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Madinat Jumeirah: Our most recommended tours and activities

Dubai by Night 4-Hour Tour

1. Dubai by Night 4-Hour Tour

Get a different perspective of Dubai on a 4-hour evening tour, and discover a city that truly never sleeps. Start in the upmarket resort of the Madinat Jumeirah, and meander along avenues lined with luxury apartments. See lantern-lit hallways and narrow waterways. Then, go to Dubai Marina for a glimpse at one of the city’s most exciting residential districts, and to take the “Dubai Marina Walk.” Enter Downtown Dubai to see the Burj Khalifa skyscraper illuminated for the night. Admire the advanced light displays at the fountains of Dubai Mall, designed to create a visual spectrum of over 1,000 abstract lights. The beam of light shining up from the fountains can be seen from over 20 miles away. It is said to be visible from space, making it the brightest spot in the Middle East, and quite possibly in the entire world!

Dubai: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour in English or German

2. Dubai: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour in English or German

Get a look at Dubai Creek before going to the historic Al Bastakiya area to see the wind tower houses. Then, cross to Deira Dubai by abra water taxi. Stroll through the spice and gold souks, and then marvel at the Jumeirah Mosque and 7-star Burj Al Arab hotel. Get some free time in the traditional Madinat Jumeirah souk, before heading to Palm Jumeirah to visit the Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Watch the marine life of the Ambassador Lagoon at the Aquarium. Go for a stroll along Marina Walk, and then drive along Sheikh Zayed Road for stunning views of the skyscrapers. Pause at Dubai Mall and marvel at the Burj Khalifa before drop off at your hotel.

Dubai City: Full Day Private Tour

3. Dubai City: Full Day Private Tour

Discover the contrast of the city of Dubai and admire not only the historical quarters of the city but also the modern, futuristic Dubai during this 8 hours tour. Admire the unique architecture and skyline of Dubai during a photo stop at Burj Khalifa, which is the world's tallest building at 828 meters, with the world's fastest elevator. Travel 124 floors into the sky in less than a minute. Afterward, a visit to the Souk Madinat, an Arabic-style shopping center with many shops and restaurants. This place offers an interesting mixture of tradition and modernity and invites you to the majestic view of the luxury hotel Atlantis on Palm Island. Finally, dive into the history and culture of Dubai heritage by taking a traditional water tour through Dubai Creek to a typical Arabian spice and gold market. Let yourself be enchanted by the fragrance of the Orient and the glitter of gold.

Dubai Transit City Tour With Burj Khalifa Ticket

4. Dubai Transit City Tour With Burj Khalifa Ticket

Make the most of your stopover in Dubai, and take a 5-hour transit tour, with round-trip transportation from Dubai Airport. Following a meet and greet at the airport, transfer to the city center to see sights such as the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab. Marvel at the boats in Dubai Marina, and go to the gold and spice souks on Dubai Creek. Your tour continues toward Madinat Jumeirah, a complex of three luxurious hotels and home of several bars and restaurant. Join your luxury car again and take a drive by the palaces of the royal family of Dubai until you reach the 8th wonder of the world “ The Palm Jumeirah”. Afterwards, you will have a photo stop at the majestic Atlantis standing at the top of crescent that surrounds this magnificent structure "The Palm" by 11 kilometers of length. Transfers are available from any of the airport terminals, and your tour also includes a ticket for the iconic Burj Khalifa; currently the world’s tallest building. Ascend to the observation floor via the world’s fastest lift, and see the city from above. Tours can be customized to suit your tastes, time, and interests. If the gold and spice souks are closed at the time of your transit, your guide will show you more of modern Dubai. If you’d like to stop for a beer or glass of wine, that can be arranged. Learn more about the Bedouin way of life, and more. Then, transfer back to Dubai Airport in time for your onward flight.

