Upon landing, you will be greeted by our representative holding a sign with your group name on it at Izmir Airport. You will be transferred to your hotel located at the heart of Izmir in the middle of the best shopping districts. After a little rest at the hotel, you can start wandering around the shops in the Alsancak region. Here, you can find stores of international brands and shops selling shoes, leather bags, men's and women's clothes, jewelry, etc. Dinner and accommodation in Izmir hotel. (Dinner)
*Note: For late arrivals to Izmir airport, accommodation can be in Kuşadası.
After breakfast, we’ll depart at 08:15 for Ephesus ancient city. In this ancient city, which was once the greatest settlement of the Ionia region, we’ll see the Harbor Street, the Marble Street, Grand Theater with a capacity of 25,000, the Hercules Gate, the famous Celsus Library, Temple of Hadrian, the Ephesus Prytaneion, the State Agora, and Odeon. Our next stop will be the House of the Virgin Mary, where the mother of Jesus Christ spent her last years. This place is visited by thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world every year.
Afterward, we will have lunch at a local restaurant and visit the Temple of Artemis, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. At the end of the tour, we’ll make a stop at a leather fabric outlet and continue on our way to the beautiful resort town of Marmaris (approx. 220 km-3 hrs). Dinner and accommodation in a Marmaris. (Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner)
Today we are going on an adventure where we’ll have both a Jeep Safari and a Boat Tour. For this day, don’t forget to bring a windbreaker, hat, goggles for the jeep safari, and swimsuits and towel for swimming with you.
After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from your hotel at 09:30 and our adventure will start at 10:00. Marmaris is a famous holiday center known for its green forests, sparkling coves, and magnificent natural beauty. During our safari, we’ll climb high up in the forest, giving short breaks in the villages on our way, learning about life in these villages. At the end of our safari, we’ll descend to sea level and arrive at the Çamlıköy pier. From here, we will board the boat waiting for us. Shortly after disembarking, we’ll give a swimming break in a bay and after having lunch on the boat, we will head to the famous Sedir Island and swim here. Afterward, we will return to the pier and get on the jeeps again and return to Marmaris through a different forest road.
Upon our arrival, we’ll head for the Turkish Bath to clean the dust and salt of the day. Once you are in the hammam, you’ll first rest at the navel stone and sweat out for your skin to get soft. Afterward, the masseurs will start the soaping, scrubbing, and massaging process to remove the dead skin. (Special oil massages cost extra.) After this fun and relaxing bath that will take about 1.5 - 2 hours, we will return to our hotel feeling lighter.
Dinner and accommodation in Marmaris. (Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner)
Today after breakfast, we will check-out and depart from Marmaris to Dalyan, so keep your swimsuits and towels ready. From Dalyan, we’ll board a boat for the İztuzu beach, which forms a natural border between the lake and the sea, where the freshwater meets with saltwater. On our way there, we’ll pass through the channels spotted with reeds, and see the magnificent rock tombs carved into the steep slopes for the kings and nobles of the ancient city of Kaunos. If you happen to be here during June and July, you can see the newly hatched baby Caretta caretta sea turtles on the beach. After a swimming break at the beach, we will take a mud bath in the mineral-rich Thermal Spa, which was also being used by the people of Kaunos two thousand years ago.
Our next stop will be Fethiye, one of the important touristic centers of Turkey. Upon arrival, we’ll have lunch at a local restaurant and visit Amyntas Rock tombs and Kayaköy, an old Greek village. Kayaköy was entirely evacuated with the migration of the village inhabitants to Greece and turned into a quiet ghost village remaining in its untouched state. As you wander around in Kayaköy, it will be hard not to imagine and feel the sorrow of people who were removed from their homes.
At the end of our visits, we’ll end the day at the crystal-clear water of the Mediterranean at Ölüdeniz beach.
Dinner and accommodation in Fethiye. (Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner)
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll check out and have a short trip to Xanthos, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site located 40 km away. Xanthos, the first capital of the Lydian civilization, was once burnt down by Alexander the Great and was rebuilt later. Here, we’ll see the city walls, acropolis, churches, baths, theater structures, and the world-renowned Lydian sarcophagi. In 1842, the Harpy Tomb, Nereid Monument, and the Tomb of Payava were smuggled to England by the British, and they are still exhibited in the British Museum.
We will continue our tour with a visit to Patara, which was the capital of Lydia during the Roman period after Alexander the Great.
The port city of Patara, which has an 18 km-long sand beach, is home to a magnificent ancient theater and the world's first parliament building (still in use). The ancient theatre, triumphal arches, boulevard, bath, granary, and the oldest lighthouse in history are among the places we will see here.
After our Patara visit, we will have a lunch break at a local restaurant, and enjoy swimming at the 18 km-long Patara beach. Besides being a popular holidaying spot, Patara is also a spawning area of Caretta caretta sea turtles, which makes it an environmental protection area.
Afterward, we will head to Kaş, the most popular holiday destination in the Mediterranean. After dinner, we will spend a beautiful Mediterranean evening at the bars on the beach in Kaş, which is built on the ancient city Antiphellos, one of the important cities of the Lycian civilization.
