ANATOLIAN TOURS
 

Tour 10 - Green Bursa Regular / Long Day Tour | (minimum 6 guests)


Departure by ferryboat via Yalova, enjoying the lovely countryside view.

Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital and lunch of famous “Kebap of Alexander The Great“.

Visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum (from outside), the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar.

Drive to the 600 years survivor İnkaya Plane Tree and coffee break on the way to Uludağ (first stage), the legendary Mount Olympos. 

Late evening return to İstanbul and transfer to hotels.

Teleferique (Cable Car) is under renovation.

* our rate includes round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), entrance fees, donations to mosques, parking fees, highway tolls, ferry tickets and lunch; excludes drinks. 

* 30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages of 0-2.

Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. 

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. 

Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome. 

Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)

THIS TOUR TERMINATES AT GRAND COVERED BAZAAR


Tour 11 - Troy & Gallipoli (Anzacs)
Private / Long Day or 2 Days Tour

Early morning drive to the ancient city of Troy, famous with the legendary Trojan Horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, the Queen of Sparta and Paris, the Trojan Prince.

Ferry across Dardanelles and lunch at Çanakkale. Visit to Gallipoli, famous battlefield, Anzac Cove, War Cemeteries (Beach Cemetery, Quinn’ s Post, The Nek) and the Anzac Memorials (Lone Pine - Australian Memorial, Conk Bayırı - New Zealand Memorial, Hellespont - English Memorial) of the naval battle (18 March 1915) during World War I.

Dinner on the way and late evening return to İstanbul.

TROY, LIKE MANY OTHER HISTORICAL TREASURES, IS IN TÜRKİYE

* Tour rates include round trip transfers from/to central hotels, private A/C transportation,English speaking professional private guide (other languages are available on request), museum entrance fees, parking fees, highway tolls, ferry tickets, lunch, dinner and V.A.T.; exclude drinks. 2 Days Tour (1 Day Gallipoli-1 Day Troy) prices also include half-board accommodation at a 4* hotel (breakfast & dinner)

* Hotel can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 55.- in total  DBL: € 65.- in total  TRPL: € 80.- in total 

* 0% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.

Tour 12 - Cappadocia Regular / Daily or 2-3-4 Days Tour


Early morning flight to Kayseri or night before bus to Ürgüp.
DAY 1:
Walk through the “Fairy Chimneys” in Devrent Valley, Paşabağ (Monks’) Valley, practice pottery production with the ancient technique in Avanos. Visit to Göreme, the "open-air museum“ holding the earliest churches and chapels carved in fairy chimneys presenting finest examples of frescoes. Uçhisar Castle, the highest point in the region. Dinner at hotel and overnight.

DAY 2: Panoramic view of the Hospital Monastery. Walk into the “wonderland” at Kızılçukur (Red Valley) and the village ofÇavuşin with rock-cut dwellings. Underground City of Kaymaklı, rock-cut city beneath the earth up to 8-9 levels where early Christians used to hide from Roman and Byzantine persecution. Explore the rock formations in Çatalkaya. A fantastic overview of the fairy chimneys from Esentepe. Pigeon Valley, greatest collection of pigeon nests in the world. Dinner at hotel and overnight.

DAY 3: Derinkuyu Underground City, walk through the amazing Ihlara Valley. Lunch at Belisırma. Visit to the monasteries atYaprakhisar and Selime. Dinner at hotel and overnight.

DAY 4:
Mustafa Paşa which inhabited Greek Orthodox families until the beginning of the 20th century. Walk through Damsa Lake. Visit to Keşlik, Archangelos Monastery with a church hall. After lunch, visit to Soğanlı. Possibility to watch local women baking bread. Drive to Taşkınpaşa for a wonderful panoramic view and Cemil where you‘ ll see a famous Greek church. Evening flight from Kayseri or night bus from Ürgüp to İstanbul.

* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), half-board accommodation at a 4* or boutique cave hotel (breakfast & dinner), lunch during tours (“lunch only” in daily tour), museum entrance fees and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour. Guests can change the shuttle transfer in Cappadocia to a private one with an extra fee of € 100.- in total round trip.


* Hotel can be upgraded to a luxurious cave hotel with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 150.-/night/room        DBL: € 170.-/night/room         TRPL: € 220.-/night/room


* 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.

 
BALLOON TOUR OVER THE FAIRY CHIMNEYS 
(not available in “1 Day Cappadocia Tour”)
 
Discover the stunning landscape of Cappadocia region of turkey from hot-air balloon!
 
