Private Tour: Dubai Layover Sightseeing Tour With Round-Trip Airport Transfers

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Dubai International Airport Terminal 1, 2 or 3
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Faced with a layover at Dubai airport? Check out Dubais highlights on a 4.5-hour private layover tour, with round-trip airport transfers included. Travel in a private vehicle with your own guide and admire spectacular landmarks including the sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab, Burj Khalifa and more. Plus, see the citys old wind-tower houses, visit Dubai Museum, cross Dubai Creek on an abra water taxi, and visit the Spice and Gold Souks. With a flexible itinerary and just five miles (3 km) between the airport and the city, its an ideal stopgap between flights.


  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Start your layover tour with a pickup from Dubai International Airport at a time that suits your flight arrival. Hop inside your air-conditioned private vehicle and set off on your tour of Dubais highlights. Chat to your guide about any sights you want to see more or less of as this a private tour, the itinerary can be tailored around you.
As you travel, hear fascinating facts about Dubai and its incredible transformation from a fishing port to the city it is today, all since the discovery of oil in the mid-20th century.
Snap photos of the sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab, one of the worlds tallest hotels, and catch glimpses of the soaring 2,716-foot (828 meter) Burj Khalifa, the worlds highest building.
Continue into Jumeirah, one of Dubais upmarket residential areas, and admire Jumeirah Mosque before driving to the Al Bastakiya quarter, home to a cluster of restored courtyard houses with traditional wind-towers. Stretch your legs around the narrow lanes as your guide explains how the towers capture and circulate cool breezes, and hear how the area was first settled by pearl and textile merchants in the 1900s.
Stay on in Bastakiya to visit Dubai Museum, housed in the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort. Head inside with your guide to chart Dubais history through the interesting exhibits and learn about life here before the oil boom.
Next, board a traditional abra water taxi to sail across Dubai Creek, the central waterway, to the Deira district. Absorb the city views from the water and breathe in the heady aromas around the colorful spice and herb stalls of the traditional Spice Souk. From here, head to the Gold Souk and browse for bargains at the myriad of shops glittering with gold, platinum and gemstones.
Then, when the time comes, your tour ends with a drop-off at Dubai International Airport.


Local guide

Airport pickup and drop-off

Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

Abra water taxi ride



Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

Itinerary may be altered due to layover time in Dubai

Minimum 6-hour layover required

A current valid copy of your passport is required on the day of travel

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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