Private Historic Old Dubai and Souks Walking Tour featuring Hidden Gems

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Dubai

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  • 2 hours
  • Dubai
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Uncover the little-known treasures of Dubai on this 2-hour walking tour of Old Dubai and its various souks (markets). You will with a local guide through traditional architecture, museums, street art, and ancient forts. Your walk through the perfume, spice, and gold souks will stimulate your senses and the breathtaking views from the abra (traditional boat) ride will take you back in time. This tour is limited to a maximum of 20 passengers.  

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Dubai United Arab Emirates

We start by weaving in and out of the heritage homes inside the original residential district of Dubai built by Iranian traders

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Alserkal Cultural Foundation, Bur Dubai, Dubai, Dubai 335 United Arab Emirates

One such house is restored and houses the art collection of the Alserkal Culture Foundation - a real hidden gem of Old Dubai

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Coffee museum, 69 69 St What3words: ///roses.laying.lashed, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Lets understand how closely linked coffee is to the Emirati spirit of hospitality

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort, Al Fahidi area, Dubai United Arab Emirates

The site of the original Al Fahidi Fort guarding our pearl diving history

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Textile Souk, Bur Dubai Near Bur Dubai Abra Station, Dubai 75157 United Arab Emirates

Souk, Al Kabeer or Meena Bazaar

Pass By: Dubai Creek, Mashraf Building, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Boat ride in a traditional wooden boat across the Creek

Stop At: Dubai Spice Souk, Sikkat Al Khail Road Al Ras, Dubai 75157 United Arab Emirates

Lets have a close encounter with Saffron and Vanilla Bean - the original kings of spices

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dubai Gold Souk, Old Baladiya St., Dubai United Arab Emirates

In true Dubai style, go big or go home with all that glitters in this souq

Duration: 5 minutes

  • Professional guide
  • Traditional boat ride
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Tastings of traditional Emirati tea or coffee
  • Entry/Admission - Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood
  • Entry/Admission - Alserkal Cultural Foundation
  • Entry/Admission - Coffee museum
  • Entry/Admission - Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Dubai Gold Souk

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 6 are free. Children 6 and above who can walk for the duration of the tour have a reduced price ticket. We are a very child friendly tour.
  • Dress comfortably with walking shoes
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Arabian Tea House Restaurant & Cafe - Al Fahidi, Bastakiya Opposite Musalla Post Office - Al Fahidi St - Bur Dubai - Al Fahidi - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Return Details

Gold Souq - Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


2 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


03 Mar, 2022

Priyanka and Richard are amazing guides. I loved their proactive spirits during the tour. The Best❤️


28 Sep, 2021

Samy is a dubai local gem and made sure we had a terrific experience overall! An exciting period for Uae which you will appreciate more after this tour


19 Feb, 2020

This is a very informative interesting tour of the original Dubai . It highlights and explains just how much it has changed in such a short period of time. Excellent guide. 2 hours is just the right length of time in the Winter .. in the Summer it could be a little too hot. If you haven’t visited Dubai before, do this tour it helps you to appreciate and understand why Dubai has evolved into one if the World’s most important financial centres and most sought after travel destinations


18 Oct, 2019

Our tour guide, Donna, was superb. She made the tour really interesting and she was very knowledgeable. A must do tour, highly recommend.


19 Jan, 2019

Ben, our tour guide was very knowledgeable.. Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the older part of Dubai. Very good value

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