FABULOUS TURKEY (PROMOTION) PACKAGE 10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS
Minimum 2 Pax
1st Day | Saturday Arrival in Istanbul
Arrival and assistance. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
2nd Day | Sunday Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day with the possibility of having an optional excursion "Bosporus and Sultanahmet Neighborhood". OPTIONAL EXCURSION | BOSFORUS AND SULTANAHMET NEIGHBORHOOD (Full day with lunch) Breakfast.Departure from the hotelto visit the Egyptian Bazaar(spice market) and then boat tour onthe Bosphorusthe strait that separates Europe from Asia where we can enjoy the great beauty of the forests of Istanbul,of its palaces and of the yalı, wooden palaces built on both banks. In the afternoon visit the Sultanahmet neighborhood and the Roman Hippodrome square. Next we will visit the famous Blue Mosque, the only one in the world with 6 minarets in its time. We will finish our excursion with a visit to the Basilica Cisterna that was used as a water deposit during the Byzantine period. End of the excursion in the old part. Transfer and return to the hotel. Accommodation.
3rd Day | Monday Istanbul | Ankara (Breakfast, Dinner) 450 km
Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning with the possibility of having an optional excursion to Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION | TOPKAPI PALACE AND GRAND BAZAR (Half day without lunch) Departure from the hotel to visit the Topkapı Palace, residence of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, famous for its excellent collection of jewelry and porcelain. (Harem room with surcharge). Continuation for free time in the Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays and religious holidays), a building that houses more than 4000 stores inside.
At the combined time (+ | - 14:00) departure by coach for Ankara, passing through the Istanbul Intercontinental Bridge. Arrival to the capital of the country. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
4th Day | Tuesday Ankara | Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 350 km
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the capital of Turkey with the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations with an exhibition of Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Hittite, Phrygian Urartu remains etc. and the Ataturk Mausoleum, dedicated to the founder of the Turkish Republic. Departure for Cappadocia. On the way, visit the underground city of Saratli built by Christian communities to protect themselves from Arab attacks. The underground city preserves the stables, common rooms, meeting room and small rooms for families
Arrival at the Cappadocia. Hotel, dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
5th Day | Wednesday Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
BALLOON EXCURSION At dawn, possibility of participating in an optional hot air balloon excursion, a unique experience, over rock formations, fairy chimneys, natural formations, lunar landscapes. Breakfast at the hotel. Day dedicated to visiting this fantastic region, unique in the world, the Goreme Valley, with its cave churches, with paintings from the 10th and 11th centuries; visit to the trogloyta (cave houses) village of Uçhisar, Paşabag valley, with its most spectacular fairy chimneys in Cappadocia,
Dervent valley with its curious natural formations and time for artisan workshops such as carpets and semi-precious onyx-stones. Optional excursion to attend a show of traditional dances of the region. The show only includes all kinds of unlimited drinks such as beer, wine and rakı (traditional Turkish drink containing 40 degrees alcohol and anise), dried fruits and fruits without food. We will have dinner at the hotel before going to the venue. Return and accommodation at the hotel.
6th Day | Thursday Cappadocia | Pamukkale (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 600 km
Breakfast and departure to Pamukkale. In the course we will make a stop, to visit the Sultanhan Kervansaray, Seylucida inn from the medieval era. Lunch at a local restaurant. Arrival in Pamukkale and free time in the "Castle of Algodon", unique in the world with the thermal pools of calcareous origin and the petrified waterfalls.Herapolis is one of the great deposits of Anatolia, which together with the attraction of the cotton pools, make the place a point of great interest. Today Pamukkale is located right
next to the Ancient City of Herapolis. The town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and recognized as one of the most relevant and attractive tourist centers in the world. The city of Pamukkale gets its name meaning "Cotton Castle" from the white layer formations of limestone. Hierapolis is also called "the Sacred City" due to numerous temples and religious buildings. The beauty of the white stones (travertines) that cover all the natural pools that were formed by thermal water will attract us without a doubt. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
7th Day | Friday Pamukkale | Ephesus | Izmir (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 190 km
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Selçuk-Ephesus. Arrival and visit to the ruins of Ephesus, it was the fifth great city of the Roman era. During our visit we will appreciate the famous Celsius library after Alexandria, theater and some Roman and Hellenic temples, the Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian, the House of Amor, the Agora, the Marble street and the Theater too. Lunch at a local restaurant. Next we will visit the house of the Virgin Mary where it is assumed that Mary came to Ephesus together with Saint John and lived there until her Assumption (according to the Catholic doctrine) or Dormition (according to orthodox beliefs).As this house is a place of pilgrimage it is visited by many Christian tourists often during the year. In the afternoon we will stop at a leather production workshop. As Ephesus has been a leather tannery center since ancient times, we can buy some leather clothes at the most reasonable price. We will also see a fashion show in which they will show us some of the most elegant jackets in the country. Then we will continue to İzmir-Esmirna, the third largest city in Turkey. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
8th Day | Saturday Izmir | Bergama| Troja | Çanakkale (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 300 km
Breakfast and departure to the ancient city of Bergama, one of the cultural, commercial and medical centers of the past. Visit the famous Asclepion that was considered one of the most important health centers of its era. Asclepion built for the god of health and physicians Asclepius is also known as the first psychiatric hospital. Here some medical investigations were carried out and different treatment methods were applied. Lunch and then departure to Canakkale to visit Troja, the ancient city that evokes by itself
another poetic name; Homer's Iliad. Arrival and accommodation.
