The Dubai City Tour is a magical expedition of the Arabian Gulf, the stunning skyline of the city, and catching panoramic shots of some of Dubai’s most attention- beholding landmarks like Palm Jumeirah Burj-Al-Arab and Dubai Marina. The Dubai sightseeing tour is full of surprises and walks through the history of the city. You can take a walk around the vibrant spice souk and visit the modern icons malls, and a lot more. The iconic Dubai Museum is an unmissable part of the tour and if you crave more fun; there’s more! Sink in the transfixing traditional Arabian architecture when you make your way to Jumeirah Mosque - the epitome of charm and culture.
If you are looking to take a tour of the best parts of Dubai, driving past the Sheikh Zayed Road will help you catch glimpses of contemporary Dubai with magnets like the Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall, Al Arab, and the Burj Khalifa. If you are looking for more spell-binding magic then the world-famous Palm Islands Jumeirah Beach and the Atlantis Palm hotel have photo stops that will help you keep remembrances of the tour.
The Dubai sightseeing tour is an irresistible bundle of joy packaged in a 4-hour itinerary. This particular variation encompasses some of the most prominent tourist attractions of Dubai that also include shared transfers from Deira or Bur Dubai.
Pick up from hotel - Dubai Creek - Dubai Museum - Mall of the Emirates - Burj Khalifa - Dubai Mall - Burj Al Arab - Jumeirah Mosque - Palm Islands - Jumeirah Beach - Atlantis Palm Hotel - Drop at your designated stop.
The price of the tour ranges between AED 47 and AED 80.
The Emirate of Dubai is a wonderful voyage to the modern city that is a perfect amalgamation of culture, beauty, and grandeur. Embarking on the 4x4 will help you explore top tourist spots like Burj al Arab, Dubai Marina, and Burj Khalifa.
Routes:- Pick up from hotel - Burj Al Arab - Souk Madinat Jumeirah - Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark - Dubai Marina - Palm Islands - Dubai Gold Souk - Dubai Spice Souk - Al Seef St - La Mer - Zabeel Palace - Dubai Frame - Burj Khalifa - Dubai Water Canal.
Pricing:- Approx 730 AED
With the mind-boggling views of the effeminate skyscrapers, the enthralling coastline, and art that inspires one, and cuisines to die for, Dubai is a metamorphosis of several great things. The Full Day Dubai city tour is a grab-worthy opportunity to explore the magnificence.
Pricing:- The price ranges between AED 200 to AED 300.
Routes:- Pickup from your hotel or chosen location - Walk Through Heritage Village - Dubai Museum - Traditional boat Ride “Abra” - Famous Spice Souk (Market) - Popular Gold Souk (Market) - Drive Through Jumeirah Mosque - Jumeirah Beach - Photostop at The Burj Al Arab - Madinat Jumeirah Souk - Atlantis The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai Marina Skyline A Picturesque View - Mall Of The Emirates - Dubai Mall Fountain Show - Burj Khalifa - Drop Back To Your Hotel/Location.
Make most of the city by choosing this half day Dubai city tour and get the chance to witness the towering skyscrapers and astounding historical monuments. Explore some of the popular attractions of Dubai such as the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Mosque and more in this city tour.
Routes:- Pickup from your hotel or chosen location - Dubai Museum - Dubai Creek - Jumeirah Mosque - Jumeirah Beach - Burj Al Arab - The Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis The Palm Hotel - Dubai Marina Skyline With Photo-sessions Stops - Mall Of The Emirates - The Dubai Mall - Burj Khalifa - Drop off at your location.
Pricing:- AED 100 to AED 175
The old and new Dubai sightseeing tour is like the Ying-yang of the travelling world. Two distinct areas with different personalities here is a chance to look at the old-world established zones of Dubai as well as the ultra-modern version of Dubai.
Hop on to this voyage beginning from HeliDubai to see exciting visions of the city from up above. Take in the mesmerizing view of landmarks and attractions located near Dubai Creek and Dubai Marina during your helicopter ride.
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Inclusions:- Helicopter ride of 12 to 40 minutes based on your chosen package A professional pilot cum guide will take you through this tour
Pricing:- The price ranges from AED 566 to AED 10,330
Routes:- Helipad of Dubai Police Academy - fly over contemporary and modern attractions of Dubai
The Dubai bus tour presents several photo-capturing moments of the iconic and globally famous landmarks from the top deck of the bus. There are two different routes that mark the tour. One is the City tour also known as the Red route whereas the other is the Beach Tour which also is known as the Blue Route.
