10 Day tour includes Athens, Delphi, Dubai & Abu Dhabi
DUBAI Arrival, Meet and assist from Dubai International Airport and transfer to the hotel.
DESERT SAFARI Breakfast at the hotel, Morning is free. Afternoon Desert Safari. This tour departs in the afternoon across the desert with photo-stops during an exciting dune drive and visit the camel farm. The drive continues across the desert. Watch the beautiful sunset in the desert. Reach our campsite, where you have the opportunity to do camel riding, sand boarding and try out a henna design on hands or feet. After working up an appetite enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and a shisha (the famous Arabic water pipe). Before returning, watch our belly dancer performing her show around the campfire by starlight, back to the hotel, overnight.
HALF DAY DUBAI CITY TOUR Breakfast, City tour Sample the historic sites and vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai on this comprehensive tour. Departure from the hotel to Deira, you will pass through the souks of the species and visit the Museum of Dubai. Proceed to Jumeirah, the picturesque palace and residential area of Dubai, also home to the famous Jumeirah Mosque. Photo-stop at the famous landmark of Dubai, Bur Al Arab 7 * hotel, we will see Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world and the World Trade Center in the way back to Dubai , Free Evening.
In the evening Dhow Cruise Dinner. For a fabulous relaxing evening join our traditional Arabian dhow for an evening’s cruise on the Creek. Enjoy a sumptuous feast of Arabic and International cuisine while gently gliding past illuminated souks, banks and palaces, back to the hotel, overnight.
FULL DAY ABU DHABI Breakfast, Full Day Abu Dhabi sightseeing. Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi, capital of the Emirates, known as the Arabian Jewel. Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world is one of the landmarks that we pass on the way to Abu Dhabi. On arrival, the first destination is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. We then continue to visit the Sheikh Zayed Centre to get a glimpse into the private life of H.H. Sheikh Zayed, who is often referred as “The Father of the UAE”. We will continue to the Al Maqta and drive along the beautiful Corniche Street which is compared to Manhattan. Lunch in hotel restaurant 5 *. Stop for photos at the Emirates Palace Hotel and 20 minutes at the Ferrari park (entrance not included) to take pictures or make purchases.
Back to the hotel, overnight.
DUBAI Breakfast, Check out then transfer to the airport.
(Monday) Athens Arrival at Athens International Airport, assistance and transfer to
(Tuesday) ATHENS TOUR WITH MUSEUM Departure from the Hotel in the morning for the tour giving you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s
Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material a the Parthenon. Continue and visit the New acropolis Museum and admire the wonders of the Classical Era. Afternoon free and overnight stay in Athens.
(Wednesday) FULL DAY TOUR TO DELPHI Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus – Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the “Omphalos” (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the
Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in the modern village of Delphi, return to Athens by the same route at about 19.00 and drop off at your Hotel.
(Thursday) Athens Free Day Discover this magical city and all it has to offer by walking along the narrow streets of Plaka or visiting the Promontory on top Mount Lycabettus for spectacular views on Athen’s highest hill; or if the weather is good why not take a 1 day cruise?
(Friday) Athens Breakfast and transfer to Athens International Airport at arranged time.
Validity of package
All year round