ITINERARY KTS 14
PROMOTION TURKEY WITH GREEK ISLAND OF CHIOS PACKAGE 10 DAYS / 09 NIGHTS
WITH FLIGHT INCLUDED
Minimum 2 Pax (NOT DONE BETWEEN DECEMBER AND FEBRUARY)
1st Day | Saturday Arrival in Istanbul
Arrival and assistance. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
2nd Day | Sunday Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel. Free day with the possibility of having an optional excursion in "Bosphorus and Sultanahmet Neighborhood". OPTIONAL EXCURSION | BOSPHORUS AND SULTANAHMET NEIGHBORHOOD (Full day with lunch) Breakfast. Depart from the hotel to visit the Egyptian Bazaar (spice market) and then a boat trip through
the Bosphorus, the strait that separates Europe from Asia where we can enjoy the great beauty of the forests of Istanbul, its palaces and the yalı, wooden palaces built on both banks. In the afternoon visit the Sultanahmet neighborhood with the Roman Hippodrome square, the Blue Mosque, unique among all Ottoman mosques to have 6 minarets (towers) 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 at the hotel.
3rd Day | Monday Istanbul | Ankara (Breakfast, Dinner)
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 and administrative center of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, famous for its excellent collections of weapons, jewels, porcelains and relics (Harem
section with extra ticket).Continuation for free time in the Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays, religious holidays and October 29), a building that houses more than 4000 stores inside. At the combined time (+ | - 13:00) departure by coach for Ankara (450 km), passing through the intercontinental bridge in Istanbul. Arrival to the capital of the country. Dinner at the hotel.
4th Day | Tuesday Ankara | Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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 (290 km). On the way, visit to 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 in the Cappadocia region, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
5th Day | Wednesday Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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. The day is dedicated to visiting this fantastic region, unique in the world, Goreme Valley, with its cave churches, with paintings from the 10th and 11th centuries; visit to the trogloyta 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. At night an optional excursion is offered to attend a show of local dances of the region. The show includes all kinds of unlimited drinks such as wine beer rakı (traditional Turkish drink containing 40 degrees of alcohol and anise), dried fruits and fruits without food. We will have dinner at the hotel before going to the place. Return and accommodation at the hotel.
6th DAY | THURSDAY CAPPADOCIA | PAMUKKALE (Breakfast, Dinner)
Breakfast and departure to Pamukkale. In the course we will make a stop, to visit the Sultanhan Caravanserail, Seylucida inn from the medieval era. 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. We will visit the ancient city Hierapolis. Hierapolis is one of the great deposits of Anatolia, its next to the attraction site 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. Dinner and accommodation.
7th DAY | FRIDAY PAMUKKALE | EPHESUS | ESMIRNA (Breakfast, Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Selçuk-Efeso (200 km). Arrival and visit to the archaeological area of Ephesus, a city dedicated to Artemis. The Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian, the House of Love, the Library of Celsus, the Agora, the Marble Street and the largest Theater of antiquity. Then 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 Catholic doctrine) or Dormition (according to Orthodox beliefs).Stop at a leather production center and continue through İzmir-Izmir Airport (~ 85 km.), The third largest city in Turkey. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
8th DAY | SATURDAY ESMIRNA (Breakfast, Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel. Free day with the possibility of signing up for an optional excursion "GREEK ISLAND OF CHIOS". Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION | GREEK ISLAND OF CHIOS (Full day without lunch)
Transfer from the hotel to the port of Çesme. After the transfer process, we left for the Island of Chíos. Arrival in 35 minutes. After immigration to enter the territory of Greece, we will have free time to walk around the port area until 11:00 am, where we will start our guided tour. First stop is in the town famous for the production of Mastic, a special plant resin from the island. We will continue to Kambos, where we will see some stone houses from Genoa, and then to the town of Armolia where we will appreciate mastico trees and visit ceramic workshops. We continue our excursion to the town of Mesta, where we will have the opportunity to walk through the labyrinthine streets from Byzantine times and visit Megalos Taksiarhis. Free time to walk in the village, and try some local foods. We will depart south to the village of Pyrgi, famous for the houses decorated in black and white and visiting the Church of the Holy Apostle
since Byzantine times. Our last stop is at the black volcanic beach Mavra Volia in Empoios. We end our excursion with the opportunity to taste delicious Greek food in the many restaurants in the area. Transfer to the port and departure to Çesme in Turkey. Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Izmir.
9th DAY | SUNDAY ESMIRNA | FLIGHT INCLUDED TO ISTANBUL (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to İzmir airport to take the flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free day. Overnight at the hotel.
10th Day | Monday Depart from Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast. Breakfast and at the indicated time transfer to the airport. End of our services END OF OUR SERVICES
Departure Dates 2021; (Saturday)
(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 * or Perissia Hotel 5 * or Crystal Hotel 5 * or similar
|Dedeman Hotel 4 *, North Point Hotel 4 *, Angel's Park Hotel 4 * os.|
|Blanca Hotel 4 * or Kaya Prestige 4 * or similar|
PRICES**Net in USD per person **
|Pp / dbl||Single suppl.||Pp / trp||0-2 years||3-11 years|
HOTELS CATEGORY SUPERIOR LUXURY STANDARD
|Istanbul||Superior|| Radisson Blue Pera or Elite World or Mercure Bomonti 5
* or similar
|Ankara||5*||Movenpick Ankara, Sheraton Hotel or similar|
|Cappadocia||5*||Yunak Evleri or BW Premier Cappadocia Cave Type
|Pamukkale||5*||Doga Thermal Spa or Colossae Hotel or similar|
|Izmir||5*||Hilton Hotel, Movenpick Hotel, Wyndham Hotel or
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 (2nd day) Bosphorus and Sultanahmet neighborhood Full day with lunch: 70 USD
Optional excursion (3rd day) Half Day Without lunch: 50 USD
Show in Cappadocia: 50 USD
Balloon Ride in Cappadocia: 260 USD
Chios Island Excursion: 150 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 530 DOLLARS PER PERSON.
Accommodation in hotels (or similar)
Transfers with assistance
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)
Domestic flight Izmir / Istanbul
Prices do not include
Personal expenses and extras
Drinks during lunch / dinner
Optional excursion Chios Island
Tips to drivers and guide (at discretion)