Pricing:- AED 230 to AED 236
**Route:- ** Hop on the bus from any departure point -Burj Khalifa - Dubai Mall - Bastakiya Old Village - Al Fahidi Fort - Old Souk ‘Of Arabia’ - Old Watchtower - Heritage Village - Gold & Spice Souk’s - Dubai Creek - Atlantis The Palm - Souk Madinat - Burj Al Arab.
Dubai Frame is one of the city’s most unique architectural landmarks and provides great views of the city from the walkway. The Dubai Frame tour is combined with a comprehensive tour of the entire city.
**Routes:- ** Pick up from hotel - Palm Jumeirah - Atlantis The Palm Hotel - Burj Al Arab - Dubai Marina - Souk Madinat Jumeirah - Dubai Frame -Blue Mosque - Dubai Creek
Pricing:- AED 96 to AED 276
This tour is a great opportunity to learn about both the contemporary and modern sides of Dubai. While the Dubai city tour lets you witness some of the great architecture of Dubai like Burj Khalifa, bewildering white-marble Jumeirah mosque, and Burj Al Arab; the desert safari lets you experience the traditional side of Dubai.
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Routes:- Creek - Al Bastakiya quarter - Dubai Museum - abra' boat ride across Dubai Creek - Spice market. - Sheikh Zayed Road and Dubai Marina - Burj Al Arab - Burj Khalifa - Atlantis The Palm - hotel drop-off - 7-hour desert experience.
**Pricing:- ** AED 367 to AED 552
There are numerous options from which you can choose to explore the amazing city of Dubai. We recommend that you book your Dubai sightseeing tours online, which will allow you to save both your money and time. With online booking you get various deals and discounts on entry tickets of famous landmarks of the city including Museum of Future, Dubai's Sky Views Observatory, and more. Skip the long queues at the ticket counter and get a direct entry in your favourite attractions with ease and comfort on your Dubai city tour with advance booking.
For saving time: Get a NOL card as soon as you start your journey, as it will help you in making smooth and hassle free payments to taxis and other public transports. This will save your time and save your energy.
For more exploration: Get combo tickets which will help you in exploring more places in a single ticket. It will save you money as well as will offer you more places to discover. There are exciting combos such as Burj Khalifa with Desert Safari Combo, which will offer you different types of experience in a single tour.
The Mall of the Emirates is a world-class shopping destination based in the heart of Dubai. The mall has over 630 brands in a huge area of over 200,000 Sqm. The stores include departmental stores, lifestyle and fashion brands, electronic stores, home furnishing and also the largest carrefour in the city. The mall is a perfect family outing destination as it offers activities curated for every age group, such as cinemas, Magic Planet, Ski Dubai, etc. There are over 100 food joints to serve millions of visitors every month.
The infamous Burj Khalifa is one of the most impressive inventions of human imagination and has been operating since 2010. It is undoubtedly one of the most important places on a Dubai Sightseeing Tour and stands 828 metres tall as the tallest building in the world. Enjoy panoramic views of the entire city from the 124th, 125th and 148th floor observation Deck which also by riding in one of the longest elevators in the world. You can visit the lower levels of 124 and 125 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM daily. The upper level of 148 is open from 11 AM - 11.30 PM daily.
Any visit to Dubai is incomplete without visiting Dubai Mall as a part of the Dubai City Tour. The mall is situated around three main landmarks making it easily accessible, and is the trifecta of tourist destinations. The Dubai Mall is the world’s largest and most-visited entertainment and retail destination that entertains over 80 million visitors every year. Apart from every brand store, the mall also has the world’s largest virtual reality theme park and houses several games, experiences and VR roller coasters. The mall also houses the Dubai Ice Rink, child-centric edutainment and more!
Burj Al Arab is one of the most iconic hotels in the world and is shaped like a grand sail on the ocean itself. The hotel opened in 1999 and is a symbol of exclusivity and opulence. To visit the hotel, you need to have a reservation. The hotel has 202 rooms starting from a one-bedroom single suite. Every room has a spectacular ocean view with access to the hotel’s private beach and exclusive swimming pool built on the terrace overlooking the sea.
Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque in the city that is open to the public six days a week. The mosque itself is designed to educate and inform the visitors with tours operated by the “Open Doors, Open Minds” initiative, which allows non-muslims to enter the beautiful pilgrim from outside Arabia as well. The mosque is a flagship program from The Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Cultural Understanding. It is decorated with peace and incredible Arabic architecture, making it one of the most visited places in Dubai.
