12 Days Student Turkey Tour

We offer everything from educational tours, to graduation trips, performances, night and day activities and more! We will be ready to take you to any educational trips within the city. We can arrange you school or field trip visits in the cities you will be visiting. We will take you through the historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul, battlefields of Gallipoli, the Trojan Horse of Troy, Pergamon offers one of the Seven Churches of St John from the Bible before reaching the ancient city of Ephesus, the white calcium hot pools of Pamukkale, beautiful views of the Mediterranean coast in Antalya an the underground cities of Cappadocia.

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$3,425

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Duration

12 days

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Breakfast
    • 10x Dinner
    • 9x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • All Airport transfers as mentioned within the Itinerary
    • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Istanbul
    • 1 night hotel accommodation in Canakkale
    • 2 nights accommodation in Kusadasi
    • 1 night accommodation in Pamukkale
    • 2 nights accommodation in Antalya
    • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Cappadocia
    • All entrance fees and City Tours mentioned in the itinerary
    • Professional English - speaking tour guides
    • Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
    • Hotel room taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Troy (Truva)
    What's excluded :
    • International flights
    • Domestic flight from Antalya to Cappadocia
    • Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
    • City Tax
    • Insurance: All types
    • Tipping
    • Turkey entry visa
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

  • Day 1: Istanbul - Arrival Day

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Pullman Hotel or Ramada Hotel Golden Horn

    Day 2: Istanbul City Tour

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    After breakfast, we pick you up at 08.30 from your hotel for the daily tour of old Istanbul city.
    Visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. 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. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13.00 and after the lunch, we will take you to the Grand Spice Bazaar is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping on many Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all naturel olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Pullman Hotel or Ramada Hotel Golden Horn

    Day 3: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise & Shopping Tour

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    After breakfast at 08.30, we depart for Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise. A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia.The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses and small fishing villages. During the excursion, you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries. RUMELI FORTRESS Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world. BEYLERBEYI PALAS (from the boat) the summer residence of ottoman sultans whit its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian. BOSPHORUS BRIDGE unique change to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe) CAMLICA HILL the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosporus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style. SHOPPING at Grand Covered Bazaar Exhibition the traditional silk weaving girls at the carpet weaving courses authorized by The Ministry of national education Possibility to see jewelry, handcrafts center and leatherwear show. After the tour, if there is enough time for this, we will be visiting a business school. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
    Duration: 7 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Pullman Hotel or Ramada Hotel Golden Horn

    Day 4: Gallipoli Tour

    Stop At: Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Canakkale Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
    After an early breakfast by 06.30, we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Two hours later, we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12.00 and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battle fields. Visit Gabatepe Museum. 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 the tour, drive to your hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Canakkale.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Packed Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Troia Tusan Hotel

    Day 5: Troy Tour - Pergamon - Kusadasi

    Stop At: Troy (Truva), Tevfikiye Koyu, Intepe, Canakkale Turkey
    After an early breakfast, we depart at 08.30 and drive 30 minutes to Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, 3 hour drive to Pergamon. Lunch break around 13.00 and after the lunch, depart for tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political center at that time. Pergamon is a famous city for its jewelry, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewelry center for 30 minutes. Arrival to Kusadasi around 18.00. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.


    Duration: 7 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince

    Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
    After breakfast between 08:00 am and 09:30 am pick ups from hotel. Final timing one day before will be given you by your tour consultant.
    Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en - route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library and Grand theatre. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirinces construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all Orginal with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen Overnight in Kusadasi.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Comfort Ada Class Hotel

    Day 7: Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour

    Stop At: Pamukkale, Pamukkale
    At 08.00 after breakfast, we depart for Pamukkale. We will have a lunch break until 13.30. Afterwards, we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Dinner and Overnight in Pamukkale
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Pam Thermal Hotel

    Day 8: Pamukkale to Antalya

    Stop At: Antalya, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean Coast
    After breakfast, we will transfer you to Antalya. We will stop on the way for a coffee break and refreshen up. Only 4 hours drive to Antalya. Rest of the day is yours. Dinner and overnight in Antalya
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Best Western Khan Hotel

    Day 9: Antalya Aspendos and Perge Tour

    Stop At: Antalya, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean Coast
    After breakfast we will depart for Perge and Aspendos.
    PERGE: According to the geographer Strabon, Perge has been founded by Akhas who came down here after the Trojan wars. Perge was first mentioned in 334 BC when Alexander the Great passed through here. In the following years, Perge went under the control of Pergamon when the Kingdom of Pergamon became a part of the Roman city. In the first and the second centuries BC, Perge became one of the richest towns in Pamphylia. Therefore it is not a surprise that St. Paul started his campaign in Anatolia from Perge in 46 AD. After Perge, we will depart for Aspendos. Lunch break on the way.
    ASPENDOS: The eastern land of Antalya was called Pamphylia in ancient times. Aspendos (Belkis) lies 47 km east of Antalya in the Pamphylian plain. In 486 BC, Greeks and Persians had a great battle here (Greeks won, they didn't stay for long). During the reign of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-80 AD) Aspendos got its theatre, which is the best preserved of all. It was built by Romans and maintained by Byzantines and Seljuks. The ruins of the ancient city are extensive and include a stadium, an agora, and a basilica. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Best Western Khan Hotel

    Day 10: Antalya to Cappadocia by Flight

    Pass By: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    After breakfast, 12:00 hours check out and free time till departure. Then, we depart for Antalya airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Kayseri airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.



    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Antique Cave House Hotel or 5 Star Suhan Hotel

    Day 11: Cappadocia Tour

    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    Today, after breakfast, we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these formations phallic like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country Katpatuka, (as the Persians called her) is an unbelievable strip of land, enchanting and mysterious. Cappadocia region is also famous for its arts, including ceramic and carpets. You will be picked up approximately 09.30 from your hotel to join our regular tour. Tour starts with 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 wines hop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats which are the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18.00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight Cappadocia.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Antique Cave House Hotel or 5 Star Suhan Hotel

    Day 12: Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    After breakfast, you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Then, we depart for Kayseri airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing us.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Sultanahmet Square, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet Parkı No:2, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Istanbul International Airport, Istanbul Turkey
    • Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, Sanayi, 34906 Pendik/İstanbul, Turkey
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    İstanbul, Turkey
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by TravelShop Turkey

Activity ID: V-9878P156

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