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Dubai City Tour with Guide - Old and New Dubai sightseeing tour

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Overview
Discover the major tourist attractions, latest sites and upcoming developments of Dubai in the company of a professional licensed English-speaking tour guide. Dubai is an ever changing city and new tourist sites are always being added to the program. This five and half hour guided tour includes museum entrance, a shared boat ride and transportation in a luxury car or SUV from hotels in Dubai or the sea port.

Our tour is a complete tour of Dubai that covers both old and modern Dubai.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Burj Al Arab
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    The Dubai Heritage Village
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Dubai Gold Souk
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Palm Jumeirah
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Burj Khalifa
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 6
    Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Sheikh Zayed Road
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Highlights
  • Cover Old and New Dubai in a hassle-free city sightseeing tour
  • Get your bearings and view the top sights with ease and no long stops
  • See the Burj Khalifa, the Palm, Dubai Creek, souks, and more with a guide
  • Suits time-pressed travelers; hotel, port, and city transfers included
What to Expect
Depart your Dubai hotel by air-conditioned vehicle bound for Dubai Marina. View the marina’s skyscrapers and the towers of the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), and after admiring the villas on Palm Jumeirah island, stop for photos outside the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab. Continue to the Blue Mosque for an interior tour (subject to prayer times and religious holidays) to note its Ottoman-style design, and then marvel at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest tower. From here, pass other landmarks on the way to Old Dubai. See the wind towers of the old Al Bastakiya (Al Fahidi) enclave, and trace Dubai's growth at Dubai Museum before crossing Dubai Creek by traditional abra boat. Delve into Deira’s vibrant Spice and Gold souks and perhaps pause to snap up bargains (own expense) before your tour concludes at the original starting point or a central mall.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
If the number of guest are 2 or more, we do pick up from all hotels in the Emirates Dubai. Please remember Dubai is a city with many hotels are next to each other - therefore we stop at a known p;lace and guide you to the vehicle. The locations included in our pickup area are Deira area, Bur Dubai, Down town including Burj Khalifa areas, all around Sheikh Zayed road, Barsha, T-com, Media city, Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Residents and Jumeirah Lake Towers,

Outside city limit participants and individuals (one person bookings) pickup locations and their pickup points:-
Ghusais, Nahada, Muhaishna and other emirates report at Ibis Al Rigga or Hyatt Place Al Rigga,
Silicon Oasis, Discovery garden, DIP, Jebel Ali, Studio city, J.village, Arabian raches, Dubai Land international city and all outskirts locations must report at the Marina mall main entrance.

IMPORTANT:- Since we are not charging supplements for booking with one person, therefore hotel pickup is not offered; whereas we suggest a close by hotel or come to common pickup point as mentioned above. Our apologies unable to bear the relocation cost or accept claims as the products sold at a very budget price.