STANDARD BALLOON TOUR (1 hour/capacity of the balloon is max. 20 people)
 
DELUXE BALLOON TOUR (1,5 hours/capacity of the balloon is max. 10 people)
 
* Tour rates include round trip transfers from/to central hotels, snacks and hot drinks before the tour, a glass of champagne, flight certificate at the end of the tour and insurance up to € 1.000.000 by Allianz.

50% discount for children below the age 12, free for the ages of 0-6. Children are not allowed in case of bad weather conditions. 

* Ballon Tour starts with the sunrise. Guests arrive back to the hotel before the city tour starts. 
 
Tour 13 - Cradle Of Civilizations Regular / 5 or 7 Days Tour
 

Early morning flight or night before bus to Ankara.
 
Day 1 Visit to Anatolian Civilizations (Hittite) Museum and Mausoleum of ATATÜRK in Ankara. Continue to Cappadocia via Salt Lake. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.
 
Day 2 Full day tour of Cappadocia. Citadel of Uçhisar, open-air museum of Göreme Valley with “Fairy Chimneys”, Underground City of Kaymaklı, Paşabağ (Monks’) Valley and Avanos. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.
 
Day 3 Early departure for Konya, city of the " Whirling Dervishes". On the way, visit the 13th century Seldjoukian Sultanhan Caravanserai. Visit to the Mausoleum of Mevlana, world famous philosopher and poet and his theological school of the whirling dervishes. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Pamukkale.
 
Day 4 Visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis with the ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard, Roman Baths, Basilica, unique formation of petrified calcium cliffs and stalactites. Drive to Aphrodisias, well preserved Greco-Roman settlement dedicated to Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Kuşadası.
 
Day 5 Visit to the ancient Ionian city of Ephesus, the Roman Capital of Asia Minor, House of Virgin Mary and St. John Basilica. Lunch and drive to İzmir for evening flight or night bus to İstanbul.
 
(Tour can be extended to “7 days“ terminating in İstanbul also including Pergamum & Troy. If so, dinner at hotel and overnight in Kuşadası)
 
Day 6 Early departure for Pergamum. After lunch, visit of Aesculapium. Continue to Troy, the legendary town in the Iliad of Homeros. Visit to the Athena Temple. Drive to Çanakkale. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Çanakkale.
 
Day 7 After breakfast, cross the strait by ferry and drive to İstanbul along the shores of the Marmara Sea. Return to İstanbul by tour bus.
 
 

5 DAYS TOUR (Departures only on Sunday)

* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), half-board accommodation at 4* hotels (breakfast & dinner), lunch during tours, museum entrance fees and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel in İstanbul at the end of the tour in the bus package. 

* Hotels can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 95.- / pax     DBL: € 95.- / pax    TRPL: € 95.- / pax 


 
10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.
 
7 DAYS TOUR (Departures only on Sunday)
 
* Tour rates include one-way plane or bus ticket, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), half-board accommodation at 4* hotels (breakfast & dinner), lunch during tours, museum entrance fees and V.A.T.; exclude drinks. Transfer back to İstanbul by tour bus. Tour bus will transfer guests to their hotels if central. 

* Hotels can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 145.- / pax     DBL: € 145.- / pax    TRPL: € 145.- / pax 

* 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.

 
Tour 14 - Ephesus & Virgin Mary' s House Regular / Daily Tour

 
Early morning flight to İzmir or night before bus to Kuşadası, birthplace of Homer and departure for Ephesus, one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the classical Greek period. Ephesus was also one of the “Seven Churches of Anatolia (Asia)” that are cited in the Book of Revelation.
Visit to the old Greco-Roman city of Ephesus, Marble Street, Odeon, Bouleterion, Temple of Hadrianand Serapis, Agora, Library of Celsus, Great Theatre, Double Church, Arcadian Way, Gate of Magnesia.
 
Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mount Solmissos and lunch at Selçuk. Visit to İsabey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from Anatolian Beyliks and the Temple of Artemis, one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”
 
Return to İzmir for evening flight or night bus from Kuşadası to İstanbul.

* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), museum entrance fees, lunch and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour.

*10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.

 

Tour 15 - Pergamum Regular / Daily Tour | advance reservation required
 
 
Early morning flight to İzmir or night before bus to Kuşadası and drive to Pergamum, ancient Greek city and the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamum.
 
Visit to Aesculapium, ancient medical center built in the name of Aesculapis, “God of Medicine“ where different healing methods like blood transfusion, meditation, therapy with music and sound of water were first used. After lunch continue to Pergamum Acropolis with Athena and Trojan Temples, Temple of Zeus, Temple of Dionysos, Gymnasium of Youth, Odeon, Library, Agora, Great Theatre  and Roman Bath.
 
