The Taste of Turkey 5 Days & 4 Nights (Starting From 700 per person*)

  • Duration: 5 Days & 4 Nights
No.of Adult: 700
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Child
Extra Bed
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Istanbul & Antalya
Package Itinerary
  • Day 1 Istanbul Airport - Hotel in European Side (Istanbul)

    Welcome to Istanbul. Transfer from Istanbul Airport to hotel in European Side.

  • Day 2 Full Day Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour (Istanbul)

    Welcome to Istanbul. TransfGolden Horn (from the bus), the arm of the Bosphorus and a natural harbour of the historical peninsula separating the old and the new parts of ?stanbul where the first colonies settled during the Byzantines. The residential area for Byzantine Jews, Italian traders and other non-muslim minorities.

    Drive along the traces of history at Balat viewing Metal Church of St. Stephen the Bulgarian,

    Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim), Fener Orthodox Patriarchate and 22 kms. long Byzantine City Walls, strongest fortification of the middle age.

    Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers etc.

    Bosphorus Cruise on Plan Tours’ private boat, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments.

    Rumeli Fortress (from the boat – no interior visit), historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect the Bosphorus. A unique example of military architecture. (Visit a leather showroom if time permits)

    Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant.

    Dolmabahçe Palace, recent residence for Ottoman Sultans built by two Ottoman architects Karabet and Nikogos Balyan on a 110.000 m² area and served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire. Famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier, the palace has 285 rooms and 46 halls.

    Bosphorus Bridge, unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

    Çaml?ca Hill, famous for its widest bird’s eye panoramic view of ?stanbul from Marmara Sea to the Black Sea, gives a chance to see the Bosphorus and Golden Horn from one of the best point of the highest and most appealing places of the city.

    also:

    IMPERIAL GARDENS OF ROYAL YILDIZ PALACE
    BOSPHORUS BRIDGE connecting EUROPE & ASIA continents
    BEYLERBEY? PALACE from the boat

    The tour starts with pick ups around 08:00 and will end around 17:00

    IMPORTANT NOTICE
    Bosphorus Tours are practiced with regular boat if minimum number of attendants is not provided for the private boat.er from Istanbul Airport to hotel in European Side.

  • Day 3 Istanbul - Antalya

    Hotel in European Side - Istanbul Airport (Istanbul)
    Transfer from hotel in European side to Istanbul Airport.

    Antalya Airport - Hotel in Antalya City Center or Lara (Antalya)
    Welcome to Antalya. Upon arrival at the Airport you will be met by our local representative who will transfer you to the hotel in city center or Lara. Rest of the day at leisure.


  • Day 4 Full Day Demre Myra and Sunken city Kekova Tour from Antalya (Antalya)

    SIC will be operated only on Wednesday and Sunday.

    This is a full day tour combination with half day boat and half day bus. See the finest monuments of historic Lykia, find sunken cities and uncover the origins of Santa Claus on this enthralling tour.

    With a typical wooden boat for around one and a half hour cruise, you will be taken to the ruins of the sunken city in Kekova. The shoreline is strewn with ancient ruins of entire towns partly immersed in the waters. Enjouy the opportunity of a swimming break (season and weather permitting) to cool down.
    Then we will proceed to Myra, one of the most beautiful parts of of Anatolia to visit the ruined city with its impressive Lycian rock cut tombs and the amphitheatre. Myra was one of the important port cities of the Lycian civilisations and a important centrum of religion.

    We finish the day with the church of St. Nicholas, the most important sight in the area and the real home of the Father Christmas (Santa Claus). The earliest church St. Nicholas at Myra was built in the 6th century. The present day church was constructed mainly from the 8th century onward; a monastery was added in the 11th century. Return in the late evening to Antalya

    Pick ups around 06:30, Lunch include with a duration of aprox 12 hours.

  • Day 5 Hotel in Antalya City Center or Lara - Antalya Airport (Antalya)

    Transfer from Hotel in City Center to Antalya Airport.

Accommodation
  • 2 nights stay at Artefes Hotel, Istanbul or similar.
  • 2 nights stay at Triana Hotel, Antalya or similar.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Istanbul at the Artefes Hotel
    2 Nights accommodation in Antalya at the Argos
    Sightseeing tours are operated as per the vehicle selected.
    Return Airport Transfers on Private Basis.
    Inclusive of all current applicable taxes.

    Domestic Flight (Istanbul-Antalya)
    Peak/festival period surcharge
    Beverages NOT included in the quotation
    Visas & International Airfare
    Entrance Fee (unless specified)
    Driver & Guide Tipping
    Room service
    Early Check-in
    Late Check-out
    Luggage truck & Porter
    Supplement for arrival/departure transfer between 2200 hrs - 0700 hrs
    If City / Resort Fees / Tourist taxes are applicable then the same will be Payable directly at hotel /Apartment.?