Turkish Secrets

7 Nights / 8 Days | 1 Country / 5 Cities

Turkish Secrets

7 Nights / 8 Days - 1 Country / 5 Cities

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

  • Family
  • Food

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 54,999

  • day 1

  • MORNING

    Antalya: Arrival transfer. Dinner included.

  • day 2

  • MORNING

    Antalya- Aspendos- Side- Karaman- Nigde Contrast of the Anatolian region between the coast and the high mountains

  • day 3

  • MORNING

    Nigde- Cappadocia- Avanos.- landscapes with spectacular shapes. Picturesque towns

  • day 4

  • MORNING

    Hacibecktas- Avanos Ankara- Safranbolu.- Turkey´s interior whose landscape changes as we get closer to the Black Sea.Traditional Turkish tea.

  • day 5

  • MORNING

    Safranbolu- Gokgol Magarasi- Eregli- Eydinpinar- Istanbul.- A green and rainy Turkey. Eydinpinar waterfalls.

  • day 6

  • MORNING

    Istanbul.- Sighseeing tour. Cable car to Pierre Loti viewpoint. Topkapi Palace

  • day 7

  • MORNING

    Istanbul.- Boat trip on the Bosphorus.

  • day 8

  • MORNING

    Departure

Day 1

| Antalya

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival transfer. Dinner included.

Welcome to Europe!!! On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you 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. At 17.00 hrs (aprox)- We will make a brief visit to ANTALYA a 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 2

| 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 3

| 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 4

| 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 5

| 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.

Day 6

| 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 7

| 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 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 8

| Istanbul

After breakfast, end of our services

Standard :

  • 3 Star Hotel 

Inclusions

Exclusions

Inclusions

  • General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance and breakfast buffet.
  • Includes arrival transfer

  • Boat: Tour of the Bosphorus in Istanbul in Istanbul.
  • City tour in : Istanbul.
  • Evening Transfer: Taksim Square in Istanbul in Istanbul.
  • Ticket admission: Roman theatre in Aspendos in Aspendos, Greek Temple of Apollo in Side, Tartan Evi in Karaman, Gumusler Monastery; Underground city of Kainacli; Goreme Valley; Uchisar in Nigde, Hacibecktas in Hacibecktas, Traditional tea in Safranbolu, Gokgol Magarasi cave, Caves and tombs in Eregli, Eydinpinar Waterfalls in Eydinpinar, Suleiman the Great Mosque in Istanbul.
  • Funicular: Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul.
  • 4 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Antalya, Nigde, Capadocia, Safranbolu.

Exclusions

  • *GST & TCS @ 5 % extra to be paid on Final Package Price
  • Airfares
  • Visa Cost for Turkey
  • Anything which is not specified under Inclusions
  • Cost of Internal Air Tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in inclusions.
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel, ROE, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Any Surcharges if applicable due to peak season or any other event
  • Rates are subject to availability & are subject to change depending on season, surcharge, exhibitions, fairs etc
  • Personnel Expenses such as minibar at the hotels
  • Drinks at meals
  • Tips to the local guide and driver
  • Domestic Flight Tickets

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.

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