What you'll do
Meet your guide in front of the entrance of the Arabian Courtyard Hotel next to the Dubai Museum at 10:30 am or 2:30 pm for your small group tour. Your tour begins with a visit to the historical quarter of Al Fahidi (Bastakiya). There you will have several stops where your guide will tell you about the history of Dubai and the UAE, its culture, life in Dubai, and about the religion and the beliefs of the area. Afterwards, visit the most famous art gallery in the Emirates, where you'll see Dubai in the past and the present through the eyes of the a wide range of talented artists. While you're at it, sample ice cream made from camel milk. Then continue to the coin museum, where you will see the ancient coins of Arabia and Dubai. You can also admire fantastic views across Bastakiya from the roof! As you make your way to the Dubai Museum, stop in front of a mosque and learn more about Islam. Then, at the Dubai Museum, learn about the history of the city and how it developed so quickly. Shopping time starts after the Dubai Museum in the local markets (souks). Before your visit, get tips from your guide about prices and tricks of bargaining with the local merchants. Then its time to take a walk through the old souk, known for textiles, souvenirs and Kashmir scarves at the best prices. Follow this with a boat ride to the Spice Souk and Gold Souk, where you get the best deals.
I am From Arabia, a native who studied History, and Literature in English and in German. I have been doing this job since 2012 as i am so passionate about the History and the culture of Arabia and i feel so happy to tell my tourists about it. The best part is that you will get a real taste of the Life in Dubai and in Arabia and you get all your questions answered. The new Aladdin !
Mineral water Tea at the spice souk upon request
Dubai museum Art gallery Coins museum Bastakiya heritage quarter
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Where you'll be
Explore Old Dubai on a walking tour. Visit the Dubai Museum and see how it all started and learn a lot about the history and culture in Al Bastakiya. Cruise Dubai Creek on a traditional Abra to the Gold Souk Dubai and Spice Souk.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.
mobile Number 00971 55 28 24 856 The meeting Point In front of the entrance of the Arabian Courtyard Hotel next to the Dubai Museum
Old Dubai, Dubai Museums, and Souks Tour