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- Departures from main US airports.
- Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
- First class hotel accommodations
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Transportation shown in itinerary
Departures from main US airports.
International flights: US - Athens; Dubai - US.
Internal flight: Athens - Dubai.
11 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels.
14 Meals: 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Half-day Athens sightseeing tour including the New Acropolis Museum.
Ferry boat tickets Piraeus – Santorini – Mykonos – Piraeus.
Half-day Dubai sightseeing tour.
Jeep desert safari with dinner (in English).
Dinner on the Dhow Cruise (in English).
Full day in Abu Dhabi with lunch.
Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles as indicated in the itinerary.
Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
Air taxes and fuel surcharge.
English speaking driver and guide
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Board your ﬂight to Athens.
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure.
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: the Panathenaic stadium, the ex. The royal palace, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's arch, the parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, the academy, the university, the national library, and the constitution square (syntagma). Tour ends with a visit to the Acropolis and the new acropolis museum. Balance of the day is at leisure on your own. (B)
Athens - Santorini
Morning transfer to Piraeus port in order to embark on the ferry to Santorini (trip of approximately 8 hours, shorter ferry upgrade available). Arrival, disembarkation, and transfer to your selected hotel in Santorini. (B)
Spend the day on your own, winding through the cliff-side villages in search of fabulous souvenirs and charming photo ops. Or, add on an optional sunset catamaran tour to experience the best of the Greek Isles: swimming, snorkeling, and taking in an unforgettable sunset, complete with a BBQ dinner. (B)
Santorini - Mykonos
At the indicated time, transfer to the ferry port on Santorini for your high-speed catamaran ferry to Mykonos (Note: You will receive your ferry tickets upon arrival in Athens; ferry ticket delivery additional; ferries operate seasonally). In Mykonos, check in to your next hotel. (B)
A glorious full day of leisure to relax, or explore, or swim, or sun, or any combination you choose. Mykonos has an active nightlife, beaches of golden sand, and unique whitewashed architecture set around a picturesque fishing-village bay. Mykonos is best known for its well-preserved windmills and hundreds of tiny red-roofed churches. (B)
Mykonos - Athens
At the indicated time, transfer to the ferry port on Mykonos for your high-speed catamaran ferry to Athens (Note: You will receive your ferry tickets upon arrival in Athens; ferry ticket delivery additional; ferries operate seasonally). In Athens, check in to your next hotel. (B)
Athens - Dubai
At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to board your ﬂight to Dubai. Arrive at the Dubai Airport and meet your driver for a private transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)
Discover the highlights of Dubai on a half-day tour with an informative local guide. Glimpse the history of Dubai at the Dubai Museum, which is located in the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort. Then take a water taxi to Deira to see traditional gold and spice shops. Stop for photos of the iconic Burj Al-Arab, the super-luxe hotel on the Arabian Gulf, then see the artificial islands of the Palm Jumeirah. Finally, head up to the observation deck at Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world. Free afternoon. In the evening, departure at 07:30 pm to enjoy the Dubai creek on a typical cruise, sailing 2 hours aboard a dhow, a traditional ship used in the last century to transport goods between neighboring countries. The trip will take you from the start to end of the same stream and end up at the illuminated Dubai creek golf club, which resembles the sails of a ship. Dinner included. Return to hotel for overnight. (BD)
Breakfast at the hotel and free morning. In the afternoon excursion by land cruisers with departure from the hotel around 03h00 pm – 03h30 pm for a desert safari in 4x4 vehicles with a capacity of up to six people per vehicle. An exciting ride through the fantastic sand dunes. You will take unique photographs of the Arabian sunset. After the sunset, behind the golden sand dunes, we will go camping in the desert. Surround yourself with the traditional Arabic atmosphere: the odor of sheepskin, the bonﬁres, the smell of pipes, and the relaxing sounds of Arabian music, all elements of an unforgettable night. After dinner and having regained your strength, a dancer will show you the ancient art of belly dancing. Skiing on the sand dunes and henna tattoos are included along with water, soft drinks, and coffee. Return to the hotel around 09:30 pm for overnight. (BD)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Full-day visit to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, with an expert English guide. 2-hour tour from Dubai via the Jebel Ali Port, the largest artiﬁcial harbor in the world, to Abu Dhabi. Stop to take pictures of the residence Jazeera, former residence of Sheik Zayed, and former president of the UAE (father of the nation). We’ll admire the Sheik Zayed mosque, the third-largest in the world, as well as, its dedicated tomb. We will continue our journey to the al manta bridge, passing through one of the richest areas of Abu Dhabi, the area of ministers. Arrival at corniche street which is compared to manhattan. Lunch in a 5* star hotel restaurant. Stop for photos at the emirates palace hotel. We proceed to al batee, where the palaces of the royal family are located. Return to Dubai and overnight at your hotel. (BL)
Today you will be transferred to the air[ort for your return flight. (B)