Instead of guiding us through the museum, he just dropped us off and then picked us
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Response from SarahDubke, Guest Relations Manager at Private Tour: Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded 10 Nov 2019
Dear WilliamsFamily5, We apologize for not meeting your expectations. This is definitely not the kind of experience we want our guests to have. Please note that we are investigating your feedback with utmost importance and shall get back to you at the earliest. Best Regards, Sarah P. Dubke
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Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by Faheem, we were a small group, he got to know us personally very quickly and wanted to understand what our specific interest in seeing Dubai were. He basically wanted to ensure that our tour was custom. It was such a friendly atmosphere
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Response from OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Private Tour: Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded 13 Apr 2019
Dear Che S, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about your Dubai City Tour that you have recently joined with us. It was a pleasure having you with us and we are happy to read that you were fully satisfied with our services and our tour guide Faheem who took good care of you. Thank you for rating him as "a warm personality", "highly motivated" and full of knowledge on the local culture and traditions. We have already forwarded your praises to him to motivate him to provide the same level of services to his future guests. Thank you for highly recommending ORIENT TOURS! We would love to see you on one of our tours/safaris soon again. Thank you for choosing ORIENT TOURS and taking the time to review us! Best Regards, Sarah P. Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT TOURS LLC
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Would like to say this tour was superb and a big thank you to our tour guide Romina who is a very experienced tour guide and knowledgeable of the old historical city of Dubai. The tour was great as we got to see historical buildings, mosque and a museum which had many
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Response from OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Private Tour: Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded 19 Nov 2018
Dear jenniferp202, Greetings from ORIENT TOURS! Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback about your private Dubai Half Day Tour that you have recently booked with us. We are pleased to read that you say that "the tour was superb and a big thank you to our tour guide Romina", who you mention as very experienced and knowledgeable of the historical city of Dubai. We are sure your detailed review will help other readers to choose to book a private tour with ORIENT TOURS as they can clearly see the advantages and qualities the guests will be provided with. We thank you very much for recommending this tour and rating it as "value for money". We would love to see you on one of our tours/safaris soon again. Thank you for choosing ORIENT TOURS and taking the time to review us! Best regards, Sarah P. Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT TOURS LLC
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By: Orient Tours - Day Tours
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Eric W
San Antonio, Texas
52
Abu Dhabi
Our family had an fantastic guide named Riz. He have us a first class tour We highly recommend Riz from Ocean Air
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chikin2015
Byron Bay, Australia
1810
In awe for sure
This was my second visit up the Burj Khalifa, so I decided to upgrade to sunset drinks and skip the line. The
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richardk425
Dundalk, Ireland
35
eh not great not terrible
not great especially considering how early you need to get up. probably be better if they didn't allow so many
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PrueT54
80
Dessert trip
My driver made the trip, he was considerate, friendly and had good explanations for my many questions.
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lindagY7378MM
Reykjavik, Iceland
133
Fantastic trip
Great from start to finish. Driver was bang on time and kept us informed of what happened next throughout the day.
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tamurq06
100
Must do when in Dubai
If you are trying to decide between the skip the line vs the basic ticket, definitely choose this one. The Lines
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pallejdk
20
Fantastic tour
Fantastic tour. Lots of experiences. Getting to see the landscape of the Emirates outside of Dubai was amazing.
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No_jokes93
10
Smooth ride
Great and smooth airport transport, our flight arrived at 23:00 local time and unboarding and baggage claim took
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raj_gup_12
Chennai (Madras), India
200
Family Vacation
Burj Khalifa, the largest building in the world, is quite amazing to see from the outside. It just takes 77
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alexivanov105
22
Best Group Tour Experience in Dubai & Abu Dhabi
My group of 16 people had a great experience with tour guide Romina and driver Tamim. They were able to get us
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oambhakin
Bangkok, Thailand
55
Great guide & driver
Romina and Tamim was perfect from top to bottom ensuring that everyone has a great time in AUH and DXB. Romina
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J7101TUhannahh
22
Romina <3
Romina and Tamin were excellent company. Romina was very knowledgeable and able to answer all questions and help
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Mgk335
32
Romina And Tamim :)
Romina And Tamim are wonderful guides!! Such great knowledge of the culture, history and geography! I appreciate
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mraquino
Sao Paulo, SP
20
Incredible Experience
We were caught up in the hotel at 13:45 sharp, as the tour says. The vehicle was - 4x4 Toyota extremely clean
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bashir-hasan
New York City, New York
41
The Guided tour is better
The guide made sure we saw all of the major attractions and helped us out with great pictures and all the vantage
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  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, German
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