IstanbulCappadocia Tours  TURKEY EXPLORER 2016

TURKEY EXPLORER 2016  

TURKEY EXPLORER 2016
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TURKEY EXPLORER 2016
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Day 1: Arrival in Cappadocia, Turkey

Meals: Dinner
Welcome to Turkey! You will arrive at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport. Please proceed to domestic section for your connecting flight to Cappadocia(Kayseri Airport or Nevsehir Airport). You will find our staff waiting to welcome you at this unique landmark outside in the waiting area. He will then guide you to the transfer area where you will board the coach for your transfer to the hotel. The check-in time at the hotel is 2pm. Enjoy Local dinner and have a comfortable overnight stay at hotel in Cappadocia. After check in, you will be given some time to freshen up and get ready to start your journey among amazing natural beauties by visiting Pigeon Valley where pigeons contributed to the lives of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards. Further proceeds to visit Kaymakli Underground City, carved out of rock and completely self-contained. More than 200 people lived on each of its seven floors with the last one being 250 feet underground.

Day 2: Cappadocia City Tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Relish the buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today you will set out on a sightseeing tour of this unique corner of the world with a local guide. You start the day with a visit to Dervent Valley, which is like a fairy zoo with lovely fairy chimneys, Pasabag Valley Fairy Chimneys and Avanos Village, the center of terra-cotta work since 3000 BC known for its handmade pottery. Later enjoy a tour of the stunning valley of Goreme Open-Air Museum which is full of pink, rose and white tapering columns. These tall free standing cones of stone curve and twist as if pulled from earth like taffy. Others are tall fairy-like chimneys. The caves were settled in the 4th century as monasteries.The coach will then transfer you to the hotel.Enjoy your local dinner and have a comfortable overnight stay at hotel in Cappadocia.

Optional Tour at an additional cost: In the Morning, Hot Air Balloon ride over Cappadocia 

Day 3: Cappadocia onward to Kusadasi

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
After breakfast, you will depart to airport for your domestic flight to Izmir. There you will find our staff waiting to transfer you by coach to your hotel in Kusadasi which will take you approx. 30mins drive. After check-in, your day is free for leisure to enjoy beautiful natural picturesque village.Enjoy your local dinner and have a comfortable overnight stay at hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 4: Ephesus tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After a delicious buffet breakfast at the hotel. Your day will start when a local guide will pick you up at around 9- 9:30am to visit the Ephesus ancient city the greatest of all ancient sites in Turkey. Proceed to visit the temple of Hadrian, the Celcius library, Marble Street, Great Theatre with 24,000 seats and Last stop is the House of Mary where locally it is believed to be the place she spent her last days. Enjoy your local dinner and have a comfortable overnight stay at hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 5: Kusadasi onward to Istanbul

Meals: Breakfast
After breakfast, you will depart to airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul, the city that spreads across two continents. There you will find our staff waiting to transfer you by coach to your hotel. After check in, you will be given some time to freshen up and get ready at around 1- 1:30pm to explore Istanbul through a cruise. A local guide will pick you up by coach from your hotel for a Bosphorus cruise. Bosphorus is the name of the river which divides Turkey into two parts, the European part and the Asian part. From the boat cruise, you will get an excellent view of all that Istanbul has to offer. Various forts and palaces built along the river front will be visible, and you can enjoy the view with live commentary.After approximately 1.5 hours of the boat cruise, proceed to Pierre Loti Hill. You will get some free time in the afternoon and you may return back to hotel on your own. Have a comfortable overnight stay in Istanbul.

Day 6: Istanbul City Tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Relish the buffet breakfast at the hotel.Today, your day with start at 8:30- 9am when a local tour guide with take you on a city tour of Istanbul which includes visit to Hippodrome which was used for public events like chariot racing. It was the center of the Byzantine lifestyle for over 1,000 years. It was also the center for many political and civil battles. Only 3 of the original columns survive at the Hippodrome today, the oldest of which is called the Egyptian Obelisk and was built in 1500 BC. Proceed to visit Topkapi Palace, the ancient residence of mighty Ottoman Sultans, Hagia Sophia Museum, is famous in particular about its massive dome, which is said to have changed the face of architecture. Blue Mosque – the one and only 6-mirates mosque in the city, with its beautiful Iznik tiles. Later, you will enjoy the famous Grand Bazaar where you can find more than 4,000 shops full of gifts, souvenirs, spices and cultural items.Tonight, you are invited to enjoy Indian meals at one of the good Indian restaurant. Your table will be reserved; you can go at any hour as per your wish. Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Istanbul.

Day 7:Istanbul to home!

Meals: Breakfast
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. It takes about 45-50 minutes to drive to the Ataturk International Airport. In the afternoon, you will be picked up from the hotel, and transferred to Ataturk International airport. On arrival at the airport, please check in at the respective airline counter (check for the number on the various screens given) and clear your immigration and security check. Hope you have pleasant memories of the trip.

Included services  
 A/C vehicle
 Airport Transfers
 Accomodation (B&B)
 Admission Fees
 Lunches
 Guiding
 Transportation
 
Excluded services  
 Drinks
 Tips to guide , driver.
 Domestic flight ticket