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14 Day Authentic Cooking Tour Turkey
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Duration
14 days
Tour languages
English
Guiding type
Fully guided
Group size
1 - 100
Hygiene protocol
Included
Budget Class
Comfort
Physical Rating
Easy
Suitable ages
1 - 90
Pickup Location
Istanbul Air...
Dropoff Location
Nevşehir Ka...
International & Domestic Flight Tickets Covid-19 PCR Test Tour Itinenary Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly) Passport Validation Terms Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa) If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process Flight details for on time Airport transfer services Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Tour overview

If you would like to see something different in your life and if you like gourmet tour or want to learn how to cook, we offer you a very special itinerary to learn how to cook Turkish Cuisine Food with smiling and friendly Turkish people. You can cook, taste and eat. First class service and guided transportation including; Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Antalya and Cappadocia.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gourmet, Turkish Cuisine, Cooking Lessons, Istanbul Old City, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, Belly Dancing and Folklore Class, Gallipoli Battlefields, Troy, Acropolis of Pergamon, Olive Oil Factory Visit, Ancient City Ephesus, Wine Tasting, Pamukkale, Antalya Old City, Waterfalls, Ihlara Valley Trekking, Underground City, Cappadocia, Shopping.

Itinerary

(Welcome Dinner included)

Welcome to Turkey Istanbul Airport. Meet with TravelShop Booking staff and transfer to your hotel & check in. Enjoy a welcome drink and a chat with gourmet experts in Turkish cuisine. Tonight, you will have a welcome dinner, be introduced to our friendly crew and other travelers while enjoying traditional Turkish food and enjoy the mystical atmosphere of Istanbul at night. Overnight in Istanbul.

 

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and Lunch included)

After a morning orientation, sightseeing tour of Istanbul, you participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: During our Istanbul cooking tour, you will taste various flavors of Turkey from different regions, preparing lunch which you will enjoy! Our professional daily cooking tours expose you to the very best of professional cooking classes Turkey has to offer. TYPICAL COOKING MENU (vegetarian menus available upon request), After the cooking class, we take a break with the meals you prepare. After lunch, we visit to TOPKAPI PALACE. The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing 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, 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. After the tour drop back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Pick up at 08:30 am from your hotel for sightseeing, shopping and dancing tour in IStanbul. Visit to Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque. 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. We will then Visit the Grand Spice Bazaar which 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, return to hotel for a rest. In the evening, we depart for your Belly dancing and folklore class. This will be a very memorable class learning belly dancing techniques and folklore dance. You will learn the special moves and how to get the attention of the audience. We have dinner at the Restaurant. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

06:30 am we depart for Gallipoli. Two hours later we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12:00 am 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 we drive to your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale.

 

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

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 pm and after the lunch, we depart for tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political center at that times. Pergamon is a famous city for its jewelry, stones and silver. So, on the way, we will visit a jewelry center for 30 minutes. Before departing for Kusadasi we will also visit a local Olive Oil Factory and see the oil extraction process from olives. Arrival to Kusadasi around 19:00 pm. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

At 08.30, departure from hotel. Guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visit the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre. Next we will have lunch. After the tour on the way to the hotel, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving center. After the tour drop back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Today, it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. Sirince's construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paint. There is a fascinating view at the entrance of the village and its streets are also wonderful. Sirince is very popular for its building style, house, streets and apple wine made by the villagers. In 1922 the Anatolian Greeks immigrated back to Greece and Turks coming from Greece settled there. In the evening, you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. After the tour on the way back to the hotel, 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.  After the tour drop back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

At 08:00, we depart for Pamukkale. Once we arrive we will have lunch first and then we will start our Pamukkale Tour. We will 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.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast we will depart for Antalya which will take 3 to 4 hours drive including a coffee break. Once we arrive check in to the hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Antalya. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

After breakfast we will depart for Antalya Old City Tour and visit the gorgeous Duden Waterfalls first which offer a fascinating natural landscape. Next we will start our Antalya Old City Tour and will see the following fascinating places; Marina, Old City Walls, Hadrian's Gate, Beautiful Local Streets and shopping areas, Broken Minaret, Hidirlik tower and more. After that it is time for Cooking Class. During the class we will cook & enjoy local food from Antalya region and will taste the food we cooked. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast we will depart to Antalya Airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Once we arrive transfer from Nevsehir / Kayseri airport to your hotel and check in. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

