Turkish Delight Tour
Start City : Cappadocia, Cappadocia Hotels / Cappadocia Airport.
End City : Cappadocia, Cappadocia Hotels / Cappadocia Airport.
Scheduled / Operates on : Jan 1st 2018 - Dec 31st 2018: Daily
Tour Highlights : 12 days / 11 nights package program. Balloon tour is highly recommended in Cappadocia. Amazing landscape of Unesco World Heritage can be seen.
Turkish Delight Tour
Cultural Tours / Turkish Delight TourTurkish Delight Tour includes the sights of cultural heritage in Turkey. Thus Turkey tour starts in Istanbul and leads you through Istanbul and Cappadocia sightseeing, Pamukkale, Ankara and Ephesus in Kusadasi.
Turkish Delight Tour (12 Days/11 Nights) Cultural Tours Turkey
DAY 1- Depart for Istanbul
Arrive Istanbul, transfer to your hotel. Depending on your flight: dinner and overnight at the hotel or in the afternoon visit the Old City Walls of Istanbul. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2- Istanbul Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel, visit Suleymaniye Mosque, and the Blue Mosque. Later visit Hagia Sophia, originally a church and now a mosque, and the Byzantine Hippodrome and Topkapi Palace, the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans. Also see the Egyptian Spice Market - an old traditional market.
DAY 3- Istanbul to Canakkale
Drive along the sea of Marmara to the Gallipoli Peninsula, where so many Australians, New Zealanders and Allied Troops lost their lives in World War I. See Anzac Cove and visit Lone Pine Cemetery. Then cross the Dardanelles waterway by ferryboat to Canakkale.
DAY 4- Canakkale to Kusadasi
Visit the ruins of Troy and continue for the visit of ancient Pergamum, once a powerful city and the ruler of Asia Minor, continue to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 5- Kusadasi to Pamukkale
After breakfast, depart for St. Mary's House. Then drive to Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient cities in the world, continue onto Pamukkale for overnight stay. Enjoy a leisurely bath in the hotel’s mineral spa bath.
DAY 6- Pamukkale to Antalya
Start the day by visiting Pamukkale, the ‘cotton castle’. This amazing landscape was formed by the limestone laden water of the thermal springs. Later, visit the ruins of the ancient city, Hierapolis – a Roman health spa before continuing onto Antalya.
DAY 7- Antalya
Start the full day excursion to Perge, Side and Aspendos.
DAY 8- Antalya to Cappadocia
Through the Taurus Mountains, reach Konya - and visit the Convent of the Whirling Dervishes - before heading for Cappadocia.
DAY 9- Cappadocia Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel, start the sightseeing of Cappadocia. Visit Goreme, with its rock chapels and Byzantine frescoes, and the underground city of Kaymakli. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 10- Cappadocia to Ankara
After breakfast, depart for Ankara, the capital of the Turkish Republic. On route, visit the 13th century Seljuk Caravanserai of Agzikarahan. Upon arrival in Ankara, visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the father of modern Turkey. Then continue to Museum of Anatolian Civilizations before driving for the hotel.
DAY 11- Ankara to Istanbul
Depart for Istanbul and arrive early afternoon. Visit the Grand Bazaar and to shop in this ancient market place. In the evening join the Turkish night.
DAY 12- Depart Istanbul
Transfer to airport for the flight home.
(includes dinner, unlimited drinks, animation, Turkish night shows). INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
- Hotel accommodation in superior tourist class hotels.
- Accommodation based on twin with private facilities.
- Continental breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and course dinners (D) as per the itineraries.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers.
- Modern air conditioned coach with reclining seats.
- Welcome drink.
- Hotel tips, local taxes and service charges.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
- Travel insurance.
- Any item of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls etc.
- Passport & Visa Costs.
- Airport taxes.
- Any items not mentioned in above-mentioned itinerary.