FAMOUS DESTINATIONS OF TURKEY

 FAMOUS DESTINATIONS OF TURKEY 

ISTANBUL (2) - ANKARA (1) - CAPPADOCIA (2) - PAMUKKALE (1)
KUSADASI (3) - EPHESUS - ST MARY'S HOUSE - PERGAMON - TROY  CANAKKALE (1)

4* & 5* Comfortable Hotel Accommodation

 7 CITIES and 6 DESTINATIONS IN UNESCO HERITAGE LIST  

 

 

Tour Program

  • 1. Day
    ISTANBUL

    Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Welcome briefing in the evening at the hotel.

  • 2. Day
    ISTANBUL

    After our Brakfast (included) in Hotel, we will start to our Tour Programme in hisyorical peninsula. Enjoy a full day tour including a visit to Topkapi Palace Museum to explore how and where the Ottoman Sultans (excluding Harem). Then we will walk in the antique Hippodrome as like go back to time. Hippodrome was once the center of life where chariot racing and other public events took place. After the walking tour in Hippodrome, Are you ready to impressed by Blue Mosque? It is famous with its blue ceramic tiles. You need to eat something to take energy that you need it when you visit the Grand Bazaar. After the lunch (included) in traditional place in historical peninsula, we will visit the Grand Bazaar,  which is the world’s largest and oldest covered market with over 60 streets. After the cultural tour, we have the optinal program for you at afternoon. you can enjoy with traditional Turkish diner program with belly dancing entertainment. You can try to dance like a belly dancers. Enjoy the enjoyfull night program.

  • 3. Day
    ISTANBUL-ANKARA

    Don’t go back before explore the 6th century Byzantine capital, we organized the special tour of St. Sophia, which church built then converted to the mosque by Ottomans. St. Sophia organized as a museum after Ottoman. St. Sophia is one of the world’s greatest architectural place for cultural wonders. you will join the the Bosphoru tours.  When you join to the Bosphorus cruise tour in the strait that separates Asia and Europe, you will feel the soul of the Istanbul that is the bridge of cultures of two continent, Its stores are lined with fine neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafés. Then we will depart from Istanbul for the capital city of Turkey. You should have lunch (exclude) before leave, you can have fish and bread for like a lokals of Istanbul next to the Bosphorus. Them we wil say goodbye to Istanbul from airplane. When we arrive to hotel in Ankara, we have dinner (included). Then you can rest in your comfortable room in hotel, or you can enjoy with the nightlife of Ankara. 

  • 4. Day
    ANKARA-CAPPADOCIA

    We will start day with breakfast (included) in hotel. We will start our day with visiting to Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic caravanserai holding artifacts from up to 7500 years old including the most extensive and valuable collection of Hittit artifacts in the world. Before leaving to go Cappodocia, we will visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the father of modern Turkey. While we are going to Cappadocia we will visit to the 13th century caravanserai on route. When we arrive to Cappadocia, we will experience how is the feeling of live in undergroundcity. Saratli is one of the many underground settlements built for protection and religious reasons. Then you will have dinner (included). If you wish to join Whirling Dervishes performance, you can choose the optional program. Overnight in Cappadocia 4* or 5* stars hotel. 

  • 5. Day
    CAPPADOCIA

    You must see the the landscape of hot air balloon in Cappadocia. Hot balloons is the landmark of Cappadocia. If you want to see the power of nature from sky, you can join this optional balloon tour and experience floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves at sunrise. After Turkish breakfast in hotel (included) we will visit Goreme, a historical region of Turkey, located among the rock formations, which was first settled back in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today, as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in that region. Continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high qualit year then ware. Also visit Pasabagi, Red Valley and attend a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. The numinous day we will rest in our hotel. We have dinner in hotel (included). 

  • 6. Day
    CAPPADOCIA-PAMUKKALE

    After have the most healthy breakfast of World, we will drive to cotton stairs of nature, Pamukkale. Furthermore we travel the ancient Silk Road visiting Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in Konya along the way. You have chance to feel the tolerance of Mevlana. When you arrived to Pamukkale, the amazing landscape will be waiting for you. Sunsine and white stairs of nature will create amazing exhibition, enjoy this natural show.Then you can rest in your comfortable hotel after dinner (included). 

  • 7. Day
    PAMUKKALE-KUŞADASI

    Today we will start the our tour from the unique cotton fortress of Pamukkale. Then you can swim in natural pool,  like the old citizens of Hierapolis. After the swimming in natural pool and experienced the Roman health spa in Pamukkale, we will say goodbye to go Kusadasi. Are you ready to see the dance of sunsent with Aegean sea. You can enjoy with landscaper. When we arive to our Hotel, we will have dinner (included) and then you can enjoy in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadası. 

  • 8. Day
    EPHESUS & ST. MARY\'S HOUSE

    Are you ready to impressed of history for today? We have breakfast in Hotel (included). Firstly we will visit to the ruins of Ephesus, an important cultural center of the ancient world, and explore 2,000 year-old marble streets, a theater, the Library of Celsius, a gymnasium and Hadrian’sTemple. You can explore the  history with our Professional guide.  Do you know where Virgin Mary spent her last years accompanied by St. John. When you go to the St. Mary’s Stone cottage in Ephesus,  you will have answer fort his question. After the visiting home of St. Mary we will continue  to the regional rug production center to have a first hand experience of this unique art form. You will have unique experience in this tour. Yon can join an optional afternoon tour of Sirince to discover the cute village of Izmir. After this active tour we will finish day in hotel and we will have dinner in hotel. 

  • 9. Day
    PERGAMON-TROY-CANAKKALE

    Have you ever think about where born the medical treatment ? We will leave from Kusadası after breakfast in hotel. We will start off through the ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamon. After the discoviring the birth place of medical and psychological treatment, we will have traditional lunch (included) in local village with locals. Then continue to Troy with its famous wooden horse that is the symbol of Canakkale, you can climb to wooden horse to take photo of the Troy. And then we will explore the Troy ancient settlement, best known for being the setting of the Trojan War and many cities built on top of each other. Continue to Canakkale for overnight, we will stay in 4* or 5* stars hotels. Enjoy the dinner (included) in hotel. 

  • 10. Day
    DARDANELLES-ISTANBUL

    The breakfast with traditional chesee and olives of Canakkale. Then we will depart for Gallipoli, the site of many battles during WWI. We will feel the soul of War. We will visit the AnzacCove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair. After this emotional day, we will drive to Istanbul. When we arrive to hotel, we can rest in our rooms after dinner (included) in hotel. Enjoy the last night in Istanbul. Our tour will be completed, hope to meet again in another academic tourplus vocation. 

  • 11. Day
    ISTANBUL-RETURN

    Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

Services Included In The Price

  • First Class hotel swith private facilities
  • Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner
  • Licensed guides throughout Turkey
  • All entrance (except Harrem) include
  • Private air-conditionedand non-smoking transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Arrival / departure transfers include only on arrival and departure days. Prior post stay transfers are not included

Services Not Included In The Price

  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks during the meal, use of minibars and other hotel extras
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to guide and drivers

Additional Information

  • Walking shoes is recommended
  • Not wheelchair  accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays,during there ligiousand national holidays instead you will visit the open-air bazaar
  • Full passport name is required for all participants
  • Stroller accessible
  • Blue Mosque is closed Friday mornings and our guide will show &i ntroduce from outside
  • Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays instead you will visit to the Underground Cistern or Church.
  • Most travellers can participate

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