After breakfast, participants will take part in the another cooking lesson in Cappadocia. During the class we will cook & enjoy local food from Cappadocia region and will taste the food we cooked. After that we will depart for our Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum. We will start our tour with Ozkonak Underground City which is a unique example of its kind. After that will we 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. Then we will go to Esentepe one of the most fascinating panorama places in the region. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we will depart for our ceramics class. You will be assisted by professional ceramic artists to make your own ceramic piece that you will take home as a memory and souvenir of your trip to Turkey. Ceramic art is the most famous artwork coming from the Cappadocia region. Next we will have lunch and will head for Ihlara Valley where you will have a short trekking and will enjoy the beautiful nature. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

 

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast we will depart for Nevsehir / 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 TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

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Included

• 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Istanbul Pullman Hotel or Ramada Hotel Golden Horn

• 1 night hotel accommodation in Canakkale Troia Tusan Hotel

• 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kusadasi Comfort Ada Class Hotel

• 1 night hotel accommodation in Pamukkale 5 Star Pam Thermal Hotel

• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Antalya Best Western Khan Hotel

• 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Cappadocia Antique Cave House Hotel

Please Note: If the above hotels are not available then we will provide the similar category hotels.

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• Professional English - speaking tour guides

• 13 breakfasts

• 8 lunches 

• 11 dinners

• 1 Welcome Dinner

• Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach

• Arrival transfer from Istanbul Airport

• Hotel to Airport transfer in Antalya

• Arrival transfer from Nevsehir / Kayseri Airport

• Return transfer to Nevsehir / Kayseri Airport

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• Guided Istanbul City tour

• 1 Cooking Lesson in Istanbul

• Guided Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque & Shopping Tour

• 1 Belly Dancing and Folklore Class

• Guided Gallipoli tour

• Guided Troy Your

• Guided Pergamon Tour and Olive Oil Factory Visit

• Guided Ephesus Tour

• Guided Sirince Village Tour and Wine Tasting

• Guided Pamukkale Tour

• Guided Antalya Old City Tour

• 1 Cooking Lesson in Antalya

• Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Air Museum 

• 1 Cooking Lesson in Cappadocia

• Guided Cappadocia Tour with Ihlara Valley Trekking

• 1 Ceramics Lesson in Cappadocia

• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Please check the information below before your departure 1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets 2- Covid-19 PCR Test 3- Tour Itinerary 4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc. 5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly) 6- Passport Validation Terms 7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa) 8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process 9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services 10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any 11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

• International flights

• Domestic flight from Antalya to Cappadocia

• Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

Please Note: Domestic flight price for adult travelers is approximately Euros: 50,00 for one way and for under 2 years old, approximately Euros: 20,00 as an insurance policy

• Insurance

Istanbul

• 1001 Nights Dinner Show

• Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

• Whirling Dervishes Show

• Isfanbul (Vialand) Tour

• Turkish Bath Tour 

• Istanbul Aquarium Tour

• Guided Istanbul Prince's Island Tour

• Guided Istanbul Miniaturk Museum and Shopping Tour

• Guided Istanbul Dolmabahce Palace Tour

 Kusadasi

• Boat Tour

• Turkish Bath Tour 

Pamukkale

• Hot Air Ballooning

• Paragliding

• Rafting

• Whirling Dervishes Show

• Turkish Bath Tour 

 Antalya

• Rafting Tour

• Turkish Bath Tour 

• Cable Car Tour

• Boat Tour

• Aquarium Tour

• Land of Legends Tour

Cappadocia

• Hot Air Ballooning

• Turkish Night Show

• Whirling Dervishes Show

• Turkish Bath Tour 

• ATV Safari

• SUV Safari

• Horse Riding

• City tax

• Turkey entry visa

• Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals

• Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

• Insurance: All types

• Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the "included" section

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  1. 1. TravelShopBooking Credits is a virtual money application specific to our system that allows our members to pay a portion of their shopping amount for their purchases on travelshopbooking.com

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  7. 7. Any kinds of credits can not be used on the first bookings, you can use them at your second and next bookings as a discount.

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  14. 14. Only tours departing from Turkey are eligible for Credit offers.

  15. 15. From the "wallet" section on the left, you can see and follow if your credit is available or not.

  16. 16. You will be earning 1% credits at your every booking.

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Attention:

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What is the Travelshopbooking Credits system?

