Best Of Turkey

Best Of Turkey

Program Itinerary:

Arrival to Istanbul

Upon arrival to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, you’ll be met with our representative, who will transfer you by A/C vehicle to your hotel for check in, rest and refresh. Remainder of the day is free at leisure, so you can explore the wonderful city of Istanbul by night. Finally, you will get back to your hotel for overnight. [No Meals]

Istanbul City Tour

Breakfast at your hotel. After that, we will pick you up from the hotel at (08:30 AM) for Istanbul city tour. Your awesome tour starts with ST. SOPHIA, which was built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century. Then you will proceed to visit TOPKAPI PALACE, which is considered to be as the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Enjoy your tour to SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE, Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet. It is also known as (the Blue Mosque) because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Continue your tour to visit HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00 PM. After lunch, we will take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR, In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4, 000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand-painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx – ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, you will get back to your hotel for overnight. [Breakfast]

Gallipoli Tour & Canakkale

Breakfast at your hotel. At 07:30 AM, we will depart for Gallipoli in order to visit the battle fields. Two hours later we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We will arrive to Gallipoli around 12:00 AM and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battle fields. Visit GABATEPE MUSEUM. Start visiting the fields with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugge’s Plateau. After the tour, we will drive to your hotel in Canakkale and overnight. [Breakfast]

Troy Tour, Pergamon & Kusadasi

Breakfast at your hotel. After that, we will drive for 30 minutes to Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, we will drive for 03 hour to Pergamon. Lunch break around 13:00 PM, and then we will proceed for tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political center at that times. Bergamon is a famous city for its jewellery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewellery center for 30 minutes. Arrival to Kusadasi around 18:00 PM, and proceed to your hotel there for check in and overnight. [Breakfast]

Kusadasi, Ephesus Tour & Turkish Village Sirince

Breakfast at your hotel. We will pick you up at 08:30 AM for a fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00 PM. After lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving center. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirinces construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey – especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. Finally, you will return to your hotel in Kusadasi for overnight. [Breakfast]

Pamukkale Tour & Overnight

Check out after breakfast. At 08:30 we will depart for Pamukkale. Arrival to your hotel there for check in, rest and refresh. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Finally, you’ll get back to your hotel in Pamukkale for overnight. [Breakfast]

Antalya Old City Tour

Check out after breakfast. Later on, we will drive towards Antalya. After 02 hours, we will have coffee break, then, we will continue driving. Arrive to Antalya and enjoy lunch break around 13:30 PM. After lunch, you will proceed to visit The Old city Kaleici, Clock Tower and Alexander the Great gate. After the tour, you’ll return to your hotel for overnight. [Breakfast]

Antalya Old City Tour

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you’ll be met with our Tour Manager, who will transfer you by Private A/C modern Mercedes-Benz Limousine to Athens Int. Airport for departure. [Breakfast]

Tour Details

08 Days / 07 Nights
US $1025.00 per person

Availability

From 01 May 2016

To 30 September 2016

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Package Includes:

Assistance by our representatives upon arrival and departure.

02 nights’ accommodation at 4* hotel in Istanbul – based on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

01 night’s accommodation at 4* hotel in Canakkale – based on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

02 nights’ accommodation at 4* hotel in Kusadasi – based on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

01 night’s accommodation at 4* hotel in Pamukkale – based on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

01 night’s accommodation at 4* hotel in Antalya – based on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

Sharing Professional (English-speaking) tour guide in all the indicated historical/touristic sites.

Entrance fees to all the indicated historical sites (as per the attached program).

Transportation in a fully A/C, non-smoking coach with licensed drivers.

Excludes

Entry visa to Turkey.

International flight tickets.

All types of insurance (travel, medical, etc…).

All personal expenses like laundry etc.

Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc…

Any optional tours may require.