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8-Day Turkish Secrets Tour: Istanbul | Nigde | Capadocia | Ankara

8 Days

Overview

Highlights

  • Admission to Roman theatre in Aspendos, Greek Temple of Apollo in Side , Tartan Evi in Karaman , Gumusler Monastery; Underground city of Kainacli; Goreme Valley; Uchisar , Traditional tea in Safranbolu , Gokgol Magarasi cave , Caves and tombs in Eregli , Eydinpinar Waterfalls , Suleiman the Great Mosque in Istanbul
  • Boat: Tour of the Bosphorus in Istanbul
  • Breakfasts buffet and 4 Dinners
  • City tour in: ISTANBUL
  • Evening transfer: Taksim Square in Istanbul
  • Antalya Airport pick-up service

Itinerary

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival transfer. Dinner included.

Welcome to Europe!!!

On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area. At 5:00 pm hrs (aprox)- We will make a brief visit to ANTALYA a coastal city of more than a million inhabitants, the door of Adrian, the Ottoman district and its great waterfall that falls straight into the sea. Dinner and accommodation.
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We leave Antalya for ASPENDOS, we visit the Roman theatre which many believe to be the best preserved in the world. After this in SIDE we can admire the Greek temple of Apollo by the sea. Time to stroll around the port and through its streets full of life. Amidst impressive countryside we cross the Taurus Mountains, their peaks of over 3,500 meters in height are snow- covered for a large part of the year. A stop in KARAMAN where we visit TARTAN EVI, an ancient Ottoman mansion. Continuation to the region of Cappadocia. NIGDE, dinner and accommodation.

Note: Sometimes the Tartan Evi may be closed, in which case the visit would be replaced by another to a mansion of similar characteristics in Cappadocia.

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: landscapes with spectacular shapes. Picturesque towns. Dinner included.

A full day in the fantastic region of CAPPADOCIA, with its lunar landscapes, its churches and troglodyte villages. We start by visiting GUMUSLER, an incredible seventh century underground monastery with maybe the best Byzantine frescoes in Turkey. In KAYMAKLI we will see the underground city that could house 30,000 people. We will visit the natural fortress of UCHISAR. After lunch, we will see the GOREME Valley with its open-air museum and its churches dug out of the rocks, entrance included. Hotel in AVANOS. Dinner included.
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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Turkey's changing landscapes as we get closer to the Black Sea. Traditional Turkish tea. Dinner included.

We have a fantastic day in the heart of Anatolia. We stop in ANKARA, where we leave a free time to walk around and have lunch in the thriving center of the city. We continue towards the north of Turkey. The landscapes become greener. SAFRANBOLU; arrival in this wonderful little city which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was an important stopping point on the caravan routes. In the courtyard of a magnificent old Caravanserai we will include a traditional Turkish tea. Dinner and accommodation.
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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: A green and rainy Turkey. Eydinpinar waterfalls.

Today, the leg of our trip follows the Black Sea and its verdant landscapes. In GOKGOL MAGARASI we provide entry tickets to this magnificent cave with its underground river and its multiple colors. In EREGLI, next to the Black Sea, we set aside time to have lunch. We also include a visit to its impressive Cehennemagzi Magarasi caves and tombs that are overflowing with mythology. On our way back to Istanbul, we stop to relax at EYDINPINAR, with a walk between its green paths to the waterfalls! Arrival in ISTANBUL at the end of the day.
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Day 6 :
Istanbul

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Sightseeing tour. Topkapi Palace. Night transfer to Taksim.A sightseeing tour of the city.

We find ourselves in a city built in two continents. On our tour, we will enter the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent (the largest in Istanbul). We will see the walls, the Golden Horn, the fishing district, and we will admire the exterior of Hagia Sofia. After the visit, we will offer tickets and a visit to the Top Kapi Palace, which was the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire, with its magnificent courtyards and its pavilions. At the end of the afternoon we will provide a transfer to the Taksim neighborhood, the most commercialized and lively area of the city. There will be time to dine in one of its many restaurants, and you can also take the old tram that crosses the area or go to see the nearby Galata Tower.

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Day 7 :
Istanbul

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Boat trip on the Bosphorus.

Today we include a boat trip on the Bosphorus that will last about two hours, exclusively for Europamundo travelers. The Bosphorus is a strait that connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara, which separates Istanbul into two parts: the European and Asian parts. We will enjoy seeing the liveliness of the strait with its multitude of boats. We will pass under the two bridges that unite Europe and Asia and we will admire the palaces of the sultans, the typical wooden houses and the Ottoman villas. Free time.

