Turkey At Its Best

8 Nights / 9 Days | 1 Country / 5 Cities

Turkey At Its Best

8 Nights / 9 Days - 1 Country / 5 Cities

Istanbul (3N)/Cappadocia (2N)/Konya (1N)/Pamukkale (1N)/Kusadasi (1N)

  • Family
  • Honeymoon
  • Akbar Recommended
  • Coach Tour
  • Summer 2022 Fixed Departure Packages

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 1,34,549

Istanbul (3N)/Cappadocia (2N)/Konya (1N)/Pamukkale (1N)/Kusadasi (1N)

  • Family
  • Honeymoon
  • Akbar Recommended
  • Coach Tour
  • Summer 2022 Fixed Departure Packages
  • From City

  • Price Category

  • Rooms & Guests 02 Adults

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • NOON

    Arrival at Istanbul and transfer to the hotel for check in

  • EVENING

    Day at leisure

  • day 2

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Sightseeing tour of Istanbul. Cable car to Pierre Loti viewpoint. Visit the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent and Topkapi Palace. Will see the olden Horn and Hagia Sofia.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Evening transfer to the Taksim neighborhood

  • day 3

  • MORNING TO NOON

    2 hours boat trip on the Bosphorus admiring the palaces, typical wooden houses and the Ottoman villas.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Free time to explore

  • day 4

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel to Ankara by a high speed train

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Discover the Mausoleum of Ataturk. Continue to Cappadocia passing the Salt Lake and incredible landscapes

  • day 5

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Explore Cappadocia with its lunar landscapes, churches and troglodyte villages. Discover Goreme Valley. Visit Uchisar

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit the underground city at Kaymakli. Return to Avanos, stop at Pasabag. Free time.

  • day 6

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Visit Ihlara Valley, Travel to Konya, en route stop at Caravanserai.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit Mevlana Mausoleum.

  • day 7

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel to Egirdir

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Continue to Pamukkale-Hierapolis. Visit the cotton castle

  • day 8

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel to Ephesus. See the house of Virgin Mary, Basilica of Saint John and the impressive ruins of Ephesus

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Continue to Kusadasi

  • day 9

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Leave for Izmir, visiting the Saint Polycarp church.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit Bursa and arrive in Istanbul. Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Day 1

| Istanbul

Upon arriving at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.

Day 2

| Istanbul

We find ourselves in a city built in two continents. On our tour, we will include a cable car ride up to the Pierre Loti viewpoint and we will enter the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent (the largest in Istanbul). We will see the walls, the Golden Horn, the fishing district, and we will admire the exterior of Hagia Sofia. After the visit, we will offer tickets and a visit to the Topkapi Palace, which was the administrative centre of the Ottoman Empire, with its magnificent courtyards and its pavilions. 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 3

| 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 our 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.

Day 4

| Cappadocia

Today we travel by train: from the station in the Asia district, we take the most modern and fast train in Turkey, a pleasant 4-hour trip through the Anatolian landscapes, perhaps having a coffee in the train café. Arrival in ANKARA. After a time to have lunch in the area of ​​the station, travelling by bus, we will take you to discover the Mausoleum of Ataturk. After that, we will continue en route to Cappadocia. We will pass through the SALT LAKE, with its incredible landscapes. Arrival in AVANOS (CAPPADOCIA), dinner included.

Day 5

| Cappadocia

Full day in the fantastic region of CAPPADOCIA, with its lunar landscapes, its churches and troglodyte villages. We will discover the GOREME Valley with its open-air museum and its churches carved into the rocks, entry tickets included. We will visit UCHISAR, a natural fortress. In KAIMACLI we will visit the underground city that could house 30,000 people. Returning to Avanos we stop at PASABAG, the valley of the fairies, we will walk in this spectacular natural area. Free time and dinner included.

Day 6

| Konya

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 7

| Pamukkale

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 8

| Kusadasi

We leave for EPHESUS, the best-preserved ancient city of Asia Minor; 2000 years ago, it had a quarter of a million inhabitants. We see the house of the Virgin Mary, the Basilica of Saint John and the impressive ruins of Ephesus (entrance included). We then go on to KUSADASI, a popular coastal town with a lot of atmosphere, commercial life and a small castle. Dinner included.

Day 9

| Istanbul

We leave for the city with the fourth largest population in Turkey: IZMIR. We see the church of Saint Polycarp, the oldest in the city, which reminds us of the importance of this area in early Christianity (entrance included). We then return to inland Turkey. Stop en route for lunch before reaching BURSA, the fourth largest city in Turkey, whose historic centre has been declared UNESCO World Heritage, with its traditional commercial districts, mosques, religious schools, public baths. The green mosque stands out. Arrival in ISTANBUL at the end of the day.

