Turkish Panorama by Van

9 Nights / 10 Days | 1 Country / 7 Cities

Turkish Panorama by Van

9 Nights / 10 Days - 1 Country / 7 Cities

Istanbul (3N)/Kusadasi (1N)/Marmaris (1N)/Antalya (1N)/Nigde (1N)/Cappadocia (1N)/Safranbolu (1N)

  • Family
  • Heritage

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 90,250

  • day 1

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Overnight stay

  • day 2

  • FULL DAY

    Sighseeing tour.Cable car to Pierre Loti viewpoint. Topkapi Palace. Night transfer to Taksim.(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

  • FULL DAY

    A boat trip on the Bosphorus)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.

  • day 4

  • MORNING

    Istanbul- Bandirma (crossing the Sea , by the rapid ferry service. On Arrival continue the journey through the interior of Turkey. Stop for lunch en route.

  • NOON

    Arrive in EPHESUS, the best preserved ancient city of Asia Minor. discover the Basilica of Saint John, and then the house of the Virgin Mary and the archaeological site (tickets included).

  • EVENING

    Ephesus departure. We continue on towards the Turquoise Coast. Arrive to Kusadasi. Free time in the center to enjoy its bazaars and the city. Dinner and accommodation.

  • day 5

  • MORNING

    Kusadasi- Bodrum(free time in this beautiful fortified city of Greek origin)can visit its castle, walk through its streets which are full of life and tourist activity or its leisure marina. Time for lunch.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Bodrum, departure. Bodrum to Marmaris, arrival to another beautiful coastal tourist enclave, with its castle, its marina and its fountains. Dinner and accommodation

  • day 6

  • MORNING

    Marmaris- Dalyan(a beautiful navigable river. We include a boat trip of around two and a half hours to see the LYCIAN ROYAL TOMBS)stopping at the spa waters, where you can take a dip in the warm waters or have a mud bath!

  • NOON

    Time for Lunch . Dalyan - Departure -. We go on our way. Mountain scenery. ANTALYA - Arrival

  • EVENING

    Antalya a brief visit of this great coastal city of more than a million inhabitants, the Adrian door, the Ottoman district and its large waterfall falling straight into the sea. Dinner and accommodation.

  • day 7

  • MORNING

    Antalya- Aspendos( visit the Roman theatre that many believe to be tn the world.)Continutaion to SIDE,tourist city, full of commercial life, Ihe best preserved its Greek temple of Apollo by the sea stands out. Free time for a stroll around its port and through its streets full of life.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Side- Karaman- (crossing the Taurus mountains, arriving Karaman ,visit TARTAN EVI, an ancient Ottoman mansion. Continuation to NIGDE - Arrival -. We suggest a stroll around its bazaar, its ancient mosque and its fortress. Dinner and accommodation

  • day 8

  • FULL DAY

    Nigde- Cappadocia- Avanos. Spend the whole day in the region of Cappadocia, visit GUMUSLER, an incredible 7th-century underground monastery, go on to KAYMACLI. You will see this impressive underground city in Cappadocia. Visit UCHISAR , After lunch leave for the GOREME VALLEY. We include tickets to see the fantastic open-air museum. AVANOS, dinner and accommodation, Turkish night” show (optional)

  • day 9

  • MORNING

    Avanos- Hacibecktas (sanctuary guards the tomb of Hacibecktas, a Sufi mystic of the 13th Century.) 9(suitable clothes, silence recommended in the sanctuaries).)

  • NOON

    Hacibecktas- Ankara,free time to walk around and have lunch in the thriving center of the city.

  • EVENING

    Continue towards the north of Turkey. Arrive SAFRANBOLU;wonderful little city which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.stopping point on the caravan routes. See some of the most picturesque points of the city and we will include a traditional Turkish tea in an ancient caravanserai! Dinner included.

