ARRIVALS SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
DAY 1: ESTÁMBUL Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL Breakfast and departure for the visit of the old part where the most outstanding Byzantine and Ottoman monuments are concentrated. We will start with a visit to the old Roman Hippodrome where the obelisks of the Serpent and Theodosius stand out, as well as the famous Egyptian Obelisk. After visiting the gardens of the Blue Mosque, the only one in the world with six minarets, you will visit the famous temple of Hagia Sophia. It was the largest sanctuary in the world until the 17th century built by Emperor Justinian during the 6th century. After lunch, visit the Topkapı Palace, famous giant enclosure from where the whole Ottoman Empire was run for almost 400 years. Return to the hotel accommodation.
DAY 3: ISTANBUL – ANKARA Full day visit that begins with the Species Market. Cruise through the Bosphorus (strait that separates the two continents, Asia and Europe), where you can see the beautiful Ottoman villas, the Palaces of Dolmabahçe, Çiragan and Beylerbeyi, the Rumeli Hisari Fortress, among others. Then departure to Ankara capital of modern Turkey. Arrival at the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
DAY 4: ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA Breakfast and panoramic view of the city, then visit of the Mausoleum of Ataturk (Founder of the Turkish Republic). After lunch, we will see the second largest lake in Turkey, The Salt Lake has a large concentration of salts and other minerals that make it attractive because it is the second largest in Turkey. We continue the trip to Cappadocia. Dinner and accommodation.
DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA At dawn you will have the possibility of participating in an optional hot air balloon excursion. Breakfast. Visit this fantastic region for its fascinating and original landscape, formed by the lava thrown by the volcanoes Erciyes and Hasan 3 million years ago. Visit of Pasabag Valley, Çavusin, Avcilar and Güvercinlik; which have a spectacular landscape of the Fairy Chimneys. Departure to the valley of Göreme, visit the numerous monasteries and chapels excavated on the rocks and decorated with frescoes of the tenth century some of them very well preserved. Opportunity to visit one of the typical onyx and turquoise workshops and / or carpets. Back to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation. Possibility of attending a folk dance show in a typical cave with unlimited alcoholic drinks.
DAY 6: CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKKALE Breakfast. Early departure to Konya, capital of the Seljuk Sultans in the 11th century. Visit of the Mevlana Mausoleum, poet and philosopher who founded the mystical and religious sect of the Dancing Dervishes. Then travel to Pamukkale, spectacular place unique in the world, for its dazzling white waterfalls and natural pools. We will visit the ancient Hierapolis, the Necropolis that contains more than 150,000 tombs. Transfer to the planned hotel and dinner.
DAY 7: PAMUKKALE – EPHESO – KUSADASI Breakfast and departure to Ephesus. Greco-Roman city, former capital of Asia Minor and one of the best preserved of antiquity where are the Temple of Hadrian, Temple of Trajan, the theater, the Library of Celso among others. Visit of the House of the Virgin, place where he spent the last years of his life. Transfer to the planned hotel dinner and accommodation.
DAY 8: KUSADASI – PERGAMO – ÇANAKKALE Breakfast and trip to Pergamo, rival city of Alejandria in the domain of arts and letters. Visit of the Temple of Asceplion. Optionally you can visit the ancient Roman city, which highlights, its Theater, the Temple of Trajan, the Altar of Zeus, etc. Next we go to Çanakkale passing through the Dardanelles strait. Dinner and accommodation.
DAY 9: ÇANAKKALE – TROYA – ESTÁMBUL Breakfast and departure to Troy, legendary city whose fame comes from the “Iliad” of Homer and the Trojan War. A continuation of the trip to Istanbul. Transfer to the hotel. accommodation
DAY 10: ISTANBUL – DUBAI Breakfast, at the indicated time, departure to take the flight to Dubai. Arrival transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 11: DUBAI – SAFARI – CAMP IN THE DESERT Breakfast and free morning. Around 3:00 pm we will be picked up at the hotel to take us to an unparalleled Safari experience in the Desert of Dubai, in 4×4 trucks we will go out to the crossing through the dunes appreciating the sunset. Later we will go to the camp where a delicious barbecue awaits us accompanied by a without number of typical Arab dishes. All non-alcoholic drinks are included. At nightfall a dancer will show us the traditional Belly Dance. On the way back to the hotel and lodging.
DAY 12: DUBAI Breakfast, at the scheduled time of departure to visit the city, we will pass through the area of Deira, it is the oldest and most ancient neighborhood of Dubai before the apogee of the oil of the 20th century. For its large highways we will pass through Jumeirah and its Mosque, one of the most exclusive hotels Burj Al Arab, we will see the Burj Khalifa the tallest building in the world, the World Trade Center, the Financial Center of Dubai, among others. Return to the hotel and free afternoon. At about 7:30 p.m. in the evening we will go out for a dinner at the Dhow, navigating the river and appreciating the city at night. Back to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 13: DUBAI – ABU DHABI – DUBÁI Breakfast at the scheduled time. Departure to start the excursion to ABU DHABI, just 160 kilometers from Dubai is this elegant city, we will pass through the port of Jebel Ali, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque which is considered the third largest in the world, then to the bridge of Al Maqta and appreciating the most exclusive areas of Abu Dhabi arriving at the Corniche Street next to and beside the buildings that bathe the city. We will pass to the Emirates Palace hotel and continue towards the area where the Royal Family Palaces are located. Return to Dubai. Accommodation. DAY 14: DUBAI Breakfast at the scheduled time, departure to the airport to take the flight to your next destination. End of services.
The price includes:
– First top hotel accommodation in Turkey
– Accommodation in a 4 * superior hotel in Dubai
– Half board during the circuit in Turkey
– A lunch in Istanbul
– Two dinners in Dubai
– Dhow Cruise in Dubai
– Cruise on the Bosphorus
– Full day excursion to Abu Dhabi
– Transportation by airbus or luxury minibus with air conditioning
– Entrances to the museums described in the program
– Spanish speaking guide
– Transfers airport hotel airport
– Transfers in Dubai in English
Price does not include:
– Expenses not specified in the program
– Tips for Guide and driver
– Airline tickets
– Visas Price per person in double accommodation from USD 1,420
Globo price per person from 200 USD
Important note: The order of the visits can be modified in favor of the passenger but always respecting the fulfillment of the same. For 5 * hotels in Istanbul and Dubai, a cave hotel in Cappadocia will have a USD 200 supplement