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Nat Geo Day Tour: Taste of Tradition, Exploring Emirati Cuisine
Excursions & day trips

Nat Geo Day Tour: Taste of Tradition, Exploring Emirati Cuisine

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$229.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 6 hours
Do this because
  • Learn about the history, customs, and traditions of Emirati food, blending culinary exploration with cultural immersion
  • Explore the vibrant local market, discovering Emirati cooking ingredients and hearing the stories of local vendors
  • Take part in a hands-on culinary workshop and grasp authentic Emirati cooking techniques to craft mouthwatering dishes of your own. Receive a tangible souvenir in the form of a recipe booklet to take home as a memento of the tour
  • Feast on the dishes you prepared as you enjoy an exclusive musical performance by local artists
What to expect

Join this exclusive National Geographic Day Tour in Dubai for a fascinating blend of culinary exploration and cultural immersion. The tour is designed to leave you with a profound appreciation for Emirati gastronomy, traditions, and the importance of preserving the local heritage. The first stop is a leisurely guided walking tour through Dubai’s charming souks. Explore vibrant stalls adorned with exotic spices and fresh produce. Learn how to pick high-quality, locally sourced ingredients for authentic Emirati cooking, as you engage with the vendors. Next, we’ll visit Al Khayma Heritage House, a renowned museum-restaurant. As you step inside this historical gem, you’ll receive a warm welcome from the staff. Wander through the building and marvel at the original decor and artifacts which narrate the tales of Dubai’s illustrious past. Inhale the tempting scents of Luqaimat – a delightful sweet treat – along with the aroma of Arabic coffee and bread. After enjoying some local snacks, get ready for a hands-on culinary workshop, supervised by talented local chefs who reveal the well-kept secrets of Emirati cuisine. Roll up your sleeves and master traditional recipes, harnessing the region’s unique flavors. You will then get to feast on the dishes you prepared, as you enjoy an exclusive musical performance by local artists. Receive a tangible souvenir in the form of a recipe postcard to take home as a memento of the tour.

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What's included
  • check Entrance fees
  • check Dinner
  • check Guided walking tour
  • check Water
  • check Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • check Food tasting
  • check Afternoon tea
  • check Live music
What's not included
  • x_not_included Alcoholic drinks
  • x_not_included Tips (optional)
Where
Meeting point:
Pickup from your accommodation. The provider will contact you 24 hours in advance to confirm pick up location.
What to remember

Not suitable:

  • this tour is not recommended for infants

Not allowed:

  • luggage or large bags and smoking indoors are not allowed on this tour

Know in advance:

  • in winter tours will start at 2.30pm
  • in summer tours will start at 4.30pm
  • minimum number to operate this tour is 2 guests
  • Return transfer is not included. The last stop will be Al Khayma Restaurant
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Provider
OceanAir Travels
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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