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Historical tour of old Dubai

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 4 hours
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Walk around Al Fahidi ancient fortress and the beautiful Dubai Creek

Get lost in the traditional Gold Souk and its countless spices

Stop for a unique photo session at Grand Mosque Jumeirah

What to expect

Immerse yourselves in this enriching excursion and learn about how a modest fishing village at the Dubai Creek was transformed into a city hub of beautiful skylines and rich culture, through a guided tour with different stops that make up the city's evolution throughout time.

The traditional tour will start with the discovery of the Jumeirah area, and the famous Burj Al Arab, followed by a stop at an art center. You will also cross the new Canal, then take a visitor stop for a snapshot of the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah that dates back to the Fatimid rule. You will continue to the historic district of Bastakyia, the magical old town which houses the Dubai Museum, located in the ancient fortress of Al-Fahidi which dates back 200 years. A visit to the Museum of Dubai is included on your own.

Next, you will have a chance to cross the creek by boat in authentic 'Abras', enjoying the spectacular cityscape while heading towards the District of Deira, which is home to Dubai's biggest spice and gold souks. Here, why not splurge on a golden souvenir or even sample exotic spices. The tour will continue with the discovery of the Zaabeel area and the rulers of DUBAI palaces before ending at the famous iconic Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

What's included

Hotel pick-up

What's not included

Personal expenses

Food and beverages

Hotel drop-off


تأجير ملاعب - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Meeting point:

The Gray Line staff will pick you up in most of the major hotels in DUBAI. The pick-up time varies between 1 hour to 15 minutes before the start of the tour at Gray Line terminal.


Gray Line

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Important info: the stop at the Jumeirah Mosque does not include a guided entrance of the Mosque, but should guests want to enter, the Mosque is only open on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8.45am till 9.45am only. On Mondays and Wednesdays from 9.00am to 10.00am and from 10.15am to 11.15am. The mosque is closed on Fridays
  • Live guide in English and audio guide available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Chinese
  • Ladies visiting the Mosque are required to cover their heads with a scarf and do not wear shorts, beachwear or sleeveless outfits as they are to be fully covered
  • Men visiting the Mosque should wear long trousers
  • Our tour operates every day including Friday, but on Fridays the National Museum of Dubai is closed in the morning, and guests will not be able to visit it (no refund will be given for that)
  • The vehicle will arrive at any time in between the said timings to pick you up unless there are unavoidable circumstances such as traffic conditions, mishap or in case of any other delay
  • The vehicle can only wait for a maximum of 5 minutes for guests, so as other guests at the next pick up location are not delayed
  • Pick-up is not available for clients who book less than 12 hours before the tour, but can join the tour directly at the departure point
  • For client in SHARJAH , JEBEL ALI or AJMAN hotels: there is a supplement of 25$ pp for pick-up
  • Smoking is prohibited in all our vehicles
  • Before photographing any local residents, kindly ask their permission
  • Photographing local ladies is not permitted