Dubai Sightseeing Day Trip from Abu Dhabi

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Discover the different faces of glittering Dubai on a day trip from Abu Dhabi. Travel to the neighboring emirate by air-conditioned vehicle and explore its fascinating history, culture and spectacular 21st-century architecture, all in one go. Ogle top Dubai attractions such as the astonishing Burj Khalifa, Burj Al-Arab and the Palm Jumeirah, ride an ‘abra’ water taxi across Dubai Creek, and visit Dubai Museum to uncover the city’s past. Plus, peruse the gleaming shops of the Gold Souk, roam the aromatic Spice Souk, and enjoy free time for lunch at glitzy Dubai Mall.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Emirates Tours and Safaris

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Stop At: Palm Jumeirah

This engineering marvel is synonymous with Dubai’s efforts to consistently evolve and make dreams come true. The neighbourhood offers an urban mix of island residences, glamorous five-star resorts, on-trend restaurants and chic beach clubs.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Burj Al Arab

Photo stop in this Iconic Building

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is the world’s largest destination for shopping, entertainment and leisure, located next to the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Featuring over 1,200 retail stores, two major department stores and hundreds of food and beverage outlets, The Dubai Mall covers more than 1 million sqm – an area equivalent to 200 football pitches. Guest can enjoy their Lunch break in the Dubai Mall (own expense)

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Dubai Museum is under renovation

Pass By: Dubai Creek

The Dubai Creek which divides Bur-Dubai and Deira happens to be a man-made waterway made for the convenience of trade ships

Stop At: Bur Dubai Abra Dock

For just AED1 (US$0.27), you can hop aboard one of many traditional ferry boats, known as abras, to cross the creek that separates Bur Dubai from Deira, Dubai’s city center; the journey is one of the most affordable yet authentic experiences in the city.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Dubai Spice Souk

Indulge in an aromatic escapade at Dubai's Spice Souk, as you trail past giant cinnamon sticks, whole Sichuan peppercorns, cardamom, tea blends, and curry powders. Read our guide to uncover the best at this incredible marketplace.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dubai Gold Souk

A trip to Dubai isn't complete without a trip to the famous Gold Souk, one of the oldest and most fascinating traditional markets in the emirate. Whether you’re just browsing, or genuinely on the hunt for even the slightest amount of precious gold, walk through the glittering Gold Souk to find designs from around the world crafted with a variety of carats.

Duration: 30 minutes
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