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Christmas Turkey Tour

Christmas turkey tour

Turkey Tours, Istanbul


Day 1 Monday 19th December

Welcome to Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours free to explore this exotic city.

Overnight Istanbul 4 star Nidya Hotel Galataport

Day 2 Tuesday 20th December

Istanbul old city

Tour the city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi and the Hippodrome.
Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional 'Half day Bosphorous cruise'.

Overnight Istanbul 4 star Nidya Hotel Galataport (B)

Day 3 Wednesday 21st December

Gallipoli battlefields

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels and the Nek.

Overnight Çanakkale 4 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 4 Thursday 22nd December

Troy, Pergamum

Step back in time today as we visit Troy and it's famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. It's impressive temples, library and medical facilities made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.

Overnight Kuşadası 4 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 5 Friday 23rd December

Ephesus, Kusadasi

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kuşadası 4 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 6Saturday 24th December

Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.

Overnight Pamukkale 5 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 7 Sunday 25th December

Christmas Day in Demre

Today we visit Demre, home of the original St. Nicholas (aka Santa Claus), where he lived as the Bishop of the area. We visit his church and tomb before heading to Finike for Christmas Day dinner.

Overnight Kemer 5 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 8 Monday 26th December

Perge, Aspendos, Konya

Tour the ancient ruins of Perge with its impressive stadium walls and Aspendos, known for one of the best preserved theatres of Asia Minor, still used today.

Overnight Konya 4 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 9 Tuesday 27th December

Konya, Cappadocia

Today we visit Konya and the Mevlana Museum before heading to the lunar landscape of Cappadocia. En-route, we stop at an ancient Silk Road Caravansary, before we trek through the beautiful Ihlara Valley. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening.

Overnight Cappadocia 5 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 10 Wednesday 28th December

Underground city, Goreme

Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia with a fully guided tour of Goreme Valley, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar castle, an Underground City and more.

Overnight Cappadocia 5 star Hotel to be advised (B, D)

Day 11 Thursday 29th December

Nation's Capital Ankara

Today we visit the nation's capital, Ankara, with a tour of the Mausoleum of Ataturk.

Overnight Istanbul 4 star Nidya Hotel Galataport (B)

Day 12 Friday 30th December

Istanbul

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)


Tours F.A.Q

How to meet your tour guide for Shore Tours?
How to meet your tour guide for Shore Tours

At Kusadasi Harbour, Istanbul Harbour and Izmir Harbour.
Dear customers, we are pleased to arrange your dream tours for you. When you arrive at Kusadasi Harbour,Istanbul Harbour and Izmir Harbour.
After you get off the cruise, you will pass through the passport control and will see the shopping areas.
20-40 meter away, you will see the coaches/buses of the travel agents.
On that area, you will see Peninsula Tours guides with your name sign and the agency logo sign tables who is showing it.
We hope will be wonderful shore tour for you by Peninsula.

General Conditions of Excursions Programmes?
General Conditions of Excursions Programmes
of our excursions and what is included please consult to your representatives.
Payments: Visa, mastercard, access, travellers cheques and all common use currencies are acceptable for the payments.
Cancellations: full refund will be given for the cancellations with 24 hours notification to your representative. It’s also possible to cancel an excursion by the phone number given on the back page.
No shows: Please be aware that in case of any noshow situation there will be no refund payment to the clients unless you can supply a doctor report or a pharmacy receipt stating the excuse of our clients.
Responsibility: All Peninsula coaches and service suppliers are insured with the highest legal possible limits available in Turkey.
Children & Group Reductions:
(*) 00 - 06 ages free of Charge
(*) 07 - 12 ages 50% or reduction
(*) For most of the excursions.
(Children reductions are valid if children are accompanied by their adults)
Groups min. 10 persons 10% reduction.
Not valid with any other offers.

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