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Pick up from Izmir port to enjoy a full day sightseeing tour in Ephesus city. It is considered one of the great outdoor museums of Turkey, in fact perhaps of the world. It is also considered one of the best preserved classical city of the Eastern Mediterranean, and among the best places in the world enabling one to genuinely ‘soak in’ the atmosphere of Roman times. You will visit Odeon, State Agora, The Prytaneion, Domitian Square, Hercules Gate, The Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, Celsius Library, the Gymnasium, the Grand Theatre, the Arcadian Way and finally you will handicraft center to have a presentation about authentic Turkish arts. Return back to your cruise in Izmir port.

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Pick up from Izmir port to visit the ancient historical sightseeing of Ephesus city. Ancient Ephesus was a great trading city and a centre for the cult of Cybele, the Anatolian fertility goddess. Under the influence of the Ionians, Cybele became Artemis, the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon, and a fabulous temple was built in her honour. You will visit the temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Emperor Constantine I rebuilt much of the city and erected new public baths. Visit the Basilica of St. John, who came here with the Virgin Mary and wrote his Gospel. Continue to House of Virgin Mary one of the most important ancient cities of Asia Minor, and St. John’s Basilica and finally you will handicraft center to have a presentation about authentic Turkish arts. Return back to your cruise in Izmir port.

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Pick up from to Istanbul port then transfer to full day sightseeing tour in Istanbul city visiting the Eyup Mosque popular spot animated by the small bazaar nearby, crowds relaxing by the spray of the fountains, the baroque mosque replaces the original that was destroyed in the earthquake of 1766. The Suleiman Mosque is a grand 16th-century mosque, largest and grandest in Istanbul built by Suleiman the Magnificent. Mosques just don’t get much more beautiful than what’s in store for visitors to Istanbul. The Chora Church is known today as Kariye Museum, hosting remarkable collection of Byzantine mosaics and frescoes. It is an eleventh century church turned mosque and, more recently, a museum known as Kariye Muzesi. Visit also Beylerbeyi Palace located on the shores of the Bosphorus, on the Asian side of Istanbul, the Beylerbeyi Palace was a summer residence for Ottoman sultans. Finally visit Camlica Hill one of the highest points of the Bosphorus and Istanbul, 267 metres above sea level. It has wonderful panoramic views, including the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, the Historical Peninsula and several of the Princes islands. Return Back to cruise in Istanbul Port.
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Pick up from to Istanbul port then transfer to full day sightseeing tour in Istanbul city visiting Topkapi Palace home of the Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years, the heart of the vast Ottoman Empire. As well as a royal residence, the palace was a setting for state occasions and royal entertainments. Byzantine Hippodrome of Constantinopole, Blue Mosque one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. The National Mosque of Turkey was built in the early 17th century. Its name is derived from the blue tiles decorating its interior. St. Sophia is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul. The Hagia Sophia was the largest cathedral in the world for over a millennium, until the city of Seville, Spain got ambitious. The Hagia Sophia is one of the de facto city symbols. Finally stop at and Istanbul Grand Bazaar to have an interesting and enjoyable experience in a historical shopping area before returning to cruise in Istanbul Port.

