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Morning or Afternoon Old Dubai Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Hassle-free tour of Old Dubai, ideal for first-timers and history buffs
  • Cruise over Dubai Creek and shop at Deira’s souks with a guide's help
  • See Al Bastakiya’s wind towers and have lunch as you uncover Dubai’s past
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Morning or Afternoon Old Dubai Walking Tour
From US$100.00
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Good Morning Old DubaiMost Popular
4 hour walking tour of old Dubai. Tour starts at 10 am.
US$100.00
Good Afternoon Old Dubai
4 hour walking tour of old Dubai. Tour starts at 4 pm.
US$100.00
Overview
Exploring Old Dubai alone can be difficult if you’re unfamiliar with its districts and transportation systems. Ideal for first-timers, this guided, small-group walking tour steers you around the sights, while you can absorb the city's atmosphere and focus the area’s terrific shopping. Bargain-hunt at Deira’s souks, view Al Bastakiya’s wind towers, cruise Dubai Creek, and savor an Emirati lunch. A choice of departure times adds extra flexibility.
What to Expect
Book your desired departure time and meet your guide in Deira in Old Dubai. This bustling district is home to several colorful souks and street markets.

Stroll to the Gold and Spice souks, visiting landmarks and uncovering Dubai’s history as a pearl trading town. Then, peruse the shops’ gold, silver, souvenirs, and spices. Practice haggling with pointers from your guide, learning to say “ktir ghalee” (too expensive) when vendors quote their first price.

Next, ride an abra (water taxi) across Dubai Creek. Admire the panoramic views as you sail, and disembark on the southern bank to explore the Al Bastakiya (Al Fahidi) quarter, where Persian merchants first settled in the late 1800s.

Delve into the lanes to see the restored wind towers and houses, and afterward, savor a traditional Emirati lunch at one of Dubai’s best-loved restaurants. Your tour concludes in the Bur Dubai district.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
A Wonderful Experience !!

Definitely do this tour if you are interested in the history and culture of Dubai! Previous reviews say it all! Beginning with the Women's Museum and throughout the walk Nada provided insights and information that we just would not have come to know in our...More

Thank CathyJ70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fabulous Old Dubai Tour

We had a superb and informative afternoon with Nada in old Dubai! First was the Women's museum which was incredibly interesting then on to the Spice and gold Souq's. We also saw the old Persian quarter ; crossed the Dubai Creek in a water taxi,...More

Thank MargieF123
WanderWithNada, Manager at Wander with Nada, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Margie, Thank you so much for your kind words and recommendation. I am delighted to hear that you found the tour to be both superb and informative. It was certainly even more enjoyable with great company as yourselves. I sincerely hope you enjoyed wandering...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
UN MISSABLE EXPERIENCE !

we definitely recommend this experience (as this is what it is, not just a tour): Nada will take you around the old Dubai, giving you an insight view of this incredible place.

Thank ROBERTO t
WanderWithNada, Manager at Wander with Nada, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Roberto, Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm delighted to hear that you found it to be an unmissable experience. It was certainly with great company that I enjoyed showing you around! Hope you visit us in Dubai again very soon.

Reviewed 5 June 2018
AMAZING Local Experience

Nada took us on a wonderful tour of Dubai, showing us the side of Old Dubai, its heritage and customs that most tourists unfortunately miss out on. Definitely recommended, whether you're a small group, a large family, or just want to go Wander with Nada...More

Thank Iman G
WanderWithNada, Owner at Wander with Nada, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Iman G, Thank you so much for your kind words. I am thrilled to hear that you both found this to be an amazing local experience. There is certainly a rich heritage to Dubai which I am glad to have had the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Incredible Walking Tour with Nada

My wife and I really enjoyed the walking tour with Nada. The pick up spot was very easy to find. She was very informative and answered all our questions. First stop was the Women's Museum which I would have never considered visiting but it was...More

Thank Steve P
WanderWithNada, Owner at Wander with Nada, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Steve P, Thank you so much for your kind words. I am delighted to hear that you and your wife really enjoyed the walking tour. Our stops have been selected to ensure an intriguing and informative experience included with stories that often go untold....More

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alan521
17 May 2018|
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Response from bstrvl55711 | Reviewed this property |
It is getting very warm now. Sunrise is at 5:30 AM, so although "cooler" in the morning, it is not that cool.
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