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Today you will visit the highlights of the capital of Turkish Republic, Ankara. Meet your guide at your centrally located hotel for your private city sightseeing tour. A private vehicle will cruise you through the streets of the city to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.
Explore the museum's exhibits, with your expert guide, the most unique and priceless collection dating back to the Prehistoric Era. Numerous remnant from Stone Age to Neolithic Age side by side with the impressive collections from a vast array of civilizations; Assyrians, Hittites, Phrygians, Urartians, Greeks, and Romans. Hittite sun discs, stag cult figures and reliefs, Urartian and Phrygian metalwork are some of the highlights which reflect the Anatolia’s past civilizations. See the site which reveals one of the first communities of humankind, Catalhoyuk of Konya. Then, see an intriguing display of ancient tablets that have been translated to remind us how similar we were to our ancestors millennia ago.
Following these visits proceed to the Citadel of Ankara, recognized as the symbol of the capital and is a perfect spot for fantastic views of the city. The citadel is believed to have been erected by Phrygians or Hittites making it the oldest monument in Ankara. Then, glimpse over the city and hear the story of this settlement over 4,000 years ago. Continue with 15th century Haci Bayram Mosque and Temple of Augustus of Rome. Lunch will be served in a traditional restaurant where Turkish cuisine will be tasted.
Afternoon visits will continue with Ataturk Mausoleum and see the grave of Ataturk, the founder of the modern Turkish Republic. Learn about this great leader and courageous soldier who revolutionized Turkey. Stroll through the Mausoleum, constructed in 1953, and observe statues, reliefs and embellishments conceived by Turkish artists. Finally, enjoy the option to visit the Old Copper Market (closed on Sunday) or the Street of Arts to visit the artisan shops of Old Turkish Handicrafts. Return to your hotel.
Centrally located Ankara hotels
Returns to original departure point at approximately 16:00pm
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Entrance fees
- Professional and Registered Local guide
- Transportation by private vehicle
- Lunch at a local restaurant
- Gratuities (optional)
- Drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
- Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
- Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
If you cancel more than 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 4 and 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.