• 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Eastern Turkey Tour

Tour overview

Welcome to another popular vacation package, 8 Days Eastern Turkey Tour. During the tour you will see and visit the landmarks of the region like the Zigana Mountains, Sumela Monastery, Mount Ararat the resting place of Noah's Ark, the medieval Armenian City of Ani, the wonderful castle of Hosap and many other interesting places.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Eastern Turkey, Sumela Monastry, Zigana Mountains, Mount Ararat, Van Lake, Ahlat, Diyarbakir.

Itinerary

Welcome to Turkey Trabzon Airport. Meet with TravelShop Booking staff and transfer to your hotel & check in. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Trabzon. Overnight in Trabzon.

VISITED PLACES

Trabzon

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we depart for St. Sophia (Ayasofya), a 13th century church and study its extraordinary collection of Byzantine frescoes, depart for Gulbahar Hatun Mosque, Castle and Ataturk's Mansion (a picturesque hillside retreat), visit Ortahisar Mosque (a Comneni cathedral in the old town). Lunch at a seaside restaurant in Akcaabat. Afternoon, we explore the cobbled stone streets of Trabzon. Drive to Boztepe; enjoy our tea from samovar with the panoramic view of the city. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Trabzon.

VISITED PLACES

Trabzon

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Depart for Sumela Monastery upon breakfast, visiting the 4th century Sumela Monastery which clings to a sheer cliff face in a deep forest, relax beside a fast flowing stream at Altindere Valley National Park, lunch, traveling along the Silk Road through the Zigana Mountains (Pontic Alps) will take us to Karaca Cave, considered to be the most beautiful in Turkey for its colors and formations. Drive to Erzurum via Bayburt. Dinner and overnight in Erzurum.

VISITED PLACES

Erzurum Trabzon

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

An early morning departure after breakfast in Erzurum, will take us on a beautiful drive to Kars passing on the way Sarikamis, the coldest spot in Turkey. We will arrive in Kars and visit Ani at the Turkish-Armenian border. We will take a 45-minute drive to the medieval Armenian City of Ani, which lies mostly in ruins. Impressive fortified walls still encircle the ruins of numerous churches, mosques and caravansaries. Enjoy a walk around the ruins and see the beautiful view to the Armenian border imagining it as a city with one million people rivaling Bagdad in its time! This city has experienced the cultures of Urartians, Armenians, Georgians, Mongols, Russians and finally the Turks. Dinner and overnight in Kars.

VISITED PLACES

Erzurum Kars

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

This morning, after breakfast, we will drive for 3 1/2 hours along the "Silk Road" to Dogubeyazit. At the Iranian border we will see a site known as the Crater Hole. This is a beautiful, yet rugged area. We will have the opportunity to see Mount Ararat from all sides. It is believed by some to be the resting-place of Noah's Ark but to date no one has found anything that has been verified as the Ark - yet the search is still on. In the afternoon, we will stop and see the Ishak Pasa Palace. This complex is a combination of a mosque, a fortress, and a palace which originally had a room for every day of the year! Below, you can also see the remains of Eski Bayazit, and Urartian City which flourished in 1000 BC. Dinner and overnight in Dogubeyazıt.

VISITED PLACES

Kars Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After visiting the Iranian border, we will depart for Van in the early morning, a drive of approximately three hours. This city has been established 13th century BC, when the Hurrites arrived. Then the Hittites, Urartians, Persian, Armenians, Macedonians, Romans and finally in 11th century the Turks came here. From here, we will visit the finest Armenian architectural wonder of the Church of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island. We'll also visit the wonderful Kurdish castle of Hosap very close to the Iranian border as well as the Urartian citadel. Dinner and overnight in Van.

VISITED PLACES

Van Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast and after visiting the eerie 12th century Selcuk cemetery in Ahlat in the morning, we will head to Bitlis for lunch and a good walk around, Batis otherwise known as Alexander's town. It’s a unique medieval town! Dinner and overnight in Diyarbakir.

VISITED PLACES

Bitlis Diyarbakir Van

(Breakfast included) 

After breakfast pick up from your hotel and transfer to Diyarbakir Airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul Airport and then back home. We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Diyarbakir

Routes

Included

• 2 nights hotel accommodation in Trabzon - Marvell City hotel

• 1 night hotel accommodation in Erzurum - Atlas Hotel

• 1 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kars - Kars Konak Hotel

• 1 night hotel accommodation in Dogu Bayazit - Butik Ertur Hotel

• 1 night hotel accommodation in Van -Tamara Hotel

• 1 night hotel accommodation in Diyarbakir - Novotel Hotel Diyarbakır

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

• 7 breakfasts

• 6 dinners

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

• All airport transfer services mentioned within the itinerary

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• Guided Trabzon Tour

• Guided Sumela Monastery - Zigana - Karaca Cave Tour

• Guided Erzurum Tour

• Guided Kars Tour

• Guided Dogubeyazit Tour

• Guided Van Tour

• Guided Diyarbakir Tour

• 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 and Domestic Flights

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: All types

• Sira Night Show

• Turkish Bath

• City tax

• Turkey entry visa

• Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals

• Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

• Insurance: All types

• Any other expense which are not mentioned in the "included" section

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