Your tour starts by driving through Al Garhoud Bridge, proceeding to Dubai creek for a photo stop from where you can capture Bur Dubai, Deira and the traditional Dhow cruises in wooden boats. From there, you will be driven to the Dubai Museum which has been the ancient Al-Fahidi Fort, built in 1800 and considered to be one of the oldest buildings in Dubai. The fort was originally built to defend the city from warring tribes in the neighborhoods and also used as the seat of the Government, the ruler’s residence, a store for ammunition, and the jail. The stop here will be for 30 minutes. Museum
Your next stop will be the Heritage and Diving village for a photo shoot. Here, you will find traditional potters and weavers display their craft. The village is situated just before Al Shindagha Tunnel at the mouth of the Creek. From the Heritage and Diving village you will be driven through Al Shindagha Tunnel to the Dubai Gold Souq – the largest and the most famous among all the Gold markets (Souks) in the region where over 300 shops glittering and blazing with gold ornaments in display of which the purity and the genuinity is backed by the government. The other attractive feature in the Gold Souq is the customer’s ability for bargaining which makes it a true shoppers’ paradise.
Once you are satisfied at the Gold Souq, you will be taking a relaxed walk down the allays to the Dubai Spice Souk which is equally famous for its high quality spices, incenses and traditional medicines stacked along the narrow lanes and available at competitive prices. It is also a traders paradise where whole sellers flocking the market for bulk purchases..
From there we move to the other side of Dubai, through the Maktoum Bridge, driving by the famous Sheikh Zayed Road which is the 12 lane Dubai – Abu Dhabi highway ( named after the late H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, The Founder and the first president of U.A.E.) to arrive at Sheikh Mohammad’s (Dubai Ruler’s) Palace in Zabeel.
After a brief stop at the Palace, you will be driven to Jumeirah, the up market area of Dubai. En route we pass the Mall of the Emirates, the world’s first mall to have Ski Dubai, one of the largest inbuilt ski resorts in the world, with indoor slopes and a snow park.
Proceeding further to show you the unique projects that made Dubai a world class destination, Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah, we will bring you to Souk Madinat Jumeirah which depicts an ancient Arabian city which is an ideal spot to take pictures of Burj Al Arab, the only 7 star hotel in United Arab Emirates.
We will end this tour with a photo stop at one of the most beautiful mosques in Dubai called The Grand Mosque of Jumeirah. This is the only mosque in Dubai that allows Non – Muslims to enter.