DREAM HONEYMOON in TURKEY 10 days / 9 Nights


Destination: Turkey

 

DREAM HONEYMOON in TURKEY
Adventurous and Romantic
10 days / 9 Nights
Istanbul (2) – Cappadocia (2) – Kusadasi (2) – Pamukkale – Antalya (3) - Istanbul

 



Package Price:
from 1,148 USD/person                                  



Inclusions

Breakfast 
Lunch (All Lunches during Full day Tours) 
English Speaking Guide 
Entrance fees/Museum charges 
Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges 
Sightseeing / Tours / Excursions (as per itinerary) 
Transfers (Private transfers in VIP AC Cars 
Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Istanbul 
Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Cappadocia 
Private airport-hotel transfers in Izmir 
Tour Transfers-AC Non-smoking special tour bus-seat in coach 
Intercity transfers from Pamukkale to Antalya)

Regular SIC tours (Tours and Excursions as per itinerary 
1 Full day Tours of Old City Istanbul and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul 
1 Full day Tour of Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace 
1 Full day Tour of Underground city and Ihlara Valley 
1 Full day Tour in Cappadocia and Goreme Open Air Museum 
1 Full day Tour in Kusadasi (Ephesus) 
1 Full day Tour Pamukkale (Hierapolis) 
1 Full day Rafting and Canyoning at Koprulu Canyon in Antalya

Airport Transfer : Arrival
Private airport-hotel transfers in Istanbul
Private airport-hotel transfers in Cappadocia
Private airport-hotel transfers in Izmir (Kusadasi)

Airport Transfer : Departure
Private hotel-airport transfers in Istanbul
Private hotel-airport transfers in Cappadocia
Private hotel-airport transfers in Antalya 

Other Inclusions
Domestic Flights included
Hotel Accommodation at 4* hotels, breakfast included
Pickup and drop off hotels in tours and excursions

 

Exclusions

International Flights
Lunches and Dinners (not indicated in the itinerary)
Visa
Private Tours
Other Exclusions
Personal expenses, extra expenses at the hotels
Drinks with meals
Tips and gratuities for guides and drivers

Extra tours
Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night 75 USD/adult
Balloon Tour in Cappadocia (extra) 135 USD (adult), 85 USD ( child)
Full day tour of Demre, Myra and the Sunken City of Kekova 75 USD/adult 



Day 1 : ISTANBUL ( Inbound international flight to Istanbul) ( Extra- Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night)

Arrive Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Following the passport control and customs, meet and greet at the airport by our representative. Private transfer to your hotel with VIP AC car. Free rest of the day.
In the evening you may join an extra Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night- Watching one of the best silhouettes in the world with Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and the Leander' s Tower will be your exceptional experience to enjoy this imperial elegance and the unique panoramic view of the Bosphorus waterway which brings the two continents Europe and Asia, face to face…Dinner with a rich variety of specialties from the Turkish and international cuisine including unlimited local drinks on board of a Bosphorus yacht. Belly Dancers and Folklore Show will accompany your dinner program of unforgettable Bosphorus Cruise. Overnight at your hotel

Day 2 : ISTANBUL ( Full day Old City Tour of Istanbul and Topkapi Palace) (B,L)
Following breakfast drive to the Old City to visit the Hippodrome, The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. Continue with the Blue Mosque, famous for its delicate blue ceramic tiles and then Saint Sophia (Aya Sofya) ,primarily a church – turned mosque – turned museum, which takes the breath away with the sheer architectural size of its interior and magnificent dome. Next visit the spectacular Topkapi Palace. Built on one of the seven hills of Istanbul, this huge complex commands views of the Sea of Marmara, The Bosporus and the Golden Horn. It was the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire for many centuries (1453-1852) and see the extravagant Treasury, the priceless Chinese porcelain. Today, exploration of Istanbul's treasures concludes with a visit to the bustling Grand Bazaar( Covered bazaar - Kapalicarsi), with its more than 4000 shops and stalls. Enjoy shopping for almost anything (jewelry, carpets, textile, garments, spices, souvenirs, etc.). If time permits continue with the visit to the Suleymaniye Mosque, built by master architect Sinan during the reign of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, the Lawgiver. Transfer to your hotel and overnight

