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Dubai by Foot

167 reviews
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
About Dubai by Foot
Dubai by Foot offers a unique, curated, off-beat insight into Dubai. Our tours are a creative way to journey through a new city and our guides are the most informed and energetic in the business. We share with you stories untold, history unwritten and folklore undiscovered. Come walk through the world's finest art galleries with us or sample foods from over 5 different regions, interact with locals and let Dubai appeal to all of your senses.
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Private- Old Dubai & Souk Walking Tour
Uncover the little-known treasures of Dubai on this 2-hour walking tour of Old Dubai and its various souks (markets). You will walk with our premium guide through Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, through the perfume, spice, and gold souks which will stimulate your senses. There will be breath-taking views from the abra (traditional boat) ride that will take you back in time. We will understand Dubai from the perspective of its history, people, food, culture and etiquette. This tour is a terrific introduction to Dubai’s story from a desert-to-a-global destination city. Our Old Dubai Tour delves into the city’s heritage and explores what early life was like in this desert trading town.
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$99.00 per adult
Old Dubai 101 - A Heritage Walk (4pm)
9 reviews
Get to know old Dubai and learn more about its history and culture than possible alone on this heritage-themed walking tour. Stroll the Al Fahidi district with its courtyards and wind towers; visit Bur Dubai’s bazaars; and ride an ‘abra’ boat across Dubai Creek to roam Deira’s Gold and Spice Souks. Along the way, discover hidden details and stories of bygone Dubai you’d probably miss if exploring independently.
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$35.00 per adult
Art, Jewels & Chocolate Tour of Dubai
Dubai By Foot has designed this walking tour so that tourists can explore Dubai Art in the form of performance, jewels, chocolates, watches and much more! The tour is conducted in the Alserkal Avenue - where we walk through galleries, studios, and artistically-inspired stores (even a bean to bar artisanal chocolate factory!), and an end-to-end designer jewelry manufacturing store. On this tour you will witness the confluence of government efforts, formidable vision of the leaders, and transformative collaboration among artists and creative thinkers.
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$99.00 per adult
Downtown Dubai Architecture Tour
On this 2-hour walking tour we will walk through Downtown Dubai. The tour focuses on record breaking achievements made by the developer of Downtown Dubai. Our enthusiastic guides will give you insights into the construction of Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Souk Al Bahar, Dubai Opera Building, the Address Hotel, and other iconic Downtown landmarks while taking you on trip to understanding Dubai’s ambitions as a World City and future prospects of the Region. The tour gives the perfect description to Downtown Dubai, “the centre of now”.
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$99.00 per adult
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Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

This tour gives you a nice and fun introduction of Dubai! Dana is an incredible host that really tells you the story about the Emirati and the founding fathers of Dubai. During this tour you will visit the coffee museum, Al Fahidi Fort an the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ChristopheFX
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Sameh was great on our tour. He was a wealth of information and made the tour so much fun. We really enjoyed the abra ride as well. The tour ends at the gold souk which was great to see. Just don't try to shop. Sameh...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

I did the walking tour with Dana and it was excellent! It’s a really great overview of historic Dubai and Dana was so knowledgeable about the history. You get to go into a variety of museums and also through a few different souks. Everyone on...More

Thank 330amanda
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Sameh was a great guide. We spent more than 2 hours exploring the old town and getting an insight into the history of Dubai. Sameh was very knowledgeable and was happy to answer all sorts of questions including those of a personal nature - he...More

Thank joanne_madsen
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Our guide, Alex, was friendly and knowledgable and guided us through the tour answering questions and explaining as we went with an approach that helped us understand the local culture whilst also allowing us time and space to find things out for ourselves. The access...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Philip H
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Excellent tour, guide very friendly and helpful with great knowledge of the area. Relaxed pace with ample time to look and sample. Highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently took the Old Dubai Walking Tour with this company. They are highly recommended as they were very informative prior to the tour, i.e directions, etc. Our guide Pri was also fantastic! She was very friendly and knowledgable also. Pri showed...More

Thank 813christianj
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Die Reiseleiterin, Frau Pri gab uns in den zwei Stunden viel Information über Land und Leute. Grund genug die Tour am nächsten Tag alleine und mit viel Zeit in umgekehrter Richtung zu machen. Um all das, was wir am Vortag hörten in Ruhe zu bewundern....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helrad
Reviewed January 1, 2019

This activity is a good value for money. I just used the public transport going to our rendezvous and did not have any trouble following the instruction set out in their email. Our tour guide, Dana, is very excellent and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the company...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ajalfabete
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience with our guide Pri who was very knowledgeable and discover for us many facts we did not know. Thank you Pri!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dubai B, Manager at Dubai by Foot, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2018

Thank you for so much for choosing to walk with us and for your review. It means the world to us!

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Response from Dubai B | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest olsalva. Our website link is in our Tripadvisor profile. You can also find us in google as Dubai By Foot. Hope this helps.