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Walking tours in Dubai

Do you want to experience Dubai at its best? Then take a walk through the city accompanied by an experienced guide and see all the highlights of the city. On a walking tour in Dubai you will discover the city’s hidden gems, meet its residents and get off the beaten track. For example, follow in the footsteps of Dubai’s first settlers and explore the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood and the old center of Dubai around the Dubai Creek. Or discover the highlights of Downtown Dubai during a walk past the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Opera and the Dubai Mall.

In this article we have listed the best and most fun city walks in Dubai and walking tours in Dubai for you.

Al Bastakiya Dubai

Dubai walking tour of Al Fahidi including Abra ride

During this three-hour Dubai city walkin gtour you will explore the historic Al Fahidi district and learn more about Dubai’s past. Enjoy the city’s charm on foot, cruise the Dubai Creek in an Abra water taxi and pose for photos taken by a photographer.

During the walk you will visit a traditional house and you will visit the largest coffee museum in the Middle East. There you will enjoy a live Arabic coffee-making session and learn how coffee has become a crucial part of the UAE’s culture. After crossing the Dubai Creek with a traditional abra boat, you will finally visit the Gold Souk and the Spice Souk.

Duration of the walk: 3 hours
Price per person: 37 US Dollar
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Dubai city walk through Al Fahidi including street food

Discover the traditional side of Dubai on a walking tour in the historic district of Al Fahidi and visit the city’s famous gold and spice souks. The tour can be expanded for a fee with a street food tasting, a boat trip with a traditional abra and transport from your hotel.

The walking tour takes you further to the alleys of Al Seef, an essential site in Dubai’s heritage. Here you will gain insight into the history of the area and visit the coffee museum. Then get a henna tattoo and have your photo taken in traditional Arabic clothing. For an additional fee you can upgrade the tour with a street food tasting where you can taste some Emirati street food dishes such as the Emirati bread Ragag, Luquimat, Karak tea, falafel, vegetarian samosa and camel milk ice cream.

Duration of the walk: 3 hours
Price per person: 27 US Dollar
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Al Seef in Dubai bij de Dubai Creek

Guided tour including street food along the Dubai Creek and the souks

Discover a unique side of Dubai with a local with this Dubai Creek city tour and explore the culture and history in the Old City and bustling souks. Experience special tastings as you visit the highlights of the historic area. The tour begins with a visit to the historic Al Fahidi (Bastakiya) district. There you will have stops, where the guide will talk about the history of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, the culture, life in Dubai, and the religion of the region.

Then continue to the Coin Museum, where you will see the ancient coins of Arabia and Dubai. From the roof you can also enjoy a fantastic view of Bastakiya. Stop in front of a mosque and learn about Islam. After this, you cross with a traditional abra boat to the unique Gold Souk and the adjacent Spice Souk.

Duration of the walk: 3 hours
Price per person: 27 US Dollar
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Guided tour of old and modern Dubai and Blue Mosque

Explore the best of both old and new Dubai on this four-hour walking and bus tour. Visit some of the city’s most beautiful sights such as The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, Blue Mosque and Al Khayma Heritage House. During the tour you will also take a boat trip on the Dubai Creek in a traditional abra boat.

Travel in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle from point to point and learn from your guide about the rich culture Dubai has to offer. When you arrive at the sights, the guide will take you for a walk along the sights. With this tour of Dubai you will be picked up from your hotel and dropped off at the door of your hotel after the tour.

Duration of the tour: 4 hours
Price per person: 50 US Dollar
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De Burj Khalifa in Dubai

Walking tour of the old town with lunch and ride in a vintage car

Explore the historic Al Fahidi district on this walking tour in the old city including a classic car ride. Enjoy a lunch of traditional Emirati dishes and discover downtown Dubai in a vintage G-Class Mercedes. The Dubai tour begins in the Al Fahidi Historical District at the Al Khayma Heritage Restaurant. Upon arrival you will be greeted with a traditional welcome of Arabic tea, dates and an assortment of other drinks. After this, it is time to explore the streets of the historic district together with the experienced guide.

Then you’ll take an abra, a traditional ferry, to cross the beautiful waters of Dubai Creek. Admire the panoramic views of the city as you sail and disembark at the Abra station on the other side. After this, you will discover the city center of Dubai on board a classic vintage G-Class Mercedes with which you will drive through the city in style. Look at the mesmerizing array of architectural marvels, including the towering Burj Khalifa and many skyscrapers.

Duration of the tour: 4 – 6 hours
Price per person: 99 US Dollars
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Walking tour of historic forts and pearls of old Dubai

During this 2-hour Dubai walking tour you will walk through Bastakiya, with its old houses, past Al Fahidi Fort and the famous textile, spice and gold souks (markets). You will also take a boat trip on a traditional wooden ship.

You will walk with a guide through the historic Al Fahidi district. You will walk through the perfume, spice and gold souks that will stimulate your senses. You will learn to understand Dubai from the perspective of its history, people, food, culture and etiquette. This tour is a great introduction to Dubai’s story from a desert-to-a-global destination city.

Duration of the tour: 2 hours
Price per person: 50 US Dollars
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Al Seef in Dubai bij de Dubai Creek

Private tour of Dubai with locals

See Dubai at its best from the eyes of a local with this three-hour private tour. See some of the city’s top sights such as the Dubai Creek, Spice Souk, Gold Souk and hear unique insights that only a local would know.

Along the way, discover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of an expert guide that will show you the authentic side of Dubai. During the private walking tour of Dubai you will also visit the coffee museum and the Sheikh Saeed al Maktoum house. And you can taste local drinks during the tasting.

Duration of the walk: 3 hours
Price per person: 115 US Dollar
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Other walking tours and city tours in Dubai

Beside this mention Dubai walking tours, there are more tours available in Dubai. Below we have listed the best ones for you. View what is included in the tour and choose what suits you best.

Walking tour of the old town, souks, museum and street food
Duration of the walk: 3 hours
Price per person: 23 US Dollars
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Dubai walking tour, creek, Abra taxi, souks and Emirati meal
Duration of the walk: 4 hours
Price per person: 39 US Dollars
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Dubai private walking tour of Old Town, Heritage and Souks
Duration of the walk: 2 hours
Price per person: 81 US Dollars
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Dubai tour along the Dubai Creek, souks, blue mosque and Burj Al Arab
Duration of the walk: 6 hours
Price per person: 127 US Dollars
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Due to the exchange rate, the prices in this article may differ slightly. If you click on the booking link you can see the accurate amount. With some tours you can take advantage in certain months. Provided that applies to you, look at the date you want and see if the tour is cheaper.

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