TA3403: 8 Day Classic Cultural Turkey Tour: Explore Western
& Central Anatolian Cities, Civilizations & Cultures: Cultural Heritage
Tour Turkey: Istanbul-Ankara-Acemhoyuk-Cappadocia: The Essential 8 Days
Day 1: Europe-Istanbul (Cultural Capital of Turkey)
Day 2: Istanbul – “This is Byzance” !
Day 3: Istanbul-The Capital of Civilisations
Day 4: Istanbul–Ankara–Lake Salt (Tuz Golu)–Archelais (Aksaray)
Day 5: Cappadocia- ‘The Land of Beautiful Horses’
Day 6: Cappadocia- The Holy Land of the Christianism
Day 7: Cappadocia – Whirling Dervishes of Hacibektas Veli– Ankara –
Day 8: Istanbul – A nostalgic day – Europa
Optional evening activities
TransAnatolie Tour: Multilingual Cultural Tour Provider and Operator.
Arrival in Istanbul. Welcome cocktail, sightseeing of the city, dinner
and overnight at the hotel.
Morning: discovery of the Golden Horn and Pierre Loti area. Visit of the
Ottoman Cemetery and the Eyüp Mosque. Walks on the Roman-Byzantine
city-walls and visit of the Chora church.
Lunch in a Turkish-Greek restaurant, next to the Roman Circus.
In the afternoon we pay a visit to the Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia: "The Holy
Church of Wisdom") and The Topkapi Palace Museum, and finish the day in
the Grand Bazaar. Free dinner and overnight at the hotel. i
Morning visit to the Hippodrom, Ibrahim Pascha Palace and Ethnografical
Museum. Then walk across the Sultan Ahmet Square and visit the famous
Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet MOsque). Lunch in a Mesopotamian restaurant
with a a special Turkish cuisine.
Afternoon: visit to the Egyptian and 2nd hand markets. Possibility to
affect a cruise on the Bosphorus. Stop in a leather manufacturer. Dinner
and overnight at the hotel.
Morning: depart from hotel to Ankra via the pittoresk road of the Black
Sea – the Euxine Sea. Discovery of the deserted landscapes of Central
Once in Ankara, visit to the Mausoleum of Atatürk and the Museum of
Turkish Revolution and Dardanelles. Lunch at the Ethnographical Museum
Konak of Zenger Pascha, located at the old part of the Ankara.
Afternoon: visit to the Anatolian Civilizations Museum, one of the top
points of our trip. After having driven along the Salt Lake, we arrive
in Aksaray-the Seljukian town from the Middle Age. Dinner and overnight.
Morning: visit of the Seljukian town Aksaray with its Pizz Tower and
Grand Mosque. We depart for Acemhöyük, the first capital of the Hittite
Empire and one of the three main Assyrian trading posts. Discovery of
the site through imperial palaces: Sarikaya-Hatiplar and the necropolis
of Enver Aribas. Strolls in the village, chat with Acemhöyük inhabitants
in typical Turkish village cafés.
Lunch by inhabitants or at the Townhouse.
Afternoon: relaxing ballad on the Melendiz Canyon through the Peristreme
Valley: Selime- Belisirma- Ihlara with its early Superstring churches
dated from the first period of Christianism. Agzikarahan on the Silk
road welcomes us with its camels and mules. Alevit Wine-tasting with
inhabitants of the underground City of Saratli. Dinner and overnight in
Morning: discovery of Cappadocia and its valleys: Dyns, Urgup, Uchisar,
Hunters and Göreme. Visit to the beautiful Church St John the Baptist in
Cavusin. Lunch at the hotel or in a countryside restaurant.
Afternoon: relaxing walk in the Rose Valley and visit to a
carpet-school. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
We still enjoy Cappadocia with stops to take pictures, short walks,
discovery of craft industries (onyx), and Pasabag, a part of the Zelve
Valley. Walk across the Red River and Venessa-Avanos to take pictures of
the typical houses. We also visit the monasteries of the Whirling
Dervishes in Hacibektas.
After having lunch along the route, we head towards Istanbul via
motorway. Diner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, some free time in Istanbul to enjoy the city at your
own pace until transfer time to the airport.
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Istanbul by Night with a ‘Son et Lumičre’ programme (from
May to September) with the visit to the Sulaymaniye Mosque
Evening with fishermen in Kumkapı + Istanbul by Night
Dinner with show in Cabaret Gar
Dinner with show in Caravanserail Night Club or at the
Galata towers, or by the Orient Huis
During the Cappadocia tour, a Turkish evening with
traditional dances and Mevlevi performance
Discovery of Cappadocia in hot air balloons
8 days-7 nights full pension
Transportation in Turkey
Lunches in traditional Turkish restaurants, one of the
best cuisine in the world.
All admission fees to the museums and sites mentioned
Return Flights Europa/Istanbul/Europa
Drinks and tips.
Turkey has a magnificent past, and is
a land full of archaeological, architectural, historical and cultural
treasures from thirteen successive
Ancient Anatolian Civilizations
spanning 10,000 years! Even if one spends only a short time in Turkey,
one gets by the Multi-lingual Cultural Tour Operator TransAnatolie Tour
the opportunity to discover and explore a lot of these cultural,
historical, archaeological, architectural and belief/biblical heritages
with specially designed superb itineraries and with high QoS.
Turkey is also a paradise of sun, sea,
sand, mountains, forests, lakes and natural thermal resorts to
practice Blue Cruise, Hobby Eco Nature & Wildlife Tourism as well as
From April to October, most places
in Turkey have an ideal climate that is perfect for relaxing on
sandy beaches or enjoying the tranquility of forests, mountains and
There is no doubt that one visit
will not be enough, and you would like to come back again and again
as you discover one extraordinary place after another. All of them,
no matter how different, have one thing in common: the friendly and
hospitable people of this unique country of civilizations.
Turkey offers, via TransAnatolie
Tour (Multilingual Cultural Tour Operator in Turkey and abroad), the
vacationer a complete change from the stress and routine of everyday
TransAnatolie Tour (Multi-Lingual
Cultural Tour Operator in Anatolia (Asia Minor) Turkey) is a leading provider
and operator of archaeological, historical, belief (biblical) and
cultural heritage tours and specialty travel with high Quality of
Service (QoS) concept.
The heart of TransAnatolie tourism spectrum
comprises organization, provision and operations of
(Biblical) Tours (holidays/trips/travels) in Turkey
(Sailing) along the wonderful Aegean and Mediterranean coasts of
Mini Tours (holidays/trips/travels)
Hobby Eco & Nature
Tours (holidays/trips/travels) to Turkey
Incentives, Workshops and Congress
Each TransAnatolie Tour itinerary
has been carefully planned, architected and designed by our
experienced tour program developers together with our outstanding
scholars around the world.
TransAnatolie Tours are executed in
five languages (Dutch, English, French, German and Turkish) with
high QoS concept by Tourism Professionals of valuable experience,
intelligence and high intellectual and social capacity.
TransAnatolie Tour executive and operations teams have been at the
cutting edge of international tour (holiday) operations and
specialty travel since 1990s, working with organizations,
universities and museums to provide unique travel experiences,
cultural and belief (biblical) tours (holidays/trips) to their
TransAnatolie has immersed travelers in Anatolia's most
fascinating ancient cultures and provided enriching travel
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