The Dubai half-day city tour starts at 08:30–09:00hrs. The tour commences with a drive to the Palm Jumeirah, a modern marvel which when viewed aerially, resembles a palm tree. It is home to the swankiest malls, restaurants and luxurious resorts. Here, you can enjoy a photo opportunity at the Atlantis Hotel, itself an exercise in grandeur and splendor. After this, the tour resumes with a drive to the Jumeirah Mosque. Built in the year 1979, it was constructed in pure white stone in the medieval Fatimid tradition and can house almost 1,200 worshippers at one go.
The tour then continues with a drive towards the Sheikh Zayed road highway to get a glimpse of the symbol of magnificence and futuristic engineering, the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Even from a distance, its grand proportions are simply awe inspiring.
From here, head towards the old part of the city and get a glimpse into the traditional side of Dubai which also covers the palaces housing the royal family. Finally, you arrive at the lovely Dubai Creek. Next, visit the gold and spice souks where you are overwhelmed by the sights and sounds surrounding you. You will also get a chance to lay your hands at antiques, arts, souvenirs and crafts at an antiques shop. The half-day Dubai city tour comes to an end at the marvelous Burj Al Arab, another dazzling structure amongst many in Dubai. Enjoy some photography opportunities here.
In the evening, embark on a dinner dhow cruise (dhow is the traditional sailing boat of Dubai) which takes you across some of the most famous buildings of Dubai like National Bank of Dubai, Chamber of Commerce Building and others. Their beauty is enhanced manifold when illuminated at night. Enjoy soft drinks, tea, snacks and finally, a lip-smacking buffet dinner onboard the cruise.
Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.