Turkey, India & Dubai Tour
Turkey, India & Dubai Tour
3 nights Istanbul - 2 nights Delhi - 2 nights Agra - 2 nights Jaipur - 4 nights Dubai
Turkey, India & Dubai Tour
Overview
This combination tour itinerary takes you to some fascinating destinations with an exciting mix of ancient and modern sights and cultures. Your itinerary starts in the historic city of Istanbul, during your stay in Turkey's Capital you will see all of the main highlights of this beautiful city. The most famous landmarks such as the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque and the Spice Bazaar are all included as part of your city tour, and then you will get to travel on the Bosphorus Strait as part of a boat cruise tour.
From there, you will fly to New Delhi to begin a tour of what is referred to as the "Golden Triangle". This triangle is formed by the three cities Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. You will enjoy Panoramic tours of each of these cities, accompanied by experienced guides who will explain the fascinating history of these ancient places. Throughout your time in India, you will enjoy comprehensive tours of each of the main temples, fortresses, or palaces of each city. These include the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort, and Jaipur's Amber Fort.
Then you will fly to Dubai witness the modern marvel of this city in the dessert. Enjoy a mix of free time and scheduled sightseeing. Included in your tour is a visit to the famous Burj Khalifa with an opportunity to go up to the 124th floor. You will also get to enjoy a day trip visit to the UAE Capital, Abu Dhabi. Visit some of Abu Dhabi's most famous landmarks such as The Sheik Zayed Grande Mosque, The Emirates Palace, The Corniche and The Abu Dhabi Museum.

The package also includes flights, accommodations with breakfast daily, transfers, taxes (except Dubai's local hotel tax), and fees. There are no hidden costs.
What's included
Turkey, India & Dubai Flights
Turkey, India & Dubai Flights  Flights

Flights

  • International Flights; we offer departures from most major cities in the USA and Canada.
  • Domestic Flight Transfers.
Turkey, India & Dubai Meals
Turkey, India & Dubai Meals  Meals

Meals

  • Breakfast daily.
Turkey, India & Dubai Accommodations
Turkey, India & Dubai Accommodations  Accommodations

Accommodations

  • Three nights of Accommodation in Istanbul at Sorriso Hotel, Hilton Garden Horn, Eresin Taxim, Celal Hotel, or similar.
  • Two nights of accommodation in Delhi, at The Suryaa Hotel or Similar.
  • Two nights of accommodation in Agra, at the Ramada Plaza Agra Hotel or Similar.
  • Two nights of accommodation in Jaipur, at the Jaipur Hotel or Similar.
  • Four Nights of Accommodation at Radisson Blu Deira or Similar.
Turkey, India & Dubai Services & Fees
Turkey, India & Dubai Services & Fees  Services & Fees
  • Meet and assist representative services.
  • All Transfers.
  • All entrance fees.
  • All taxes (except Dubai's local hotel tax).

Not included:

  • Turkey's Tourist Visa Fees. Electronic visa to be obtained before departure https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
  • India's Tourist Visa Fee, to be obtained online at www.indianvisaonline.gov.in
  • Customary Tips for Drivers, Guides, Hotel Staff, etc.
  • Airline advance seat selection fees and check-in Luggage charges.
  • Dubai's local Hotel Tax of 15 Dirham per room per night (for a 4* Hotel) approx USD 5, paid locally.

