This Package Includes:
• 5 Nights Hotel accommodation at above listed hotels or at their very similar, including breakfast, taxes and service charges.
• Meals as per itinerary,
• Entrance fees to the museums and historical places,
• English speaking professional guidance throughout the journey.
• All parking fees and highway tolls,
• Basic tip to the hotels and restaurants,
• Local taxes and current VAT included in to the quotation.
This Package Does not Include:
• Personal expenses such as mini bar at the hotels & soft and alcoholic drinks, normal/digital camera fees in the museums,
• Any domestic/international flight fare and flight portage,
• Tips to the local guide and driver (Suggested tipping: 6 US$/pp per day to guide, 3 US$/pp per day to driver).
Day 01 Monday ISTANBUL / DOMESTIC FLIGHT / IZMIR - KUSADASI Arrival Istanbul and meet and assist at the airport and transfer to the city centre. A full day tour with Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its more than 20.000 blue Iznik tiles and unique with its 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet in the 17th century, one of the best examples of classical Turkish art; Hippodrome, the scene of Byzantine chariot races, athletic events, victory celebrations, and political activities of the old city where one can also see today the “Obelisk of Theodosius” from Egypt, “Serpentine Column” from Delphi, the “German Fountain of Wilhelm II” and the “Colossus”. After the visit to Grand Covered Bazaar, the most attractive shopping center in the world with nearly 4000 shops, time for lunch. In the afternoon, proceed to Topkapi Palace - built in 1468 by Mehmet the Conqueror, the imperial residence of Ottoman sultans housing the souvenirs of 600 years and exhibiting imperial treasury, Chinese porcelains, weapons and calligraphy section. Afternoon take a domestic flight to Izmir and transfer to town of Kusadasi for dinner and over night stay.
Day 02 Tuesday KUSADASI – PAMUKKALE
Morning tour to Ephesus area with Ephesus Antique City, one of the most popular ancient sites of Turkey with many acres of carefully excavated ruins; Visit leather products centre with fashion show and continue with Virgin Mary’s House, where St. Mary is supposed to spend her last years together with St. John. In the afternoon. After lunch departure for Pamukkale. Tour the ruins of Hierapolis including the magnificently preserved cemetery "Necropolis", the Main Street and Gates, the Thermal Baths, the Roman Theatre. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Pamukkale
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Day 03 Wed PAMUKKALE – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA
Morning drive to Cappadocia. On the way, visit to the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai and arrival in Konya and lunch. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the world-wide famous mystic figure, drive to Cappadocia and overnight.
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Day 04 Thursday CAPPADOCIA
Optional balloon tour. After breakfast depart for the Cappadocia tour, visit the valleys where animal-like natural formations like camels and fair chimneys are abundant. Visit Underground city of Ozkonak or Kaymakli. Drive on to Pasabagi in Zelve area where monks used to live in seclusion in rock cut rooms. Proceed to the pottery town of Avanos where Kizilirmak (Hallys), the longest river of Turkey, meanders leaving the red clay on its banks that has been the raw material of pottery for centuries. In the afternoon visit to Open Air Museum in Goreme to visit to the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. Stop by Pigeon Valley near Uchisar. Shopping time for the well-known merits of the area. Overnight in Capp
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Day 05 Friday CAPPADOCIA – ANKARA – ISTANBUL
After breakfast at your hotel drive to Istanbul passing by Ankara. Lunch will be served on the way and dinner up on arrival to Istanbul transfer to your hotel. OPTIONAL: Belly Dance Show Breakfast Lunch Day 06 Saturday ISTANBUL After breakfast fee time until transfer to the Airport for your homebound flight or to your hotel for your extension stay.
Hotel / Category Per Person In Double Per Person In Single Per Person In Triple
Ramada Old City, $635,- $795,- $627,-
Istanbul Iris Hotel,
Canakkale Tatlises Hotel,
Pamukkale Suhan Hotel,
0 - 2 years: Free of charge 3 - 6 years
with bed: % reduction 3 - 6 years
without bed: P reduction 7 - 12 years
with bed: considered as adult 7 - 12 years without bed: % reduction *** Child reductions are valid for the child sharing the same room with 2 full paying adult
Notes and conditions:
The above rate subjected to availability at the proposed hotels, hotels may apply different rate at the meeting, congress and exhibition periods. Any change at the rate from the hotels will be informed and reflected at the time of the booking. - In case of currency fluctuations of more than 5.00% in Euro/USD/YTL rates or amendments in local Government taxes, hotel taxes, museum entrance fees etc. we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly. - Sequence of itinerary may change according to the operational days of the tours.