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Old Dubai 101 - A Heritage Walk (4pm)

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    What to Expect
    Our Old Dubai and Souk Tour begins on the Bur Dubai side of the Dubai Creek outside the Al Fahidi District. Guests can easily get here by Metro or by taxi. After walking through Al Fahidi Courtyard Houses, we walk over to the Dubai Museum, pass by the Ruler’s Court and then experience the famous Hindi Lane. After learning about the Old Textile Souk, Meena Bazaar and the Indian community’s influence on Dubai, we get to the Creek Waterfront Abra Taxi Stand. Here we learn about the historic trading activities that go on even till today in the Spice Souk and the Gold Souk. The tour ends at the Gold Souk. The Al Ras Metro is close by and provides connectivity to the rest of the city.

    Sights we see or talk about on our Old Dubai Tour:
    • Bastakiya
    • Coffee Museum
    • Dubai Museum (from the outside)
    • The Ruler’s Divan
    • Textile Souk 
    • House of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum (closed for renovation)
    • Al Shindaga Watchtower
    • Heritage & Diving Village (closed for renovation)
    • Gold Souk
    • Spice Souk
    • Traditional Abra Ride (wooden boat) to ride across the creek
    • Dubai Creek
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Arabian Tea House Restaurant and Café - Al Fahidi, Bastakiya Opposite Musalla Post Office - Al Fahidi St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    Departure Time
    4:00 PM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Dubai Gold Souk, Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • No hotel transfer are provided
    • No meals or drinks are provided
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Pri was a great host and guide for this tour - only 3 people total so lots of time to ask questions. There isn't too much walking involved, and the price includes entry into the Dubai Museum, Coffee Museum, and the abra (boat) ride as well. All the highlights are on the tour and
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    Please do yourself a favor and at least for a little while get away from shopping malls, skyscrapers and man-made-touristic-artificial spots. If you want to discover Dubai’s magnificent rise (from square one) then you need to meet Pri. Just let her guide you through it’s
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    I was so pleased we found Dubai By Foot as it was exactly what we were looking for; a walk through the Old Town and Souks and crossing the Creek on an Abra in a small group (5 adults). Our instructions were to meet our guide who would be dressed in orange, outside the Arabian
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    If you only get to do one thing in Dubai, then take the tour with Pri. We had an amazing trip with her and as a family of 4 were the only ones booked. Pri has fantastic knowledge and we definitely learnt things and saw things we would never have seen without her. Pri also
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    This tour is excellent and our guide Benjamin was absolutely brilliant. He is so knowledgeable about the area, the history and the culture. The tour itself is extremely varied and well planned. There is something for everyone to enjoy. Benjamin was also a brilliant help when
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