Turquia Maravillosa
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Turquia Maravillosa

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Created: Monday, August 2, 2021
Total price From US$1,505
Created: Monday, August 2, 2021
Destinations: Antalya, Side, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Kusadasi, Bursa, Istanbul
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17 Nov
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Turquia Maravillosa

Itinerary:

Day 1 antalya

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.


Day 2 antalya - aspendos - side - karaman - nigde

We will leave Antalya towards ASPENDOS. We will visit the Roman theatre, for many, it is the best preserved in the world. After that, in SIDE, we will be able to admire the Greek temple of Apollo by the sea. There’s time to walk through its port and streets that are full of life. Travelling through breathtaking landscapes, we cross the Taurus mountains – their peaks stand at over 3500 meters high, and are covered in snow for most of the year. Stop in KARAMAN where we will visit TARTAN EVI, an old Ottoman mansion. We continue on to the Cappadocia region. NIGDE, dinner included.


Day 3 nigde - capadocia

Full day in the fantastic region of CAPPADOCIA, with its lunar landscapes, its churches and troglodyte villages. We start by visiting GUMUSLER, an incredible underground monastery of the 7th century with perhaps the best Byzantine frescoes in Turkey. In KAIMACLI we will visit the underground city that could house 30,000 people. We will visitUCHISAR, a natural fortress. After lunch we will discover the GOREME Valley with its open-air museum and its churches carved out of the rocks, entry tickets included. Hotel in Avanos. Dinner included.


Day 4 capadocia - ihlara - konya

In the morning we will visit the PASABAG Valley. At the far end of Cappadocia, we will visit the IHLARA Valley; known for the freshness of its waters, its churches and villages excavated in the rock. Then we continue our route, with a stop in an old CARAVANSERAI from the 13th Century before arriving in KONYA where we visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana. Here we will learn about the sect of the Dervishes (entrance included). Dinner included. At night, we suggest that you attend the dance performance of the whirling dervishes in the cultural centre.


Day 5 konya - egridir - pamukale

We take a scenic road between the lakes, and get to know EGRIDIR, a beautiful town next to a large lake, with its walls and mosques. There’s time to have lunch. We then continue to PAMUKKALE-Hierapolis, whose calcareous waters have created the Cotton Castle (entrance included). Dinner included.


Day 6 pamukale - ephesus - kusadasi

We leave in the direction of EPHESUS, the best preserved ancient city of Asia Minor; 2000 years ago it had a quarter of a million inhabitants. We will discover the house of the Virgin Mary, the Basilica of Saint John and the impressive ruins at Ephesus (tickets included). Later, we continue on towards the Turquoise Coast, which has magnificent landscapes. BODRUM, Dinner and accommodation.


Day 7 kusadasi - bursa - istanbul

We will make a short visit to IZMIR with our guide. We will tour the church of Saint Policarp, the oldest in Izmir, which reminds us of the importance of this area at the beginning of Christianity (entry tickets included). We will also discover the Fort of Kadifecale. Later we will travel through the interior of Turkey again. There will be a stop en route to have lunch before arriving at BURSA, the fourth city of Turkey whose historic centre has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, which includes traditional shopping districts, mosques, religious schools, public baths, etc. and its outstanding Green Mosque. Arrival in ISTANBUL at the end of the day.


Day 8 istanbul

A sightseeing tour of the city lasting about two hours, taking in the walls, the Golden Horn, the fishing district, and Taksim. We will skirt round the Topkapi Palace and admire the exterior of Hagia Sophia. On our tour, we will include a cable car ride up to the Pierre Loti viewpoint and we will look round the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent (the largest in Istanbul). We find ourselves in a city built in two continents. At the end of the afternoon we will provide a transfer to the Taksim neighbourhood, the most commercialised 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.


Day 9 istanbul

Today we include a boat trip on the Bosphorus that will last about two hours. We will undertake the trip on a boat exclusively for Europamundo travellers. The Bosphorus is a strait that connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara, which separates Istanbul into two parts: the European part and the Asian one. 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 (an additional visit with tickets and lunch inside the Topkapi Palace is available).


Day 10 istanbul

After breakfast, end of our services.

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Total price From US$1,505
This idea includes
Destinations 14
Accommodations 9
Tours 1
Tour summary
Operator
Europamundo
Operator
Included
Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with Spanish and Portuguese speaking guide, basic travel insurance, breakfast buffet and bagagge porter, (1 baggage per person) in the hotels with this service.

Includes arrival transfer.

City tour in: ISTANBUL.

Boat: on 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 , Valley of Ihlara , Caravanserai; Mevlana Mausoleum in Konya , Pamukkale - Hierapolis , house of the Virgin Mary, Basilica of St. John, Ruins of Ephesus , Suleiman the Great Mosque in Istanbul .

Funicular: Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul.

6 dinner included in: NIGDE, CAPADOCIA, KONYA, PAMUKKALE, Ephesus, Kusadasi
Hotels

Planned Hotels

Antalya

BEST WESTERN KHAN 4*

NIGDE

GRAND HOTEL NIGDE 4*

CAPADOCIA

AVRASYA 4*

SUHAN CAPPADOCIA 5*

BY CAPPADOCIA 5*

KONYA

HILTON GARDEN KONYA 4*

PAMUKKALE

RICHMOND PAMUKKALE THERMAL 5*

SPA HOTEL COLOSSAE THERMAL 5*

Kusadasi

MARINA 4*

CARINA 3*

NEOPOL DELUXE 4*

RAMADA SUITES BY WINDHAM KUSADASI 4*

ESTAMBUL

MOVENPICK GOLDEN HORN 5*

DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON PIYALEPASA 5*

GRAND CEVAHIR 5*

CLARION GOLDEN HORN 4*

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