Turkey - Overview

Turkey is a modern country with a captivating blend of antiquity. We at Glorious Journey, promises an enchanted vacation with cities steeped in culture & art, nature, history, beaches, beautiful countryside and luxury beach resort. An overview of the mesmerizing mix of the familiar and exotic places to visit in Turkey – Ankara, Mardin, Konya, Antalya, Marmaris, Side, bodrum, Ephesus, Cappadocia, Istanbul, dalyan, manavgat, Urgup, Alacati, Kemer, Kusadasi, Blue Lagoon, the library of celsus, Pamukkale, Castle of St Peter, Safranbolu houses, Mount Nemrut, Sumela, Monastery, Troy and much more to visit.



Welcome to Turkey ! Please proceed to domestic section for your internal flight to Cappadocia.We meet you at the airport in Kayseri and transfer to your hotel.Check in process and free time at lesuire. Overnight in Cappadocia.(Dinner – Local Turkish Restaurant, No Indian Restaurant at Cappadocia)


Breakfast at the hotel,departure from the hotel for Full Day Goreme City Tour.Firstly, you will stop to take photos at Uc Guzeller which are famed fairy chimneys in Cappadocia. Next, visit to DEVRENT VALLEY has various types of fairy chimneys. Among these are those with caps, cones, mushroom like forms pillar and pointed rocks.We will take a walk through this amazing valley. Then, you will visit PASABAGLARI (MONK'S VALLEY) where you will see many fairy chimneys with multiple stems and caps can be found here, this style being unique to this area. A chapel dedicated to St. Simeon and a hermit's shelter is built into one such fairy chimney with three heads. After visiting Pasabag, we will drive to AVANOS which is known for the pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period. The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak river. The Kizilirmak, which divides Avanos into two, is Anatolia's longest river. And we will have a rest to have lunch in a local restaurant. After having lunch, we will proceed to GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM where this religious education was started. You will visit the churhces, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimmeys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on the walls. Before we take you to your hotels, we will have a rest to take some photos in UCHISAR CASTLE and ESENTEPE. Than,you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at Local Turkish Restaurant, No Indian Restaurant at Cappadocia)


Breakfast at the hotel and transferred to Kayseri Airport for your flight to Istanbul.Upon arrival Istanbul Atatürk Airport and transfer to your hotel. Free day at lesuire on your own.Lunch excluded. Overnight in Istanbul (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at Local Indian Restaurant)


Breakfast at the hotel and free time.In the afternoon; meet the guide at the lobby of your hotel for Half Day Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise & Pierre Lotti Hill Tour.You will first visit the Pierre Loti Hill with using cable car. You will have Panoromic Golden Horn Tour by bus. You take the boat and cruise for 90 minutes. The boat goes by the shores of Bosphorus while your guide specialist on Bosphorus will explain you everything en route. You will see the views of Dolmabahçe Palace, Leanders Tower, two suspension bridges, Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, beautiful mansions by the shores of Bosphorusand finally we disembark near the Spice Bazaar and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at Local Indian Restaurant)


Breakfast at the hotel and than meet the guide at the lobby of your hotel for Full Day Istanbul Classics and Highlights Tour.You will begin the day with Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organised by the Romans and Byzantines. Blue Mosque-the only mosque with six minarets and its surroundings will be our next place to visit. Next, you will see the German Fountain - a gift of Kaiser Wilhelm 2. And listen the stories of his liaison with the orient. Hagia Sophia - The Church of Divine Wisdom is the highlight of this day. Following the visits your guide will take you the Grand Bazaar for demonstration of Turkish Handicrafts..Than,Topkapı Museum is the big one...the most important museum of Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula. It is an incomparably rich treasure-chest, brimming with things of historical importance. First, second, third and fourth courtyards; the Audience Hall, Divan-the High Court, Historical Kitchens, Royal Stables, the Treasury, gardens, kiosks…Probably the best commentary on Ottoman History, art and its culture is simply to come direct to the First Courtyard of this amazing Palace. End of the tour,come back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul (Breakfast, Lunch at Local Turkish Restaurant & Dinner at Local Indian Restaurant)


Breakfast at hotel and free time till departure. Hotel check-out latest at 12:00am.Our coach will be meet you at the hotels lobby and transfer you to Atatürk Airport for your flight back home. (Breakfast)