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Highlights: Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, German Fountain, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Topkapı Palace, Caferağa Medrese, Soğukçeşme Street, Hagia Irene Church (From Outside)

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Price includes: guiding, museum entrances, lunch and transportation

Special Note: Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Monday and Topkapı Palace Museum is closed on Tuesdays. They will be replaced with Chora Museum. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and it will be replaced with Spice Bazaar.

This tour is a must in Istanbul. You will begin the day with the Roman Hippodrome, where the chariot races were organized 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. 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. Next place to see is Hagia Irene Church (from outside). Our final places of interest are Caferağa Medrese and Soğukçeşme Street. To see these things with a great guide...well, you will never be quite the same again.

70.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 15 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 15, Participants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Highlights: Bosphorus Cruise ( 90 Minutes ), RUSTEM PASHA MOSQUE, SPICE BAZAAR, GOLDEN HORN SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH BUS

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Price includes: guiding, transportation and Bosphorus Cruise 90 minutes ( By Public Boat )

This is alternative Bosphorus Cruise for travelers that limited time in İstanbul. You will first visit the Spice Bazaar where your guide explains the miracle of the herbs and spices! We visit Rüstem Pasha Moscue and then have a sightseeing tour for 90 minutes. The boat goes by the shores of bosphorus while your guide specialist on Bosphorus will explain you everything on route. You will see the views of Dolmabahçe Palace, Leander Tower, two suspension bridges, Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, beautiful mansions by the shores of Bosphorus and finally we desembark near the Spice Bazaar. Passangers willing to continue our full day tour will disembark in Üsküdar.

35.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 15 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 15, Participants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Highlights: Phaeton Ride, Splendid Hotel, Wooden Houses, Three Hours Boat Trip

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Price includes: guiding, museum entrances, lunch and transportation

Büyükada, literally “Big Island” in Turkish, is the original Princes’ Island which is the largest and most populated of the Princes’ Islands. Büyükada was used as an exile destination and as a monastery region during the Byzantine Christian period. During the Byzantium history the island was also used as a prison for those who were opposing the Emperor. It was Büyükada where the Byzantine empresses Irene, Zoe and Anna Dalassena were sent on exile. After his deportation from the Soviet Union in February 1929, Leon Trotsky also stayed for four years on Büyükada. We see mansions, palaces, churches, convents and much more... At the and of the tour we will take the ferry and be back to the city and then drive back to your hotel.

70.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 15 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 15, Participants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Highlights: Cercle D'orient, Britsih Consulate, French Consulate, St. Antony Church, Armenian&Greek&Catholic Churches, Galatasaray High School

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Price includes: guiding, museum entrances, lunch and transportation

Istiklal Street is the liveliest and the most colorful street of Istanbul. The street has been pedestrianized since 1988 and for over 150 years has been the center of the nightlife of the city. Hundreds of bars and clubs shake this downtown area in the evenings. During daylight, İstiklal is home to many historical embassy buildings, fancy hotels, apartment buildings, streets, theaters, restaurants, shops. Our tour begins in the heart of Istanbul - the Taksim Square. You will stroll on the exiting little side streets of Istiklal Street, sit in one of the intriguing coffee shops and talk with your guide, see the amazing Embassy buildings, visit Armenian and Romaic churches, ancient districts, impressive walkways and much more.

70.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 15 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 15, Participants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Highlights: Ocakbaşı, Meyhane, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street, Turkish Coffee, Kebab, Turkish Tea, İşkembe (Tripe) Soup, Kokoreç (Sheep Intensense)

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Price includes: Guiding, transportation, kebabs, starters, simit, local drinks (limited), tripe soup, tea, Turkish coffee, Turkish Traditional Live Music.

No touristic places - but you will see much more than that! We will take you where ‘real people’ go to dine in a ‘Turkish Way’. You will see and have a chance to meet local people having fun with their friends. We start the evening in a traditional ‘Simit Bakery’. Simit is a bread roll, which is covered with grape molasses and sesame seeds. We take our simits and visit one of the local kıraathane’- which literally means reading rooms-but-in reality is a coffee shop with lots of men with mustaches playing cards or backgammon! After having traditional Turkish tea in a traditional tea glasses we visit another traditional place: Ocakbaşı-which is a traditional self-service barbecue restaurant where you sit by the fire and grill your kebabs, along with glass of Turkish Raki of course! We continue our gourmet journey passing, seeing and sniffing by some Turkish Restaurants. Finally, we end up in a Meyhane – a traditional Tavern where you taste ‘Meze’, drink ‘Rakı’ and listen to live Turkish Music performed by Gipsy Musicians. Well if you think that is it for the night, you are wrong! We will offer you a traditional ‘İşkembe Çorbası’, which is a ‘Tripe Soup’- the same way Turks complete their evening after being sated with ‘Turkish Rakı’… And of course no Turkish Night is ‘a complete’ without tasting the ‘Türk Kahvesi’-Turkish Coffee. Sounds tasty huh! And to give it quality, you will be escorted by a Professional guide who will explain to you everything that you will need to know.

75.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 15 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 15, Participants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Highlights: Coffee Making Course(With Certificate) in a Coffee Shop, Coffee Tasting in Oldest Coffee House of Istanbul, Spice Bazaar, Ottoman Coffee Storage, Oldest Coffee Shop of Istanbul, Turkish Delight Tasting in Oldest Historical Delight Shop (Hacıbekir), Kurukahvedji inn.

