Our representatives will meet you after the customs and baggage claim to hold a sign with “Your Group Name” on it. Transfer and check-in at your hotel in Ankara. You’ll have free time for the rest of the day. You can explore Ankara and go shopping in Kızılay, the center of Ankara, or enjoy a cup of Turkish coffee at a nearby cafe. Dinner and overnight stay in Ankara. (Dinner)
We’ll start our tour of the day after breakfast. First, we will head for the Gordion Ancient City that was the capital of Phrygians, which is 95 km outside of Ankara. Here, we’ll see the Tumulus of King Midas, discovered in 1957. The city is famous for its story of the Gordion’s Knot which was cut by Alexander the Great. The artifacts found in the Gordion Ancient City and Midas Mound are exhibited in the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Midas Museum.
After our visit, we will drive back to Ankara and visit the Mausoleum of Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey. After our visit, we will have lunch at a restaurant.
Next, we will visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, an incredible museum that offers many interesting artifacts from the ancient past of Anatolia.
Afterward, we’ll view the whole city from Ankara Castle, which has been the symbol of Ankara for centuries, and explore the old Ankara at Kurşunlu Han, Mahmutpaşa Bedesten, and Sulu Inn.
Later, we will visit the Hacıbayram Mosque and the Temple of Augustus, built by the Phrygians in the 11th century BC. Then, we will see the Column of Julian, Roman baths, and head to Hamamönü neighborhood to observe its old Ottoman architecture and visit its authentic bazaar. Here, you can shop in many gift shops and enjoy a cup of Turkish coffee or tea in the cafes.
Finally, we will have a sightseeing tour in Çankaya and Kavaklıdere districts where foreign embassies, consulates, Prime Ministry, and parliament buildings are located. We will complete our tour with a cup of coffee at the Panora shopping mall.
Dinner and overnight stay in Ankara (Breakfast - Dinner.)
Early departure from Ankara to Alacahöyük at 08:00 am (approx. 200 km - 3 hrs)
Hattusa (Boğazköy) was the capital of the Hittite civilization 3700 years ago and it houses many ruins from the Hatti, Assyrian, Hittite, Phrygian, Galatian, Roman, and Byzantine periods. Here, you’ll learn about the history of Hittites and Phrygians, one of the most mysterious civilizations of Central Anatolia, and see historical artifacts such as statues, jewelry, and household items belonging to civilizations that once lived here.
We will continue on our way to Yazılıkaya, which is thought to be a holy place of worship and an important open-air temple of the ancient world. Here, we’ll see fascinating depictions of gods and goddesses carved on rocks.
Next, we’ll be visiting Hattusa and seeing the Great Temple, and the city ruins including Lions Gate, King’s Gate, The Tunnel, Summer Palace, and Hattusa City Walls. Lastly, we will visit the Hattusa Museum and take a lunch break.
After lunch, we will visit Alacahöyük Ancient City and the Alacahöyük Museum. In Alacahöyük, which occupies an important place in the Hittite history and contains the ruins of the first dam in Anatolia, 14 settlement layers dating from four different cultural phases were identified. The most important finds of Alacahöyük, which provides information about Hittite architecture and art are its 13 royal tombs that belong to the ancient Bronze Age, and the jewelry and items made of gold, silver, bronze, and precious stones.
At the end of our tour, we will drive to Yozgat city (approx. 110 km).
Arrival and overnight stay in Yozgat (Breakfast - Dinner.)
After breakfast, we will depart early for Cappadocia (approx. 290 km). Our first stop is in Sarıkaya town, the Roman bath. This ancient bath known as Basilica Therma Bath is a public bathroom from the Roman period. Built-in central Anatolia in the 2nd century, this bath is still being used by the local people.
We’ll have lunch at a local restaurant, and continue on our way to Cappadocia (approx. 130 km - 1,5 hrs). We’ll be passing through beautiful mountains, plateaus, villages, and towns of the Central Anatolia region.
Upon our arrival, we will visit Kaymaklı Underground City, built for protection against foreign attacks. Afterward, we will visit Pigeon Valley and the Uçhisar Castle. End of the tour overnight stays in Cappadocia hotel. (Breakfast - Dinner.)
Cappadocia optional tours:
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Tour: 150 – 300 USD (04.30 – 09.00)
Balloon tour prices are not fixed, they may vary according to the season.
