BE-T001 : Classical Turkey 1
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BE-T001 : Classical Turkey 1
8 Days, 7 Nights / Tailor Made

This one week tour brings you to Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus and Pamukkale. This program can easily be combined with a program from/to Greece.

Day 1 : Istanbul

Upon arrival in Istanbul, transfer to your hotel and time at leisure.

If you wish to get already acquainted with this metropolis, you may consider to join a "Dining Out the Turkish Way" evening program (not included in the price).
 

Day 2 : Istanbul (B,L)

Join a group to visit the highlights of Istanbul : the Hagia Sophia Museum, the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace, the Hippodrome, the Covered Bazaar.

Note :
- The Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays and the Topkapi Palace on Tuesdays.  They are then replaced by the visit of the Chora Museum.
- The visit of the Harem (within the Topkapi Palace) is not included in the program
- On Sundays the covered bazaar is closed and then replaced by the Egyptian / Spice bazaar.
 

Day 3 : Istanbul (B)

In the morning, cruise on the Bosphorus : During this half day tour, you will stroll the winding streets of the Egyptian/Spice bazaar and enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorus.
Free afternoon till transfer to the airport for flight to Cappadocia.
Upon landing, transfer to your hotel and overnight.

Day 4: Cappadocia

If you are early birds and wish to join a sunrise hot air balloon ride, this can be arranged at the price of 105,- Euro per person (not included in the program price).

Tour to Goreme : Today we will discover some of the Cappadocia landscapes and the top highlight ie, the open air museum of Goreme : churches and monasteries covered with frescoes.

Day 5 : Cappadocia

You still have the possibility to join a sunrise hot air balloon ride if you did not go on day 4.

Tour to Kaymakli : Among our visits today : more valleys, typical villages and the most representative underground city Kaymakli.

At the end of the day, transfer to the airport and fight to Izmir.  Transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi and overnight.
 

Day 6 : Kusadasi

With an English speaking cosmopolite group, we will go on tour to the Ephesus and area and visit the Shrine of Virgin Mary, the archaeological site of Ephesus and the Artemision, temple dedicated to Artemis/Diana.
After lunch, we will shown and explained everything about a typical and century old Turkish craft : carpet weaving.
 

Day 7 : Kuadasi

After a drive of approx. 3 hours, we will reach Pamukkale, the archaeological site of Hierapolis an the chalk terraces.
Enjoy the visit of Hierapolis, a walk on the terraces before you will enjoy free time to swim in the "antique pool" (access not included in the price).
At the end of the tour, return to Kusadasi, transfer to Izmir for flight back to Istanbul.  Or if schedules allows, transfer to the Denizli airport and flight back to Istanbul.
Upon arrival in Istanbul, transfer to your hotel and overnight.

Day 8 : Istanbul (B)

Time at leisure till transfer to the airport for home flight (meeting at your hotel will be 3 hours prior to take-off).

- All accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis in 4* or boutique hotels
- All pick-up services
- All excursions – on group basis (unless otherwise specified in the program), with English speaking tour guide, entrance fees and lunch included
- If/when mentioned in a program, intercity bus tickets
 

- Visa fee to enter Turkey which can be obtained online at www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
- Drinks and any other personal expenses
- Personal travel insurances (theft, loss of belongings, cancellation, health...)
- International and domestic flights
- Gratuities
- Any other service which has not been stated as included above or in the program description
 

620,- EUR per person

Price may change depending the period of the year and number of passengers.

This proposed tour is a typical round trip yet it can be revised as per your interests, wishes, budget... Due to closure days of some monuments and/or air schedules the program may need to be re-arranged accordingly. Prices will be revised according to the requested services The price quote fr this typical tour is based on a party of 4 adults sharing two double rooms. Possible extras : - All services on private basis - Extra tours in the evening (folklore shows, dinner cruises, Whirling Dervishes ceremonies... - Higher hotel category - Other choice of tours - Single use rooms and/or additional beds - Guidance in other language than English (depending the language, a supplement may be charged) - Replace the organized daily tours by a rental car - Private driver during the complete program (no air tickets needed then) General Comments : - On the day by day description, the included meals will be indicated as per below : B = Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner (Example : B,L,D) - For further information about this program, please contact us using the request for below - For bigger parties or groups, please contact us for your quotation.

Both in Turkey and Greece, winters may be cold and summers hot. On the other hand, you will most probably be visiting archaeological sites with more or less walking difficulties. Hence an adapted outfit is recommended :

  • In winter : strong walking shoes, warm coat, umbrella, protection against cold wind (hat, gloves)
  • In summer : strong walking shoes, cotton clothing, sun hat, sun glasses, sun cream
  • When visiting churches and mosques, appropriate dressing

Do not forget !

  • Your daily medication if and when needed while on tour.
  • Your tour voucher, the only proof that you have subscribed and paid for this tour.
  • Cash money to pay the not included entrance fees, drinks and lunch, shopping, tips…
  • Your cameras… Remember that at some sites and museums taking pictures may be forbidden or allowed midst payment of a fee. Inquire about using a flash;
  • Your swimming wear if you join a tour with swimming opportunity.
  • Possibly spare shoes, T-shirts, jumpers, socks

Visiting archaeological site may require good physical conditions and access to people with reduced mobility is not always possible. During visits and stops, the buses will be locked and under the supervision of the driver. Hence, if you wish, you can leave some personal belongings in the bus yet at your own responsibility. If not done at subscription, inform your tour guide as soon as you get on the coach about your specific food requirements so that the restaurant booked for lunch can be informed accordingly in due time.

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