Arrive Istanbul, transfer to your hotel. Depending on your flight: dinner and overnight at the hotel or in the afternoon visit the Old City Walls of Istanbul. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. 12 days / 11 nights package program. Istanbul, Kayseri, Cappadocia, Konya, Antalya, Perge, Side, Fethiye, Kas, Gumuskesen, Miletos, Ephesus, Istanbul.
Shore excursions in Istanbul, Kayseri, Cappadocia, Konya, Antalya, Perge, Side, Fethiye, Kas, Gumuskesen, Miletos, Ancient City Ephesus.
Around Turkey Tour
Day 1: Istanbul: Arrive Istanbul, transfer to your hotel. Depending on your flight: dinner and overnight at the hotel or in the afternoon visit the Old City Walls of Istanbul. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Cappadocia: Depart Istanbul on a morning flight to Kayseri, for the visit of Cappadocia. Also visit the Kaymakli underground city. (B/D).
Day 3: Cappadocia: After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Goreme Valley, is an open-air museum with fairy chimneys, pyramids and sand castles. Visit Uchisar and lunch in Avanos; the afternoon is at your leisure. (B/D).
Day 4: Konya: Start the day at Sultanhani, considered to be the largest and the finest caravanserai in this part of the world. Continue to Konya where Mevlana lived and see Mevlana Museum (Tekke), where he is buried. (B/D).
Day 5: Antalya: Drive across the rugged Taurus Mountains and to the ancient site of Aspendos. See a finest example of classical Roman Amphitheater. (B/D).
Day 6: Antalya: Visit to Perge, after the breakfast at the hotel and continue for a visit to the Antalya Museum. Then head for the Side, was once an ancient harbor with magnificent theater. Dinner and overnight in Antalya. (B/D).
Day 7: Fethiye: After breakfast, depart for ancient city Myra now called Demre or Kale and St. Nicholas. Continue to Kas for the lunch break. Then continue to Fethiye for the visit of Xanthos, one time Lycian capital. Dinner and overnight in Fethiye. (B/D).
Day 8: Kusadasi: Depart for the visit to Gumuskesen best preserved Roman Tomb in Turkey and drive for Miletos, was a great Ionian port as well as the birthplace of several philosophers and sages. Didyma, the Temple of Apollo was one of antiquities most sacred places, continue to Priene, was once most active ports of Ionian Federation. Dinner and over night in Kusadasi. (B/D).
Day 9: Kusadasi: After breakfast, drive for Ephesus. First visit to the Ephesus Museum, continue to visit the House of Virgin Mary, St. Pauls Basilica and the Ephesus to explore the ruins, including Celcus Library and the Arcadian Way, a grand street paved in marble. Return to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight. (B/D).
Day 10: Istanbul: Early flight to Istanbul to visit to one of the worlds greatest buildings, St Sophia. Next visit the Blue Mosque, built in the 17th century it takes its name from the thousands of Iznik tiles lining the walls. In the evening, join the Turkish Evening. (B/D).
Day 11: Istanbul: One of the most interesting sights in Istanbul is the former residence of the Sultans, the exotic Topkapi Palace. See the famous jewel-studded dagger, the unique Chinese porcelain collection, imperial costumes and the 86 carat Spoon maker’s Diamond. In the afternoon, experience the Grand Bazaar, a labyrinth of narrow streets and passages housing more than 4.000 shops. Meet this evening for a reception and farewell dinner. (B/D).
Day 12: Depart for home: Transfer to the airport for the flight home.
Around Turkey Tour are on V.I.P standarts and more reasonable than cruise company excursions rate, which are designed for the larger groups. Our driver and guide are never the same person, We are giving you a profesional tour guide and a profesional driver. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, No extra hidden charges.
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
-Transportation in a late model air-conditioned Mercedes Vito Minivan.
– 11 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner.
– Half Board, Breakfast and Dinner.
– Professional licensed in your language speaking tour guide throughout the tour.
-All entrance fees to the sights.
– Private air – conditioned non-smoking vehicle with the driver.
-parking fees and petrol costs.
-Transportation from Istanbul Airport or Izmir Airport, Istanbul Hotels.
-On the Minivan Water Services.
-Beverages served at lunch.
-Tips for guide and driver.