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From Dubai: Sharjah City Tour

Cultural Tour

184 $

6 hours
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From Dubai: Sharjah City Tour

Dubai, a gleaming metropolis and an icon of the Emirates, often overshadows its neighboring emirate, Sharjah City. Known as the “Pearl of the Gulf,” Sharjah City is a treasure trove of culture, history, and heritage. This guided city tour from Dubai offers a deep dive into Sharjah’s myriad attractions.

Key Attractions:

  1. Sharjah City: Often termed as the ‘Pearl of the Gulf’, this vibrant city has much to offer. From museums to souks, and mosques to forts, Sharjah is a blend of the ancient and the modern.
  2. King Faisal Mosque: Standing tall as one of the landmarks of the Emirates, King Faisal Mosque is the largest mosque in Sharjah. A testament to Islamic architecture, it beckons visitors with its grandeur.
  3. Heritage Museum: Delve into the history and Islamic Civilisation of Sharjah. The Heritage Museum showcases a journey through time, capturing the essence of Emirati traditions.
  4. Al Markazi Souk: A shopper’s paradise! Whether you’re looking for intricate jewelry, fine carpets, or authentic handicrafts, Al Markazi souk is the place to be.
  5. Sharjah Aquarium: Dive into the marine world of the UAE. Witness a variety of aquatic creatures and learn about the region’s rich marine heritage.
  6. Sharjah Fort: A significant landmark of Sharjah, the fort stands as a testament to the ruling family’s history and the city’s strategic importance.
  7. Souk Al Arsah: Another splendid shopping arena, the Souk Al Arsah is renowned for its carpets, jewelry, and handicrafts.

Tour Itinerary:

The tour is a comprehensive city tour starting from Dubai, covering significant landmarks in Sharjah. It gives visitors an in-depth understanding of the culture, traditions, and history of the Emirates.

The itinerary is designed to offer a mix of sightseeing, activities, and shopping experiences. Starting with a visit to the King Faisal Mosque, guests are then taken to the Heritage Museum followed by the bustling Al Markazi Souk. The route ensures guests can relish the best of what Sharjah has to offer.

What’s Included:

  • Guided tour of Sharjah from Dubai
  • Entry to Sharjah Aquarium
  • Visit to Sharjah Fort, King Faisal Mosque, and Heritage Museum
  • Shopping time at Al Markazi Souk and Souk Al Arsah
  • Lunch Included .
  • Water During tour .

What’s Not Included:

  • Personal expenses and shopping
  • Gratuity


Discover Sharjah, the underrated gem nestled beside the bustling hub of Dubai. With the From Dubai: Sharjah City Tour, you’re not just embarking on a journey through the Emirates but also through time, history, and rich traditions.


  • Please note that this tour will be held in English language only.
  • Please advise your driver if you are having any allergies during lunch time .
  • Explore Heritage Museum.
  • Take pictures of King Faisal Mosque.
  • Learn how to bargain at souk al Arsa.
  • Browse the ancient times at Sharjah Fort of Sharjah.
  • Learn about hundreds of sea species at Sharjah aquarium.
  • Admire the fantastic Arabic architecture at the Blue Souk.

Your friendly tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby . Alternatively you can wait in your Hotel room and your guide will call you once he is there .

You are free to wear what you want .

Depending on the number of participant but be sure you will have a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle .

Your friendly tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby . Alternatively you can wait in your Hotel room and your guide will call you once he is there .

Educational aquarium spread over 2 floors with 20 separate tanks & over 150 different species. Established in 2008, the Sharjah Aquarium opened up the fascinating realm of the deep sea for the public. Located in Al Khan, This aquarium in Sharjah is the perfect place to witness the local sea life that dwells in the historic coasts of the culturally rich emirate. It is one of the top destinations to visit in Sharjah. But that’s not all – the aquarium is a lot more than just a place to witness sea life.

Stalls for crafts, perfumes & woven garments on narrow lanes, plus a landmark central coffee shop. Souk Al-Arsah Market is considered one of the oldest popular markets in the United Arab Emirates, and it was (more than half a century ago) a meeting point for Bedouin merchants and their camel cargoes. The market, which currently contains all oriental handicrafts, has been restored. Here you can wander along the air-conditioned alleys. The market has large wooden doors, coral stone walls and lanterns hanging on them.

Sharjah Fort is a double story traditional rock, coral and adobe fortification in the centre of the city of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. The fort was originally constructed in 1820 by the then Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi.

The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is a museum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The museum, opened in 2008, covers Islamic culture, with more than 5,000 artifacts from the Islamic world.

The Souk al-Markazi (Central Market), popularly known as the Blue Souk, is the main shopping hub and one of the most impressive landmarks of Sharjah.

The King Faisal Mosque is a mosque in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates. It is named after the former ruler of Saudi Arabia King Faisal of Saudi

The food of the Emirati people has been shaped by the strong Arabic and Persian influences, together with the weather. The traditional foods are similar to those found in other Middle Eastern countries. Even though Dubai is known for being one of the most popular hubs in the modern world, Dubai also offers a range of traditional foods for its citizens, residents and curious visitors.
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24 thoughts on “From Dubai: Sharjah City Tour”


Julia Müller (Germany)

October 1, 2023 at 8:37 am

Ich war beeindruckt von den aufwendigen Designs des Heimatmuseums und der König-Faisal-Moschee. Unser Führer, Rasha, war gut informiert und hat das Erlebnis sehr bereichert. Außerdem war die Einkaufszeit in den Souks eine tolle Sache. Außergewöhnliches Mittagessen!


Ravi Desai (India)

October 1, 2023 at 8:37 am

Sharjah felt like an undiscovered gem. The juxtaposition of the modern city with ancient traditions at places like Souk Al Arsah was fascinating. We explored without a guide, and the experience was smooth. The meal was a delightful representation of local cuisine.


Florence Chebet (Kenya)

October 1, 2023 at 8:38 am

What a delightful day! The King Faisal Mosque was an epitome of tranquility. Our guide, Imran, was knowledgeable and kept us engaged. I also found some unique gifts at Al Markazi Souk. The tour was well-paced with thoughtful inclusions like lunch and water.


Hiroshi Tanaka (Japan)

October 1, 2023 at 8:38 am

Embarking on this tour was one of the best decisions. The vibrant ambiance of the souks, combined with the historic tales from Sharjah Fort, was captivating. I appreciate the efforts of our guide, Leila, and the organizers for the food and water provisions. Highly recommended!


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IMG 20210428 100026
Type Cultural Tour
Duration 6 hours
Locations Sharjah
From 06/20/2022
To 08/31/2025
Group Semi Private Tour
Languages English
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