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9 Days Guaranteed Departure Turkey Tour

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9 Days / 8 Nights Guaranteed Departure Turkey Tour

 

Trip Type

Guaranteed departure on every Friday. You can book your own flight tickets arriving Istanbul international airport, our service will begin at airport.

Highlights of trip

⇒ UNESCO world heritage St. Sophia   ( Hagia Sophia )   

⇒ Byzantine columns and Hippodrome of constantinople

⇒ Blue Mosque with blue tiles and six minarets ( Sultanahmet )  

⇒ Topkapi Imperial Palace  

⇒ Bosphorus Cruise excursion  

⇒ Caferaga Madrasah, learn about Ottoman arts

⇒ Shop in Spice (Egyptian) market and Grand bazaar

⇒ UNESCO  heritage Goreme open air museums and fairy chimneys

⇒ Tradititonal shows such as carpet veawing and pottery making

⇒ Whimsical landscape of Cappadocia

 

  ⇒ Pass through Marmara sea / Dardanelles with ferry

  ⇒ Gallipoli Peninsula - ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair memorials, trenches and battlefields

  ⇒ Trojan horse and ruins

  ⇒ Ionian cities of Asia minor, Pergamon with Sanctuary of Asclepius

  ⇒ House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last days

  ⇒ Pamukkale travertens and hot springs, Roman ancient city Hierapolis

  ⇒ Shop in Spice (Egyptian) market and Grand bazaar

  ⇒ One of the 7 wonders of ancient era - Artemis Temple, Ephesus ancient city and library 

  ⇒ Kaymakli underground city from Hittites era

  ⇒ Suufis' city Konya, silk road, Mewlana museum, Seljukhan era Caravanserai

Departure point

Istanbul International airport 

Guide & Language

English ( Other languages available with supplement )

Transportation

Airport transfers and sightseeing tours with brand new, A/C coaches. Intercity transfers with luxury buses and flights ( see detailed itinerary )

Meals

Meals included as per itinerary. We have Vegan and Halal options as well

Hotels

We can provide different category hotels with this tour according to your budget. All hotels are centerally located and run under the licence of Ministry of Turkish Tourism and Culture.

Tour Itinerary

Welcome to Turkey, upon arrival to Istanbul Ataturk airport, our friendly staff will welcome and transfer you to hotel. After leaving luggaes, our  excursion will start with world famous Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) facing with Galata bridge and spanning over Golden Horn. You will be having a smell of hundreds of different type of spices and herbs and enticing aromas of various spices like “cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice”. Then we will catch the ferry to have a Cruise along the Bosphorus by a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. We will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce and Ciragan Palaces, imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace, old wooden Ottoman houses, Leander’s tower, Rumeli fortressand more. After the tour transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.  

Meals : N/A     Hotel : Orient Express Istanbul old city


  

Today we visit the Old Town named also as Sultanahmet or Hippodrome of Constantinople where you will be seeing the German Fountain, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpent Column and the Constantine Column which are the remnants of ancient Byzantine and Late Roman. Then we visit Blue Mosque ( Sultanahmet Mosque ) famous with its blue tiles and six minarets and another greatest marvel of architecture St.Sophia ( Haghia Sophia ) one of the oldest church in the World. Then continue to Grand Bazaar the biggest covered bazaar of the world having more than 4000 shops selling souvenirs , jewellery , handmade carpets , leather. After having a delicious lunch at restaurant we’ll proceed to visit Topkapi Imperial palace from where the Ottoman empire has been ruled. We’ll also have chance to see Prophet Mohammed’s ( S.A.W. ) sacred relics. Lastly we’ll visit Caferaga Madrasah and learn about Turkish arts.  Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch    Hotel : Orient Express Istanbul old city


