Start: Istanbul Finish: Istanbul
Physical rating: Low
Special diets catered: Halal, Vegetarians
Tour code: ESK-176595
Group size: 1 - 24
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This trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to experience as much of Turkey’s stunning scenery and fascinating history as possible. Begin the journey at Istanbul with classics such as Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Bosphorus, continues to Ankara, capital of modern Turkey then leap into Cappadocia fairy chimneys and open air museum Goreme Valley ,before strolling along the streets of Ephesus. Don't miss the remarkable white cliff pools of Pamukkale.
We are using superior class hotels 4**** and 5***** . Don't miss it!
Arrival to Istanbul . Meet with english speaking assistant at the airport . Transfer to the hotel for check in . Overnight: Istanbul Meals: N/A
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast at the hotel . Drive from your hotel to Spice Market for shopping . Free time. Then meet and proceed to take 1,5 hrs Bosphorus Cruise excursion along the bosphorus , that is dividing the 2 continents Asia & Europe . During the excursion you will enjoy the beauty of Istanbul , with its forest , Palaces and wooden old houses built on both continents . Lunch at local restaurant . After lunch visit Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) , Hippodrome and the famous Hagia Sophia . Free time at Grand Bazaar .
Overnight: Istanbul Meals: Breakfast - Lunch
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel . Departure from the hotel to visit Topkapi Palace ( harem section entrance free is not included ) the house of the ottoman sultans . Departure from the hotel to Ankara – the capital of Turkey . Arrival to Ankara in early evening . Overnight: Istanbul Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel . Visit Anatolian Civilizations Museum where you will see the Neolithic & Paleolithic ruins from Urartu , Hatti, Hittite, Phrygia civilizations, then proceed to Mausoleum of Ataturk , the founder of Turkish Republic. In the afternoon drive to Cappadocia . En route visit the Underground city that is one of the biggest underground city in the region, constructed by the first Christians to protect themselves from the attacks ...We continue to proceed to the Derwish House to attend Whirling Dervishes Ceremony which represents the mystical journey of spiritual ascent of man using love, the search for the truth and get to the "Perfection".
Overnight: Cappadocia Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
Breakfast . Full day visit at Cappadocia . Visit Göreme Open Air Museum - a UNESCO Heritage site , a fantastic region with it’s cave churches located on the valley. Then proceed to Uchisar Village and then the spectacular fairy chimneys. Visit Derbent Valley with and explore the natural rock formations and get a chance to attend the workshops of carpets and onyx-stones . Overnight: Cappadocia Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
Optional Tour | HOT AIR BALLOON TOUR
In the early morning departure from your hotel . a chance to live this unique experience, an overlooking to Cappadocia from the sky , see the beauty of the region the rock formations, fairy chimneys, natural formations, lunar landscapes . Book early this experience.
After the breakfast at the hotel , drive to Pamukkale. En route visit Sultanhan Caravansarai that was built during Seljuk Empire and used long years as a stop over for the travellers and merchants. Continue to Pamukkale . Visit Cotton Steps – a UNESCO heritage site that has been believed to have healing thermal water.
Overnight: Pamukkale Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
Breakfast . Drive to Selcuk – Ephesus . Visit the Ephesus Ruins – the city that was dedicated to Artemis I the Odeon, Temple of Hadrian, the House of Love, the Library of Celsus, the Agora .Then proceed for Virgin Mary House - has been believed it is the final resting place of the mother of Jesus . Then stop at Leather Production Store . Proceed for Izmir . Overnight: İzmir Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
Breakfast . ( If the pick up time for departure fligt permits ) Transfer to airport and fly home .End of our services Meals: Breakfast Overnight. : N/A (If you want to connect Izmir (ADB) to Istanbul (IST) please advise us during your booking)
7 Nights accommodation in 4****/First class hotels
Round trip airport transfers
Official guide from the beginning to the end of the tour
7 breakfasts and 1 lunches and 5 dinners
Fly Over Cappadcia (45 minutes) with hot air baloon experience. The price may change (140€ - 260€) we will confirm it during your booking.
As it has been for centuries, feel like a sultan in one of the most luxurious Turkish baths, a historic place of great beauty. An excellent escape at any time of the year, to meditate on life, wash your worries or simply offer you a break of well-being with water, tea or coffee offered with the package of Kese Köpük (cleaning, peeling and bubble bath)
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It depends on countries. Mostly you will need a visa which is obtained very easily via internet https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
It is optional but it is good to give it .Tips to the guide and driver ( suggested as 3 euro por person per day for the guide and 2 euro per person per day fort he driver )
Yes (those which are mentioned)
In all our hotels wifi is free of charge
Yes! You may enhance your tour by purchasing either an extension or pre/post hotel stays, offered on select tours. Extensions may be “hosted” rather than escorted. When hosted, passengers will be greeted upon arrival by a local tour manager who will provide all included services and be available on-call during the duration of the extension. A minimum number of passengers may be required to operate some extensions. Extensions not purchased at time of deposit are subject to availability and applicable charges at time of request.
Allowance for domestic flights is 20 kg.
All our departures are guaranteed departure tours. That means you’ll definitely be heading off on the trip of a lifetime.
Children starting from 06 years old are accepted.
It is fully escorted
It depends on countries.
It depends on countries. Mostly you will need a visa which is obtained very easily via internet
All our departures are guaranteed departure tours.
As a solo traveler, we are not allowing for many reasons to pair up with another passenger of the same gender. For the security and other liabilities, hygiene and comfort are the primary reasons.
Therefore every solo traveler has to pay a single supplement for a private room.
Euro or US$ or Liras
English speaking countries
4**** / First Class
Every day tour starts at between 09:00-09:30 am and ends at between 05:00-06:00 pm
Only domestic flights are included if it is mentioned.
Our leaders are trained to deal with these situations and we will endeavor to get you help as quickly as possible. If you must leave the trip early due to illness, our local offices will help you find appropriate medical care and ensure someone at home is aware of the situation. We will do whatever we can to get you home or on your onward journey. Your travel insurance, which is compulsory on all our trips, should cover any costs incurred if illness occurs.
At Eskapas we have a flexible policy. You must change it until 30 days prior to your departure otherwise any changes mean "cancellation".
Solo travelers must pay single supplement to have a private room due to hygien reasons.
Eskapas has been established in 2000 in Istanbul
All hotels used to accommodate our customers are certified by “Hotel Association of Turkey”; they all are committed to use maximum 50 % capacity
COVID-19 RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL RULES
Eskapas is committed to fulfill the following regulations to protect its customers from the risk of Covid-19 :
1 – Eskapas will fulfill all safety rules mentioned in the “Safe Tourism Certification” prepared by Turkish Ministry of Tourism; that plan covers all aspects of the journey from the aircraft to the airport, transfers, touring and hotels (tga.gov.tr/abou
Yes you can.
Your timetable - voucher that will show your itinerary with timing and hotels (30 days before prior to your arrival date)
Multiple Room Types
Multiple room types available. Choose your preferred room type when you book.
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