Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Bastakiya are on a Friday

Jump to last reply

Hello. I'm going to Dubai for a couple of days for work and I was thinking of spending an extra day to do some sightseeing. However, that will be a Friday. I was really interested in doing the Jumeirah Mosque tour, attending the cultural breakfast/ lunch at the SMCCU, and joining one of their Bastakiya tours; but Friday being the holy day, those activities will not be available. Any suggestions on alternative activities for a similar experience? Should I just wander around the Bastakiya area and ride the abra on my own?

Looking forward to the usual helpful advice. Thanks in advance. BTW, I will be staying near the airport and don't speak the language.

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Side trip from Kigali Rwanda
  2. 2 THE GREAT WILDE BEEST MIGRATION IN KENYA
  3. 3 Around Morocco - Lahcen Boujouija
  4. 4 Long layover at Hamad Airport, Doha
  5. 5 First trip to Africa in December-January
  6. 6 Tanzania or Kenya in October
  7. 7 Trip Report MAGICAL, MEZMERIZING MOROCCO (Revised)
  8. 8 What company for gorilla trekking?
  9. 9 Embarrassing question about gorilla tracking
  10. 10 Nairobi Airport Layover
  11. 11 Child friendly holiday house or apartment in Cape Town (repeat request)
  12. 12 Trip Report Uganda/Rwanda - trip report and lots of information for independent travel
  13. 13 Interesting and uncommon stuff to do in Tel Aviv?
  14. 14 New regulations for parents traveling to or in South Africa with children
  15. 15 Overnight train Marrakech - Tangiers the same day of return flight
  16. 16 Charity begins at Home!
  17. 17 Sun Safaris
  18. 18 Advice: soft luggage for S. Africa safari w/small planes
  19. 19 Small Tented Camp under $350USD in Kenya??
  20. 20 Trip Report 2 Weeks In Iran: So Far Away From The Clichés!
  21. 21 Trip Report Just back from our Chobe and Delta trip-WOW,WOW, WOW!
  22. 22 Looking for a travel partner for photography trip to Africa
  23. 23 Morocco and Algeria or Tunisia
  24. 24 Tour to Morocco
  25. 25 Camping in Erg Chebbi -- are there bathrooms???
View next 25 » Back to the top