This two-hour walking tour through Downtown Dubai will introduce the record-breaking architectural achievements of the city. Your host will introduce you to the most important things to see and do. The tour includes elements of the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Fountain Show, Walk of Fame, Souk Al Bahar, Opera Building, the Address Hotel, and other iconic landmarks. You will get the inside story on this ambitious project and learn about the men and women behind the scenes who made it all happen. Along the way you will meet some of the people keeping local traditions alive amidst the hustle and bustle of office buildings, residences, and retail stores. Millions of tourists flock to Downtown every year, but only on this tour will you learn the reasons why and hear about the plans for the future. A tour of Downtown is a must for serious travelers who want to really get the most out of their trip. *Please note we do not go inside the Aquarium, Burj Khalifa and Dubai Opera Building.*
Pri & Ricky
Pri is a true believer in the Rule of Three - she lives between Dubai, Bombay and Washington DC, speaks three languages and has 3 kids under 3. She graduated from Connecticut College and then Oxford University and has a Masters Degree from New York University. Pri is a licensed Dubai tour guide, travel blogger, art aficionado, foodie and curious to check out all things new in her city. Pri's three obsessions are history, culture and art. Pri has walked Dubai extensively on foot to figure out how best walking tour experiences can be designed to maximize guests' learning and interaction with this fantastic city. She has developed close relationships with artists, designers, gallery and shop owners on her tours to bring out their voices. Pri is known to provide in-depth content filled with narratives and real life stories.
We will cover highlights and main attractions of the Dubai Mall. We will see up close the Burj Lake, the Dubai Fountain area and if we are lucky also catch a fountain show together! We will understand in detail the Dubai Aquarium and the Burj Khalifa (from the outside) with amazing photo stops and views. We will also visit Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Promenade, Burj Plaza and the Dubai Opera.