Walking Tours in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Dubai by Foot, offering off-beat, curated Dubai tours. Each of our tours are crafted with research, experience and cultural submersion that can only be delivered by our hand-picked local guides. Let us show you Dubai in a way that will appeal to all your senses and have you leave with a deep understanding of this city’s historic aura, its regional command and its emerging international presence.

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About Dubai

In Dubai, everything is bigger and better. It’s home to the world’s tallest building, largest mall, biggest indoor theme park and highest Ferris Wheel. The city is constantly evolving under the leadership of the visionary Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. In 2020, Dubai will play host to the World Expo, and there are even more new developments that are expected to launch before that big event.

At the heart of the glitz and glam, however, is a city with a rich cultural heritage. Dubai first made its name as a fishing and pearl village, and a strategic port on the Persian Gulf. Even with modern developments, the city’s sense of history is still alive today. One can savor a cup of traditional coffee, catch a ride on an old-fashioned abra or shop in a traditional souk.

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Signature Dubai Walking Tours

Our signature Dubai tours are designed to explore the different facets of the city. Whatever your interest, be it history, culture, architecture, fashion, art, food or technology, we are sure to have the right tour for you. Our tours fall under three main categories:

Historic Dubai Walking Tours

These tours are aimed at those interested in learning about Dubai’s heritage. Our walking tours take you through the historical districts of the city, where you can learn about the life in Old Dubai, its culture of trading, its souks, its sea transport and the influence of various communities on its art and architecture.

Modern Dubai Walking Tours

Our modern tours of Dubai explore the new developments of the city. These walking tours will teach you about the design and concept behind the modern communities and give you a glimpse of what everyday life is like for those living in Dubai. In these tour we feature art, cuisine, yachts trips, parks and many adventures only unique to Dubai.  

Futuristic Dubai Walking Tours

Dubai is a city that is constantly on the cutting edge. With these walking tours, you can learn about what’s the latest and greatest in the city of the future. We have tours for business executives, groups with a specific interest, or those interesting in learning more about the Dubai Future Foundation or the upcoming Dubai Expo 2020.

With Dubai’s rapid development, there’s plenty to see, and we believe that walking the city lets you see it best. Whether you are visiting Dubai for a day, or planning a longer stay, we have the right tour to suit your needs and budget. We also offer private, personalized and VIP tours and packages – just let us know your requirements and we’ll be happy to accommodate.