Explore old Dubai like never before by choosing a shared or private tour. Take a stroll across old Dubai and ride a classic Abra boat through the creek. Visit the spice and gold souks and taste some of the cuisines from the region.Hurry up and book your tickets now!

Key Highlights

  • Explore Dubai's Grand Souk to see its old-world attractions before the oil rush
  • Take a classic abra tour of Dubai Creek to take in the fragrances of the spice souk
  • Visit Dubai's largest and oldest gold souk to feast your eyes on gold and jewels
  • Enjoy traditional treats from the street while drinking local tea

About Old Town, Dubai Creek, Souks, and Street Food Tour

Discover Old Dubai's streets on a guided walking tour. Have the option of a shared or exclusive tour. Visit the coin museum, indulge in delicious regional food and beverages, take a traditional boat ride along Dubai Creek, and browse the markets for spices and gold. Your tour starts with a stop in Al Fahidi's historic district (Bastakiya). Then proceed to the coin museum to view the historic coins from Dubai and Arabia. From the roof, you can also take in stunning views of Bastakiya. Learn more about Islam by making a stop in front of a mosque. After the mosque, go shopping in the nearby markets (souks) and put your bargain skills to the test. Then stroll through the historic souk, where you can find the most affordable Kashmir scarves, clothing, and souvenirs. Shop at your own pace and try some local tea, Dubai's street food, and fresh juice. Then take a boat ride to the Spice and Gold Souks, where your guide will explain the various herbs and medicines, and don't miss trying out the camel milk chocolate. The tour concludes by visiting the largest gold market in the Middle East where you can see fine metalwork.


  • Entrance fees
  • Live guide
  • Abra boat ride
  • Tea
  • Arabic coffee
  • Arabic street food (vegetarian available)
  • Bottled water
  • Fresh juice
  • Dates with camel milk chocolate
  • Pickup (if option booked)
  • Private tour
  • German tour (If option booked)
  • French tour (If option booked)
  • English tour (If option booked)


  • Drop-off
  • Tips (optional)
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions

Additional Information

  • Smoking is strictly prohibited inside vehicles.
  • Old Dubai Tour in English or Spanish starts at two-time slots: 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM.
  • Old Dubai Tour in English or Spanish with Hotel Pickup starts at two-time slots: 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM.
  • Old Dubai Private Tour with Pickup From Dubai Hotels starts at two-time slots: 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
  • The duration of the tour is around 3 hours.
What to wear:
  • Wear modest and comfortable clothing.
  • We suggest you wear comfortable footwear.
  • Infants and toddlers between 0-4 years are allowed free of cost.
  • Children between the age of 4-7 will be charged as per the child fare.
  • Guests above the age of 7 will be charged as per the adult fare.
Things to Note:
  • As part of ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, the activity will now be a small-group experience
  • Museums may be closed for maintenance or due to holidays
  • We suggest you carry sunglasses and water bottles.
  • Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The driver will arrange with you before coming with car details. Drivers will wait no longer than 10 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.

Cancellation Policy

  • For a full refund cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
  • No-shows and late cancellations are non-refundable.

My Voucher

  • Your Old Dubai Tour tickets are valid for the event date and time stated.
  • Your Old Dubai Tour tickets will be mailed to you once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt id proof.
Meeting Point:
Present your voucher at the start of the tour.

Old Town, Dubai Creek, Souks, and Street Food Tour Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between old Dubai and New Dubai?
The major difference between old and new Dubai is based on the type of area. Old Dubai typically features historic, well-established areas like Bur Dubai, Deira, Al Nahda, Al Karama, and Al Garhoud that have evolved over an extended period of time to become bustling commercial and residential centers in the city.
What is the oldest place in Dubai?
Al Fahidi Fort is the oldest place in Dubai. The oldest tower was built around 1787 and is believed to be the oldest building in Dubai that still exists today.
Is Deira Old Dubai?
Deira is the heart of Dubai's Old Town, and today it is one of the most interesting areas to visit in the city.
What is Old Dubai Deira known for?
Located in the east of Dubai city, Deira is a major district of the city. Previously it was known as the center of the city as it was the center of all major financial and trade activities of the emirate. The district has world-famous traditional Arab souks for gold, spice, and perfumes.
Is Dubai Creek worth visiting?
Dubai creek is truly lovely. Located north of Al-Maktoum Bridge, one of the best attractions is the Dhow Wharfage, where you can spot some beautiful dhows that are more than 100 years old. Other boats are still in use for trading.
Are children allowed to join the Old Dubai Tour?
Yes, children are allowed to join in the Old Dubai Tour. However, they must be accompanied by an adult.
How can I book a ticket for the Old Dubai Tour?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email.
How long is my Old Dubai Tour ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated.

Ratings & Reviews

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and efficient, as usual. Thank you.

Péterffy-Baricska Emese
Travelled March 2023

Correct price, fast confirmation.

Travelled March 2023

Good discount and very easy purchase

Ursula Mansson
Travelled March 2023

Easy booking !

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and sufficient, as usual. Thank you. Brgds,

Old Town, Dubai Creek, Souks, and Street Food Tour