TURKEY CLASSİCAL

ephesus

Day1: İSTANBUL

Arrival and meeting at the airport by our guide transfer to your hotel.briefing about your journeyin Turkey. overnight in İstanbul.

 

Day 2: İSTANBUL   ( B-L)

After breakfast the day dedicated to the visit of old city.Roman Hippodrome,Blue Mosque famous for its six minarets and blue İznik Tiles.Then visit of St Sophia Museum which is a symbol of Justinien era.lunch during the visits.then continuation by the the visit of Topkapi Palace;residence of the ottomans sultans.and its richest collections like the tresor,pavillions,( visit of the harem is not included ) then free time in the Grand Bazaar.

 

Day 3:İSTANBUL-ÇANAKKALE (B-L-D)

After breakfast visit the Spice Market then you will enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorus,from the cruise boat we view the the splendid shores of the strait with its palaces,famous yalis ‘’wooden houses’’mosques.then after lunch departure to Çanakkale.the city which is situated  by the Dardenelles..arrival dinner at the hotel.overnight.

 

Day 4 : ÇANAKKALE-TROY-PERGAMUM-KUŞADASI (B-L-D)

Breakfast and departure for visiting the ancient city of Troy famous for the legendary Trojan Horse from the time of Beatifull Helen,Queen of Sparta and Paris,the Trojan Prince.then continue to Pergamum,famous for its medical center and library.then drive to Kusadası.Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5: KUŞADASI-EPHESUS-PAMUKKALE ( B-L-D)

Breakfast and departure to visit Ephesus capital of Romans in Asia Minor ,the centre of culte Goddess Artemis.St Paul preached here.visit of the monuments; the Temple of Hadrien,the Celcius Library,Great Theatre,then Virgin Mary’s house.where she is supposed to have spent her last days.lunch and continue Pamukkale famous for its travertins, the so called ‘’Cotten Castle.mineral water spa since ancient times.where you will visit the neighboring  Hierapolis an ancient Roman healt spa.dinner and overnight.

 

Day 6 : PAMUKKALE-KONYA- CAPPADOCİA (B-L-D)

Breakfast and departure to Konya, an important roman city and later capital of Seljuk Turkish State.Visit of the Mevlana Museum; a 13th century whirling dervish monastery.lunch then continue through the  famous Silk Road.visit of a caravanserai.Arrival to Cappadocia.Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 7 : CAPPADOCİA (B-L-D)

Breakfast .then the whole day consacrated to explore this region of exceptional beauty.Göreme open air museum with its rock carved churches ornamented with biblical frescoes .the typical village of Uchisar.Sites of the local handycrafts like handmade rugs  and ceramics.

 

‘As optionals tours   hot air balloon ride and Turkish Folcloric Dance Show are  recommended. Payable to your local guide!!

 

Day 8 : CAPPADOCİA-ANKARA (B-L-D)

Breakfast and departure ; a last sight to the region.Stops on panoramic points.on the way visit the Underground City .lunch and continue to Ankara;capital of modern Republique of Turkey.Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 9 : ANKARA-İSTANBUL (B-L)

Breakfast and departure for discovering Ankara which was once a Hittite town then a roman city .Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations which housing a rich collection of the treasures and artifacts of the period neolitic,calcolitic ,bronze,Hittite and frigians  times.then stop to the Mausoleum of Atatürk,founder of Turkish Republic.Lunch and continue to İstanbul.Up on arrival.Overnight.     

 

Day 10 : İSTANBUL

Breakfast(depending the flight time).Transfer to the airport and assistance to the departure formalities at the airport.End of our services.Flight to home.

(Option to make an extention in İstanbul and participate to our sightseeings tours in İstanbul!!.)

 

DEPARTURES:

PRİCE :  USD 1790      / İN DBL  PER PAX

The price including :
- Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles throughout as stated in the tours general features
- Escort by a professional guide-lecturer throughout
- Entrance fees to the museums stated in itinerary
- All meals mentioned in the program
- Accommodation in shared twin rooms in stated or similar hotels
- Arrival and departure transfers from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

Not Included
- Visits and services not mentioned in program.
- Domestic flights
- Insurance
- Personal expenses and all beverages
- Gratuities to the guide and driver
- Visa fee

HOTELS  : 4 – 5  STARS

İSTANBUL       : ÖZTANIK  or similar

ÇANAKKALE    :  AKOL  or  similar.

KUSADASI       : RİCHMOND or similar

PAMUKKALE  :RİCHMOND or similar

CAPPADOCİA : DİNLER or similar

ANKARA          : RADİSSON or similar

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