HONEYMOON IN TURKEY

13 Days / 12 Nights

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Mr. Ali Cakar

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Tour Rates

MAY – JUNE - OCTOBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 USD

JULY - AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 USD

A honeymoon should be the most memorable and idyllic trip of a lifetime, one you will remember for years to come. Turkey with its outstanding hotels, beautiful scenery and ancient sites offers you something out of the ordinary. In Istanbul imagine shopping together in the Grand Bazaar, buying copper pots and carpets for your new home, or sharing the pleasures of a Turkish bath. Picture yourselves visiting, alone or with your private guide, the most extraordinary of Greek, Roman, Hellenistic and Ottoman ruins along the beautiful Aegean. Cruise this same coastline on board your private gullet; the traditional hand carved wooden boats that now offer the ultimate in private cruising. Enjoy snorkeling, windsurfing, hiking on shore while your crew of three prepares the finest in Turkish cuisine.

Day 1 - Istanbul (B)

Arrive Istanbul where you will be met and whisked to your charming and very romantic hotel in the Sultanahmet section of old Istanbul. You may decide that this is the time to splurge and treat yourselves to the luxury of the Four Seasons or Ciragan Palace hotels - or opt for something a bit simpler.

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

Your private guide will provide you with a wonderful overview of the city. Discover the classical highlights of Istanbul:  Roman Hippodrome (where ancient chariot races were held, and then visit the world famous, Blue Mosque (unique with its 6 minarets, and famous for its blue Iznik tiles) 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. Topkapi Palace was an imperial Residence of Ottoman Sultans, with displays of priceless World-class collections of artifacts, jewelry and rare porcelain. 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.

Day 3- Istanbul  (B) (L ) (D )

Full day Bosphorus & Asia Tour; visit the Egyptian spice market, and then embark on a Bosphorus boat tour viewing the beauty of the European and Asian shorelines on either side. After lunch at a local fish restaurant, Beylerbeyi palace, The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian. Bosphorus bridge, Unique chance to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe). Camlica hill, the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style. Shopping possibility at bedesten exhibits the traditional silk weaving girls at the carpet weaving courses authorised by the Ministry of National Education Possibility to see jewellery, handicrafts center and leatherware show. Free time provided for shopping. You can take an optional tour to try a Turkish bath.

Day 4- Izmir – Ephesus - Izmir  (B) (D )

Take a short flight to Izmir, where you will be met by your personal guide Who will guide you  for 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. Enjoy dinner overlooking the sea or wander into town for a special dinner along the harbor front.

Day 5- Marmaris (B) (L ) (D )

Drive this morning down the coast to Marmaris, where you will board your private gulet for a weeklong cruise along the ruggedly beautiful Aegean coast. Lounge on deck, windsurf, snorkel, hike, and explore unknown ruins. Let your crew pamper you with the finest of Turkish cuisine.

Day 6-11 Yacht (B) (L ) (D )

Indulge yourselves in the beauty of your surroundings, your time together the solitude of quiet coves and the bustle of seaside towns as your private vessel makes its way along the pine covered coastline.

Day 12- Yacht (B)

Leave your idyllic yacht, fly back to Istanbul and enjoy one last night in this beautiful and enticing city.

Day 13- Istanbul (B)

End of the tour.. 

What is Included:  

What is not Included:

  • 6 nights accomodation in hotels,plus 6 nights on the boat.

  • 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 Hotels
Istanbul
Izmir
Boat