Day 1 : Arrival at Istanbul & City Tour
Today on arrival our Holidays At representative meet you and later assist to transfer for your hotel. After check-in formalities, proceed for your day tour to Istanbul.
Visit to Topkapi Palace The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Sultan Ahmed Mosque Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. 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 the lunch we will take you to the Grand Covered Bazaar in this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 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, transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul. (B, L, D)
St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
Day 2 : Istanbul - Gallipoli - Canakkale
Today early 06:30 Am we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Two hours later we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12:30 Pm and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battle fields. Visit Gaba tepe Museum. Start visiting the fields with Ari burnu Cemetery and ANZAC Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. After the tour drive back to your hotel.
Overnight in Canakkale. (B, L, D)
Day 3 : Canakkale - Troy - Pergamon - Kusadasi
Today morning after breakfast and check out form hotel, later drive to troy at 08:30 Am approx 30 minutes drive. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, 3 hour drive to Pergamon. Upon reaching have some lunch and later visit to Pergamon City. Pergamon is a famous city for its jewellery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewellery center for 30 minutes. Later drive forward to your next destination Kusadasi.
Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)
Day 4 : Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Pamukkale
Today after breakfast your journey start at 08:00 Am for your 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. In the afternoon enjoy your lunch at local restaurant. After the tour transfer to Pamukkale.
Overnight in Pamukkale. (B, L, D)
Day 5 : Pamukkale - Konya - Cappadocia
After breakfast proceed to Konya upon reaching meet your today guide. Later visit the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Islamic Sufi sect (Sufism is less an Islamic sect than a mystical way of approaching the Islamic faith. It has been defined as mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya tour move forward for Cappadocia.
Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, L, D)
Day 6 : Cappadocia and Goreme Open Air Museum Tour
Today approx 09:00 Am proceed to visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. In afternoon enjoy your lunch in restaurant at Avanos. Later proceed to visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia.
Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, L, D)
Day 7 : Cappadocia - Ankara City Tour - Istanbul
Today we start our tour at 8:00 Am for Ankara during the trip (4 hours distance). On the way, we will stop at Salt Lake, which it is a natural salt lake and the second biggest lake in Turkey. Arrival to Ankara around 12:30 Pm we take a little break for your lunch. After the lunch proceed for Visit to Ataturk Museum at the Ataturk Mausoleum. (Ataturk is the founder of the modern Turkey). Then move forward for Istanbul. We reached Istanbul around 19:00 Pm.
Overnight in Istanbul. (B, L, D)
Day 8 : Istanbul - End of the Tour
After breakfast and check out from the hotel, later transfer to the Istanbul Ataturk airport.
- 180 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
- 180 - 100 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
- 100 - 60 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
Cancellation charges per person
- 180 days or more before date of departure: 10% of total cost
- 179 - 100 days before date of departure: 35% of total cost
- 99 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
- 59 - 46 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost
- 45 - 0 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday
- We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
- Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
- We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
- If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
- If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
- In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
If you have a complaint
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