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Saturday, 02 December 2017 18:02

Cappadociaa South Tour

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Cappadociaa South Tour



Overview of The Tour
Duration; Approx. 7 hours
Group ;  Group
Tour Highlights; Kaymakli Underground City, Red Valley, Cavusin, Ortahisar
Lunch, featuring a selection of Turkish cuisine.

Itinerary
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Cavusin village. Old Cavusin was abandoned several decades ago due to avalanches. The current village of Cavusin is located on the road. Old Cavusin, with its rock-cut dwellings and stone houses, had several hermitages. After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. The houses in the village are constructed around the nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city, which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today as storage areas, stables, and cellars. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar.
SPECIAL NOTES
Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
Tour Price Includes;
- From /to Hotel and Airport 
- English speaking  Official Tour Guide 
- Entrance fees to the various sites
- Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle
Tour Price Does Not Includes;
- Beverages
-       Personal expenses
- Tip to driver and tour guide
- Anything unless specified being included
Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:37

4Morning & 4Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour

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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour 

OVERVIEW

 

Tour Style : Group Tours
Duration : 4 Hours
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Pick Up Time  : 08:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask.)
Highlights : Sultan Ahmet Center,Old City,Blue Mosque,Hippodrome,Grand Covered Bazaar
Tour Itinerary

(Half Day Morning or Afternoon)

4MorningTour Begins at : 8:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask)

 4Afternoon Tour Begins at : 13:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask)

CITY WALLS The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 

DRIVE BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN As natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. Two streams drain into this inlet at its far 

SPICE BAZAAR(Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and 

BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS 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 

RUMELI FORTRESS (FROM THE SEA, NO INTERIOR VISIT) 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 

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GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS

We kindly request our guests to be ready 10 minutes before departure 

What's Included

- Air-conditioned cars.

- English Speaking Professional Tour Guide

- Museum Tickets.

- Transfers (Not airport transfers)

What's Extra:

- Your own expenses.

Transportation Method: Modern clean cars. According to your group size it can be a car, or a van. We like to organize small size group tours. This big groups like more than 30 people we organize more than one guides and more buses. 

Ideal size for us is 1 to 16 people.

Dates and Times: All around the year

Meet up location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will be waiting you with board written your name on it at the time of arrangement or meet at the hotel lobby.

End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.

Duration: 4 hours

Attention Please: According to museums crowd, tour might take around 1 hr longer or lesser.

Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:36

Bosphorus & Two Continents Tour

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Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour

OVERVIEW

 

Tour Style : Group Tours
Duration : 7 Hours
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Pick Up Time  : 08:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask.)
Highlights : City Walls, Golden Horn, Bosphorus Boat trip, Beyerbeyi Palace, Camlica Hill.
 

TOUR ITINERARY
(EUROPE & ASIA) (Full Day Tour / Lunch Included)

CITY WALLS The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.

DRIVE BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN As natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.

SPICE BAZAAR(Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice.

BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating 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 pavillions 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 (FROM THE SEA, NO INTERIOR VISIT) 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.

LUNCH

BEYLERBEYI PALACE The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the HAREM on the ASIAN.

BOSPHORUS BRIDGE Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE)

CAMLICA HILL The highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style.

SHOPPING POSSIBILITY AT BEDESTEN exhibits the traditional silk weaving girls at the carpet weaving courses authorised by the Ministry of National Education Possibility to see jewellery, handicrafts center and leatherware show. Free time provided for shopping.

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GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS
We kindly request our guests to be ready 10 minutes before departure time,

CLOSED 
Beylerbeyi Palace on Monday and Thursday Replaced with Chora Churc
Rumeli Fortress on Wednesday 
Spice (Egyptian) Bazaar on Sunday Replaced with Golden Horn

Price for Children: 30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2.
Duration : 7 hours

What's Included:

- Air-conditioned cars.
- English Speaking Professional Tour Guide
- Museum Tickets.
- Transfers (Not airport transfers)
- Lunch

What's Extra:
- Your own expenses.

Transportation Method: Modern clean cars. According to your group size it can be a car, or a van. We like to organize small size group tours. This big groups like more than 30 people we organize more than one guides and more buses. 
Ideal size for us is 1 to 16 people.

Dates and Times: All around the year
Meet up location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will be waiting you with board written your name on it at the time of arrangement or meet at the hotel lobby.
End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.
Duration: 7 hours
Attention Please: According to museums crowd, tour might take around 1 hr longer or lesser.

Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:36

Byzantian and Ottoman Relics Tour

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BYZANTIAN & OTTOMAN RELICS TOUR

OVERVIEW

 

Tour Style : Group Tours
Duration : 7 Hours
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Pick Up Time  : 08:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask.)
Highlights : Sultan Ahmet Center,Old City,Blue Mosque,Hippodrome,Grand Covered Bazaar
 

TOUR ITINERARY

(Full Day Tour / Lunch Included)

Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. 

Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. 

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. 

Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome. 

Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)

Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant. 

Topkapı Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program)  

Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses.

End of the tour transfer back to hotel.

GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS
We kindly request our guests to be ready 10 minutes before departure time,

CLOSED 
Hagia Sophia on Monday Replaced with Underground Cistern
Topkapi Palace on Tuesday Replaced with Beylerbeyi Palace
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday.