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Day 8 :
Istanbul

After breakfast, end of our services.
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What's Included

  • Package Includes:
  • 7-night hotel accommodations
  • Antalya Airport pick-up
  • Breakfasts buffet
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Ground transportation
  • Basic travel insurance
  • City tour in: ISTANBUL
  • Boat: Tour of the Bosphorus in Istanbul
  • Evening transfer: Taksim Square in Istanbul
  • Ticket admission: Roman theatre in Aspendos, Greek Temple of Apollo in Side , Tartan Evi in Karaman , Gumusler Monastery; Underground city of Kainacli; Goreme Valley; Uchisar , Traditional tea in Safranbolu , Gokgol Magarasi cave , Caves and tombs in Eregli , Eydinpinar Waterfalls , Suleiman the Great Mosque in Istanbul
  • 4 Dinner included in: Antalya, NIGDE, CAPADOCIA, SAFRANBOLU

What's Excluded

  • Package Excludes:
  • Airfares or related transportation between your home and departure city.
  • Airport drop-off at the end of the tour.
  • All personal expenses including hotel room service and meals; however, you have the option to pay for meals the tour guide arranges.
  • Entrance fees & optional tours (Prices vary from season to season; only the price at the ticket booth / box office is final)'

Additonal Info

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation made within:

  • 33 or More Days – 95% of total purchase amount can be refunded
  • 13 – 32 Days Prior to Departure Date – 90% of total purchase amount can be refunded
  • 04 – 12 Days Prior to Departure Date – 75% of total purchase amount can be refunded
  • 0 – 03 Days Prior to Departure Date – Non-refundable
Please Note:
• A handling fee of 35 euro will be added on the top of the penalty.
 SPECIAL NOTES
    • Airport pick-up details will be confirmed after placing a booking. We strongly recommend booking your flight after the tour has been confirmed.
    • Alternatively, you may join the tour at the hotel on Day 1.
    • The tour leader will not be present during evening transfers to commercial districts in major cities. These transfers are included in your package, and give you the opportunity to dine in restaurants that cater to your dietary preferences, as well as the chance to explore the city further. You will be given about an hour of free time, after which the driver will take you back to the hotel for the evening. Please note that the driver may not be able to offer suggestions on where to find vegetarian or ethnic meals.
    • Each passenger is allowed a maximum of 30 kg for luggage. The local operator may refuse to accept excessively bulky luggage.
    • Please bring all valuable items with you at all times. Do not leave valuable items on the bus or at the hotel, attraction, or restaurant. Tours4Fun, local operators, drivers, and tour guides are not responsible for any loss or theft at any location.
  • Depending on your arrival time, your hotel room may not be available until the afternoon. Most hotels allow check-in between 1:00pm-3:00pm, however some charge a fee for early check-in. Please check at the hotel desk to see if you may store your luggage at the hotel if you wish to explore the city on your own before check-in.
  • The time we mentioned in the itinerary is for reference only. Please refer to your guide on tour for the actual arrangement. The visiting order and duration might be changed according to actual and practical situation for better service.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator’s name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.
  • If at any point you were to suffer a delay arriving to the meeting point (held during customs check, loss of luggage, etc.), missing a connecting flight or your flight number was changed, you must urgently contact the transfer agent or the emergency phone number that you can find on your travel voucher. In case you failed to notify this information, the transfer agent, after waiting for 1 hour, in the case of airports and 30 minutes in the case of train stations, would leave and you would lose any right to the transfer service. In case you have also requested a departure transfer, please verify with your guide the schedule for our pick-up time on the day of your flight.
  • Please provide your arrival flight information or pickup details at least 7 days prior to the departure date. If you don’t provide the information in advance, you will be responsible for failing to arrange the arrival pickup.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* Adult: 16 and older
* Child: 3-15 years of age (minimum one adult per child)
* Children below the age of 3 pay 20% of the double room rate. Please contact service team to adjust price manually.
* Prices for Single Occupancy apply when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
* Prices for Double/Triple Occupancy apply when two/three people stay in one standard hotel room respectively.
* Triple price does not guarantee a third bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds. Please check the availability at the time of check-in.

* The final tour rates already include possible booking fee, handling fee, and exchange rate loss.

Reservation Info

1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a status update email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

– Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
– Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
– Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
– Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
– Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.

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8-Day Turkish Secrets Tour: Istanbul | Nigde | Capadocia | Ankara
From $ 835
/ Adult
From $ 800
/ Child
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