DREAM HONEYMOON in TURKEY 12 days / 11 Nights ( Cruise + Land)


Destination: Turkey


 
Blue Voyage (Gulet Cruise) and Land Tours

    PACKAGE Price: 1,490.- USD/person                                           

 


Inclusions

Breakfast 
Lunch (All lunches during full day tours) 
English Speaking Guide 
Entrance fee/Museum charges 
Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges 
Sightseeings / Tours / Excursions (Sightseeings / Tours / Excursions (All excursions including entrance to all museums, etc. as per itinerary )  
Transfers (Private transfers in VIP AC Car

Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Cappadocia 
Private airport-hotel transfers in Antalya 
Private hotel-airport transfers in Izmir ( Kusadasi) 
Private airport-hotel and hotel - airport transfers in Istanbul 
Tour transfers- seat in coach , special AC Non-smoking tour buses 
Intercity bus from Antalya to Pamukkale - seat in coach ) 
Regular SIC tours
4 Days / 3 Nights Blue Voyage (Gulet Cruise) from Fethiye to Demre
1 Full-Day Rafting and Canyoning Tour at Koprulu Canyon in Antalya
1 Full day Tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis
1 Full day Tour of Ephesus and House of St. Mary
1 Full day Tour of Oldcity Istanbul and Topkapi Palace
1 Full day Tour of Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace

Airport Transfer : Arrival
            Private airport-hotel transfers in Dalaman (Fethiye)
            Private airport-hotel transfers in Istanbul 

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

Other Inclusions
           Accommodation at 5* hotels
           Domestic Flights
           Hotel pickups and drop-off during tours and excursions)

 

Exclusions

Dinner ( if not specified in the itinerary)
Visa 
Private Tours 
Other Exclusions
         Personal expenses , extra expenses at the hotels
         Drinks with meals
         Tips to the guide and driver 

Extra Tours  
Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night 75 USD/adult


Flight Details (below), Hotel Details (below) , Cab and Transfer Details (below)
 




Day 1 :  ISTANBUL ( Inbound International Flight to Istanbul) (Domestic Flight to Dalaman) / DALAMAN / FETHIYE
Arrive Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Following the passport control and customs, continue to Domestic Flights Terminal in the airport for your flight to Dalaman. Fly to Dalaman with Turkish Airlines at ( connecting flight to Inbound International flight to Istanbul) . Arrive Dalaman and meet and greet by your transferman at the airport. Private transfer to Fethiye to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 2 : BLUE VOYAGE-Day 1: FETHIYE / ST. NICHOLAS ISLAND (L,D)
You will be collected from your hotel in Fethiye at around 10:00am to 10:45am and will board the gulet for a briefing about your cruise. We will depart Fethiye harbour around 11:00am to 11:45am and cruise to Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterfly Vallley is known to be the home to over 136 different types of butterflies and moths, however in the summer months difficult to spot.
Afterwards, we will visit Oludeniz beach, Europe’s most photographed beach and one of the best sites in the world to paraglide. If you fancy gliding off the cliff tops and taking in the spectacular views of the Blue Lagoon and Oludeniz, please let your captain know on departing Fethiye. Tonight we will anchor at St. Nicholas Island, we arrive in time to walk up through the island's ruins and witness the amazing sunset.

Day 3 : BLUE VOYAGE-Day 2: ST. NICHOLAS ISLAND  / KAS  (B,L,D)
Today we cruise to Kalkan (Aquarium Bay) for breakfast and swimming. This is a fantastic spot to put on the goggles, do some snorkelling and make the most of the crystal clear waters. We will then cruise onto Kas, a small fishing village with a charming little harbour, to enjoy lunch on the boat. You will then have time to explore the local shops, including many handmade jewellery and clothes stores. We will spend the night in one of the secluded bays between Kas and Kekova.

Day 4 : BLUE VOYAGE-Day 3: KAS / GOKKAYA BAY (B,L,D)
Today after breakfast we will cruise to the area of Kekova. First on the list, we will discover the Sunken City, an ancient town dating back 2000 years to the Lycian period and destroyed by an earthquake during the 2nd century, then explore the extraordinary underwater ruins of the sunken city of Simena (Kalekoy), and visit the noteworthy Lycian necropolis at Teimiussa (Ucagiz). Swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters surrounding the island.  We will cruise over this protected World Heritage site, no swimming, diving or snorkelling is allowed in this area.We will then cross to Simena Castle where you can walk to the top and witness a magical view over the bay, taking in the underwater Lycian Tombs and the Sunken City.
Our overnight stop is in Gokkaya Bay and tonight you can party at the nearby bar, Smuggler’s Inn. Meet up with other travellers for a night of dancing under the stars. A free boat service will pick you up and runs regularly all night. If you don't want to party, simply relax and chill out on the yacht. (Please check with your captain if you wish to go).

