TOUR of TURKEY in 7 days / 6 nights .. Istanbul (2) – Cappadocia (2) – Kusadasi (Pamukkale) (2)


Destination: Turkey

 

TOUR of TURKEY
Istanbul (2) – Cappadocia (2) – Kusadasi (Pamukkale) (2)
7 days / 6 nights

Trip Type: Romantic


Package Price: 699 USD/ person

 
Inclusions

Breakfast 
Lunch (All Lunches at Full Day Tours) 
English Speaking Guide 
Entrance fee/Museum charges 
Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges 
Sightseeing / Tours / Excursions (as per itinerary) 
Transfers
Private transfers in VIP AC Cars
Private airport-hotel and hotel - airport transfers in Istanbul
Private Transfers airport-hotel-airport in Cappadocia
Private Transfers airport-hotel-airport in Izmir
Tour transfers - special AC non-smoking tour bus- seat in coach 

Regular SIC tours (as per itinerary) 
1 Full day Tour of Old City Istanbul and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul 
1 Full day Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace Tour in Istanbul 
1 Full day Tours of Underground City of Kaymakli and Ihlara Valley
1 Full day Tour of Cappadocia and Goreme Open Air Museum
1 Full day Tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis
1 Full day Tour of Ephesus and House of St. Mary 

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

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

Other Inclusions
All domestic Flights
Accommodation as per itinerary
Hotel pickups and drop-off during tours and excursions

 

Exclusions
Lunches and dinners (except the meals stated above)
Drinks with meals
Visa
Private Tours
Other Exclusions
Personal expenses, extra expenses at the hotels
Tips to the guide and driver

Extra Tours 
Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia 135 USD (adult), 80 USD (child)
Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night 75 USD (adult), 55 USD (child)

 

Day 1 : ISTANBUL ( Inbound international flight to Istanbul) ( Extra- Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night)
Arrive Istanbul Airport. Following the passport control and customs, meet and greet by our representative at the airport. Private transfer to your hotel with VIP AC car. Overnight.
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 Tour of Old City 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 Tour of Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace) (Domestic Flight to Kayseri) / KAYSERI / 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 your hotel. Meet your transferman at your hotel and transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Domestic Flights Terminal for your afternoon flight to Kayseri. Fly to Kayseri with Turkish Airlines. Arrive Kayseri and meet your transferman at the airport. Coach transfer to Cappadocia to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4 : CAPPADOCIA (Full day tour of Underground City and Ihlara Valley) (B,L)
Your daily program begins after breakfast the visits will begin with the 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. Return to hotel and overnight.

Day 5 : CAPPADOCIA (Extra Balloon Tour ) ( Full day Excursions in Cappadocia , Uchisar , Goreme Open Air Museum)/ 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.
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 transfer to Kayseri Airport. Fly to Izmir. Arrive Izmir Airport and meet our transferman for your private transfer to Kusadasi to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 6 : KUSADASI / DENIZLI / PAMUKKALE (Hierapolis Tour) / KUSADASI (B,L)
After breakfast at the hotel drive to Denizli for a Full day 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 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... Return to Kusadasi to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 7 : KUSADASI (Full day Ephesus Tour, St. Mary's House Excursions) / IZMIR (Domestic Flight to Istanbul / ISTANBUL ( Homebound International Flight) (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....
After the tour is over private transfer to Izmir Airport for your flight to Istanbul. Arrive Istanbul airport and continue to International Flights Terminal for your homebound flight.
Fly back to home with pleasant and unforgettable memories…Thank you for your preference of N&M Tourism and Travel services.

 
Hotel Details

Night 1,2, Garden House Hotel 4*, Istanbul
Booking.com rating: 8.7 Fabulous
Room Type: Double Standard Room
Garden House Hotel Istanbul is one of the best lodging options in Istanbul Sultanahmet Old City. Located in a typical and recently remodeled 19th Century Ottoman House building, its peaceful setting in a residential area and proximity minutes by walk to St Sophia Church, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar make it the perfect hotel for leisure, honeymoon and family stays.
Web Site: http://www.gardenhouseistanbul.com/index.html   

Night 3,4, Sakura Cave Hotel 3*, Cappadocia
Booking.com rating: 9.4 Superb
Room Type: Cave Room
Located in Goreme near to a world known Goreme Open Air Museum. Urgup is 8 km. from the hotel, while Nevsehir is 10 km. away. Rooms have centrally controlled air conditioning, some units have views of the mountain or city. Each room has a desktop telephone, high ceiling, openable windows, and private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, vanity mirror. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries. Sakura Cave Hotel features free Wi-Fi .The hotel also offers bike hire. The nearest airport is Nevsehir Airport, 29 km. from the property. Couples particularly like the location. This property is also rated for the best value in Goreme! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.
Web site: http://www.sakuracavehotel.com/en/

Night 5,6, Sea View Hotel 3*, Kusadasi
Room Type: Sea View room
Situated in most popular area and best view of Kusadasi, Seaview Suite Hotel is offering you best colors and panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a sauna. 1 km from Kusadasi Marina. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.
Web site: http://www.seaviewsuites.com/

 

Flight Details

International Flights: (not included in the package price) 

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

 

Cab Details

Private transfers in VIP AC Deluxe Minivan 
Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Istanbul 
Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Cappadocia 
Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Izmir (Kusadasi)

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


Terms & Conditions

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