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Private Historic Old Dubai and Souks Walking Tour featuring Hidden Gems

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Private Historic Old Dubai and Souks Walking Tour featuring Hidden Gems

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Discover a low-key side of Dubai on this walking tour through the old part of the city. On the first part of the tour, step inside the coffee, coin, and Dubai museums, appreciating the old forts, architecture, and street art along the way. Then, take an abra (traditional Arabian boat) ride across Dubai Creek to visit the souks—traditional markets selling everything from souvenirs to diamonds.
  • Private tour is led by a professional guide
  • Visit Old Dubai and traditional souk markets
  • Walking tour through the city
  • Visit museums and take an Arabian boat ride
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Professional guide
Traditional boat ride
Coffee and/or Tea
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Bastakiya Opposite Musalla Post Office - Al Fahidi St - Bur DubaiAl Fahidi - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Please meet your guide dressed in orange outside the Arabian Tea House Restaurant in Bur Dubai

Return Details

Gold Souq - Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

The tour ends at the Gold Souq - from here you can explore the souqs at your own leisure or easily take a taxi or a metro to any other part of Dubai

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 6 are free. Children 6 and above who can walk for the duration of the tour have a reduced price ticket. We are a very child friendly tour.
  • Dress comfortably with walking shoes
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Visit DC Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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great tour, knowledgable guide
Andro C
, Jan 2019
very happy with the tour,our guide, Ben, was very friendly and knowledgeable, gave us a lot ofinteresting facts and information, would definitely recommend to spend an afternoon in old dubai....
Piri was very good so informative...
, Feb 2018
Piri was very good so informative. So glad we did the tour, would have liked more time at some of the points of interest.
Excellent walking tour led by Lana...
, Feb 2018
Excellent walking tour led by Lana. She was very friendly and most competent in guiding us through Old Dubai and keeping clear of the mass tourist groups most of the time. Well recommended and superb value booking through Viator as opposed to other advertised tours. David and Judy
Our guide, Jose, was very...
Ian M
, Jan 2018
Our guide, Jose, was very knowledgeable and friendly. We saw some interesting places such as the coffee museum, old quarter of Dubai and the souks. Would recommend this tour.
Fantastic tour. Very informative...
, Nov 2017
Fantastic tour. Very informative. Guide was knowledgeable friendly and entertaining. Highly recommend

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