Heritage Turkey Tour 15 Days

Heritage Turkey Tour 15 Days

Heritage Turkey Tour 15 Days

TOUR CODE:IEPH-08B

See the best of Turkey on this ultimate 15-day tour from Istanbul! Visit the country’s cultural capital Istanbul to see its top attractions like the Blue Mosque, and enjoy day trips to historic sites like Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus and Hierapolis. See astounding rock formations at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale, and discover Bursa – the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Also visit the fascinating Oludeniz, Olympus, Goreme and many more.
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Tour Code Duration Location Price
IEPH-08B15 Days 14 NightsAntalya Aydın Cappadocia Ephesus İstanbul İzmir Priene Miletus Didyma Termessos DüdenAsk

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[/su_table] [/su_column][su_spacer size=”10″] [su_column size=”1/1″ center=”yes”] [su_tabs] [su_tab title=”Itinerary”] [su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 1 İstanbul Hotel” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” open=”yes” ] When you arrive to Istanbul we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. Stay in Istanbul Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 2 Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Full Day Walking Tour” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ]

Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.

Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) is a UNESCO-listed museum that contains Ottoman and Byzantine works. From golden age of Byzantine, this once Christian church is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture. Listen the history and examine the architecture displays with your professional guide.

Next stop is Topkapi Palace , the largest and oldest palace in the world to survive to our day and also was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400years. Topkapi Palace was more than just the private residence of the Sultan and his court. It was centre of the supreme executive and judiciary council, the Divan and the training school. The best artist and craftsman’s produced some of the finest work in the whole empire.

Then, make a visit to the Blue Mosque with six minarets, was built at the bequest of Sultan Ahmet I and one of the best preserved and most significant examples of Ottoman architecture.

Continue to Istanbul Hippodrome where chariot races were held and also the centre of Byzantium’s life for 1000 years and of Ottoman life for another 400 years and has been the scene of countless political dramas.

Stop by Caferaga Medresesi, of foundation for serving Turkish Culture, also organises various workshop about handicrafts and music.

Then give a little break for lunch in a local restaurant with typical Turkish cuisine.
The next stop is the Grand Bazaar, one of the most famous bazaar around the world. Discover the bazaar with your guide and make some shopping. It is full with jewellery, leather and spices shops.

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Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) was built between 1597 and 1664, also it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. You can find exotic aromas and various spices. It contains fruit vegetable, flower and fish shops inside.

Rustem Pasha Mosque, for a tour. It was built by a famous Bosnian, Rüstem Pasha and designed by -one the most famous architect in history- Mimar Sinan. One of the most famous mosque in Istanbul for her interior design.

Dolmabahce Palace, was the first European style palace. It was built by Ottoman Sultans between 1843 and 1846.This is the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Also famous with the great collection of European antiquity. Ataturk lived the final part of his life in the palace and died there.

Bosphorus Strait connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and splits the European and Asian sides of Turkey. Bosphorus Bridge, pass through the bridge and watch the beautiful view. It is 1704m long and was the 4th longest bridge around the world. Don’t miss this unique chance to pass from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

Camlica Hill, the highest point in Istanbul, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul city and Bosphorus.

Give a little break for lunch here and enjoy the view while you are eating your tasty meal.

Ortakoy, is a cosmopolitan area, bordering waters of the Bosphorus. Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Jews are leaving here. The neighbourhood hosts many different religious. It is also a popular spot for locals with art galleries, night clubs, and restaurants.

19.30 we will transfer you from our office to bus station [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 4 Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi or Selcuk” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] 08.30 arrival to bus station and we take you from bus station. 09.00 we start our tour for Ephesus Visit to Ephesus,one of the world famous archeological site, also probably the best preserved Classical cities in Europe. Have a nice time walking in the wide streets surrounding the ruins of the city. Temple of Artemis (Diana) is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Enjoy your lunch in the town before traveling to the House of the Virgin Mary, a site that is thought to be the place where the Virgin Mary spent her final days. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. When our tour finishes we transfer you to Izmir Airport for your flight back to istanbul. When you arrive at Istanbul airport we transfer you to your hotel.
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Hierapolis is one of the sacred sites of Turkey. You will have chance to see the ruins of HierapolisDomitian Gate, Colonnaded Gate, Cathedral, Red waters of Karahayit, Pamukkale Museum & The Travertines of Pamukkale.

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Perge, once originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC. You will have chance to see, impressive Colonnaded Street, baths, nymphaeum and agora of the ancient city. The next phase of the tour will be to see the fountain of the River God that used to flow toward the centre of the city. Our following step is to head to Aspendos to see one of the best-preserved amphitheatres in the world and the Manavgat Waterfalls and finally pay a visit to the seaside town of Side for free time.

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We offer you to explore one of the best preserved of the ancient cities of Turkey. Make a visit to Termessos and learn all the history about this fascinating city from your expert guide. Also discover the famous Duden Waterfall, walk around and take some photos with your camera.

[/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 10 ” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] You will get your breakfast at your hotel and free day in Antalya. We will take you to bus station for 21.00 overnight bus to Cappadocia [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 11 Cappadocia Tour South 1″ style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Early morning arrival to bus station and we take you to tour start point Derinkuyu to explore the hand-carved tunnels and caves of the ancient Derinkuyu Underground City. It is the largest excavated underground city in Turkey and is one of several underground complexes found across Cappadocia.
Afterward, walk through Ihlara Valley for 4 km, watching very famous and interesting valley with many churches and underground caves.
Then visit a restaurant for a delicious, local, otantic Anatolian lunch.
Next stop is Belisirma Village. Although a small village, Belisirma is well known because of various ruins around it. The church ruins of Ala, Bezirhane, Karagedik and Direkli are Byzantine cave churches.
Then drive to Selime who has a breathtakingly beautiful and complex church compound cut into the rock.
South Cappadocia Tour final stop is Nar Lake, a volcanic crater lake, about 36 km southeast of Aksaray inCappadocia.
Afterward drop-off your hotel. Overnight Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 12 Cappadocia Tour South 1″ style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ]

Pick up from your hotel at 09:30am and start our full day South Cappadocia tour. Start the day with a hike along the Red & Rose Valley, the most breathtakingly and mysteriously beautiful valleys in the region. The valleys, with their fabulous volcanic rock formations, are in the heart of Cappadocia but well away from the mainstream tourist haunts. Our hike will end in Cavusin Cave Village, where we will see a rock castle and troglodyte dwellings where people lived until the 20th century. The Kaymakli Underground City one of the largest and deepest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. This city is approximately 40m deep and contains all the usual rooms found in an underground city (stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, wineries etc.) We will end the day with a visit to the Pigeon Valley where we will have a spectacular view of dovecotes, old abandoned cave homes and old Greek houses of Uchisar. When our tour finishes we transfer to your hotel.

 

Overnight Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 13 ” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] After breakfast you are free in the Cappadocia untill 21.00 Overnight bus to Istanbul [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 14 İstanbul Hotel” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] When you arrive to Istanbul bus station you will check-in to your hotel yourself. Stay in Istanbul Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 15 Transfer to airport for your return flight” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Transfer to airport for your return flight [/su_spoiler] [/su_tab] [su_tab title=”HighLigts” ][su_list icon=”icon: share”]

  • Istanbul
  • Ephesus
  • Pamukkale
  • Cappadocia
  • Antalya tour

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Inclusions

  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • Dinner on the boat
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Bus tickets
  • Hotel accommodation

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified

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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
  • Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult

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