• 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Balikesir City  & Cooking Tour

Tour overview

Balikesir is a great city for holidays, Cultural and Historical tours. You can also explore footprints of first world war in this city. If you would like to see something different in your life and if you like cooking or want to learn how to cook, we offer you very special itinerary to learn very good Turkish cuisines with smiley and friendly Turkish people. In this tour package you will not only have a chance to taste local foods but also you will learn how to cook them. In this tour package you will not only have a chance to taste local foods but also you will learn how to cook them. You can also taste one of the most popular Turkish culture; This is Turkish Bath. After this experience you feel quite relaxed.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kuvayi Milliye (Nationalist Forces) Museum-Balikesir Clock Tower-Balikesir National Photograph Museum-Zagnos Pasa Mosque-Bintepeler(Thousand Hill)-Lydian Tombs-Sardes Ancient City-Kula City-Kuladoccia-Ulubey Canyon-Cooking Lessons-Turkish Bath Tour

Itinerary

Meet at the Balikesir Airport and transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Balikesir. Overnight in Balikesir.

VISITED PLACES

Balikesir

(Breakfast included)

Pick up from your hotel and depart to centre of Balikesir. First stop will be Kuvayi Milliye (Nationalist Forces) Museum, building used as headquarters in the years of National Struggle. First floor you can see the decisions of the congress, personal belongings of these heroes, photographs and wax sculptures of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his wife Latife Hanım are on display. On the second floor of the museum, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts found in Balıkesir province are located. Then next stop will be Clock Tower which is built in 1901. After guide give you informations keep going to Photography Museum, It’s the first Photography Museum in Turkey. Then you will have free time in city center after free time you will visit Zagnos Pasa Mosque also another name; Balikesir Grand Mosque. After the tour transfer back to your hotel in Balikesir.

VISITED PLACES

Balikesir

(Breakfast Included)

After the breakfast break on the road route, while continuing in the direction of Salihli, we see the Bintepeler region, where the Lydian tombs are located, from our bus. Bintepeler takes its name from the tumuli on its way and we know the region better with the information given by our guide while we are on the way. First, we will visit the famous Jewish Synagogue and Roman Bath-Gymnasium in the ancient city of Sardes, the capital of the Lydians who found money for the first time in history near Salihli. Ancient toilets and antique shops next to this Roman-era building complex will enrich our trip historically and culturally. Also worth seeing here is the historical King's road, some of which have been unearthed by archaeologists. After the tour, we will come to Kula and walk around the streets of Kula to see the Kursunlu Mosque, Kula old bazaar and Kula Houses, which are the most beautiful architectural examples of the Ottoman Period. After visiting Kula house, we see Hammam-Cafe and have lunch. After lunch, we continue towards Uşak and go to the Geopark. Turkey's first and only Geopark carrying the property, due to the state of the world's first UNESCO enshrined in the formation stages and more than 50 volcanic peaks hosted by "Kula geosite Areas". Then we visit the Fairy Chimneys. Kula fairy chimneys are almost a small example of the Cappadocia region. Both the Geopark and the Fairy Chimneys are important evidence that shows us the power and interestingness of nature. After getting information about the formation and properties of fairy chimneys from our guide, we take our photos and set off to go to Uşak. This time, we go to Ulubey Canyon to see the second longest Canyon in the World. We watch the canyon from the glass terrace at a height of 150 meters. After the tour transfer back to hotel.

VISITED PLACES

Balikesir

(Breakfast and lunch included)

After breakfast, we take our guests from the hotel and depart to a local restaurant for your professional cooking lesson. You participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: Although Balikesir is a district rich in natural beauty, it is also famous for its cuisine. Dugun(wedding) Soup, Tirit which made with chickhen. Mantı (ravioli) and Another important food is the Hosmerim dessert, also known as Hosmerim, which is made widely in the province of Balıkesir. After lunch you will depart to city center for free time and shopping before returning to your hotel. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Balikesir.

VISITED PLACES

Balikesir

(Breakfast included) After Breakfast, We will pick you up from hotel to Hamam (Turkish Bath). Turkish Bath is quite a popular part of Turkish culture and it is being practiced all around the country therefore it will be nice to experience this activity. Depending on your wish and the available hours of Hamam. After the Hamam we will depart to city center for free time and shopping before returning to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Balikesir.

VISITED PLACES

Balikesir

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast the day is yours till your departure transfer to Balikesir Airport. We will transfer you to Airport and you will flight back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Thank you for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Balikesir

Routes

Included

5 nights hotel at Willmont Hotel in Balikesir

PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange smilar other hotel for your group.

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Professional English - speaking tour guides

5 Breakfasts

1 Lunch

Arrival transfer from Balikesir Airport to Hotel

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

Return transfer from Hotel to Balikesir Airport

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Guided Balikesir City Tour

Guided Sardes Ancient City – Kuladoccia – Ulubey Canyon Tour

Guided Cooking Lesson & Shopping Tour

Guided Turkish Bath Tour 

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Hotel Room Taxes, Tours & Transfer Taxes

Excluded

International and Domestic Flights

Insurance: All types

City Tax

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

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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