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Big Bus Dubai Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour And Evening Desert Safari With BBQ Dinner

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    • Adults (12+)
    • Children (6-11)
  • Children from age 0 to 5 are not allowed.
from US$ 89.53 per person pp
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Embark on a thrilling drive through the sand dunes, a BBQ dinner and much more on a desert safari
    • Discover Dubai on a hop-on, hop-off tour with more than 20 stops on 3 different routes and see attractions of your choice
    • Choose between a Classic or Premium ticket and enjoy the Dubai hop-on, hop-off tour for 1 or 2 days
    • Your hop-on, hop-off ticket also includes a Creek Dhow cruise, a night tour and 4 walking tours and admission to 7 museums
    • Route covers attractions like the Burj Khalifa, the Jumeirah Mosque, Emirates Towers, Atlantic the Palm, Dubai Creek and more!
    • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Overview

    Discover Dubai on a 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour and a desert safari with BBQ dinner with this saver combo.

    Explore Dubai on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour and hop on and off at more than 20 stops on 3 routes! Your hop-on, hop-off ticket includes a FREE dhow cruise, 4 walking tours and entry to 7 famous Dubai museums. Upgrade your ticket to Premium to include a scenic Marina Cruise and a half-day Sharjah Tour as well!

    Download the tour route map

    Enjoy two of the best Dubai experiences- a city tour on Bus and premium desert safari with barbeque dinner with this saver combo. This combo packs a punch with all the activities and experiences that Dubai is famous for- and at an affordable price!

    The attraction ticket will be issued for the date selected at the time of booking. The Big Bus hop-on, hop-off ticket can be used anytime within 3 months.

    You can refer the 'Please Note' section below for more important information regarding the booking vouchers.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Big Bus Classic Tour: 1 day
    Big Bus Premium Tour: 2 days
    Dubai Desert safari: 4 hours

    Start Time

    The hop-on, hop-off bus departure time from the 3 routes are as follows:
    City Route: From 8:50am to 6pm; every 20 minutes. The entire loop takes 2 hours.
    Marina Route:From 8:50am to 6pm; every 20 minutes. The entire loop takes 90 minutes.
    Beach Route: From 9am to 6pm; every 15 minutes. The entire loop takes 2 hours 20 minutes.
    Desert Safari: Hotel pick-up between 3pm and 3:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Hop-on, hop-off bus tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops.
    Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner: Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.

    Ending Point

    Hop-on, hop-off bus tour: Hop off the bus at any of the stops.
    Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner: You will be dropped off to your hotel.

    Itinerary

    Dubai Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:

    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Dubai hop-on, hop-off tour. Enjoy easy access to the most popular Duabi locations and tourist hotspots and customize your own sightseeing itinerary. Choose from a 1-day or 2-day ticket option and discover Dubai on a bus tour as well as a number of other popular activities that are included in your Dubai hop-on, hop-off ticket. The bus will follow three interlinked routes: Red route (City Tour), Blue route (Marina Tour) and Green route (Beach Tour) covering the following major Dubai attractions such as:

    • Burj Al Arab
    • The Jumeirah mosque
    • Al Fahidi Fort & Dubai Museum
    • The Gold Souk
    • The Burj Khalifa
    • The Spice Souk
    • Jumeirah Park & Public Beach
    • Atlantis the Palm
    • Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s House
    • Dubai Creek
    • Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
    • The Beach
    • Emirates Towers

    Admission to 7 museums:

    Enjoy admission to 7 famous Dubai museums including the Dubai Museum and Sheikh Maktoum Palace.

    Night tour: Discover the beauty of Dubai by night on an exciting bus tour. See attractions like the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Marina, Atlantis the Palm and Burj Al Arab. Enjoy enlivening audio commentary on board in 12 languages.

    4 Walking tours:

    Heritage Valley Walking Tour: Discover one of Dubai’s best-preserved early settlements.
    Arabian Treasures Walking Tour: Explore Dubai’s souks on this tour.
    Downtown Discovery Walking Tour: See Dubai’s vibrant district of Downtown Dubai.
    Historical District Trek: Explore the historical Al Fahidi Fort.

    Dhow Cruise: Glide along the historical Dubai Creek and see the major landmarks of Dubai.

    Choose between a Classic and Premium Ticket:

    Classic Ticket:
    Validity: 1 day

    Inclusions:
    Free entry to 7 museums
    Dhow cruise
    Night Tour
    4 walking tours
    Free water and WiFi

    Premium Ticket:
    Validity: 2 days

    Inclusions:
    Free entry to 7 museums
    Creek Dhow Cruise
    Night tour
    4 walking tours
    Marina cruise
    Sharjah tour
    Free water and WiFi

    Desert Safari:

    You will be picked up from your hotel and taken on a fabulous desert safari that includes an adrenaline-pumping 4x4 drive deep into the desert over the vast expanse of golden sand dunes. Enjoy traditional Arabic coffee, smoke a flavoured shisha, and enjoy a mesmerizing belly dance show and a tanoura show at a traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite to capture the real essence of the desert.

    Enjoy the spectacular view of the sun setting in the desert, ride a camel, stroll through the desert and have pictures taken as you pose with a mighty falcon on your shoulders. There are other traditional activities as well, that include dressing in the traditional Arabic attire and having your hands painted with henna.

    The evening ends with a sumptuous dinner featuring international buffet with a choice of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. After the safari, you will be driven back to your hotel.

    Please click here to see the dinner menu:

    Download the Desert Camp Menu

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Classic or Premium hop-on, hop-off ticket (as per option chosen)
    • Recorded commentary in English, Arabic, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Farsi, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil) & Mandarin with hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • FREE entry to 7 museums with hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • Dhow cruise with hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • FREE Wifi on bus with hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • FREE headphones with hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • Marina Cruise and Sharjah tour (with Premium option)
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off for Desert Safari
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Desert Safari in 4x4 vehicle with BBQ dinner
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Big Bus hop-on, hop-off tour:

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start the tour from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 1 or 2 days from that time.

    Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner:

    The tour can take place over 2 or 3 consecutive days. The tour is not recommended for pregnant ladies, heart patients and clients with neck and back problems.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Good Tour experience- systematically aranged

      Overall it was a nice experience. Value for money! Thanks!

      antra prakash, India, 23/Jan/2018
    • O passeio o jantar valeu a pena, o local muito lindo, o show no jantar foi muito bom. Tivemos grandes dificuldades em entender o guia.

      Cleyde Marcia, United Kingdom, 26/Mar/2019
    • Good excursions, although some guides let the company down

      Jannie Pretorius, United Kingdom, 14/Dec/2018
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