The landscape of the country is a revelation. Rightly touted as a country of wonderful beaches and coastline, Turkey is also home to untouched mountains and lakes. In the phenomenon of Pammukale’s limestone ‘cotton castles’ and Cappadocia’s strange geological formations, nature displays its penchant for the beautiful and bizarre.
Assemble at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to board your flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival at Istanbul clear customs & immigrations and we proceed by coach to the city to an Indian restaurant for lunch. Later check in our hotel. After desired rest and freshen-up, in the evening we visit to Galata Tower it is a medieval stone tower in the Galata quarter of Istanbul, just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus. One of the city's most striking landmarks, it is a high, cone-capped cylinder that dominates the skyline and offers a panoramic vista of Istanbul's historic peninsula. Return to hotel. Enjoy Dinner at hotels Banquet prepared by our Indian Chef. Overnight at in Istanbul.
After breakfast proceed for City Tour of Istanbul head to the Blue Mosque to marvel at its six minarets and the thousands of Iznik tiles that cascade a sea of blue over the building's interior. One of the finest examples of classical Ottoman architecture, the mosque was built at the bequest of Sultan Ahmet-I who demanded a mosque to rival the grandeur of the Hagia Sophia. Both a church and a mosque in its past life, Hagia Sophia is now a UNESCO- listed museum that showcases Ottoman-era and Byzantine-era artefacts and historical exhibits, and then continue to Topkapi Palace. Like Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace now exists as one of Istanbul's premier museums, home to a collection of ornamentation that once belonged to the city's 15th-century sultans and harems continue through Istanbul Hippodrome, seeing the granite Egyptian obelisk that was gifted to the city, and hear how the site once represented the hub of the city's sporting and political life. The final attraction included in your tour is the Grand Bazaar, one of the world's most famous souks. Comprising nearly 60 streets and thousands of shops. Evening proceed for Istanbul by Night Bosphorus Cruise along with Belly Dance and Turkish Folk Dance. Later return back to hotel and enjoy Indian Dinner at Hotel.
After breakfast proceed for exciting tour to Istanbul and proceed to the famous Cable Car ride where you can get a panoramic view of golden horn along with Bosporus. After lunch proceed for the famous Spice Bazar and Egyptian Bazar shopping street where visitors may find about 250 quality shops and boutiques of spices, chocolates, cutlery, etc. Later have Dinner & spend Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed for Istanbul airport to board your flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival drive appx 1.5 hours to Cappadocia. Reaching in we take you for Jet Boating, experience the ultimate dose of adrenaline packed adventure including extreme 360 degree Hamilton spins, high- speed drifting. Later enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and check in to hotel. After Dinner at hotel proceed to enjoy the Turkish Night Show. The Turkish Night Show highlights the dance traditions of various regions of Turkey, complete with traditional costumes and of course, exhilarating belly dancers. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Today very early wake up and get ready for a lifetime dream adventure The Hot Air Balloon Ride, Cappadocia is known around the world as one of the best places to fly on hot air balloons. The spectacular surrealistic landscapes combined with excellent flying conditions allow the balloons to gently drift over and between fairy chimneys, pigeon houses hew into the unique rock formations, orchards and vineyards - through impressive valleys. Later return back to hotel for Breakfast. Take some rest and proceed for City Tour of Cappadocia. City Tour includes Goreme open Air museum, Esentepe highest view point of Cappadocia, Next stop is Devrent valley, which is also called Valley of Imagination. Visit three Beautiful fairy Chimneys with their hats. Later visit Kaymakli Underground City consisting of one hundred tunnels, cellars, storage areas and stables. Visit to the Ceramic Workshop. Later Return back to hotel.
After breakfast Checkout Hotel proceed to Antalya, Enroute visit The Mevlana Museum located in Konya, is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic also known as Mevlana or Rumi better known as the whirling dervishes. Arrive at Antalya and check in to Hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Antalya.
After breakfast, proceed for Land of the Legends - largest theme park in Turkey Only with Kulin Kumar Holidays where you can enjoy the rush of water slides and water coasters. Ride the wild waves or relax in a quiet lagoon. Enjoy the thrill rides like Hyper Coaster, Typhoon Coaster, Sky Fighter, Twister, Hurricane, etc. and also enjoy a variety of shows inside the park. This high quality themepark has recently opened to public in November 2018. There is variety of shopping activities / dining at the mall inside the complex. In the evening proceed back to hotel and enjoy Dinner & Overnight in Antalya.
After breakfast, proceed for City Tour of Antalya, Perge is located appx sixteen kms from Antalya downtown and is one of the archaeological sites of Turkey. Discover the, Greco-Roman type theater and Aspendos Stadium in its fine state of preservation. Later continue to visit to the magnificent Duden Falls. Also an exciting visit to the Snow world where the kinds and the elders will jointly have a fun loving memories. Later we have some free time for shopping of exiting products available around the Khan Market & Mark Antalya Mall. This shopping time will be very well enjoyed by the tour participants. Enjoy Dinner & spend overnight in Antalya.
After breakfast Checkout and proceed for Pamukkale. Enroute we shall visit Denzli, the city of Textile. We shall stop by a Textile Factory Workshop. Continue to Pamukkale. Upon Arrival visit an unusual natural and historical site with the sparkling white castle-like cascades, Pamukkale meaning "Cotton Castle" in Turkish. Waters in the terraces are the sediments of the springs with calcium bicarbonate in 33C. Waters, containing mainly calcium salts and carbon-dioxide, run off the plateau's by depositing calcium while carbon-dioxide disappearing. This marvellous landscape of Pamukkale has been created by this gradual formation, leaving a cotton-like image. Later proceed to hotel. Upon arrival check in to hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Pamukkale.
After breakfast checkout hotel to visit the Ruins of Hierapolis, later proceed to the party hub of Turkey, The city of ‘KusaDasi’ which means “Bird Island”, is set in a superb gulf in the Aegean Region of Turkey and is known for its turquoise sparkling water of the sea, broad sandy beaches, bright sun and large marina with a capacity for 600 boats. A glorious ancient city stands beside it, Ephesus with thousands of visitors from tours each year. Dinner and Overnight in Kusadasi.
After breakfast proceed to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Ephesus, which was established as a port, was used to be the most important commercial centre. It played a great role in the ancient times with its strategic location. Later visit the House of Virgin Mary's. The belief is that Virgin Mary had spent her last days in this vicinity of Ephesus. In the evening we visit to the Leather Factory with Fashion Show. Dinner & Overnight in Kusadasi.
After breakfast Checkout and proceed for Izmir Airport to board your flight for Istanbul. On arrive at Istanbul board your connecting flight for Mumbai.
Total Nights : 11 N
Breakfast will be provided as per the Hotel Menu. Indian breakfast consisting 01 or 02 hot items like Upma, Poha, Idli / Uttampam / Medu wada with chutney/sambhar etc along with Masala tea, Masala milk, khakhra (with methi sambhar / jeeralu), dry snacks etc shall be served. (Subject to time & hotels permission)
Afternoon lunch will of two or three items such as Pav Bhaji, Puri Sabji, Bhel with sandwiches, Chole-Puri, Biryani with Curd / raita, Handva etc. will be served along with Soft Drinks, mithai from India.
(Subject to time & hotels permission or outside picnic area & park)
Indian Dinner will be served in the Hotel Restaurant with full set menu prepared by our Rajasthani chef.
Turkey Tourist Visa included in the above Tour Cost.
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Amazing trip,Amazing arrangement,Thanks to Jigar for upgradation and surprises.
We had a wonderful experience.