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Pick up from to Istanbul port for 6 hours sightseeing tour in istanbul city. First visit Dolmabahce Palace an imperial structure that for the first time looked to Western models rather than to the more traditional Ottoman style of building. It was the administrative center of the late Ottoman Empire. then you will get around Ortakoy district one of the nicest neighborhoods of Besiktas districts, right under the first Bosphorus Bridge. Continue to Galata Tower it is a 55 meter tower providing a panoramic view of the old town. Galata Tower is one of the oldest of its kind in the world, constructed during the reign of the Byzantine emperor Justinian. In the 13th century it became a Genoese watchpost. Then proceed to Taksim Squre the heart of modern Istanbul and symbol of the secular Republic because of the Cumhuriyet Anıtı (Republic Monument) that stands in the middle of the plaza, Istiklal Caddessi The city’s most popular strolling, shopping and snacking street, now reserved for pedestrians, is lined with boutiques, cafes, consulates, restaurants, galleries, cinemas and banks, with residential apartments above. Return Back to cruise in Istanbul Port.
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Pick up from to Istanbul port then transfer to board a private boat sailing the Bosphorous. known as the Istanbul Strait is a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia. As the waterway that divides two continents, the narrow Bosphorus has a notable place in history. With references to the strait in the Old Testament. The world’s narrowest strait used for international navigation. It runs right through the heart of Istanbul, past the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, several Ottoman palaces, at least two fortresses, forested hills, and shore villages with Ottoman architecture. Enjoy the magnificent Ottoman imperial palaces, the twin fortresses of Rumeli Hisar and Anadolu Hisar, and two intercontinental bridges facing onto the water as you round the curves of these narrow straits. Then we will continue our tour with famous Egyptian Bazaar, Also known as the Egyptian Market, or Misir Çarsisi, in Turkish, this market dates back to 1664 and is the second-oldest covered shopping area in Istanbul. It is not only a great place to buy spices, but it’s also where you can pick up dried fruits and nuts, tea, candy and caviar. Return Back to cruise in Istanbul Port. (Kindly...
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Pick up from Kusadasi hotel to enjoy a full day sightseeing tour in Ephesus city. It is considered one of the great outdoor museums of Turkey, in fact perhaps of the world. It is also considered one of the best preserved classical city of the Eastern Mediterranean, and among the best places in the world enabling one to genuinely ‘soak in’ the atmosphere of Roman times. You will visit Odeon, State Agora, The Prytaneion, Domitian Square, Hercules Gate, The Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, Celsius Library, the Gymnasium, the Grand Theatre, the Arcadian Way and finally you will handicraft center to have a presentation about authentic Turkish arts. Return back to your hotel in Kusadasi.

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Pick up from Kusadasi hotel to visit the ancient historical sightseeing of Ephesus city. Ancient Ephesus was a great trading city and a centre for the cult of Cybele, the Anatolian fertility goddess. Under the influence of the Ionians, Cybele became Artemis, the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon, and a fabulous temple was built in her honour. You will visit the temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Emperor Constantine I rebuilt much of the city and erected new public baths. Visit the Basilica of St. John, who came here with the Virgin Mary and wrote his Gospel. Continue to House of Virgin Mary one of the most important ancient cities of Asia Minor, and St. John’s Basilica and finally you will handicraft center to have a presentation about authentic Turkish arts. Return back to your hotel in Kusadasi.

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Pick up from Izmir hotel to visit the modern city of Izmir. It is the provincial capital of western Turkey and the third-largest city in the country. The city stands at a central position on the western coast of Asia Minor in the splendid Gulf of Izmir (Izmir Körfezi), which forms one of the finest bays in the Aegean region. You will visit the the Oriental Tower Clock which at more than 100 years old is amongst the city’s most historical attractions, best place for a panoramic city view. We will visit the Archaeological Museum which houses many artifacts found in the Agora then continue to Agora of Smyrna, built during the Hellenistic era at the base of Pagos Hill. It was the commercial, judicial and political nucleus of the ancient city. Walk on Kemeralti where we can see the famous Kizlaragasi Han (Inn)- a beautiful example of 18th C Ottoman architecture. Free time for shopping then return back to your hoel in Izmir (Note: Archaeological Museum is closed on Mondays).

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Pick up from Izmir hotel to enjoy a full day sightseeing tour in Ephesus city. It is considered one of the great outdoor museums of Turkey, in fact perhaps of the world. It is also considered one of the best preserved classical city of the Eastern Mediterranean, and among the best places in the world enabling one to genuinely ‘soak in’ the atmosphere of Roman times. You will visit Odeon, State Agora, The Prytaneion, Domitian Square, Hercules Gate, The Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, Celsius Library, the Gymnasium, the Grand Theatre, the Arcadian Way and finally you will handicraft center to have a presentation about authentic Turkish arts. Return back to your hotel in Izmir.

