POTTERY & TILES

13 Days / 12 Nights

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Mr. Ali Cakar

+90 212 254 15 21

tours@visitturkeynow.com

Tour Rates

MAY JUNE - OCTOBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 1600 USD

150 USD

JULY - AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 1700 USD

170 USD

This tour is only available with at least 8 participants.

                                                     Tour and Tour Information are subject to change.

Day 1 - Istanbul ( L D )

The tour starts at 8:30 AM at the lobby of the Hotel Ayasofya in Istanbul. Visit Cistern, Turkish Islamic Art Museum, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Covered Bazaar. Dinner at Rami Resturant.

Day 2 - Istanbul  ( B L D )

Visit the Blue Mosque, Chora Church, private cruise on the Bosphorus, Sadberk Hanim Museum. Dinner at a fish resturant in the fascinating Kumkapi section of Istanbul. 

Day 3- Yalova Iznik - Bursa  ( B D )

Take ferry to Yalova. Drive to Bursa, the capital of silk production in Turkey. Visit Iznik that was the tile production center of the Ottoman's. Sightseeing in Bursa. Dinner and overnight in Bursa.

Day 4- Kutahya ( B - D)

Covered bazaar for silk in Bursa. Drive to Kutahya where we visit the famous tile center of Turkey. 

Day 5- Afyon - Ankara  ( B - L - D)

Drive to Ankara from Kutahya. On the way visit felt makers in Afyon. Dinner and overnight in Ankara.

Day 6 - Cappadocia  (B L D)

Visit Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara. Drive to Cappadocia. 

Day 7- Kayseri - Cappadocia  (B L - D)

We'll spend short time sightseeing in Cappadocia. Drive to Kayseri to visit one of the largest carpet co-operative establishments to see dyes, carpet washing, design making and many more processes required before and after carpet weaving. Visit carpet makers in their homes. Return to Cappadocia and see/buy the finished products (carpets) of this co-operative.

Day 8- Cappadocia (B)

Visit Goreme rock churches. After lunch visit local homes to see the dowery hope chests full of finished items of hand work such as laces, towel edges, table covers, bedspreads, socks and mittens (knitted and embroidered) Watch a presentation of traditional pottery making in Avanos. Visit spinners, old kilim shopping opportunity. 

Day 9- Konya (B L - D)

Visit an underground city. Drive to the town that is in the shade of two volcanoes. Visit a caravansari on the ancient silk road. At night "Ut" recital and a chance to enjoy a private embroidery collection of 150-200 year old items. More carpets. Overnight in Konya.

Day 10- Denizli - Pamukkale (B L D)

Visit the Mevlana Museum and Mosque. Drive over the rolling hills and mountains to Denizli. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 11- Aphrodisias - Kusadasi (B)

Visit the local workshops of pottery makers in Denizli, which is unique of its kind in this region. Drive to Aphrodisias, one of the most complete ancient sites in Turkey. On the way to Kusadasi, visit the pottery making village of Karacasu. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 12- Ephesus - Kusadasi (B L D)

Visit Ephesus, one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 13- Istanbul (B)

The tour is over after breakfast.

What is Included:  

What is not Included:

  • 12 nights accomodation in hotels.

  • 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 Deluxe Hotel
Istanbul
Bursa
Kutahya
Ankara
Cappadocia
Konya
Pamukkale
 Kusadasi