12 Day Istanbul & Dubai Tour

5 Istanbul & 5 Dubai
Round trip airfare from NYC, 10 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Round trip airfare from JFK-Istanbul-Dubai-JFK
  • Airport Taxes & Fuel Surcharge
  • 10 nights accommodation at the following order:
  • 5 nights at the [Legacy Ottoman Hotel ] or [Amira Hotel], Istanbul
  • 5 nights at the [Time Grand Plaza Hotel] or [Hilton Garden Inn Mall of Emirates], Dubai
  • Deluxe air-conditioned minivan for all tours & transfers
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Personal Right Travel Agent
  • Bosphorus Cruise by regular boat
  • Full Day Dubai City Tour by private car and guide
  • Desert Safari Trip with Dinner
  • Dhow Dinner Cruise with roundtrip private transfers
  • Full Day Abu Dhabi City Tour by private car and guide
  • Meals mentioned by the itinerary
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Car Park, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge fees
  • Services charges & local taxes
Special Features
  • Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace
  • Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace
  • Turkish Bath, Princes Islands
  • Burj Khalifa, National Museum of Dubai
  • Desert Safari Tour
  • Dhow Dinner Cruise
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Sat - Departure from USA

  • Depart the USA to Turkey. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey.
DAY 2: Sun - Arrival to Istanbul

  • Your Right Travel personal Agent will meet you at Istanbul Airport and you will get the tour documents and briefing about your tour, Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 3: Mon - Full Day City Tour, Byzantine & Ottoman Relics

  • After having breakfast at hotel, you will have a full day city tour. Hippodrome: The former center of sprotive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II. The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.
  • Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Like many other mosques, it also comprises a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice.
  • The Topkapi Palace is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years (1465-1856) of their 624-year reign. As well as a royal residence, the palace was a setting for state occasions and royal entertainments. It is now a major tourist attraction and contains important holy relics of the Muslim world including the Prophet Muhammeds cloak and sword. The Topkapi Palace is among the monuments contained within the "Historic Areas of Istanbul", which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.
  • Lunch: Full Course Deluxe Menu at a charming restaurant. Continue to Hagia Sophia, Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. The Grand Bazaar is located inside the walled city of Istanbul, in the district of Fatih and in the neighborhood bearing the same name. It stretches roughly from west to east between the mosques of Beyazit and of Nuruosmaniye. The Bazaar can easily be reached from Sultanahmet and Sirkeci by tram. Transferred to your Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4: Tue - Full Day City Tour, Bosphorus & Two Continents

  • After having breakfast at hotel, you will have a full day city tour. Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc. Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments.
  • LUNCH: Full Course Deluxe Menu at a charming restaurant. Dolmabahce Palace was ordered by the Empires 31st Sultan, Abdulmecid I, and built between the years 1843 and 1856. The construction cost five million Ottoman mecidiye gold coins, the equivalent of 35 tons of gold. Fourteen tons of gold in the form of gold leaf were used to gild the ceilings of the 45,000 square metre monoblock palace, which stands on an area of 110,000 m. Dolmabahce Palace Clock Tower design contains eclectic elements from the Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical styles, blended with traditional Ottoman architecture to create a new synthesis.
  • The Bosphorus Bridge, also called the First Bosphorus Bridge is one of the two bridges in Istanbul, Turkey, spanning the Bosphorus strait and thus connecting Europe and Asia (the other one is the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, which is called the Second Bosphorus Bridge.) The bridge is located between Ortakoy (on the European side) and Beylerbeyi (on the Asian side). It is a gravity anchored suspension bridge with steel pylons and inclined hangers.
  • Camlica Hill rises up from Anatolian Istanbul in all its brilliance, offering a unique perspective on the city. Popular with Sunday strollers, lovers and those needing some fresh air, Camlica Hill is a dearly loved refuge from the stresses of everyday life. Located about 4km from Uskudar. After the tour you will be transferred to your Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 5: Wed - Turkish Bath

  • Hamam: Its the Middle Eastern variant of a steam bath, which can be categorized as a wet relative of the sauna. A person taking a Turkish bath first relaxes in a room (known as the warm room) that is heated by a continuous flow of hot, dry air allowing the bather to perspire freely. Bathers may then move to an even hotter room (known as the hot room) before splashing themselves with cold water. After performing a full body wash and receiving a massage, bathers finally retire to the cooling-room for a period of relaxation. 
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6: Thu - Full Day Princes Islands

  • After having breakfast at hotel, you will have a full day city tour.
  • Cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes Islands, stop at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes.
  • Tour of the island with horse-drawn carriages before LUNCH at a fish restaurant.
  • Also view during the tour: Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower, Uskudar from the sea
  • After the tour you will be transferred to your Hotel. You can ask to your agent to have a reservation at one of the Dinner Restaurants or Night Clubs. Overnight in Istanbul.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 7: Fri - Istanbul - Dubai

  • After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Airport according to your flight to Dubai. 
  • Upon arrival to Dubai airport, your representative will be waiting for you to provide the transfer to your hotel.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 8: Sat - Full Day Dubai City Tour

