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02 Nights @ 5***** Cave Hotel Cappadocia 02 Nights @ 4**** Kusadasi 02 Nights @ 4**** Antalya 04 Nights @ 5***** IstanbulAny Thing Not Mentioned In The Inclusion Column.01-0730-11
Day 1 : Day 01 : Istanbul - Cappadocia
Arrival to Istanbul and take connecting flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival ,you will be met with our staff holding your name on the signboard and you will be transferred to your luxury Cave Hotel in Cappadocia for rest and overnight.
A trip to Cappadocia, in central Turkey, gives you the chance for a unique lodging experience: staying in a cave.
Please note that we will not meet you in Istanbul and will meet in Cappadocia airport only.So please dont look for anybody at Istanbul airport to meet you .
Day 2 : Day 02 : Cappadocia
Early morning you will be picked up from the hotel for a Hot Air Balloon Flight which is a Unique Experience of a Lifetime.On the morning of your flight, the crew picks you up at your hotel before dawn and drives you to the takeoff site for the first flight of the day. After a chilly dawn launch you float silently above the Cappadocian moonscape dotted with villages, vineyards and fruit orchards for about an hour, coming down in a farmer's field.The crew retrieves you and the aircraft, then breaks out the bubbly for a traditional champaigne toast to a successful aeronautical adventure.
Then you will be returned back to hotel . After a short freshen up at the hotel ,you will be picked up from the hotel for a full Day tour in Cappadocia with lunch.
Start the day visiting Devrent Valley, also known as “Imagination Valley”, this is the most surreal-looking landscape. Your next stop will be Pashabagi also called the Monks Valley because Christian hermits chose to locate hermit cells and churches in these three-headed pinnacles symbolic of the Holy Trinity, it’s possible to see all the stages in the formation of fairy chimneys at this spot.
Proceed to Avanos (Venessa) the pottery centre of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak/Red River. The river gets its name from the red clay it deposits. You can watch the potters at work using kick wheels, the technique which has remained unchanged for generations. Lunch in a Local Restaurant and Continue to Göreme Open Air Museum. The world’s most important Byzantine cave churches are found in these once remote valleys where monks and nuns pursued monastic life from the 3rd century on. Here you can see the best preserved Byzantine cave wall paintings and frescos from the Iconoclastic period through to the end of Seljuk rule. Icons with scenes from the Old Testament and the New Testament above portraits of Church Fathers and saints depict the structure of the Byzantine universe. Panoramic view point Esentepe. With a spectacular view over Göreme, see the complete view of Goreme valley and Goreme village: fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses. End your day with Uchisar Castle. This tall rock, the highest point of the Goreme region.
Day 3 : Day 03 Cappadocia - Kayseri - Izmir by flight- Kusadasi
Today you will be having South Cappadocia Tour and after the tour will be transferred to the airport.
We will pick you up in the morning from your Hotel and start our full day 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. After lunch in a local restaurant we descent towards the centre of the earth, with a trip to the Underground City of Kaymakli, 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 take 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 and for our last stop we will visit Ortshisar Castle the biggest mass of fairy chimneys in Cappadocia.Then you will be transferred to Kayseri for your flight to Izmir either direct or Via Istanbul upon availability of the flight dates.On Arrival to Izmir airport,we will pick you up and will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi
Day 4 : Day 04 Kusadasi - Pamukkale -Hierapolis - Kusadasi
After breakfast at the hotel , you will be picked up to take an enjoyable drive along the Meander Valley towards Pamukkale. Upon your arrival in Pamukkale, stroll trough the Ancient City of Hierapolis; a magical natural site, unique in the world. Also see Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) is a fairyland of dazzling white, petrified castles. Thermal spring waters laden with calcareous salts running off the plateau's edge have created this fantastic formation of stalactites, cataracts and basins. Both the thermal center and the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis, will be visited on this day. After visits, on the way back from Pamukkale, we may stop the bus to visit local farmers working in the cotton fields.Return to Kusadasi .Overnight.
Day 5 : Day 05 Kusadasi -Ephesus - Izmir - Antalya
No trip to Turkey is complete without exploring the ancient ruins of Ephesus - the best-preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean. You will also visit the final resting place of the Virgin Mary on this day trip.Around 09:00 you will be picked up from your hotel and go on this wonderful all day tour.
We first visit The Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Ancient city then after lunch we will visit the House of Virgin Mary. After the tour, you will be transferred to the Izmir airport for your flight to Antalya.Upon arrival ,we will transfer you to your hotel in Antalya.
