TURKEY in 7 Days / 6 Nights ... ...Istanbul (3) (Bursa) – Cappadocia (2) – Pamukkale (1)


Destination: Turkey

 

TURKEY in 7 Days / 6 Nights
Istanbul (3) (Bursa) – Cappadocia (2) – Pamukkale (1)

 

Trip Type: Adventure 


Package Price: From 999 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 Pamukkale 
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 Tour of Bursa or Princes' Islands 
1 Half day Tour of Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar and Bosphorus Cruise 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 in Pamukkale and Hierapolis 

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

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

Other Inclusions
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 
Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night  75 USD/adult,  55 USD/child
Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia  135 USD/adult, 80 USD/child

 

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 by our representative at the airport. 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 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 / BURSA (Full day Tour of Bursa and Mount Uludag) OR ( Full day Tour to Princes' Islands) / ISTANBUL (B,L)
Today you have two choices of Full day Tours. Choose one among them and enjoy: 
1-Breakfast at the hotel will be followed by a Full Day Tour of Bursa and Mount Uludag. Drive to the port for ferryboat to Yalova. Arrive Yalova and drive to Bursa enjoying the lovely countryside. Arrive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital and one of the most visited tourist sites in Turkey. Lunch at a known local restaurant will be the famous “Kebab of Alexander the Great“. Drive to the 600 years survivor Inkaya Plane Tree and coffee break on the way to Uludag. Climb to Uludag, the legendary Mount Olympus, by cable car (if the weather conditions are inconvenient and Uludag is cancelled, extra sightseeing in Bursa will be supplemented), Have chance to ski and snow board. Bursa visits to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar. Late evening return to Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

OR 

2-Breakfast at the hotel will be followed by a full day tour you will enjoy to the Princes’ Islands, a spectacular cruise in the Marmara Sea to Princes’ Islands by boat. Stop at Buyuk Ada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes. Tour of the island by horse-drawn carriages before lunch at a fish restaurant. Evening return to Istanbul and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : ISTANBUL ( Free day) (Domestic Flight to Kayseri) / KAYSERI / CAPPADOCIA (B)
After breakfast, our half 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). Tour terminates at Taksim.
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 5 : CAPPADOCIA (Balloon Tour-extra ) (Full day tour of Underground City and Ihlara Valley) (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 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 6 : CAPPADOCIA ( Full day Excursions in Cappadocia , Uchisar , Goreme Open Air Museums Tour) / KAYSERI ( Domestic Flight) / DENIZLI / PAMUKKALE (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 transfer to Kayseri Airport. Fly to Denizli. Arrive Denizli Airport and meet our transferman for your private transfer to Pamukkale to your hotel. Overnight. 

Day 7 : PAMUKKALE (Full day Tour of Hierapolis) ( Domestic Flight to Istanbul) / ISTANBUL (Homebound International Flight) (B,L)
After breakfast your full day tour begins with Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) where thermal spring waters laden with calcareous salts running off the plateau edge have formed dazzling white travertine cliffs. Then continue with the tour of Hierapolis 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 your hotel and transfer to Denizli Airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul. Arrive Istanbul 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 1,2,3, Dosso Dossi Old City Hotel 4*, Istanbul
Booking.com Rating: 9.1 Superb
Room type: Standard Room
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 4,5, Sultan Cave Hotel, Cappadocia 4*, Cappadocia
Booking.com Rating: 9.3 Superb
Room Type: Deluxe cave room
One of our top picks in Goreme. Placed atop Aydinli Hill, this unique hotel offers cave rooms furnished with antiques from throughout Turkey. It features far-reaching views across Goreme from its panoramic sun terrace. All rooms have a seating area and modern en-suite bathrooms. The picturesque landscapes of Goreme Historical Park are less than 2 km away.
Web site: http://www.sultancavesuites.com/

Night 6, Ninova Thermal Spa & Hotel 4*, Pamukkale
Booking.com rating: 8.2 Very Good
Room type: Standard room
Located in ancient city of Karahayit, Pamukkale, hosting guests in tranquil of nature and in comfort. The air-conditioned rooms of the property are tastefully decorated with colorful beddings and carpets. They all feature balconies, a flat-screen TV, minibar, a safe and an en suite bathroom with a bath and shower, with bath robes, slippers, and hair dryer and free toiletries provided. Hotel offers an outdoor pool, a thermal outdoor pool, an indoor pool, a thermal indoor pool, and a modern on-site spa centre including a hammam, steam room, sauna and massage treatments. Hotel is surrounded by the green hills of Pamukkale and is a 1-hour drive from Denizli Airport. Travertines are 5 km away. 
Web site: http://www.ninovathermal.com/EN/index.php

 

Flight Details
International Flights (not included in the package price)

Domestic Flights (included in the package price)
Istanbul / Kayseri (Cappadocia) 
Kayseri / Denizli (Pamukkale) 
Denizli / 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 Pamukkale
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 (of the 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