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Dubai City Tours

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Dubai Self Guided Audio Tour
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Half- Day Traditional City Tour of Dubai
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Guided Night Tour Through Dubai
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Guided Night Tour Through Dubai
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Combo: Burj Khalifa + Dubai City Tour + Dhow Cruise + Desert Safari
Dubai Desert Safari Tours
Combo: Burj Khalifa + Dubai City Tour + Dhow Cruise + Desert Safari
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Dubai City Tour + Dubai Frame Entry
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Dubai City Tour + Dubai Frame Entry
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Hatta Tour with a Visit to the Dam
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Hatta Tour with a Visit to the Dam
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Full Day Explore Dubai City Tour
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Full Day Explore Dubai City Tour
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Dubai City Tour, Aquarium & Burj Khalifa Tickets Combo
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Why should I go for a Dubai city tour?

From the world’s tallest building to the world’s largest shopping mall, Dubai is filled with stunning attractions to explore. With so much to see and do, a Dubai city tour allows you to see all the top attractions in the city on a minimal budget. A city tour will show you the best of Dubai, from the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab to the Palm Islands, and even a Dubai Marina Dhow cruise.

What does a Dubai city tour include?

Depending on the tour you choose, you will get a variety of inclusions in your Dubai city tour. You will be taken across Dubai’s most iconic landmarks in a luxury AC coach and detailed about the sights you see. Depending upon the kind of tour you choose, it will cover skip-the-line entry to attractions, an audio guide or a live tour guide, return transfers, meals, and more. Your tour may include visits to Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Atlantis Hotel, Dubai Museum, Jumeirah, La Mer, Al Seef, Dubai Marina, and many more. 

How long is a city tour of Dubai?

The duration of the Dubai city tour can be anywhere between 60 minutes to 8 hours depending on the tour that you choose. The longer tours include an expert local guide, with round trip transportation, a complimentary pocket guide, and more.

Can I book a Dubai city tour online?

Yes, you can. It is recommended that you book your Dubai city tour online. There are several benefits of booking your tour online; you would be eligible for various discounts and cashback, you would get the complete itinerary of your tour and other relevant booking details such as pick-up/drop location and sights covered, and tours by partners personally verified and trusted by Headout. An added benefit is that you also have a wide variety of city tours available online, which are also a part of combo tickets that offer entry to prime attractions in the city as well.

Are there any Dubai city tours packages?

Yes, Headout offers several different Dubai city tour packages and combos for those who are in the city for a short duration. Here are a few of the top Dubai city tour packages that visitors can choose from: 
  • Dubai Frame and Dubai City Tour Combo Tickets
  • Dubai Self Guided Audio Tour
  • 2 Day Combo: Desert Safari + Dubai City Tour + Dhow Dinner Cruise
Combo: Burj Khalifa + Dubai City Tour + Dhow Cruise + Desert Safari

How much does a Dubai tour cost?

The cost of a Dubai tour depends on its inclusions. A self-guided Dubai city tour can cost as little as AED 12, whereas a combo that would include not just the city tour but entry to attractions such as Burj Khalifa or Dubai Frame, a Dubai Dhow cruise, a Dubai desert safari, and more.

Which are the best Dubai city tours for travelers on a budget?

For travelers on a budget, there are several city tours available. A Dubai self-guided audio tour costs only AED 12 and allows you to tour Dubai at your own pace. You learn more about these places through the audio guide and can use it for as long as you like. This tour doesn’t include entry tickets but it gives you a detailed tour of the popular sights of Dubai. A Dubai Frame and Dubai city tour combo ticket costs AED 99, and includes direct entry into the attraction as well.

Do Dubai city tours include a tour guide?

This depends on the type of tour that you select. Most city tours include a local guide who would accompany you while telling you interesting stories and facts about the different attractions you would cover. You can check this information in the inclusions of each ticket.

Which are the best Dubai city tours?

If you are looking for the best Dubai city tours to choose from, here are our best options:

Are return transfers included on a Dubai city tour?

Yes, most Dubai city tours offer return transfers in a comfortable AC coach, either back to your hotel or a designated drop-off point. You will be informed of the pick-up location after you receive your confirmed ticket.

Can I go on a Dubai city tour by bus?

If you are opting for a self guided tour, a short combo experience that does not include return transfers, then you can use the city’s buses to get around on your trip. The longer city tours generally include return transfers. You can also use hop-on-hop-off tours in Dubai since they are well connected and stop near all attractions.

What can I see while on a city tour in Dubai?

The different attractions that you can see on a Dubai city tour are: 
  • Burj Al Arab: The Burj Al Arab is one of the most iconic and luxurious hotels in the world. Located in Dubai, it's a popular destination for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel features an incredible array of amenities, including a world-class spa, a private beach, and six restaurants.
  • Palm Islands: The Palm Islands are a group of man-made islands in Dubai and feature some of the most exclusive real estate in the world, and attractions such as the Aquaventure Waterpark, The Lost Chambers Aquarium, and the View at The Palm Jumeirah. The islands are home to luxury hotels, private villas, and upscale shopping outlets.
  • Mall of Emirates and Dubai Mall: The Mall of Emirates and Dubai Mall are two of the most popular shopping destinations in Dubai. They feature a wide variety of stores, from high-end designer boutiques to more casual retailers, to attractions such as Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo and KidZania
  • Burj Khalifa: The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and a true engineering marvel. Located in Dubai, it's one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. It boasts the highest observation decks in the world, At The Top (Levels 124 & 125) and At The Top SKY (Level 148).
  • Dubai Creek: Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek that runs through the city of Dubai. It's a popular spot for both locals and tourists alike, as it's home to a number of restaurants, shops, attractions, and Dubai Creek dhow cruises.
You would also see the Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi Fort, the souq, and other such attractions on your tour.

Do Dubai city tours include a visit to other parts of the UAE?

No, Dubai city tours do not include a visit to other parts of the UAE. If you wish to explore more of the UAE, then you should check out the day trips from Dubai. These include a visit to other cities and famous places such as Jebel Jais, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, and more.

Is Abu Dhabi included on a Dubai city tour?

No, Abu Dhabi is not included on a Dubai city tour but you can visit it as part of a Dubai day tour. Abu Dhabi is a 2-hour drive from Dubai and can easily be reached by car. There are many tour operators that offer visitors a chance to visit Abu Dhabi on a day trip from Dubai.

Which are the best Dubai city tours for families?

For visitors planning a trip to Dubai with their family, there are many tours that will help them cover the popular sights in Dubai and have fun. Here are the best options:

Which are the best Dubai city tours for kids?

If you are traveling to Dubai with kids, then look for Dubai city tours that will be fun and engaging for your kids as well. Thankfully, Dubai is filled with family-friendly sights so there are many tour options available. A few of the best Dubai city tours for kids are:
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