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TURKEY

ISTANBUL – land only

4 Days / 3 Nights - Guaranteed Daily Departures

Tour Includes:

  • Meals: 3 Buffet Breakfasts and 1 Lunch.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, all Entrance Fees and Guidance.
  • Round Transfers, Meeting, Assistance & Tips.

Day 1: ISTANBUL Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2: ISTANBUL AM Old City Tour: St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Covered Bazaar. After lunch Ottoman Art Tour: Topkapi Palace (Treasury section is included, Harem section is excluded), Spice Market and Rustem Pasa Mosque. (BL)

Day 3: ISTANBUL AM free. PM Bosphorus Tour: Cruise along the shores of Bosphorus Strait. (B)

Day 4: Transfer to the airport. (B)

Price available upon request.

CAPPADOCIA - land only

3 Days / 2 Nights - Guaranteed Daily Departures

Tour Includes:

  • First class hotels: Avrasya/Cappadocia or similar
  • Meals: 2 Buffet Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & 2 Dinners.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, all Entrance Fees and Guidance.
  • Round Transfers, Meeting & Assistance*
  • Tips to the guide and driver are not included

Day 1: CAPPADOCIA Arrival in Kayseri Airport and transfer to Cappadocia. Dinner. (D)

Day 2: CAPPADOCIA Visit Devrent valley , Goreme Open air museum, the valley of Pasabag and the village of Avanos. Lunch at a local restaurant. (BLD)

Day 3: CAPPADOCIA Visit Underground city of Derinkuyu, Ihlara valley, Belisirma village & Selime Monastery. Lunch at a local restaurant. Transfer to Kayseri Airport for the evening flight. (BL)

(*) Transfers are included for flights TK 2006, TK 2007, TK 2008, TK 2009, TK 2010, TK 2011, TK 2012, TK 2013, TK 2014, TK2018, TK 2019, TK2020, TK2021, TK2026 & TK 2027 + All Sun Express airlines and Pegasus airlines flights .

Prices upon request.

ISTANBUL & CAPPADOCIA

6 Days / 5 Nights - Guaranteed Departures

Tour Includes

  • First class hotels: Grand Gulsoy/Istanbul, Peri Tower/Cappadocia or similar
  • Meals: 5 Buffet Breakfasts, 3 Lunches & 2 Dinners.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, all Entrance Fees and Guidance.
  • Round Transfers, Meeting, Assistance & Tips
  • airfare & tips to the guide and driver are not included

Day 1: ISTANBUL Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2: ISTANBUL Full day tour. Visits to St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Covered Bazaar &. Topkapi Palace (Harem section is not included).Overnight at hotel (BL)

Day 3: ISTANBUL Day at leisure. Ovenight at hotel. (B)

Day 4: ANKARA/CAPPADOCIA In the morning transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Ankara. Arrival in Ankara & tour begins with sightseeing in Ankara. Visit Hittite’s museum and Mausoleum of Ankara. After lunch drive to Cappadocia. After a picturesque trip along the Salt Lake visit to the 13th century Seljukian Caravanserai Agzikarahan (BLD)

Day 5: CAPPADOCIA Full day sightseeing. Visit natural citadel of Uchisar, Goreme Valley and its churches, the valley of Pasabag, Pigeon Valley, underground city of Kaymakli and the village of Avanos . Lunch at a local restaurant. (BLD)

Day 6: Transfer to Nevsehir or Kayseri airport. (B)

Departure days: Every Thursday

Price upon request.

HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY

10 Days / 9 Nights - Guaranteed Weekly Departures

Tour Includes

  • Meals: Buffet Breakfasts Daily, 8 Lunches and 6 Dinners.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, all Entrance Fees and Guidance.
  • Half day city tour
  • All transfers, Meeting and Assistance
  • Domestic airfare is not included.
  • Tips to the guide and driver are not included.

Day 1: ISTANBUL
Arrival in Istanbul. Transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 2: ISTANBUL
In the morning visit Byzantine Hippodrome, in which stand the obelisk brought from Egypt by Theodosius and the Serpent Column taken from Delphi by Constantine. The Blue Mosque, which has six minarets and a middle dome of 109 feet, is the next stop before St. Sophia, an originally Christian Basilica, conceived by Constantine and rebuilt by Justinian, then turned into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror. In 1920s Ataturk made it a museum for all regardless of creed. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon visit Topkapi Palace (*) which served as the home of Ottoman Sultans for 400 years and now serves as a museum with a exquisite collection of Chinese porcelain and Ottoman treasury. Before returning to your hotel visit the Grand Covered Bazaar dating back to XVth century, which has over 2,000 shops under one roof. Overnight. (BL) (*) Entrance to Harem section is not included.

