• Explore Sharjah, the Pearl of the Gulf, and see the many historic and cultural sites within it
  • Explore Sharjah Fort and Grand Faisal Mosque, and learn about history, heritage, and local culture
  • Gain greater insight into Arab culture and history at the Sharjah Heritage Museum and its relics
  • Find local treasures and shop for souvenirs at Souq Al Arsah or Souq Al Markazi\

What To Expect

Behold the splendid “Pearl of the Gulf”, or Sharjah City and see all its shining wonders in this half day tour with an English speaking guide! Head to the largest mosque in Sharjah, the King Faisal Mosque, where you will learn about the rich heritage and history of the city as you study carefully preserved and restored relics and artifacts that speak of Islamic Heritage. Then you head to Fort of Sharjah, built in 1820 and the former home of the ruling family. In the Sharjah Heritage Museum, you'll be able to learn about the traditional architecture of the Arabian Gulf before you walk through the traditional souk Al Arsah, full of colors and wares. You can indulge in a shopping spree at the Souk Al Marakazi where you can find all kinds of authentic carpets, jewelry, and handicrafts, and more, before you head back to the glittering modern wonder that is the Dubai Mall.

Additional Information

  • Dress Code: Sharjah has conservative dress traditions. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops and villages. Male guests have to ensure that they are not wearing any jewelry such as earrings, bracelets, chains, necklaces and rings
  • Photography: Normal tourist photography is acceptable, but it is considered offensive to photograph Arab women. It is also courteous to ask permission before photographing men
  • Tour operates only on Wednesday


6 Hours 27 Nov, 04 Dec, 11 Dec, and more Al Barsha, Dubai

What is included in the tour

  • Pick up and drop off at your designated location or hotel
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Gratuities (optional)

Activity Information


  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher from Team Ithaka 


  • 7:00 am-7:30 am hotel pick up
  • 7:30 am depart for Abu Dhabi
  • 10:00 am Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • 11:15 am Emirates Palace Hotel
  • 12:30 pm lunch stop at Heritage Village (lunch is at customer's own expense)
  • 2:00 pm Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • 3:30 pm end of tour, depart for Dubai
  • 5:00 pm drop off at hotel

How To Use

  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Hotel Pick Up Details

  • Please arrive in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before scheduled departure
  • The operator will confirm your pick up time in advance
  • Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route as this is a shared transfer
  • 8:00 am-8:30 am pick up from hotels located in Al Qusais and Al Nahda
  • 8:30 am-9:00 am pick up from hotels located in Deira and Bur Dubai
  • 8:45 am-9:15 am pick up from hotels located in Dubai Marina, Al Barsha, Jumeirah Lake Towers and Sheik Zayed Road

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
Pickup point
W.H Villa - Dubai - United Arab Emirates View on Map