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Afternoon Tour Exploring the City of Dubai

Highlights
  • Cover Dubai’s highlights with ease in one afternoon
  • Travel to the top sights in comfort and learn about them via a guide
  • Explore old Bastakiya and see the Palm, Burj Khalifa, and other landmarks
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Afternoon Tour Exploring the City of Dubai
From US$65.00
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Afternoon Tour Exploring the City of Dubai
From US$65.00
Overview
Dubai’s signature sights are spread across different districts and often hard to reach on public transport or foot, especially when it's hot. Get to see the top sights without any travel worries on this convenient tour. Stroll around old Al Bastakiya to learn about Dubai’s history; take photos of the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab; and dive into souks, galleries, and more to sample the city’s culture.
What to Expect
Depart your central Dubai hotel by air-conditioned vehicle and head into old Dubai as your guide charts the city’s history and culture.

Stop first at Al Bastakiya (Al Fahidi), Dubai’s oldest quarter, and stroll around its lanes to see its wind tower houses. Learn how the houses were built by Persian traders in the late 1800s, and dip into Bastakiya’s art galleries and museums.

Delve into nearby souks and bazaars, and cruise through the swish Jumeirah neighborhood, passing its deluxe villas and Jumeirah Mosque. Snap photos of the Burj Al Arab from Jumeirah Beach, and take in the palm-tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah before a drive around Dubai Marina and the Mall of the Emirates.

Finally, keep your camera ready for a panoramic tour of futuristic Downtown Dubai. Enjoy photo ops by the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, and Dubai Fountain here before your tour ends with a hotel drop-off.
Reviews (54)
1 - 5 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
TIMADORES! THIEVES!! Horrible customer care!

Had a reservation for a city tour. Due to problems with its web page, couldn’t had the reservation properly completed. So reservation was made (by itself) for the day after. We couldn’t make it for that day but we kindly ask for the following Friday....More

Thank OhmyfoodiES
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
got to all the expected locations at good times , could not have seen otherwise

tour has a fairly tight schedule as there is plenty of ground to cover in the bus (30 seats), but ran to schedule, mainly because our guide Imran was very upfront with timing requirements and hurried everyone safely between stops, which meant there was sufficient...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RobRb
Raynatours, Guest Relations Manager at Rayna Day Tours & Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Guest! Thank You for praising our hard work and rating us the perfect stars. We spend a significant amount of time in training our team to present you the best tour around the city. Customers like you leave us highly motivated to work for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Unorganized

The 7 hour afternoon city tour was completely unorganized. The person who picked us up at the hotel did not greet us and did not tell us he was only transporting us to another location were we would meet others and transfer to another bus....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank butterflyRI
Reviewed 10 November 2018
Relaxing tour and funny tour guide

This tour was very informative and fun. It was the perfect fit for our large group of 29. Thanks Rayna Tours!!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie F
Raynatours, feedback team at Rayna Day Tours & Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear guest, Greetings!!!! Thank you so much for your valuable feedback, we are glad to know that you liked the tour booked with us. Apart from this, please let us know if you need any tour, hotel for any other destination as well; we have...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Best Tour Guide

Our tour officer Kunel Bhavnani was the best I have ever come across. He took his time to explain and show us the important monuments of Dubai. I really enjoyed his guidance and I will always recommend him to family and friends. He is the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Grant N | Reviewed this property |
They're pretty good at picking up at hotels so would imagine they'd pick up at Holiday Inn. Our tour ended about 8.30pm by the time we were dropped off at our hotel (but we were the last to be dropped off so maybe a bit... More
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