This tour program will provide to you to see 3 fantastic destinations of Turkey - Istanbul, Pamukkale, (Kusadas) Ephesus
The main places you will be visiting are :
Istanbul : Sultanahmed area with Topkapi palace, St Sophia , Sultanahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Obelix, Hipodrom,Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahce palace, Çamlica Hill, Bosphorus Cruise, Spice Market, Golden Horn, Princess Island,
Pamukkale : Ancient City ‘’Hierapolis’’, Travertains, Hot spring and some other interesting places.
(Kusadas) Ephesus & Virgin Mary’s house ; The house of ‘’Virgin Mary’’(The Mother of Jesus),The gate of Mihridates and Mezeus,Odeon,Upper Agora ,Curetes street, Domitian temple, Memmius Monument, Pollio Fountain, Trajan Fountain, Hadrian Temple, Scholastica Bathes, Brothel and Toulets, Slope Houses, Celsus Library, Marble street, Commercial Agora, Grand Teatre, Arcadian (Harbor)Street, Gymnasium, The temple of Artemis (One of the wonders of ancient world)
Package price includes ;
Accommodations at 3* Hotels for 5 nights (in Istanbul and Kusadas)
Istanbul ‘’The City Hotel’’ or smilar 4 star and Kusadas? ‘’Dabaklar Hotel 3*’’ or ‘’Coastlight Hotel 3*’’or smilar one in any case.(Accommodations will be in Double room,sharing beds or twin beds)
-Regular Tours will be attending
-Licensed English speaking Guides at 5 tours (in Istanbul,Pamukkale and Ephesus)
-Breakfasts at Hotels and Lunches at Tours (5 Breakfasts and 5 Lunches)
Package price excludes ;
- Visa charges
-International flight tickets
-Domestic flight tickets (Two ways,return from Istanbul to Izmir)
-Dinners and drinks at all meals (Hotels and Tours)
-Tip to the Guide and drivers
Notice points ;
- Contact Navigers to book your flight tickets or Turkey visa.
- Navigers also provides customized tour as per your preference. Use "Plan your trip" button present on Navigers site.
- Avail discount on bulk booking.
Arrival at Istanbul and transfer to Hotel Arrival to Istanbul. Your personal Agent will meet you at the A/P and you will get the tour documents and briefing about your tour. Transfer to your hotel and c/in.To day if you stil have time in day,you can take rest in hotel .Overnight in ?stanbul
The tour starts at about 08:15.Pick up from your hotel and join at group,then tour starts by visiting
Topkapi Imperial Palace – Topkap Saray (Closed on Tuesdays & replaced with Archeological Museum) Started to build in 1460 and finished in 1478 for Sultan Mehmet - the conqueror of Istanbul, Topkapi Palace was the primary residence of Ottoman Sultans. The palace was transformed into a museum in 1924 and was declared as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1985.(Harem Section is not included in the itinerary because it needs additional time and fee so please check with your tour guide if you would like to spend time over there on your own.)
Grand Bazaar – Kapal Carsi (1461) (Closed on Sundays & replaced with Spice Bazaar) In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the no shoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewelry, leather and souvenirs. Lunch will be provided in a cozy local restaurant
Hagia Sophia – AyaSofya (Closed on Mondays & replaced with Basilica Cistern) Hagia Sophia (532-537) is one of the most impressive architectural samples of Byzantium Era and it is absolutely mystical unique example of art where you can see motifs and traces of Christianity and Islam together.
Blue Mosque – Sultan Ahmet Camii (Closed on Friday Mornings because of the Friday Prayer) Imperial Mosque of Sultan Ahmet (1609-1616) is one of the great masterpieces of the world and it is the last sample of classical Ottoman architecture. The name “Blue” comes from the famous blue Iznik (Nicea) tiles which adorn the entire interior of the mosque.
Hippodrome of Constantinople – SultanahmetMeydan Being used as an arena for chariot races, athletic activities and rebellions in Byzantium Era, Hippodrome was also used for similar purposes including executions in Ottoman Period. Tour finishes about 17:00 pm.and drop back to your hotels. Please note; most a walking tour so your shoes must be comfortable. Overnight in Istanbul.
Istanbul Bosphorus,Asian side and Dolmabahce Palace tour -Fly to Izmir-Kusadas?
