The vibrant & futuristic megapolis of Dubai offers an unending variety of sights for every kind of tourist. Are you adventure-minded? Go for bungee jumping, dune-bashing, and other adrenaline-pumping activities. Are you preferring to take it easy in Dubai? Laze around on the sparkling beaches and have a relaxing swim in the cool blue waters. Shopaholic? The world’s largest shopping mall is here at your service.
In fact, there is so much to see & do in Dubai, that you would need several days for it. However, you might be hard-pressed for time and have only a day to spare. Well, so be it. Don’t feel sad. Let us offer you our super full-day tour of Dubai City.
The tour is a perfect mix of old and new Dubai. so, in a single day, you would get to see both the traditional Emirati life – and the modern, cosmopolitan, global lifestyle of ultra-modern Dubai.
Go through the souks – ancient Arab markets – that haven’t changed much over the centuries. The Gold Souk, for example, showcases the finest gold jewellery design skills in the entire Arab world. You would be awed. And of course, tempted to buy. But remember to bargain hard!
Let us now take you to the cultural nerve centre of Dubai – the Al Bastakiya Quarters. Multiple interesting art galleries and museums here will expose the rich cultural heritage of the emirate to you. Bastakiya also has its share of souks. Get hold of some exotic spices and dates here. And you must not leave this place without visiting the Al Fahidi Fort. The Dubai Museum within the fort effectively captures a slice of Dubai’s chequered and many-layered glorious past.
And now, time for some coffee and snacks. After the break, we would do a kind of time travel and reach the newest and swankiest parts of modern Dubai.
Welcome to Jumeirah – one of the toniest locations in the entire Emirate. A wealth of mind-numbing architectural wonders is waiting here to greet you. The majestic Atlantis, The Palm stands tall here. And the unique-shaped Burj Al Arab – a landmark structure of Dubai is also to be found here. Visit the heavenly beaches of Jumeirah to relax for a while before heading for Souk Madinat.
And then, it’s time to explore the magnificent shopping malls of Dubai. Start with a visit to the Mall of the Emirates with its stunning array of products. The other beauties of Dubai Marina are not to be missed either. And the trip would have a grand ending with a visit to the world’s largest shopping mall – the Dubai Mall. With its unending display of almost every top global brand, the Dubai Mall would be nothing less than hypnotic for you. Take a look at the dancing fountain, visit the Ski Dubai, shop away to glory – and get yourself clicked in front of the adjacent Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.
Your travel experiences would never be the same again after this day-long Dubai trip. Because in a single day, you would have touched upon a majority of the attractions for which Dubai is famous all the world over. You would be yearning to come back, for sure. And we would be ready to welcome you with open arms, every time you visit Dubai.
- Pickup from hotel
- Visits to Bastakiya, Spice Souk, Gold Souk
- Jumeirah Beach
- Burj Al Arab
- Atlantis, The Palm
- Mall of the Emirates
- Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa (photo stop)
- Drop-off at the hotel
Points to Keep in Mind
- Carry your passport at all times
- Pickups available from centrally-located hotels and residences in Dubai
- The tour doesn’t take place on Fridays
- No charges are payable for cancellations prior to 24 hours of the trip start time
- 100% charges payable for cancellations within 24 hours of the trip start time
- Children under 3 years – free entry; children between 3 and 10 years – child rate payable; children above 10 years – adult rates payable
Full-Day Dubai City Tour FAQs
What are a few noteworthy places to visit in Dubai?
- Dubai Museum- The most-loved heritage spot of Dubai, Al Fahidi Fort holds a massive significance. You will spot ancient weaponry, Emirati musical instruments, and other priceless artefacts from the old era.
- Jumeirah Mosque- It is one of the magnificent mosques in Dubai, and you will love Islamic architecture. Besides, the mesmerizing flood lighting in the evening is mind-blowing.
- Sheikh Zayed Road- If you want to experience some captivating views of the marvellous Dubai skyscrapers and Dubai World Trade Tower, drive through Sheikh Zayed Road.
- Burj Al Arab- Known as the world’s first 7-star hotel, Burj Al Arab is an architectural wonder in Dubai and is praiseworthy for its design and luxury.
- The Palm Islands- Wonder what man-made accomplishments look like? Visit The Palm Islands, as it is one of the most loved locations in Dubai.
- Burj Khalifa- The famous landmark in the city, Burj Khalifa is the most colossal building in the world. Enjoy a 360-degree view of Dubai from the 124th
- Dubai Mall- Let your shopping spree go wild at the Dubai Mall, especially at the Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Summer Surprises Festival.
What to wear in Dubai?
You are free to wear everything in the city. From short-sleeved tops and fitted clothes to shorts and knee-length dresses- you can flaunt any outfit. However, if you are visiting any sacred place, you must wear comfortable and covered dresses.
What are the places to visit in Dubai during Ramadan?
Ramadan is one of the biggest festivals for Arabians. However, if you want to explore the less crowded spots in the city, you must check out the night market at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Besides, you must also explore the decked-up and glamorous malls.
What to keep in mind when travelling to Dubai?
When travelling to Dubai for the first time, you must keep certain things in your mind. For example, Dubai has an extremely hot climate, so bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats, and wear loose-fitted clothes. Moreover, you must book your hotels in advance to avoid any hassle. Avoid showing public affection, like hugging or holding hands. Weekends in Dubai are on Friday and Saturday while Sunday is a working day.