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Dubai & Istanbul

Discover Dubai & Istanbul

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Discover the best of both worlds during this twin city break in Dubai and Istanbul.

Fly to Dubai for a three night stay, a city rich in Bedouin heritage, where glittering skyscrapers rise out of the desert and everything shines just that little bit brighter. 

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The opportunities to discover Dubai’s many different faces are simply endless: soar to the top of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world; soak up some sun on one of the Palm Jumeriah’s beautiful beaches; shop til’ you drop in the world’s largest shopping mall or seek out Dubai’s intriguing heritage during a boat ride across the Dubai Creek.

Arriving in the chaotic, brash and wonderfully exciting city of Istanbul, you’ll really have arrived at the place where East meets West as Europe tumbles into Asia in a colourful collision of cultures at a centuries-old trading crossroads. Discover the museums of Sultan Ahmet, barter in colourful markets selling everything from soft leather to aromatic spices, and dine on kebabs, mezes and freshly caught fish. An Istanbul discovery is a chance to experience life in amazing technicolour.

duration 7 nights

departing Apr to Dec 2018

  • All flights
  • All taxes
  • Tours included

Key Information

  • Dates: Apr to Dec 2018
  • Duration: 7 nights
  • Prices: from R16,999pp
  • 3 night hotel stay in Dubai
  • Desert Safari & 24 Hour City Sightseeing Bus Tour in Dubai
  • 4 night hotel stay in Istanbul
  • Istanbul Ottoman City Tour visiting The Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar & more
  • Emirates flights & taxes
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Itinerary

Day 1 - 4

Dubai

Welcome to Dubai, where all that glitters truly is gold. Here you’ll meet sparkling skyscrapers, glitzy shops and sun-soaked beaches, making it the ideal destination to enjoy a well-rounded break.

During your stay included tours will help you get under the skin of this cosmopolitan city. Exploring the city is easy as you’ll have access to a 24 hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour, which visits over 46 stops in the city and all the major landmarks including the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Marina, the iconic palm islands and the Dubai Museum.

You’ll also travel deep into the desert where you’ll enjoy a desert safari and traditional Bedouin BBQ. Hold on as a thrilling 4x4 ride across the dunes delivers you to a number of spots where you can take in the gorgeous sunset, before arriving at a desert camp where you’ll enjoy an evening of culture including a fire show and dinner.

Typical Dubai hotels:

Steigenberger Hotel

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Steigenberger Hotel

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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • On-site coffee house
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kids pool
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Private beach area
  • Free WiFi

JW Marriott Marquis

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JW Marriott Marquis

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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Nightclub
  • Free WiFi
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Day 4 - 8

Istanbul

Discover the museums of Sultan Ahmet, barter in colourful markets selling everything from soft leather to aromatic spices, and dine on kebabs, mezes and freshly caught fish. An Istanbul discovery is a chance to experience life in amazing technicolour.

Enjoy a morning exploring the ancient marvels of Istanbul during this guided experience through the top attractions of the city. First you'll visit the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue tiles and soaring minarets, followed by the Hippodrome, the epicentre of sports events and political activities in the old city. You’ll visit Hagia Sophia next, one of the world’s greatest marvels of architecture, constructed by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. The final stop on your tour takes you to the Grand Bazaar, the biggest oriental bazaar in the world with around 4,000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets and leather – it’s the perfect place to pick up some souvenirs.

Typical Istanbul hotels:

Régie Ottoman Istanbul

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Régie Ottoman Istanbul

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Facilities

  • Restaurant & bar
  • On-site coffee house
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Terrace
  • Free WiFi

Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet

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Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet

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Facilities

  • Restaurant & bar
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Hammam
  • Fitness centre
  • Terrace
  • Free WiFi

Prices

Easter School Holidays 2018 R21,999pp

April 2018 R18,999pp

May 2018 R18,499pp

June 2018 R20,999pp

July School Holidays 2018 R17,499pp

July 2018 R17,999pp

August 2018 R16,999pp

September 2018 R18,499pp

October 2018 R19,499pp

November 2018 R19,999pp

December 2018 R20,999pp

Christmas 2018 R26,999pp

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