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Private Istanbul Guided Tours by Local Guides

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If you have a limited time in Turkey and you want to see another sites after your days in Istanbul our short break day trips are perfect options for you. Unfortunately holidays are always shorter than we want and some time we want to see as much as we can in a short time. Here are some options for you...

You are going to take an early morning flight from Istanbul. Upon arrival to Izmir Airport you will be meet by your guide or driver. Tour start with Isa Bey Mosque that is one of the finest example of Selcuk Architecture, We will continue Ephesus ancient city, to explore one of the largest remains of world heritage. Your guide will tell you all the details of it 's unique history of the monuments of Ephesus. Upper agora the odeon, temples, marble walk ways pillars will take you to the ancient social life. At end the Great Theater where St. Paul preached you will have free time for picture meeting point is the lower gate. Lunch will be Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon we are going to proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life in the late afternoon will also visit the Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World.

 

SPECIAL NOTES

Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 - 30 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.

 

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Green Bursa Tour ...

We will pick you up from your hotel at 07.00. We will catch ferry to Yalova than drive to Bursa (about 1.5-2 hours drive). During the journey we give a break at  the traditional village of Cumalikizik, with idyllic countryside setting. Here you will enjoy a stroll around the charming old village center and see the wooden Ottoman houses of the hospitable locals.

 

Following a lunch break, (You will taste the famous Iskender), we continue on to Bursa itself, the first capital of the Ottomans. While exploring this city you will see the Green Mosque & Tomb, the Grand Mosque famous for its beautiful Seljuk wall calligraphy, the Silk Market and the Covered Bazaar.

 

Than our return journey begins and we take a scenic route through the hills of Uludag and Mount Olympos. Return drive to Istanbul and drop off to your hotel.

 

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Ephesus Tour

Iznik Tour (Nicea Tour)

We will pick you up from your hotel at 07.00. We will catch ferry to Yalova than drive to Iznik( Nicea) (about 1.5-2 hours drive). Our first stop will be the St. Sophia of Iznik. This 4th century church was also the host of the 2nd Council of Nicea. Your guide will provide you the informations about the 1st and 2nd councils of Nicea.

 

Following a lunch break, we continue on to Iznik itself, While exploring the town we will visit the archeology museum of the town which will give us a lot of information regarding the history of the town and its surrounding. Than we will visit the Green Mosque of Iznik.

 

Before we return back to Istanbul we are going to have a short demostration about the world famous Iznik Tiles in one of the workshops in Iznik.

 

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Gallipoli Tour

We will pick up from your hotel in Istanbul at 07.00am with your private guide and private vehicle and drive southwards to the Gallipoli Peninsula. we will give a break in Tekirday (about 1.5-2 hours drive from Istanbul) At around 12.00 we will stop for lunch.

 

Upon arrival to the region, we are going to start our visit Gallipoli National Park including the Gallipoli Battlefields, Kabatepe War Museum, Anzac Cove, original tunnels and trenches at Johnston Jolly, the Nek Cemetery, Chunuk Bair New Zealander Memorial, Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Brighton Beach. After the tour,  Return drive to Istanbul and drop off to your hotel approx. 20.00pm.

 

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Istanbul.... A city which is spread across Asia and Europe, separated by the Bosphorus and with a population of 17 million.It was the land for the Romans, Byzantiums and Ottomans. 

All of them left something behind: churches, mosques, palaces and cisterns, etc.

 

However there is more to Istanbul then just its history. Istanbul is also a modern city with thousands of cafes and bars as well as many famous brand shops. So no matter what your interests are, there are plently of things to do and see in Istanbul.

 

Let us help you see the real Istanbul from a locals perspective. We have some suggested itineariries but never forget all of them can easily be changed according to your interests.

 

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Why to take tour in Istanbul ?

You are going to take an early morning flight from Istanbul. Upon arrival to Kayseri/Nevsehir Airport you will be meet by your guide/driver and transferred to Cappadocia to start your full day tour. The tour starts at the Dervent Valley and Pasabag (Monk Valley), where you will see the mushroom shaped rock pinnacles (fairy chimneys). Than you will see Avanos village, famous for clay pottery design. Following the lunch break, you will enjoy a private tour to the World Heritage listed Goreme Open Air Museum. The tour ends with a visit to the Uchisar rock castle. After the tour you will transfer back to Kayseri/Nevsehir airport and take a flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival you will be meet by our driver and drive back to your hotel.

 

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Cappadocia Tour

Pamukkale Tour ...

You are going to take an early morning flight from Istanbul. Upon arrival to Denizli Airport you will be meet by your guide and you will visit the Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) & Hierapolis. You will visit snow white terraces cliff and waterfalls famous for the healing properties of its thermal mineral baths. Following the lunch break you will continue to the Ancient Roman city of Hierapolis. You will have a chance to see the Necropolis, Gates, Thermal Baths and the Masterpiece Theater.

 

After the tour you will transfer back to Denizli airport and take a flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival you will be meet by our driver and drive back to your hotel.

 

SPECIAL NOTES

Guests must be able to walk approximately 0, 5 miles over of travertine without shoes. A hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited. The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries because the waterfalls can be slippery. Due to the nature of this tour, it is recommended for guests with walkers or wheelchairs till waterfalls. Bring swimwear for walking in the water at Pamukkale which is the snow-white "petrified waterfalls.

 

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