IS 06 10 DAYS SPECIAL ISLAMIC TOUR PACKAGE

For those with about a 10 Days time to experience Turkey this is it! We will take you to all of the must see spots in Turkey. If you come, you have to experience Muslim Special Packages to Istanbul, visit to Ulucamii (Great Mosque), the ancient ruins of Ehpesus, the calcium terraces of Pamukkale, Konya and see the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the underground cities and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, and the 2nd biggest city and the capital of Turkey.


Day 1 - 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.


Day 2 - Istanbul Tour : (Breakfast included)

Fully Guided Istanbul Walking Old City Tour Visiting Topkapi Palace (closed on tuesdays), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Suleymaniye Mosque and Covered Bazaar (closed on sundays). Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 3 - Istanbul Tour : (Breakfast included)

Istanbul is the center of religion for centuries. After the ottoman period Islamic Religion spreaded througout the city. The first mosque in Istanbul was built in Kadikoy on the Asian side of the city, which was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1353. The first mosque on the European side of Istanbul was built inside the Rumeli Castle in 1452. The first grand mosque which was built in the city proper is the Eyup Sultan Mosque (1458), while the first imperial mosque inside the city walls was the Fatih Mosque (1470) which was built on the site of the Church of the Holy Apostles, an important Byzantine church which was originally edificed in the time of Constantine the Great. Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 4 - Istanbul - Bursa - Kusadasi

Upon Arrival, Depart By ferry to Yalova city After which drive to Bursa for a visit to Ulucamii (Great Mosque), Cumalikizik Village, Green Mosque, Green Tomb, Ozdilek Factory. After Bursa City tour depart for Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.


Day 5 - Ephesus Tour : (Breakfast included)

We depart at 09:00 and we visit one of the best-preserved ruins in the world Ephesus. We tour this amazing site and wonder at the people who built and walked through this ancient city. We will also visit the House of Virgin Mary (supposedly where St. John brought her to live out her final Days). After the tour, we will visit a carpet-weaving centre, which belongs to the national arts of Turkey. In the evening, as being one of our optional activities, you will have the chance to experience the traditional Turkish bath. Overnight in Kusadasi.


Day 6 - Pamukkale Tour : (Breakfast included)

At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region. We then arrive at Pamukkale for lunch. 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.


Day 7 - Konya Tour - Cappadocia : (Breakfast included)

After breakfast 08:00am we drive to Konya and see the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Islamic Sufi sect (Sufism is less an Islamic sect than a mystical way of approaching the Islamic faith. It has been defined as mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya Tour Depart for Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.


Day 8 - Cappadocia Tour : (Breakfast included)

Our Day starts with a 9:30 Pick up and Tour of the local highlights of Cappadocia. You will visit: Devrent Valley, Monk's valley (Pasabag), Avanos (lunch in avanos), Goreme open air museum, Uchisar (Natural Castle) Overnight in Capadocia.


Day 9 - Ankara City Tour & Istanbul : (Breakfast included)

Visit Ataturk (founder of the modern Turkey) Museum at the Ataturk Mosoleum. Lunch break. After the break city tour of Ankara which is the 2nd biggest city and the capital of Turkey. Then departure for Istanbul (5 hour drive). Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 10 - Istanbul - End of Tour : (Breakfast included)

After breakfast check out from the hotel. 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.


INCLUDES :
- Pick up airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
- 4 nights hotel in Istanbul.
- 2 nights hotel in Kusadasi.
- 1 night hotel in Pamukkale.
- 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia.
- 9 breakfasts.
- 2 Istanbul City Tours.
- Guided Konya tour.
- Guided Ephesus tour.
- Guided Pamukkale tour.
- Guided Konya tour.
- Guided Cappadocia tour.
- Guided Ankara tour.
- Professional English speaking tour guide.
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
- Transportation in fully air-conditioned, non-smoking luxury busses.
- Please Note: Hagia Sophia closed on mondays, Topkapi Palace closed on tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on sundays.

TOUR EXCLUDES:
- International flights.
- Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals.
- Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers.
- Insurance: All types.

TOUR PRICES NOTE:

Please see below our private tour and hotel packages. We can also offer these packages as land only tours without hotel accommodation. If you wish to use a hotel other than those listed please let us know and we can arrange this for you.


ISTANBUL HOTEL LIST:

- 3 Star Hotel: Hamidiye Hotel or Maya Hotel.
- 4 Star Hotel: Princess Old City Hotel or Momento Hotel .
- 5 Star Hotel: Luxury Boutique Central Palace Taksim or Barcelo Eresin Topkapi.


KUSADASI HOTEL LIST:

- 3 Star Hotel: Albora Hotel or Similar Hotel.
- 4 Star Hotel:Derici Hotel or Similar Hotel.
- 5 Star Hotel:Charisma De Luxe Hotel or Similar Hotel.


PAMUKKALE HOTEL LIST:

- 3 Star Hotel: Kocak Hotel or Similar Hotel.
- 4 Star Hotel:Richmond Thermal Hotel or Similar Hotel.
- 5 Star Hotel: Polat Thermal Hotel Pamukkale or Similar Hotel.


CAPPADOCIA HOTEL LIST:

- 3 Star Hotel: Cappadocia Palas or Similar Hotel.
- 4 Star Hotel:Spelunca Cave Hotel or Similar Hotel.
- 5 Star Hotel: SUHAN Cappadocia Hotel or Gamirasu Cave Hotel.

Important Notes
Price includes :

- Accommodation in mentioned hotel on standard TWIN/DOUBLE sharing room basis (3 nights).
- Airport – Hotel – Airport transfers by a/c transport.
- Full board meals (Breakfasts at the hotel, 03 Lunches and 03 Dinners, 01 Light Indian snacks with tea and coffee at Indian.
restaurant on last day before departure) - 1 bottle of 1 L water per person per day.
- Chair cable car fee at mountains (Charvak).
- All transfers by A/C comfortable transport with professional driver per itinerary – 1 minibus (or car for 2 pax).
- English speaking escort guide with special Indian MICE groups experience – 1 Guide.
- City tour of Tashkent/Excursion to Charvak.
- Uzbekistan visa support.
- Entrance fees for all monuments mentioned in the program (except photo and video charges).
- All applicable taxes.
- Ecological fees for Chimgan mountains.


Price does not include:

- Visa costs.
- Photo and video charges.
- International air tickets.
- Beverages.
- Tips to guides/drivers.
- Any personal expenses.
- Any services not included in the above itinerary.