Turkey is our first international tour and therefore very special to us. We take you to popular places like Capadoccia and Pammukale, but the real essence of this trip is the North East. Trabzon and Uzungol will show you a very different Turkey, one where tourism is still not very commercial. We cover both the coasts of Turkey in this tour.
April - May
|Days||9 Nights / 10 Days|
03 Oct 2023 to 12 Oct 2023
28 Oct 2023 to 06 Nov 2023
|Single Supplement Cost||
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|Direct Joining Cost||
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Kusadasi (1N) | Pamukkale (1N) | Cappadocia (2N) | Trabzon (2N) | Uzungol (1N) | Istanbul (2N)
Step 1 - Advance of INR 70000 + 5% GST + 20% TCS together with a copy of your Passport and Pan Card, at the time of booking.
Under any other circumstances other than government or flight restrictions, the following charges will be considered as a cancellation fee.
**This clause is applicable even before this period if the flight tickets are issued.
Arrive in Istanbul and connect with the flight to the port city of Izmir. Drive down to Kusadasi and check in to your hotel later in the afternoon. The rest of the evening is free to explore the beautiful coast. Dinner and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
After an early breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to visit Ephesus the most well-preserved Roman sight in Turkey. Explore the ancient city with its library, amphitheatre, etc. Later proceed to Pammukale. On arrival visit the calcium pools and the famous cotton castles of this region. Later, check in to our hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Today's journey is a long one, so we will depart at 7.30 am and proceed to Konya first. Konya is a seat of the famous Rumi Mevlana. We will visit his tomb and the museum. Later, drive to Cappadocia, the geographical center of Turkey.
Those who want to explore the beautiful colours of the valley from the sky can opt for the hot air balloon ride (optional) early in the morning. Later after breakfast, we will visit the prime attractions of this region which would include Kaymakli (underground city), and Goreme open-air museum to see the most ancient rock churches painted with frescoes.
We will set off for our drive to Ankara. Enroute pass the Tuz gol (Salt Lake). On arrival in Ankara, we will visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, dedicated to the father of Turkey and learn about how he laid the foundations of this great country. Later proceed to the airport to board the flight to the Black Sea coastal city of Trabzon.
After breakfast, we will drive on the scenic coastal road which later heads to the beautiful landscape on our way to Uzungol. On the way we will pass by Suremene, which makes the most popular and high-quality knives, we will stop in this town to buy some sharp ones. We will also visit Rize, the tea capital of Turkey. Later we will proceed to Uzungol. It is a lake at an altitude of 1090 meters and surrounded by picturesque forests and wooden houses. Dinner and overnight stay in Uzungol.
After breakfast, we will drive to Trabzon. We will visit Tea Factory. Later visit Sumela Monastery. Dinner and overnight stay in Trabzon.
After a leisurely breakfast, board the flight to Istanbul. On arrival we will check in at the hotel in the heart of the city, later we will proceed to take the Bosphorus Cruise and cross the famous bridge connecting the two continents. After the cruise, we will shop at the traditional Spice Bazaar. Dinner and overnight stay in Istanbul.
Today we will visit the Topkapi Palace, Dolmabache Palace, where Ataturk, The Father of Turks used to live, later we will head to the charming Taksim square and then head to visit the world’s largest covered market - the Grand Bazaar, and see the view of the city from Galata Tower.
In the morning, check out and proceed to visit the Blue Mosque & Basilica Cistern, and later enjoy on your own. After lunch, we will depart to board our flight back to Mumbai.
In our tour, we visit the remote North East of the country to experience the Alpine scenery with tea-growing hills, dotted with beautiful lakes. Tourism is still not developed in this region making it a peaceful place to discover.
We offer three internal flights on this tour making this a unique way of exploring the length and breadth of the country in the most competent time possible. Our Turkey itinerary like any other tour is not rushed and we give plenty of time to enjoy the surroundings.
Although you can carry 23 kgs check-in luggage on the international flight, only 15 kgs are allowed on domestic flights.
The Pistachios and the dry fruits of Turkey are the best in the world. The leather and the carpet industry is also booming. Turkish cotton is famous for its thread count too. There are a lot of souvenirs to be bought also.
Spring (April - May) and Autumn (Oct - Nov) is the best time to go to the country. The temperatures are pleasant all throughout.
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