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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 20-10-29 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. In this case we will have additional photo stops ( outside) at “The Pointe ( at Atlantis The Palm) , Zabeel Palace and at Burj Khalifa”.
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Updated 20-10-29 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. In this case we will have additional photo stops ( outside) at “The Pointe ( at Atlantis The Palm) , Zabeel Palace and at 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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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 Sep. 16, 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 contributions2,637 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 Apr. 14, 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 Mar. 18, 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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Sabina R wrote a review Mar. 2020
Cairo, Egypt9 contributions
Great tour and guide...just wish it was longer! 1/2 day wasn’t enough! Recommend longer stops, maybe include a food stop.
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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 Mar. 18, 2020
Dear 732sabinar, Thank you for leaving such a nice review. We look forward to serving you again. Thank you, once again, for your kind words. Best Regards, Sarah P. Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT TOURS LLC
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Amit J wrote a review Feb. 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka58 contributions2 helpful votes
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We were picked up at right time and covered all the prominent places of Dubai. Largely a Photo opportunity outside Burj-Al-Arab & Jumeira Mosque, Museum with entry tickets, Water taxi, Spice Souk, Gold Souk and round of city. Pick up & drop of other guests waste some time but a
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Responded Mar. 18, 2020
Dear KoolJosh, 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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morning coffee in the sky...
we decided to have a morning coffee in the lounge and we got a reservation on the window side, its a good idea to g
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OMG! What can I say....❤️❤️
Spectacular! An out of this world kinda experience and all credits goes to this amazing package. We chose Sky VIP
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Spectacular desert experience
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Incredible experience!!
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Worth the money!
The staff, the food, the view everything is perfect! We couldn't be happier. A special thanks to our waiter who too
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Incredible
With this tour, we got the VIP pass so we were able to skip the line. I recommend this. The view from the 148th flo
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Excellent experience and VIP feel
Very stylish and surprisingly relaxing experience with a nice VIP feel from the alternative entrance and guide. I w
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Great views... shame about the food
The restaurant is slightly confusing to find at first as you need to go through the hotel, down a lift to find the
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Lovely experience!
What an experience! Lived in the UAE 5 years so far and have never been here, but will definitely be back. Gorgeous
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Fantastic Dubai Desert Safari
Our 4x4 car picked us up pretty much on time, it took about an hour to get out of Dubai and experience some dune ba
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Wofulnder experience with magnificent breathe taking views
You will only do this probably once. So we bit the bullet got online and booked direct with the Burj Khalifa for th
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  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, German
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