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7 days turkey tour package

ISTANBUL (10 days /9 nights)

Day 1 (Istanbul Airport /Arrival)

Upon arrival to Istanbul, you will be met and greeted with signboard written Ada Vegas Travel on it by our representative at the airport. Regarding the information and important details of the tour will be provided by the tour director at welcome briefing.

Day 2 

After the breakfast at the hotel, full day Istanbul city tour will take place with its most highlights; See the magnificent ancient Hippodrome, Visit the world-famous Blue Mosque, a stunning example of Ottoman architecture. Experience the Hagia Sophia, one of Turkey’s most important museums. Marvel at the grandeur of Topkapi Palace. Try out your bargaining skills at the Grand Bazaar. The city of Istanbul has a history which spans almost 2,500 years, and this is nowhere more evident than in the Old City area of Sultanahmet. The tour opens with the magnificent Hippodrome, once the site of chariot races during the Roman and Byzantine era. Then possibly the most photographed site in Istanbul, the Blue Mosque. After the tour program, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 

After the breakfast, depart from the hotel towards Canakkale. Upon arrival to Gallipoli first where is the site of many battles during WWI, on the way to Canakkale, visit the beach and cemeteries of Anzac Cove, then, visit Australia’s primary memorial location, Lone Pine which was named for a single pine tree that lived here. See the names of 5,000 soldiers who rest here after dying in battle. Next, explore the Nek’s war-torn trenches and listen to stories of soldiers who attacked from hiding places within nearby forests. Continue to Chunuk Bair and hear how the Allies bravely captured this site but were unable to defend it. Also, stop and observe the memorials of courageous New Zealanders who fought till the end. Afterwards crossing Dardanelles by public ferry, upon arrival to Canakkale city center, have some free time to take photo with Trojan Horse which had been showed and used one of main figures in “Troy” movie, located at the harbor of the city. Then transferred towards your hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Canakkale.

Day 4 

After the breakfast at the hotel, depart for visiting Troy where the Trojan War between Greeks and Trojans took place in 1250 BC which was a very important settlement in the Bronze Age. A replica of Trojan horse can be also seen. To date, nine strata were identified and dated down to up. Then transfer towards Pergamon, on the way to Pergamon, you will be our guest at old Turkish village and have a lunch with locals at their homes. After this experience, Pergamon visit will be take its place with Acropolis: Most of the extraordinary buildings and monuments in Bergama date to the time of Eumenes II, including the famed library, the terrace of the spectacularly sited hillside theater, the main palace, the Altar of Zeus and the propylaeum of the Temple of Athena. In the early Christian era, Pergamum’s church was a major center of Christianity and was one of the Seven Churches of Revelation (Rev. 2:12-17). The ancient city is composed of three main parts: the Acropolis, whose main function was social and cultural as much as it was sacred; the Lower City, or realm of the lower classes. Afterwards depart to Izmir or Kusadasi for overnight and dinner.

Day 5 (Ephesus (Breakfast))

After the breakfast at the hotel, today starts with Ephesus: The route will take you past the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan, the Great Theater and the spectacular Celsus Library, one of the best-preserved buildings among the ruins. Visit the Odeon, Bouleterion, Temple of Hadrian, Serapis and Domitian. Continue to the Great Theatre, the Double Church and Arcadian Way. Walk along Marble Street and get fantastic views, whichever way you look. Afterwards short journey to House of Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition, Mary was brought to Ephesus by the apostle John after the resurrection of Christ and lived her final days here. This church was built on the foundation of that house and its authenticity has been confirmed by Pope Paul VI and Pope John Paul II. Many visitors describe this as an uplifting or spiritual experience. After the tour visit Turkmen village where traditional Turkish women weave original and traditional Turkish rugs and short brief about rugs & carpets in Turkish culture and most important part of weaving the rugs. Then transfer back to the hotel for overnight.

 Optional: Dinner in a Famous Local Seafood Restaurant with Limited Local Drinks

Day 6 

After the breakfast at the hotel, depart towards Pamukkale & Hierapolis. The ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as Pamukkale famous white travertines (calcium pools) have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BCE, with people travelling great distances to soothe their ailments or retire here. The impressive Necropolis, the largest graveyard in the ancient world, with over 1200 tombs attest to the importance of Hierapolis in ancient times. Your Pamukkale day tour begins with a visit to the red springs in the nearby village of Karahayit. Afterwards, take some time to visit the nearby ancient city of Hierapolis and take a dip in what used to be Cleopatra’s old pool – sculpted as a gift from Mark Antony. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 7

After the breakfast at the hotel, depart towards Cappadocia. On the way to Cappadocia, visit Sultanhan Caravanserai was built in 1229 by Seljuk sultan Alaeddin Keykubad I when Aksaray was an important stopover along the Silk Road that crossed through Anatolia. Afterwards stop at Saratli village to visit Saratli Underground City: Three levels with some 40 rooms were developed for public inspection, including the toilets and the bath. But the city is estimated to have had seven levels, probably because lower parts of the city are collapsed. Like in the other cities the entrances are closed by huge millstones which were rolled in front of the opening. Then keep continuing to Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia

Optional: Turkish Folkloric Night in a Cave Restaurant with Local Drinks

Day 8

Optional: Early Morning Hot Air Balloon Ride
After the breakfast at the hotel, full day tour starts with Goreme Open-air Museum. Goreme Open-Air Museum resembles a vast monastic complex composed of scores of refectory monasteries placed side-by-side, each with its own fantastic church. It is obviously the first sight to be visited by any traveler in Cappadocia, standing as it does in the very center of the region with easy access from all directions. Pasabag in Cappadocia is located on the road to Zelve, coming from Goreme or Avanos. Highly remarkable earth pillars can be seen here, in the middle of a vineyard, hence the name of the place which means: the Pacha’s vineyard. This site is also called Monks Valley. Then continuing towards Avanos: Situated along the Kızılırmak (Red River), the ancient town of Avanos is famous for its many historical pottery factories. Traditionally formed by men and painted by women, Turkish ceramics have a huge place in the country’s cultural and artistic history. Explore the town’s ceramic trade district and see this long-practiced art form firsthand with a tour of its authentic factories dating back to the Hittites. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.Optional: Whirling Dervishes Ceremony Show

Day 9

After the breakfast at the hotel, departure from Cappadocia towards Istanbul passing through Ankara. On the way to Istanbul, first stop is Ankara, visit Anatolian Civilizations Museum: the museum has several exhibits of Anatolian archeology. They start with the Paleolithic era, and continue chronologically through the Neolithic, Early Bronze, Assyrian trading colonies, Hittite, Phrygian, Urartian, Greek, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods. Then keep continuing towards Istanbul. Upon arrival Istanbul, transfer to the hotel and overnight.

Day 6 

After the breakfast at the hotel, depart towards Pamukkale & Hierapolis. The ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as Pamukkale famous white travertines (calcium pools) have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BCE, with people travelling great distances to soothe their ailments or retire here. The impressive Necropolis, the largest graveyard in the ancient world, with over 1200 tombs attest to the importance of Hierapolis in ancient times. Your Pamukkale day tour begins with a visit to the red springs in the nearby village of Karahayit. Afterwards, take some time to visit the nearby ancient city of Hierapolis and take a dip in what used to be Cleopatra’s old pool – sculpted as a gift from Mark Antony. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 7

After the breakfast at the hotel, depart towards Cappadocia. On the way to Cappadocia, visit Sultanhan Caravanserai was built in 1229 by Seljuk sultan Alaeddin Keykubad I when Aksaray was an important stopover along the Silk Road that crossed through Anatolia. Afterwards stop at Saratli village to visit Saratli Underground City: Three levels with some 40 rooms were developed for public inspection, including the toilets and the bath. But the city is estimated to have had seven levels, probably because lower parts of the city are collapsed. Like in the other cities the entrances are closed by huge millstones which were rolled in front of the opening. Then keep continuing to Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia

Optional: Turkish Folkloric Night in a Cave Restaurant with Local Drinks

Day 8

Optional: Early Morning Hot Air Balloon Ride
After the breakfast at the hotel, full day tour starts with Goreme Open-air Museum. Goreme Open-Air Museum resembles a vast monastic complex composed of scores of refectory monasteries placed side-by-side, each with its own fantastic church. It is obviously the first sight to be visited by any traveler in Cappadocia, standing as it does in the very center of the region with easy access from all directions. Pasabag in Cappadocia is located on the road to Zelve, coming from Goreme or Avanos. Highly remarkable earth pillars can be seen here, in the middle of a vineyard, hence the name of the place which means: the Pacha’s vineyard. This site is also called Monks Valley. Then continuing towards Avanos: Situated along the Kızılırmak (Red River), the ancient town of Avanos is famous for its many historical pottery factories. Traditionally formed by men and painted by women, Turkish ceramics have a huge place in the country’s cultural and artistic history. Explore the town’s ceramic trade district and see this long-practiced art form firsthand with a tour of its authentic factories dating back to the Hittites. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.Optional: Whirling Dervishes Ceremony Show

Day 10

After the breakfast at the hotel, free & leisure until your departure transfer to the airport.

Dates: DEPARTURES (2022)

DayMonth
23August
13,20,27September
11,18,25October
8,22November

DEPARTURES (2023)

DayMonth
21March
4,18April
2,16,30May
13,27June
11,25July
8,22August
12,19,26September
10,17,24October
7,21November

Price

SingleDoubleTriple
$1640$1140$1090

• 9 nights accommodation at above mentioned hotels (4 and 5 stars)
• Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner
• Professional Experienced & licensed guides throughout journey
• Lunch at a traditional Turkish village with locals at their homes
• Transportation by brand new & air-conditioned vehicle or coach
• Luggage handling
• Local taxes and service charges
• Complimentary arrival / departure transfers: Only on arrival and departure days. Pre or post stay transfers are not included

• Personal expenses
• Optional tours
• All other expenses not included to the program or inclusions
• Customary tips to guide and drivers (the details of suggested tipping are mentioned on Term & Conditions)