Day 3 : ISTANBUL (Full day Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace ) (Domestic Flight to Cappadocia) / KAYSERİ / CAPPADOCIA (B,L)
After breakfast, our full day excursions will start with the Golden Horn and the Spice Bazaar, mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers, etc. followed by a memorable boat trip on the Bosphorus, the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residents and luxurious apartments. While passing by vision the Imperial Gardens of Yildiz Palace, Ciragan Palace and Beylerbeyi Palace from the sea. Disembark at Rumeli Fortress (no interior visit), where you will have a lunch. Afternoon visits will start with the beautiful Dolmabahce Palace, built in Turkish Renaissance style between 1843 and 1856 containing 285 rooms, four grand salons, six galleries and six baths. Then, drive through the Bosphorus Bridge and pass between continents from Europe to Asia . See Istanbul from Camlica Hill exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus. Return to hotel and meet your transferman at your hotel and transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Domestic Flights Terminal for your late afternoon flight to Kayseri. Fly to Kayseri with Turkish Airlines. Arrive Kayseri and meet your transferman at the airport. Private transfer to Cappadocia to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4 : CAPPADOCIA (Full day tour of Underground City and Ihlara Valley) (B,L)
After breakfast with the visits to underground city of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu which are refuges carved out in the early Christian Era as safe-heavens from persecutors. Then continue with the Ihlara Valley, famous for its churches decorated with frescoes with a unique style and furthermore its landscape of the canyon... The next visit will be to Avanos which is world famous with pottery making.

Day 5 : CAPPADOCIA (Extra Balloon Tour ) ( Full day Excursions in Cappadocia , Uchisar , Goreme Open Air Museums Tour) / KAYSERI ( Domestic Flight to Izmir) / IZMIR / KUSADASI (B,L)
If interested, an Extra Balloon tour will be the start of your day in Cappadocia. A very early wake up for your balloon tour before sunrise. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the take off site. Snacks and beverage service before the flight. Charmed with incredible panoramic views of the Cappadocia, the stunning volcanic rock formations as you fly up approximately 500-1000m. above the ground. The flight takes between 45-65 minutes. Receive your flight certificate after landing. Transfer to your hotel.

Your daily program starts after breakfast with a full day tour of Cappadocia where the sights of the Fairy Chimneys are phenomenal especially when seen for the first time. The natural wonder of Cappadocia is a result of volcanic deposits being eroded away by wind and water over millions of years. These soft rocks were hollowed out by early Christians and used as secret dwellings as they were being sought first by their Roman and later by Byzantine persecutors. We will also visit many churches that have been decorated with vivid frescoes which have withstood the corrosive effects of time. The excursions will start with the natural citadel of Uchisar which will enable you to get a panoramic view of the region. And then the Goreme Valley which is the highlight of the day. This valley houses, the Goreme Open Air Museum with its churches hewn out of rock and the colorful frescoes which decorate them. The next stop is Zelve and the caves of this ancient village continuing with the Cavusin Village. Transfer to Kayseri airport for your flight to Izmir. Arrive Izmir Airport and meet by our transferman. Private transfer to Kusadasi to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 6 : KUSADASI / SELCUK (Full day Ephesus Tour and House of Virgin Mary) / KUSADASI (B,L)
After breakfast drive to Kusadasi (Selcuk) for a full day excursions to town of Selcuk and ancient city of Ephesus. First visit the Basilica of St. John, who came here with the Virgin Mary and wrote his Gospel. To the southwest of the Basilica stands the Isa Bey Mosque and further in the same direction Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world. Ephesus was undoubtedly one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world. Impressive structures we will see include the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. We will also visit the Museum of Selcuk. Close by is the House of the Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent her last years. On August 18th, 1961. Pope John XXII proclaimed the House of Virgin Mary at Ephesus to be sacred. You will have a chance to take some of Holy Water from the Sacred Spring.... Transfer to Kusadasi, a very popular resort town on the Aegean Sea. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 7 : KUSADASI / DENIZLI / PAMUKKALE ( Tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis) (Drive to Antalya)/ ANTALYA (B.L)
Following the breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and drive to Denizli (Pamukkale). Arrive Pamukkale and start with the Tour of Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) where thermal spring waters laden with calcareous salts running off the plateau edge have formed dazzling white travertine cliffs. Continue with the tour of Hierapolis where the Romans founded a therapy center. We will drive to Pamukkale and visit Hierapolis after Karahayit. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinus Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater and Antique Pool. Lunch at a local restaurant. Later we will take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. The thermal resort founded by a Pergamene king in 190 B.C and greatly enlarged and embellished by the Romans. Free time for about 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale. Then meet with the guide, start walking in the middle of travertine from up to down without shoes and socks. Following the excursions meet your transferman and drive to Antalya. Arrive Antalya to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 8 : ANTALYA ( Free day at Leisure) or (Extra- Full day tour of Demre, Myra and the Sunken City of Kekova ) (B,L)
After a leisurely breakfast have a full day free for your own interests. You may go swimming and enjoy the turquoise waters of Mediterranean. After the beach you may stroll around in the city to see the highlights of the old town and enjoy a lunch in a local restaurant. Return hotel and overnight.