Day 5 : BLUE VOYAGE-Day 4: GOKKAYA BAY / DEMRE ( Transfer to Antalya) / ANTALYA (B)
On your last day on the sea you can enjoy a lazy start, resting off any sore heads from partying until the wee hours. After breakfast you will head to Pirates Cave (or another nearby bay) for snorkelling and swimming. Your boat will dock at Cayagzi (Andriake) Harbour before lunch at 10:30/11:00am.
Lunch is not included on the last day.You will then have a bus transfer to Demre, with free time for shopping and banking. You will then be private transfer to Antalya.. Arrive Antalya to your hotel and overnight.




 
Day 6 : 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 activityDuring 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 7 : ANTALYA ( depart in the morning drive to Denizli) / DENIZLI / PAMUKKALE ( Tour of Hierapolis) (B,L)
After the breakfast you will meet your transferman at your hotel and depart for Denizli ( Pamukkale). Drive to Denizli and in about 3-3,5 hours arrive Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) where thermal spring waters laden with calcareous salts running off the plateau edge have formed dazzling white travertine cliffs. Continue to where the Romans founded a therapy center.The thermal resort founded by a Pergamene king in 190 B.C and greatly enlarged and embellished by the Romans. Highlights include the Roman Baths, the Temple of Apollo and the Nymphaeum.. Following the tour and excursions transfer to your hotel.. Overnight

Day 8 : PAMUKKALE/ SELCUK ( Tour of Ephesus and House of St. Mary) / KUSADASI (B,L)
After breakfast depart for 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 Celsus, 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 your hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight

Day 9 : KUSADASI / IZMIR ( Domestic flight to Istanbul)/ ISTANBUL  (B)
After the breakfast free time in Kusadasi for your own interests. You may stroll in the city to see the highlights of this resort town on the Aegean Sea. See the harbour, visit the island (connected to the town). Have some time for shoping in the bazaar. May have a lunch at a fish restaurant. Return to hotel and meet the transferman for your flight to Istanbul. Private transfer to Izmir Airport. Fly to Istanbul. Arrive Istanbul Ataturk Airport and meet your transferman and transfer to your hotel. Free rest of the day to explore the city highlights.


Day 10 : ISTANBUL (Full day Tour of Old City Istanbul and Topkapi Palace) (Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night) (B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel will be followed by a full day tour of Old City Istanbul and Topkapi Palace. Meet you guide at the reception and drive to the Sultan Ahmet Center, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantian and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Visits will start with the Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.  Then visit The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, displaying art collection from different civilizations of Anatolia. Continue with the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Imperial 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, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Exploration of Istanbul's treasures continues with the visit to the bustling Grand Bazaar (Covered bazaar - Kapalicarsi), biggest “souk” in the World with its more than 4000 shops and stalls. Enjoy shopping for almost anything (jewelry, antiques, carpets, textile, garments, spices, souvenirs, etc.).
Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant. Following the lunch afternoon visits will continue with the spectacular Topkapi Palace, imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans. Built on one of the seven hills of Istanbul, this huge complex commands the 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). Visit the extravagant Imperial Treasury, Sacred Islamic Relics of Prophet Mohammed, Sultan Portraits, Imperial Kitchen, where up to 800 cooks prepared as many as 6,000 meals a day with valuable collection of golden dining sets, the priceless Chinese and Japanese porcelain, Weapons and Armors Section, Calligraphy Section, and the Imperial Harem ( extra) encompassing more than 400 rooms … Tour will continue with the Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses. Return to hotel and overnight.
In the evening you may join an extra Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night- Overnight. Watching one of the best silhouettes in the world with Topkapı 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 specialities 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 11 : ISTANBUL ( Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace Tour) (B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel.  Pickup from your hotel and drive along the traces of history at Balat viewing Metal Church of St. Stephen the Bulgarian, Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim), Fener Orthodox Patriarchate and 22 km. long Byzantine City Walls, strongest fortification of the middle age. Pass by Golden Horn, a natural harbour of the historical peninsula separating the old and the new parts of Istanbul where the first colonies settled during the Byzantines, the residential area for Byzantine Jews, Italian traders and other minorities. Continue to your excursions with the Spice Bazaar full of mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers, etc. Tour will proceed 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, on the Bosphorus, recent residence for Ottoman Sultans built by two Ottoman architects on a 110.000 m² area and served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire. Built in Turkish Renaissance style between 1843 and 1856, the palace has 285 rooms, 46 halls, four grand salons, six galleries and six baths, famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier. Then, drive through the Bosphorus Bridge and pass between continents, a unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in minutes. See Istanbul from Camlica Hill exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus. Return to hotel and overnight.

Day 12 : ISTANBUL ( Free day / 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 self explore the beauties and treasures of the city. You may stroll around in the city on your own interests.. May spare some time for shopping., Visit Grand Bazaar and / or Spice Bazaar for your last shoppings. Drive to Taksim Square and to Nisantasi area to visit some international boutiques, modern and deluxe malls. Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant. Return to hotel and meet your transferman for your private transfer to the airport.Fly back to home with pleasant and unforgettable memories…Thank you for your preference of N&M Tourism and Travel services. 