Day 6 : Day 06 Antalya -Perge - Side Aspendos - Antalya
Antalya, Turkey”s principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean region, is an attractive city with shady palm-lined boulevards and a prize-winning marina on the Mediterranean. This tour will take you to the ancient city of Perge, the famous Aspendos Theater, Manavgat Waterfalls and Side.
Day 7 : Day 07 Antalya - Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel ,you will be transferred to the airport for your direct flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival ,you will be taken to the hotel where you will be spending the last 4 nights of your trip.
Day 8 : Day 08 Istanbul - Full Day Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour
We pick you up from the hotel and take you to the Old Town to begin tour of the Sultanahmet district, the heart of old Istanbul, at Hagia Sophia. Built by the Emperor Justinian in the early 6th century AD and designed by Anthemius of Tralles and Isodore of Miletus, the church is one of the marvels of world architecture. Converted into a mosque in 1453, it is now a museum. Its massive dome still dominates the skyline of old Istanbul. It is also famed for its mosaics, including glittering portraits of emperors and empresses and a poignant Virgin and Child. Next we visit the Blue Mosque which takes its name from the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Built by Sultan Ahmet I in the early 17th century and designed by a pupil of Sinan, the greatest of Ottoman architects, it is the only imperial mosque with six minarets. Its courtyard is especially grand. The Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, held 100,000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empire. Of these, an Egyptian obelisk and a bronze sculpture of three entwined serpents from Delphi survive. The Grand Bazaar was the commercial heart of the old city and its 4,000 shops are full of treasures including carpets and kilims, silks, jewelry, ceramics, icons, and leather goods. Wandering through the Grand Bazaar, indulge in some shopping, Ottoman style.Then we stop for lunch.
After the lunch we begin our tour at Topkapı Palace, which, from the 15th to the 19th century, was the principal residence of the Ottoman Sultans. We will visit the fabulous Imperial Treasury and the Baghdad Kiosk. Topkapı Palace is now a museum and has unrivalled collections of jewelry, including the Spoonmaker’s Diamond, the 3rd largest in the world. It also possesses numerous Ottoman court costumes and ceramics, notably including one of the world’s finest collections of Chinese celadon ceramics, many of which were gifts from other rulers. Interestingly, some of the ceramics have a special glaze that was said to change color in the presence of poison. We also visit the Imperial Armory, displaying centuries of Ottoman weaponry. But perhaps the loveliest feature of Topkapı Palace are its courtyards with their ancient trees; it is easy to imagine the sultan strolling here far from the cares of state and empire. Return to the hotel.
Day 9 : Day 09 Istanbul - Full Day Princess Islands Tour
Take a leisurely 28-kilometer cruise through the Sea of Marmara to the unspoiled charms of Buyukada. The largest of the Prince's Islands, Buyukada boasts lush foliage, pine forests, turn of the century wooden mansions and incomparable views of Istanbul. Best of all, cars are banned, so you travel by horse-drawn carriage.
There is no better way to escape the bustle of Istanbul for a day than with a visit to the idyllic Princes’ Islands. Enjoy cool breezes and charming sights along the way to Büyükada, the largest Island in the chain. Famous for their mild climates, lush vegetation, and ornate Ottoman houses, all the islands are unspoiled by traffic. Instead of cars there are carriages, called phaetons, which we will use to tour the island and its beautiful scenery studded with elegant mansions draped with purple bougainvillea, reminiscent of a more leisured and graceful era. We will enjoy our lunch at the best of one of the many excellent fresh fish restaurants that line the waterfront, gazing across the Asian shore of Istanbul, so close - though it feels worlds away.
Day 10 : Day 10 Istanbul
Free day in Istanbul to explore city on your own .In the evening ,you will be picked up for a wonderful Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Belly Dancing and Show including unlimited drinks.
A Dinner Cruise that presents you the beauty and history of the Bosphorus. You will meet Ottoman lovers proud swashbucklers, the bride henna ceremony. Dance of Gypsy girls, a funny show Aşuk Maşuk, the belly dancer , as beautiful as the Bosphorus. You will feel and live the civilizations of the Bosphorus.
Day 11 : Day 11 Istanbul - Departure
Free time until transfer to the airport.Latest Check out is at 1145 am before noon time.We will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home or your onward flight to another destination.
End of our services and you take back full of sweet memories of Turkey
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||INR 165000 / Adult|
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