Details of Grand Turkey Package
Let us take you on a journey of a Grand Turkey Package.
Day 1 - Istanbul arrival day.
Welcome to Turkey Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Meet with staff and transfer to your hotel, transfer from airport and check in to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour.
Between 08:00 -08:30 AM pick up from hotel and transfer to meeting point of group and tour guide for the Full Day Byzantine, Ottoman Relics Istanbul City Tour.We will visit to;
Hagia Sophia: Also Called the Church of Divine Wisdom, it is a masterpieceof grandeur and proportion. Coveted by the Islamic East and Christian West, the Hagia Sophia is one of mankind's greatest treasures.
Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque): No one has been to Istanbul at least once can ever forget the feeling of awe and wonder at seeing the Blue Mosque for the first time.
Hippodrome and Obelisk: The vast Hippodrome, known as At Meydani or " plaze of the horses" stretches between Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.
Grand Covered Bazaar (Kapali Carsi): The Oldest and the largest covered market place in the world is situated in the center of the city.
Topkapi Palace: Topkapi palace was the main residence of the Sultan and his court. It was initially the seat of government as well as the imperial residence. Even though access was strictly regulated, inhabitans of the palace rarely had to venture outsince the palace functioned almost as an autonomous entity a city within a city. Audience and consultation chambers and areas served for the political workings of the empire.
Little Hagia Sophia Mosque: Little Hagia Sophia (KüçükAyasofya Camii), formerly the Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus, is a former Eastern Orthodox church dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Constantinople, later converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire. Today the environment is a worth seeing natural culture center of the lost Ottoman Arts.
17:00 PM is the end of the tour, we will drop you back to your hotel and full day Byzantine,Ottoman Relics Tour will be ended.
Day 3 - Fly to Izmir, Full Day Ephesus Ancient City Tour, Overnight in Kusadasi.
05:00 AM in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to airport and fly to Izmir. Upon arrival you will meet with your tour guide and drive to Ephesus to discover the ancient city Ephesus. Visit to;
Temple of Artemis: Isone of the Seven Wonders of the World and located in Ephesus. Throughout the excavations in Ephesus, the actual location of the temple was presumed in different places. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was famous in antiquity and made ancient Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. Each year one month was considered a holiday and set aside for the religious ceremonious observations.
The Ruins of Ephesus: Concert hall, market places, colonnaded street, temples, fountains, library, theather, arcadian way and more.
The House of Virgin Marry: It is known with certainty That the Virgin Mary went to Ephesus and lived there for some time. Whether or not she died in Ephesus was not known until Anne Catherine Emmerich's vision. At the end of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 - Full Day Pamukkale, Hierapolis Tour - Travel to Antalya - Overnight in Antalya
After breakfast check-out from the hotel, you will be driven to Pamukkale to visit the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally we visit the calcium terraces and pools. At the end of the tour, you will take the day coach to Antalya where you will spend next two nights. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 5 - Daily Antalya Old City and Waterfall Tour - Overnight in Antalya
We will pick you up from your hotel according to the locations. Drive Archeology Museum to Antalya. Archeology Museum is the largest museum in Turkey and located in Konyaalti, Antalya. Our second stop will be Duden Waterfall. There you will have an opportunity to soak in the views of the Antalya coastline and green park surrounding the falls. After Duden Waterfall we will drive to Antalya city center we will have lunch and we will give you free time after free time you will meet with tuor guide at meeting point and we will drop you back to your hotel.
Day 6 - Breakfast - Travel to Cappadocia via Konya - Konya Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch )
After check-out from your hotel you will be transferred to the Antalya Central Bus Station, to board the intercity day coach to Konya. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your tour guide fort he tour of Konya, the capital of the Seljuk Turks in the 13th century and home of the Mevlana Museum is also known for its theological school of whirling dervishes After the tour you will take the bus to Cappadocia with early evening arrival. Tonight will offer you the unique opportunity to sleep in a traditional Cappadocian cave hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7 - Full Day South of Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia.
Breakfast at the hotel. you will meet with your tour guide and your full day Cappadocia tour will start at 09:30 AM , you will visit ;
Devrent Valley: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1 KM from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 KM from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.
Monks Valley: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.
Avanos: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.
Goreme Open Air Museum: Goreme was an important Christian centre in the early years of the Middle Ages, was a bishopric administered by Mokissos near Aksaray in the 11th and 13th centuries. Despite the vast numer of monasteries, churches and chapels in the vicinity of Goreme, there are not many inscriptions bearing dates. For this reason, these religious buildings are mainly dated according to the iconography or architectural features.
Uchisar: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel at approximately at 05:00 PM. overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 8 - Breakfast - Full Day North Cappadocia Tour - Transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport - Flight to Istanbul - Transfer to Hotel
We will start to our day with breakfast then at 09:30 AM we will pick you up from your hotel and you will join south of Cappadocia tour. You will visit;
Kizilcukur: Is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.
Cavusin: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2 KM from Goreme, on the Goreme-Avanos road. The Church of St. John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintigs date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however.
Hospital Monastery: One of the oldest monastries in Cappadocia.
Kaymakli Underground City: Kaymakli and Derinkuyu underground cities are the two largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.
Pigeon House: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.
After the tour, we will arrange your transportation from Cappadocia to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport for your flight to Istanbul at 20:30 PM. Arrive in Istanbul at 21:30 PM. Meet on arrival and transfer to your hotel in Istanbul.
Day 9 - Free Day in Istanbul.
After breakfast you will have a free time for shopping.
Day 10 - Free Day and Transfer to Airport to finalize your trip in Istanbul.
After breakfast you will have a free time according to your time frame to fly, you will picked up from your hotel to be transferred to airport to finalize your trip in Turkey.
Includes of Grand Turkey Package
- All airport hotel transportations
- 4 nights accomadation in Istanbul with breakfast
- Full day Istanbul city tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Istanbul to Izmir flight ticket
- 1 night accomadation in Kusadasi with breakfast
- Full day Ephesus tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Pamukkale to Antalya, Antalya to Konya, Konya to Cappadocia bus tickets
- 2 nights accomadation in Antalya with breakfast
- 1 day Konya tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- 2 nights accomadation in Cappadocia with breakfast
- 2 full day Cappadocia tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Full day Antalya tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Full day Pamukkale tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Izmir to Istanbul flight ticket
Excludies of Grand Turkey Package
- Personal Expenses
Pick-up and Drop-off Details of Grand Turkey Package
- Istanbul International Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.