Budget 12 Days Anatolian Tour Turkey

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Highlights

We have arranged lesser known and undiscovered  touristic destinations for you. You will experience Turkish culture and hospitality along with Anatolian civilization in history within all these unique destinations. Besides, you will get the taste of the delicious Anatolian cuisine. Visit the 13 different historical sites of Istanbul, Fair Chimneys and the Underground Cities of Cappadocia, Anatolian Central city of Sivas, Anatolian Civilizations city of Tokat, Zile where Julius Ceasar said the famous Veni Vidi Vici words, Hattusa with the signs of first Women Reign over the centuries, Ankara the capital of Turkey, magnificient lake of Abant in Bolu, Evergreen Bursa, Helen of Troia, Gallipoli Battlefields & Canakkale and back to Istanbul. No long bus journeys. You will get memorable tour program for a lifetime.

Departure San Francisco International Airport
Departure Time Please arrive by 10:20 AM for a prompt departure at 10:50 AM
Maximum travellers 23
Languages English, Thai, Malayt
Includes
  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • Professional Guide
Excludes
  • Departure Taxes
  • Entry Fees
  • Insurance
Popular Places
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Eiffel Tower

Tour Timeline

  • 1

    Arrive to Istanbul Airport and domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Kayseri airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.

  • 2

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    You will be picked up approximately 09:30 We will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. Than visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

  • 3

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    After the Breakfast in the Hotel, we will depart to Sivas.Visiting Ottoman highlights; Meydan Mosque and Şems-i Sivasî Tomb, İhramcızade Cultural and Art House, Subaşı Kervansarayı, Taşhan Kervansarayı. After the Sivas tour depart for Tokat. Overnight in Tokat.

  • 4

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, depart for Tokat City Tour, the city of Anatolian civilizations, visiting the famous Tokat Castle and historical places of Tokat such as historical lodging and dwelling points, forums and religious educational centers, Tokat Museum that is awarded globally as well as Clock Tower in downtown. While sightseeing in the city, you will notice the sincere hospitality and honest warmth of the local people. You will also get a chance to visit local shops with very affordable prices for shopping souvenirs. You will have opportunity to visit Farm fields between May to November for picking fresh fruits and vegetables fress off their branches and meet with local people. On other dates, we will witness Traditional Turkish village wedding ceremonies if we come across or may get a chance to perhaps cook authentic dishes with villagers.Overnight in Tokat.

  • 5

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    After breakfast we depart for famous Ballica Caves that is known to have healing powers for Asthma patients. After Ballica Cave tour depart for Zile. Zile where the famous saying of “Veni Vidi Vici” by Roman Emperor Caesar, took place. Also the traditional homes that have historical texture to the every stone. Overnight in Zile.

  • 6

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    After breakfast we will depart for Hattusa afterwards. Located in the region of Alacahoyuk. Hattusa, a true historical heaven, in UNESCO World Heritage List as well as World Memory List with the hieroglyphics archives found as of 2001, having housing all 4 civilization periods from bronze ages on. Being a Hittites’ cultural and religious center, these grounds have witnessed 1500 years of humanity’s development along with Anatolian Heritage that is also world famous with its roasted chickpeas, gourmet rice varieties. After the Hattusa tour depart for Ankara. Visit to modern Turkey's founder's (Mustafa Kemal ATATURK) final resting place called Anıtkabir, the mausoleum. Overnight in Ankara.

  • 7

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    After breakfast we will check out and depart for Abant Lake. Abant is most probably the most famous lake in Turkey. The lake is at the end of a 22 km drive. The seven kilometer walk around the lake offers a great opportunity to enjoy the area. Those who don't wish to walk can ride horseback or complete the tour on a horse cart. Abant lake is surrounded with pine trees.. Overnight in Bolu.

  • 8

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, at 08:00m, we depart for Bursa will drive to Bursa which was the first capital city of the Ottoman Empire. We will visit Grand Mosque, Green Tomb, which is famous with their Iznik tiles, and the historical Silk Market. Overnight in Bursa.

  • 9

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    We depart at 08:30 and drive to ancient sight of Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, Arrival to Canakkale by 18:00pm. Overnight in Canakkale.

  • 10

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    At 08:30am, we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Start visiting the fields with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. After Gallipoli Tour, Drive to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

  • 11

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    We depart from the hotel at 08:30am for the Istanbul City Tour. "TOPKAPI PALACE" The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain. Robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, and the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Next on the list is the "SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE" Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the "BLUE MOSQUE" because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Outside the Blue Mosque we find the "HIPPODROME". The Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races and entertainment. The Hippodrome comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. After a short enjoyable lunch break we head to the Grand Spice Bazaar for shopping. After the tour you have the option to experience the Bosphorus Cruise which will depart after the city tour. You will have the chance to enjoy magnificent views of Bosphorus which is connecting Asia to Europe. Overnight in Istanbul.

  • 12

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer back to Istanbul Ataturk airport. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another BudgetTours Turkey tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing BudgetTours Turkey.