Standard :

  • ISTANBUL- Hotel Movenpick Golden Horn or Similar

    CAPPADOCIA - Hotel Ramada Cappadocia or Similar

    KONYA - Hotel Hilton Garden Konya or Similar 

    PAMUKKALE - Hotel Lycus River or Similar

    KUSADASI - Hotel Neopol Deluxe or Similar

Inclusions

  • Air fare and Visa (Subject to Immigration approval)
  • 8 nights accommodation in given or similar hotel
  • 8 breakfasts at the hotel
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
  • Includes arrival & departure transfer
  • City tour in: Istanbul
  • Boat: Tour of the Bosphorus in Istanbul
  • Evening transfer: Taksim square in Istanbul
  • Ticket admission: Mosque of Suleiman the Magnificent and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Mausoleum of Ataturk in Ankara, Goreme Valley; Valley of Uchisar; Underground city of Kaimacli; Pasabag Valley, Valley of Ihlara, Caravanserai; Mevlana Mausoleum in Konya, Pamukkale - Hierapolis, house of the Virgin Mary, Basilica of St. John, Ruins of Ephesus, Church of Saint Polycarp in Izmir
  • Funicular: Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul
  • High speed train: Istanbul - Ankara
  • 5 dinners included in: Cappadocia, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Kusadasi
  • GST & TCS
  • Child Without Bed (2-8 Years) and Child with Bed (9-15 years)

Exclusions

  • Insurance
  • Optional Sightseeing & Meals
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Early check-in and late check out
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the given itinerary or Inclusions column.

Inclusions

  • Air fare and Visa (Subject to Immigration approval)
  • 8 nights accommodation in given or similar hotel
  • 8 breakfasts at the hotel
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
  • Includes arrival & departure transfer
  • City tour in: Istanbul
  • Boat: Tour of the Bosphorus in Istanbul
  • Evening transfer: Taksim square in Istanbul
  • Ticket admission: Mosque of Suleiman the Magnificent and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Mausoleum of Ataturk in Ankara, Goreme Valley; Valley of Uchisar; Underground city of Kaimacli; Pasabag Valley, Valley of Ihlara, Caravanserai; Mevlana Mausoleum in Konya, Pamukkale - Hierapolis, house of the Virgin Mary, Basilica of St. John, Ruins of Ephesus, Church of Saint Polycarp in Izmir
  • Funicular: Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul
  • High speed train: Istanbul - Ankara
  • 5 dinners included in: Cappadocia, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Kusadasi
  • GST & TCS
  • Child Without Bed (2-8 Years) and Child with Bed (9-15 years)

Exclusions

  • Insurance
  • Optional Sightseeing & Meals
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Early check-in and late check out
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the given itinerary or Inclusions column.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy and Payment Policy:

Bracket

Payment

Cancellation

45 Days and above

72000

72000

44 - 31 Days

75%

72000 + 10% of Land Component

30 - 16 Days

100%

72000 + 25% of Land Component

15 - 03 Days

100%

72000 + 50% of Land Component

Within 03 Days - No Show

Non-Refundable

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full INR component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • Airfares and Hotels are subject to availability at the time of issuance
  • Rates are subject to change as per the availability of hotel at the time of confirmation
  • ROE is considered 1 Euro = 90 INR / Final ROE will be applicable at the time of confirmation
  • Standard Check-in Time 1400hrs; Check out time 1200hrs
  • Request for early hotel check in or late checkout is to the discretion of the hotel unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.
  • Should the period of travel, or the number of participants, or the type of accommodation, or the type of transport or the duration of the trip, change the quote will be revised accordingly.
  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight due to unforeseen circumstances, will be on the guests & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.
  • All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of “AKBAR HOLIDAYS PVT. LTD”

About Destination

A fascinating mix of modern and ancient, where East meets West, Turkey is one of the most incredible countries in the world. As such it has plenty of European and Asian influences from all sides. With close proximity to Africa too, it is a cultural melting pot where people of all beliefs and faiths can feel at home. Turkey is one of the most popular holiday destinations for Indian travelers, and it truly has something to offer everyone’s tastes: white sandy beaches, ruins of ancient civilizations, world-class sights, delicious food, cosmopolitan feels, and holiday spirits. Turkey is truly a country that leaves you breathless.

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