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From the moment you start your Muscat trip you will be mesmerised by the majesty and beauty of Muscat. Sit back, relax and take in the stunning scenery and mountainous backdrop. The tour begins by driving through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Visit the mosque, a religious landmark of Muscat and splendor of unique Islamic architecture (Islamic dress code to be observed).
Next you will drive to Muttrah, a delightful quarter of Muscat. Step into the fish market, stroll along the Corniche to admire the beautiful merchant houses and experience the shopping in the busy souk, well known for its silver craft shops, perfumes, souvenirs and much more to buy.
The tour continues east along the Corniche to Muttrah (Old Muscat). Here you will visit the charming Bait al Zubair, a private museum housing traditional Omani items reflecting the country’s rich heritage. Nearby is His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’s Al Alam Royal Palace protected in the bay by the famous twin forts of Jalali and Mirani, rebuilt by the Portuguese around 1558, then you will be taken back to the hotel.
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Join us for Muscat memorable sunset cruise, this tour creates the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing, tranquil evening on the ocean. Your tropical sunset at sea will be highlighted by spectacular views of some of Muscat most pristine coastline. Toast the end of another perfect day in paradise as you watch the sun slowly disappear beyond the horizon. Watch the hills of Muscat disappear with the setting sun, to be backlit by glittering starlight or the light of a glorious moon. There is nothing more romantic than a sunset sail so book yours today.

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Jebel Akhdar or Green Mountain refers to the northern section of the Hajar mountains. As you take the road out of Nizwa heading for Jebel Shams. This rises to a height of 2,980 metres and is famous for its wide plateau close to the summit.
The journey from Muscat to Al Jabal Al Akhdar takes about two hours and can only be undertaken by four-wheel drive. A picnic lunch (en-route). Pass by the Wadi Bani Habib which skirts beautiful villages with their terrace farming fields.
Proceed to the top of Jebel Akhdar to enjoy breathtaking view from the top. We will also stop at the Jabal Akhdar hotel for tea or Omani coffee and some light refreshments (optional). Return to Muscat in the evening.

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Jabal Shams known in Arabic as the ‘Mountain of the Sun’, it is coined as the ‘Grand Canyon in Oman’, as the dramatic cliff edges provides thrill seeking trekkers and road trippers a great summit view into a thriving narrow stretch of narrow gorge.
The cool temperature and sharp cliffs offer a very sharp contrast to the hot and flat landscape typical in other parts of Oman. Jebel Shams or “Sun Mountain” offers specatcular views and has an ideal climate all year round even in summer, rarely exceeding 32 degrees. Finally, you will return to Muscat via Birkat al Mauz, the deserted village of clay.

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Pick up from your hotel in Muscat to enjoy Wadi Shab. You will also visit the fishing village of Quriyat. Proceed to visit the Bimah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater that had been created many years ago.
Continue driving to Wadi Shab which is is a canyon type valley with flowing water throughout the year. A long walk past the green grass, banana and mango trees along the narrow winding, old rock paths will bring you to a series of streams and pools. Here also you will enjoy the pre packed pisnic lunch. Return along the lovely mountainous scenery until the white beaches of Finns and to the village of Dibab. Return to Muscat by late afternoon.

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Pick up from your hotel in Muscat to enjoy Wadi Shab. You will also visit the fishing village of Quriyat. Proceed to visit the Bimah Sinkhole, a spectacular limestone crater that had been created many years ago. Continue driving to Wadi Shab which is is a canyon type valley with flowing water throughout the year. A long walk past the green grass, banana and mango trees along the narrow winding, old rock paths will bring you to a series of streams and pools. Here also you will enjoy the pre packed pisnic lunch. Return along the lovely mountainous scenery until the white beaches of Finns and to the village of Dibab. Return to Muscat by late afternoon.

