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Our most recommended Dubai Bus & minivan tours

Dubai: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

1. Dubai: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Explore the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Bastakiya Historical Village, Al Fahidi Fort, the Old Souk Of Arabia, the Old Watchtower and Heritage Village, the gold and spice Souks, Dubai Creek, Atlantis The Palm, Souk Madinat, and Burj Al Arab. Board an open-top double-decker bus to admire fantastic views and soak up the charm of old and new Dubai. From the towering Burj Khalifa, the 7-star Burj Al Arab, and Atlantis the Palm to the exotic spice souk, you'll see a lot of Dubai's top landmarks. Pass by the Museum of the Future and admire its Arabian calligraphy-inspired architecture. With a variety of tickets to choose from you can relax and enjoy the ride with the Classic ticket for 24-Hours plus access to the traditional Dhow cruise or make it an adventure with the Premium 48-Hour Ticket. The Premium ticket includes the Dhow cruise and The Lost Chambers Aquarium. You'll encounter exciting marine creatures like sharks, crayfish, albino alligators, stingrays, seahorses, and many more. Staying longer? Then try the Deluxe with an outstanding 5-day pass as you visit the Lost Chambers Aquarium, Desert Sunset Tour, and even the Ambassador Lagoon with an impressive viewing panel of awe-inspiring views into the ruins of an Atlantis-themed aquarium, home to 65,000 marine animals from around the world. This fully narrated audio tour will allow you to discover over 34 locations throughout the city, with daily departures from the starting point at the Dubai Mall. You may also join the tour from any of the stops on the route. Air conditioning is available on the lower deck and recorded commentary is available in 12 languages.

Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Dhow Cruise

2. Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Dhow Cruise

Explore Dubai at your leisure with an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour for 1, 2, or 3 days. Hop off at Dubai's most iconic destinations such as the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, and many others. Delve into the history and culture of Dubai by listening to the informative audio tour commentary that is provided on board, or by hopping off at any of the 23 buses stops for a closer look. Your premium ticket includes many fantastic bonuses to ensure your sightseeing experience is truly memorable, such as entry to Dubai Aquarium, a panoramic night tour, a dhow cruise, and much more. Historical Tour (Red Route): • The Dubai Mall • Museum of the Future • Al Seef Heritage Area • Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood • Dubai Museum • Old Souk • Al Shindagha Museum • Gold & Spice Souk • Riviera Hotel • Dubai Creek • Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers • Dubai Frame Zabeel Park Marina Route (Blue Route): • The Dubai Mall • Souk Madinat Jumeirah Burj Al Aarab • Atlantis The Palm • Fairmont The Palm • Dubai Marina Mall • JBR The Beach • Marina Promenade • Grosvenor House Dubai • Infinity Tower • Mina Seyahi • Mall of the Emirates Sunset and Night Tour (not a hop-on hop-off tour): • The Dubai Mall • Mina Seyahi • Atlantis The Palm • Madinat Jumeirah • Mall of the Emirates

Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour 24, 48 or 72 Hours

3. Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour 24, 48 or 72 Hours

Discover all of Dubai's stunning sights on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour pass, you can explore this great destination at your leisure. You'll have access to two sightseeing routes, which showcase all the main sights of this fabulous city. Drive past the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina, the Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Frame, and The Walk at JBR the Beach. Enjoy unrivaled 360-degree views from the open-top deck, and learn about Dubai's heritage through the multilingual audio tour commentary. Upgrade your visit to Dubai by selecting a premium option, allowing you access to the Al Seef Dhow Cruise and entry to the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Historical Route (Red Route) stops: 1. Dubai Mall 2. Museum of the Future 3. Al Seef Heritage Area4. Al Fahidi Historical District 5. Dubai Museum 6. Old Souk 7. Al Shindagha Museum 8. Gold & Spice Souk 9. Riviera Hotel 10. Dubai Creek11. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers12. Dubai Frame Zabeel Park Marina Route (Blue Route) stops: 1. Dubai Mall2. Souk Madinat Jumeirah Burj Al Arab3. Atlantis The Palm4. Fairmont The Palm5. Dubai Marina Mall6. JBR The Beach7. Marina Promenade8. Grosvenor House Dubai9. Infinity Tower10. Mina Seyahi11. Mall of the Emirates Sunset and Night Tour: 1. The Dubai Mall2. Mina Seyahi3. Atlantis The Palm4. Madinat Jumeirah5. Mall of the Emirates

Dubai: 5-Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus, Dhow Cruise, & Desert Tour

4. Dubai: 5-Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus, Dhow Cruise, & Desert Tour

Discover the best of Dubai with this 5 Day Hop-on Hop-off flexible ticket, where you can experience the inner city at your leisure. Travel in air-conditioned comfort and explore stops on two different routes and audio commentary in 12 languages. Ride along the old city on the historical Red Route including a stop at the Museum of The Future and discover the beachfront and Burj Khalifa, the sights of the marina, and Atlantis the Palm on the Blue Route. Experience the desert at sunset and get a traditional welcome at a desert fort. Interact with camels, falcons and horses, and get a temporary henna tattoo. The fun does not stop there! Included in this ticket is an exclusive 1-hour access to the famous Dhow Cruise. Board a traditional wooden dhow boat as it glides along historical Dubai Creek, displaying landmarks like Al Fahidi Fort. Explore the mysterious underwater mazes and hidden chambers of the lost civilization, the Lost Chambers at Atlantis. Then travel across to the Ambassador Lagoon, which has an impressive viewing panel with awe-inspiring views into the ruins of an Atlantis-themed aquarium, home to a variety of marine animals from around the world such as encounter sharks, crayfish, albino alligators, stingrays and seahorses.

Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour with Photographer

5. Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour with Photographer

Snap pictures with the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque as the backdrop on this tour from Dubai. Relax with round-trip transfer and the photography charge covered. Be accompanied by a professional photographer to capture the best moments of your journey. Depart from Dubai for the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque located in Abu Dhabi. Enter the interior of the mosque as it welcomes you with floral patterns and indigenous calligraphies. See how the contemporary Islamic structure accommodates thousands of visitors at a time. Be mesmerized by the exterior surfaces, composed of Sivec marble from Greece and Macedonia making the mosque as grand as its name suggests. The main dome of the mosque persists as one of the largest mosque domes in the world. Your photographer will get some amazing shots of these architectural wonders and you are free to pose in front of these structures to have your picture taken. Wander past the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, marble mosaic floral design, stunning chandelier, and glass panels studded with Swarovski crystals. See the reflective pools surrounding the mosque adding to its glory. Explore this beautiful piece of architecture with photo sessions at each and every angle of the Grand Mosque to make this trip even more memorable.

Dubai: Historic City Highlights Day Trip

6. Dubai: Historic City Highlights Day Trip

Sample historic sites and the vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai on this tour starting in the popular Jumeirah district. Make a stop at the traditionally recreated Madinat Souk for stunning photos of the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel then drive onto the man-made Palm Jumeirah island, an incredible architectural marvel for a closer look at another icon, the Atlantis Resort. Continue along Jumeirah Beach, the picturesque palace and residential area of Dubai to a photo-stop at the famed Jumeirah Mosque. Next, head to Al Bastakiya, the old part of Dubai. Pass the Al Fahidi Fort, the ruling family’s former residence and take an Abra (water taxi) to sail across Dubai Creek. Disembark at the Spice Souk where the fragrances of the orient come together then there is time to shop in one of the most visited sites of Dubai – the Gold Souk. Finally, your journey ends in the new heart of Downtown Dubai where you will see the magnificent Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.

Dubai: Big Bus Panoramic Night Tour

7. Dubai: Big Bus Panoramic Night Tour

Experience the best sights of Dubai and see it illuminated at night on a 2.5-hour bus tour that takes you around the city while educating you on the history of what is considered by some to be the best place to live in the Middle East. Explore this remarkable, modern, and vibrant city from a whole new perspective. Ride around town in a double-decker bus as you pass by Dubai's most famous landmarks. Your guide will tell you all about Dubai and its traditions, existing landmarks, and future projects during the tour. Hop off the Big Bus at Wafi Mall and enjoy the spectacular Egyptian-themed light and sound show in the Pyramids courtyard. See the impressive Museum of the Future, Sheikh Zayed Road, part of the longest highway in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai Harbor, and Atlantis the Palm. Then admire the Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world; at 2,723 feet (830 meters), it is truly an amazing sight. From there, explore many more of the city's famous attractions, including the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, JLT, Dubai Harbour, Atlantis the Palm, and Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai: Half-Day Bus Tour and Burj Khalifa Entry Ticket

8. Dubai: Half-Day Bus Tour and Burj Khalifa Entry Ticket

See the sights of Dubai on a half-day sightseeing tour by comfortable bus and marvel at all that the metropolis has to offer. Learn how a small fishing village at Dubai Creek was transformed into a futuristic city of amazing architecture and rich cultural attractions. See the man-made developments of Jumeirah and the Burj Al Arab hotel with its iconic design of billowing sails. Admire the awe-inspiring exterior of Jumeirah Mosque, built in the traditional style of the Fatimid Caliphate. Continue to the historical district of Al Bastakiya. Witness the Dubai Museum, located in the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort.  Be escorted to the elevators at the monumental Burj Khalifa and ride to the observation deck on the 124th floor for stunning views of the city and its surroundings. Discover the many attractions of Dubai Mall at your own pace at the end of the tour services.

Dubai: Private Car with Driver for Sightseeing

9. Dubai: Private Car with Driver for Sightseeing

Discover Dubai your own way with a convenient 4-hour booking of a car and a driver. See the sights during your leisure time or book the service for transportation to business meetings. If you’d like to do some sightseeing, you can plan your own route with stops at locations such as the Gold Souk, Jumeirah Mosque, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah, and others. If you’d like to do some shopping, head to the Emirates Mall, Dubai Mall, Gold Souk, or the outlet mall located just outside the city. This package is priced per car, not per person, and is available at whatever time is convenient for you.

Dubai: Pub Crawl Nightlife Tour

10. Dubai: Pub Crawl Nightlife Tour

With the help of experienced party guides, a party bus between venues and a carefully planned tour, fun is guaranteed. Discover 4 different venues each night, where you will have the opportunity to socialize, drink and dance in total comfort with many other people from all over the world. A unique way of meeting people, enjoying the local nightlife in Dubai and discovering various events & bars without any planning efforts.

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What people are saying about Dubai

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 24,847 reviews

Great way to see the city at my own pace. I ended up doing it twice so I could enjoy both the blue and red line. Alexandre was one of the guides at the stops and was amazing. We had a great conversation and he was very helpful!

Perfect way to see things at your own pace. Only problem is I should have booked two days (totally my fault as I wanted to stop and see everything).

We saw a lot of Dubai from the bus ride. The blue route is particularly recommended.

The only way to see the city, the only complaint is that the tours end too early

highly informative relevant interesting information. Excellent bus route.