Early in the morning hit the road for Gallipoli –Canakkale via Tekirdag and Thrace Region and reach Gelibolu  area  around lunch time and we will relax and enjoy lunch .Then we will continue to Eceabat and start with Kabatepe Museum and will get to know about the War and things happened at that time.Then your guide will take you to battle fields of Anzac Cove and Ariburnu Cemetery where the war started.We also have a chance to see Beach Cemetery,Shrapnel Valley ,and Plugges Plateau.After the tour , we will cross the Dardanelles Strait to reach Canakkale town. Overnight in  Canakkale ( Gallipoli ).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch     Hotel : Grand Anzac


After breakfast  we will continue to Ancient city of Troy which is famous with its Trojan Horse .We will visit the archaeological and mythological site of Troy and will remember the story of Helen and Paris and famous Trojan Horse.Then we will continue to Pergamon town where we will have our lunch break and visit World Famous Acropolis site to see the magnificent Trajan Temple and amphitheater and dungeons.In th history ,Pergamon was always famous with its Jewellery,stones and silver production so today same tradition continues.So on the way ,we will stop at a jewellery Center .Then we will continue to Kusadasi town – the most important destination of cruise liners who visit Turkey. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner    Hotel : Marina hotel and suites


Today we will visit Ephesus ancient city which have stunning monuments from Greek and Roman period such as The Library of Celsus , Roman Bath, Temple of Hadrian, Curetes Street , Temple of Artemis which is one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient World, Greco-Roman Theater where St.Paul also once preached. After lunch we visit a  pilgrimage place for Christians  house of Virgin Mary where Mary spent her last days. Optionally you can extent your day trip to Greko – Ottoman Sirince village which is famous with its fruit wine production. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner    Hotel : Marina hotel and suites


Early morning check out from Kusadasi hotel and travel to Pamukkale with our fully A/C, de luxe coach. We visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the main Street and Gates, the thermal Baths, the devil’s hole, and masterpiece theater. Walk in cotton-forrest Pamukkale’s terraces are made of travertine, a sedimentary rock deposited by water from the hot springs. You can opt for swimming in cleopatra pool ( entrance is optional and requires extra fee ). Overnight in Pamukkale.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner     Hotel : Ninova thermal & spa hotel


Early morning we’ll drive via silk road to Konya city – homeland of Suufism and whirling derwishes. We’ll visit Mewlana museum and Seljukhan era islamic relics in Konya. We’ll give a photo stop on front of famous Seljukhan Caravan serai. Lunch and taste famous ‘’etli ekmek’’ ( kind of Anatolian pita ). Drive to Cappadocia which is a stunning area of rock formations, subterranean churches and underground dwellings. Optional tours such as horse riding, atv and jeep tours, whirling derwishes ceremony, Turkish night show, Turk Hammam ( bath ) are available in the spot. Overnight in Cappadocia. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner     Hotel : Burcu Kaya Cave or Heaven Cave


Morning we recommend you to join hot air balloon champagne flight on sunrise. Today we have a full day sightseeing tour. We visit Devrent Valley to see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasaba─č (Monk’s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos handcraft center to see pottery making and carpet weaving demonstration. After the lunch we visit   open air museum at Göremewhere the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly,before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uçhisar.  Overnight in Cappadocia.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner     Hotel : Burcu Kaya Cave or Heaven Cave


According to your onward flight time we’ll transfer you to Kayseri airport to fly Istanbul and catch your onward flight. End of the service

Meals : Breakfast 

 

 

8 nights hotel accomodation as mentioned in the itinerary, hotel taxes and breakfast included

Return airport transfers with de-luxe, non-smoking, fully A/C coaches

Mentioned sightseeing tours run by Professional English speaking guides organized in SIC basis

Transportation throughout the tours with de-luxe, non-smoking, fully A/C coaches

√ Intercity transportation between Istanbul – Gallipoli- Troy – Pergamon – Kusadasi – Pamukkale – Konya – Cappadocia

  Meals as indicated on the program

 All entrance fees to museums and sites, ferry tickets

 All local taxes and service charges

 

X Flights & Visa  

X Personal expenses 

X Tipping to the guide and the driver ( gratitutes )

X Optional Tours and activities

X Kayseri – Istanbul flight ( starting from 25 USD per pax )

 

 

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