Cultural Turkey Tour Vacation in Antalya
Tour Code : CS-FWSTTA Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights Highlights : Istanbul, Hagia Sophia, blue mosque,Grand Bazaar, Ephesus, Pamukkale , holiday in Antalya Price : From $
Cultural Turkey Tour Family travel package covers both culture and vacation in Turkey. Discover the must see sites of Istanbul, Ephesus, Kusadasi Pamukkale and enjoy your holiday in Antalya by the Mediterranean Sea. Most of the top holiday and archeological destinations of Turkey scheduled in the itinerary.
DAY 1 – Arrival in Istanbul
On Arrival to Istanbul our staff will welcome and assist you to the hotel. Well come Dinner
Day 2 – Full day Tour to Byzantine and Ottoman Relics
We will explore the attractive monuments and scenery of Istanbul. Ancient Istanbul tour start from the Sultan Ahmet, the heart of the “old city” St Sophia, different than any other Christian monuments in Ancient Turkey it’s beautiful with its architecture and design. Blue Mosque, next to St Sophia, remarkable with its blue tiles and 6 minarets, dedicated to the Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of social, political and sportive events. The Obelisk of from 4th Century, Serpentine Column, and German Fountain of Wilhelm II 19th Century are the other monuments of Hippodrome. Grand Covered Bazaar, Massive shopping center from Ottoman Empire selling antiques, jeweler, gold, souvenirs. Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting belongings of Ottoman Dynasty, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy, section. Overnight Stay in Istanbul. (B L)
Day 3 – Half Day Morning Bosporus Cruise
Bosporus is separating Europe and Asia from each other. While you are in Bosporus you can see both European and Asian Sides of Istanbul with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments, Rumeli Fortress, Historical military base built by the Conqueror to control and protect Bosporus. Free afternoon for leisure Overnight stay in Istanbul. (B)
Day 4 – Istanbul Ephesus – Istanbul
In the morning transfer to airport for the flight to Izmir on arrival to Izmir you will be picked up and join for the Ephesus tour. Isa Bey Mosque is the first stop, Later on will proceed to ancient Ephesus; Ephesus is one of the largest archeological remains of World Heritage. Ancient Ephesus has the remarks of Jewish and Christian Heritage St. Paul has been in Ephesus on His missionary journey and preached in the Great Theater, Odeon, Celsius library, marble road temples will surprise you very much. Featuring selection of Turkish Cuisine for lunch will be in Selcuk Town. After lunch we will have demonstration for rugs to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Later on visit the House of Mother Mary, Temple Of Artemis (Diana), it was one of the seven ancient wonders. Fashion show in leather outlet center. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B L D)
Day 5 to 7 Kusadasi to Pamukkale and Hierapolis
Another beautiful day waiting for you we will take departure for Pamukkale it takes about three hours. Pamukkale has natural and historical Beauty. Ancient Hierapolis was the center for healing thermal Baths. Pamukkale very impressive with its Calcium White terraces. Overnight Stay in Pamukkale (B, L, D)
Day 6 to 9 Pamukkale to Antalya and Vacation at Mediterranean
After Breakfast transfer to Antalya check in to the selected resort hotel enjoy your holiday with your family at crystal water of Mediterranean Sea. Antalya located on the south coast of Turkey, it is known as Turkish Riviera lots of optional historical and natural activities is available. Accommodation basis on All inclusive.
Day 10 Antalya to Istanbul.
One last swim shut at the Mediterranean and transfer to airport for the flight Istanbul or back home. (B)
Ps: Duration of the suggested package can tailor shorter or longer on your request.
WHAT THE PRICE INCLUDES
• Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
• Accommodation at a 4* / 5* or holiday village
• Meals as specified in itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)
• Transportation by non-smoking, air-conditioned mini/midi bus
• Services of a professional English-speaking escort/guide
• Full-Day sightseeing tour of Istanbul, with lunch
• Half-Day Bosporus Cruise
• Entrance fees to the sites visited, per itinerary
• Hotel taxes and services charges
• Full-Day sightseeing tour of Ephesus, with lunch
• Full-Day sightseeing tour of Pamukkale, with lunch
• Gratuities to tour staff
• All items of a personal nature (laundry, taxis, etc.)
• Beverages (except for those served with breakfast).
• Visa fees
• Domestic and international Flights
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