Everyone has seen the massive malls that the UAE has with thousands of stores and millions of glittery items to buy.
However, at Desert Gate, we know that our guests may now always want to shop at Western style malls and would love to get to know the hidden places where the true locals go to shop.
Whether it be local fashion, Indian dresses, carpets or otherwise, our expert local shopper will take you to place few tourists ever get to hear of or see. Visit the tailors of Satwa, the Fabric shops of Al Fahidi and the hidden jewellery wholesalers of Deira, this tour will not only show you how real local shopping and bargaining works, but will also enable you to buy unique goods at a fraction of the price found in the malls
In order to prepare, 2 weeks before arrival, we will speak with the guest and understand their tastes, likes and dislikes in order to tailor the tour to the guests specifications
During the tour, we include a couple of stops at local establishments for juices as well as local snacks.
Optionally, we can include a local lunch