Classic Istanbul Day Tour

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Tour duration: 1 day
Tour operates: daily

Istanbul a world center of great value in the past as well as in the present, Istanbul embraces Asia on the one hand and Europe on the other. Istanbul offers historical peninsula, numerous scenic and historical beauties is a magnificently unique city that has been capital to many civilizations from past to present and still continues to be home to residents from all over the world.

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Day 1

A guided tour exploring the ancient city includes Topkapi Palace (closed Tuesday), this large palace was the main residence of Ottoman Sultans, continue to the Saint Sophia Basilica (closed Monday), ancient seat of Byzantine Church, and great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. After we'll visit one of the most beautiful mosque's in the world famous for its tiles and known as The Blue Mosque, after we'll visit the Roman Hippodrome once used for chariot races and a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople; finally the Grand Bazaar (closed Sunday), one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The Basilica Cistern will be the correspondent tour attraction for any closed site (if any) when touring.

What time is normal pick-up hours from my hotel?
  • Pick up from Istanbul Hotels is approximately 9:00am
Additional important information for your tour:
  • We recommend comfortable walking shoes.
  • As per any travel destination-never leave your valuable belongings unattended in tour vehicles or during your tour.
  • Modest dress attire (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) for holy places – head covering is required, hats for men and shoulder covering for women.

Classic Bosphorus Cruise & Beylerbeyi Day Tour

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The Bosphorus or Bosporus is a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia. The Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles strait to the southwest together form the Turkish Straits. The world's narrowest strait used for international navigation, the Bosporus connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara. Beylerbeyi Palace was the summer palace of the Ottoman sultans built in the mid 19th century, located in the Beylerbeyi neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey at the Asian side of the Bosphorus shores.

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Day 1

A short visit The Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, one of Turkey's largest bazaars. The most enjoyable classic Bosphorus cruise starts between the two continents, Europe and Asia, we sail along the latest palaces of Ottomans as well as wooden kiosks, mansions and modern villas. Afternoon drive to Beylerbeyi Palace (closed Thursday - Monday) on the Asian side of the city. The Basilica Cistern will be the correspondent tour attraction if the Beylerbeyi Palace is closed when touring.

What time is normal pick-up hours from my hotel?
  • Pick up from Istanbul Hotels is approximately 9:00am
Additional important information for your tour:
  • We recommend comfortable walking shoes.
  • As per any travel destination-never leave your valuable belongings unattended in tour vehicles or during your tour.
  • Good sun protection and clothes according to weather and sea breeze.

Classic Old Town Istanbul Walking Day Tour

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Tour duration: 1 day
Tour operates: daily

With its strategic location Istanbul has been associated with major political, religious and artistic events for more than 2,000 years. Its masterpieces include the Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Blue Mosque, the 6th-century Hagia Sophia, The Hippodrome of Constantinople, these UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located in the Old Town area as well as the Orient Express station and Spice Bazaar.

Itinerary
Day 1

We’ll begin the discovery of old town on this walking tour from The Hippodrome of Constantinople, a sporting and social centre of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire. After walk to Sultan Ahmed Mosque or as its better known around the world the Blue Mosque considered among the sacred sites of the Islamic faith, and one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. The shrine of the mosque is covered with tiles. After visit the Hagia Sophia an architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. We’ll continue walking the small street of SogukCesme Sok with historic houses in the Sultanahmet neighborhood of Istanbul. After visit a tile work shop and see the world famous Iznik tiles. Continue to Istanbul Sirkeci Terminal, the Orient Express last station and enjoy lunch overlooking the Golden Horn. In the afternoon we’ll walk through the Spice Bazaar, one of the largest bazaars in the city, where you’ll have a chance to buy an old Turkish rug at a caravan inn or other local crafts from the Bazaar’s shops.

What time is normal pick-up hours from my hotel?
  • Pick up from Istanbul Hotels is approximately 8:20am-8:45
Additional important information for your tour:
  • We recommend comfortable walking shoes.
  • As per any travel destination-never leave your valuable belongings unattended in tour vehicles or during your tour.
  • Modest dress attire (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) for holy places – head covering is required, hats for men and shoulder covering for women.

Classic Cappadocia Day Tour

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Tour duration: 1 day
Tour operates: daily

Cappadocia a UNESCO World Heritage site with awesome geography where history and nature intertwines has been host to many civilizations throughout the centuries. The unique volcanic landscape of the region took shape as a result of the erosion of the volcanic layers which spread through the area with the eruption of Erciyes, Hasandag and Güllüdag mountains about 60 million years ago.

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Day 1

Upon arrival to Kayseri Airport, transfer to Cappadocia and visit the Devrent Valley which is also known as Imaginary or Pink Valley has a lunar landscape and animal shaped rocks. Drive to Pasabag or Monks Valley is located 5 minutes drive from Goreme and has mushroom shaped fairy-chimneys and St. Simon Church. In the afternoon visit Zelve Open Air Museum in Goreme is situated in Nevsehir province, Zelve houses the most number of the world-famous Fairy Chimneys, and where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. After completion of our tour, transfer back to Kayseri domestic airport.

What time is normal pick-up hours from airport after my arrival?
  • Pick up from Izmir Airport depends on your flight schedule however ideally should be from 7:30-9:00 am
Additional important information for your tour:
  • We recommend comfortable walking shoes.
  • As per any travel destination-never leave your valuable belongings unattended in tour vehicles or during your tour.

Classic Ephesus Day Tour

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Tour duration: 1 day
Tour operates: daily

Ephesus established as a port and an ancient important commercial center. It played a great role in the ancient times with its strategic location. Ephesus is located on a very fertile valley. Once, the trade capital of the ancient world, a religious center of the early Christianity and today, Ephesus is an important tourism destination in Turkey.

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Day 1

Upon arrival to Izmir Airport, transfer to Ephesus and visit the most exciting ancient sites of this region. Begin with The Great Theater, part of the archaeological site of Ephesus, is a dramatic and impressive sight located on the slope of Panayir Hill. We’ll proceed to the library of Celsus, an ancient Roman building built in honor of a Roman Senator. Continue to The Gymnasium of Ephesus located near the Magnesia Gate, on Pin Mountain and it was built in the 2nd century AD, by (according to an inscription) Flavius Damianus and his wife Vedia Phaedrina. Visit one of the main attractions in Ephesus, The Temple of Hadrian with its beautiful arch on the front façade, and interesting reliefs including one of Medusa. After we'll visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where some believe the mother of Jesus spent her final years.

What time is normal pick-up hours from airport after my arrival?
  • Pick up from Izmir Airport depends on your flight schedule however ideally should be from 7:30-9:00 am
Additional important information for your tour:
  • We recommend comfortable walking shoes.
  • As per any travel destination-never leave your valuable belongings unattended in tour vehicles or during your tour.

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Tour Duration: 1 Day │Highlights: Hippodrome of Constantinople, Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Sogukceşme Sokagı, Istanbul Sirkeci Terminal (Orient Express), and Spice Bazaar.
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Tour Duration: 1 Day │Highlights: Cappadocia, Devrent valley, and Open Air-Museum.
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Tour Duration: 1 Day │Highlights: Ephesus, Theatre of Ephesus, library of Celsus, Gymnasium of Ephesus, Temple of Hadrian, and the House of Virgin Mary.
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