14 Day Christmas & New Year Holiday Turkey

We are proud to offer you a Great programme and special offer for Christmas and New Year in Turkey. We are offering you the best touristic Destinations of Turkey, the best and foremost museums of our country with informative and experienced guides, comfortable cars, Great breakfasts, lunches and dinners. We will also have some surprises for you during our tours. Special gift box for all of our guests. To have fun, travel around and meet with new people, do not miss out our special programme.

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$3,354

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Duration

14 days

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  • What's included :
    • 13x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 13 nights
    • Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
    • Professional English - speaking tour guides
    • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
    • Return airport transfer
    What's excluded :
    • International flights
    • Insurance: All types
    • Turkey entry visa
    • City tax
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
    • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
    • Please Note: Domestic flight price for adult travelers is approximately Euros: 50,00 for one way and
    • for under 2 years old, approximately Euros: 20,00 as an insurance policy.

  • Day 1: Istanbul - Arrival Day – 19th December 2020

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

    Day 2: Istanbul City Tour – 20th December 2020

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
    Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: GRAND SPICE BAZAAR. BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia.l. Overnight in Istanbul.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn


    Day 3: Istanbul to Izmir and Kusadasi – 21st December 2020

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    After breakfast visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. Lunh break at the Turkish restaurant. After the lunch depart for Istanbul Airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4 Star Comfort Ada Class Hotel

    Day 4: Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince – 22nd December 2020

    Pass By: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
    08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library and Grand Theatre. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince's construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all Orginal with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines.On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen Overnight in Kusadasi.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4 Star Comfort Ada Class Hotel

    Day 5: Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour – 23rd December 2020

    Pass By: Pamukkale, Pamukkale
    At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. We will check at the hotel around 12.00 and we have a lunch break until 13.30. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Overnight in Pamukkale

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5 Star Pam Thermal Hotel

    Day 6: Pamukkale to Antalya & Christmas Day – 24th December 2020

    Pass By: Pamukkale, Pamukkale
    After breakfast, we depart for Antalya. Upon arrival in Antalya transfer your hotel and check in to your room.
    Late afternoon we start our Christmas celebrations, and yes Santa will visit you at the Hotel, the festive atmosphere is in the air. You will definitely have a Christmas night to remember. Enjoy a big Christmas feast of rich Turkish cuisine and party the night away with your new friends with Turkish live music.
    Enjoy a big xmas feast of rich Turkish cuisine and party the night away with your new friends.
    Overnight in Antalya


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4 Star Best Western Khan Hotel

    Day 7: Antalya Old City & Waterfall Tour – 25th December 2020

    Pass By: Antalya, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean Coast
    After breakfast at 08:30 am drive to Old city Kaleici, Clock Tower., the old city of Antalya was surrounded by walls from both the land and the sea side (port side). It was also divided internally to four sections between races and religions by walls. Hidirlik Tower, Hadrian’s Gate and the Clock Tower are what remain of the ancient walls. What remains of the harbor a wall is quite impressive. They also report that it was surrounded by gardens and vineyards and that it was a busy trade center exporting goods to Egypt. The area that was within these city walls is now called the old city (Kale Içi).Overnight in Antalya.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4 Star Best Western Khan Hotel


    Day 8: Antalya - Konya – Cappadocia – 26th December 2020

    Pass By: Antalya, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean Coast
    After breakfast early in the morning at 08:00 drive to Konya. 2.5 hour later we have break for coffee and after some rest drive to Konya for lunch at 13:00pm and after the lunch visit the imposing green - tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Sufi sect (Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya Mevlana tour drive to Cappadocia. Arrival to Cappadocia around 18:30pm and check into your hotel. If you wish to join our optional activity of Ballooning for tomorrow, please contact with your guide and register because it will take place early the next morning. Overnight in Cappadocia.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Antique House Cave Hotel

    Day 9: Cappadocia Tour – 27th December 2020

    Pass By: Konya, Konya
    Today we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these formations phallic like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country Katpatuka, (as the Persians called her) is an unbelievable strip of land, enchanting and mysterious. Cappadocia region is also famous for its arts, including ceramic and carpets. You will be picked up approximatley 09:30 from your hotel to join our regular tour. Tour starts with Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Antique House Cave Hotel


    Day 10: Cappadocia and Ankara City Tour & Istanbul – 28th December 2020

    Pass By: Ankara, Ankara
    We depart at 9:00am for Ankara during the trip (4 hours distance). On the way, we will stop at Salt Lake, wich it is a natural salt lake and the second biggest lake in Turkey. Arrival to Ankara around 12:30 and we have lunch break. After the lunch, Visit Ataturk Museum at the Ataturk Mausoleum. (Ataturk is the founder of the modern Turkey). Then depart for Istanbul and after 2.5 hour we will have coffee break in a restaurant area. After the break, 2, 5 hour drive to Istanbul. Arrival to Istanbul around 19:00pm. Overnight in Istanbul.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

    Day 11: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour – 29th December 2020

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Breakfast at hotel. After the breakfast we depart for tour. BOSPHORUS ON BOAT: A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
    RUMELI FORTRESS: Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world.BEYLERBEYI PALAS: The summer residence of ottoman sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian. BOSPHORUS BRIDGE: unique change to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe). Overnight in Istanbul.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

    Day 12: Istanbul Shoping Tour – 30th December 2020

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    New Year Eve and it's a chance for some last minute New Year gifts, or even to treat yourself. We will make a shopping tour in which you will be aware of the ancient arts of Turkey like carpet weaving, leather manufacturing and jewellery. As this will be a guided tour, you will avoid being hassled which will enable you enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen.
    We will then visit the GRAND COVER BAZAAR. In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copper ware, brass ware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. Overnight in Istanbul.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

    Day 13: Istanbul New Years Eve – 31st December 2020

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    The day is yours to relax and enjoy Istanbul before your New years eve celebration starts. The whole of Istanbul is electric on this night and everyone is out to celebrate.

    Tonight there is a celebartion with a Gala Dinner including Dj Music with Unlimited Local Drinks.
    Overnight in Istanbul.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

    Day 14: New Year Day , Tour The End- 1st January 2021

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Happy New Year and welcome to 2018! After breakfast check out from your hotel, transfer to the airport. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Topkapı, 34093 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide your airport transfers for arrival and returns. Please, provide us the flight details when purchasing the tour for proper arrangements with flight code, destination, date and arrival timing. Our airport officer will be present to Welcome you after you pass the customs,luggage claim and greet you with a name board outside the gates. Airports
    • Istanbul International Airport, Istanbul Turkey
    • Sabiha Gokcen, Istanbul Turkey
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by TravelShop Turkey

Activity ID: V-9878P195

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