Day 3: CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to the airport for an early flight to Ankara, the capital of Turkey and one of the fastest growing cities in the world with a history that can be dated back 3000 years. Upon arrival visit the Anatolian Civilisations Museum, which also exhibits the remains of Catalhoyuk, the Neolithic village dating back to 6500 BC. Then visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. After lunch at a local restaurant in Ankara, destination is the mysterious Cappadocia. (BLD)

Day 4: CAPPADOCIA
Sightseeing in this unique corner of the world. Goreme Open-air Museum is full of pink, rose and white tapering columns. These tall free standing cones of stone curve and twist as if pulled from earth like taffy. Others are tall like fairy chimneys .The caves were settled in the 4th century as monasteries. Visit some caves in cliffs to see Byzantine frescoes decorating early Christian churches. Among them are frescoes of St. Helene, who discovered the true cross at Jerusalem and of saints slaying the dragon, symbol of ancient religion. Lunch at a typical restaurant of the region. In the afternoon, first visit to Kaymakli Underground City; carved out of rock and completely self contained. More than 200 people lived on each of seven floors with the last one 250 feet underground. It is connected to Derinkuyu Underground City by six miles of tunnel. The tour of the region also includes the natural citadel of Uchisar and Pasabag Valley . (BLD)

Day 5: PAMUKKALE
Transfer to Konya. On the way to Konya, visit 13th century Selcuk caravanserai "Sultanhan". Visit the tomb of Mevlana, the great mystic poet and Islamic spiritual leader, who founded the sect of ''Whirling Dervishes''. After lunch continue to Pamukkale, the cotton fortress, which rises above the fertile Menderes Valley. Hot mineral waters burst from the earth and cascade over steep cliffs forming pools, channels and stalactites. The therapeutic waters here were known to founders of the cure city of Hierapolis in 190 BC (BLD)

Day 6: KUSADASI
Stroll through the ruins of ancient Hierapolis, the Roman city, and transfer to Kusadasi. En route lunch at a local restaurant and visit Aphrodisias, the ancient city dedicated to the goddess of love, Aphrodite. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. (BLD)

Day 7: KUSADASI
Visit the ruins of Ephesus, which played a major role in the development of architecture, religions, governmental and economic systems and arts. The temple of Artemis was one of the Seven Wonders of ancient world and centre of pagan religion for 15 centuries. Here Marc Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession, St. Paul preached in the Great Theatre and in a little house outside the city the Virgin Mary spent her last days. (BLD)

Day 8: CANAKKALE
In the morning visit Bergama (ancient Pergamon). Parchment was invented here. This was the home town of Galen, renowned doctor and surgeon and site of his temple devoted to healing, the Asclepion. (Visit to Acropolis is not included). Lunch at a local restaurant in Bergama and in the afternoon drive to Troy, the immortal city of the legendary Helen of Troy and Trojan Horse, which was destroyed and rebuilt nine times. (BLD)

Day 9: ISTANBUL
In the morning drive to Istanbul by crossing the Dardanelles Strait. Lunch en route. Arrival to Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. (BL)

Day 10:
The tour is over! Come back again! Transfer to the airport and departure. Bon voyage…(B)

First class hotels: Grand Gulsoy/Istanbul, Peri Tower/Cappadocia, Tripolis/Pamukkale, Palmin/Kusadasi and Iris/Canakkale or similar

Departure Dates: Every Friday

Price upon request.

TURKISH DELIGHT

8 Days / 7 Nights - Guaranteed Departures with Minimum 2 pax

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation in first class hotels: Momento/Istanbul, Iris/Canakkale, Marina/Kusadasi, Colossae Thermal/ Pamukkale or similar
  • Meals: Buffet Breakfasts daily and 4 Dinners.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, all Entrance Fees and Guidance.
  • Meeting, Round Trip Transfers, Assistance
  • lunches and tips to the guide and driver

Day 1: ISTANBUL Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2: ISTANBUL. Full day sightseeing tour. Visit: Blue Mosque, St. Sophia Museum, Hippodrome and: Topkapi Palace Museum (Treasury section is included, Harem section is excluded) Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day3: CANAKKALE After breakfast drive to Canakkale. Today we visit WV1 battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials and Anzac Cove. Overnight. (BD)