Hotel Details:

Night 1, Sahra Su Hotel & Spa 5*, Fethiye, Standard,
Sahra Su Hotel is a 5* luxury hotel located in the beautiful area of Dalaman, in the Babadag mountain range, surrounded by pine trees. The Hotel offers a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, bars, restaurants, fitness room, sauna, jacuzzi, spa, various sports and children facilities. Guests can relax in the spacious, beautifully decorated rooms and suites of the hotel which are fully equipped and have magnificent view. Sahra Su Hotel is the ideal place for relaxing and pleasant vacations. Distance to beach is 8 km. Beach is in OludenizBooking.com Rating: 9.3 Wonderful
Room Type: Double standard
Web site: http://www.sahrasuhotel.com
Night 2,3,4, Blue Voyage Gullet, On the Sea
Blue Voyage boat is a Turkish gulet of a very high standard and all the cabins come with private ensuite bathroom. The gulet will be equipped with sun beds, shaded area and some water toys are usually on board with snorkeling gear. The cabin options on the gulet could be twin, double or triple depending on the yacht layout.  You will disembarkt your gulet cruise in Demre Harbour where you will then be transferred to Antalya. Fethiye to Olympos gulet cruise is the most popular gulet cruise in Turkey because of the variety of highlight destination of sites which this coastline includes.The coastline keep relics from the ancient Lycians, Romans, Ottoman and Greeks. 
Food on board is prepared by some of the best chefs out on the sea, so you won't have to travel too far to get a good food as that is what we will serve you each and every meal. Each day you will be served freshly prepared meals using in season fresh produce with every meal. You can also enjoy BBQ's most evenings with a different type of meat being served from fish to meatballs.
Night 5,6, Ramada Plaza Antalya Hotel 5*, Antalya, Standard,
Booking.com Rating: 8.2 Very good
Room Type: Deluxe Double Room
Situated on Antalya’s seafront, just 700 m from historic Kaleiçi. It offers a spa centre with a pool and rooms overlooking the sea or mountains.All of the bright, air-conditioned rooms at Ramada Plaza Antalya have a private balcony. Each room also comes with an LCD TV with satellite channels and a work desk.The extensive City Club SPA offers a full range of spa and wellness treatments, also including a well-equipped fitness room and a sauna. Guests of Ramada Plaza Hotel can relax with a Turkish bath or schedule a massage treatment.
Web site: http://www.ramadaplazaantalya.com/
Night 7, Collossae Thermal Hotel 5*, Pamukkale, Standard,
Booking.com Rating: 7.8 Very Good
This thermal and spa hotel is situated in Karahayit in Pamukkale. Featuring thermal pools, an outdoor swimming pool and a spa centre, this eco-friendly hotel offers comfortable accommodation just 4 km from the ancient city of Hierapolis. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel. There is also a heliport on site.The air-conditioned rooms of Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal are tastefully decorated with colourful beddings and carpets. They all feature balconies. Some rooms also offer a private sauna and a hot tub.
Web site: http://www.colossaehotel.com/
Night 8, Charisma de Luxe Hotel 5*, Kusadasi, Deluxe,
Booking.com Rating: 7.8.Very Good
One of our top picks in Kusadası. Featuring a 60 m private beach, the 5-star Charisma offers an infinity pool with sweeping views of the Aegean Sea. It is a 15-minute walk from Kuşadası's shopping and entertainment area, located 20 km from Ephesus and 45 km from Miletus and Priene.All standard rooms have a sea-view balcony and spa bath. LCD TV with satellite channels, and a minibar is standard for each room type. Free WiFi is available in the hotel’s public areas.Relaxation options at the Charisma De Luxe Hotel include a heated indoor pool with a Turkish bath, sauna and a beauty centre. Water sports and a diving centre are available at the hotel’s beach.
Web site: https://www.charismahotel.com/
Night 9,10,11 Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel 5*, Istanbul, Deluxe,Booking.com Rating: 9.0 Wonderful
Room Type: Standard Double Room
One of our top picks in Istanbul. Located on Vatan Avenue in Fatih close to the historic Sultanahmet area, 2 km from Suleymaniye Mosque, 2.4 km from the Grand Bazaar and 3.3 km from the Blue Mosque. Each soundproofed room includes air conditioning, a minibar. Some rooms have a dining table,seating area and all have an electric kettle. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. In the hotel you will find a fitness centre, and a hammam and massage services are available.
Web site: http://www.dossodossidowntown.com/

 

Flight Details

International Flights : ( not included in the price)

Domestic Flights (Included in the price)
    Istanbul / Dalaman (Fethiye)
    Izmir(Kusadasi) / Istanbul

 

Cab Details
Private transfers in VIP AC Car
Private airport-hotel transfers in Dalaman (Fethiye)
Private hotel-airport transfers in Izmir ( Kusadasi)
Private airport-hotel and hotel-airport transfers in Istanbul
Tour transfers- seat in coach , special AC Non-smoking tour buses
Intercity transport from Demre to Antalya
Intercity transport from Antalya to Pamukkale


Terms & Conditions:

Payment: 
    30 % Advance Payment is required with booking (non refundable) 
    70 % Payment prior to 30 days from tour starting 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 within 15 days to tour starting date