Price for Children: 30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2.
Duration : 7 hours

What's Included:
- Air-conditioned cars.
- English Speaking Professional Tour Guide
- Museum Tickets.
- Hotel Transfers (Not airport transfers)
- Lunch

What's Extra:
- Your own expenses.

Transportation Method: Modern clean cars. According to your group size it can be a car, or a van. We like to organize small size group tours. This big groups like more than 30 people we organize more than one guides and more buses. 
Ideal size for us is 1 to 16 people.

Dates and Times: All around the year
Meet up location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will be waiting you with board written your name on it at the time of arrangement or meet at the hotel lobby.
End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.
Duration: 7 hours
Attention Please: According to museums crowd, tour might take around 1 hr longer or lesser.

Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:35

Byzantian Relics Tour

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BYZANTIAN RELICS TOUR

OVERVIEW

 

Tour Style : Group Tours
Duration : 4 Hours
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Pick Up Time  : 08:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask.)
Highlights : Sultan Ahmet Center,Old City,Blue Mosque,Hippodrome,Grand Covered Bazaar
Tour Itinerary
(Half Day Morning)

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.

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.

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 handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

What's Included:
- Air-conditioned cars.
- English Speaking Professional Tour Guide
- Museum Tickets.
- Transfers (Not airport transfers)

What's Extra:
- Your own expenses.

Transportation Method: Modern clean cars. According to your group size it can be a car, or a van. We like to organize small size group tours. This big groups like more than 30 people we organize more than one guides and more buses. 
Ideal size for us is 1 to 16 people.

Dates and Times: All around the year
Meet up location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will be waiting you with board written your name on it at the time of arrangement or meet at the hotel lobby.
End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.
Duration: 7 hours
Attention Please: According to museums crowd, tour might take around 1 hr longer or lesser.

Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:35

Half day Istanbul Classic Tour Morning

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Half day Istanbul Classic Morning Tour


OVERVIEW

 

Tour Style : Group Tours
Duration : 4 Hours
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Pick Up Time  : 08:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask.)
Highlights : Sultan Ahmet Center,Old City,Blue Mosque,Hippodrome,Grand Covered Bazaar
Tour Itinerary
Half day Istanbul Classic Tour MorningTour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. 
Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. 
Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome. 
Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)

Tour finishes at Grand Bazaar.

CLOSED; Hagia Sophia on Monday replaced with Underground (Basilica) Cistern, Blue Mosque - visited from outside on Friday mornings until 13:00 because of noon-pray,Topkapı Palace on Tuesday replaced with Tour to Byzantium, Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday replaced with authentic shops, Dolmabahçe Palace on Monday & Thursday replaced with Eyüp + Pierre Loti Coffee House + Miniatürk, St. Savior in Chora (Kariye Museum) on Wednesday

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GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS

What's Included

- Air-conditioned cars.

- English Speaking Professional Tour Guide

- Museum Tickets.

- Transfers (Not airport transfers)

What's Extra:

- Your own expenses.

Transportation Method: Modern clean cars. According to your group size it can be a car, or a van. We like to organize small size group tours. This big groups like more than 30 people we organize more than one guides and more buses. 

Ideal size for us is 1 to 16 people.

Dates and Times: All around the year

Meet up location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will be waiting you with board written your name on it at the time of arrangement or meet at the hotel lobby.

End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.

Duration: 7 hours

Attention Please: According to museums crowd, tour might take around 1 hr. longer or lesser.

Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:34

Full Day Princes' Islands Tour

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Full Day Princes' Islands Tour

 

OVERVIEW

 

Tour Style : Group Tours
Duration : 7 Hours
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Pick Up Time  : 08:30 ( It might change according to your hotel location.Please ask.)
Highlights : Princes' Islands,Marmara sea.
Tour Itinerary
 
Pick up from your hotel or the Istanbul cruise port, you will visit the following sights with an experienced and licensed professional guide. 

Take the ferry to one of the Princes' Islands, Buyukada (Big Island) which is a quiet sea front town and summer holiday escape from the city. Leaving the Golden Horn by ferry, you will round Sarayburnu (Seraglio Point), the headland on which the domes and minarets of Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque can be seen.  We will pass four islands with their charming old Ottoman houses and finally reach Buyukada, the largest of the islands.  Upon arrival to the island, you will see the lavish Ottoman mansions and other beautiful Victorian summer villas around the island.

We will take a tour of the island by Phaeton (horse and cart) and will pass elegant old wooden mansions and beautiful natural scenery. you can enjoy a delicious lunch in a cozy sea-side fish restaurant and relax looking back at the domes and minarets among skyscrapers of modern Istanbul's skyline.  This a perfect day for relaxing and enjoying one of Istanbul's residents' favorite summer retreats. Return by ferry and drop off to hotel or port.
P.S. Itineraries subject to change according to weather and/or daily circumstances.

 
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GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS

What's Included

- Air-conditioned cars.

- English Speaking Professional Tour Guide

- Museum Tickets.

- Transfers (Not airport transfers)

What's Extra:

- Your own expenses.

Transportation Method: Modern clean cars. According to your group size it can be a car, or a van. We like to organize small size group tours. This big groups like more than 30 people we organize more than one guides and more buses. 

Ideal size for us is 1 to 16 people.

Dates and Times: All around the year

Meet up location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will be waiting you with board written your name on it at the time of arrangement or meet at the hotel lobby.

End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.

Duration: 7 hours

Attention Please: According to museums crowd, tour might take around 1 hr. longer or lesser.