Itinerary

Board your international flight to Istanbul. We offer departures from most major Cities within the USA and Canada.
Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will be met by our representative.
Canadian and American Passport holders require a Tourist Visa that you can obtain online before departure.
Transfer to your Hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Turkey Accommodations
Sorriso Hotel, Hilton Garden Horn, Eresin Taxim, Celal Hotel, or similar
Turkey Meals
No meals
Breakfast at the Hotel.
Continue with a half day Guided Tour of Istanbul visiting:
Hagia Sophia (or Aya Sofya), The Cathedral built by Emperor Justinian, considered a significant sample of Byzantine art and engineering. The Basilica became a Mosque (AyaSofia) during the Ottoman Empire and is now one of Istanbul's most essential Museums (a UNESCO-listed). It houses an extensive collection of Ottoman/Byzantine era antiquities and objects that once belonged to 15th-century Sultans.
Continue to The Blue Mosque, One of Istanbul's most recognized sites built by Sultan Ahmed I in the 17th century to exceed the beauty of Hagia Sophia. This Imperial Mosque is a striking sight with its multiple cascading domes and minarets, and inside beautiful blue Iznik tiles cover the walls. When visiting the Mosque, you are asked to dress modestly (no shorts), remove your shoes at the entrance; women should cover their heads with a scarf, turn off your flash camera and walk/talk quietly after all this is a place of worship.
Istanbul's Byzantine Hippodrome, This arena was the center of Byzantium's life used for chariot races and public meetings. The Roman Emperor Septimus Severus built it; It was adorned with many monuments brought from different places of the Roman Empire, many of them now on display at various Museums the ones that remain here are The Egyptian Obelisk of Thutmose III, The Serpentine Column, and the Walled Obelisk. The Hippodrome is now public park a favorite meeting place for people known as Sultanahmet Meydani, At Meydani, in Turkish.
Grand Bazaar: The oldest covered market in the world, its passages, and alleys lined with over four thousand shops, here you find anything but especially carpets, spices, art pieces, jewelry, and leather, to bargain with the shopkeepers is accepted.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Turkey Accommodations
Sorriso Hotel, Hilton Garden Horn, Eresin Taxim, Celal Hotel, or similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast at your Hotel continue with a half day Bosphorus tour.
Visit Istanbul's Spice Market, also known as Egyptian Bazaar, since many goods came from Egypt a few centuries ago. Visit the City Walls, The Golden Horn and Cruise the Bosphorus by Public Boat.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Turkey Accommodations
Sorriso Hotel, Hilton Garden Horn, Eresin Taxim, Celal Hotel, or similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast at your Hotel. Later our Representative will assist you with transfer to the airport for your Overnight flight to Delhi.
Arrival in New Delhi. Welcome to the Indian Capital New Delhi, full of historical treasures and no shortage of things to do, prepare yourself to be amazed by this international metropolis home to 17 million people.
Proceed to clear customs and immigration. Continue to the exit, where you will be assisted by our Representative with transfer to your Hotel.
Overnight in Delhi.
Turkey Accommodations
The Suryaa Hotel or Similar
Turkey Meals
No Meals
After breakfast join your Guide for a Tour of Old and New Delhi. The tour combines panoramic driving and walking visits, some of the highlights are:
Qutab Humayun's Tomb: Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale. The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is still underway.
Drive past the India Gate: In the heart of New Delhi built to commemorate the Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War I fighting with the British army. You will also see the War Memorial, Presidential Palace, and Government Buildings.
Rickshaw Ride: down through Chandni Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad and now a picturesque bazaar.
Raj Ghat: It is a memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi
Jama Masjid Mosque: The largest in India, built by Mughal Shah Jahn, who also built the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort.
Later your Guide will drive you two hours along the new Taj Express Way to the City of Agra Capital of the Mughal Empire.
Upon arrival your guide will check you in at your Agra Hotel.
Overnight Agra.
Turkey Accommodations
Ramada Plaza Agra Hotel or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast included at the Hotel. After breakfast you will visit:
Taj Mahal: One of the Wonders of the World, built in 1653 of white marble by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. This enchanting Tomb Mausoleum is one of the World's most admired romantic Monuments of India's Mughal era.
Agra Fort: Built in 1565 this impressive Fort has 2.5 km long of enclosure walls, inside two beautiful Mosques made of white Marble the Pearl Mosque and the Nagina Masjid, they are other Palaces as well. Imprisoned by his son within the walls of the Fort, Emperor Shah Jahan had a view of this beloved wife's Mausoleum from a balcony in the Musamman Burj Tower till the time of his dead.
Itmad Ud Daulah's Tomb: Nicknamed as Baby Taj, this was the first Mughal structure built completely from marble. Built between 1622 and 1628, this is the tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, chief minister of Emperor Jehangir and father of Nur Jahan.
Overnight in Agra.
Turkey Accommodations
Ramada Plaza Agra Hotel or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast included at the Hotel. Today your Guide will drive four hours to the City of Jaipur on route visit:
Fatehpur Sikri: An Unesco World Heritage Site, originally the City's name was Sikrigarh, named Fateh (Victory) after being taken over by Emperor Akbar in the second half of the 16th Century. It is a complex of Royal Palaces, courtyards Mosques and various buildings, this complex is one of the best preserved examples of Mughal architecture in India. Within its walls is the Jama Masjid Mosque one of the largest in India.
