Heritage Turkey Tour 9 Days

Heritage Turkey Tour 9 Days

Heritage Turkey Tour 9 Days

TOUR CODE:IGEL-05B

See the best of Turkey on this ultimate 10-day tour from Istanbul! Visit the country’s cultural capital Istanbul to see its top attractions like the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar and enjoy day trips to historic sites like Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Hierapolis and many more. See astounding rock formations at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale. Don’t forget to bring your camera.
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Tour Code Duration Location Price
IGEL-05B9 Days 8 NightsAydın Ephesus Gallipoli İstanbul İzmirAsk

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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” ] Pickup from airport and transfer to hotel. When you arrive to Istanbul airport we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 2 Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Full Day Walking Tour” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup at 08:30 from your hotel. 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. Listen the history and examine the architecture displays with your professional guide. 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, then walking to Topkapi Imperial Palace. It is the largest palace in Istanbul and also it was primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years. 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 jewelery, leather and spices shops. Your tour finishes with a drop-off at your European-side hotel or in central Istanbul. Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 3 Bosphorus & T wo Continents Full Day Tour” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup at 08:30 from your hotel. 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 Croatian, Rüstem Pasha and designed by -one the most famous architect in history- Mimar Sinan. 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 your 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, restaurants. 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. Closed: Mondays and Thursdays; Dolmabahce Palace (Replaced with Galata Tower) includes; Lunch, Transportation, Guide, Boat Cruise, Museums and Entrance Fees. Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 4 GALLIPOLI TOUR” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup at 06:30 from your hotel. TOUR CODE:GALLIPOLI TOUR Hit the road in the early morning from İstanbul to Gallipoli (approx. 5 hours). Your English speaking host will tell you the history of the ANZACs during your travel. Visit ANZAC Cove, is a small cove on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. Give a break for lunch at Maydos Restaurant & Bar Then continue to o Lone Pine Cemetery and Memorial named after the solitary pine tree that grew here. Amazing landscape and fascinating historical atmosphere give you unforgettable memories because of their past. On the memorial you will find the names of 4221 Australian and 709 New Zealand soldiers who have no known grave. Last stop is Kabatepe Museum and Johnstons Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels) Departure time is 18.00 to come back to Istanbul and arrival time is 21.30 Your tour finishes with a hotel drop-off. overnight Canakkale. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 5 Troy and Pergamum ” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup at 08:30 from your hotel. After breakfast at 08.30 we start tours of Troy and Pergamum, continue onto your choice of Selcuk or Kusadasi. Visit the ancient city of Troy, famous for the legendary Trojan horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Prince. The ancient town of Pergamum was one of the most important centres for culture and arts in its time. Now on display is the magnificant acropolis. (B,L) Overnight Kuşadası [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 6 Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi or Selcuk” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup at 09:00 from your hotel. 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.
Overnight Kuşadası [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 7 Pamukkale Tour” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup at 08:00 from your hotel. Pamukkale and Hierapolis will be visited with an expert guide. Discover top attractions of city such as Domitian Gate, Colannaded Gate, Cathedral, Red waters of Karahayit, Pamukkale Museum & The Travertines of Pamukkale. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 8 İstanbul Hotel” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup around 09:00 from bus station and transfer to hotel. When you arrive to Istanbul airport we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 9 When you arrive to Istanbul airport we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel.” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Pickup after breakfast and transfer to airport. When you arrive to Istanbul airport we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. [/su_spoiler] [/su_tab] [su_tab title=”HighLigts” ][su_list icon=”icon: share”]

  • Istanbul
  • Gallipoli
  • Troy
  • Pergamum
  • Ephesus
  • Pamukkale

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Inclusions

  • Hotels
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Bus tickets
  • Entrance fees
  • Breakfast, Lunch

Exclusions

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

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Not wheelchair accessible

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