Discover Dubai City over the course of this 4-hour sightseeing tour. Learn about modern day cultural influences at the Dubai Museum and view the Burj Al Arab from the outside. Walk the local spice and gold markets after a ride on a water taxi. Enjoy the overall atmosphere and new knowledge of Islamic culture that you will pick up from your English-speaking guide.
Meet your guide and group in the lobby of your central Dubai hotel to start the day. From there, make your way to the Dubai Museum, for an approximately 30-minute visit. There, you will learn about the culture of the city, its history, and ancient practices. Next, cross the Dubai River using a traditional water taxi, also known as an Abra, to reach the old souks of the city. Upon your arrival, enjoy free time in the Spice Market and Gold Market. Walk through the streets, purchasing various souvenirs and goods along the way.
Once you have finished strolling the bazaars, make your way to the Jumeirah Mosque and take photos of the outside. The Mosque was built in 1979 and reflects an authentic example of Islamic architecture. Afterwards, you will take a tour of the area to see the locals as they go about their daily lives. Stop for pictures at one of the most frequented hotels in the middle east, Burj Al Arab. Once you have finished observing the outside of the building, your guide will bring you back to your accommodations.