Dubai: 5-Hour Tour with a Professional Photographer Guide

5. Dubai: 5-Hour Tour with a Professional Photographer Guide

Take a half-day photography tour of both old and modern Dubai with a professional photographer. After pickup from your hotel, stop at Palm Jumeirah for a photoshoot. Then visit Atlantis, The Palm to have your photo taken. Enjoy the waterfront views of Dubai Marina from Palm Island. Proceed to Souk Madinat Jumeirah and get wonderful snaps of the traditional bazaar. Continue to Jumeirah Beach to take photos with the famous Burj Al Arab in the background. Next head to the Blue Mosque. Visit its library and capture mesmerizing photographs of the mosque’s blue tiles. Next, head to old Dubai to explore the history of the city. Take a water taxi ride across Dubai Creek and visit the world’s largest market for gold and spices. Get some splendid photos as you walk along the winding streets. Finally, visit the Al Khayma Heritage House, located in the Al Fahidi Historical District. Here, experience authentic Emirati hospitality and a cup of traditional tea or coffee as you learn more about the history and development of the United Arab Emirates. Spend some time exploring the house's traditional architecture and decor, from the old Emirati bedroom to the tent and Arish residences. After the tour, get dropped off back at your hotel.

Dubai: Private Stopover City Tour with Burj Khalifa Ticket

6. Dubai: Private Stopover City Tour with Burj Khalifa Ticket

Make the most of your transit through Dubai International Airport, and see the highlights of the city on a short stop-over tour. Following a pick-up from Dubai International Airport, sit back and relax in an air-conditioned coach or minivan as you drive towards New Downtown Dubai. Stop at the Burj Khalifa to admire the world’s tallest building. Observe Dubai and world from 124th/125th floor entrance tickets. Look up at the space-age tower as it soars to a height of 2,772 feet (828 meters). Lean back and peer upwards; you might just see the top! Drive along the 16-lane Sheikh Zayed Road, passing many of the high rise buildings that have changed the city landscape in the last few years. Your local tour guide will tell you facts about the skyscraper-packed city and its recent developments. See the iconic Burj Al-Arab Hotel on its own artificial island. Continue to the manmade island of Palm Jumeirah, designed in the shape of a palm tree. Discover luxury villas and exclusive hotels with enviable views of the gulf. Marvel at The Atlantis The Palm Hotel - arguably the island’s most famous building - imperiously perched on the edge of the Persian Gulf. Look at the promenade and yacht-filled Dubai Marina, and imagine life as an international billionaire. Visit the Dubai's oldest spice and gold souks and get a chance to relive the ancient historic culture of the region. On the way you have structures dating back to the 18th century. See the spectacular Jumeirah Beach Residence, home to dozens of franchise restaurants and cafés, and close to some of the best beach hotels and resorts in the city. Then, transfer back to the airport in time for your connecting flight.

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What people are saying about Madinat Jumeirah

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 988 reviews

Amazing experience, got insights into both old and modern Dubai and visited some great locations, highly recommend it! We had a wonderful tour guide Adnan, who was absolutely amazing. Adnan was very knowledgeable about the locations and the history of Dubai and explained everything clearly in detail, which was very interesting. Blue mosque was phenomenal and Adnan explained certain aspects of Islam which again was very fascinating. Really worth the time, informative tour, great if it's you're first time visiting like me or even if you've been already, Adnan will give you a different perspective of Dubai.

I would do this tour again anytime. I was picked up punctually at the hotel in the lobby. The whole tour was really well planned. We were in a small group (7 people). We really were able to see a lot of Dubai in a very short time. Abdul, our tour guide was really the best. He speaks very good English, is very, very friendly, answers all questions and explains a lot. In the five hours we were able to see, learn and try out a lot. You don't feel like you're on a typical tourist tour. Should I come back to Dubai, I would repeat the tour directly. Thank you Abdul for this great and instructive day.

There are not enough stars to give our tour guide Adnan, he deserves 1000 stars! He was kind, professional, accommodating, very knowledgeable of Dubai’s history, a safe driver, funny and entertaining. He gave us the best of Dubai! Bravo to Adnan!!!

It was extremely nice. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and will recommend to all family and friends Adnan was amazing. Very intelligent indeed

Everything was perfect!! Adnan was very good also!! We see everything and we have lovely photo!!