TURKEY WITH SHORT FLIGHTS

6 Days / 5 Nights

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Mr. Ali Cakar

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Tour Rates

Superior Class Hotels

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 580 USD

170 USD

First Class Hotels

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 780 USD

230 USD

 

This tour is only available with at least 8 participants

                                       Tour and Tour Information are subject to change.

Day 1- Istanbul (D)

After clearing customs you will be met by your guide. There will be a short drive to hotel where there will be some time to rest and settle in. We will have a dinner at a nice local Turkish restaurant. Rest of the day at leisure. All dinners in Istanbul will be at nice local Turkish restaurants. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2- Istanbul - Cappadocia (B) (L) ( D )

Morning flight to Kayseri and drive to Cappadocia. Visit the 13th century caravanserai built by the Seljuk Turks on the Silk Road. Next, visit Kaymakli underground city. Huge refuge carved by early Christians. There are many underground cities in Cappadocia too. Within these soft rocks carved out as a means of defense against the enemy, interesting underground cities were formed, and all kinds of needs could be met in them. We will also visit the Valley of Fairy Chimneys, Village of Cavusin , Zelve Open-Air Museum and Urgup and Rose Valley to see the sunset. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 3- Cappadocia (B ) (L ) ( D )

Full day Cappadocia visit, including Goreme Open Air Museum, Avanos the pottery making town. Explore one of the oldest settlements of the region - Goreme. The chimney-like, rock formations that spread throughout Cappadocia's rugged landscape are as fantastic as man's accomplishments within its stone. Visit the Byzantine churches of Goreme carved into the cliffs and caves with colorful frescoes dating to the 7th century. Originally, there was a church for every day of the year. Learn how the colorful kilims (carpets) that echo the earth tones of the region are made during a demonstration by local weavers and a photo stop at the ancient natural citadel of Uchisar. Turn back to hotel.

Day 4- Ankara - Ephesus - Kusadasi (B) (L ) ( D )

After breakfast transfer to Ankara airport. Fly to Izmir. A full day to explore Ephesus, capital of Roman Asia Minor, and a jewel in Turkey’s archaeological crown. It is here where history comes truly alive. Walking towards the ancient harbor, down a marble road rutted by the wheels of countless chariots, you pass architectural masterpieces like the Library of Celsius, Heracletes Gate, many marble columns, before arriving at the Great Amphitheater where silversmith Demetrius and his friends started a riot against St. Paul, finally we will end up at the Ephesus Museum. In the afternoon visit the nearby Basilica of St. John and the Virgin Mary’s stone cottage, where she is believed to have spent her last days. Lunch in Selcuk. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5- Izmir - Istanbul (B ) (L ) ( D )

Transfer to Izmir airport. Morning flight to Istanbul. Discover the classical highlights of Istanbul:  Roman Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Saint Sophia. The Basilica or St. Sophia, now called the Ayasofya Museum is unquestionably one of the finest buildings of all time. Built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century. You will also visit the Topkapi palace, which like the others, is formed by many smaller palaces and apartments. You are free to explore the labyrinth tunnels of the Grand Bazaar. One could visit Istanbul for the shopping alone. The Grand Bazaar, in the old city is the logical place to start. This labyrinth of streets and passages houses more than 4,000 shops.  The names recall the days when each trade had its own quarter: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers' street, and the street of the skullcap makers. Still the commercial center of the old city, the bazaar is the original shopping mall with something to suit every taste and pocket. Turn back to hotel. Dinner and  overnight in Istanbul.

Day 6- Istanbul (B ) (L )

Bosphorus cruise. A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia.The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks. Lunch by the sea. Free time in Istanbul.

Day 7- Istanbul (B )

Free time in Istanbul. Transfer to airport. End of tour.

What is Included:  

What is not Included:

  • 6 nights accomodation in hotels,plus one night in camp.

  • All domestic flight/s mentioned on the itinerary.

  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) .

  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Professional guidance on each activity.

  • Comprehensive sightseeing as specified in the itinerary.

  • Local taxes & service charges.

  • Luggage and Port rage tips.

  • Entry fees to sites and museums.

  • Tips to restaurants and hotels.

  • Travel documents kit.

  • International flights.

  • Tips to bus driver & tour guide.

  • Expenses of personal nature such as beverages, laundry, phone calls at the hotels.

  • All services which are not specifically mentioned.

  • Airport taxes or visa fees.

City First Class Hotel Deluxe Hotel
Istanbul
Cappadocia
Izmir