7 Day “Woman Arts” Tour Istanbul – Kusadasi Tour
In Istanbul, 7 days
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(Welcome dinner included)
Welcome to Turkey, arrival in Istanbul. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel and have some rest. 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.
(Breakfast and lunch included)
After a morning orientation, sightseeing tour of Istanbul, you will participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: preparing lunch which you will enjoy! After lunch 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. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Istanbul. Please Note: Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesdays.
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day 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. Visit the GRAND SPICE BAZAAR The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice. After the Tour, we 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. Overnight in Istanbul.
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast we depart for Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08.30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: GRAND COVERED BAZAAR. BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. After the lunch break we depart for Istanbul airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast at 08.30, we will depart one of the best preserved ancient ruins in the world. A visit to Ephesus - once the commercial center of the ancient world - is a highlight of any visit to Turkey. After Ephesus tour depart for Sirince Village. Visit the beautifull village of Sirince and the ruins of 42 churches. Today we will go to Sirince Village to see locals making handmade textiles. The textiles that we will see include carpets, kilims, clothing and homewares such as pillow covers. You will see first hand, the ancient techniques used by the Turkish women to make these intricate styles and patterns that are famous to Turkey and the local region. Sirince is also very famous for it's many different varieties of fruit wine. We will have a chance to enjoy some of these wines at the local wineries. Overnight and dinner in Kusadasi.
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Today, we will go to a leather factory where you will see the leather products being made. You will see how jackets, handbags and many other products are made. You will view a demonstration from a local expert and you will also get the chance to join in a fashion show where you will feel like a model. The most famous brands of leather are often made in Turkey, and you can be assured that all of the products here are of the highest quality and best craftsmanship. After the fashion show drive to Turkish Bath. When entering to Turkish bath, you leave all the hastiness of daily life outside, you exchange your clothes for a waistcloth and adorn the traditional clogs. Inside temperature reach up to 50 degrees celcius under the central dome of the building. This heat and humidite opens the pores of body and extracts the fatty anoils of the body in preperation for your scrub down and amassage by the attendant. After a gentle soap massage, you leave the bath place with towels and pass to resting room. Here, tea is offered to you. You leave the Turkish Bath renewed, beautiful and refreshed. Overnight and dinner in Kusadasi.
After breakfast, we depart to Izmir airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul, from where you will make your way 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.
3 nights hotel in Istanbul
3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange smilar other hotel for your group.
If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost.
Professional English-speaking tour guides
• Arrival Airport transfer from Istanbul Airport
• Return transfer
• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Guided Istanbul tour
Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and shopping tour
Guided Ephesus tour
Guided Sirince village tour
1 Welcome Dinner
Belly dancing and folklore class with dinner
Textiles and fruit wine tasting
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Hotel room taxes
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1- International Flight Tickets
2- Tour itinenary
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6- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa )
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8- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
9- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights ifa ny
10- Obtain emergency contact details from our office
Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
Domestic flight from Izmir to Istanbul
Insurance: All types
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
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