Details of Islamic Tour Package Turkey
Let us take you on a journey of a Islamic Tour Package Turkey.
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 - Full Day Bosphorus Cruise , Dolmabahce Palace and Two Continents 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 Bosphorus Cruise tour and visit to;
Dolmabahce Palace: Dolmabahce Palace was home to six Sultans from 1856, when it was first inhabited, up until the agbolition of the Caliphate in 1924 . Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey, used the palace as a presidential residence during summers.
Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque: Located on the shore of Bosphorus in Dolmabahçe, Bezmialem Valide Sultan Mosque also called Dolmabahçe Mosque (Dolmabahçe Camii)
Golden Horn: The Golden Horn is an inlet of the Bosphorus with two rivers draining into it at the far end. It is considered to be the world's largest natural harbor.
City Walls: Constantinople's great city walls were breached only twice in 1600 years. The first breach occured in 1204 during the fourth Crusade.
Bosphorus Bridge: Overshadowing Istanbul's traditional architecture is one of the world's largest suspension bridges, the Bosphorus Bridge, linking Europe and Asia.
Ebu Eyyup El Ensari Tomb: Who was visited by Mohammed the Prophet during his first visit to Medina.
Pierre Loti Hill: The hill was named after the French novelist and naval officer Pierre Lotti who visited Istanbul several times and stayed many years.
Fly Over by Cable Car: Enjoy the beautiful view from the cable car all the way down to the hill.
Rumeli Fortress( From The Sea): The biggest fortification of Istanbul can be seen dearlyduring our Bosphorus Cruise.
The Black Sea: Get the best shot where Bosphorus meets Black Sea.
17:30 PM is the end of the tour, we will drop you back to your hotel and Bosphorus Cruise Tour Istanbul will be ended.
Day 4 - Green Bursa Tour
We will pick you up from your hotel and drive to Kocaeli take a ferry to Yalova than drive to Bursa which is first Ottoman Capital, our first stop is Historical Inkaya tree over 610 years old, then we willl have lunch delicious mixed grilled lovely restaurant which located at the skirt of mountain. Drive to Uludag Mountain. Uludag Mountain is the most advanced, most popular winter sports and most popular mountain of Turkey. We will give you free time for ski, snow and chairlift. After spent our time in Uludag Mountain we will back to down town by Cable Car. When we arrive to down town we will visit Green Mosque, Green Tomb, Silk Market. We will drive back to Istanbul and transfer to your hotels.
Day 5 - 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 6 - Full Day Pamukkale, Hierapolis Tour - Bus to Konya - Overnight in Konya
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.
After the tour transfer to Pamukkale bus station, bus to Konya and overnight.
Day 7 - Full Day Islamic Konya Tour - Lunch - bus to Cappadocia - Transfer to Hotel.
Breakfast at hotel, drive to center to discover the historical sites for Islam. Visiting the famous Mevlana and Dervishes cultural centre,Karatay Tile Museum, This museum features tiles from the Seljuk Empire - Ince Minare , houses wooden and stone works of the Seljuk period - Alaaddin Hill and Mosque, The mosque built on the Alaaddin Hill, is the oldest historical building in Anatolia from the Seljuk period. (1116-1156) Alaaddin Palace was built during the reign of Sultan Kilic Arslan II.Konya was the capital city of Seljukian Empire and one of the first Islamic capitals in Asia and Europa. You will have great local lunch in Konya and be able to observe the local and conservative life in Konya. Your Konya tour guide will bring a large information of Mevlana and his phlosophy into your day trip. At the end of your Islamic tour in Konya you will be transfered to bus station and bus to Cappadocia. On arrival we will meet you and drive to your hotel for overnight.
Day 8 - Full Day South of Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia.
Breakfast at hotel then 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 9 - Full Day North Cappadocia Tour - Fly To Istanbul - Overnight
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.
At the end of the tour, we transfer you to the airport.Evening flight back to Istanbul.Meet on arrival and transfer to hotel.Overnight in Istanbul.
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.
If you want Cappadocia Hot Air Baloon tour we can add the tour programme with extra cost.
Includes of Islamic Tour Package Turkey
- Airport to Hotel Transfers in Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya and Izmir
- 5 Nights hotel Accommodation in Istanbul with breakfast.
- 1 Nights hotel Accommodation in Kusadasi with breakfast.
- 1 Night hotel Accommodation in Konya with breakfast.
- 2 Nights hotel Accommodation in Cappadocia with breakfast.
- Full day Istanbul city tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Full day Istanbul Bosphorus cruise tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Full Day Bursa tour includes transportation, lunch, guide, cable car
- Istanbul to Izmir, Cappadocia to Istanbul flight ticket
- Full day Ephesus tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Full day Pamukkale tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Pamukkale to Konya, Konya to Cappadocia bus ticket
- Full day private Konya tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- 2 Full day Cappadocia tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
Excludies of Islamic Tour Package Turkey
- International flights
- Personal expenses
Pick-up and Drop-off Details of Islamic Tour Package Turkey
- Istanbul International Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.