11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS

charming Turkey

Ankara - Canakkale - Cappadocia - Ephesus - Istanbul - Karakus - Konya - Pamukkale - Pergamum - Safranbolu - Troy
Starting from $1,880.00

charming Turkey

Marvelous Turkey and Charming Turkey tours are very popular in US market. Charming Turkey Tour is a 11D10N tour. All hotels are boutique style which makes this tour an original one. You can feel all local atmosphere by staying in these special class hotels (cave hotel in Cappadocia, Ottoman mansion in Safranbolu). The price of this tour is very competitive in the market with all these extras.

Enjoy this 11 day tour around Turkey where you can see a lot of stunning places with a major historical importance and interesting people to meet. In Istanbul you will visit The Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, and in Troy - a famous wooden horse. No visit to Turkey is complete without visiting Safranbolu, a town and district of Karabuk Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey.  The Old Town preserves many old buildings, with 1008 known historical artifacts. These are: 1 private museum, 25 mosques, 5 tombs, 8 historical fountains, 5 Turkish baths, 3 caravanserais, 1 historical clock tower, 1 sundial and hundreds of houses and mansions. Also there are mounds of ancient settlements, rock tombs and historical bridges. The Old Town is located in a deep ravine in a fairly dry area in the rain shadow of the mountains. The New Town can be found on the plateau about two kilometers west of the Old Town.

Cave hotels / Historical Hotels / Ottoman mansions /Boutique Hotels

Highlights : Topkapi Palace , Saint Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Ephesus, Temple
of Arthemis, Sirince , Pergamum Acropol , Troy , Anzac Cove , Lone Pine ,Conk Baire,
Hierapolis ,Pamukkale Lime Cascade, Mevlana Mausoleum, Goreme, KAymakli
Underground City, Ataturk Museum , Safranbolu

INCLUDES
  • Hotels: (4-5* Special class) or Similar
  • 3 Nights accommodation at the Peak Hotel in Istanbul
  • 1 Night accommodation at the Nazlihan Hotel (Historical ) in Assos Canakkale
  • 2 Nights accommodation at the Kismet Boutique DLX Hotel in Kusadasi
  • 1 Night accommodation at the Lycus River or Tripolis 5* Hotel in Denizli Pamukkale
  • 2 Nights accommodation at the Tafoni Evleri or Kapa Kapi (Cave) Hotel in Cappadocia
  • 1 Night accommodation at the Imren Lokum or Cinci Hani (Otoman Mension) Hotel in Safranbolu
  • Arrival and departure transfers (Sabiha Gokcen airport is subject to surcharge)
  • Hotel Accommodation proposed as in the above list
  • Meals are as indicated in the itineraries with code letters :B(Breakfast),L(Lunch),D(Dinner)
  • Professional Tour Guides throughout Turkey Programs .
  • Luggage handling in the hotels
  • Local Taxes
  • Museum Entrance fees
EXCLUDES
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
  • Tips & Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
ITINERARY
Day 1 - Wed: Istanbul

Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative before transfer to your Hotel.
Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure .
 


Day 2 - Thu: Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel, a guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar .The day ends with an overnight stay in Istanbul. (B)


Day 3 - Fri : Canakkale

After breakfast at the hotel , drive to Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove , Nek , Conk Bair , Lone Pine and 57.th regiment memorial and the war museum , cross the dardanelles .Overnight stay in Canakkale.(B,D)


Day 4 - Sat : Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi

After breakfast at the hotel drive to legendary to Troy ; the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. , crossing the legendary mountain Ida arrival to Pergamum visit Acropolis and Overnight stay in Kusadasi . (B,D)


Day 5 - Sun : Ephesus- Sirince – Kusadasi

After Breakfast a short drive to visit Ephesus . We continue to marvelous village of Sirince where you be able to experience one of the most beautiful villages in Turkey. You may be able to do shopping and taste delicious wines of the village. Return to Kusadasi for overnight stay.(B,D)


Day 6 - Mon : Hierapolis –Pamukkale

After Breakfast drive through the meander plain and cotton farms , arrive to Pamukkale ,time to enjoy the beauty Of lime cascade and visit ancient Hierapolis . Overnight Denizli. (B,D)


Day 7 - Tue : – Konya - Cappadocia

After breakfast. Early departure for Konya.we tour the monastery of the Mervlana Whirling Dervishes. Then have an afternoon drive to Cappadocia via Seljuk- a fine example of an ancient Silk Road caravanserai. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia (B,D)


Day 8 - Wed: Cappadocia

After breakfast full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and natural fortress in Uchisar.. An optional and fun Turkish folklore evening is available tonight .Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia(B,D)


Day 9 - Thu: Cappadocia- Ankara - Safranbolu Early in the morning an optional

Balloon tour is available Morning departure for Safranbolu. On the way stop by Ankara and visit Ataturk Mauseleum in Ankara. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. We continue our drive and check in to our Safranbolu ,the world heritage town of Unesco which is considered as an open air museum .Tonight we stay at an old ottoman mension (B,D)


Day 10 - Fri Safranbolu Istanbul

After breakfast visit the old town of Safranbolu where you can test the fine sample of Turkish delights then continue to drive to Istanbul . Overnight – Istanbul(B)


Day 11 - Sat Istanbul

Breakfast. Transfer to airport . (B)


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