Day 4: KUSADASI Our first visit will be to Troy, immortal city of the legendary Helen of Troy and Trojan Horse, which was destroyed and rebuilt nine times. And proceed to Pergamum. Visit the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamum with its temples and library. Overnight. (BD)

Day 05: KUSADASI Today we spend time in Ephesus. Visit the archaeological site of Ephesus, the temple of Artemis and old Greek village Sirince. At the end of the tour visit a carpet weaving factory to learn how the carpets are made by hand. Overnight. (BD)

Day 06: PAMUKKALE In the morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to Pamukkale, the cotton fortress. Here we visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis (graveyard) of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Overnight. (BD)

Day 07: ISTANBUL After breakfast drive to Istanbul. Enroute we will stop in Bursa, once the capital city of Ottoman Empire. Here we visit the famous Green Mosque and old Silk Market. Overnight. (BD)

Day 08: ISTANBUL Transfer to the airport. (B)

Departure Dates: Every Saturday in April. Every Tuesday and Saturday between May-October

First class hotels: Momento/Istanbul, Iris/Canakkale, Marina/Kusadasi, Colossae Thermal/Pamukkale or similar

Price upon request

ISTANBUL TO THE AEGEAN

8 Days / 7 Nights - Guaranteed Departures

Tour Includes

  • Meals: Buffet Breakfasts Daily, 6 Lunches & 5 Dinners.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, all Entrance Fees, All transfers & Guidance
  • Domestic airfare is not included & tips to the guide and driver are not included

Day 1: ISTANBUL Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2: ISTANBUL AM Old City Tour. Visit: Blue Mosque, St. Sophia Museum, Hippodrome and Grand Covered Bazaar. Lunch at a local restaurant. PM Ottoman Art Tour. Visit: Topkapi Palace Museum (Treasury section is included, Harem section is excluded) and Little Hagia Sophia Mosque. Overnight at hotel. (BL)

Day 3: CAPPADOCIA In the morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Ankara. Arrival to Ankara. City sightseeing upon arrival. Visit: Anatolian Civilisations (Hittite) Museum and Mausoleum of Ataturk. Lunch in Ankara and drive to Cappadocia. Dinner . (BLD)

Day 4: CAPPADOCIA Full day tour the region. Visit the natural citadel of Uchisar, Goreme Open-Air Museum, Pasabag Valley, and Underground City of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu . (BLD)

Day 5: PAMUKKALE Early departure to Pamukkale. En route visit Sultanhani Caravanserai and Mausoleum of Mevlana in Konya. After lunch continue to Pamukkale for dinner and overnight. (BLD)

Day 6: KUSADASI After breakfast visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis (graveyard) of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Drive to Aphrodisias. After lunch visit the Greco-Roman settlement which is remarkably well preserved. The ancient city is dedicated to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite. Drive to Kusadasi, dinner and overnight. (BLD)

Day 7: IZMIR After breakfast at the hotel drive to Selcuk and visit the house of Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus, the Roman capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora and the fantastic Greco-roman theatre. After lunch drive to Izmir and transfer to the hotel. (BLD)

Day 8: Transfer to the airport. (B)

Departure Dates: Every Friday.

First class hotels: Grand Gulsoy/Istanbul, Peri Tower/Cappadocia, Tripolis/Pamukkale, Palmin/Kusadasi and Ontur/Izmir or similar

Price Upon Request

AEGEAN & MEDITERRANEAN DELIGHTS

9 Days / 8 Nights - Guaranteed Departures with Minimum 2 pax

Tour Includes

  • Meals: Buffet Breakfasts Daily & 6 Dinners.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary, all Entrance Fees and Guidance.
  • All transfers, Meeting and Assistance
  • All lunches, Domestic airfare & tips to the guide and driver are not included

Day 1: ISTANBUL Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2: ISTANBUL. Full day sightseeing tour. Visit: Blue Mosque, St. Sophia Museum, Hippodrome and: Topkapi Palace Museum (Treasury section is included, Harem section is excluded) Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day3: CANAKKALE After breakfast drive to Canakkale. Today we visit WV1 battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials and Anzac Cove. Overnight. (BD)

