12 DAYS FAMILY TOUR TURKEY TOUR
Day 01 - Istanbul - Arrival Day Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk airport is 20 km away from city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from city center. Transfer from Ataturk airport to your hotel is included, if you arrive to Sabiha Gokcen airport please contact us for transfer rates.
Day 02 - Istanbul City Tour We depart at 08:30 for the Istanbul city tour. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, 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 and then we head to the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar) the air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice. The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy Istanbul in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 03 - Istanbul Vialand Tour After breakfast at 09:00 am we dapart for Vialand Tour. Vialand ,Turkeyâ€™s first modern theme park, is located in Eyup district in Istanbul. The complex is settled on 600.000 m2 with more than 50 attractions including a 110 km/h fast-launched rollercoaster, a water coaster combining a rollercoaster experience with a water ride, and a family coaster.
Other attractions contain a rapid river ride, drop tower, dark ride, and more. For the kids there is a carousel, playgrounds, mini-cars and 3D movies. The parkâ€™s theme reflects the daily life in old Istanbul and furthermore features a large shopping centre next to the park.
Vialand has been designed as different areas in order to serve to guests of all ages and choices. It also allows guests access easily to any variety of fun they want to join within the park. We will back to hotel around 16:30pm. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 04 - Istanbul to Izmir and Kusadasi Free Day until departure for your domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 05 - Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince 08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en - route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirinces construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all Orginal with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 06 - Kusadasi Aquapark Swim with Dolphins After breakfast at:10:00am visit Adaland, one of the coolest spots in Kusadasi. Adaland Aqua Park, Kusadasi is one of the best ten aqua parks of the world. This is also the largest and biggest aqua park of Europe. You will enjoy the thrills and spills of the heart thumping adrenaline rush in the most fascinating sun-washed water park ever created. Except Monday''s everyday after the shows you will have chance to swim with our two dolphins and a trainer. Some of the most popular rides of the Adaland Aqua Park, Kusadasi are Sidewinder, Red Phantom, Kamikaze, Racer, White Tiger, Big Tornado, Tarantula, Crazy River, Mini Tornado, Rainbow, Black Hole and Yellow Phyton. Also there are Wave Pool, Lazy River, Activity Pool, Trampoline, Jakuzzi, Ocean Pool, Kiddies Pool, Rafting and Trampolines of 1-3 meters. With Sidewinder, you can climb up and feel the thrill of a free fall. Plunge to drops at speeds up to 60 km/hour before coming to a splashing stop with Red Phantom. Kamikaze will throw you down through 52 meters before a splashdown. White Tiger offers free fall plunges bouncing you up and down. Come cool down in the largest and biggest aquapark of Europe ! Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 07 - Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour At 08:00 we depart for Pamukkale. We will check at the hotel around 12.00 and we have a lunch break until 13.30. 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. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 08 - Pamukkale to Bodrum by local bus After breakfast, transfer to coach station for Bodrum. It takes around 4 hours. Upon arrival, meet with our representative and proceed to hotel for check in. Rest of the day is yours. Dinner and overnight in Bodrum.
Day 09 - Bodrum Picnic Boat Trip A day at sea with lunch included and served on board. We set out at approx. 11:00am to cruise the turquoise seas of the Bodrum coastline. We will visit several of the most beautiful bays where you can swim and snorkel in crystal-clear water or simply relax in the mild breeze, enjoy the stunning views and perfect your suntan to the sound of the gently lapping waves. At the black island, half an hour from Bodrum, you can bath in the grotto where the warm mineral waters flowing out of the rocks are believed to beautify the complexion. Back on land at approx. 5:00pm.
Day 10 - Bodrum Jeep Safari Today After breakfast at 10:00 amTake a break from the crowded hotel pool or beach, avoid all the usual tourist sites, concentrate on an action packed day full of scenic beauty and fun.
Enjoy unspoilt scenery from vantage points known only by locals. A unique discovery of forgotten mountain villages, valleys beaches, and appreciate the freshness of the cool pine scented air in the forests. Spectacular landscapes lie hidden in valleys, some inhabited by tiny farming villages, where you will be taken back in time by their way of life. Our jeeps are 4 wheel drive, equipped with safety belts, and fully open for a panoramic view. You can drive to enjoy 4 wheel drive or be- driven by our qualified drivers to get closer look to the scenic beauty. Lunch will be served in an authentic restaurant beside the sea where you can also swim and sunbath. Back on land at approx. 5:00pm.
Day 11 - Bodrum Free Day The day is yours. You dont have to wake up early, enjoy the sunshine and take in the views and natural magnificent beach & clear sea and explore the city, shop in the local markets, relax on the beach or enjoy one of the many day trips you have to choose from. These include Aqua Park, scuba diving, fishing tour and many more. Overnight in Bodrum.
Day 12 - Bodrum to Istanbul - End of Tour After breakfast depart for airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
12 DAYS FAMILY TOUR TURKEY TOUR Photos
• Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk airport
• Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
• Domestic flight from Bodrum to Istanbul
• 3 nights hotel in Istanbul
• 3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
• 1 night hotel in Pamukkale
• 4 night hotel in Bodrum
• 11 open buffet breakfasts
• 9 local dinners at hotels
• Guided Istanbul city tour
• Vialand Tour Istanbul
• Guided Ephesus tour
• Guided Turkish village tour
• Aqua Park Kusadasi
• Picknic boat Cruise Bodrum
• Jeep Safari in Bodrum
• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
• Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
• Professional English - speaking tour guides
• Return airport transfer
Tour Not Includes
• International flights
• Insurance: All types
• Turkey entry visa
• Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
• Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
Welcome to Turkey! If you are looking for something special and want to visit the best Family Vacation in Turkey, then look no further. The best Family Holiday in Turkey, including Istanbul - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Sirince Village â€“ Pamukkale - Bodrum â€“ Istanbul. This an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. There are no long bus rides just domestic flights getting you to your destination comfortable and relaxed. By booking that tour, you will be able to see Istanbul and Aegean Region. An Ideal tour for these who loves Vialand tour, Aquapark Swim with Dolphins, Picnic Boat Trip, Jeep Safari, history, culture, sea, sand and parties for their holiday in Turkey! You also have the opportunity to visit Greece from Bodrum, Kusadasi.