Traditional Turkish Night: 65 USD ( Beverage and Show )
We’ll start our Cappadocia tour after breakfast at 09:00. First, we’ll visit Göreme Open Air Museum which is home to fantastic monasteries and chapels like Dark Church, Apple Church, Serpentine Church, and Saint Barbara Church. You will see the sceneries and figures from the Old and New Testament on well-preserved frescos from the tenth to the thirteenth century.
Next, we will see the Paşabağı Valley, located on a vineyard on Zelve road. Some of the mushroom-shaped rock formations here are several meters high. Fairy chimneys shaped by erosion for many years were used as houses by various religious groups, therefore it is also known as the Monks Valley.
Afterward, we will visit Devrent Valley, which offers a reddish moon view and is known for its rock formations resembling different animal figures. Most of these formations have distinctive shapes such as large camels, seals, and dolphins. There is even a boulder that resembles the Virgin Mary holding the baby Jesus. Let your imagination roam free and try to liken the formations to other creatures yourself. After our visits, we’ll take a lunch break at a local restaurant.
Then, we’ll go to a pottery shop to see how made beautiful ceramics are made and visit a carpet workshop to learn about this traditional Turkish art and its origins from the silk route.
We’ll then go to the Göreme city center and visit the fairy chimneys known as the Three Beauties.
End of the tour. Overnight stay in Cappadocia. (Breakfast - Dinner.)
We will depart for Konya and Antalya after breakfast (approx. 550 km – 8 hrs). Upon arrival to Konya, we will visit the Mevlana Museum, which houses the tomb of the great 13th-century Persian poet and founder of the Order of the Whirling Dervishes, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi. Popularly known as Rumi in Western countries, Muslims like to call him “Mevlana”, meaning “our master” or Mevlana Celâleddîn-i Rumi.
We will have lunch at a local restaurant and sample the meat pide particular to the region. Afterward, we stroll in Konya streets for a short shopping expedition.
Afterward, we will continue on our way to Antalya, passing through the Taurus Mountains enjoying the great views of the Anatolian steppe. At the end of a beautiful journey, we’ll settle in our hotel. Overnight stay in Antalya (Breakfast - Dinner.)
We’ll start our Antalya tour after breakfast. First, we will visit the archeological site of Perge Ancient City, a chief city of Pamphylia, that was visited twice by Paul the Apostle and his companion St. Barnabas. We will explore Perge’s extensive ruins, including a well-preserved theatre, the Agora, Roman baths, Great Gymnasium, the Necropolis.
After we tour the site, we will visit the ancient Greco-Roman city of Aspendos to see the well-preserved theatre of antiquity, the Aspendos Theater. Today, concerts and art events are still organized in this magnificent theater. Visit and relax in Duden waterfall.
After we tour the site, we will have lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, we will make a trip to Antalya’s Old Town and the ancient Antalya Harbor, where you’ll see antique Hadrian’s Gate, the Antalya Clock Tower, Fluted Minaret. We will enjoy the narrow street of the old city shop for souvenirs from the local shops in the Old Town (Kaleiçi).
End of the tour. Return to our hotel. Overnight stay in Antalya. (Breakfast - Dinner.)
After breakfast in Antalya departure toward Ankara. (550 km - 8 hrs). Approximately 1,5 hours later, we’ll arrive in the Sagalassos Ancient City which is on the UNESCO tentative list.
The history of the ancient city of Sagalassos located in the Ağlasun district of Burdur, which was known as Pisidia in ancient times goes back 5000 years. Located at an altitude of 1750 above the sea, it is known as the "city of love and emperors". This magnificent city is home to the Antonin Fountain, Agora Sagalassos Theater with a capacity of 9000, agoras, Roman baths, Macellum structures, Heroon adorned with dancing girls, and a library. The Antonin Fountain, built by Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in 161 AD, is the most magnificent of all. Up until today, water coming from the mountains still flows from its marble gutter.
After seeing this wonderful city of Central Anatolia, we will continue on our way to Ankara. Arrival and check-in.
Dinner and overnight stay in Ankara. (Breakfast - Dinner.)
You are free until your transfer to the Ankara Esenboğa Airport. Our tour concludes with your airport transfer for your departure flight. We hope to see you on another Turkey tour. (Breakfast)
We can create a tour program on your request and offer an itinerary that suits your personal, educational, cultural, and budgetary requirements. Please contact us with your requests.
