TURKEY TOUR

Code: TUR09D
9 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
Category:
  • Turkey-Tour
  • Blue-Mosque
  • Hippodrome-of-Constantinople
  • Library-of-Celsus
  • Ancient-Houses-Cappadia-Turkey
  • Pamukkale
  • Cotton-Castle
  • Sea-turkey
  • Sunset-Turkey

All-inclusive Turkey package covering

HIGHLIGHTS • Istanbul
• Bursa
• Kusadasi
• Selcuk
• Pamukkale
• Cappadocia
• Ankara
• Bolu
IMPORTANT FACTS Flight Duration : 11 Hours & 30 Minutes (Approximate)
Currency : Turkish Lira & U.S. Dollar and Euro are accepted by large shopping
Time Difference : Malaysia is 5 hours ahead of Istanbul, Turkey
INCLUDED
Return International airfare and airport taxes
Hotel accommodation based on 4 star hotel on twin sharing basis
Full board meals with breakfast, lunch and dinner
Private transfer and sightseeing tours based A/C coach
Entrance fee for the sights mentioned above
Service of English speaking guide
NOT INCLUDED
Tour guide tipping
Travel insurance
Any other services not mentioned in the inclusion list

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DAY 1: ARRIVE ISTANBUL (DINNER)

Arrival in Istanbul International Airport. Meet and greet by our friendly representative and transfer for Istanbul orientation of Istanbul.

Visit the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was constructed between 1609 and 1616 and it is famous because of the blue tiles used to decorate the walls of its interior. The construction was commissioned by Sultan Ahmet I.

Next view the only remains of Hippodrome of Constantinople, which are made up of 3 monumental columns and a fountain. This is where chariot races used to take place.

Dinner at local restaurant

Overnight at hotel.

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DAY 2: ISTANBUL – YALOVA – BURSA & KUSADASI (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

After breakfast at hotel.

Leisure cruise to Yalova is a harbour on the south side of the Sea of Marmara. The city is the capital of the province and has a lively market, supermarkets, shops and everything else you might expect in a Turkish city and then to Bursa, the 4th largest city in Turkey.

Visit the Grand Mosque (Ulu Cami), the largest mosque in Bursa and a landmark of early Ottoman architecture, which carried many elements from the Seljuk architecture. It is a large and rectangular building, with a total of twenty domes that are arranged in four rows of five and are supported by twelve columns.

Continue a scenic drive to Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey’s Aegean coast, and the center of the seaside district of the same name within Aydın Province.

Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight at hotel.

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DAY 3: KUSADASI – SELCUK & PAMUKKALE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

After breakfast at hotel.

Proceed to Selcuk where you will explore Ephesus, one of the largest archaeological sites in existence. You will find awesome structures such as the Library of Celsius; this library is one of the most beautiful structures in Ephesus. It was built in 117 A.D. Hadrian Temple, one of the best preserved and most beautiful structures on Curetes Street. It was built before 138 A.D by P.Quintilius and was dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian, who came to visit the city from Athens. Marble Street, It was constructed in the 1st century AD and its left side was adorned with marble sculptures along its 4 km length. A woman, a heart and a left foot had been drawn on the pavement of the street and Agora, was the market place in ancient times in the sense of political meeting place and shopping area. The agora in Izmir was used as a state agora for politics.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Continue to Pamukkale – is a town in western Turkey known for the mineral-rich thermal waters flowing down white travertine terraces on a nearby hillside. It neighbors Hierapolis, an ancient Roman spa city founded around 190 B.C.

After dinner at local restaurant.

You may wish to enjoy an authentic thermal bath at your own expense.

Overnight at hotel.

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DAY 4: PAMUKKALE – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

After breakfast at hotel.

Today, you will tour the ruins of the Ancient City of Hierapolis and explore Pamukkale, meaning “Cotton Castle“. The area is famous for a carbonate mineral left by the flowing water. A World Heritage Site, made up of fascinating carbonate mineral with white terraces and pools created by calcareous hot spring waters flowing down the mountain.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Travel to Cappadocia via Konya, the famous old capital of the Selcuk Turks. Visit the 13th-century Sultanhani Caravanserai, provides the visitors to entry ancient world with its fantastic and oriental architectural style like the movie of ‘’Mummy‘s’’ mystic world. A hotel for ancient traders and travelers.

Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight at hotel.

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DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

After breakfast at hotel.

Enjoy a full-day tour of Cappadocia, which boasts a unique landscape sculpted by wind, sun, rain and snow. Its bizarrely shaped pillars, cones and ‘fairy chimneys’ make fantastic spots for snapshots.

Explore the Underground City, one of the largest underground cities there, said to have existed since the Hittite period. You will get a chance to see bedrooms, kitchens, dining halls, wine cellars, chapels, stables and more.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Proceed to Uchisar, an old village of small dwellings carved into massive rocks. Make photo stops at Valley of the Birds and Uchisar Castle, where you can capture panoramic views of the beautiful plateaus.

Dinner and Overnight at hotel.

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DAY 6: CAPPADOCIA – ANKARA – BOLU (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

After breakfast at hotel.

Depart for Ankara, Turkey’s capital.

Visit Ataturk Mausoleum, the final resting place of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, known as the “Father of Modern Turkey”. The mausoleum features a mix of different architectural styles from various Anatolian civilizations.

Lunch at restaurant.

Proceed to Bolu – is a province in northwestern Turkey. It’s an important midpoint between the capital, Ankara and the largest city in the country, Istanbul. This is an attractive forested mountain district centered on the city of Bolu, which has a
long history.

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

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DAY 7: BOLU – ISTANBUL (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

After breakfast at hotel.

Visit Topkapi, is a large museum in Istanbul, Turkey. In the 15th century, it served as the main residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans.

Lunch at restaurant.

Visit shops at the 500-year-old Grand Bazaar, a maze of over 4,000 stalls and shops selling leather goods, jewelry, handicrafts, ceramics, Turkish coffee and other local products.

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

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DAY 8: BOLU – ISTANBUL (BREAKFAST ,LUNCH & DINNER)

After breakfast at hotel.

Optional the Bosphorous Cruise to enjoy the unique experience cruising between 2 continents, Asia and Europe before you transfer to the airport for your flight.

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DAY 9: ARRIVAL KUALA LUMPUR