Shore Excursion from Port Rashid Dubai: Modern and Classic City Tour of Dubai
Dubai’s port is one of the largest in the world and the largest seaport in the Middle East and ranks among the top 10 container ports of the world. Dubai World Port has emerged from the corporate integration between the Dubai Port Authority and the DPI Terminals. Dubai’s Port Rashid facility is the largest covered cruise facility in the world and has a capacity of handling 14,000 passengers daily.
Dubai as the destination itself has a lot to offer to people of all ages and the city is home to some wonderful modern architecture and its unique Arabian culture makes it one of the best destinations in the middle east. Your Dubai Shore Excursion from Dubai Port Rashid will be a mix of both traditional and modern attractions of the city.
Dubai with the perfect mix of old and the new will make a day in Dubai worth remembering for long. The glitz and glamour of its skyscrapers like Burj Khalifa and unique shopping experience in most modern and the largest Dubai Mallor Souk Al Madinat with its traditional Arabian Market set up will surely give you new shopping experience. Explore both old and new attractions of Dubai with our Full Day Dubai Shore Excursion from Port Rashid Dubai and enjoy the unique experiences that the city has to offer.
Modern and Classic City Tour of Dubai
A Scenic Full Day Dubai City Shore Excursion to experience how a small fishing village has turned out to be one of the Iconic and stylish modern cities in the world. Meet our guide and the rest of your travel companions at Dubai’s Port Rashid Cruise Terminals (Terminal 1 or Terminal 02) and After a short orientation of today’s programs, you will be guided to the old part of the city.
Your Guided Shore Excursion of Dubai will kick start by learning the history and traditions of the city, your first stop will be Al Bastakiya Area, A place which still holds the memories of old town existed over 40 years ago. Al Bastakiya quarter is the oldest standing residential area of Dubai.
Your next visit will be ‘Al Fahidi Fort’ a center to learn about the culture and history of the city. Built-in late 1700’s this fort is the oldest functioning building in Dubai and in 1971 the fort was converted into Dubai Museum.
Learn about Dubai’s traditional markets and trading tradition by visiting Dubai Spices and Gold Souk. Get aboard the Abra (the traditional water taxi) ride across Dubai creek to reach Dubai Gold and Spices Souk. A Tourist attraction in the old part of Dubai you cannot miss. The best place in Dubai to buy good quality spices and gold jewelry. Dubai Gold Souk is the main attraction in this part of the city and A mecca for gold lovers Dubai Gold Souk is known for the quality and purity of gold sold here.
Now you will be taken on a thrilling journey to experience the modern attractions and architecture of Dubai City. Your first stop will be Jumeirah Beach where you will have the best view of the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel. The world’s most luxurious hotel Burj Al Arab is an example of Dubai’s Architectural excellence.
Your next stop will be the stunning Madinat Jumeirah, built to recreate the enchanting beauty of ancient Arabia. Roosted directly by the Arabian Gulf and flaunting its private seashore, Madinat Jumeirah is a city within the city and the newest attraction in Dubai. Madinat Jumeirah is home to three hotels five-star hotels ‘Jumeirah Al Qasr’, ‘Jumeirah Mina A’Salam’ and ‘Jumeirah Al Naseem’. Souk Al Madinat is a recreation of traditional middle eastern shopping culture.
Your excursion will take you to another man-made wonder Palm Jumeirah Island, a palm-tree shaped artificial archipelago which features most wanted residential complexes, Iconic Hotels. We will give you a glimpse of the island and we will stop at Atlantis The Palm Hotel for a photo stop.
The newest addition to the city’s ever-growing list of leisure hubs, Bluewater’s new lifestyle destination in Dubai and home to Ain Dubai- The largest ferry wheel in the world. Bluewater is a new destination with 200 retail and dining concepts, surrounded by water and detached from the hustle and bustle of the city.
You will then visit the Dubai Marina. The Largest man-made marina in the world Dubai Marina is the new hang out hub of Dubai. The stunning area is filled with skyscrapers, more than 300 retailers, restaurants, department stores, cafés, and gyms. The Marina Walk is a place where your photos will look and rich and beautiful.
Our next stop will be an attraction which is not only the tallest building in the world but the most popular tourist attraction in Dubai. Burj Khalifa the tallest and visited by more than 1.87 million each year. You will have the chance to see the panoramic view of the city from the 124th floor of Burj Khalifa (you can add the tickets to Observation Deck as optional). You will be guided to the water promenade of Dubai Mall to get the best view of Burj Khalifa and Souk Al Bahar. You may spend a few minutes taking pictures or enjoy a café at nearby restaurants facing the enchanting Burj Lake before we take you back to the port.
A well-designed Shore excursion will come to an end with Dubai Mall and you will be transferred back to Dubai Port Rashid Cruise Terminal.