Guided tour

Dubai: Al Fahidi Walking Tour with Abra Ride

Dubai: Al Fahidi Walking Tour with Abra Ride

From $61.26 per person

Explore the Al Fahidi neighborhood and see the historic side of Dubai on a walking tour. Take a ride across Dubai Creek on a traditional wooden abra boat and visit local souks.

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English, Hindi
  • Ride a traditional abra boat across Dubai Creek
  • Visit the Spice Souk and Textile Souk
  • Walk through the Al Fahidi district and see the historic area of Dubai
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Explore the vibrant history of Dubai by walking through the lanes and alleyways of the Al Fahidi district. Marvel at the ancient buildings and enjoy the unique Arabian style of architecture. Proceed through the captivating textile souk and see the colorful fabrics. Continue to the perfume, spice, and gold souks and get a glimpse of Dubai’s past as a trading outpost. Ride across Dubai Creek on a traditional abra boat and enjoy views of the city from the water. Once you have finished the guided tour, feel free to explore more on your own.
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Water taxi
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 6 years
    • Pregnant women
    • People with mobility impairments

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      Meeting point

      Please meet your guide outside Arabian Tea House in Bastakiya; Al Fahidi Street, Bur Dubai, Bastakiya Opposite Musalla Post Office - Dubai.

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes
      • Sunglasses
      • Sun hat

      Not allowed

      • Baby strollers
      • Luggage or large bags

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      • On rare occasions, the venues mentioned could be subject to closure without notice. No refund will be offered.
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      Overall rating

      5 /5

      based on 15 reviews

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      We always thought that Dubai is only about shopping and dessert but with Ricky we were able to see a very different side of thr city. We looked at some Arabic architecture and heritage, visited locak markets. All in all it was a fun experience, if you really want to get to know a city well, this is the right way to do it.

      August 6, 2021

      Dubai By Foot is perfect to get to know Dubai's old town and souks on foot with a very personable and well-informed guide (Dear Pri). You discover corners that you wouldn't see on your own .... You learn a lot about the history and the origins and Pri answers every question patiently. I highly recommend this tour to everyone ....

      March 5, 2020

      The tour provides great information about history, culture and food that we would not have learned otherwise. The small group helped us to be fully engaged with the guide, who gave us brilliant stories not just about Dubai but the entire region. We spent some time at the souks and the textile market as well. All in all good 2 hours spent.

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      February 11, 2020

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      Product ID: 220572

      VA ID: 390667