1st Leg tour of istanbul thrace – marmara september 13-22, 2010



Download 178.94 Kb.
Date07.04.2021
Size178.94 Kb.





FALL TOUR 2010

September 13 - 29 2010
1st Leg

TOUR OF ISTANBUL - THRACE – MARMARA

September 13-22, 2010

10 Days
ISTANBUL – EDIRNE – CANAKKALE - BURSA – IZNIK – ISTANBUL

1st Day – Monday September 13rd “Arrival Day”

  • Check-in to hotel for rest and leisure

  • Welcome Cocktail&Dinner at the Hotel




2nd Day – Tuesday September 14th “Istanbul”

  • Visit to Turkish Cultural Foundation Istanbul Office and Briefing

  • Visit Blue Mosque

  • Visit Hagia Sophia

  • Lunch at Karakol Restaurant

  • Visit Istanbul Archeological Museum

  • Visit Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar)

  • Hotel

  • Cocktail & Bosporus Dinner Cruise




3rd Day – Wednesday September 15th “Istanbul”

  • Visit Topkapi Palace

  • Lunch at Konyali Restaurant in the Topkapi Palace

  • Visit Hippodrome

  • Visit Turkish & Islamic Art Museum

  • Visit Sokullu Mehmet Pasa Mosque & Mevlit

  • Hotel & Free afternoon

  • Visit to Armaggan & Cocktail Dinner (www.armaggan.com)




4th Day – Thursday September 16th “Istanbul”

  • Marbling Workshop at “Ebristan” studio by artist Hikmet Barutcugil

  • Lunch

  • Hotel & Free Time

  • 7:30 PM Briefing by TAIK (www.turkey-now.org)

  • 8:00 PM Dinner hosted by TAIK

5th Day – Friday September 17th “Istanbul”

  • Visit Dolmabahce Palace

  • Visit Jewish Museum

  • Visit Istanbul Modern Museum

  • Lunch at Karakoy Borekcisi

  • Visit Greek Orthodox Church

  • Visit Surp Hiresdagabad Armenian Church

  • Hotel & Free Evening

6th Day – Saturday September 18th “Istanbul-Edirne-Canakkale”

  • After breakfast check-out & departure via private bus for Edirne & Canakkale

  • Visit Bayazıt Complex and Healing Center / Turkish classical music “Ney” concert

  • Lunch at Taşev Rest

  • Visit Selimiye Mosque

  • Drive to Canakkale (Gallipoli)

  • Visit the Anzac Cove, 57th Infantry Regiment Cemetery and Memorial, Chunuk Bair, Canakkale Martyrs Memorial and the Lone Pine Cemetery & Memorial in Gallipoli.

  • Check-in to hotel for dinner & over night




7th Day – Sunday September 19th “Canakkale-Bursa”

  • Visit Karagoz “Turkish Shadow Puppet Theater” Museum for presentation of a Karagoz Play

  • Check-in to hotel for Dinner & Overnight




8th Day – Monday September 20th “Bursa”

  • Visit Orhan Gazi & Osman Gazi Tombs

  • Visit Ulucami and Koza Han (Silk Market)

  • Visit Green Mosque & Green Tomb

  • Lunch at Bursa Iskender Restaurant

  • Visit Uluumay Museum & Muradiye Complex in Bursa

  • Traditional Turkish bath experience (Optional)

  • Dinner & Overnight





9th Day – Tuesday September 21st “Bursa- Iznik –Istanbul”

  • Departure via private bus for Istanbul via Iznik (Nicaea) ancient city

  • Visit City Walls, Roman ruins

  • Visit Iznik Foundation for a presentation on Iznik tiles

  • Lunch at the Iznik Foundation

  • Departure for Istanbul

  • Check-in to Polat Renaissance Hotel

  • Farewell Dinner




10th Day Wednesday September 22nd “Istanbul”

