Highlights of Turkey – Discovi Partner

0
Price
The tour is not available yet.

Proceed Booking

Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

16

Why Book With Us?

  • No-hassle best price guarantee
  • Customer care available 24/7
  • Hand-picked Tours & Activities

Get a Question?

Do not hesitate to Email us. we are happy to talk to you.

1.8445.3356.33

Help@goodlayers.com

Highlights of Turkey – Discovi Partner

0
Photos

Highlights of Turkey tour takes you to the most essential sites to see over 7 days. Start off with vibrant Istanbul and discover the diverse history and incredible monuments before a cruising on the Bosphorus. Ride to the magical Cappadocia and watch the fairy-chimneys unfold from a hot-air balloon. Splash into white-washed thermal pools of Pamukkale and walk the impressive ruins of Ephesus. Then fly back to Istanbul in comfort.

 

TURKEY COVID GUIDELINESTURKEY UNLESS YOU ARE VACCINATED YOU WILL REQUIRE A NEGATIVE PCR COVID TEST 72 HOURS BEFORE ENTRY.

All passengers travelling to Turkey  from any point of origin (GCC countries included) must hold a negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate for a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure unless 

Now if you are a Covid vaccine certificate holder, you won’t need to present a negative PCR test nor to follow a quarantine. However, this doesn’t apply to travelers from the UK, Iran, Egypt, Singapore, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Since information may change quickly, we advise you to follow up on the latest Turkey travel updates and/or contact your local embassy.

Travel to Turkey

Within the scope of the measures taken against the Covid-19 pandemic, the following decisions are effective on June 1, 2021 regarding entry to Turkey, per the Turkish authorities:

  1. Passengers arriving to Turkey from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and passengers who have been in these countries in the last 14 days, must submit a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and must be quarantined for 14 days in locations to be determined by the Governorships. Flight restrictions for Brazil and South Africa are removed.
  2. Passengers arriving to Turkey from the United Kingdom, Iran, Egypt and Singapore must present a negative PCR test result taken in the last 72 hours prior to arrival to Turkey.
  3. Passengers from countries other than the above, who submitted a document issued by the relevant country’s official authorities showing that they had been vaccinated at least 14 days before their arrival in Turkey and/or that they had recovered from the disease in the last six months, are not requested to submit a PCR test and quarantine; and passengers who cannot present a certificate of vaccination or documents indicating that they have had/recovered from the virus are required to submit the result of a negative PCR test or rapid antigen test (performed within the last 48 hours) in the last 72 hours.
  4. In addition, passengers, excluding those arriving from countries listed in Article 2, are subject to PCR testing on the basis of sampling at arrival. These passengers will be allowed to proceed to their final destination after the test samples are taken. If the test results are positive, they will be treated in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines of the Ministry of Health.

In addition

  • As of March 15, 2021, passengers who enter Turkey on international flights (excluding transfer passengers and passengers under the age of 6) must complete the Turkey Entry Form, which they can access on this page, within 72 hours prior to their flight. A paper printout or mobile screenshot of the completed form will be checked at the stations before the flight.
  • All passengers are required to wear masks at airports and during the flights.
  • Passengers must complete a Passenger Information Form on flights to Turkey.
  • Temperature measurements at Turkey’s airports have been removed for all destinations apart from flights to and from Canada, Singapore and Guangzhou, and for passengers using hot connection points (points used by transfer passengers with a connection time of 90 minutes or less) due to short connecting times.

Departure & Return Location

Istanbul International Airport, (Google Map

Sabiha Gokcen Airport, ( Google Map)

Price Includes

  • Airport TransfersFrom the moment you step off the plane you’re in good hands. We will pick you up at the airport and take you directly to the Hotel, Arrival and departure shared transfer in an air-conditioning bus from/to From Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (on day 1)
  • Accommodation 5 - 4 star hotel 3N/4D City Seasons Towers
  • Meals6 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • Expert Local GuidesOperated with English
  • Additional ServicesBurjuman Mall Dubai City - Dhow Cruise Dinner - Creek ( Sharing Transfers ) - Dubai City Tour ( Sharing Transfers ) - Desert Safari ( Sharing Transfers )
  • TransportationA/C coach or mini-bus, Domestic Flight.
  • Domestic FlightDomestic Flight between Izmir and Istanbul

Price Exludes

  • FlightsInternational flights not included.
  • Additional Service - Entry Visa - Tourism Dirham will be paid by the guests upon check out. - Tipping - Meals not mentioned
  • Travel insuranceWe recommend taking travel insurance through other companies
Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL ISTANBUL

 

Welcome to Turkey! At the Istanbul airport terminal keep your eyes peeled for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Meet in the hotel lobby at 7:00pm for an informal meeting with your group and guide. Until then, you can start to explore Istanbul like climbing to the top of the Galata Tower for epic views or splash some cash at the Grand Bazaar. After the meeting, join in an optional group dinner at a local restaurant to get to know your new travel mates.

