Turkey & Dubai, 10D
10 Days/9 Nights
Day 1: Modern Dubai City Tour (Include)
3:00pm Dubai is a city with its own exotic charm. It's a destination full of emerging modern buildings while still showcasing the beauty of its old charm and the majestic Islamic architecture. This city transformed from a small village for pearling and fishing to one of fastest growing cities with biggest mega structures in the world. In this tour with Luxuria Tours, we will experience to live the history in old Dubai and enjoy the modern Dubai.
After getting picked up from your selected location by Luxuria Tours private tour guide, who will guide you through this mega city, we will explore the charm most modern city in world, first photo stop will be in H.H Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Palace, the current ruler of Dubai, then will drive to Dubai Marina (the biggest artificial marina in world) to make a photo stop in the boardwalk to view the magnificent towers and luxurious yachts, then continue to JBR (Jumeirah Beach Residence) which is now touted to be the most popular community in Dubai.
We will proceed by visiting the eight wonder in the world, the Palm Jumeirah, and the world-famous hotel, Atlantis Hotel, (10min photo stop - Outside), then we will visit Madinat Jumeirah (30min), a magnificent hotel built in traditional style with different choices of shops, restaurant and activities which are surrounded by over 3.7Km of water channels similar to Venice, Italy with Arabic style, and you will have a chance to take great pictures of the Majestic 7-star hotel Burj Al Arab.
We'll stop in SAGA Islamic Art Center (30min), drive through Sheikh Zayed road to see the modern city and towers including the highest tower in world Burj Khalifah, passing by Dubai Mall the biggest mall in world (photo stop 20min). (Note: After 6pm, we can watch the biggest fountain show in world). After completing this magnificent tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel/ location.
Burj Khalifah Platform At The Top (Option#1: 124 floor / Option #2: 148 floor)
- Dinner or Lunch in Atlantis The Palm
- Bruj Al Arab Lunch or High Tea
- One Hour Cruise in Dubai Marina
- Chill Our Cafe (Opt Special Café make form Ice with -4CO)
- Dubai Mall Aquarium
- Last Charmer Atlantis The Palm Aquarium
Day 2: Desert Safari, Atlantis Aquarium, Lost Chamber (Optional)
Enjoy one of biggest aquariums in the world with 11 million liters of water and 65,000 sea creatures then have the best of multi cuisine Kaleidoscope Restaurant open buffet
09:00am Atlantis AquaVenture (Aqua Park) with Lunch / 5hrs. (Optional)
Get the adrenaline pumping with record breaking rides and slides, we'll get up close and personal with sharks and rays or kick back and relax on 700 meters of pristine private beach or in the new exclusive reserved seating areas. Come and get the thrills, spills and divine relaxation at the best water park in Dubai, AquaVenture Waterpark.
After this mega adventure, we'll have the best of multi cuisine Kaleidoscope Restaurant open buffet.
Arriving at the traditional Bedouin camp, our guests will receive a truly Arabian welcome with Arabic coffee, Tea and dates. Then enjoy a magical night in a desert camp where a variety of exciting activities can be experienced inside the camp, from picture taking wearing a traditional Arabic dress, enjoying the camel rides, or just simply wandering around the camp or try the aromatic Shisha (the famous Arabic water pipe). The guests may join in the fun and get yourself into the dance floor to wind up your night
Safari Over Night
Overnight Safari (With Breakfast)
- VIP Safari
Day 3: Abu Dhabi Tour or Shopping Tour (Optional)
09:00am Abu Dhabi City Tour / 10hrs.
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE, the most elegant, beautiful, wealthy city. It is situated 165Km southwest of Dubai. We will drive through Sheikh Zayed Road before reaching the city of Abu Dhabi, passing by the Jebel Ali Port which is one of the biggest free zone areas in the world and the largest desalination factory in world, power plant, aluminum factory and others, and the new iconic Dubai land mark "Dubai Parks".
We will start the trip in a masterpiece of Islamic Arabic architect in the world, the Sheik Zayed mosque, the 3rd Mosque in the world built using magnificent marbles. Inside the mosque, we will get the chance to be amazed by the largest chandelier and carpet in the world according to the Guinness World Record.
