10AM or 4PM; Runs yearlong except during Ramadan when we offer a variant of this tour without food.
Walking only; distance covered is ~2.8km/1.7mi with stops in between.
Dress to walk; Sunglasses, comfy shoes, and light fabric clothing during summer.
Change (50, 20 and 10 DHS bills) if you wish to buy water or souvenirs; Charged cameras.
Chicken/meat featured; Vegetarian option available during lunch.
1950s Historical House
This traditional house has been converted into a small museum; it provides an apt discussion ground for stories around Emirati women and their historical roles in society.
Dubai Souks: Deira Gold and Spice Souks
Walk through the enticingly aromatic souk; learn about saffron and traditional spices; peek into the glittering Gold Souk to see some extravagant bling on sale.
Abra across the Creek
Use this earliest of transportation modes to cross the creek; get a glimpse of the beautiful blue wooden trading boats which evoke Dubai's maritime history.
Dubai Souks: Bur Dubai Textile Souk
Stroll through an alleyway lined with vibrant textiles, cushions, shawls and more.
Savour heartwarming soup and authentic Iranian kababs at a local favourite, family-run restaurant that's been fanning its charcoal since 1978; vegetarian option available.
Meet your guide, Nada, outside Entrance #2 of the Al Ras Metro Station. This is the entrance right beside Al Khor Road. All guests should arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time in order to avoid any potential traffic delays. If delayed past tour start time, we'd request you to follow the instructions noted on your e-ticket.
Given the heavy traffic, limited parking and different starting and ending locations, we strongly recommend that you take the metro rather than driving to the trail.
12 Al Khor St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Yes, bathrooms are available during our Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage, Little India on a Plate and Old Dubai Souks and Stories tours at selected stops. The Emirati Cooking Session and Lunch takes place at a restaurant which is equipped with a bathroom.
For the Unseen Trails experiences,
The tours are very rarely cancelled due to bad weather. We will email you at least 4 hours prior to the tour should it not be advisable to walk outside due to a thunderstorm or sandstorm; please make sure to check your email if you are aware of bad weather. We also advise you to check weather conditions for your tour and dress appropriately.
Please be sure to let us know if you (or anyone in your group) have a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. In most cases, nuts, lactose and gluten may be in the foods featured on our experiences. If you have a serious allergy, we recommend contacting us at ‘email@example.com’ prior to purchasing tickets to enable us to advise you if our tours are suitable for you.
We apply the following policy for any tour booking, including one booked with a gift voucher / e-certificate:
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