Discover the fascinating contrasts between the traditional and modern parts of Dubai on this private 5-hour tour. Decide for yourself what sights you want to see and enjoy a guided tour of this varied city.
What to Expect
Dubai attracts visitors from around the world with its old and new charm, from the elegant Jumeirah Mosque to the modern architectural wonders such as Burj Khalifa. Discover one of the most fascinating cities in the world on a half-day individual sightseeing tour.
Explore the modern side of Dubai on a tour through the new town. Drive along Sheikh Zayed Road and admire the glittering high-rise buildings on the way towards Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a magnificent hotel complex including an Arabic market. Stop at the famous Burj Al Arab to take photos and visit the artificial island of Palm Jumeirah with the Atlantis hotel.
Visit Ski Dubai, the famous indoor ski resort in the desert. At the end of modern part of the tour you will visit Burj Khalifa with its fascinating water fountain show. Experience the magical spectacle of water, light, and music in the evening and ride up the elevator to the top of the tallest building in the world, where you can admire the breathtaking views.
Please note: Tickets to Burj Khalifa cannot always be guaranteed for the desired time. In this case, you will be informed by the tour provider and offered an alternative time or a cancellation free of charge.
You will then cruise across Dubai Creek aboard a traditional “abra” boat to the exotic spice and glittering gold markets. Stroll through the historical district or learn more about the history of the city in the Dubai Museum.
Indulge in the varied nightlife of Dubai. Enjoy dinner in Burj Al Arab or in the spectacular Pierchic restaurant in the sea. There is something for everyone here from traditional Arabic cuisine to luxurious menus in 5-star hotels.
- Pick-up at your hotel in Dubai
- Private tour guide
- Entrance to the museum
- Ride on a water taxi
- Visit to the observation platform of Burj Khalifa
What's Not Included
- Hotel drop off
- Entrance fees to Ski Dubai, Ice Bar, and Burj Al Arab
Know Before You Go
For last-minute bookings for tickets to Burj Khalifa, it is not possible to see available times in advance.
Please wear moderate, lightweight, and respectable clothing with comfortable footwear in the summer. It is recommended that you bring a light jacket or sweater for the cool evenings in winter.
It is not permitted to take photos of veiled women, palaces, military personnel, or the police.
Itinerary changes during the month of Ramadan and on bank holidays may occur. Changed opening times may mean that some requests cannot be fulfilled.
Please note that this tour is customized to suit your interests and not all attractions can be visited on a half-day tour.
Please specify your wishes for the tour in advance by sending the tour operator an email. These will be confirmed, subject to availability and opening times, or amended with a suggested alternative. You will also find out at what times the observation platform of Burj Khalifa is available.