The Essential of Turkey 6D/5N

  • Destination: Turkey
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Price: RM3000

Istanbul is a city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. The Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring dome and Christian mosaics

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Title Istanbul, Turkey
Price (RM)
  • RM 3600.00 per person (Single Occupancy)
  • RM 3200.00 per person (Twin Sharing)
  • RM 3000.00 per person (Triple Sharing)
  • RM 2500.00 per person (Child 7-11yrs Old)
  • RM 2100.00 per person (Child 3-6Yrs Old)
  • RM 1700.00 per person (Infant 0-2Yrs Old)

 

The above mentioned priced is valid until November 2017and subject to changed according to currency fluaturate

Duration 6D/5N

 

Day 1

Istanbul to Cappadocia (D)
This tour package will start with an overnight bus ride to Cappadocia by luxury, air-conditioned coach. Bus ride is especially recommended for people who also want to see the great land panorama of Turkey on the way. The buses are non-smoking air-conditioned and have Pullman seats suitable for sleeping. There will be several stop-over points at some highway cafe-restaurants during the journey for toilet needs or for those who would like to eat or drink a cup of coffee.
Overnight bus to Cappadocia. Departure at around 19.00 o’clock from Istanbul.PS: The departure time may change slightly depending on season but you will be informed of exact departure time after you your reservation is completed.

Day 2

North Cappadocia Tour (Goreme Museum & Fairy Chimneys Tour) (B, L, D)
Arrival at bus station in Urgup where your guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. After breakfast we will start our tour.In this day you will be able to see:DEVRENT VALLEY: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1km from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 km from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.MONKS VALLEY: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha’s Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.AVANOS: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.

GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM: Goreme was an important Christian centre in the early years of the Middle Ages, was a bishopric administered by Mokissos near Aksaray in the 11th and 13th centuries. Despite the vast number of monasteries, churches and chapels in the vicinity of Göreme, there are not many inscriptions bearing dates. For this reason, these religious buildings are mainly dated according to the iconography or architectural features.

UCHISAR: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in cave hotel in Cappadocia. (Included meals: Lunch)

Day 3

Rose Valley & Kaymaklı Underground City Tour (B, L, D)
You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of South Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see:KIZILCUKUR: is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.CAVUSIN: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. The Church of St. John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintings date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however.HOSPITAL MONASTERY: One of the oldest monasteries in Cappadocia.KAYMAKLI: Kaymakli and Derinkuyu underground cities are the two largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.

PIGEON HOUSES: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.

Evening Bus to Pamukkale

Day 4

Arrive Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour (B, L, D)
Meet and transfer to hotel for fresh up and breakfast. After breakfast, the agent representatives will pick up the tourist and drive to Pamukkale visiting; Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally, we visit the calcium terraces and pools.After tour, the tourist will be transfer to Denizli Airport and flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival the tourist will be transfer to local restaurant for dinner. After dinner, transfer to the hotel.

Day 5

Full-Day Istanbul City Tour (B, L, D)
Meet and greet with agent representatives after breakfast and proceed with following tour:Visit to HAGIA SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Blue Mosque Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.

The guide will then take the client to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Free Evening and optional Istanbul Evening Shows or Dinner on the Bosphorus incluing traditional Turkish entertainment and dinner. Overnight in Istanbul

End of Tour day, stop by for dinner and transfer back to hotel

Day 6

Departure (B)
After breakfast, the client will have their own leisure time before transfer to the airport for departure.

 

Additional Information (optional)
Our services include:

  • 2 night accommodation with daily breakfast in Istanbul
  • 1 night accomodation with daily breakfast in Cappadocia
  • 2 night overnight bus accomodation
  • One way flight ticket from Denizli Airport to Istanbul
  • Halal meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • One bottle of mineral water per pax per day
  • Private land transfers by air-conditioned company coach
  • All entrance fees of sightseeing places as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private escorted tour with service of English speaking guide

 

 

The above priced are not included the following:

  • International flight ticket
  • Tipping
  • Optional tour & Insurance
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, telephone calls, laundry, etc.

Accommodation

City

Hotel Name

Room Type

Istanbul

Aladdin Hotel / Istanbul Garden Suite Hotel / or similar

Standard Room

Cappadocia

Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel / or similar

Standard Room

 

 

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