Group Lead Tours

2020 - Istanbul, Turkey -March 25-28

Istanbul Istanbul
Duration: 4 Days
Scale: 1 - 18 people
From: Istanbul
Tour size: 18
To: Istanbul
Categories: Group Lead Tour
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Transportations: Airfare not Included
TURKEY IN FOUR DAYS - AWOKE! BATH IN THE TURKISH CULTURE AND THE BATHS AS WE AWAKEN TO THE RICH HISTORY. MEDITATE ON THE BOSPORUS AS WE HEAR THE CITY COME ALIVE.

ADD-ON FROM BUDAPEST-VIENNA-BERLIN OR STAND ALONE TRIP (PRICE QUOTED IS FOR THIS PORTION OF THE TRIP ONLY)

DAY 1) EARLY MORNING FLIGHT FROM ISTANBUL TO CAPPADOCIA –O.N. IN CAPPADOCIA
Full Day North Cappadocia Tour
  
Tour Highlights; Dervent Valley, Pasabag, Avanos, Goreme, Uchisar Castle 
Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley. We visit Pasabag's "fairy chimneys", where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From  here we pause at Avanos center of terracotta art. The ceramic trade in this district and its countless pottery factories date right back to the Hittites, and the ceramic clay from the red silt of the Kızılırmak has always been used.  A visit to ceramic & tile center to see how the ceramics made by hand. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. People of Goreme, at the heart of the Cappadocia Region, realized that these soft rocks could be easily carved out to form houses, churches, monasteries. We will enjoy the day by taking a look to the Goreme Valley from next to the Uchisar Rock-Castle; has the numerous hollowed-out containers, rock tombs, and a large water cistern all welcome you as silent witnesses to history and human life giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia.
Optional: Uchisar Castle can be added into the itinerary (If private tour required)

DAY 2) CAPPADOCIA TOUR THEN FLY TO IZMIR –O.N. IN KUSADASI
Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight Approx.60min. (Between 05:00am to 08:00am)
Evening Flight (Departure Time:…  & Arrival Time:…) By …Airlines 
(If in case there is not an available direct flight then non direct flight via Istanbul)
Full Day South Cappadocia Tour
 : Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley Through Cavusin Village and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 2 km. Then visit Cavusin village. Old Cavusin was abandoned several decades ago due to avalanches... After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. The houses in the village are constructed around the nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city, which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. On the way back visit the Ortahisar town. Transfer to the Airport for flight to Izmir on arrival to Izmir transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi. (B)

DAY 3) CAPPADOCIA
Driving Distance 
(Kusadasi to Ephesus: Approx.30min.)
Full Day Ephesus Tour: 
Mosque of Isa Bey from 14th century is going to be the first venue, Afterwards we will be visiting ancient Ephesus; it is much larger than you expected. Even though the history of Ephesus goes back to the 2nd Millennium BC remains that you will visiting start from the 3rd Century BC. Such an important for Jewish and Christian Heritage St. Paul preached in the Great Theater the conditions of Odeon Celsius library marble road temples will surprise you very much. Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant...Proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life. Temple Of Artemis(Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World.Transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi. (B) 

DAY 4) ISTANBUL CRUISE

 

 

 

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Total:
$2,950.00
Departs at
03:00:00
18 participants left

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Luxury Accommodations Meals where specified Local Transportation Airport Transfers Access to Museums
Airfare (unless stated). Any additional hotel charges, Beverages. Special Events
90% Refundable up to 45 days prior to departure. - 75% Refundable After 45 - 7 Days - Non- refundable - 7-0 Days If life has created an inconvenience call or email and will see how we can help. In the event that we don't meet the minimum participants for this trip, a full refund will be provided.

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