OR
Following the breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel. You will enjoy an extra full day tour including a boat trip in Kekova & Kekova Sunken City, Lycian Necropolis in Myra Ancient City of Myra, St. Nicholas Church in Demre (This tour will open to you the pages of Anatolian history while visiting an ancient city in Myra, the church of St. Nicholas in Demre and sunken city in Kekova). All these ancient places are situated in present Antalya province. Starting with the fascinating boat trip in Kekova sunken city, destroyed by an earthquake during the 2nd century, you’ll visit an ancient Greek amphitheater and the rock-cut tombs of the Lycian necropolis in Myra. Our tour finishes in Demre city which is very famous all over the world like a place of pilgrimage to St. Nicholas. Return to Antalya to your hotel and overnight.

Day 9 : ANTALYA (Full-Day Rafting and Canyoning Tour at Koprulu Canyon) ( B,L)
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day canyoning and rafting tour in Koprulu Canyon National Park. Transfer to a meeting point approximately 2 kilometers from the starting point of your adventure. Get a safety briefing and instructions from your Rafting Guide and receive your rafting equipment before your set off. You will experience 2 very different canyons; a narrow warm water canyon surrounded by sheer rock cliffs for canyoning; and a wide cold water canyon of forested cliffs and natural waterfalls. You will have time to swim and dive into crystal clear water, enjoy natural water slides and Jacuzzis, along with other fun activities. Halfway through, enjoy a break to take in the beauty of the Koprulu Canyon and a 2,000-year old Roman made Oluklu Bridge, on the Kopru River. The 1st course (Canyon Course) will take about 1.5 hours to complete. You will enjoy a lunch (included) of local food at a local restaurant

Then, walk through the canyon to a river where your whitewater adventure will take place. The terrain here is rocky with some fast flowing water with whitewater rapids of the Kopru River. As the level of difficulty is higher, pregnant women and children below 10 years are not permitted to join this activity. During this tour; do not take or wear any metal accessories (earrings, necklaces etc.) and wear only non-slip shoes (special rafting shoes are available to purchase in the supplier's shop). Return to your hotel and Overnight.

Day 10 : ANTALYA (Domestic Flight to Istanbul) / ISTANBUL (Homebound International Flight) (B)
After breakfast, free till you meet the transferman at your hotel. If you have a late evening flight you will have the chance to swim and enjoy the last hours at the beach or your hotel. May have time to visit the town and have chance for shopping.

