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Turkey Classics – 8 Days

8 Days

Istanbul (3N) → Cappadocia (2N) → Antalya (2N)

Trip Facts

  • 4* Hotels
  • 4 Activities (Sharing)
  • 6 Transfers (Private)
  • Add-On
  • Add-On

Overview

8D | Private Departure | Start and end in Istanbul

If you have a fascination for ancient history, a love for delicious food, a desire to explore new cultures, or simply want to experience some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world, then our expert-led cultural tours of Turkey are the perfect choice for you. This incredible tour takes you to Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, and back to Istanbul. We have designed this trip with your comfort in mind so that you can travel with ease. Turkey is a beautiful country with so much to offer, and you can explore more options through our Turkey tour packages.

Highlights

  • Visit Istanbul's stunning Blue Mosque
  • Explore the underground cities of Cappadocia
  • Explore one of Turkey's true coastal gems, Antalya
  • Visit the Goreme Open Air Museum
  • Walk through "Love Valley"

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at the Istanbul International Airport, you will be received by our driver who will help you with your transfers to the hotel. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring Istanbul.

Included Activity: None

Optional Activity: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise - INR 5150/person
with unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic & soft drinks, belly dance show, Turkish Folklore show, DJ Performance (Duration: 3 hrs) -

Escape from the busy streets and crowds of Istanbul for a full-day excursion to the Princes Islands. Get a cruise in front of Topkapi Palace, Galata Tower and Maiden's Tower and glide across to reach the islands of Heybeliada and Buyukada. Learn about the princes of the Byzantine Empire who once relaxed on these islands as you discover the islands. Enjoy free time to explore on your own, taking in the beaches and historic sites at your leisure before returning to Istanbul.

Included Activity: Princes Island Tour with boat trip and lunch (Duration: 8 hrs)

After a savoury breakfast at the hotel, take in the highlights of Istanbul and maximise your time with skip-the-line entrance at the most popular attractions. Enjoy guided visits to the Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque; browse the stalls at the Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar; and tuck into tasty Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, discover Istanbul’s European and Asian sides on a Bosphorus sightseeing cruise.

Included Activity: Istanbul Old City Tour with Lunch (Duration: 7 hrs)
Hagia Sophia Mosque | Blue Mosque | Hippodrome | Grand Bazaar | Egyptian Bazaar | Halic | Bosphorus Strait (Cruise)

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Airport for a domestic flight to Cappadocia (not included). Upon arrival, transfer from the airport and check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Included Activity: None

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.

Around 9:30 am, board an air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel and begin your journey to the heart of Cappadocia’s striking landscape. Over the course of only one day, you’ll visit seven Cappadocia highlights, including Zelve Open-Air Museum's historical caves, and learn about the region’s rich culture. Marvel at the lunar landscapes of Devrent Valley, absorb panoramic vistas from Uchisar Castle, Cappadocia’s highest point, and explore the 5th-century settlement of Çavusin.

Included Activity: Cappadocia Red Tour with lunch (Duration: 8 hrs)
Uchisar Castle | Love Valley | Pasabag | Zelve Open Air Museum | Fairy Chimneys | Devrent Valley | Cavusin | Avanos Pottery Workshop

Optional Activity: Hot Air Balloon Tour - INR 12,500/person (Please confirm with your consultant at-least seven days before as slots get sold out quickly).

After breakfast, transfer to Cappadocia Airport for a domestic flight to Antalya (not included). Upon arrival, transfer from the airport and check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Included Activity: None

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.

Discover the best of Antalya's natural and historical attractions on a fun day tour. Your highlights include Konyaalti Beach, Hadrian's Gate, Kaleici, and the Duden and Lara Waterfalls. You'll also enjoy a panoramic cable car ride and scenic boat tour.

Included Activity: Antalya City Tour with Cable Car & Waterfalls with Lunch (Duration: 8 hrs)
Konyaalti Beach | Hadrian's Gate | Kaleici | Old City Marina | Lower Duden Waterfalls | Cable Car

Note: Cable Car (15.-€/person: Only available from tour guide in cash | Credit Card not accepted)

After breakfast you will have free time in Antalya until check-out time. Depart for Kayseri Airport for a domestic flight to Istanbul (not included) and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future on one of our tours again.

