Drive around the city and see how the old and the new has blended and has given Dubai a vibrant character.
You will drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai and cover its major attractions like the Jumeirah Mosque, Sheikh Mohammed's Palace, Dubai Creek, and spice and gold souks.
Accompanied by an English-speaking guide at all times, this enchanting tour takes you from ancient to the modern world.
Sunday & WednesdayDuration
7 hours approx.Start time
Hotel pick-up between 8:30am and 9:30am
Your hotel in Abu Dhabi
Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick-up
Same as the start point
You will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your Abu Dhabi hotel for your Dubai sightseeing tour. You will drive for approximately 2 hours to reach Dubai.
During the drive, you will pass by Jumeirah Beach Road, going past exclusive residential neighbourhood with villas, mansions and palaces.
Your first stop will be the Jumeirah Mosque which is one of the most attractive mosques in Dubai. Built in Egyptian style, it is the only mosque in Dubai open for non-Muslims.
You will continue your journey to the Zabeel area, an impressive and illustrious part of Dubai.
Next, you will see the palace of Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai. It is one of the oldest buildings in the city and houses a rare collection of historic photographs, coins, stamps and documents that record Dubai’s history.
Witness a few more opulent and majestic residences before reaching the banks of Dubai Creek from where you catch views of the amazing Dubai skyline, which serves for brilliant photography.
Just a few-minutes-drive away is the Al Fahidi Fort. Believed to be Dubai’s oldest fort, it is home to the Dubai museum. It has walls built from coral and shell cemented together with lime. It was built to defend Dubai’s early community from warlike neighbouring tribes.
You will enter the Dubai Museum and learn about the rich history and cultural heritage of Dubai.
Moving forward, you will board an Abra, a type of water taxi, to reach the opposite bank of the Creek, and the suburb of Deira. At Deira, you will visit the traditional gold and spice souks and mingle with the merchants. You will experience an amazing contrast in just one city with shopping facilities like in the old times as well as in the modern world.
After Deira, you will drive back to Abu Dhabi and dropped at your hotel.
Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
Guests are requested not to wear shorts, skirts or clothes which may be sleeveless or transparent.
Minimum 6 passengers (Adults) required to operate the tour.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.