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Friendly Local Guides Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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About Friendly Local Guides Dubai
We organize friendly, fun and flexible private tours in Dubai. You will see both must-see sites and off the beaten path, learn fun history facts and enjoy authentic places and experiences only locals know about
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Tours and Tickets by Friendly Local Guides Dubai

Private Full-Day Must-See Dubai Tour: All Dubai Attractions in 1 Day

The fast pace of Dubai's development attracts millions of tourists every year. Get a chance to see this modern futuristic city combined with traditional peculiarities. Drive through Dubai with our expert guides and admire the diversity of contemporary architectural forms on the Persian Gulf shore.

Discover the world’s largest buildings as well as some historic structures. Take a trip on the most interesting sites of the city where the mainstream tours don’t usually go. Dive into this incredible and fast-changing world.

• Take a journey by modern 4x4 offroaders with air conditioning
• As this is a private tour you can easily go with your family, change the landmarks you want to see, according to your wish
• Get some useful advice and recommendations about the sights, history, and restaurants from your guides
• Don’t be worried about transportation as your driver will pick you up at your hotel
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8 hours
from US$295.00

Private Dubai Food Tour By Night with 10 Foods - Riqaq, Tabbouleh & Moutabal

Become a connoisseur of the Eastern cuisine on this private guided walking tour. Spend the magnificent 3 hours of your life exploring the diverse taste of Arabic food in the center of Dubai.
Stroll along the narrow streets of historic districts and delight yourself with famous Arabic dishes and finest coffee. Enjoy the insights of your local guide about the traditional culinary culture of the Arabian Peninsula.

• Savor the spicy flavors of the Arabic cuisine
• Have ten scrumptious tastings in the finest places of Dubai
• Learn the Emirati culinary traditions from your local guide
• Wander famous souks and historic districts of Dubai
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3 hours
from US$225.00

Private Dubai Culture Tour - Bur Dubai’s Bazaar, Boat Trip, Gold & Spice Souks

Learn everything about Dubai history and culture on our walking tour of the most significant heritage sights. Wander through Al Fahidi area with its wind towers, find something for you at Bur Dubai’s bazaars, and take a traditional “abra” boat.
Explore the places that are often off the radar for those who come here for the first time, and reveal the secrets of Dubai’s past. Experience the immersion which you wouldn’t do traveling without a guide.

• Discover the oldest districts of Dubai
• Hear some interesting facts and stories about the history of Dubai
• Visit must-sees of the metropolis on the walking tour
• Don’t worry about getting lost following your professional guide
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2 hours
from US$160.00

Dubai Tour to Abu Dhabi w/ Camel Ride, Dunes, Heritage Village, Tattoo & Palace

Experience the mysterious beauty of the Arabian Desert with our special morning tour, made for those who like spending sunrise hours in the surreal magnificence of the golden dunes. This desert adventure is combined with cultural immersion and acquaintance with Arabian Desert traditions.

Explore the royal culture of Arabian sheiks while visiting must-see sights in the cultural center of the UAE. Abu Dhabi plays a crucial role in today’s Emirates, being a significant center of the country’s development. Compared to exuberant Dubai, Abu Dhabi has a completely different atmosphere making it a place to visit.

• Get your day started in the serene beauty of the desert
• Experience modern and traditional desert activities including sandboarding, camel ride, and safari
• Get acquainted with the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi to get a true feel of the country
• Learn more about history and traditions from your guide
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12 hours
from US$249.00

Private Dubai Safari Tour to Red Dunes Desert w/ Camel Ride & Belly Dancing Show

Head off to an incredible journey from Dubai to see the Red Desert. This private tour will bring you to the great desert scenery so you can admire the fantastic sunset.

Take a camel ride at a desert campsite, have your hands painted with traditional henna ornaments, and savor barbeque dinner. Enjoy some live shows as you travel through the vast space of the desert.

• Feel the fascinating atmosphere of the desert and its tranquility
• Benefit from non-divided attention of your guide
• Enjoy unlimited drinks included in your dinner
• The driver will pick you up at your hotel and get you back after the tour
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7 hours
from US$109.00

Private Dubai Car Tour with Burj Al Arab, Dubai Museum, Abra Ride and Souqs

Get the most of Dubai with this 4,5-hour guided private tour. Enjoy the colorful mix of traditional-style buildings and futuristic skyscrapers. Stroll along the sandy shoreline at the Jumeirah Beach and observe the famous Burj Al-Arab hotel.
Admire the ancient buildings of the 18-century Al-Fahidi Fort. Cross the Dubai Creek in incredible fashion via ‘abra’ water taxi and enjoy shopping at the best souks of the East.

• Walk at the sandy beaches of Dubai on this guided half-day shore excursion
• See the essential sites of Dubai, such as the Al Fahidi Fort and the Burj Al-Arab
• Embrace the Arabic traditions and cross the Dubai Creek via an ‘abra’ boat
• Have a comfortable travel with a help of experienced guide and air-conditioned vehicle
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4 hours 30 minutes
from US$107.00

Private Dubai Night Tour: Top Attractions Magically Lit Up at Night

Become a part of Dubai’s nightlife on this guided 3-hour tour of the city. Learn about city’s top attractions from your guide while walking under the lights of this magnificent place.
Savor the culinary traditions of Arabic cuisine and get yourself a refreshing lemon mint drink. Hang out at local approved terraces, restaurants and bars.