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Early morning pick up for a discovery tour to Nizwa and Jebel Akhder. First you start visiting Nizwa Souq and Fort, it is about 165 km from Muscat which is about an hour and a half, the road pass through many Wilayats like Bidbid, Samail, and Izki. The ancient souq of Nizwa is still bustling with activity today and together with the fort, they draw many visitors to the area.The fort at Nizwa dates back to the middle of the 17th century and the earth-filled central stone tower is full of sneaky traps. Continue to visit Jebel Akhdar, meaning Green Mountain and it rises to a height of 2,980 metres and is famous for its wide plateau close to the summit. One of the alluring sights on the Jabal is the glistening water cascading down the rocky mountain against a sunny backdrop. The journey can only be undertaken by four-wheel drive, picnic lunch will be provided at the Wadi Bani Habib. We will also stop at the Jabal Akhdar hotel for tea or Omani coffee and some light refreshments (optional – Not included). Return to Muscat at 1600hrs.
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Pick up from Muscat port for a full day discovery jeep excursion to Nizwa and Jebel Akhder. First you will visit Nizwa Souq and Fort, it is about 165 km from Muscat which is about an hour and a half, the road pass through many Wilayats like Bidbid, Samail, and Izki. The ancient souq of Nizwa is still bustling with activity today and together with the fort, they draw many visitors to the area.The fort at Nizwa dates back to the middle of the 17th century and the earth-filled central stone tower is full of sneaky traps. Then drive to visit Jebel Shams, meaning Sun Mountain and the Summit of Jabal Shams with about 3000 meter height is the highest point in Oman. Wadi Nakhur is the huge Canyon of this Mountain which also known as “Grand Canyon of Oman”. The present view includes the gigantic canyon of Wadi Nakhur, the summit of Jabal Shams just above where the canyon starts, and the town of Al Hamra. After that back to the Port. The journey can only be undertaken by four wheel drive, it also requires moderate activity, including some short walks.
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Pick up from Muscat port for a full day discovery jeep excursion to Nizwa and Jebel Akhder. First you will visit Nizwa Souq and Fort, it is about 165 km from Muscat which is about an hour and a half, the road pass through many Wilayats like Bidbid, Samail, and Izki. The ancient souq of Nizwa is still bustling with activity today and together with the fort, they draw many visitors to the area.The fort at Nizwa dates back to the middle of the 17th century and the earth-filled central stone tower is full of sneaky traps. Then drive to Wadi Muaydin and discover the magnificent surroundings and traditional villages before arriving Jebel Akhdar, meaning Green Mountain and it rises to a height of 2,980 metres and is famous for its wide plateau close to the summit. One of the alluring sights on the Jabal is the glistening water cascading down the rocky mountain against a sunny backdrop. Visit Diana’s viewpoint then on the way back to port you will stop at the village of Birkat al Mauz to stroll around thru the old ruins and along the Falaj system. After that back to the Port . The journey can only be undertaken by four-wheel drive, it also requires moderate activity, including some short...
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Pick up from Muscat port for a full day tour to Wahiba Sands Desert. The Wahiba Sands is a large desert area just four hours drive from Muscat. A surprisingly wide array of flora and fauna call the sands home, as do about 3,000 Bedouin. this is where you’ll find the rolling sand dunes of many a desert film location. The most impressive dunes can be found in the north east, some reaching an enormous 300 feet high. Enjoy an exhilarating round of dune bashing (soft dune bashing!) in our 4WD-vehicles. The sands are the traditional homes of the Bedouins so it’s common to see them moving around and taking care of their camels. You will enjoy the diversity of the terrain, the flora and fauna, noting 16,000 invertebrates as well as 200 species of other wildlife. There might be even a chance to visit a Bedouin house and see traditional handicraft made from the locals. A lunch in a local camp in Wahiba Sands will be provided and ladies have the chance to get done some henna paintings.