Ports
Dubai Cruise Terminal (pickup start anytime between 08.20AM to 09.00AM) , The pickup start at 8 AM to 08-45 AM for guest staying in JBR, Palm Island, Barsha, JLT, Down town then transfer to Deira- all the other guest will be picked up from 08.00AM to 09.15 AM depend on hotel location.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
6h
Return Details
Concludes at your Dubai hotel, the Dubai sea port (main security gate) or major shopping mall
Inclusions
  • Air conditioned vehicle with Professional guide English speaking
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Please see the important note)
  • Photopstop outside Atlantis the Palm
  • Abra boat ride across the creek
  • Tour is a complete tour of Dubai that covers both old and modern Dubai.
  • Drivealong and photostop at Palm Island - eighth wonder of the world
  • Photostop for Burj Al Arab - the luxury 7 star hotel
  • Stop at the Jumeira beach
  • Blue Mosque visit - Mosque of Jumeirah
  • Dubai Marina and the Marina walk
  • Ski Dubai (outside)
  • Dubai Skyline , Downtown Dubai
  • Photostop Burj Khalifa - worlds tallest building
  • Drivealong and photostop the Zabeel Rulers Palace
  • Dubai Frame photo
  • Deira creek photostop
  • Ancient cooling systems - the wind towers
  • Admission included to the Dubai Museum - understand the culture and tradition of the Arabs
  • Walking through the famous Dubai gold souk
  • Walk through the Aromatic spice souk of Dubai
  • Entry/Admission - The Dubai Heritage Village
  • Entry/Admission - Palm Jumeirah
  • Entry/Admission - Dubai Museum
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • INDIVIDUAL GUEST PICKUP :- If the booking is for one person the guest will be requested to come to a close by common pick up hotel which will be one of the centrally located hotels. If the guest request to have pick up from the hotel of their stay will be charged USD 8 per person and they can pay locally. This is only applicable for those guest staying at centrally located hotels. However, if there is more than one booking from the same hotel we will pickup up from the same hotel. The agency do not accept any claim or compensation in this regard.
  • Entry inside Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Frame, Ski Dubai
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Free pickup and drop off offered from almost 500 hotels in Dubai. Dubai Museum is closed on Friday . Inside museum visit is not possible on Friday's, however you can see the forts from outside and we will take you thee for a photostop. On friday some of the shops inside spice and gold souk will be closed.
  • Hotel pickups commence between 8am - 930am approx. All days except Fridays, the 8 AM pickup start from new Dubai and transfer to old Dubai.
  • No pickup is offers from Arabian ranches, Jebel Ali, Silicon Oasis, Dragon mart area, Mirdif, Al Nahda, Muhaisnah, Ghusais, Naif, Sabka, Al Ras these places are far from city limit.
  • Tour operators buses are prohibited by law to pickup the guests from residence.
  • INDIVIDUAL GUEST PICKUP :- If the booking is for one person the guest will be requested to come to a close by common pick up hotel which will be one of the centrally located hotels. If the guest request to have pick up from the hotel of their stay will be charged USD 8 per person and they can pay locally. This is only applicable for those guest staying at centrally located hotels. However, if there is more than one booking from the same hotel we will pickup up from the same hotel. The agency do not accept any claim or compensation in this regard.
  • Luggage transfers are not included in the tour prices, if any luggage must be informed in advance supplementary charges apply
  • Infant seat available, charges apply
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • If the booking is for one person guest are requested to contact us at least 24 hrs prior to the tour - so that we will be able to let the guest know which is their pickup. The agency will not be held responsible - if you are not aware of your location or if you are unable to join the tour
  • Tour is offered only tourist . The tour is restricted to people holding UAE residence visa - due to insurance issues.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The tour was fab, got lots of opportunities to take photos. Very friendly and informative tour guild. Would highly recommend this tour if you want to see a bit of everything.
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Great informative tour of old and new Dubai. Recommend it to everybody visiting for the first time. Our tour guide Rafik was professional and took great pics of us🤗
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The guide picked us late from hotel. Although he was informative, he was really rushing through the entire tour. Hardly spent much time in any spot. Next day, the admin called and apologized for the negligence of the guide and offered a free city tour. But when we texted her on
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We booked this tour because it covered a lot of sites and we were short on time. It was supposed to start at 8.00am but I got a message that the pickup time was 9.10am. However the shuttle didn’t arrive till half an hour later. As a result of starting late we finished at almost
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Response from ABCTOU, General Manager at Dubai City Tour with Guide - Old and New Dubai sightseeing tour
Responded 10 Dec 2019
Dear Guest Our apologizes - that there was a delay in pickup, due to road diversions led to a human logistical error caused. However we picked you up directly and took you to the start points privately and you mis-understood it is private tour - as a responsible tour operator we compensated by taking you directly and we informed you about the delay. We human make error unknowingly and compensated. We communicated the delay well on time. It seems you expected a private - how is it possible just for 33x2 USD.. this is a city where 15 minutes taxi ride cost more.. here we are offering for the this tour a professional guide, luxury vehicle, entrance for museum, boat ride, water... sorry. Please check if any tour operator in Dubai can offer so many thing just for the price a good coffee. As per you the tour went upto 4 PM - it is because we visited all places. It is unfair and painful that to say 4 places missed. We are one of the oldest existing tour operators and we are the only ISO:9001:2008 quality certified tour operator in Dubai - rest assured that we maintain world class service. thanks for your review.
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Our tour was wonderful. was a great person. We enjoyed her insights and humor. Dubai was amazing and we saw so much in our day there. When at the beginning of our tour the guide realized that our earbuds weren’t receiving her words she called and was delivered a new one quickly.
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Response from ABCTOURSDUBAI333, General Manager at Dubai City Tour with Guide - Old and New Dubai sightseeing tour
Responded 6 Dec 2019
Thank you so much for your time for writing a review ...Happy to know you have enjoyed the destination..Your appreciation will definitely make the Guide happy and he will be more glad to guide the Tourist who come to Dubai.. We wish you a Happy New Year
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It was a great experience and my tour guys was great as well I will book again when I come back thank you
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Yvonne H
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4510
Abu Dabi day trip from Dubai
It was a great experience. Guide was knowledgeable and comical. Driver very good. It was along day with many hours
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Ge0rgina1234
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40
Amazing tour and great value for money
The tour was fab, got lots of opportunities to take photos. Very friendly and informative tour guild. Would highly
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Crysee
Winnipeg, Canada
325188
Excellent experience
I was so impressed with this company! From booking, to the arrangements for pick up, to the van and staff. The
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Ganesan V
114
High Class city
We booked a cab for 750 DHS for the whole day and reach Abu Dhabi after one and a half hour drive from Dubai. It
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mlscoble
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11
Desert diatribe
This “premium “ experience is an absolute joke. The alleged dune bashing can be done better on a push bike. I’ve
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Jenny D
2312
A fascinating look at UAE Culture
Great way to see the highlights of Abu Dhabi and gain an understanding of the history and culture of the area. The
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Jaskinder S
Mumbai, India
41
Interesting day in Abu dhabi
We visited the mosque, qasr al watan, ethihad towers. A very interesting day and full of activities. Though I
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davetS2861WG
Irvine, California
10
Dave
Highly recommended for friends and families, ABC tourism well organized for hotel pickup and drop off Must be
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mashoto m
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41
Great experience
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Robynrumball
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Amazing experience from start to finish
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a tour that was very worth doing, the agency was very professional and fulfilled it with its promise, we know very
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moomoo233
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Best thing I did in Dubai!
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  • Duration: 6h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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