• 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
  • 9 Day Christmas Tour Holiday Packages Tour Program
Duration
9 days
Tour languages
English
Guiding type
Fully guided
Group size
1 - 45
Hygiene protocol
Included
Budget Class
Luxury
Physical Rating
Relaxing
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

We have created a unique Christmas Holiday Program Route that starts from Istanbul which has outstanding streets, historical places with a magnificent atmosphere on Christmas, Kusadası is the next stop that will be waiting for you with an admirable sea view, rich open buffet, and drinks (unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic)… For Christmas Celebrations, we include 5 of the best destinations in Turkey including Istanbul, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia. Please have a look at this Christmas tour package to have a glamorous time during Christmas Holiday in Turkey that you can arrange and book as a group or privately. To have fun, travel around and meet with new people, do not miss out on our special program for Christmas.  

Attractions

Sultanahmet Square Hippodrome
Sultanahmet Square Hippodrome
Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque)
Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque)
Hagia Sophia Mosque
Hagia Sophia Mosque

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Istanbul Old City, Hagia Sophia Mosque, Ancient City of Ephesus, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre House of the Virgin Mary , Christmas Day & Leisure Day ,Pamukkale, Hierapolis , Mevlana Museum , Ozkonak Underground , Goreme Open Air Museum , Love Valley and Devrent , Shopping , Cappadocia with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

Itinerary

Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport, your guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the hotel. Istanbul was the capital city of the East Roman Empire and Ottoman Empire. Also, it is one of the most fascinating cities around the world which crosses two continents; Europe and Asia. It is a city of a mixture of museums, bazaars, minarets, mosques, churches, palaces, and restaurants catering to everyone’s taste and the destination of more than 7 million tourists annually from all cultures. Overnight in Istanbul.  

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(Breakfast and Lunch included)

After breakfast, we have Istanbul City Tour. Our first visit will be to Hippodrome. Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine. Then we will visit Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque. Across from Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, it was 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.

Our next visit will be to Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque. The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, previously known as the Church of Divine Wisdom, is simply the best of its kind! Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque is the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture. For 1000 years, it was once the largest church in the world, decorated with stunning 6th century golden mosaics. Today it is a mosque.

Lunch break at 1:00 pm. After lunch, TravelShop Group will take you to the Asil Efendi which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all-natural olive oil, soaps, and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores.

 

Please Note: Please do not forget to carry a headscarf with you for the visit to religious places such as Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Mosque.

 

Optional Dinner Cruise On The Bosphorus:  

Between 19:30 to 23:30, Optional Dinner Cruise Tour will be held on Bosphorus’s calm waters. Dinner, unlimited local drinks (alcoholic, non-alcoholic & soft), belly dance shows, Turkish folklore shows, DJ performances, and great entertainment are all in for an unforgettable night. It will end at about 00:00 then hotel transportation. Overnight in Istanbul.  

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(Breakfast in Istanbul and All meals, alcohol and soft drinks included in Kusadasi)

An amazing Bosporus Boat tour will be waiting for you after breakfast. On the shoreline, you will witness the imposing view of old wooden villas, palaces, fortresses, and small fishing villages. The Ottoman palaces Dolmabahçe, Yıldız, Çırağan, and Beylerbeyi will admire you by their elegant architecture with a warm welcome. Ortaköy with its iconic view and Rumeli Fortress which is a well-designed military architecture will be next. After a lunch break in a Turkish restaurant the Grand Spiece Bazaar where you can find authentic goods such as Turkish tastes, Turkish coffee, exotic spices, herbs, and handicrafts.

 

The tour ends with transportation to İstanbul Airport for a domestic flight to Izmir. Next check in to hotel in Kusadası, have dinner, and overnight in Kusadası.

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(All meals, alcohol, soft drinks, and Christmas Eve Party included)

Ephesus is a 9000 years old city that houses The biggest temple dedicated to Artemis is The Artemision which is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. This guided tour will focus the Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre House of the Virgin Mary with details in this outstanding example of a Roman port city.

Sirince is local 19th-century architecture is well preserved and the village in its reputation goes beyond the borders of the country Izmir. It is famous for its homemade wines that are specially made from different kinds of fruits such as blackberries, blueberries, melons, and strawberries. Here the tour includes wine tasting and learning how to make fruit wine in the wine houses. Plus handicrafts made by local women can be bought and a very famous leather production center will be the next stop.

After a rich daily rich trip overnight in Kusadası.

Tonight you will have a Christmas night that is going to be a remarkable one. The stupendous open buffet, drinks (unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic) plus an amazing sea and city lights view will accompany you. Enjoy this great Turkish cuisine feast that is specially prepared for the Christmas party, dance with your new friends with Turkish live music by our DJ. Santa will not forget your gift box, to make you remember Turkey. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(All meals, alcohol, and soft drinks included)

Merry Christmas! Today is at your leisure for celebrating your holiday and taking your day as easy. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Optional Turkish bath in Kusadasi:

Hamam, which is known that a Turkish Bath is an optional event for today. You can relax from head to toe with hot water and bubbles. This may be a good way to remove the tiredness of the Christmas Part and may renew you for the new year. The rest of the day is yours.