  • Accommodation
    Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
  • Included Activities
    Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities
    Group Dinner

DAY 2: Instanbul City Tour

After breakfast, we begin to experience the magnificence of Istanbul. We will stroll through the historical heart of the old city, making stops along the way to the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, majestic Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia. In the afternoon take an optional cruise down the Bosphorus river and see the epic skyline.

  • Accommodation
    Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast
  • Included Activities
    Sightseeing of Blue Mosque
    Sightseeing of Hagia Sophia
    Sightseeing of Topkapi Palace Museum
  • Optional Activities
    Bosphorus Boat Cruise – EUR 10
  • Entrance Fees
    Blue Mosque – Free
    Hagia Sophia – Free
    Topkapi Palace Museum 200 TL

DAY 3: Cappadocia

Today we sit back and relax in the coach. Watch the amazing Turkish scenery unfold before us and see small towns and villages as we pass on by. We will drive through the capital city of Ankara before we reach Cappadocia. In the afternoon, we will visit Derinkuyu Underground City, a city complete with a church, wells, food stores, and even stables which is all located 60m under the ground. End the day with an optional traditional Hamman (Turkish bath).

  • Accommodation
    Avrasya Hotel – 4 Star
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities
    Sightseeing of Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Optional Activities
    Turkish Bath Experience – 130 TL
  • Entrance Fees
    Derinkuyu Underground City – 60 TL

DAY 4: Cappadocia

Rise and shine, it will be an early start for our optional sunrise hot air balloon ride over the stunning landscapes and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Or if preferred enjoy a leisurely start to the morning before we all fill up on breakfast. We will explore the UNESCO World Heritage listed Göreme, and tick off bucket list sights along the way including Göreme Musuem, Pigeon Valley, Uchisar and Cavusin. Tonight, get your dancing shoes on for our optional Turkish Night.

  • Accommodation
    Avrasya Hotel – 4 Star
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities
    Goreme Open Air Museum Visit
    Sightseeing of Cavusin
    Sightseeing of Pigeon Valley
    Sightseeing of Uchisar
  • Optional Activities
    Turkish Night Show – 160 TL
    Hot Air Balooning – 130 EUR
  • Entrance Fees
    Goreme Open Air Museum – 100 TL

DAY 5: Cappadocia, Pamukkale

It’s time to hit the road to Pamukkale. Along the way we will stop at Ihlara Valley, a unique honeycombed canyon with rock-cut underground dwellings and churches from the Byzantine period. Time to rest up at our overnight stay in Pamukkale.

  • Accommodation
    Hierapark Hotel – 4 Star
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities
    Sightseeing of Ihlara Valley

DAY 6: Pamukkale, Ephesus, Kusadasi

Get your cameras ready, as it is time to visit Pamukkale, or ‘cotton castle’ in Turkish. Pamukkale is a natural site that contains hot springs and travertine, giving the appearance of terraces made by carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. The ancient city of Hierapolis was built on top of the white castle and people have bathed in its pools for thousands of years. Our next stop is the spectacular, well preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Ephesus was cited in the book of Revelations, and historians believe the Gospel of John was written here. Famed for the Temple of Artemis which was completed around 550 BC and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. We will sleep overnight in the seaside town of Kusadasi.

    • Accommodation
      Marina Hotel – 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast, Dinner
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Pamukkale White Terraces

Sightseeing of Ephesus Ancient City

  • Entrance Fees
    Pamukkale White Terraces – 110 TL

DAY 7: Kusadasi, Izmir, Istanbul

After breakfast, transfer to İzmir airport for your flight to Istanbul. Your tour ends in Istanbul Airport

  • Meals Included
    Breakfast
Map