  • day 10

  • MORNING

    Safranbolu- Gokgol Magarasi-(entry tickets to this magnificent cave with its underground river and its multiple colours. )

  • NOON

    Gokgol. Departure.- EREGLI, Arrival.Next to the Black Sea, we set aside time to have lunch. We also include a visit to its impressive Cehennemagzi Magarasi caves and tombs

  • EVENING

    Eregli- Eydinpinar(stop to relax at EYDINPINAR, with a walk between its green paths to the waterfalls! ) Travel back to Istanbul . Passing the suspension bridge that separates Asia from Europe.Arrival in Istanbul at the end of the day. END OF THE SERVICES (Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night. )

Day 1

| Istanbul

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.Welcome to Europe!!!. 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

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Sighseeing tour. Cable car to Pierre Loti viewpoint. Topkapi Palace .Night transfer to Taksim.A sightseeing tour of the city. 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 lenter 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 Top Kapi 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’S HIGHLIGHTS: Boat trip on the Bosphorus.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 Europamundo 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

| Kusadasi

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry over the Marmara. Ephesus. Dinner included. We left early from Istanbul. We crosed by fast ferry (variable schedules according to seasons and months) the Sea of Marmara, after about two hours of crossing, we arrived at the port of BANDIRMA (or Yalova according to schedules). We continued route through the interior of Turkey. At the beginning of the afternoon we arrive at EPHESUS, the best preserved ancient city of Asia Minor; 2000 years ago it had a quarter of a million inhabitants. We know Saint John´s Basilica, after it, the house of the Virgin Mary and the archaeological site (tickets included). We then continue to KUSADASI, a popular coastal town with a lot of atmosphere, commercial life and a small castle. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5

| Marmaris

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Views over the Aegean. Beautiful Bodrum. Dinner included. We leave for Bodrum, a very beautiful fortified city of Greek origin. You can visit its castle, stroll through its streets full of life and tourism or go around its sports marina. After lunch, we go on our way to MARMARIS, another very beautiful coastal tourist enclave with its castle, its marina and its fountains. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 6

| Antalya

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Contrasts of landscapes. Boat trip. Dinner included. We leave for DALYAN, an incredible place by a navigable river. We include a two- hour boat trip to see LYCIA’S ROYAL TOMBS, and still on the boat, we go on to a large lake where we stop at the thermal springs. If you want, you can bathe in the warm waters or have a mud bath! Time for lunch in one of the numerous restaurants in DAYLAN by the river. Continuation to ANTALYA, we will make a brief visit to this coastal city of more than a million inhabitants, the door of Adrian, the Ottoman district and its great waterfall that falls straight into the sea. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 7

| Nigde

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Contrast of the Anatolian region between the coast and the high mountains . Dinner included. We leave Antalya for ASPENDOS, we visit the Roman theatre which many believe to be the best preserved in the world. After this in SIDE we can admire the Greek temple of Apollo by the sea. Time to stroll around the port and through its streets full of life. Amidst impressive countryside we cross the Taurus Mountains, their peaks of over 3,500 metres in height are snow- covered for a large part of the year. A stop in KARAMAN where we visit TARTAN EVI, an ancient Ottoman mansion. Continuation to the region of Cappadocia. NIGDE, dinner and accommodation. Note: Sometimes the Tartan Evi may be closed, in which case the visit would be replaced by another to a mansion of similar characteristics in Cappadocia.

Day 8

| Cappadocia

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: landscapes with spectacular shapes. Picturesque towns. Dinner included. A full day in the fantastic region of CAPPADOCIA, with its lunar landscapes, its churches and troglodyte villages. We start by visiting GUMUSLER, an incredible seventh century underground monastery with maybe the best Byzantine frescoes in Turkey. In KAYMAKLI we will see theunderground city that could house 30,000 people. We will visit the natural fortress of UCHISAR.After lunch, we will see the GOREME Valley with its open-air museum and its churches dug out of the rocks, entrance included. Hotel in AVANOS. Dinner included.

Day 9

| Safranbolu

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Turkey´s interior whose landscape changes as we get closer to the Black Sea.Traditional Turkish tea. Dinner included.We have a fantastic day in the heart of Anatolia. With the utmost respect to the pilgrims (suitable clothes, silence recommended in the sanctuaries), we visit HACIBECKTAS, the sanctuary guards the tomb of Hacibecktas, a Sufi mystic of the 13th Century. After that, we continue to ANKARA, where we leave a free time to walk around and have lunch in the thriving center of the city. We continue towards the north of Turkey. The landscapes become greener. SAFRANBOLU; arrival in this wonderful little city which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was an important stopping point on the caravan routes. In the couryard of a magnificent old Caravanserail we will include a traditional Turkish tea. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 10

