TURKEY – 10 Days / 9 Nights


Destination: Turkey

 

Istanbul – Cappadocia (2) – Antalya (3) – Pamukkale (1) – Kusadasi (1) – Istanbul (2)

 
Price: From 1,189 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 (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 transport from Antalya to Pamukkale

Regular SIC tours
1 Full day tour of Underground City and Ihlara Valley in Cappadocia
1 Full day Excursions in Cappadocia , Uchisar , Goreme Open Air Museum Tour
1 Full day tour of Perge, Side and Aspendos, Antalya
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 Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night
1 Full day Tour of Oldcity Istanbul and Topkapi Palace) 

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

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

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

Exclusions

Dinner 
Visa 
Private Tours 
Other Exclusions
Personal expenses , extra expenses at the hotels
Drinks with meals
Tips to the guide and driver 

Extra Tours 
Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia - 135 USD/adult, 80 USD/child 

 


Day 1 : ISTANBUL ( Inbound international flight to Istanbul) (Domestic Flight to Cappadocia) / KAYSERI /CAPPADOCIA
Arrive Istanbul Airport. Following the passport control and customs, proceed to Domestic Flights Terminal. Fly to Kayseri. Arrive Kayseri Airport and meet and greet by our representative at the airport. Private transfer with VIP AC minivan to Cappadocia to your hotel. Free rest of the day. Overnight. 

Day 2 : CAPPADOCIA (Hot Air Balloon Tour-extra) (Full day tour of Underground City and Ihlara Valley) (B,L)
If interested extra Hot Air 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 begins after breakfast. The visits will begin with the underground city of Kaymaklı 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 further more its landscape of the canyon. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Belisırma Village and continue with Yaprakhisar Fairy Chimneys and Selime Monastery for a panaromic vision of the area. After the excursions to the Uchisar Pigeon Valley and Agzikarahan Caravanserai. The next visit will be to Avanos which is world famous with pottery making. Transfer to hotel and overnight

Day 3 : CAPPADOCIA ( Full day Excursions in Cappadocia , Uchisar , Goreme Open Air Museums Tour) / KAYSERI ( Domestic Flight to Antalya) / ANTALYA (B,L)
After the breakfast our excursions will start with 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. Following the tour meet the transferman for your private transfer to Kayseri Airport for your flight to Antalya. Fly to Antalya. Arrive Antalya, most famous resort city in Turkey on the Mediterranean, and meet our transferman at the airport. Private transfer to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4 : ANTALYA (Full day tour of Perge, Side and Aspendos ) ( B,L)
After the breakfast you will join a Full day Tour of Perge, Aspendos, and Side. Tour starts with the drive to Perge. This ancient city’s history dates back to 1000 BC. St.Paul and St. Barnabas stayed and preached in the city during their journey through Asia Minor. The tour of Perge will include the Theater, the Roman Stadium, the Hellenistic Gate, Baths, Basilica and the Acropolis. We’ll continue with visits to Aspendos, with its best preserved ancient theater (for 30.000 pax) in Turkey, The tour of the city will include the Gymnasium, the Ancient Baths, the best preserved Roman Theater, the Acropolis and the Agora. After the Manavgat Waterfall, the last stop is Side meaning “pomegranate”, dating from 7th century B.C. union of ancient & modern cities and Perge; the most important Pamphilian city,especially famous with its city walls and stadium The tour will include the Hellenistic Walls, the Theater, the Temple of Apollo, Basilicas, Baths, the Aquaduct and the Museum. Return to your hotel and overnight. Return to Antalya to your hotel and overnight. 

Day 5 : 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 6 : 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 7 : 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 8 : KUSADASI / IZMIR ( Domestic flight to Istanbul)/ ISTANBUL (Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night) (D)
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 our transferman and transfer to your hotel. Free rest of the day to explore the city highlights.
In the evening you will join Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night- 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. Return to your hotel.Overnight.

Day 9 : ISTANBUL (Full day Tour of Old City Istanbul and Topkapi Palace) (B,L)
Following breakfast your guide will pickup you from your hotel. Drive to the Old City ( Sultan Ahmed Center) to visit the Hippodrome, the center of sportive events and political activities of the old city where you will also see Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm, 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. Then contine with the visits to the bustling Grand Bazaar( Covered bazaar - Kapalicarsi), with its more than 4000 shops and stalls. Enjoy shopping for almost anything ( jewelry, carpets, textile, garmets, spices, souveniers, etc.).
Lunch at a local restaurant. In the Afternoon your tour continues with visits to the spectacular Topkapi Palace. Built on one of the seven hills of Istanbul, this huge complex commands views of the Sea of Marmara, The Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. It was the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire for many centuries (1453-1852) and see the extravagant imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, and priceless Chinese porcelain.. Following the Topkapi Palace walk to 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.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 10 : 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 (5* Hotels) :

Night 1,2, Cappadocia Inn Hotel 5*, Cappadocia, Standard,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 WiFi is available. There is also a spa bath or a private hammam in some rooms.
Web site: http://www.cappadociainn.com/

Night 3,4,5, 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 6, 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 7, Charisma de Luxe 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 8,9, Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel 5*, Istanbul, Deluxe,Booking.com Rating: 9.0 Wonderful
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 / Kayseri (Cappadocia) 
Kayseri (Cappadocia) / Antalya 
Izmir(Kusadasi) / Istanbul

Cab Details

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, special AC Non-smoking tour buses - seat in coach
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