Guided tour

Dubai: Half Day Dubai Development Private Tour

4.2 / 5

71 reviews

Activity provider: Orient Tours LLC

Dubai: Half Day Dubai Development Private Tour

Activity provider: Orient Tours LLC

From US$ 136.15 per person

See the new developments of Dubai with a private guided tour. Visit an Arabian marketplace, take photos of the Burj Al Arab, drive to Palm Jumeirah, and admire the towering Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Pickup from hotels in Dubai.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, an Arabian style marketplace
  • Pause to take stunning pictures of the exterior of the Burj Al Arab
  • Drive to the palm-shaped island, Palm Jumeirah
  • Admire the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world
  • Marvel at the the spectacle of lights and sound at the famous Dubai Fountain
Full description

Dubai has developed at a stunning pace and this 4-hour bus tour will take you to see some of the city’s most iconic attractions and exciting new constructions. Following a hotel private pick-up in Dubai, drive down Sheikh Zayed Road to admire the glittering high rises en route to the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a beautiful recreation of an Arabian-style marketplace. Stop at the iconic Burj Al Arab to take some souvenir photos of the sail-like building before continuing your drive to Palm Jumeirah, a fully reclaimed, palm-shaped island that is home to the magnificent Atlantis The Palm. After a photo stop, continue to Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski slope in the region, offering fresh snow all year round. Your final stop will be at the base of what is currently the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Here, you can admire the spectacle of lights and sound at the Dubai Fountain, one of the world’s largest performing fountains.

  • Experienced guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Burj Al Arab photo stop (from Madinat Souq)
  • Ski Dubai photo stop (from outside only)
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Gratuities
  • Pick-up from hotels outside Dubai
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Breathable clothing
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear should be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops, and villages
  • The local partner reserves the right to cancel or amend any part of the scheduled program for reasons of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or similar. Dubai Fountain Management reserves the right to call off the show without prior notice
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 71 reviews

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A great afternoon

Our guide, Annie picked us up from our hotel on time and during our drive gave us a lot of information about Dubai and it's history. This tour gave us the opportunity to enjoy some of Dubai's top tourist spots in just 4 hours. Seeing the fountains of Burj Khalifa during our final night in Dubai was a highlight.

July 28, 2014

Super value for the price. Recommended.

Unfortunately the whole thing began with an hour long delay. After the first 45 minutes of pointless waiting in the hotel lobby, we got a call saying that it would still take a moment because of traffic. After that everything was good. A very nice tour guide gave us a lot of information during the ride about individual points. Absolutely recommended to get an overview of Dubai.

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May 24, 2012

top class!!

The guide was excellent and I would say - an absolute "must". In contrast to "German" guides in which the guide speaks only broken German, this tourwas guided by a very nice, friendly and competent young lady from Germany. She answered all our questions in detail, and we really got to know Dubai. We were picked up and dropped off at the hotel punctually . I highly recommend this tour and in future will use this as a comparison against other tours.

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December 19, 2011

Product ID: 7107