Itinerary

Arrive in Abu Dhabi (at night)

Day 1-3: Abu Dhabi + Al Ain

  • Day 1: Grand Mosque, Corniche, Emirates Palace Hotel
  • Day 2: Al Ain Day Tour, Emirates Palace Hotel
  • Day 3: Falcon Hospital

Abu Dhabi -> Dubai + Dubai on Day 3

Day 3-5: Dubai

  • Day 3: Business Bay, Dubai Fountain
  • Day 4: Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain
  • Day 5: Desert Safari

Dubai -> Istanbul on Day 5

Day 6-8: Istanbul

  • Day 6: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Cisterns
  • Day 7: Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Golden Horn/Galata Köprüsü
  • Day 8: Dolma Bache, Sultanahmet Park

Istanbul -> Home on Day 9

 

Retrospective

Abu Dhabi
Dubai
Istanbul

Conclusions

This was an incredible trip, and would’ve been even more incredible if (a) I hadn’t gotten sick, and (b) had 2 more days. The extra days would’ve accommodated for my photography, though, and not necessarily my sightseeing.

 

Trip Date: Nov 2016

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