• Enjoy the fascinating nightlife of Dubai
• See the must-visit sites like Dubai Marina Walk and Dubai Opera
• Watch the beautiful fountain show and sample local food with lemonade
• Customize your tour by choosing preferred time and extra locations
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3 hours
from US$200.00

Dubai Private Food Tour with Iranian & Indian Street Foods, Souks and Abra Ride

Discover the unexpected side of Dubai on this guided private tour. Explore the fascinating corners of this multicultural city with your experienced guide. Delight your taste buds with the diversity of local flavors. A variety of world’s finest dishes awaits you here, from the Filipino street food to traditional Indian snacks.
Visit the charming Coffee Museum and try the delicious Arabic coffee and sample traditional Middle Eastern dates at the famous Dubai Spice Souk.

• Taste your way through the multicultural Dubai
• Explore the diverse religious sites, such as Shiva Temple and Holy Trinity Church
• Sample a variety of Eastern finest street food
• Learn about the local culinary traditions from your expert guide
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3 hours
from US$195.00

Private Dubai Driving Tour with Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Creek and Deira’s Souks

Explore Dubai in the most comfortable way possible on this private half-day sightseeing tour by air-conditioned vehicle. See architectural wonders of Dubai including the famous Palm Jumeirah and the tremendous Burj Khalifa.

Learn about the colorful Arabic culture from your experienced guide. Venture into the charming souks of Dubai and buy yourself multiple souvenirs that will forever remind you about the magnificent time you spend in the United Arab Emirates.

• Get a comfortable experience exploring Dubai inside the air-conditioned vehicle
• Visit the must-see places of colorful Dubai, including stunning Burj Khalifa
• Soak up the Arabic culture wandering souks and listening to the fascinating stories of your guide
• Personalize your experience by choosing time and preferred locations
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4 hours
from US$55.00

Private Dubai History and Culture Tour with Dubai Museum, Al Shindagha and Souks

Soak up the majestic Arabic culture on this guided private walking tour of Dubai. Listen to the fascinating tales about the history of United Arab Emirates while wandering around the ancient Al Fahidi neighborhood.

Follow the magnificent scent of finest Arabic coffee and visit Coffee Museum, where you will sample a cup of this precious drink along with savoring delicious dates. Get inside the house of famous Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum and scan the shelves of Dubai Gold Souk.

• Explore historical areas of Dubai including Al Fahidi and Al Shindagha
• Enjoy your guide’s stories about the fascinating past of Dubai
• Sample delicious dates and coffee
• Personalize your experience by choosing preferred time of your adventure
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3 hours
from US$90.00

Private Dubai Must-See Tour with Iconic Photo Ops by Private Vehicle

Fall in love with the colorful Arabic culture on this private half-day sightseeing tour. Get comfortable in the air-conditioned minivan and head towards magnificent time in Dubai.

See the city’s most notable attractions such as impressive Burj Al Arab and splendid Jumeirah Mosque. Learn about the history of the United Arab Emirates inside the Dubai Museum and appreciate fantastic landscapes of this city as you cross the Dubai Creek on a traditional wooden boat.

Explore the famous souks of Dubai with your guide and uncover multiple wonders hidden inside them.
• Discover the many wonders of Dubai like Burj Al-Arab and Jumeirah Mosque
• Learn the fascinating facts about the history of Dubai at Al Fahidi Fort
• Sail across the Dubai Creek on ‘abra’ water taxi
• Soak up the culture of Dubai wandering its famous souks
• An expert guide and your own vehicle will ensure the best personalized experience
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4 hours 30 minutes
from US$55.00

Private Full-Day Trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi with Museums, Mosques and Malls

Discover the majestic capital of United Arab Emirates on this private full-day trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. Get comfortable in an air-conditioned minivan and explore the many attractions of this fascinating city.
Visit the grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque and learn about the origins of Abu Dhabi at the Zayed Heritage Center and Heritage Village. Wander the marvelous Yas Island and have a photo-stop at the wonderful Ferrari World theme park.

• Comfortable full-day tour to Abu Dhabi by air-conditioned minivan
• See the best attractions of Abu Dhabi, such as the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan Mosque and the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi park
• Explore the origins of Abu Dhabi at the Zayed Heritage Center
• Personalize your journey by adding more fascinating sites to the itinerary
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8 hours
from US$73.00

Private Tour: The Origins of Dubai & Old Historical District with Local Expert

Dive deep into the fascinating history of the Arabian Peninsula with this guided tour to the heritage neighborhoods of Dubai. Leave the fancy skyscrapers and vibrant plazas behind and uncover the hidden magic of Emirati history.
Visit the two most history-rich neighborhoods of Dubai, Al Fahidi and Al Shindagha. Wander the museums of these areas and enjoy your fascinating time as your guide sheds light on the rich cultural and historical heritage of Dubai.

• Uncover the less glossy but way more fascinating side of Dubai
• Learn the rich history and traditions of the Arabian Peninsula
• Visit the museums full of pre-historic artifacts, including Dubai Museum and Saruq Al Hadid Archaeology Museum
• Listen to your expert guides insights about the cultural heritage of Dubai
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2 hours 30 minutes
from US$145.00

Private Tour from Dubai to Sharjah with All Must-See Sites, Souqs and Mosques

Explore the history-rich emirate of Sharjah on this guided private tour. Soak up the Arabic culture while visiting most notable sites of this region, including the King Faisal Mosque and the Sharjah Fort.

Learn the history of the Islamic civilization from your expert guide at the Sharjah Heritage Museum. Feel the magic of the intricate Arabic souks while wandering around countless shops in search of hidden wonders.

• Discover the origins of Arabic civilization at the ancient city of Sharjah
• Visit several fascinating museums and examine the Emirati history
• See the splendid Al Noor and King Faisal mosques
• Wander the vibrant Al Arsah and Al Markazi souks to buy souvenirs
• Customize your itinerary with the help of your personal experienced guide
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4 hours 30 minutes
from US$64.00

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