Private Tour: Highlights of Dubai

Dubai is a city renowned for having it all; fascinating history, epic beaches, world-class shopping and a dizzying array of weird and wonderful entertainment options. If you want to see all the delights of Dubai but have no idea where to start, join us for a private tour of its most thrilling highlights. See the Burj Khalifa, grab a bargain at the spice and gold souk, explore the world’s largest mall and take a ride around the marina in your own private boat – you’re in Dubai darling, you may as well treat yourself!

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7 to 8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Local, English-speaking guide
    • Private air conditioned minivan
    • Cold water
    • Water taxi (abra) ride
    • Private boat ride around Dubai marina
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Palm Islands
    • Entry/Admission - Dubai Marina
    What's excluded :
    • Food and shopping at the market and at Dubai Mall
    • Tip/gratuities for your driver and guide
    • Entry/Admission - The Dubai Mall
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort, Al Fahidi area, Dubai United Arab Emirates

    Your private tour will begin with a visit to Dubai’s oldest building, the Al Fahidi Fort which has been converted into Dubai’s premier museum. This is a great place to begin our tour as it will give you a chance to learn about the history of the United Arab Emirates and what life was like before the oil discovery that changed its destiny forever.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bur Dubai, Bur Dubai, Dubai, Emirate of Dubai

    From history to shopping, next we’ll hop into a water taxi (known as an abra) to cross Dubai Creek from Bur Dubai to the Deira side to visit the famous spice and gold market.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Deira, Deira, Dubai, Emirate of Dubai

    Your local guide will be able to help you with the obligatory haggling with stall owners and point you in the right direction of the best quality products as we stroll around the souk, soaking in its exotic atmosphere.

    From the old-style way of shopping to the new, your next stop is the world’s biggest mall, where we’ll spend half an hour exploring its many highlights, such as the aquarium, water fall, ice rink and the dancing fountain where you will visit the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. The lift will take you to the 125th floor where you can admire stunning city views of Dubai and beyond.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Dubai Mall, Al Mussallah Rd DownTown Dubai, Near Souk Al Bahar Bridge, Dubai 113444 United Arab Emirates

    The Dubai Mall boasts a tonne of tasty food options, so next, we’ll stop for a bite to eat (not included) at a restaurant, café or fast food joint of your choice.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palm Islands, Dubai United Arab Emirates

    After you have replenished your energy, we will head over to Palm Island, the biggest man-made island in the world, which we will discover by monorail. The island is home to a vast array of elegant buildings and fancy architecture and is the location for one of the world’s biggest and most well-known hotels, the Atlantis.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dubai Marina, Al Marsa St, Dubai United Arab Emirates

    Our final stop will be at Dubai Marina, This is a great opportunity to get closer to and take photos of some of the city’s most impressive skyscrapers, such as the Infinity Tower, which is the most twisted tower in the world and the Princess Tower which is the tallest residential tower in the world at 413 metres.

    After Marina photo stop we’ll drive you back to your hotel after an action-packed day of sightseeing! Before you go, don’t forget to ask your local guide for tips on what else to see and do during your stay in glamorous Dubai.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Emirate of Dubai, Emirate of Dubai
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please dress in comfortable clothes and shoes
    • Food is not included in this tour. There are many food options to choose from at the Dubai Mall and if you have any special dietary requirements, your guide will be able to advise you on the best places to visit.
    • This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
    • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by Urban Adventures UAE

Activity ID: V-6085P6

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