Details of 10 DAYS FAMILY TOUR TURKEY
Day 01 - Istanbul - Arrival Day
Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk airport is 20 km away from city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from city center. Transfer from Ataturk airport to your hotel is included, if you arrive to Sabiha Gokcen airport please contact us for transfer rates.
Day 02 - Istanbul - City Tour
We depart at 08:30 for the Istanbul city tour. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break and then we head to the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar) the air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice. The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy Istanbul in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. Please Note: Hagia Sofia is closed on Mondey, Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on Sundays. If your tour is on one of these days we would offer you to visit Underground Cistern instead of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi palace museum, instead of Grand Bazaar you will visit Spice Bazaar.
Day 03 - Istanbul - Vialand Tour
Day 04 - Istanbul - Aquarium Tour
After breakfast at 09:30 am. to visit the thousands of different inhabitants of the sea world including sharks, giant stingrays, piranhas and octopus. Turkuazoo, the first modern giant aquarium in Turkey presents an unprecedented experience to visitors and introduces various inhabitants of underwater collected from all around the world. There are 29 different aquariums with different themes from the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. The largest of 29 aquariums in Turkuazoo is filled with 5 million litres of water and includes an 80 meter long acrylic underwater tunnel.The most spectacular site is the colossal observation deck featuring 270 degrees underwater views of the magnificent aquarium. Murtis Tour invites you to explore the magical world of the underwater. Do not miss this fascinating experience... Turkuazoo is open weekdays between 10:00am and 04:00pm, and weekends and holidays between 10:00am and 7:00pm. We will back to hotel around 16:00pm. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 05 - Istanbul to Izmir and Kusadasi
Breakfast and Dinner Included
Free Day until departure for your domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 06 - Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince
Breakfast and Dinner Included
08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en - route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirinces construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all Orginal with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 07 - Kusadasi Horse Ridding
Today we have horse ridding. Except pick-ups from hotels, the program is conducted by horse back, Experienced staff will ride alongside with you and there are horses that are suitable for both complete beginners and experienced riders. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 08 - Kusadasi - Izmir to Nevsehir / Kayseri airport and Cappadocia
After breakfast, we depart for Izmir airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Kayseri airport to your Cave hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 09 - Cappadocia Tour
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Today we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these formations phallic like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country Katpatuka, (as the Persians called her) is an unbelievable strip of land, enchanting and mysterious. Cappadocia region is also famous for its arts, including ceramic and carpets. You will be picked up approximatley 09:30 from your hotel to join our regular tour. Tour starts with Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 10 - Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour
After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again
Includes of 10 DAYS FAMILY TOUR TURKEY
Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk airport
Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
Domestic flight from Izmir to Cappadocia
Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
4 nights hotel in Istanbul
3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
2 nights hotel in Cappadocia
9 open buffet breakfasts
5 local dinners at hotels
Guided Istanbul city tour
Vialand Tour Istanbul
Guided Aquarium Tour
Guided Turkish village tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
Professional English - speaking tour guides
Return airport transfer
Excludies of 10 DAYS FAMILY TOUR TURKEY
Insurance: All types
Turkey entry visa
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
Pick-up and Drop-off Details of 10 DAYS FAMILY TOUR TURKEY