9th Day | Sunday Çanakkale I Istanbul (Breakfast) 280 km
Breakfast and departure to the port to board the ferry to Istanbul. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.
10th Day | Monday Depart from Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. At the combined time, transfer to the airport and end of our services.
Departure Dates 2021; (Saturday)
January 09/16/23 / 30
Departure Dates 2022; (Saturday)
PROMOTION HOTEL CATEGORY
(according to chosen
| Laleli Gonen 3 * sup or Akgün Hotel 3 * sup or similar Lares Park 4 * or Nippon 4 * or Lamartine 4 * or
Midtown or similar
|Etap Altınel 4 * or Içkale Hotel 4 * or Anadolu
Downtown 4 * or similar
|Ramada Hotel 4 *, Dinler Hotel Nevşehir 4 * os.
Dinler Hotel Ürgüp 5 *, Hotel Perissia 5 *, Crystal Hotel 5
* or similar
|Dedeman Hotel 4 *, North Point Hotel 4 *, Angel's Park
Hotel 4 * or similar.
|Blanca Hotel 4 *, Marina Hotel 4 *, Kaya Prestige 4 * or
|Akol Hotel 4 *, Assos Garden 4 *, Troia Tusan Hotel 4 *
PRICES**Net in USD per person **
|Pp / dbl||Single Supp||Pp / trp||0-2 years||3-11 years|
HOTELS CATEGORY SUPERIOR LUXURY STANDARD
|Istanbul||Superior|| Divan Hotel or Elite World or Mercure Bomonti 5 * or
|Ankara||5*||Movenpick Hotel Ankara, Sheraton Hotel or similar|
|Cappadocia||5*||Yunak Evleri or BW Premier Cappadocia Cave Type
|Pamukkale||5*||Doga Thermal Spa or Colossae Hotel or Lycus River
|Izmir||5*||Movenpick Hotel, Wyndham Hotel or Hilton Hotel or
|Canakkale||4 * sup.
or 5 *
|Parion Hotel, Kolin Hotel, Grand Ece Hotel or similar|
PRICES**Net in USD per person **
|Pp / dbl||Single Supp||Pp / trp||0-2 years||3-11 years|
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS NET PRICES PER PERSON
EXCLUSIVELY FOR RESERVATION PRIOR TO ARRIVAL IN TURKEY
Optional excursion (day 2) Bosphorus and Sultanahmet neighborhood Full day with lunch: 70 USD Optional excursion (day 3) Half Day Without lunch: 50 USD
Show in Cappadocia: 50 USD
Balloon Ride in Cappadocia: 260 USD
NOTE: WE MAKE A REDUCTION IN THE PRICE OF ALL OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES AS A SPECIAL OFFER FOR YOU AS LONG AS THEY PAY THE GUIDE. IN THIS CASE, THE DISCOUNTED PRICE WILL BE 390 DOLLARS PER PERSON.
Accommodation in hotels (or similar)
Local English-speaking guide for all visits is included in the program
Diet according to program
Visits with tickets are included
Minibus or bus routes with A / C, depending on the number of passengers
1 bottle of 0.50 lt of water on the bus (from day 3 to day 9)
Free Wİ-Fİ on the circuit bus (from day 3 to day 9)
Prices do not include
Personal expenses and extras
Drinks during lunch / dinner
Tips to drivers and guide (at discretion)