Return to İzmir for evening flight or night bus from Kuşadası to İstanbul.
 
* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), museum entrance fees, lunch and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour.

* 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.

 

Tour 16 - Pamukkale (Hierapolis)
Regular / Daily Tour | advance reservation required
 
 

Early morning flight to İzmir or night before bus to Kuşadası and drive to Pamukkale(Cotton Castle), a beautiful and spectacular natural site near Denizli, unique in the world. Thermal spring waters have carved this fantastic formation of stalactites. Thermal waters have been used since Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Situated on the plateau are both the thermal center with its motels, thermal pools and ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. Monument on this side includes the ancient thermal baths which have been restored and converted into an archaeological museum.

Return to İzmir for evening flight or night bus from Kuşadası to İstanbul.
 
* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), museum entrance fees, lunch and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour. 

* 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2. 
 
Tour 17 - Cappadocia + Pamukkale + Ephesus
Regular / 4 Days Tour
 
Early morning flight to Kayseri or night before bus to Ürgüp.
 
Day 1 Walk through the “Fairy Chimneys” in Devrent Valley, Paşabağ (Monks’) Valley, practice pottery production with the ancient technique in Avanos. Visit to Göreme, the "open-air museum“ holding the earliest churches and chapels carved in fairy chimneys presenting finest examples of frescoes. Uçhisar Castle, the highest point in the region. Dinner at hotel and overnight.
 
Day 2 Panoramic view of the Hospital Monastery. Walk into the “wonderland” at Kızılçukur (Red Valley) and the village ofÇavuşin with rock-cut dwellings. Underground City of Kaymaklı, rock-cut city beneath the earth up to 8-9 levels where early Christians used to hide from Roman and Byzantine persecution. Explore the rock formations in Çatalkaya. A fantastic overview of the fairy chimneys from Esentepe. Pigeon Valley, greatest collection of pigeon nests in the world. Night bus to Pamukkale.
 
Day 3 Early morning arrival to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle), a beautiful and spectacular natural site near Denizli, unique in the world. You’ ll have a break at a hotel where you will have some time to take shower, fresh up and have some rest.Thermal spring waters have carved this fantastic formation of stalactites. Thermal waters have been used since Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Situated on the plateau are both the thermal center with its motels, thermal pools and ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. Monument on this side includes the ancient thermal baths which have been restored and converted into an archaeological museum. Dinner at hotel and overnight.
 
Day 4 Drive to Ephesus, one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the classical Greek period. Ephesus was also one of the “Seven Churches of Anatolia (Asia)” that are cited in the Book of Revelation.
Visit to the old Greco-Roman city of Ephesus, Marble Street, Odeon, Bouleterion, Temple of Hadrian and Serapis, Agora, Library of Celsus, Great Theatre, Double Church, Arcadian Way, Gate of Magnesia. Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mount Solmissos and lunch at Selçuk. Visit to İsabey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from the Anatolian Beyliks and the Temple of Artemis, one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”.
Return to İzmir for evening flight or night bus from Kuşadası to İstanbul.
 
* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, bus ticket from Ürgüp to Pamukkale, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), half-board accommodation at 4* hotels -or boutique cave hotel in Cappadocia- (breakfast & dinner), lunch during tours, museum entrance fees and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour. Guests can change the shuttle transfer in Cappadocia to a private one with an extra fee of € 100.- in total round trip.

* Hotel in Cappadocia can be upgraded to a luxurious cave hotel with a supplement of:
SGL: € 150.- in total     DBL: € 170.- in total      TRPL: € 220.- in total
Hotel in Kuşadası can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 75.- in total      DBL: € 90.- in total      TRPL: € 120.- in total
 
* 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.
 
 
Tour 14 + 15 - Ephesus & Pergamum Regular / 2 Days Tour
 
 
Day 1 Early morning flight to İzmir or night before bus to Kuşadası, birthplace of Homer and departure for Ephesus, one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the classical Greek period. Ephesus was also one of the “Seven Churches of Anatolia (Asia)” that are cited in the Book of Revelation.

Visit to the old Greco-Roman city of Ephesus, Marble Street, Odeon, Bouleterion, Temple of Hadrian and Serapis, Agora, Library of Celsus, Great Theatre, Double Church, Arcadian Way, Gate of Magnesia.

Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mount Solmissos and lunch at Selçuk. Visit to İsabey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from Anatolian Beyliks and the Temple of Artemis, one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”.

