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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

per adult from

$85

AUD

Duration

4 hours 30 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Photo stop at King Faisal Mosque & Al Noor Mosque
    • Entrance tickets to Islamic Civilization Museum
    • Entrance tickets to Sharjah Heritage Museum
    • Stop at Souk Al Arsa & Souk Al Markazi
    • Visit 2 Mosques - Al Noor Mosque & King Faisal Mosque
    • Unique authentic cultural experience
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dubai, Dubai, Emirate of Dubai

    Set a foot on the grounds of the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates, the ancient city of Sharjah. Meet your guide at your Hotel in Dubai and start you fascinating tour. You first destination is the majestic Al Noor Mosque made in Turkish Ottoman style.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sharjah, Sharjah, Emirate of Sharjah

    Then wander around the magnificent King Faisal Mosque, the religious heart of United Arab Emirates. Open a door to the breathtaking Islamic culture and Emirati historical heritage at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization and explore it countless Islamic archeological artifacts.

    Delve into the Heart of Sharjah, historical district that is home to several must-see places of the city. Explore the Souk Al Arsah and buy yourself multiple souvenirs made in Arabic fashion. Continue to the Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn Fort) to explore the traditional Arabic architecture, which includes small building made of rock, sand and corals.

    Enjoy captivating folk tales and tricky riddles of your native guide while wandering the galleries of the Sharjah Heritage Museum. And finally reach the famous Souk Al-Markazi, a tremendous bazaar that consists of more than 600 stores and possesses all sorts of the finest Eastern goods.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sharjah, Sharjah, Emirate of Sharjah

    Arrive at the ancient Sharjah, most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, which history spans more than 5000 years. Sharjah is the cultural capital of Arab Emirates and the cradle of its history. Learn about the past of this area listening to the fascinating stories of your experienced guide and prepare to visit most notable sites of the city.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Al Noor Mosque, Al Mamzar Corniche St, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

    Start from seeing the shining white Al Noor Mosque made in Turkish Ottoman style. Your guide will open for you a door to the breathtaking Islamic culture and Emirati historical heritage. Have a stop and take wonderful photos of this magnificent building.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: King Faisal Mosque, King Abdul Aziz St, Sharjah 006976 United Arab Emirates

    The King Faisal Mosque is one of the symbols of United Arab Emirates. Formerly the biggest mosque of the nation it is a place where more than 16000 people can unite of a worship. It is a main mosque of the most religious emirate of Sharjah and its true heart. Although it’s forbidden for non-Muslims to enter, you can still admire its majestic design and feel the vibes of Islamic culture from the outside.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Corniche St, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

    Start exploring the diverse history of Arabian Peninsula at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization. It possesses the largest collections of Islamic artifacts with more than 5000 pieces in total. Here you will examine such treasures as a copy of the Koran of the third Caliph, complex early clocks and ancient weapons, or the multiple displace of art masterpieces and antique calligraphy.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Souk Al Arsah, Al Sharq Street, Opp Old Souk, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

    The Souk Al Arsah was the former hub for the Eastern traders from Persia, India and Bedouin tribes. Nowadays it is a must-visit location of Sharjah, where you will find everything, from pearl chests and jewelry, to abayas and khandooras, parts of the UAE traditional dress.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sharjah Fort - Al Hisn, Hisn Avenue Al Shuwaihean, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

    Continue to the Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn Fort) to explore the traditional Arabic architecture. It was supposed to be destroyed by the Sheikh Khalid bin Muhammad Al Qasimi in order to destroy all reminders of his predecessor, but a timely arrival of the Sharjah’s current ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi saved the remaining ‘Al Kubs’ tower.
    Later he ordered the rebuilding of the Fort and now you can walk around its amazing rock and coral buildings.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sharjah Heritage Museum, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

    The Sharjah Heritage Museum is located in the historical district named “Heart of Sharjah”, near the Souk Al Arsah and the Sharjah Fort. Learn about the cultural heritage of Sharjah observing the showpieces of its 6 galleries. Enjoy captivating folk tales and tricky riddles of your native guide while wandering museum’s wide rooms.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Souk Al-Markazi, King Faisal Road Khaled Lagoon, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

    Souk Al-Markazi, also known as Blue Souk, is the main shopping center of this emirate. It consists of two large buildings designed by British architects in a traditional Arabic design. Stroll around the unreal 600 shops which sell countless finest goods, including spices, cosmetics, perfumes, clothes and many other.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Lobby of your hotel. Please provide the exact name and address of your hotel.Your guide will meet you at your centrally-located hotel, hostel or vacation rentalYou don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via emailAirports
    • Dubai Airport, Dubai United Arab Emirates
    Ports
    • Cruise Terminal 2, Port Rashid - Dubai, Dubai - Port Rashid - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children up to 5 years of age must be provided with a child safety seat. We can provide the seat on request at no additional charge. Please let us know at the time of booking if you need one
    • In summer/autumn/spring time lightweight summer clothing, hats and sunglasses are recommended
    • In winter, jackets and sweaters might be needed in evening time
    • In summer time (June – September), daytime temperatures may reach 42 – 45 degrees Celsius with humidity levels exceeding 90%. We advise our customers to keep that in mind and stay hydrated
    • Due to government events, public holidays, weather conditions or traffic, the local tour operator reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled itinerary
    • As part of ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, some of the attractions might be closed, so alternate visits / photo stops will be arranged
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Friendly Local Guides

Activity ID: V-11498P280

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