We will then drive through Al Bateen area (Royal family palaces & Sheik Khalifah Palace), proceed to Emirate Palace, photo stop (Outside). We continue the tour in Visit Heritage Village that showing the lives before the discovery of petrol, located in breakwater island where we can find a simulation of old Bedouin lifestyle, then proceed towards Saadiyat and Yas Island through beautiful famous AD corniche, passing by Formula 1 Circuit and Ferrari World (biggest entertainment in the world with more than 20 Ferrari games covering an area 200,000m2), stop for 30 min in Ferrari world for photos and buy some gifts form Ferrari shop. We head back to Dubai and will be dropped at the hotels.
Dubai gives us the best shopping experience ever, high-end brands, entertainment, magnificent offers. Dubai the most westernized and advanced city in world. Apart from over 78 shopping malls and approximately twenty major shopping malls, Dubai also boasts of Dubai Mall, the biggest mall in the world which attracts over 80 million visitors per year. The emphasis is on high fashion, gold and jewelry, carpets and handicrafts and many more. We will take you to most of the shopping malls and markets of your interest.
Burj Khalifah Platform visit (Option#1: 124 floor / Option #2: 148 floor)
Day 4: Departure
Departure to airport to fly to Istanbul in Turkey (Airport Pickup will be before 4 hours of Flight)
Arrive at the Ata Turk International Airport. You will be welcomed by Luxuria's tour guide, then transferred to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel.
Day 5: Istanbul City Tour / 8hrs.
9:00am Full Day Ottoman Relics and Byzantium City Tour with Lunch
Hagia Sophia Byzantium largest cathedral, converted to mosque 1453 by the Ottoman Empire and today
open as a museum to see both religion remains. Blue Mosque This mosque complex, containing Istanbul's only mosque with six minarets was built by Sedefkar Mehmet Aga for Sultan Ahmed 1st. early 17th century. Hippodrome Center of sport activities and political events of the Eastern Roman Empire. Grand Bazaar Famous shopping center worldwide. Shopping possibilities for carpet, jeweler, leather etc. Topkapi Palace Built between 1475 and 1478 by Mehmet II, Fatih, the conqueror of Istanbul, served as the residence of the sultan and administrative seat of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years.
Overnight in Istanbul
Day 6: Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour / 8hrs. (Include)
9:00am Full Day Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour with Lunch
Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice.
Boat Trip on the Bosphorus; A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe & 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 further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
Rumeli Fortress (From The Sea) Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world.
Bosphorus Bridge; Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE) Camlıca Hill, The highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style.
Shopping Possibility at Bedesten, exhibits the traditional silk weaving girls at the carpet weaving courses authorised by the Ministry of National Education Possibility to see jewelry, handicrafts center and leatherware show. Free time provided for shopping.
After the tour, transfer to airport for flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7: North Cappadocia Tour with Lunch / 8hrs. (Include)
9:00am Full Day North Cappadocia Tour with Lunch
Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley. We visit Pasabag's "fairy chimneys", where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos center of terracotta art. A visit ceramic &tile center to see how the ceramics are made by hand. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. Completing the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock-Castle to give you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 8: Cappadocia Tour / 8hrs. (Include)
9:00am Full Day South Cappadocia Tour with Lunch
Depart from your hotel to visit Red Valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Cavusin Village After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however, four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today.as storage areas, stables, and cellars. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 9: Princess Island Tour / 8hrs. (Optional)
9:00am Full Day Princess Island Tour with Lunch
Cruise in the Marmara Sea to Princes’ Island by public ferry. During the summer months, the Princes’ Islands are popular destinations for day trips from Istanbul. As there is no traffic on the Islands, the only transport being horse and cart, they are incredibly peaceful compared with the city of Istanbul. During the Byzantine period, princes and other royalty were exiled on the islands, and later members of the Ottoman Sultans family were exiled there too, giving the islands their present name. There are several historical buildings on Büyükada. Evening return to Istanbul and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul
Day 10: Departure
Check out, Departure to Ata Turk airport. (Airport Pickup will be before 5 hours of Flight)
Notes: We provide DXB - Istanbul flight upon request