TURKEY

07 NIGHTS/08 DAYS(COACH TOUR)

 

THE TOUR PROGRAM

DAY 01     ARRIVE ISTANBUL

Welcome to the Capital city of Turkey, the land of incredible history, breathe taking monuments and exciting beauty. On arrival at airport you will be met and transferred to you hotel. Evening take a breath taking cruise on the Bhosporus, the beautiful strait which divides Asia from Europe.  After enjoying the wonderful views of the skyline and leading monuments return to the hotel. Overnight at Istanbul

DAY 02     ISTANBUL – ANKARA- CAPPADOCIA

After breakfast transfer to airport to connect you flight to Ankara. On arrival you visit the museum of Old Anatolian Civilization, which exhibits the remains of Catalhoyuk, the Neolithic village dating back to 6500 BC and. Mausoleum of Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. Drive onward to Cappadocia, the place of historical and biblical importance. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the town on own. Overnight at Cappadocia. (B,L,D)

DAY 03     CAPPADOCIA

Early morning you may consider having a hot air balloon ride. Later after breakfast have a full day city tour which takes you to places like Devrent Valley famous for the unique rock formations, natural fortress in Uchisar, Open Air Museum in Goreme, Monks valley, Kaymakli Underground City carved out of rock etc., You will have some time for shopping too. Overnight at Cappadocia. (B,L,D)

DAY 04     CAPPADOCIA- KONYA- PAMUKKALE

After early breakfast drive to Konya. On the way visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, drive to Pamukkale, the cotton fortress for an overnight stay (B,L,D)

DAY 05     PAMMUKKALE- KUSADASI

After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with the magnificent Necropolis, graveyard and the lime cascade and continue to Kusadasi, Overnight Kusadasi. (B,L,D)

DAY 06     KUSADSAI- IZMIR- ISTANBUL

After breakfast visit the house of Virgin Mary where she spent the last days of her life and continue to Ephesus an important center for early Christianity. See the temple of Arternis one of seven wonders of ancient world. Visit the ruins of Hercules Gate, Temple of Hadrian. After lunch visit the Basilica of St. John and move on to Izmir Airport to connect your flight to Istanbul. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight Istanbul (B,L)

DAY 07     ISTANBUL

Morning you have city tour covering major landmarks like Topkopi Palace,  St Sophia Church, Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque,  Byzantine Hippodrome etc., Evening may you can have Istanbul by night tour with Turkish Belly dancing and limited liquor. Overnight at Istanbul (B)

DAY 08     DEPARTURE

After breakfast some time for last minute shopping, packing and photos sessions. Later transfer to airport to connect your flight back home.

THE HOTELS OFFERED

CITY  STANDRAD FIRST CLASS DELUX
Istanbul      
Kappadocia      
Pammukkale      
Kusadasi      

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED  -   CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS

Istanbul by Night with Belly Dancing and Limited Liquor
Cappadocia Hot Air Baloon Ride
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise

TRAVEL TIPS

Travel Insurance if highly recommended. Carry enough funds as miscellaneous expenses could be costly. It is recommended that you start your planning two months in advance and decide the final program at least one month in advance. Deciding even before is good as Visas takes long time and also airlines seats gets sold months in advance especially for the peak dates

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR TURKEY VISA

Basic Documents       

Passport + 02 White Back Ground Photos+ Visa Application forms + Visa Request letter + Air-Tickets/Booking Certificate.

Personal Documents

Letter from charted accountant / engineer valuating your movcable and immovable assets
Bank Statement for past six months signed and sealed in all pages by bank with closing balance of minimum 3 Lakhs.
Past Three Years Income Tax Papers
Any  other financial papers like Mutual Fund/Share Valuation, FD Receipts etc.,

Professional documents

If Business        Company Registration + Past 6 Month bank statement signed & sealed by the bank + Past 3 years IT papers.
If working         Working proof –Letter from company + Past Six Months Salary Slips + Leave Letter
If Student          Bonafide Letter from School + Copy of Identity Card
If Retired           Copy of retirement letter or Book
If  House wife    Spouse name should be endorsed on each other’s passport. Failing which marriage certificate copy
Honeymoon       Marriage Card + Marriage Photo + NOC from parents of both husband and wife
If Invited           Copy of Inviters Passport & Visa Page, Inventors Bank Statement + Residence Proof + Job Proof.

Please note the documentation takes time and need to be done tactfully. Also above is not the final list and consulate reserve the right to ask for additional documents if required. The requirements keep changing from time to time. Please check with us on case to case basis. Above is given only for guidance and should not be construed as final list.