 

Or those options may inspire your: city tour, Turkish night show, cooking, aquapark tour…

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Around 8:00 the tour will move to the world-famous marvel of calcite travertines to Pamukkale. Before walking or swimming in Pamukkale’s travertine pools we will have a lunch break around 13:30. Walking around white calcium terraces and the ruins of Hierapolis, lying in the natural, hot springs waters will renew your body. The region at the same time has well-known textile products that and there will be an outlet shopping chance. At approximately 18.30 we will be on the way back. Overnight in Kusadası.

 

Optional Tandem Paragliding:

Tangem Paraglidingmay is a good way to make this destination into a spectacular one. You can feel the wind blowing on high peaks on your skin and a stunning view of the land will make those moments a unique experience.

 

Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour:

Pamukkale is one of the destinations where you may have a Hot Air Baloon experience in Turkey. The flight will be occurred early in the morning at about 5:30. With this optional flight, you can see the panoramic view of the ancient city of Hierapolis and Cotton White Travertines which was listed on Unesco’s World Heritage since 1988. It ends with a champagne ceremony on the land. Please make your reservation before you go to Pamukkale. Overnight in Pamukkale.

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

A great breakfast first for energy and arrive at Konya about 2.5 hours drive with a coffee break. Lunch will be in Konya. Mevlana Museum and the striking green-tiled mausoleum of Mevlana will take you to the peaceful world of the Sufi sect known as Whirling Dervishes. Arrive in Cappadocia at around 18:30 and overnight.

Please Note: If you are wishing to join the optional activity of Cappadocia Hot Air Ballooning for tomorrow, please contact your guide and register because it will take place early the next morning.

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

A new day, new destinations… The day starts with an Ozkonak Underground city visit that was built in Idis Mountain where volcanic granite-made tuff layers are quite dense and the galleries are connected by tunnels. The Goreme Open Air Museum will be the following destination that can be said that it is the heart of Cappadocia. The region was Listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1985 and it hides the churches of Durmuş Kadir, Yusuf Koç, El Nazar, Saklı, Meryem Ana (Virgin Mary) Kılıçlar, Tokalı, and Dark churches. Plus Convent of Monks and Nuns, Chapel of St Basil, and St. Barbara can be seen either with lots of captivating church interior paintings that have reached today. With a few minutes’ walk, Cavusin will be waiting for you and you can explore The Christians who created living spaces for themselves in the fairy chimneys of those fleeing the oppression of the Romans. Lunch will be in Avanos which is the home of pottery dating way back to the Hittites. There will be a workshop visit and shopping chances here that can’t be missed. Love Valley and Devrent Valley that you can see the symbols of Cappadocia Three Beauties. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and overnight in Cappadocia.

Please Note: Our guests who are wishing to experience the Hot Air Balloon Tour will be picked up from the hotel at about 05:30 by sunrise. On the Hot Air Balloon, the sunrise over splendid fairy chimneys and valleys can be watched. The flight will last about 1 hour and end with a champagne celebration on the land.


VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast, this remarkable tour ends with departing for Cappadocia airport for a domestic flight to Istanbul and home next. Until we meet on another exceptional travel hope the best for you. Thanks for traveling with TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

OPTIONAL TOURS

Routes

Included

2 Night hotel in Istanbul - Ramada by Wyndham Istanbul Golden Horn

3 Nights hotel in Kusadasi with All meals, alcohol, and soft drinks included - 5 Star Infinity By Yelken

1 Night hotel in Pamukkale - 5 Star Pam Thermal Hotel

2 Nights hotel in Cappadocia - EL-Puente Cave Hotel

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


Domestic flight from Istanbul to Kusadasi

Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

Professional English - speaking tour guides

Christmas Party with the meal and unlimited local alcoholic drinks

5 Dinners

6 Lunches

Meal Plan as mentioned in the itinerary

All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary

Arrival airport transfer to Istanbul airport

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

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

Return Airport transfer

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Guided Istanbul City Tour

Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise

Guided Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince

Guided Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour

Guided Konya Tour

Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Local taxes

City tax

Please Note: The all-inclusive meals, soft drinks, and alcohol are strictly limited to your hotel in Kusadasi and are not applicable on your day tours.

Please check the information below before your departure

1-    International & Domestic Flight Tickets

2-    Covid-19 PCR Test

3-    Tour Itinenary

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 

If you have any further information that is not listed above, please contact us by the details below:

Please email us at [email protected]

Excluded

Insurance: All types

Available On 2nd Day - Istanbul Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

Available On 5th Day - Kusadasi Turkish Bath

Available On 6th Day - Pamukkale Tandem Paragliding

Available On 7th Day - Pamukkale Hot Air Balloning

Available On 8th Day - Cappadocia Hot Air Balloning

International flights

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

Availability

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