• Alumni Group Travel Turkey


Alumni Group Travel Turkey

Overview

ALUMNI GROUP TRAVEL-TURKEY This tour package is aimed to provide easy travel arrangments to ones who want to travel with group of like minded people. Particiapants dont need any pre-conditions or qualifications to join this tour. What alumni travel programmes in Turkey ask is a curious mind and interest to learning more about each destination. Alumni Group Travel Turkey offers quality of service, good memories and value of money and TIME. See detailed itinerary of alumni group travel Turkey:


Details

Istanbul Arrival

1. Day: Istanbul Arrival

(Welcome wine reception)

On arrival to Istanbul airport staff of Tours4Turkey will welcome you with board of Alumni Group Travel Turkey.

Scheduled transfers to hotels will be provided for each participants.

Alumni Group Travel Turkey team will assist you with check in formalities at hotel. 

At 19:30 all participants will join a welcome wine reception in Underground Basilica in Old City of Istanbul.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Istanbul City Tour

2. Day: Istanbul City Tour

(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

After breakfast all alumni group travel participants will join a fully guided old city tour of Istanbul.

Hippodrome and Blue Mosque: Visit to ancient hippodrome and famous Blue Mosque, named after its blue-tiles. Highlights include: Hippodrome, obelisks, Blue Mosque

Topkapı Palace: A Professor from a state university will start the tour of administrate center of Ottoman Empire from the Great Entrance. Highlights include the treasury, the wardrobe, the kitchens and the decorated apartments of the harem.

Hagia Sophia: Formerly basilica with the great dome and mosaics. Today’s museum was originally as a basilica, in order to serve the people as a church and as a mosque.

Grand Bazaar: World’s biggest covered bazaar with 4.000 shops, offers variety of handmade products, carpets,mosaics and textile beside world wide famous gold and jewelry stores.

Lunch in Old Town, Dinner on Galata Bridge.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Ankara The Capital city

3. Day: Ankara The Capital city

(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

Alumni Group Travel participants will have a 5 hours bus drive to capital city of modern Turkey.

On arrival check-in to hotel and lunch at hotel.

After the lunch visit to Ataturk’s Mausoleum, Atakule and Anatolia Civilizations Museum.

Dinner in Atakule Sevilla Bar.

Overnight in Ankara.

Cappadocia Tour I

4. Day: Cappadocia Tour I

(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

Today Alumni Group Travel Turkey participants will visit the unique landscapes and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia the land of beautiful horses.

Highlights include: Goreme Open Air Museum, Dervent Valley, Paşabağ Valley

Lunch in a cave restaurant and dinner on a moonlight pool reception.

Overnight in Cappadocia.

Cappadocia Tour II

5. Day: Cappadocia Tour II

(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

Alumni Group Travel Turkey will have the second tour of Cappadocia. Today’s highlights: Kaymakli Underground City. The Christians hid from the armies of Rome and the raids of hostile tribes in these self sufficient cities in which there were halls for stocks of crop, barns, rooms, kitchens & ventilation channels. The second part of our Cappadocia Tour will include Uchisar Castle, Avcilar, and Pigeon Valley.

Lunch in a local restaurant and dinner in domed Dervish Caravansarai.

Overnight in Cappadocia.

Cappadoica to Olympos

6. Day: Cappadoica to Olympos

(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

Alumni Group Travel Turkey will depart for Olympos, the famous Greek Town dedicated to Goddesses.

Today group will have free time after arrival and check in the luxury tree houses called bungalow unique to Olympos.

Enjoy the beautiful beach of Olympos and get ready for a BBQ party.

Lunch and dinner in Olympos.

Overnight in Olympos.

Blue Cruise on Turkey Coasts

7. Day: Blue Cruise on Turkey Coasts

(Full Board on Cruise)

Today Alumni Group Travel Turkey will embark on a Turkish traditional yacht, called Gulet for a 3 day Blue Voyage.

Around 10:00 am Transfer from Olympos to Demre for shopping & banking.

A visit to the ancient city of Myra and St. Nicholas Church before boarding your yacht at Andriake harbour. Cruise to Pirates Cave for snorkeling, to Sunken City – sail over the ancient ruins of this World Heritage site, to Simena Castle - walk up to the top & witness a magical view over the Bay taking in the underwater Lycenian Tombs and across to the Sunken City.

