10D8N Turkey

Istanbul / Canakkale / Kusadasi / Ephesus / Pamukkale / Konya / Cappadocia / Ankara

Group Tour Package from RM5,988!*

Group Tour Package Includes:


  • 8 Nights Accommodations **

  • Round Trip Air Tickets

  • Private Guided Tour

  • Entrance Fee & Guiding Fee

  • Travel Insurance

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

*Terms Apply

* Price shown is ex Kul, ex Kuhing add-on rm400


** 5-star Hotels

ITINERARY


Day 1 : Kuching / Kuala Lumpur –Istanbul

Assembly at Kuala Lumpur / Kuching airport by Qatar Airways transit Doha to Istanbul


Day 2 : Istanbul

Upon arrival meeting with your tour director at Istanbul Airport transfer to restaurant for lunch and check in to the hotel.

Free & Easy at Istanbul.

Lunch@ Tamara Restaurant:

Dinner@ Beyaz Inci Restaurant


Day 3 : Istanbul – Canakkale

After breakfast we will commence with sightseeing, covering the following: Istanbul City Walls, it boasts several impressive castles a fortification. Massive walls of ancient Constantinople, built by the Emperor Theodosius II over 1500 years ago, are in many places still standing.





Next, visit Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), a 16th century’s religious centre and the only mosque in Istanbul with 6 minarets. Hippodrome Square, where horse carriage and gladiator fights took place during the Byzantian Empire. It is decorated today with an Egyptian Column, Serpentine Column.



Topkapi Palace

A museum palace with a wide collection of Porcelains, Treasuries, religious collect peace. It is the first Great Imperial Palace of Ottoman Dynasty. Next, visit 500-year-old Grand Bazaar, which has more than 4000 shops selling local products handicrafts.




Troy Hollywood Wooden Horse

Depart to Canakkale via Gallipoli Peninsula, today Gallipoli are protected landscapes covered in a pine forest, it is a place where the first war of the world held. We will witness the peninsula while we are crossing the Asia side of Turkey. We will stop for a photo break at Troy Hollywood Wooden Horse in the pier city centre. Once we reach there, we will be greeted by the huge replica of a wooden Trojan horse, it is a vivid reminder of the ancient Trojan war.

Overnight in Canakkale.

Lunch@ Buhara Restaurant

Dinner@ Hotel: Open Buffet or Set Menu


Day 4 : Canakkale – Kusadasi

After breakfast drive to the Bergama Town Center, it is a popular district, we will see the town centre and local people living area and we will also get a chance to take a photo of Acropolis from a distance, Acropolis is an architectural masterpiece that is perched on the city’s highest point.




Along the way, feast your eyes on the beautiful Aegean Sea view with lush olive trees and some Greek and Turkish islands. After lunch, drive to Kusadasi. If time permits, we may stopover at a Turkish Delight and Apple Tea Outlet in Kusadasi.



Overnight in Kusadasi.

Lunch @Bergama Restaurant: Open Buffet

Dinner @Hotel: Open Buffet or Set Menu

Day 5 : Kusadasi – Ephesus – Pamukkale


After breakfast, we start our day with an upbeat fashion show showcasing high-quality leather products made in Turkey. Visit the House of Virgin Mary, where she is believed to have spent her last year’s.







Next, we set off for Selcuk and explore Ephesus ancient city, one of the world’s most outstanding archaeological sites. Walk-in its well-preserved marble streets to the Library of Celsius, the Odeon, Grand Theatre, Temple of Hadrian, Roman Bath etc.





After lunch, we depart for Pamukkale (Cotton Castle), visit the extensive ruins of Hierapolis- known for its thermal baths and health centre. Thereafter, see “Cotton Castle” or Pamukkale’s magical and unique terraces & castles created by deposits of white limestone from thermal springs.


Overnight in Pamukkale.

Lunch @Hitit Restaurant: Open Buffet

Dinner @Hotel: Open Buffet or Set Menu


Day 6 : Pamukkale – Konya – Cappadocia


Travel to Konya. Photo stop at 700-year-old ancient caravanserai (a ‘hotel’ for ancient traders and travellers on silk road).









Next, visit the museum of 13th-century Philosopher Melvana Celaleddin-i Rumi, which used to be the cloister for Mevlevi Dervishes. Mevlana was a philosopher and mystic of Islam, but not a Muslim of the orthodox type. His doctrine advocates unlimited tolerance, positive reasoning, goodness, charity and awareness through love. To him and to his disciples all religions are more or less truth.

Looking with the same eye on Muslim, Jew and Christian alike, his peaceful and tolerant teaching has appealed to men of all sects and creeds.


Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

Lunch @OzkanRestaurant

Dinner @Hotel: Open Buffet or Set Menu


Day 7 : Cappadocia


Hot air ballooning over the charming landscape during sunrise is optional this morning time.


Next, get the rare chance to experience the beauty and work of Turkey’s handmade crafts through a Turkish carpet weaving course.




Following this, a visit to the Pigeon Valley and the fascinating frescoed rock churches and chapels at Goreme Open-Air Museum. Photo stops will be made at Uchisar “castle” village, a fantasy-land of strange and wonderful works of man and nature.





Photo stop at Esentepe Hill and Fairy Chimneys Valley. Then, proceed to Avanos Pottery Village, set on the banks of the Kizilirmak (Red River). Finally, a chance to view Turkish semi-precious turquoise (the name given by Marco Polo which means the color of Turks).




Be enchanted by the Underground City, once a place of refuge for 15000 Christians. Witness the ancient bedrooms, church, meeting hall and food storage rooms in this eight-storey city connected by 30km of corridors and passageways. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.


Lunch@Altinocak Restaurant

Dinner @Hotel: Open Buffet or Set Menu

Day 8 : Cappadocia – Ankara


After breakfast, drive pass picturesque Salt Lake for a break and arrive into Ankara – the capital of Turkey. Our Ankara sightseeing highlights include the magnificent Ataturk Mausoleum. Overnight in Ankara.





Lunch @Anıt Lezzet:

Dinner @Hotel: Open Buffet or Set Menu


Day 9 : Ankara – Istanbul


After breakfast; drive back to Istanbul and proceed to Istanbul and upon arrival visit St. Sophia Museum, a unique combination of Christianity and Islam religion in the same holding place.








Tonight, enjoy the Belly Dance Bosphorous Cruise Dinner, here, you will be able to soak in the sights and sounds of Turkey’s Asia and Europe sector as you cruise through this water channel that is the very best of life in Istanbul.





Overnight in Istanbul.

Lunch @Sirena Restaurant

Dinner @Sunset Cruise with Dinner


Day 10 : Istanbul – KUL/KCH

*Overnight On Board


After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight back home, bringing back wonderful memories and superb souvenirs from your Turkish vacation


Note : Sequence of the itinerary is subject to local arrangement

PACKAGE DETAILS


INCLUSIVE

  • Kuching / Kuala Lumpur - Doha - Istanbul round trip air tickets

  • Airport taxes

  • 20kg luggage

  • 8 nights accommodation in Turkey

  • Entrance fee

  • Guiding fees

  • Meals (as stated)

  • Tip for tour guide drivers

  • Travel insurance

Additional Note :

- 4 shopping stops

- Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Additional cost USD230/person

- Pamukkale Hot Air Balloon Additional cost USD 210/person

- Belly Dance Show in Cappadocia cost USD 37/person


Departure Date: 10 OCTOBER 2020

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