Explore the beauty of Middle East and Europe with Turkey and Dubai Tours. Visit Turkey's must-see places, Istanbul, the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia before flying to Dubai, the Metropolis of tomorrow. Visit Burj Al Arab and experience safari tour in Dubai desert.
Day 1: Arrival Istanbul
Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia. Visit the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.
Free time in Grand bazaar with it’s 3,500 shops to end the day and then back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Half Day Istanbul Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to visit Chora Museum and Underground Cistern. Spend some free time in the Spice Bazaar and enjoy the afternoon free in Istanbul. Return to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise
After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a excursion by boat on the Bosphorus, which divides Europe from Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. You will have the afternoon free to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5: Arrival Dubai
After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for departure to Dubai. You will be met by your guide at Dubai International Airport after the luggage & customs area and they will escort you to your hotel in Dubai.
Day 6 : Dubai City Tour
After breakfast at hotel, you will begin a tour of Dubai’s historic sites and modern marvels. Explore the heritage area of Bastakiya with its Arabian wind towers, sail down the Dubai Creek on an authentic Abra and visit the 225-year old Al Fahidi Fort, home to the Dubai Museum. Shop at the Gold and Spice Souks before continuing on to Jumeirah Mosque and the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab, for photo opportunities. After your day out in the town, you will head back to your hotel until the evening. At 19:00 you will be picked up from your hotel to spend a relaxed evening onboard a traditionally decorated wooden Dhow Cruise as it sails along the Dubai Creek under the moonlight. Savour your favourite beverages and prepare your palate for a mouth-watering feast! The major Dubai landmarks will shine through the night sky as the boat cruises silently along. After the cruise, you will return to your hotel overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner on Board
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner on Board
Day 7 : Desert Safari
After breakfast at the hotel, you will head out across the sands of the Arabian Desert. Your driver will take you up and down through the dune before stopping on the highest sand dune to allow you to enjoy the beautiful view. Here you can experience the thrill of sandboarding. Back in the 4x4, you will be taken on to an authentic Bedouin campsite for refreshments and a camel ride if you are interested. You will eat a delicious barbeque dinner in the camp and there will be entertainment in the form of Arabic music and a belly dancers. You will aso be able to try smoking a shisha pipe before returning to your hotel for the night.
Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Dinner
Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Dinner
Day 8: Final Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Dubai International Airport for final departure.
- Meet and greet service by English speaking driver at airport
- All transfers by an private, air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation for 4 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Dubai including breakfast
- All sightseeing tours as mentioned above
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
- English-speaking tour guide in Istanbul
- English speaking guide during Dubai city tour
- English speaking driver during the tours in Dubai
- Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
- All service charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Entry visa to UAE and Turkey
- Any optional tours
- Personal spending
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- Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
PricesPrices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through September 30th 2015 excluding Christmas Holidays.
Children Policy0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.
PaymentEarly Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces. Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50% forming part of your final payment.
Turkey Entry VisaYou can easily apply for a tourist visa in just a few steps at www.evisa.gov.tr and you can obtain an electronic visa (e-Viza) via online application provided that you have a minimum 6- months- valid passport by the date of application. You can explore Turkey and its wealth of culture, history and scenic beauty unless your visit exceeds 90 days.
TippingIt is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
Best Time to Visit Turkey
Spring and autumn are the ideal times to visit Istanbul and the inland regions. The Aegean and Mediterranean coasts are typically like the Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. As you travel further east in Turkey the extremes in climate become more pronounced with very hot and dry summers reaching highs of 40°C and bitterly cold winters with heavy snowfall.
Flying to Turkey
Istanbul for comfort and quality – Turkish Airlines & Delta Airlines (Daily and Scheduled Airlines only)
09 hours 30 minutes direct from New York
10 hours direct from Washington
Standard Time = GMT+2 hours
Summer Time = GMT+3 hours
Required - obtainable an e-Visa online by your credit or debit card before you travel costs $20 or on arrival
Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip includes measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot
Most citizens of Turkey are Muslims, but Turkish society is secular and modern, so European dress styles prevail. For your holiday in Turkey, dress the same as you wear in your country