10D 7N TURKEY DELIGHT BY MAHAN AIR

ANKARA / CAPPADOCIA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE / KUSADASI / CANAKKALE / ISTANBUL

TRAVEL ITINERARY & SCHEDULE
DAY 1 KUALA LUMPUR ✈ ANKARA
MEAL ON BOARD

  • Assemble at Kuala Lumpur International Airport for your flight to Ankara, capital city of Turkey.

DAY 2 ANKARA – (309km) CAPPADOCIA
LUNCH / DINNER

  • Ataturk Mausoleum - is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder also first President of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Ankara Castle - (Pass by) overlooking the view of the castle.
  • Salt Lake - Called Tatta in antiquity, is a closed-end lake surrunded by plateaus. He sources that feed the lake are insufficient, the river Melendiz and River Pecenekozu.
  • Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 3 CAPPADOCIA
HOTEL BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

  •      Turkey’s Handmade Craft & Turkish Carpet weaving course 
  •      Pigeon Valley - Great photo spot where we will see the valley of Goreme with bird eye view
  •      Goreme Valley - Fascinating fairy chimneys at Goreme, Cappadocia.
  •      Uchisar “Castle” Village - A fantasy-land of strange and wonderful works of man and nature.
  •      Esentepe Hill and Fairy Chimneys Valley - Moon landscape of Cappadocia, where you will be able to see fairy chimneys valley.
  •      Avanos Pottery Village - Set on the banks of the Kizilirmak (Red River). Local people made their hand made potteries.
  •      Underground City - Once a place of refuge for 15000 Christians. Witness the ancient bedrooms, church, meeting hall and food storage rooms in this eight-storey city connected by 30km of corridors and passageways.
  •      Turquoise & Onyx Handmade Store - Name given by Marco Polo which means color of Turks. We will see handmade onyx and turquoise arts. 
  • Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

Suggestion Optional Experience :

1. Hot Air Balloon - USD 230 per person

2. Jeep Safari - USD100 per person

**Subject to weather permits.

DAY 4 CAPPADOCIA – (236km) KONYA – (396km) PAMUKKALE
HOTEL BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

  •       Ancient Caravanserai (Tepesi Delikhan) - it is an 700 years old ancient caravanserai.
  • Melvana Celaleddin-i Rumi - Which used to be the cloister for Mevlevi Dervishes. Mevlana was a philosopher and mystic of Islam, but not a Muslim of the orthodox type. His doctrine advocates unlimited tolerance, positive reasoning, goodness, charity and awareness through love. To him and to his disciples all religions are more or less truth. Looking with the same eye on Muslim, Jew and Christian alike, his peaceful and tolerant teaching has appealed to men of all sects and creeds.
  • Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.

DAY 5 PAMUKKALE – (190km) KUSADASI
HOTEL BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

  •       Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) & Hierapolis Ancient City - Visit the extensive ruins of Hierapolis- known for its thermal baths and health centre. Thereafter, see “Cotton Castle” or Pamukkale’s magical and unique terraces & castles created by deposits of white limestone from thermal springs.
  • Ephesus Ancient City - one of the world’s most outstanding archaeological sites. Walk in its well-preserved marble streets to the Library of Celsius, the Odeon, Grand Theatre, Temple of Hadrian, Roman Bath etc.
  • Artemis Temple - One of the ancient wonders of the world.
  • Turkish Delight & Apple Tea - You will have a free time to enjoy Turkish made local products.
  • Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. 

DAY 6 KUSADASI – (403km) CANAKKALE
HOTEL BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

  •      Leather Outlet Shopping Center & Fashion Show - We start our day with an upbeat fashion show showcasing high quality leather products made in Turkey
  • Bergama Town Center - it Is a populour district, we will see the town center and local people living area and we will also get a chance to take a photos of Acropolis from a distance, Acropolis is an architecrural masterpiece that is perched on the city’s highest point.
  • Troy Hollywood Wooden Horse - In pier city center. Once we reach there, we will be greeted by the huge replica of a wooden Trojan horse, it is a vivid reminder of the ancient Trojan war.
  • Dinner and overnight in Canakkale.

DAY 7 CANAKKALE – (408km) ISTANBUL
HOTEL BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

  •        Gallipoli Peninsula (Pass by), Today Gallipoli are protected landscapes covered in pine forest, it is a place where the first war of the world held. We will witness the peninsula while we are crossing the Asia side of Turkey.
  • Bosphorous Cruise Tour - You will be able to soak in the sights and sounds of Turkey’s Asia and Europe sector as you cruise through this water channel that is the very beat of life in Istanbul.
  • Istiklal Street & Taksim Square –  It is the beating heart of the city, the three million people that pass it every day, can make it rather challenging to traverse. It serves as a microcosm of Istanbul itself and although chains and fast food joints are starting to edge out more old-fashioned shops, there’s still traces of old Istanbul here.
  • Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 8 ISTANBUL
HOTEL BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER

  •       Istanbul City Walls (Pass By), it boasts several impressive castles a fortification. Massive walls of ancient Constantinople, built by the Emperor Theodosius II over 1500 years ago, are in many places still standing.
  • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque) - A 16th century’s religious center and the only mosque in Istanbul with 6 minarets.
  • Hippodrome Square - Where horse carriage and gladiator fights took place during the Byzantian Empire. It is decorated today with an Egyptian Column, Serpentane Column.
  • Hagia Sophia Museum - A unique combination of Christianity and Islam religion in the same holding place.
  • Topkapi Palace Museum – A museum palace with a wide collection of Porcelains, Treasuries, religious collect peace. It is the first Great Imperial Palace of Ottoman Dynasty.
  • Enjoy your shopping spree at Grand Bazaar or Spice Market - Which has more than 4000 shops selling local products handicrafts.
  • Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 9 ISTANBUL ✈ KUALA LUMPUR
BREAKFAST / MEAL ON BOARD

  • After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight home bringing sweet memories and many souvenirs.

DAY 10 ARRIVE KUALA LUMPUR

  • Arrive Kuala Lumpur. Home Sweet Home !

Remarks: If The place of visit is closed will replace with an alternative. During major events, accommodation may not be in the city as mentioned. Sequence of itinerary to change without prior notice.


PACKAGE INCLUSIVE
Return economy air fare.
Airport Taxes (Subject to changes).
Tours and sightseeing entrance fees as specified in the itinerary.
Meals as per itinerary.
Tipping for Tour guide and Driver.
Complimentary Travel Bag.
PACKAGE EXCLUDES
Porterage service at hotel and airport.
Personal Expenses and other items not mentioned in the program.
Any other entrance fees and extra meals & drink not mentioned in the program.
Excess baggage fees.
Travel insurance.
PACKAGE OPTIONAL CHILD ADULT
Hot Air Balloon USD230 per person (Subject to weather permits) - -
Jeep Safari Tour in Cappadocia USD100 per person - -
Whirling Dervish & Mapping Show USD55 per person - -
Belly Dance Show USD55 per person - -