City Tours in Dubai
Our Dubai city tour packages are so curated, that you can get to explore the usual opulent and glamorous avatar of the city with its shopping malls and tall skyscrapers as well as the off-the-beaten-track destinations like the traditional markets, the souks. Dubai offers visitors to the city an amazing variety. You can watch awe inspiring Westernized modernization in its high risers that reach up into the skies beyond the clouds. Again, you may explore its rich traditional heritage at the various museums or the old markets buzzing with life.
You may opt for a short 4-hour tour that takes you on a ride exploring the modern side of Dubai, home to the tallest building in the world- the Burj Khalifa, the world’s only 7-Star hotel- the Burj Al Arab and the first man-made island of the world- the Palm . Dubai indeed stands witness to many superlatives—the largest, the only, or the biggest.
If you’re keen to explore Dubai in all its avatars, going deep into its history and culture as well as see the modern side of the city, opt for the Full day Dubai City Tour. Take a peek into Dubai’s rich tradition and culture by visiting the Dubai Museum, the Bastakia Quarters, or the Gold Souks which tell you how life used to be before oil was struck. The Full Day Tour also lets you explore the modernism Dubai displays at Jumeirah and Downtown Dubai in its architectural marvels like the Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai Mall, the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab and more.
For a more unique experience, you may explore Dubai aboard a double-decker bus, the Big Bus which gives you the option to hop on and off at your own free will. You may choose between the 24-hour and 48-hour packages and experience Dubai from its open-air deck or the air-conditioned cabin. The Big Bus tour includes a ride aboard the Dhow Cruise along Dubai Creek as well as free entry into the Dubai Museum and the house of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum. You get a deep insight into the various landmarks of Dubai, old and new listening to the recorded commentaries offered in as many as ten languages. Indeed, the Big Bus Tour immerses you into a very engaging experience of Dubai city.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Dubai City Tours
Q.1 What is the duration of the Dubai city tour?
Ans. It is a 4 to 8 hour long tour which will give you an insight of the culture and history of Dubai as you visit the historical places, various monuments and heritage buildings.
Q.2 Will we have a guide on the tour?
Ans. The entire sightseeing tour of Dubai is going to be guided and your guide will be along throughout, giving you important facts and details about the places you visit.
Q.3 What languages can the guide speak or interact in, with us?
Ans. Our guides know fluent English and can speak regional language too.
Q.4 What is the best time to visit Dubai or go on a city tour in Dubai?
Ans. Although Dubai is always on the hotter side climate wise, you can experience a pleasant weather if you are visiting Dubai during winters or between October and April. During this period, the weather is perfect for many outdoor activities. You can visit Dubai anytime during the year as well, because all the buildings and places as well as cars are fully air-conditioned.
Q.5 What kind of clothes can I wear in Dubai?
Ans You can wear anything as per your choice like shirts, jeans, tops, knee-length dresses (women), etc. However, if you are going to any religious place or public place where dress code is specifically mentioned, you must follow that. For example- while visiting Mosques, you should dress very modestly and as per the decorum of mosque.
Q.6 What are some adventure sports to try out in Dubai?
Ans. Although there are numerous adventure activities to try in Dubai, if you are traveling for the first time, you can try out sports like Jet Skiing, Quad Biking, Dune-bashing, Sandboarding, Parasailing and Kayaking. Quad bike , dune buggies , zip line etc.
Q.7 What are certain Do’s and Don’ts to keep in mind on the city tour?
Ans. As you will be visiting many places, it’s imperative for you to know the Do’s and Don’ts to avoid any trouble.
- Book your tickets for stays and activities or tours in advance to avoid last-minute hassle and disappointment.
- Public display of affection is not allowed in Dubai.
- Smoking and drinking are prohibited except for special designated places for the same. You can’t smoke anywhere you want.
- You can wear whatever you want barring the religious and crowded public places. If a certain place has a specific decorum and dress code, you must follow that without any exception.
- Ask for permission before you click pictures as photography may not be allowed at certain places.
Q. 8 What’s the best time of the year to visit Dubai?
You should aim to visit Dubai between the months of October and March as it’s a bit pleasant with the temperatures not being as high as they usually are. This time of the year is perfect for outdoor activities like picnics, trekking, visiting the beach, etc. There may be odd showers at this time of the year which help further to keep the temperatures from rising too much.
Q9. What’s appropriate clothing for Dubai?
You can wear anything in Dubai unless you are visiting any place with a dress code in place. We recommend that you dress soberly.
Q10. Is smoking allowed in Dubai?
Smoking is banned in public spaces like open to general public buildings, shopping malls, hospitals, buses, the metro, etc. You can however smoke at designated zones spread through the city.
Q11. What are the other Tours available in Dubai
Below we have mentioned some the best Tours in Dubai
- Helicopter ride Dubai
- Dubai Hot Air Balloons
- Rib Boats
- La Perle Show in Dubai
- Dubai dolphinarium
- Aquaventure waterpark
- Desert Safari
- Dhow Cruise
Al Fahidi Historic District
Bur Dubai Souq
Alserkal Cultural Foundation
The Walk at JBR
Saruq Al Hadid Archaeology Museum
The Beach at JBR
Jumeirah Public Beach
Nikki Beach Dubai
Dubai Street Museum
Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
Al Qudra Lake
Dubai Miracle Garden
Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House