8 DAYS HIGHLIGHT EMITT PRE TOUR TURKEY ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day - 18 January 2017
Welcome to Turkey! Meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Early check
in is subject to hotels room availabilirt and usually check in time is after
14:00 hrs. 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 2 - Istanbul City Tour & Flight to Izmir / Transfer to Kusadasi - 19 January
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Pick up at 08:30am 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. Afternoon depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic
flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 - Kusadasi - Ephesus & Turkish Village Sirince Tour - 20 January 2017
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
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. Sirince's
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
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 - Kusadasi to Pamukkale Tour - 21 January 2017
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
At 08:00 hrs we depart for Pamukkale. We will arrive 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
Overnight in Pamukkale
Day 5 - Pamukkale to Antalya and Old City Tour - 22 January 2017
(Breakfast Lunch and Dinner included)
After breakfast, we will depart for Antalya, it takes approximately 3,5 hours
and upon arrival you will continue to visit; Antalya old City ( Kaleiçi )
Marina, Clock Tower, Hadrian's Gate, Broken Minaret, Hidirlik Tower:
Kaleici is a small historic part of Antalyas modern city, also known as the Old
City of Antalya. In history it was once the sprawling modern Roman town, then
the Byzantine Empire, then Seljuks, and finally the Ottoman Turkishtown. The
Hadrian's Gate (or Hadrianus Gate or The Three Gates is a triumphal arch which
was built in the name of the Roman emperor Hadrian. Antalya's broken wonder is
the Broken Minaret of the Korkut Mosque, which itself was built originally as a
Roman temple in the 2nd century AD, and thus did not have a minaret at all.
Hidirlik Tower is a landmark tower of tawny stone in Antalya, Turkey, where
Kaleiçi meets Karaalioglu Park. It is believed to be built in Hellenistic era on
a square plan and later turned into circular tower in 2nd century AD and was
either used as a fortification or a lighthouse in the past. After tour ending,
check in to the hotel and rest of day is yours. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 6 - Antalya to Cappadocia by flight - 23 January 2017
(Breakfast, Dinner included)
After breakfast, check out and free time till departure. Then we depart to
Antalya airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival, transfer
from airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia.
Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7 - Cappadocia Tour - 24 January 2017
(Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)
Today we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the
geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these
formations phallic like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country
Katpatuka, (as the Persians called her) is an unbelievable strip of land,
enchanting and mysterious. Cappadocia region is also famous for its arts,
including ceramic and carpets. You will be picked up approximately 09:30 from
your hotel to join our regular tour. Tour starts with 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 wine shop 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. Dinner and overnight Cappadocia.
Day 8 - Cappadocia to Istanbul by flight - 25 January 2017
After breakfast, you will have free time till departure. Than we depart to
airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul. 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.
8 DAYS HIGHLIGHT EMITT PRE TOUR TURKEY INCLUDES:
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- All Airport transfer mentioned inside the Itinerary
- Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
- Domestic flight from Antalya to Cappadocia
- Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
- 1 night hotel in Istanbul
- 2 nights hotel in Kusadasi
- 1 night hotel in Pamukkale
- 1 night hotel in Antalya
- 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia
- 7 open buffet breakfasts at hotels
- 4 local lunches at restaurants during to tours
- 6 local dinners at the hotels
- Guided Istanbul city tour
- Guided Ephesus tour
- Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting
- Guided Pamukkale tour
- Guided Antalya Old City tour
- Guided Cappadocia Tour
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
- Professional English - speaking tour guides
- 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
Please Note: Hagia Sophia is open on every day, Topkapi Palace closed on tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on sundays.
8 DAYS HIGHLIGHT EMITT PRE TOUR TURKEY
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