Often considered the world’s eighth wonder, Palm Islands are one of the boldest mega projects undertaken by the country. It is the biggest man-made island in the world and is named after the islands shaped in the shape of a palm tree. The Palm Islands consists of three islands, Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira. However, only Palm Jumeirah is open to visitors and also houses the luxury hotel Burj Al Arab and some residential properties.
Jumeirah Beach is undoubtedly one of the most important parts of the Dubai Sightseeing Tour because of its charming surroundings and famous white sand. Once a fishing and pear farming centre, the area has evolved into a principally residential area over time and houses several elite families. Enjoy a calm and serene evening at the beach as you witness the amazing sunset with your friends and family. Other places to visit near Jumeirah Beach include, Jumeirah Mosque, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Dubai Eye Wheel, Souk Madinat, Jumeirah and Madinat Jumeirah.
The Atlantis Palm Hotel does not fail to deliver. Located on Dubai’s man-made Palm Island, the hotel offers a relaxing and fun experience for couples and families alike. The hotel is huge, built-in 46 hectares, with a little less than half of the area dedicated to water park facilities. The suites and rooms offer luxurious comfort to the guest for a weekend or overnight stay. The room at Atlantis starts from AED 750. However, you can explore just the restaurant as well as part of your Dubai City Tour.
Enjoy the enigmatic views of the city by choosing the busy tour that allows you to stay on board as long as you like with the period of your ticket. You will be able to access Dubai Museum, row a dhow with Arabian culture nights, go down the Dubai Creek, and enjoy a night panorama tour which is a part of this. If you love discovering, then the bus tour also includes an experience of diverse museums surrounding the creek. The Marina tour is great to get you closer to Dubai Marina.
Get on this unbelievable journey; reach your assigned helipad and get ready for the journey. Post the safety training guidance, you can sit in the helicopter and sink in the glorious beauty of Dubai. Fly above the most exemplary and iconic monuments including the Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis, Burj Khalifa, and Burj Al Arab. Not just that, get a bird’s eye view of Dubai beaches and other famous landmarks like Dubai Creek and the Dubai Canal. Get closer to knowing the city, thanks to the detailed commentary on the flight.
Dubai Sightseeing Tour is incomplete without a traditional Dhow cruise experience. Enjoy numerous boat ride options on the serene rivers of the city, which offers various unforgettable experiences for you and your family. Every dhow cruise has a different experience to offer, you can either discover the modern Dubai or can also indulge in the stories of the old Dubai town, the choice is all yours.
Dubai knows how to entice its travellers and Seaplanes are an example. They can take off from both land and water and have become a popular way of touring Dubai in recent years. The Seaplane tour takes you over Dubai and provides some of the best views as remembrances.
1. How to Reach Dubai
By Air:- Dubai International Airport is the busiest airport in the UAE, which offers flights from around 100 destinations worldwide. The airlines serving here include FlyDubai (an LCC) and Etihad.
By Bus:- Dubai is well connected with other Arab countries through Emirates Express, which includes cities like Sharjah, Ajman, Masafi, Abu Dhabi and others.
By Road:- Oman is the only way to enter Dubai by road, here you will have to pay an exit charge of 3000 Omani Rial.
2. Best Time to Visit Dubai
The best time to visit Dubai is during the months between September and April, when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. The pleasant weather makes it favourable for the tourists to do sightseeing and enjoy their trip the most.
The Dubai city tour is packaged to include some of the best spots and experiences of Dubai. The bundle includes several places including Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi Fort, Jumeirah Mosque, the Burj al Arab, Burj Khalifa, Palm Island, Atlantis Hotel, Jumeirah beach, photostops and a lot more.
The tour easily takes anywhere between 4 - 6 hours to, which will always depend on the traffic of Dubai also.
The rates vary according to the time of visit as visiting in peak period implies an expensive package and vice versa for other seasons.
Although all the package options have their own benefit, if you have to choose the best tour package from the available options, it will be Dubai City Tour and Desert Safari Combo. This tour allows you to witness almost all the famous architecture and landmarks of the city along with the chance to enjoy Desert Safari in the evening
If you are visiting on your own, a good 5-day is enough to visit Dubai in your own way and explore all the attractions along with important heritage sites.
November to March is the best time to visit Dubai. The weather is super pleasant and suited for all activities. Also the Dubai shopping festival held during Jan- Feb can also be enjoyed driving the haul.
The best way to get around Dubai is by metro, as it is well connected to every part of the city, as there are a total of 50 stations.