Gokkaya Bay for the night: it’s party time at the nearby Island disco where you can meet up with the other cruising travelers for a night of dancing under the stars, or simply relax, sit back and chill out on your yacht. Overnight on the Boat.

Cruise to Kas

8. Day: Cruise to Kas

(Full Board on Cruise)

Alumni Group Travel Turkey will have breakfast at Yaglica Bay. Cruise to Kas harbour for lunch. Time to explore this small Turkish town for shopping and internet. And a cruise to Aquarium Bay for dinner and stay for the night.

Butterfly Valley Oludeniz

9. Day: Butterfly Valley Oludeniz

(Full Board on Cruise)

Wake up with views of the beautiful Butterfly Valley. After breakfast there is time for sunbathing, swimming and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Oludeniz – Europe’s most stunning beach & one of the best spots in the world for paragliding. Swim to the beach and there is also the option to paraglide. Anchor at St. Nicholas Island for the night. Optional walk up through the Island’s ruins to witness the spectacular sunset.

Fethiye to Pamukkale

10. Day: Fethiye to Pamukkale

(Breakdast-Lunch-Dinner)

Alumni Group Travel Turkey will have the last day of blue voyage in Turkey Coasts.

Breakfast at St. Nicholas Island. Cruise to Samanlik Bay for swimming & lunch, a visit of Tarzan’s Bay, arrive at Fethiye harbour around 14:00 p.m .two hours free time in Fethiye .

Alumni Group Travel will drive to Pamukkale. After Arriving to Pamukkale Check in to your hotel.Overnight in Pamukkale. ( A unique thermal hotel with hot spring water)

Lunch and Dinner in Pamukkale.

Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour

11. Day: Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour

(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

In Pamukkale we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, walking around this natural phenomenon gives you the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs that flow down from the calcium terraces.

Hierapolis ancient city has Ancient Age’s biggest necropol with a Cleopetra’s private swimming pool above the town.

After the tour drive to Kusadasi the touristic town of Aegean Coasts.

Overnight in Kusadasi.

Lunch and Dinner in Kusadasi.

Ephesus Tour

12. Day: Ephesus Tour

Alumni Group Travel Turkey will drive to Ephesus city, which we call it the Marble Poem of Aegea. One of the best preserved ancient ruins in the world.

Highlight: Ephesus Ancient City,Temple of Artemision,House of Virgin Mary,Basilica of St. John.

Lunch in Selcuk and Dinner at hotel in Kusadasi.

Kusadasi Free Day

13. Day: Kusadasi Free Day

(Breakfast-Dinner)

Alumni Group Travel Turkey participants will have a free day at leisure to enjoy the sea-sand-sun and beach in Kusadasi. Explore the town in small shops, cafes or try a Turkish Bath.

Group Dinner at hotel.

Overnight stay in Kuşadası.

Kusadasi to Istanbul

14. Day: Kusadasi to Istanbul

(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner/Night Show)

Alumni Group Travel Turkey participants will have a transfer to Izmir airport for domestic flight to Istanbul.

On arrival lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

Dinner will be served on a Bosphorus Cruise with night show and dance entertainment.

Overnight in Istanbul.

End Of Alumni Tour in Turkey

15. Day: End Of Alumni Tour in Turkey

(Breakfast)

Alumni Group Travel Turkey Tour is ending today, airport transfers will be provided to all participants

Note

WHAT IS INCLUDED:
• Return airport transfer services in Istanbul
• Accomodation in 4 star deluxe hotels
• Exclusive use of Turkish Private Cruise Gulet
• Exlusive use of private luxury bus
• All Tours and shore exsursions as described in program
• Travel Kits Package: list of readings, map and info kits
• Professional tour leader service
• Professional Lectures by region expert guides
• Entrance Ticket Costs
• Welcome wine reception
• Breakfasts-Lunches –Dinners
• BBQ Dinner in Olympos
• Turkish Night Dinner Show on Bosphorus Cruise
• Domestic Flight Izmir-Istanbul
• Luggage Services and local taxes
• Minimal accident and first aid services

NOT INCLUDED
• International flight
• Tips and personal expenses SIZE
• Available from 10 people to 200 people PERIOD
• 1st June- 1st September with Cruise

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