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Dubai: Private Tour with Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

4.7 / 5

68 reviews

Dubai: Private Tour with Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

Activity provider: Withlocals
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From US$ 85.74 per person

Get a complete overview of Dubai on a 3-hour private guided tour. See the best the city has to offer with a perfect combination of highlights, hidden gems, a local snack and storytelling.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover highlights & hidden gems of Dubai
  • See the best of the city in only 3 hours
  • Spot classics like the Dubai Creek Abra Station & Spice Souk
  • Enjoy a special treat at a local eatery (included)
  • Experience the city to the max with a local expert
Full description

See Dubai at its best from the eyes of a local in just 3 hours. Check out prime landmarks like the Dubai Creek Abra Station, Spice Souk, Gold Souk and hear unique insights that only a local would know.

Uncover hidden gems and city secrets along the way that will show you an authentic side of the city with the help of a knowledgeable local guide.

Fully experience the local flare with an included local treat to make your city tour a complete experience.

Includes
  • Private Tour
  • Local guide
  • 1 local drink/tasting
  • Transportation
  • CO2 emissions offset
  • Tickets for the Coffee Museum
  • Tickets for Sheikh Saeed al Maktoum house
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Exit 1 outside Sharaf DG metro station

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 68 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.5/5

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In-Depth Tour of Deira Souks (Actual Tour Date 23 November)

My husband and I had a wonderful time with Manish K. on the Dubai "Souks, Sheiks and Spices Private History Tour" November 23. Be sure to ask for Manish by name. We asked him to customize the tour and so he did, taking us on an in-depth adventure in all the Deira Souks, from the Spice Souk to the Textile Souk to the Gold Souk. Manish knows so much history and is very warm and friendly as well as intelligent. We heard all about the founding of Dubai, how the pearl fishers started the economy, and saw Heritage House, the first real house built in Dubai by the ruling family. Manish answered our questions about the beautiful Emirati architecture with old-style wind tunnels used to cool the air. We didn't mean to shop but he also got us amazing bargains and enough snacks for a whole week in the souks. Finally he helped us hire a private 30-minute ride on an Abra ferry at Deira Old Souk Marine Station which allowed us to see everything from river (Dubai Creek) and land on the other side in B

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November 24, 2021

Highly recommend for anyone visiting Dubai to get some truly local insight of its history. Orlina, our local guide was sharing lot’s of her insights and answering any questions we had during our walk. Totally personable and we truly enjoyed the one-on-one w/ a local one just won’t get in a conventional city tour.

September 9, 2021

The tour was amazing, strolling through the old heritage district, stt galleries, coffee museum and zouk (cloth, spices and gold) was a once in a lifetime experience. Our guide was fantastic, very caring and gave us important local hints on the culture and explained everything in great detail. We were able to customize the route and visit all shops we wanted always feeling safe and in good neighborhood. Always again!

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May 25, 2021

Product ID: 96396