Istanbul – Ankara – Cappadoccia – Pamukkale –Kusadasi –  Istanbul

GUARANTEED FRIDAY DEPARTURE LAND TOUR  / 7 Days – 6 Nights

 

Day 1

Friday

 

 

Istanbul

Following our arrival in Istanbul we are met at the airport and transferred to our hotel for overnight stay.

 

 

Day 2

Saturday

(B-L)

 

 

Istanbul

After breakfast we set off on a full day of sightseeing in Istanbul. We will start with a visit to the renewed Sultanahmet Mosque, known popularly as The Blue Mosque an incredibly beautiful mosque known for its blue Iznik (Nicaea) tiles are unique for the fact that it has six minarets. We continue on to the Hippodrome once the vast arena that functioned as the heart of sporting (chariots races and athletics) events and political activities of the old city. From here we go to the nearby Hagia Sophia the Church of Divine Wisdom. Ranking as one of the greatest marvels of world architecture, this awe-inspiring building was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Byzantine Emperor Justinian. After lunch our next visit will be Topkapi Palace which for more than 400 years was the imperial residence of the Ottoman Sultans; now home to the priceless collections porcelain, jewelry, calligraphy and many masterpieces of art. The tour will end with the visit to the Grand Bazaar, the vast and legendary covered market that is the biggest souk in the world with nearly 4000 shops of antiques, jewelry and carpets. Return to hotel.

 

Day 3

Sunday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Istanbul / Ankara / Cappadocia

Tour starts in the morning from the Hotel or from the airport by flight TK2108 08:00-09:20 (or similar). Visit the Hittite Museum and Mausoleum of Atatürk. After lunch drive to Cappadocia. Dinner & overnight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 4

Monday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Cappadocia

Breakfast at the hotel, morning visit to the Underground city of Özkonak & Citadel of Uçhisar. After lunch continue with the valley of “Göreme” & Open air museum. The last sites will be Pasabağ Valley and Avanos. Return to hotel for dinner & overnight

 

Day 5

Tuesday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Cappadocia / Konya / Pamukkale

Early departure for Konya. On the way visit the 13 th century Seljukian caravanserai “Sultanhan”. The next stop will be Konya which is famous with Mevlana Museum and the Theological Scholl of Whirling Dervishes. Lunch enroute, drive to Pamukkale. Upon arrival dinner.

 

 

Day 6

Wednesday

(B-L)

 

 

Pamukkale / Kusadasi / Istanbul

Breakfast and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Drive to Meryemana and visit House of Virgin Mary. After lunch Continue to Ephesus, the Romen Capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the Temple of Hadrian, the magnificient library, Agora and fantastic greco-roman theatre. Drive to  Izmir ADB Airport for our departure flight back to Istanbul. Flight by TK 2337 22:00-23:20. Arrive to Istanbul, we drive to our hotel in Istanbul.

 

 

Day 7

Thursday

(B)

 

 

Istanbul

After breakfast, we drive to Istanbul Airport for our departure flight back home.

 

 

B = Breakfast                      L = Lunch                             D = Dinner

 

***2022 RATES ARE COMING SOON***

Note – The visits are English guided and the group is constitute with English speaking participants from all over the world.

Note – it is possible to make the reservation for a  mini-group with only your friends and family!

 

 

INCLUDING:

  • Hotel Accommodation at below suggested hotels or similar
  • Sightseeing as per above itinerary
  • Daily meals where indicated. ( Drinks are not included during the Dinners)
  • Transportation by A/C deluxe vehicle
  • English speaking professional tour guide
  • All entry fees to the sites & museums
  • Tips to the hotel and restaurant staff
  • Service charges & local taxes
  • Domestic Flight tickets:

TK 2108 / Istanbul – Ankara / 08:00-09:20

TK 2337 / Izmir – Istanbul / 22:00 – 23:20

 

EXCLUDING:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional Hot Air Balloon ($) depending on the weather – please book it with us at reservation
  • Drinks and meals which are not listed at the itinerary
  • All personal expenses
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver.
  • Turkish Visa approx 60 USD

 

SUGGESTED HOTELS  

 

 

 

 CITY HOTELS  (similar to 4*)
Istanbul Clarion Golden Horn or similar,
Cappadocia Perissia Hotel, or similar
Pamukkale Hierapark Hotel, or similar,

 Reservation conditions :  

1st deposit at reservation : $300 per person for domestic flights

Second payment or final payment :  50 days prior to departure

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease anytime. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment.

Istanbul – Ankara – Cappadoccia –Konya-  Pamukkale –Kusadasi –Pergamone – Canakkale- Istanbul

 

Guaranteed Friday departure Land tour  9 Days / 8 nights 

 

 

Day 1

Friday

(D)

 

Istanbul

Following our arrival in Istanbul we are met at the airport and transferred to our hotel for overnight stay.