Included Activity: None

Accommodation Options

Accommodations are based on twin/double/triple sharing with a daily buffet breakfast. All taxes and service charges are included.

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Classic:

Istanbul:  Elysium Styles Taksim / Similar

Cappadocia:  Ring Downtown Hotel / Similar

Antalya:  Doctor’s Cave Suites / Similar

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Premium:

Istanbul:  Holiday Inn Istanbul City / Similar

Cappadocia:  Ottoman Cave Suites / Similar

Antalya:  Ramada Resort Lara (All Inclusive) / Similar

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Please be aware that all accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before departure. The final accommodation details will be provided with your finalized travel documents.

“Subject to change” means we may use an alternative hotel if the hotel listed in the tour package is fully booked or unavailable during your stay. The alternative hotel will be the same quality as the indicated hotel or better than the one in the package.

Meals Included

The program includes 7 breakfasts and 4 lunches.

Meals mentioned in the program include Turkish cuisine and Western cuisine. The meals are categorized as B (breakfast), L (lunch), or D (dinner).

This tour offers Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request. Simply let TourList know the food option that you prefer.

Includes / Excludes

Includes

  • TOUR GUIDE: Operated with English speaking local guides during scheduled tours
  • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights' accommodation at the hotels indicated below
  • MEALS: as indicated in the itinerary
  • TRANSPORT: All Arrival & departure airport transfers on a PVT basis; Sharing during tours
  • ENTRANCE FEES & ACTIVITIES: All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Istanbul Old City Tour with Bosphorus Cruise and Lunch
  • Princes Island Tour with boat trip and Lunch
  • Cappadocia Red Tour with Lunch
  • Antalya City Tour with Cable Car, Boat Trip & Waterfalls with Lunch
  • Meet & Greet at the Airport (Day 1, 4, 6)

Excludes

  • International or Domestic Airfare
  • Visa
  • Early check-in & late check-out
  • Antalya Cable Car (Cash 15 €/person Only available from tour guide | Credit Card not accepted)
  • Optional Activities (if any)
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Expenses of personal nature, mini bar in the room, laundry, telephone bills, tips, gratuities etc
  • Travel or Medical Insurance

Things to know

Turkey Visa for Indians

Indian passport holders who have a valid visa or residence permit from Schengen, US, UK and Ireland are eligible for the Turkish e-visa, which can be obtained online in a few minutes.

Indian Citizens who do not have valid visas or residence permits in these countries would need to apply for a Turkish sticker visa with a single entry visa.

What documents do I need for Turkey Tourist Visa from India?

To apply for a tourist visa to Turkey you need the following documents:

  • A valid passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of your entry into Turkey
  • The mandatory documents to apply for a Turkey visa are a cover Letter, Employee Letter, Salary or Income Proof and a Visa Application form.
  • Proof of confirmed hotel reservation, flight bookings and travel itinerary for the entire duration of your stay in Turkey
  • A copy of your confirmed air tickets to and from Turkey
  • A statement of your financial situation from your bank for the last 6 months
  • A statement of your financial situation from your bank for the last 6 months

Can you suggest some of the best places to visit in Turkey?

Turkey offers a multitude of captivating destinations, from the iconic skyline of Istanbul to the otherworldly landscapes of Cappadocia. In Istanbul, you can explore the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace. Outside the city, discover the ancient ruins of Ephesus and the magnificent travertine terraces of Pamukkale. In Cappadocia, marvel at the fairy-tale chimneys and cave churches. At every turn, Turkey’s breathtaking beauty will leave you awestruck.

Two unique things you must do in Turkey include attending a belly dancing performance and taking a Hot air balloon flight.

What is the best time to visit Turkey?

The best time to embark on Turkey tours is during the spring and fall seasons. From early April to June, the weather is generally mild and pleasant, and the natural beauty of the region is in full bloom. Similarly, September to November is also a great time to visit as the warm weather of summer still lingers on and popular tourist spots are less crowded.

What are some recommended Turkish dishes that I should try?

During your trip, you can enjoy the rich and flavorful Turkish cuisine. You can try a variety of mouthwatering dishes such as kebabs, baklava, Turkish delight, borek, and mezes. Don’t forget to savour the traditional Turkish breakfast, which is a feast of olives, cheeses, fresh bread, and other delectable treats.

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Turkey Classics – 8 Days
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