7 DAYS HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY GROUP TOUR
Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day& Istanbul City Tour Early Morning arrival to Istanbul !!!
Meet at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport Transfer to your hotel.Breakfast at Hotel.
Pick up from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths'' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Please Note: Hagia Sophia closed on Mondays, Topkapi Closed on Tuesdays , Grand Bazaar closed on Sundays.
Day 2 - Istanbul - Bursa Tour After breakfast at 07:30am depart from the hotel and drive to Bursa for a daily guided tour in Bursa.Today we will visit Bursa with all famous and Islamic heritage places. We will visit to Ulucamii (Great Mosque), Cumalikizik Village, Green Mosque, Green Tomb, Ozdilek Factory.Overnight in Bursa.
Day 3 --- Bursa --- Izmir & Ephesus Tour --- Kusadasi We depart at 07:0 – 07:30 am to Izmir Selcuk by local luxury coach. On arrival meet with your guide and do Ephesus Tour. We will visit one of the best-preserved ruins in the world Ephesus. We tour this amazing site and wonder at the people who built and walked through this ancient city. We will also visit the House of Virgin Mary (supposedly where St. John brought her to live out her final Days). After the tour, we will visit a carpet-weaving centre, which belongs to the national arts of Turkey. After the tour transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi.Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 --- Kusadasi --- Pamukkale Tour At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region. We then arrive at Pamukkale for lunch. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 5 --- Pamukkale - Konya Tour - Cappadocia After breakfast we depart to Konya by local luxury coach and on arrival meet with your guide. Depart to visit the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Islamic Sufi sect (Sufism is less an Islamic sect than a mystical way of approaching the Islamic faith. It has been defined as mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya Tour Depart for Cappadocia by local luxury coach.arrival to Cappadocia meet with our transfermen , depart to check into your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6 - Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum You will be picked up approximatley 09:30 We will drive you to Derinkuyu underground city, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground cities in Cappadocia.Derinkuyu Underground city is 55 meters deep and 8 levels open to visitors, then visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7 - Cappadocia & Istanbul --- End of Tour After breakfast check out from the hotel.Transfer to Airport for your flight to Istanbul and take your international flight back home.
7 DAYS HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY GROUP TOUR Photos
Pick up airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk AirportDeparture transfer to Kayseri / Nevsehir AirportDomestic Flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul1 night hotel accommodation in Istanbul1 night hotel accommodation in Bursa1 night hotel accommodation in Kusadasi1 night hotel accommodation in Pamukkale2 nights hotel accommodation in Cappadocia7 breakfasts , 6 lunches and 6 dinnersGuided Istanbul City TourGuided Bursa city tourGuided Ephesus TourGuided Pamukkale TourGuided Konya TourGuided Cappadocia TourProfessional English speaking tour guideAll entrance fees mentioned in the itineraryTransportation in fully air-conditioned, non-smoking luxury busses
Tour Not Includes
International flightsInsurance: All typesTurkey entry visaItems of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundryAny others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
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