 

 

 

Day 2

Saturday

(B-L)

 

 

Istanbul

After breakfast we set off on a full day of sightseeing in Istanbul. We will start with a visit to the renewed Sultanahmet Mosque, known popularly as The Blue Mosque an incredibly beautiful mosque known for its blue Iznik (Nicaea) tiles are unique for the fact that it has six minarets. We continue on to the Hippodrome once the vast arena that functioned as the heart of sporting (chariots races and athletics) events and political activities of the old city. From here we go to the nearby Hagia Sophia the Church of Divine Wisdom. Ranking as one of the greatest marvels of world architecture, this awe-inspiring building was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Byzantine Emperor Justinian. After lunch our next visit will be Topkapi Palace which for more than 400 years was the imperial residence of the Ottoman Sultans; now home to the priceless collections porcelain, jewelry, calligraphy and many masterpieces of art. The tour will end with the visit to the Grand Bazaar, the vast and legendary covered market that is the biggest souk in the world with nearly 4000 shops of antiques, jewelry and carpets.

 

 

Day 3

Sunday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Istanbul / Ankara / Cappadocia

Tour starts in the morning from the Hotel or from the airport by flight TK2108 08:00-09:20. Visit the Hittite Museum and Mausoleum of Atatürk. After lunch drive to Cappadocia. Dinner & overnight

 

 

 

Day 4

Monday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Cappadocia

Breakfast at the hotel, morning visit to the Underground city of Özkonak & Citadel of Uçhisar. After lunch continue with the valley of “Göreme” & Open air museum. The last sites will be Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Return to hotel for dinner & overnight

 

 

Day 5

Tuesday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Cappadocia / Konya / Pamukkale

Early departure for Konya. On the way visit the 13 th century Seljukian caravanserai “Sultanhan”. The next stop will be Konya which is famous with Mevlana Museum and the Theological Scholl of Whirling Dervishes. Lunch en route, drive to Pamukkale. Upon arrival dinner and overnight.

 

 

Day 6

Wednesday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Pamukkale / Kusadasi

Breakfast and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Drive to Meryemana and visit House of Virgin Mary. After lunch Continue to Ephesus, the Romen Capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the Temple of Hadrian, the magnificient library, Agora and fantastic greco-roman theatre. Dinner and overnight.

 

 

Day 7

Thursday

(B-L-D)

 

 

Kusadasi / Pergamon / Canakkale

Early departure for Pergamum. After lunch visits of Asklepion . Continue for Troy. The legendary town in the iliad of Homeros, visit the Athena temple. Drive to Çanakkale. Dinner and overnight

 

Day 8

Friday

(B)

 

 

Canakkale / Istanbul

After breakfast cross the strait by ferry and drive to İstanbul along the shores of Marmara sea.  Arrive to Istanbul, we transferred to our hotel in Istanbul.

 

Day 9

Saturday

(B)

 

 

Istanbul

After breakfast, we drive to Istanbul Airport for our departure flight back home.

 B = Breakfast                      L = Lunch                             D = Dinner

 

 

Note – The visits are English guided and the group is constitute with English speaking participants from all over the world.

Note – It is possible to make the reservation for a mini-group with only your friends and family!

Reservation conditions:  

1st deposit at reservation: $300 per person for domestic flights

Second payment or final payment:  50 days prior to departure

***2022 RATES ARE COMING SOON**

INCLUDING:

  • Hotel Accommodation at below suggested hotels or similar
  • Domestic flight TK 2108 / Istanbul – Ankara / 08:00-09:20 (or similar)
  • Sightseeing as per above itinerary
  • Daily meals where indicated. ( Drinks are not included during the Dinners )
  • Transportation by A/C deluxe vehicle
  • English speaking professional tour guide
  • All entry fees to the sites & museums
  • Tips to the hotel and restaurant staff
  • Service charges & local taxes

 

EXCLUDING:

  • International flights tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional Hot Air Balloon ($) depending on the weather – please book it with us at reservation
  • Drinks and meals which are not listed at the itinerary
  • All personal expenses
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver.
  • Turkish Visa approx 60 USD

 

SUGGESTED HOTELS

 

 

 CITY HOTELS  ( similar 4* )
Istanbul Tryp by Wyndham Topkapi, or similar
Cappadocia Perissia Hotel, or similar
Pamukkale Hierapark Hotel, or similar,
Kusadasi Neopol Hotel Deluxe, or similar,
Canakkale MD Barbaros Hotel, or similar,

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease anytime. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment.

Our private tours 

Travel to Turkey with your  family and/or  your friends !

 

 

Here are some itinerary ideas ,

but remember that we can alway create an A la carte itinerary

to suit all your needs , budgets and  expectations. 

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