  1. 1. TravelShopBooking Credits is a virtual money application specific to our system that allows our members to pay a portion of their shopping amount for their purchases on travelshopbooking.com

    There are 6 kinds of Credits:

    • a. 20 € Welcome Credit; it can be earned by becoming a member of the system,
    • b. 5% First Booking Credit; you can gain at your first booking from the system and this booking must be at least 500 €,
    • c. 5% Invitation Credit; you gain it after you invite someone and they get an active member of our system, when they book a tour that is 1000 € or more, the price’s 5% will be your credit,
    • d. 2% Guest Credit; you gain it when you become a member by someone else’s invitation,
    • e. 1% Lucky Me Credit; you will be collecting it at your every booking from the system.
    • f. 5% Tag Us Credit; You will gain it when you share 3 actual images or 1 actual video when you join one of our tours and share it on Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, or Twitter (for 6 months) the 5% month of your tour price will be your Tag Us Credit and you can use it on one of our optional tours as a discount.
  2. 2. TravelShop Booking Credits can be collectible and spent within certain rules as a discount for its products.

  3. 3. It is not liquidity and can never be converted into cash. It can only be used as a means of payment within the rules defined in the system.

  4. 4. Travelshopbooking credits can not be transferred to others.

  5. 5. 1 Credit is equal to 1 € (for USD please check the exchange rates)

  6. 6. No matter the way how you get a member of the system, every and each member have 20 € Welcome Credits.

  7. 7. Any kinds of credits can not be used on the first bookings, you can use them at your second and next bookings as a discount.

  8. 8. Travelshopbooking can arrange campaigns about gaining and spending Credits at certain times and keep the right to change the rules of the campaigns.

  9. 9. Above the campaigns and conditions link you can learn more about current campaigns and conditions.

  10. 10. All the Credits have to be used in the following 1 year from the first booking. Unused credits are automatically deleted from the system after 1 year.

  11. 11. Only travelshopbooking.com members can collect and use credits.

  12. 12. The credits assigned to your account after your first booking on the system. They can be used as a discount starting from your second and next bookings.

  13. 13. Each product/tour listed in our online store, has its own credit. Credits have been shown in the price information section on the right side of the product detail page. Every product that has been ordered earns you credits as much as the quantity of your order. So as you shop, your credits will increases.

  14. 14. Only tours departing from Turkey are eligible for Credit offers.

  15. 15. From the "wallet" section on the left, you can see and follow if your credit is available or not.

  16. 16. You will be earning 1% credits at your every booking.

  17. 17. Credits are valid for one year after they are given.

  18. 18. Every and each shopping/booking can use only one kind of credit at a time.

  19. 19. If a traveler cancels his/her booking the credits gained from the canceled booking are eliminated/deleted.

How to gain TravelShop Booking credits?

  1. • In booking payments, TravelShopBooking Credits will be deducted from the payment amount when you wish to use them. But you can prefer not to use them and collect more to use some other time within the year.

  2. • To use the Credits as a discount from the amount to be paid, you have to book/buy at least a 500 € tour, otherwise your Credits will wait for the next bookings.

  3. • Every and each credit that has been gained from the bookings, getting members to the system, campaigns, and invitations, can only be used in the second and next bookings all along 1 year. First bookings cannot use Credits in any conditions.

  4. • Credits are earned only if the referee uses a custom invite link from the referrer, creates a Travelshopbooking account, and has a reservation for Turkey destinations.

How to gain TravelShop Booking credits?

  • • Introduce your family/friend to Travelshopbooking,

  • • Send them the disposable link you received from Travelshopbooking.

  • • We will notify you of your travel credit via email after your friend/family registers a user account and buys a trip.

  • • When your invitation becomes a membership and does their first booking 5% Invitation Credit will be defined on your account,

  • • New member gains 2% Guest Credit at the end of this process automatically.

  • • Book your next trip.

  • • Click the "Use YourWallet" section on the paying stage and use your credits.

Attention:

  • • Invitation credits cannot be earned by married couples, parents, and children or those who live together and are younger than 18 years old. No problem with the cousins, co-workers, second-degree relatives, and else...
  • • As mentioned on the main page ‘Lowest Price Guarantee’ section, if you find a better price for the same services within 24 hours of booking, the difference is refunded as a credit to your account.

Travelshopbooking holds the right to cancel travel credit if suspected of any abuse, gaming or misuse that is contrary to the principles of all kinds of Credit program.