  • Full Day Dubai City Tour includes: Entrance to Dubai tallest building Burj Khalifa Observation deck, The Tower situated right next the one of the world largest shopping malls, Dubai Mall. You will have the opportunity to experience "At the Top." Begin your vertical ascent to the observation deck in a high-speed elevator, traveling at 10 meters per second. As the doors open, floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide a breath-taking unobstructed 360-degree view of the city, desert and ocean.
  • Drive through the Marina city for photo stops viewing the Dubai Marina district - an exclusive environment for living, leisure and business - and The Palm Jumeirah - Earth largest man-made island - which has captured the world imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity.
  • Continue our drive through Atlantis the Palm for more photo stops opposite the luxurious Atlantis the Palm Hotel - a magnificent, oceanic tribute to a mythological age. A vast waterscape, Atlantis the Palm is a place of sunken aquatic chambers, submerged ruins and exhilarating water rides. Proceed to Madinate Jumeirah including the Burj Al Arab photo stop.
  • Stop for lunch at local restaurant. Visit the National Museum of Dubai housed in Al Fahidi Fort.
  • Cross the Creek by the local water taxi call Abra to the Old Souks of Dubai and the Biggest Free Trade Gold Shop Center in Dubai. Duration: 7-8 Hours operated by private car & English Speaking Guide.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 9: Sun - Free Morning in Dubai, Afternoon Desert Safari Tour

  • Enjoy morning free at leisure in Dubai.
  • Afternoon, Desert Safari Trip with Dinner. Pick up in the afternoon with a luxury 4X4 Toyota land-cruiser proceed to the meeting point where the tires get deflated for less air pressure. A small break before it gets started, and then, the thrills of bashing the dunes up and down, with a very exciting unforgettable experience. Drive in no direction recall the old past days of the Nomades and find more about those harsh conditions of the Arabian Desert Ruba Alkhali which the Bedouins proudly overcame. Admire the wonders of the nature, and feel the very soft sand particles in your own hands. A not to miss out is the enchanting desert sun set views that promote for an exceptional photographic experience and then drive to the night entertainment in a Bedouin-like camp made especially for the tourist.
  • As you relish traditional Arabic coffee, smoke a flavored Shisha, and rivet in the mesmerizing belly dance movements and Tanura horse shows. You will also get opportunity to ride camel, walk over desert sand, put on Arabic attire, adorn your hands with mind blowing henna designs, and take pictures of falcon sitting on your shoulder. To tantalize your taste buds, the tour includes a scrumptious dinner featuring international buffet with a choice of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
  • The transfers for Desert Safari trip will be shared by 4X4 with other passengers based on 6 passengers per car.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 10: Mon - Free Day in Dubai, (Optional Sharjah Private Tour), Dhow Dinner Cruise

  • Experience another full day at leisure. Take a stroll along Dubai vast coastline, head to the Dubai Mall of the Emirates for some modern shopping, take a run at the indoor ski sloop located there, or take our optional tour to Sharjah, the Culture Capital of the UAE. Highlights include the Sharjah Fort, built in 1820 and the Heritage Museum, which is dedicated to preserving how families from the region lived long ago.
  • Evening, Dhow Dinner Cruise includes: pick up and off from and to your hotel, aboard a traditional decorated Wooden Dhow Cruise as it sails along the creek of Dubai, buffet dinner, both continental and oriental, with a traditional background music, along with an excellent choices of soft drinks beverages which are available on-board at an extra cost. Duration of this dinner is 2 hours and 30 minutes and the transfers will be operated by private car.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 11: Tue - Full Day Abu Dhabi Tour

  • 09:00 AM Pick up, Full Day Abu Dhabi Tour. The Land of deer, and the capital of the UAE, is located on a natural island connected to the mainland and neighboring islands with four bridges. A City where you will clearly see the modern interpretation of the Arabic Architecture in the breathtaking styled villas, Palaces, the tinted glass skyscrapers, and the wide intensively greened Roads decorated with flowers and roses. This marvelous city has many attractions to offer, and that is why Abu Dhabi sightseeing is a tour that you can-not miss.
  • Start your Tour with the world 3rd biggest Mosque, the so-called Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, immense dimensions, and utmost spirituality. It can accommodate up to 42000 worshipers at the same time, and hosts two world records, (the world biggest chandelier and carpet). A sacred Islamic worshipping place where even, the non-Muslims are permitted to visit, so they can learn more about the Arabs most dominant Religion, Rituals, and the Arabic-Islamic Art and ornamentation.
  • The Tour continues past the palaces area, where you will get acquainted to the majestic residential palaces of the sheikhs in Abu Dhabi, and from there to proceed to the unique, and the world most luxurious Hotel, Emirates Palace for photo-stop.
  • Stop for lunch at local restaurant. Proceed to the Golden Rug store/factory, this is and educational stop to experience how a Persian Gold Rug is made.
  • Proceed to the newly open Louver Museum in Abu Dhabi. The museum was established on November 8, 2017. It is part of a thirty-year agreement between the city of Abu Dhabi and the French government, it is approximately 260,000 sq ft in size, with 86,000 sq ft of galleries, making it the largest art museum in the Arabian Peninsula
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 12: Wed - Departure

  • After breakfast, transfer to Dubai airport for your departure flight.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • All & Land Rates and departure dates are guaranteed based on minimum 2 passengers. 
  • Air & Land Rate is based on the airfare price on the day we publish the prices, updated rate will be provided at the time of booking.
  • Land only rate does not include the one way flight from Istanbul to Dubai
  • A supplement might apply to the price in case your selected date is within any conference or high period in Dubia. Exact rate and availability will be advised at the time of booking.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • American & Canadian citizens does not need visa to entre Dubai.
  • Right Travel reserves the rights to provide similar hotels in case the included hotels are not available at the time of booking.
  • TURKEY - Visa required. Effective April 10, 2014 an advance e-visa is required and "sticker type" visas can no longer be obtained on arrival at the airport in Istanbul. See https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ Non-U.S. citizens should check the e-Visa link or with the appropriate consular general to determine if they are eligible for the e-Visa. Eligible travelers should complete the online application with payment and will receive the visa electronically. After successful application, the e-Visa must be printed to be shown to airport officials and customs officers. It must be carried at all times during travel in Turkey
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