After breakfast,you will be picked up at about 08:45 from your Hotel, Dolmabahce Palace – DolmabahçeSaray? (Closed on Mondays - Thursdays & replaced with Chora Museum) The palace has cost 5 million Ottoman gold coins which are equal to 40 tons of gold today. 14 tons of gold in the form of gold leaf were used to gild the ceilings of the palace which cover 45,000 square meters mono block. Bosphorus Bridge – Bo?aziçiKöprüsü The first bridge of Istanbul which was built in 1973 connects the two continents. Camlica Hill – Çaml?caTepesi The highest point of Istanbul which offers extensive panoramic view of the city including Bosphorus. Golden Horn – Haliç (By Bus) Golden Horn is an inlet of the Bosphorus dividing the city of Istanbul. It is called as Golden Horn because of its shape. During Ottoman Empire, lots of non-muslims lived in that area so you can see lots of churches and synagogues over there today. Lunch will be provided in a cozy local restaurant! Bosphorus Cruise You will have chance to see the gorgeous Bosphorus during your boat journey. The Bosphorus is the unique strategic waterway which connects the two continents -Europe and Asia- so it is a bridge between European and Asian Sides that makes Istanbul unique as well. Leather Fashion Show Turkey has many options for shopping from ancients markets to big shopping malls but the only steady thing is the popularity of the leather and fur. Spice Market – M?s?rÇar??s? Being within the complex of YeniCamii, Spice Market hosts 88 shops which are all under the same dome. You will feel that Istanbul is a vibrant city while smelling the scents of spices and herbs, trying different tastes like Turkish delight, seeing the lights and hearing the sounds of the crowd. We suggest you to indulge yourself with halvah and baklava while drinking your Turkish coffee.
At the end of tour,about 17:00 , participants will be dropped off to Istanbul Apt then take flight to ?zmire.Upon arrival at ?zmir then transfer to Kusadas?.Overnight in Kusadas?.
Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 08:00 am and depart to Pamukkale visiting area then you will have a full day city tour. (Pamukkale Travertens, Hierapolis Ancient Site, Lunch at a local Restaurant, Hot Thermal Pools) After the tour, you will be transferred back to Kusadas?, Hotel, and free time to discover around for evening.Overnight in Kusadas?
After breakfast then your guide will pick you up and then depart to Antic city Ephesus location.You will have a full day antic city tour. (Ephesus Ruins, Fountains of Trajan, Polio, Temples of Hadrian and Domition, Library of Celcius, Bouloterion and the Great Theatre, Lunch at a local Restaurant, House of the Virgin Mary,) After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Kusadasi.
After having your breakfast at hotel then (According to your flight time) you will be picked up and transfer to ?zmir airport. You will take your flight ,upon arrival at Istanbul Ataturk apt then pass trough International section for your international flight back home. This is the end of tour.We hope you’ve enjoyed tour and it will be a memorable one in your life.Have a nice flight back home.
Important Point for Holiday packages
1. Premium will be charged during festival season or long holidays season and weekend for hotel booking. Some hotels if do not have restaurants or charge hefty amount; in those cases we will not be able to arrange breakfast however we will compensate by INR 100 per head per day for breakfast or we will ask our guide to take you for breakfast
2. This price is applicable for couple booking
3. The change in dates will attract re-quote
4. Normal hotel check-in time is from 2:00 PM onward and check-out time is at 12 PM and in India its 12 for check in and 10 for check out
5. The above cost does not include any kind of surcharge, if applicable during the given travel period
6. 'No Show' is subject to full booking charges
7. Pls call us for group booking discount if there are more than 2 adult travellers
8. For international trips Forex conversion of 4.4% or INR 2000 is applicable per booking
9. Package has to be booked at least 5 days in advance to ensure quality. For urgent packages we will try our best to arrange the best hotel available for you in that category
10. If more than one state is included in the transfers; there will be additional interstate taxes that our customer has to pay
11. No money will be refunded if hotels are car is booked and payment is already made. In this case Navigers will provide proof of expense to customer
12. No bookings are made until customer makes the payment
13. Rates are subject to change without notice
Cancelling before 1 Days to 14 Days will deduct 50%
Cancelling before 15 Days to 30 Days will deduct 25%
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