Day 4: KUSADASI Our first visit will be to Troy, immortal city of the legendary Helen of Troy and Trojan Horse, which was destroyed and rebuilt nine times. And proceed to Pergamum. Visit the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamum with its temples and library. Overnight. (BD)

Day 5: KUSADASI Today we spend time in Ephesus. Visit the archaeological site of Ephesus, the temple of Artemis and old Greek village Sirince. At the end of the tour visit a carpet weaving factory to learn how the carpets are made by hand. Overnight. (BD)

Day 6: PAMUKKALE In the morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to Pamukkale, the cotton fortress. Here we visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis (graveyard) of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Overnight. (BD)

Day 7: ANTALYA Visit Aphrodisias, the ancient city dedicated to the goddess of love, Aphrodite and transfer to Antalya by driving through the Taurus Mountains. Overnight. (BD)

Day 8: ANTALYA Full day tour around the city. Visit Aspendos, the best preserved Roman theatre in the world; and to Manavgat waterfalls for a pleasant time. Overnight in Antalya. (BD)

Day 9: Transfer to the airport. (B)

Prices available upon request

(*) Possibility of combining the tour with beach hotels.
Departure Dates: Apr 03 &17, May 08 & 22, June 05 & 19, Jul 03,17 & 31, Aug 14 & 28, Sep 11 & 25, Oct 09 & 23
First class hotels: Tryp By Wyndham/Istanbul, Buyuk
Truva/Canakkale, Blue Sky/Kusadasi, Colossae Thermal/Pamukkale and BW Khan/Antalya or similar.

TURKEY CRUISES

7 Nights - Guaranteed Weekly Departures (Every Friday, Saturday & Monday)

Tour Includes

  • Six days cruise aboard a traditional wooden “gulet”, built mostly in the regions of Bodrum and Marmaris.
    Generally, these boats have 6 or 8 cabins for 12 persons. They are 20/22 mts long, have a fully equipped galley, a saloon and plenty of deck space. All "gulet's" are equipped for safety, have a VHF radio, a stereo cassette player, dinghy with outboard engine and windsurf. The electricity of most yachts runs at 12v/24v
  • Accommodation: 6 double cabins, all with shower and toilet, French bed, wardrobe.
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners.

MARMARIS/FETHIYE/MARMARIS

Day 1: MARMARIS Embarking to the yacht in Marmaris. Overnight aboard in the harbour of Marmaris. (D)

Day 2: EKINCIK Cruise to Ekincik, ancient city of Caunos, visiting possibility of the archaeological site and the famous turtle beach. Overnight in Ekincik. (BLD)

Day 3: CLEOPATRA Cruise till Agalimani behind Cape Kurdoglu, then the bays of Manastir, Cleopatra and the Hamam. (BLD)

Day 4: GOCEK Cruise along Tersane Island & Yassica Island or Fethiye. Cruise to Gocek, a popular yachting centre. (BLD)

Day 5: GEMILER ISLAND (*) Cruise to Fethiye, one of the leading resort areas of Turkey. In the afternoon to Oludeniz, which is most famous for its crystal blue waters. And then cruise to Bektas Bay or Gemiler Island. (BLD)

Day 6: BABA ISLAND Cruise along Disibilmez and Baba Islands to Ekincik. Overnight in one of the bays here. (BLD)

Day 7: KADIRGA Cruise to Inceada, Kadirga and Kumlubuk. Overnight in Turunc or in the harbour of Marmaris. (BLD)

Day 8: MARMARIS Disembarking in Marmaris. (B)

(*) Yachts are not allowed to cruise inside Oludeniz.

BODRUM/GULF OF GOKOVA/BODRUM

Day 1: BODRUM Embarking to the yacht in Bodrum. Overnight aboard in the harbour of Bodrum.

Day 2: CATI Cruise to Karaada Island and Cati Bay. (BLD)

Day 3: KUFRE Cruise to Kufre Bay and overnight here. (BLD)

Day 4: KARACASOGUT Cruise to Longoz Bay and Karacasogut, which is a small village. (BLD)

Day 5: CLEOPATRA Cruise to Cleopatra Island, Degirmenbuku and English Harbour. (BLD)

Day 6: COKERTME Cruise to Akbuk in the afternoon continue to Cokertme Bay. (BLD)

Day 7: BODRUM Cruise to Oraklar or Ciftlik and to Tavsanburnu. Continue to Bodrum. (BLD)

Day 8: BODRUM Disembarking the yacht in Bodrum.

Price upon request.

 
 
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