Dinner and accommodation in Kaş. (Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner)
Today, we will continue our tour among the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean and historical cities aged thousands of years. Our first stop will be the ancient city of Simena (Kaleköy) a small Lycian coastal city, dating back to the 4th century BC. The remains of the Simena Castle which overlooks the entire region from atop a hill consists of a theater carved into the rock inside the castle with a seating capacity of 300 people. From here, we will enjoy the fascinating view of Kekova and the surroundings of the castle. The vast blue of the Mediterranean, the sarcophagi scattered around, goats walking around freely and hundreds of years old olive trees in the area will take you to the past immediately. The rock tombs and sarcophagi in the necropolis, 200 meters from the castle, are impressive.
After our visit, we will board a boat in the harbor and sail to the sunken city of Kekova. The northern shores of Kekova Island are full of traces of civilization that was completely or partially submerged in the earthquakes in ancient times. These include stone stairs, half in the water and half outside, remains of houses, and other stone structures standing 3-5 meters deep under the sea. Here, we will give a swimming break and enjoy this beautiful atmosphere among the amphorae of the sunken city. (It is forbidden to remove amphoras underwater). After lunch on the boat, we will head for the ancient city of Myra. It is said that St. Paul boarded a ship from Myra Port on his way to Europe for his 3rd missionary journey. After seeing this beautiful ancient Lycian city, famous for its rock tombs, we will set out for Pamukkale (approx. 360 km, 4.5 hours)
After our arrival and check-in, we’ll have dinner and benefit from the thermal facilities of the thermal hotel.
Dinner and accommodation in Pamukkale. (Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner)
After breakfast, we will start our tour in the ancient city of Hierapolis. Here, we’ll see the Martyrium of Apostle Philip, ancient city ruins including the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, Grand Theatre, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium, and the Necropolis. Afterward, you will be given free time to swim in the Ancient Cleopatra Pool (extra cost). Afterward, we’ll enjoy walking on the white travertines (white calcium pools) and taking beautiful pictures.
We’ll give a lunch break here and head for Izmir via Sardis (Salihli). On our way to Izmir, we’ll visit the ancient city of Sardis, the capital of the ancient Lydian Kingdom, which minted the first coin here in the 7th century BC. Upon our arrival to Izmir, we’ll have a sightseeing tour and visit the Kemeraltı Bazaar. You will have the opportunity to spend a nice evening in modern Izmir's Kordon area cafeterias.
Dinner and accommodation in Izmir. (Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner)
You will have free time until your airport transfer. Out tour will be concluded once we arrive at the airport. ( Breakfast )
İzmir Airport transfer distance from Izmir center hotel 20 -25 Km.
Hope to see you another Turkey holiday. Have a nice flight.
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 Bank Commission)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission)
- 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, and raincoats, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, an 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
Izmir (2) - Movenpick Hotel 5*
Marmaris (2) - Elegance Hotel 5*
Fethiye (1) - Club Belcekiz 5*
Kaş (1) - Aqua Princess Hotel
Pamukkale (1) - Colossea Thermal Hotel 5*
Standard Package Hotels
Izmir (2) - Kordon Cankaya Hotel 4*
Marmaris (2) - Emre Beach Hotel 4*
Fethiye (1) - Atapark Hotel 4*
Kaş (1) - Ekici Hotel 3*
Pamukkale (1) - Ninova Thermal Hotel 4*
Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the booking date in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.
The House of Virgin Mary
The Temple of Artemis
Kekova Sunken City
Kekova Boat Tour
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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)
Guaranty Departure Tours have a definite departure regardless of the number of people on certain dates.
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.
You can bring clothes and auxiliary items according to Turkey Tour regions and Tour season. During the winter seasons, you should bring thick and cold protective clothing and rain protective clothing.
Items such as clothes and umbrellas are required against rains that may occur in Spring and Autumn. In summer, have sunglasses, sunhat, comfortable walking shoes, swimming clothes, and equipment in lake and seashore tour programs.
It is appropriate for men and women to wear closed clothes in religious areas such as Churches, mosques, and synagogues. In Turkey, which is a Muslim country, mosques are not visited during prayer times. Mosques are visited after worship.
After you write your contact information such as the name of the tour you prefer, the tour code number, the date of the tour, the number of people to attend, on the tour request form, you can send us your request by reading and approving the rules written in the (Terms and conditions) section.
Your registration is done and your official confirmation is sent to you. Then you make some payment.
Tour payments are made by money transfer systems such as bank transfer or Western Union.
Visitors can withdraw money in Turkish Lira, Euro, and US Dollars with their bank cards from ATMs in Turkey. Most ATMs offer English or other language options for foreigners' convenience.
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.
If you want to use your own country's GSM operator in Turkey, you should ask your GSM operator to activate the international roaming function of your mobile phone before coming to Turkey. Or you can get a new SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card from one of the local GSM operators such as Türk Telekom, Vodafone, to use while you are in Turkey.
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.
Banks working hours 09:00 – 17:00 money transfer ends at 16:00.
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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