First day visit istanbul which has an endless history and largest city of turkey. Enjoy the magnificent Travertine Terraces of pamukkale(Cotton castle), swim in Cleopatra's Pool, take one day a trip in antalya. Since the last day is in Antalya, If you wish , you may have one or two extra days in Antalya. This tour starts from Istanbul and ends in Antalya. Package includes 2 nights accommodation with breakfast, lunches, enterance fees, pick up&drop off and guiding service. If you have any question in your mind, You can send your enquiry via the form below.
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Highlights : Blue Mosque,Hippodrome,Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar
Duration : 08:30-16:30
Istanbul is a must-see city .We have many places to visit. On this tour, top destinations we are going to see.First stop is Blue Mosque .It (Sultanahmet Camii) is an historical mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design.Mosque was built between 1609 and 1616 years, during the rule of Ahmed I.
Then head on to Hippodrome. Center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.Next stop is Basilica Cistern. The Basilica Cistern was built to provide water for the city of Istanbul during the reign of Emperor Justinian I in the 6th century AD .
Hagia Sophia is the one of the most visited museums and most prominent monuments in the world in terms of art and the history of architecture. It is one of the greatest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture, rich with mosaics and marble pillars and coverings
Next is the Topkapi Palace. It allows its visitors to witness the history, culture, grandeur, magnificence, and profusion of an Empire which lasted for a very long time. Palace was the official residence of the Ottoman Sultans, from the 15th century until 1856, when until Abdulmecid moved to the Dolmabahce Palace.
Being one of the biggest and oldest closed bazaars, Grand Bazaar is a must go place in Istanbul.It is in fact a separate world within Istanbul. It is an active, crowded, inviting, and indispensable part of Istanbul. This bazaar attracts tourists from all over the world.( Closed on Sundays, replaced with other locations )
Flight to Pamukkale. Transfer from Denizli Airport to Hotel in Pamukkale.
Accommodation in Pamukkale.
Highlights : Hierapolis Ancient City,Antique Pool and Pamukkale, Red Spring Water
Duration : 09:30-16:00
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When we pick up our guests,we start for a nice day.First destination is Hierapolis-Pamukkale Turkey. It is located within the territory of Denizli province, and is one of the most important destinations in Turkey.Your first visit will be Necropolis (City of deaths) of Hierapolis. After that Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Frontinus Street, Byzantium Gate well-kept Roman Theatre with the capacity of 20.000 seats can be seen.Later on, we visit Antique Pool (Pools of Cleopatra).It is a spot with a thermal pool that is open to the public.We can say that it is one of the must-see places of Pamukkale Turkey with its ancient marble columns that lie in the water.
Then, you walk to the natural warm water terraces ( Cotton Castle) which were formed by running mineral-rich water.Travertine is a sedimentary rock which is formed under specific conditions as a result of a chemical reaction.The terraces themselves are the product of this process.
Around 13:30,you are going to have lunch in a local restaurant.Later on,we take you to Red Spring Water in Karahayit town.It is a thermal water again.The Red Water(Kirmizi Su) with warmer water (55 degrees) but less carbon dioxide gas where the running water creates a reddish effect different then the white cotton terraces of Pamukkale Turkey.
Note: If interested in swimming,please take your swimming wears with you before you enter Pamukkale-Hierapolis.
Trip to Antalya by Bus. Transfer from Antalya Bus Station to Hotel.
Accommodation in Antalya.
Highlights : Duden Waterfall, Karpuzkaldiran, Tunektepe (Cable Car)
Duration : 09:30-16:30
We pick you up from your hotels around 09:30 in the morning. Later drive to the west of Antalya.You have a chance to see the city and mediterranean sea from top. We start the visit with cable car (Tunektepe) from where you watch view of Antalya. We have lots of sights to discover in this city.
Then, drive to Duden Waterfalls. Duden Waterfalls make a pleasant side trip from Antalya and its surrounding gardens are a popular picnic spot with locals. You have at least one hour free time here. Your lunch is at Karpuzkaldıran which is another part of Düden waterfall. This stop will be the last stop of your tour.
Before we finish our tour,final stop will be Duden Waterfall. Walking at Kursunlu,amidst the unique atmosphere scented with blackberries, wild roses and the aromas of many other plants, may lead to a chance of encountering with rabbits, squirrels,woodpeckers,tortoises or other small animals.
Drop off hotel or Airport&Bus Station in Antalya.
End of the Tour.