Begin Central Turkey Tour or departure on homebound flight



HOTELS
City O/N Hotel Web

ISTANBUL 5 nights Grand Hyatt Hotel (5*) http://istanbul.grand.hyatt.com/

CANAKKALE 1 night Tusan Hotel (4*) www.tusanhotel.com

BURSA 2 nights Marigold Thermal & SPA (5*) www.marigold.com.tr

ISTANBUL 1 night Polat Renaissance (5*) www.polatrenaissance.com/isten/default.asp


2nd Leg

TOUR OF CENTRAL TURKEY

September 21-29, 2010

9 Days
ISTANBUL – BEYPAZARI – ANKARA - AMASYA – TOKAT – SIVAS – KAYSERI – CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – ISTANBUL

1st Day – Tuesday September 21st “Arrival Day” for Central Turkey Tour participants

  • Check-in to hotel for rest and leisure

  • Welcome Cocktail & Dinner

2nd Day – Wednesday September 22nd “Istanbul-Beypazari-Ankara”

  • After breakfast check-out & departure via private bus for Beypazari & Ankara

  • Lunch & sightseeing in Beypazari

  • Arrive in Ankara, dinner & overnight at hotel

3rd Day – Thursday September 23rd “Ankara”

  • Visit Mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

  • Lunch at Ankara Castle

  • Visit Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

  • Visit Middle Eastern University

  • Dinner & Overnight

4th Day – Friday September 24th “Ankara-Amasya-Tokat”

  • Departure via private bus for Amasya

  • Lunch at Emin Efendi Mansion

  • Visit Amasya Museum

  • Sultan Beyazit Kulliyesi (Complex)

  • Visit Bimarhane (Hospital)

  • Arrive in Tokat, dinner & overnight at hotel




5th Day – Saturday September 25th “Tokat-Sivas”

  • Visit Latifoglu House

  • Visit Tokat Museum (Gok Medrese)

  • Visit Tas Han, the Handicrafts Bazaar

  • Arrive in Sivas, visit Atatürk Congress & Ethnography Museum in Sivas

  • Visit Buruciye Medrese, Sifaiye Medrese, Cifte Minareli Medrese

  • Dinner & overnight




6th Day – Sunday September 26thSivas-Kayseri-Cappadocia”

  • Departure via private bus for Kayseri

  • Visit Surp Krikor Lusarovis Armenian Church

  • Lunch in Kayseri

  • Visit Mahperi Hunat Hatun Complex, Cifte Medrese, Seljuk era Medrese

  • Free time in the Bazaar

  • Arrive in Cappadocia, dinner & overnight at hotel




7th Day – Monday September 27th “Cappadocia”

  • Visit Underground city of Kaymakli

  • Visit Goreme Open Air Museum

  • Lunch

  • Visit Fairy Chimneys in Pasabagi

  • Attend pottery workshop in Avanos

  • Whirling Dervishes performance at Sarihan Kervansaray

  • Dinner & Overnight in Cappadocia




8th Day – Tuesday September 28th “Cappadocia-Konya”

  • Departure via private bus for Konya

  • Sultanhan Caravansaries on our way to Konya

  • Lunch in Konya

  • Visit to Mevlana Museum

  • Visit Karatay Museum, Ince Minareli Medrese and the Alaadin Mosques

  • Dinner & Overnight in Konya




9th Day – Wednesday September 29th “Konya-Istanbul-Homebound Flight”

Departure Day




HOTELS
City O/N Hotel Web

ISTANBUL 1 night Polat Renaissance (5*) www.polatrenaissance.com

ANKARA 2 nights HiltonSa (5*) www.hilton.com.tr

TOKAT 1 night Iseri Hotel (4*) www.iseriotel.com

SIVAS 1 night Büyük Sivas Hoteli (4*) www.sivasbuyukotel.com

CAPPADOCIA 2 nights Argos in Cappadocia (Special) www.argosincappadocia.com

KONYA 1 night Konya Rixos (5*) www.rixos.com/index.aspx




Share with your friends:




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2020
send message

    Main page