Dinner at hotel and overnight in Kuşadası.
 
Day 2 Drive to Pergamum, ancient Greek city and the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamum.
Visit to Aesculapium, ancient medical center built in the name of Aesculapis, “God of Medicine“ where different healing methods like blood transfusion, meditation, therapy with music and sound of water were first used. After lunch continue toPergamum Acropolis with Athena and Trojan Temples, Temple of Zeus, Temple of Dionysos, Gymnasium of Youth,
Odeon, Library, Agora, Great Theatre and Roman Bath.

Return to İzmir for evening flight or night bus from Kuşadası to İstanbul.
 
* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), half-board accommodation at a 4* hotel (breakfast & dinner) in Kuşadası, lunch during tours, museum entrance fees and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour.

Hotel can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 75.-/night/room        DBL: € 90.-/night/room          TRPL: € 120.-/night/room


* 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.
 
 
Tour 14 + 16 - Ephesus & Pamukkale (Hierapolis)
Regular / 2 Days Tour
 
Day 1 Early morning flight to İzmir or night before bus to Kuşadası, birthplace of Homer and departure for Ephesus, one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the classical Greek period. Ephesus was also one of the “Seven Churches of Anatolia (Asia)” that are cited in the Book of Revelation.

Visit to the old Greco-Roman city of Ephesus, Marble Street, Odeon, Bouleterion, Temple of Hadrian and Serapis, Agora, Library of Celsus, Great Theatre, Double Church, Arcadian Way, Gate of Magnesia.

Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mount Solmissos and lunch at Selçuk. Visit to İsabey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from Anatolian Beyliks and the Temple of Artemis, one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”.
Dinner at hotel and overnight in Kuşadası.
 
Day 2 Drive to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle), a beautiful and spectacular natural site near Denizli, unique in the world. Thermal spring waters have carved this fantastic formation of stalactites. Thermal waters have been used since Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Situated on the plateau are both the thermal center with its motels, thermal pools and ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. Monument on this side includes the ancient thermal baths which have been restored and converted into an archaeological museum.

Return to İzmir for evening flight or night bus from Kuşadası to İstanbul.
 
* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), half-board accommodation at a 4* hotel (breakfast & dinner) in Kuşadası, lunch during tours, museum entrance fees and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour. 

*Hotel can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 75.-/night/room      DBL: € 90.-/night/room        TRPL: € 120.-/night/room


*
10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.
 
Tour 14 + 15 + 16 - Ephesus & Pergamum & Pamukkale
Regular / 3 Days Tour
 
Day 1 Early morning flight to İzmir or night before bus to Kuşadası, birthplace of Homer and departure for Ephesus, one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the classical Greek period. Ephesus was also one of the “Seven Churches of Anatolia (Asia)” that are cited in the Book of Revelation.

Visit to the old Greco-Roman city of Ephesus, Marble Street, Odeon, Bouleterion, Temple of Hadrian and Serapis, Agora, Library of Celsus, Great Theatre, Double Church, Arcadian Way, Gate of Magnesia.

Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mount Solmissos and lunch at Selçuk. Visit to İsabey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from Anatolian Beyliks and the Temple of Artemis, one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient
World”.
Dinner at hotel and overnight in Kuşadası.
 
Day 2 Drive to Pergamum, ancient Greek city and the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamum.
Visit to Aesculapium, ancient medical center built in the name of Aesculapis, “God of Medicine“ where different healing methods like blood transfusion, meditation, therapy with music and sound of water were first used. After lunch continue toPergamum Acropolis with Athena and Trojan Temples, Temple of Zeus, Temple of Dionysos, Gymnasium of Youth, Odeon, Library, Agora, Great Theatre and Roman Bath.
Dinner at hotel and overnight in Kuşadası.
 
Day 3 Drive to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle), a beautiful and spectacular natural site near Denizli, unique in the world. Thermal spring waters have carved this fantastic formation of stalactites. Thermal waters have been used since Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Situated on the plateau are both the thermal center with its motels, thermal pools and ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. Monument on this side includes the ancient thermal baths which have been restored and converted into an archaeological museum.
 
Return to İzmir for evening flight or night bus from Kuşadası to İstanbul.
 
* Tour rates include round trip plane or bus tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), half-board accommodation at a 4* hotel (breakfast & dinner) in Kuşadası, lunch during tours, museum entrance fees and V.A.T.; exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel (in the bus package) in İstanbul at the end of the tour.

* Hotel can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of: 
SGL: € 75.-/night/room       DBL: € 90.-/night/room        TRPL:€ 120.-/night/room
 
* 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.
 
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