Discovery of Turkey - Thorugh an eye of a Local
Hot Air Ballooning in Capadocia
Detailed Itinerary of Turkey Tour 7 Day / 6 Night
B:Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner
Day 1 - Arrive Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul. Our driver will meet with you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel. Depands on your arrival time you may think to join Bosphorus Dinner Cruise!
Optional Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Entertainment
We will pick you up from Hotel at approximately 07:45 pm and transfer you to the Istanbul Kabatas Port from where your Dinner Cruise will commense.
You are in for a treat with our exciting dinner Cruise that presents you the beauty of Istanbul at night while cruising the Bosphorus. You will dine on a delicious assortment of authentic Turkish Cuisine, PLUS you enjoy an outstanding Turkish Night of entertainment which will feature traditional dances from the seven different regions of Turkey as well as an oriental belly-dance show. Your performance will include Ottoman dancers, Romany Gypsy Girls, belly dancers, and the Asuk Masuk comedy team, etc. This is a night you will not forget and one loved by ALL our customers who have attended previous cruises. Your dinner cruise ends at about midnight, at which time we will transfer you to the Hotel.(50Euro Per Person)
Day 2 - Jewels of Istanbul – Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
DOLMABAHÇE PALACE The Dolmabahçe Palace, a blend of various European architectural styles, was built between 1843 - 1856 by Karabet Balyan, the court architect of Sultan Abdulmecid. The three –storied palace built on a symmetrical plan has 285 rooms and 43 halls. The palace has survived intact with its original decorations, furniture and the silk carpets and curtains. Its surpasses all other palaces in the world in wealth and magnificence.
Across to Asia : Have this great experience cross from Eurpe to Asia by bus on Bosphorus Bridge.
ÇAMLICA (Asian) HILL, we climb a Bosphorus side hill by bus for a few which commands a magnificent view that embraces the Bosphorus and old Istanbul. one of 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, landscape in traditional style, as you sip your drinks in a cafeteria.
PIERRE LOTI HILL, The hill was named after the French novelist and noval officer Pierre Loti who visited Istanbul several times and stayed many years.
Fly over by Cable Car Enyoy the beautiful view from cable car all the way down to the hill.
CITY WALLS, The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.
BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the ANADOLU KAVAGI. You will meet with Black Sea.
THE RUMELI FORTRESS(FROM THE SEA) (NO INTERIOR VISIT)
Istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conquer took the city in 1453,but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.
BOSPHORUS BRIDGES Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE). You will see 3 bridges.
BEYLERBEYİ PALACE The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the HAREM on the ASIAN SIDE.
NOTE: Dolma Bahçe Palace Closed Every Monday !!!!!
Day 3 - Explore the Old City & Fly to Cappadocia – Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar. After the tour you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Cappadocia in Evening..
Upon your arrival we will transfer you to your hotel.
NOTE: Hagia Sophia Closed Every Monday – Topkapı Palace Closed Every Tuesday- Grand Bazaar Closed Every Sunday.!!
Day 4 - Explore Cappadocia – 31 OCTOBER 2019 - Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
Morning Pick up at 5 Am - For the Most Exotic and Sought After Balloon Ride in the World , We would drop you back to your hotel at Around 10 Am. Breakfast would be at the Ballooning Site
Post your Ride, Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided tour of Cappadocia, visiting Devrent Valley to see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to paşabag (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles.Drive to the city of Avanos .In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Göreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years.Lastly,before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar.
Day 5 - Explore Cappadocia & Fly to Antalya – 01 NOVEMBER 2019 - Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will again depart for a full day Cappadocia tour. Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley,and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Güllüdere valley. Then visit Çavuşin village.This village is famous for the houses and churches of the christian clegymen.After lunch Drive to the pigeon valley . In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early christians lived in fear and faith. You would be dropped to Airport for your Flight to Antalya in evening. Pick up and drop to your Hotel..
Day 6 – Antalya City Tour – 02 NOVEMBER 2019 - Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
Picking up from hotels around 09:30 am in the morning After Breakfast and drive west side of the city as first roundtrip tünektepe cable car ride will happen when we reach the top great view of mediterranean sea and city sight after that heading to düden waterfall will be visit almost one hour free time and lunch will be given at waterfall as last place karpuz kaldıran waterfall will be visited which is where river is falling to sea and 16:00 we will be back at our hotel.
Day 7 – Fly to Istanbul & Departure from Turkey – 03 NOVEMBER 2019 - B
Upon your flight time we will transfer you airport.You will fly to Istanbul.After arrive we will meet and transfer you hotel Recital.You could leave your bags .You would have Enough time for Shopping. Arranged time we will pick you from Recital hotel and transfer you airport .
Recital Hotel in Istanbul / Hotel located in old town / 1 Double Room
Selcuklu Evi Hotel in Cappadocia / Hotel located Urgup town / 1 Double Room
Tuana Hotel in Antalya / Hotel Loctaed city center /1 Double Room
Domestic Flight Info: ** 15 KG Check in Luggage & 8 KG Cabin Bag **
TK2020 20:25 PM 31 OCTOBER Istanbul to Cappadocia by Turkish Airlines
PC3503 17:30 AM 01 OCTOBER Cappadocia to Antalya by Pegasus Airlines
TK7521 07:45 AM 03 OCTOBER Antalya to Istanbul by Anadolujet Airlines
Regular Tours ( You will join small group tours and your transfers will be organized regularly.)
*** PLEASE NOTE *** The rates fluctuate according to availability of the flights. As a result we suggest you make your decision immediately so you can take advantage of the current available best prices.
What’s Included :
All accommodation at choise of selected 4*,boutique & cave hotels.
All sightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program.
Domestic flight tickets (may be operated by Turkish Airlines,Anadolu Jet,Atlas Global,Sun Express,Onur Airlines or Pegasus Airlines )
All tours with English speaking guidance licenced by Ministry of Culture and Tourism
All transport with new & AC vehicles
All airport transfer throughout the trip
All entrance & parking fees,ferry,tolls and petrol
All local taxes and insurances
All meals listed ( breakfast, lunches,)
What’s Not Included
International airfare to TURKEY
Drinks,visas,personal expenses,porters, tips
Meals not listed ( breakfasts, lunches, dinners )
As Mentioned in the Itinerary