Highlight of Turkey

Highlight of Turkey

Highlight of Turkey
Cityscapes Stopover
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7 Days 6 Nights

Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale

Day 1:    Istanbul

Meet at the Istanbul Airport by one of our representatives and transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation: Hilton Garden Inn Golden Horn or similar

Day 2:    Istanbul  (B/L)

After breakfast, enjoy a full day Istanbul city tour. Start the day with a visit to Hagia Sophia, a marvel of world architecture, before heading to the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue Iznik tiles and the only imperial mosque with six minarets. Continue to the Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium that held 100,000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empire. On to Topkapi Palace, a museum in Istanbul that exhibits the imperial collections of the Ottoman Empire and maintains an extensive collection of books and manuscripts in its library.  End your tour with a shopping spree at the Grand Bazaar, a labyrinth of more than 4,000 shops.

Day 3:    Istanbul – Ankara – Cappadocia (B/L/D)

After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Ankara. Upon arrival, visits in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, including the Hittite Museum, where archaeological pieces dating as far back as the prehistoric age are exhibited and the Mausoleum of Ataturk, where the founder of the Turkish Republic lies.  After lunch depart for Cappadocia. Dinner at hotel in Cappadocia.
Accommodation: Perissia Hotel or similar

Day 4:    Cappadocia (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit to the natural citadel of Uchisar; then visit the Subterranean City of Kaymakli, built in the 7th century by Christians fleeing persecution, in which a visitor is able to descend several floor levels. After lunch, visit the Göreme Open Air Museum; the Pasabag Valley, and finally Avanos Village. The visit will end in a factory shop artesenía typical of the region. Return to hotel after the tour.

Day 5:    Cappadocia – Konya – Pamukkale (B/L/D)

After breakfast, drive along the winding mountain roads to the holy city of Konya. On the way visit the 13th century Seljukian Caravanserai “Sultanhan”. In Konya, visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the great mystic who inspired the Whirling Dervishes. Stop for lunch on the way. Drive to Pamukkale. Arrive at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Hierapark Hotel or similar

Day 6:    Pamukkale – Kusadasi – Izmir – Istanbul (B/L)

After breakfast, tour the ruins of Hierapolis, The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Drive to Selcuk and visit the Shrine of Virgin Mary. After lunch continue to Ephesus, the Roman Capital of Asia Minor. See the Agora, Odeon and the Temple of Hadrian before continuing along the marble road to the Library of Celsus and the Great Theater of the city. Transfer to Izmir Airport for your flight to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hilton Garden Inn Golden Horn or similar

Day 7:   Istanbul – Departure (B)

Enjoy free time until your transfer to Ataturk airport for your homebound flight.

B – Breakfast        L – Lunch        D  – Dinner

Tour Price per Person Double Occupancy – minimum 2 persons

Friday arrival in Istanbul Land Only Single Supp.
 2019: April – June 1260 300
2019: July – October 1270 320
November 2019 – March 2020 1300 330

HOTEL BLACKOUT DATES and SEASONAL SURCHARGE may apply.

~~ ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE ~~

Your Tour Package Includes

• Return transfer between airport and hotel.
• Superior 4-Star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
• Sightseeing Tours with admission and meals as per itinerary.
• Professional English Speaking local guide service.

Your Tour Package Does NOT Include

• International Airfare from Canada to Turkey.
• Domestic flight within Turkey.
• Any applicable weekend and other surcharges imposed by airlines.
• Any taxes, airport fees and fuel surcharge.
• Travel insurance, Travel Visa and all personal expenses.
• Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
• Any items not specified as included.

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