Transfer to the Antalya airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul connecting to your homebound international flight. Arrive Istanbul and proceed to International Flights Terminal for your flight. Fly back home with pleasant and unforgettable memories…Thank you for your preference of N&M Tourism and Travel services.

 


Hotel Details

Night 1,2, Dosso Dossi Old City Hotel 4*, Istanbul, Booking.com Rating: 9.1 Superb

Located in Sultanahmet district, Dosso Dossi Hotels Old City is within a walking distance from historical sites such as Hagia Sophia Museum, Basilica Cistern and the Blue Mosque. Sultanahmet Tram Station is just a 4-minute walk from Dosso Dossi. Featuring a stylish décor, all rooms at Dosso Dossi Hotels Old City are equipped with air conditioning, an LCD TV with satellite channels, minibar, a safe box, electric kettle and a private bathroom with shower. All rooms are soundproofed.
Web site: http://www.dossodossioldcity.com/en/index.as

Night 3,4, Cappadocia Inn Hotel 5*, Cappadocia, Booking.com Rating: 9.3 Wonderful
Located in Goreme National Park, across Kizil Valley, Love Valley and Zemi Valley are both within walking distance.. Built in The hotel offers a terrace with panoramic views of the surrounding area, a large garden and stone or cave rooms. The rooms of Cappadocia Inn Hotel include air conditioning, electric kettle and a minibar. All rooms are soundproofed and free Wi-Fi is available. There is also a spa bath or a private hamam in some rooms.
Web site: http://www.cappadociainn.com/

Night 5,6, Ilayda Avant Garde, Kusadasi 4*, Booking.com Rating: 9.2 Superb
Situated in most popular area and only 50 m from the beach in the heart of the Kusadasi. It offers views overlooking a beach, the Aegean Sea and Kusadasi Marina. Free Wi-Fi and free parking is available.
Room Type: Sea View room
Web address: http://www.ilaydaavantgarde.com/

Night 7,8,9, Alp Pasa Boutique Hotel 4*, Antalya,
A stylish retreat converted from an old Ottoman mansion in the Old Town (Kaleici) in a unique quarter at the heart of the city of Antalya located right next to the most important historical, entertainment and shopping venues of Antalya, .The hotel building dates back to the 18th century, featuring unique historical architecture in harmony with luxurious details. Surrounded by verdant gardens and historical mansions, It is within walking distance to marina, beach, city centre and shopping malls and only within 100 meters to the famous Hadrian’s Gate (Uckapilar) perhaps the most attractive spot of Antalya.
Ornamented with an interior design loyal to the Ottoman spirit, Alp Pasa Boutique Hotel expresses style and luxury not only in details but in each and every corner, with its rooms decorated in Ottoman style, a mystical restaurant where masonry is delicately expressed and an outdoor museum where historical remains were unearthed during the renovation works. The hotel features a courtyard ornamented with authentic mosaic stones, a sunbathing terrace and swimming pool.
Hotel is only 12 km from Antalya International Airport, and in close proximity to the ancient harbour, Antalya Cultural Center and so many other attractions.
Web site: http://www.alppasa.com/en/index.asp

 

Flight Details

International Flights: (not included in the price): 

Domestic Flights (included in the price) 
Istanbul / Kayseri (Cappadocia) 
Kayseri / Izmir (Kusadasi) 
Antalya / Istanbul

 

 Cab Details

Private transfers in VIP AC Cars 

Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Istanbul 
Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Cappadocia 
Private airport-hotel transfers in Izmir (Kusadasi) 
Private hotel-airport transfers in Antalya 
Tour transfers-special AC non-smoking tour buses- seat in coach 
Intercity transfers from Pamukkale to Antalya

 


Terms & Conditions

Payment:
30 % Advance Payment is required with booking (non-refundable)
70 % Payment prior to 30 days to tour stating date 

Cancellations (for refundable part)
100 % refund prior to last 21 days to tour starting date
50 % refund prior to last 15 days to tour starting date
Non refundable during 15 days to tour starting date