Upon arrival in Jaipur, the Guide will assist you with check in at your Hotel, we use 4* Four Points by Sheraton, located in the heart of Jaipur, 114 rooms within close distance from most popular tourist attractions. Breakfast is included.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Turkey Accommodations
Ramada Jaipur Hotel or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast included at the Hotel. Called the "Pink City" after Maharaja Ram Singh painted the City Pink (the color of hospitality) to welcome Prince of Wales to the City in 1876. Today you will visit:
Amber Fort: Travel by elephant up to Hill where is located. Built in 1592 by Maharaja Raju Man Singh is one of the most popular attractions in Jaipur, a beautiful Palace Complex of red sandstone and marble that combines Hindu and Rajput features.
Hawa Mahal: This Palace is a magnificent sample of Rajput architecture built for the ladies of the Royal Palace, hence its latticed windows they could see out but no one could see them.
City Palace: Built in the 19th century is an imposing Palace a combination of Mughal and Rajput style, it was constructed in the heart of the City by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh, most of the Palace is a Museum hosting a very interesting collection of weapons, and royal customs.
Jantar Mantar: Most likely this site is something you do not expect to find on your tour, an astronomical observatory, built in the early 18th century is a collection of instruments built on the ground, here you find an equinoctial sundial, various other sundials, meridian and hemispherical measuring instruments, and others that measure celestial latitudes and longitudes to name a few.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Turkey Accommodations
Ramada Jaipur Hotel or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast our representative will drive you back to Delhi.
Check in at your Delhi Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Delhi.
Turkey Accommodations
The Suryaa Hoel or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast at your Hotel. Transfer to Delhi Airport for your flight to Dubai.
Required valid Canadian or American Passport it must be valid for six to eight months past your return date and have empty pages.
Upon arrival in Dubai Meet and assist at Airport, Transfer to hotel for overnight.
Turkey Accommodations
Radisson Blu Deira or Similar
Turkey Meals
No Meals
Breakfast at the Hotel.
Depart from the hotel for a half day Dubai City Tour.
This tour introduces both the new and old parts of Dubai, commencing with new environs at the world-renowned Atlantis Hotel in the Palm Jumeirah - a man-made island that can be spotted from space! Enjoy a view of one of the only 7-star hotels in the world, the Burj Al Arab.
Next, enjoy a visit to an exquisite cultural landmark of Dubai – the Jumeirah Mosque, followed by the Union House. The latter is where the treaty that formed the United Arab Emirates was signed in 1971.
Located in the 18th century Al Fahidi Fort, the Dubai Museum displays arts and artifacts reflecting the ancient history and lifestyle of traditional Arabs – an ideal blend of the outstanding Islamic and contemporary architecture.
Finally, head towards the Gold Souk and Spice Souk. At the Spice Souk, savor the alluring aromas of various spices in each store, along with bags of herbs, incense, rose petals and traditional medicinal products – remember to always ask for the best price!
Overnight in Dubai.
Turkey Accommodations
Radisson Blu Deira or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast at your Hotel.
After breakfast depart for Abu Dhabi; see how the capital city of the United Arab Emirates merges its rich ancient heritage with modern contemporary life.
A historical monument on route to the Abu Dhabi city centre is the astounding grand, white Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque. It was named to honor the late president, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The tour will then take you to attractions such as the stunning Emirates Palace, the bustling Abu Dhabi city center and down the exquisite Corniche, showcasing an impeccably manicured setting, with cafes, restaurants, and children's play areas.
Explore the Heritage Village and the Abu Dhabi Museum, a window through the region's past. The trip terminates with a visit to Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, filled with retail outlets selling unique, well-known and luxury items.
Overnight in Dubai.
Turkey Accommodations
Radisson Blu Deira or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast, head towards The Dubai Mall, the world largest mall, encompassing over one thousand shops and entertainment activities.
Numerous world records are located in this mall: the tallest dancing fountains; the largest aquarium; the largest ice rink in the Middle East; and finally, the largest Gold Souk in the world.
Go up the tallest tower in the world, The Burj Khalifa, and experience the exquisite scenic views of Dubai from the 124th floor!
Head back to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure.
Turkey Accommodations
Radisson Blu Deira or Similar
Turkey Meals
Breakfast
Tour ends. Our representative will assist you with your airport transfers.

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Reviews

In all aspects this trip was well worth the money!

I just returned from the Dubai/India trip with my cousin on Sept. 19-30. From my perspective all aspects of the trip were excellent. The guides & drivers in all destinations were very courteous, accommodating and informative. Always on time, dependable and I felt very safe.

- Diane

We were very well taken care of and felt very safe!

Our trip was wonderful! We are still talking about it to each other and our friends, we are trying to convince them to go. We were very well taken care of and felt very safe. Very pleased with Mo's arrangement and constant contacts and preparations to make sure we were satisfied.

- Brenda

Everything you booked for us went off without issues!

Just landed in Toronto on our way home. Everything you booked for us went off without any issues. Thank you so much for planning and booking this entire trip for us. We enjoyed it immensely. The hotel in Dubai was excellent and very helpful. So close to the mall of the emeritus.

- Sheila & Jerry
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