When the sun has set, Dubai really comes to life and the city is at its best. Once the sun’s rays have disappeared, the millions of lights in the city are turned on and the city gets a unique look. The Atlantis hotel turns into a fairytale building in the evenings. The illuminated skyscrapers of the Dubai Marina provide a unique spectacle and Madinat Jumeirah is a popular destination for dinner in the evenings, thanks to the romantic atmosphere that surrounds it.
The Burj Khalifa transformed into a large LED screen in the evening with millions of LED lights that show all the colors of the rainbow during the LED shows. The biggest attraction of Dubai in the evening is without a doubt the Dubai Fountain which shows a beautiful light and fountain show every evening. But also the Jumeirah mosque is a real attraction in the evening thanks to the beautiful lighting of the mosque.
You can admire the highlights of Dubai in the evening on your own initiative, but you can also opt for an organized tour with a touring car or walk to a number of illuminated Dubai attractions. Below we have listed the best Dubai by night tours for you.
Big Bus Dubai Night Tour
During this 2.5-hour bus tour with the hop-on bus from Big Bus Dubai you will go on tour through Dubai and you will have the chance to admire Dubai and the impressive skyline of the city in the dark. The Night Tour is ideal if you want to quickly discover the city, while leaning back and relaxing you can enjoy the spectacular skyline when the sun sets and Dubai really comes to life.
You can listen to the story in one of the 12 recorded languages and hear facts and anecdotes about Dubai’s incredible development from a fishing village to the biggest city in the Middle East.
You can see the LED lights on the Burj Khalifa, the impressive center of Deira, the Wafi Mall with the Raffles Hotel and the Sheikh Zayed Road with the dozens of enormous illuminated skyscrapers. The tour goes to many other famous places in Dubai including the Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Atlantis Dubai and the Palm Jumeirah Island, the Jumeirah Mosque, Downtown Bur Dubai and the Di Al Maktoum Bridge.
The tickets for the Dubai by Night bus tour through Dubai costs 51 dollars for adults and 33 dollars for children between 5 and 15 years. The bus tour can be ordered online at the GetYourGuide website.
Dubai by night tour & ticket for the Burj Khalifa
This five-hour Dubai by night tour will take you to all the highlights of Dubai. You can see the illuminated skyscrapers of the city, the luxury yachts in the Dubai Marina and the luxurious Madinat Jumeirah. Of course you will also see the illuminated Burj al Arab hotel, the artificially constructed Palm Jumeirah island with the majestic Atlantis the Palm hotel which is beautifully illuminated in the evenings. Finally, you will visit the Burj Khalifa.
The tour includes pick up at your hotel in Dubai, water during the tour, an English speaking guide and tickets for the observation platform At The Top in the Burj Khalifa for +/- 39 dollars. The Dubai by Night tour including Burj Khalifa by Dubai costs 148 dollars for adults (based on 2 persons) tickets for children between 3 and 11 years are 63 dollars. If you travel with more friends your ticket can be cheaper. Based on 4 people a ticket costs 115 dollars. The bus tour can be ordered online on the GetYourGuide website.
Dubai by Night City Tour with fountain show
During this 4-hour Dubai by night city tour you will see all the highlights of Dubai while an experienced driver will drive you through Dubai. After the pick-up, your hotel or accommodation in Dubai starts the tour in the Souk Madinet Jumeirah. Here you get the chance to discover this special place where traditional Middle Eastern products are sold. Experience the atmosphere of ancient Arabia through all your senses, with sight, smell and sound.
After this it is time for the Dubai Marina where the expensive yachts can be seen in the world’s most luxurious artificial marina. Then you drive past the dozens of illuminated skyscrapers of the Sheik Zayed Road towards the Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa. Here you get the chance to admire the amazing fountain. Where you can enjoy the dancing water from the fountains on a show. Ans beside that you can see the spectacular Burj Khalifa
The Dubai by Night city tour costs 360 dollars for a group of up to 6 people. The tour includes pick-up at your hotel in Dubai, transportation through Dubai, an English-speaking guide and water during the tour. The tour can also be booked for a small extra charge as a private tour. The private night city tour is 520 Dollar for a small group of 4 persons. The tour through Dubai can be booked online at the GetYourGuide website.
Dubai by Night: 4-hour walk
See Dubai at its best during this four-hour walking tour. The tour starts at one of the most beautiful locations in Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah. When the sun has set and the lanterns are on, this complex with its narrow alleys, water features and palm trees is at its best.
After Madinat Jumeirah the tour continues to the Dubai Marina where dozens of illuminated skyscrapers attract attention. Of course, a visit to Downtown Dubai should not be missed during a Dubai By Night tour. Here you can see the highest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa and witness the magnificent fountain show of the Dubai Fountain.
Walking tour ticket prices
The walking tour by night through Dubai costs 28 dollars for adults and 20 dollar for children between 4 and 11 years. This ticket includes a pick-up and drop off from hotels in Dubai. The walking tour can be booked online at the GetYourGuide website.