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Pick up from Muscat port then drive drive through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which is the famous religious landmark of Muscat and splendor of unique Islamic architecture (Islamic dress code to be observed). Then drive to Nakhl Oasis where the highest fort in Oman is standing proudly on top of a hillock. Continue to the Al Thowara Oasis to admire the natural water springs and get the lunch among the palm trees before returning to Muscat by afternoon to visit Al Alam Sultan’s Palace where 2 forts “Jalali” and “Mirani” built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Next you will drive to Muttrah, a delightful quarter of Muscat. Step into the fish market, stroll along the Corniche to admire the beautiful merchant houses and experience the shopping in the busy souk, well known for its silver craft shops, perfumes, souvenirs and much more to buy, here you also stop for lunch before you continue to the east along the Corniche to Muttrah (Old Muscat). Visit the charming Bait al Zubair, a private museum housing traditional Omani items reflecting the country’s rich heritage. Nearby is His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’s Al Alam Royal...
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Pick up from Muscat port then drive drive through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which is the famous religious landmark of Muscat and splendor of unique Islamic architecture (Islamic dress code to be observed). Next you will drive to Muttrah, a delightful quarter of Muscat. Step into the fish market, stroll along the Corniche to admire the beautiful merchant houses and experience the shopping in the busy souk, well known for its silver craft shops, perfumes, souvenirs and much more to buy, here you also stop for lunch before you continue to the east along the Corniche to Muttrah (Old Muscat). Visit the charming Bait al Zubair, a private museum housing traditional Omani items reflecting the country’s rich heritage. Nearby is His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’s Al Alam Royal Palace protected in the bay by the famous twin forts of Jalali and Mirani, rebuilt by the Portuguese around 1558, then you will be taken back to the port.

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Start the 2 days trip at the Quriyat fishing village where there will be a short photo stop at the harbor which is absolutely spectacular and yet completely rural!. Proceed to visit the Bimah Sinkhole, it is a fascinating limestone crater been created many years ago and the hole is large and filled with blue-green sea water.

Drive on to the white beaches of Finns for a photo-stop and/or a swim (1/2 hour). Continue to Wadi Shab and Wadi Tiwi where you will enjoy the pre-packed picnic lunch in the serene surroundings of the beautiful Oasis. Drive on to Sur where you will experience the fishermen’s harbor. Pay a visit also to the Dhow (traditional fisher baots) building yard.

Check-in to the hotel (Carapace, Sur Plaza, Sur Beach or Ras Al Hadd). You will get some time for a shower and dinner then at 21 pm you will picked up from the lobby where the rangers will take you for 15 min walk to the place where the green turtles nest on the calm beaches of Ras Al Jinz.
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Start the overnight safari trip at famous Wahiba Sands famous for an exhilarating round of “dune bashing” in 4 WDS. Stop to enjoy Omani coffee and dates at the Bedouin home, camel riding is optionally avaiable then a picnic lunch will also be served en-route. Overnight stay at the DESERT Bedouin camp.

The setting of the Bedouin camp in the bare wilderness, its serene environment offers remarkable experience that starts with a golden sunset, continues with a densely-starred sky and concludes with the soft light of a desert dawn. The Bedouin style accommodation (Desert Nights camp is air-conditioned) under a roof of starry skies and enjoy the once in a lifetime experience!

An Arabic meal, Omani coffee and dates are also available. Breakfast at the camp the next morning. then proceed to Wadi Bani Khalid, there you can enjoy the spectacular views of the fertile valley with its spreading trees and abundant water that tumbles down as waterfalls in some areas to form natural pools of water.
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Pick up from Agadir port to enjoy trip to Agadir city. Located in the southern part of Morocco. It’s surrounded by the Sahara desert, natural parks and beaches. The city is popular between the European tourists for it’s appropriate facilities for beach tourism with seaside resorts along sandy beaches. it has a wide stretch of beach that has a lot of hotels and attraction establishments. It is also an important fishing and commercial port. You will visit City’s medina, Kasbah, Agadir Museum and Inezgane where you will find souks of crafts, moroccan spices and silver jewelry. Return back to your cruise in Agadir port.

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