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For cancellations made 30 days before the tour, 100% refund. ( Except for the % 15 Service Charge, Flight ticket, mandatory expenses, and Bank Commission,)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission, and mandatory expenses )
- For cancellations made 14 – 11 days before the tour, 30% refund.
- No refunds will be made on reservations made 10 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.
- Travel health insurance is mandatory.
- Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise,
similar hotels are booked.
- In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the Guide may make changes to the tour program.
- The locations given in the itinerary can be changed with other places if they are closed.
- During the tours, you will be walking approximately 2 km every day on uneven and
cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps.
- You must wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. in summer months and raincoats, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, umbrella, etc. in winter.
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.
- You will need your passport at check-in for all domestic flights.
- Domestic flights are economy class. Luggage limit 15 Kg.
Gold Package Hotels
Ankara (3) - PC Ankara 5*
Yozgat (1) - Grand Ser Hotel 4*
Cappadocia (2) - Perissia Hotel 5*
Antalya (2) - Porto Bello Hotel 5*
Standard Package Hotels
Ankara (2) - New Gate 4*
Yozgat (1) - Grand Ser Hotel 4*
Cappadocia (2) - Tassaray Hotel 4*
Antalya (2) - Affloon Hotel 4*
Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.
The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
Derinkuyu Underground City
Regular Group Tours are English-guided package tours with mixed nationalities of a minimum of 20 people and a maximum of 40 people on the specified dates. Regular Group tour prices are fixed.
There is a child age restriction based on the character of the tour and generally, children under 8 years of age cannot participate.
Private Tours, on the other hand, is between 1 person and 40 people. It usually consists of small and private groups such as Families, groups of friends, or professional groups. No other travelers are allowed in Private groups. In private tours, the guide is given according to the group's request (available in Turkey)
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The minimum and the maximum number of people and child age requirements are specified in the tour information.
The number of tour places varies according to the theme of the tour. Group tours are a minimum of 20 people - a maximum of 40 people. There is no limit on the number of private tours, usually between 1 and 18 people.
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Your registration is done and your official confirmation is sent to you. Then you make some payment.
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Visitors can use their credit and debit cards for all kinds of shopping. During the tour, you can travel to smaller towns or villages far from the city center, where your credit card may not be valid, so it is recommended to always have cash, foreign currency, and Turkish Lira with you.
Two-pin sockets used in Europe are also widely used in Turkey.
If you are using a three-pin socket, it is recommended to bring a converter adapter.
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Foreigners in Turkey can drive in Turkey, provided that they always have their passports, international driving licenses, and their car licenses with them. It is legally forbidden to drink and drive and there are penalties. In Turkey, the vehicle is driven on the right side of the road.
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Shopping Centers: 10:00 – 22:00
Pharmacies: 08:00 – 18:00 In each region, one on-duty pharmacy remains open between 18:00 and 08:00 at night.
There is a pharmacy on duty that remains open in every region on Sundays and public holidays. It is a legal obligation to keep the pharmacies on duty open.
For the treatments, you want to have in Turkey, travel agencies that have work and agreements with Hospitals and Doctors, who are experts in their fields, provide communication with the patient by transmitting the patient information to the relevant hospitals and Doctors. Travel Agencies, during the treatment period, provide services such as flight tickets, hotel or house reservations for accommodation, transfer services, and tour organizations for the patient and their relatives.
Hair transplant, Dental treatment, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery tour packages are among the most preferred health tourism packages in Turkey.
Compared to other European and Asian countries, Turkey has a large number of JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited hospitals and medical institutions. It has world-renowned Doctors who are experienced in their special branches and private or corporate hospitals equipped with modern medical devices. You don't have to wait in line for the highest quality medical treatment people deserve. Moreover, prices are much cheaper than world standards. You can find the best quality medical treatment at the lowest price in Turkey. You can find the best quality medical treatment at the lowest price in Turkey Hospitals. Such as Dental treatments, Hair Transplantation, Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery, Oncology, Urology, IVF – In Vitro fertilization, Cardiology treatments.
For foreigners who come to Turkey, there is no other vaccination obligation other than the Covid 19 Vaccine. It is obligatory for foreigners who come to Turkey during the Covid-19 Pandemic to be vaccinated or have a PCR test 72 hours before. In addition, there is an obligation to document this information.
As in all countries of the world, Cpvid-19 travel rules change from time to time according to countries. For this reason, you should learn the current travel data from the Turkish Consulate in your own country before traveling.
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