| Istanbul

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: A green and rainy Turkey. Eydinpinar waterfalls.Today, the leg of our trip follows the Black Sea and its verdant landscapes. In GOKGOL MAGARASI we provide entry tickets to this magnificent cave with its underground river and its multiple colours. InEREGLI, next to the Black Sea, we set aside time to have lunch. We also include a visit to its impressive Cehennemagzi Magarasi caves and tombs that are overflowing with mythology. On our way back to Istanbul, we stop to relax at EYDINPINAR, with a walk between its green paths to the waterfalls! Arrival in ISTANBUL at the end of the day. End of our services. Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night.

Standard :

  • Istanbul               Movenpick  golden horn or similar

    Kusadasi             Marina hotel or similar

    Marmaris             Hotel yucelen or similar

    Antalya                Best western khan or similar

    Nigde                   Grand hotel nigde or similar

    Capadocia           Avrasya or similar

    Safranbolu          Hilton garden inn  or similar 

Inclusions

  • Air Fare (Return Economy Class Airfare estimated around INR 58000 is included in package cost and subject to availability at time of confirmation)
  • Visa
  • 9 Nights Stay at above mentioned Hotel or similar.
  • 9 Breakfast at Hotel
  • Includes arrival transfer
  • City tour in: ISTANBUL
  • Boat: On the Bosphorus in Istanbul , Lycian tombs and lake in Dalyan
  • Evening transfer: Taksim Square in Istanbul
  • Ticket admission: Suleiman the Great Mosque and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul , house of the Virgin Mary, Basilica of St. John, Ruins of Ephesus Roman theatre in Aspendos Greek Temple of Apollo in Side, Tartan Evi in Karaman , Gumusler Monastery; Underground city of Kainacli; Goreme Valley; Uchisar in NIGDE, Hacibecktas i, Traditional tea in Safranbolu , Gokgol Magarasi cave in GOKGOL MAGARASI, Caves and tombs in Eregli , Eydinpinar Waterfalls in EYDINPINAR
  • Ferry: Over the Marmara from Istanbul to Bandirma in Bandirma
  • Funicular: Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul in ISTANBUL
  • 6 dinner included in: Kusadasi, MARMARIS, Antalya, NIGDE, CAPADOCIA, SAFRANBOLU

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% and TCS payable to Govt of India.
  • 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 itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Inclusions

  • 9 Nights Stay at above mentioned Hotel or similar.
  • 9 Breakfast at Hotel
  • Includes arrival transfer
  • City tour in: ISTANBUL
  • Boat: On the Bosphorus in Istanbul , Lycian tombs and lake in Dalyan
  • Evening transfer: Taksim Square in Istanbul
  • Ticket admission: Suleiman the Great Mosque and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul , house of the Virgin Mary, Basilica of St. John, Ruins of Ephesus Roman theatre in Aspendos Greek Temple of Apollo in Side, Tartan Evi in Karaman , Gumusler Monastery; Underground city of Kainacli; Goreme Valley; Uchisar in NIGDE, Hacibecktas i, Traditional tea in Safranbolu , Gokgol Magarasi cave in GOKGOL MAGARASI, Caves and tombs in Eregli , Eydinpinar Waterfalls in EYDINPINAR
  • Ferry: Over the Marmara from Istanbul to Bandirma in Bandirma
  • Funicular: Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul in ISTANBUL
  • 6 dinner included in: Kusadasi, MARMARIS, Antalya, NIGDE, CAPADOCIA, SAFRANBOLU
  • Visa

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% and TCS payable to Govt of India.
  • Airfare
  • 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 itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

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

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

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

  • 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.

About Destination

Turkey -where the East meets the West.

Insanely beautiful country. Surrounded by water on three sides, the coasts of Turkey are some of the most beautiful in the world. With crystal clear waters, fantastic beaches, and quaint fishing villages, the Turkish coast is one of the most pristine in the world.historically diverse country in the world.From the Trojans, to the Mongols, Greeks, Romans, and Ottomans, many major empires and cultures have left their mark on modern-day Turkey.

Fabulous beaches, awesome ruins, delicious food, and a variety of cultures, Turkey has something to offer everyone.

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