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Afternoon Tour Exploring the City of Dubai

  • Cover Dubai’s highlights with ease in one afternoon
  • Travel to the top sights in comfort and learn about them via a guide
  • Explore old Bastakiya and see the Palm, Burj Khalifa, and other landmarks
Afternoon Tour Exploring the City of Dubai
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Afternoon Tour Exploring the City of Dubai
Dubai’s signature sights are spread across different districts and often hard to reach on public transport or foot, especially when it's hot. Get to see the top sights without any travel worries on this convenient tour. Stroll around old Al Bastakiya to learn about Dubai’s history; take photos of the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab; and dive into souks, galleries, and more to sample the city’s culture.
What to Expect
Depart your central Dubai hotel by air-conditioned vehicle and head into old Dubai as your guide charts the city’s history and culture.

Stop first at Al Bastakiya (Al Fahidi), Dubai’s oldest quarter, and stroll around its lanes to see its wind tower houses. Learn how the houses were built by Persian traders in the late 1800s, and dip into Bastakiya’s art galleries and museums.

Delve into nearby souks and bazaars, and cruise through the swish Jumeirah neighborhood, passing its deluxe villas and Jumeirah Mosque. Snap photos of the Burj Al Arab from Jumeirah Beach, and take in the palm-tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah before a drive around Dubai Marina and the Mall of the Emirates.

Finally, keep your camera ready for a panoramic tour of futuristic Downtown Dubai. Enjoy photo ops by the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, and Dubai Fountain here before your tour ends with a hotel drop-off.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great informative tour

We stayed in Dubai for 3 nights and decided to take this tour to get a taste of the city. The tour was great. Our guide Savio was knowledgeable and made the tour even more enjoyable. We visited the museum, spice and gold souks, crossed...More

4  Thank jmdaras
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Great Tour

Really enjoyed this tour as we got the historical part of Dubai right through to the high end hotels and ended with the water and light show at Bur Khalifa. Visited souks, a rug place. If you're a Coeliac, take something to eat as everyone...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed August 15, 2018
Very good tour but too much emphasis on shopping

We organised the tour at our hotel the day before. Picked up at the hotel on time and driven to a meeting point for the minibus. Our driver had a few problems finding where to meet but eventually arrived. Throughout the tour we were well...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed May 9, 2018
I must say Dubai is a place to be. I can't wait to go again.

What an imagination to build this with the water and sand. I must say Dubai is a place to be. I can't wait to go again for the 2020 Expo

Thank midag2017
Reviewed April 25, 2018
Great Overview of Dubai and Cultural Heritage - HIGHLY RECOMMEND

I am super impressed with Rayna Tours. They contacted me by text the day of the tour to confirm my hotel pick up. Tour leader Imran was knowledgeable, funny and had a good command of the group - clear expectations. I especially enjoyed the Dubai...More

Thank CamanoIsleTraveller
Raynatours, Manager at Rayna Day Tours & Travels, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Dear Customer , Greetings from Rayna Tours !!! We really appreciate your valuable feedback . Feedback always allow us to refocus our commitment on providing the high standards of service and product . Our many aims is that every customer should get good memories from...More

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September 7, 2018|
Response from Grant N | Reviewed this property |
They're pretty good at picking up at hotels so would imagine they'd pick up at Holiday Inn. Our tour ended about 8.30pm by the time we were dropped off at our hotel (but we were the last to be dropped off so maybe a bit... More