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Price includes: Guiding, transportation, coffee, Turkish delight

Coffee is national drink of Turkey that has a long historical tradition. Its story began in Egypt, where the Ottomans brought the first coffee beans to Istanbul in 1519. The first coffee shops were open some 30 years later in Eminönü district. There were prohibiton decrees by some Ottoman Sultans. Our tour begins with a Turkish coffee making course where participants will get certificate et the end. Afterwards the tour will continue with the historical “Coffee Route” – where we will have coffee and some Turkish delight tasting in this historical venues.Tiny streets, historical walkways, intriguing old bazaars, Ottoman coffee storages. And a guide that will exhilarate the past and make your day valuable is the event of this day!

50.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 15 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 15, Participants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Highligts: Upon Request CARPETS, JEWELLERY, LEATHER, SILVER, BRASS

Price includes: Guiding, transportation,

The Grand Bazaar is a place where you can find practically anything you are after here, from souvenirs, nargiles, crockery, clothes, jeweler, etc. and it is the most fantastic shopping experience in the world. Is your carpet authentic and handmade? Is your jewelry a real jewel? Is your antiquity real and legal to be taken outside of Turkey? Is your leather purchase a genuine one? Your guide expert on carpets, kilims, jewelry, antiquities, and leather will assist you to a store where the best quality handmade rugs are sold for the lowest price and will take you to the most reputable leather shop, the most decent antiquity store and to a store where you can purchase your jewelry with no doubt. We will help you the skill of bargaining and guarantee that whatever you will purchase will be authentic, original, and real.

30.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 15 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 15, Participants will be included regular tour groups

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

ITINERARY:

Pick up from your hotel at 05:30am. and you will be transferred to the airport to catch 07:00am. flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to Selcuk to join full day tour of the Ephesus Ancient City and the House of Virgin Marry. You will visit Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any Visit in Turkey. After lunch we will visit House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. After the tour, you will be transferred tor the İzmir Airport to catch night flight to İstanbul. Upon your arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Tour Price includes:

  • Round trip flight tickets
  • Professional guidance
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Airport Transfers

Tour Price excludes:

  • Personel expences
  • Tips (optional)
  • Dinner

375.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 10 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 10, Paticipants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

ITINERARY:

You will be picked up from your hotel at 04:30 to catch 06:55 flight to Kayseri. Upon your arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to Cappadocia. Tour Start from Devrent Valley ( Imagination Valley), spectacular fairy chimneys and beautiful land scapes. After Devrent valley, we will visit Pasabag( known as monk valley) where double and triple headed rock formation. Lunch at Avanos, famous for pottery and Red river ( Kızılırmak). After lunch, you will visit Goreme open air museum which heart of Cappadocia. Goreme open air museum famous for wall painting, dates back to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. The last stop will be Uchisar castle, natural and one of the biggest mass fairy chimney of the region. After the tour you will be transferred to the Kayseri Airport to catch 19:20 flight back to Istanbul. Upon you arrival to Istanbul, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Tour Price includes:

  • Round trip flight tickets
  • Professional guidance
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Airport Transfers

Tour Price excludes:

  • Personel expences
  • Tips (optional)
  • Beverages
  • Dinner

375.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 10 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 10, Paticipants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Pick-up: 05:30, Hotels pick-up

Tour ends: 21:00, Hotels

Highlights: Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Pirene, Miletus, Didyma

Price include: Flights, private bus during tours, tour guide, museum entrance fees, lunches, accommodation in 4 star hotel and breakfasts and dinners

Price exclude: Personal expenses, dinner, tips.

Description:

Day 1: Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary's House Tour: You will meet with your guide by the lobby of your hotel at 05:30 to catch the flight to Izmir Airport at 07:00 am. Upon your arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to Selcuk for full day Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary´s House Tour. You will visit Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any Visit in Turkey. After lunch we will visit House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. Return to the hotel about 16.30. Accommodation in Kusadasi.

Day 2 : Pamukkale Travertenies and Hierapolis Ancient City Tour: Pick up from your hotel at 08:00 and we will visit Pamukkale Travertenies and Hierapolis Ancient City which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called ´Cotton Castle´ in Turkish. We stop on the way a t a 4 star hotel for lunch and swimming thermal red waters. Then Visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the highlights of the site. There shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath. Return to the hotel about 17.30. Accommodation in Kusadasi.

Day 3: Prine, Miletus and Didyma Ancient Cities Tour: Pick up from the hotel about 09.00 and drive to Priene. This was once a harbour city but is now located 16 km inland from the sea on the hills of the Mykale Mountain. It has many examples of Hellenic art and architecture. The theatre in Priene is one of the most beautiful ones from The Hellenic World. The Athena Polias Temple was reconstructed by Alexander The Great as a gift to the city. After Priene, you will depart for Miletos. Visit the ancient city of Miletus which once was one of the biggest cities in Anatolia. It was located on the trade routes and it was for this reason that it became very prosperous and had many colonies. Lunch break and then visit to Didyma. This was not a city but a temple dedicated to Apollon. It was once one of the biggest temples in the Hellenic World. After tour you will transfered to Izmir Airport to catch the flight at 19:05. You will be met at the airport and directly transfered to your hotel in Istanbul.

650.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 10 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 10, Paticipants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.

Pick-up: 05:30, Hotels pick-up

Tour ends: 21:00, Hotels

Highlights: Flight to Kayseri, Cappadocia, Urgup, Avanos, Goreme

Price include: Flights, private bus during tours, tour guide, museum entrance fees, lunches, accommodation in 4 star hotel and breakfasts and dinners.

Price exclude: Personal expenses, tips.

Description:

Day 1: You will meet with your guide by the lobby of your hotel at 05:30 to catch the flight to Kayseri Airport at 07:00 am. At Nevşehir airport, you will be met and drive to Devrent Valley where the geographical formations remind a place of another planet. Then in Pasabagi, you ll take a stroll between the amazing fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. From there, driving to Avanos to have lunch. After having the lunch you leave from Avanos to see the most beautiful examples of Byzantine art in Goreme Open Air Museum. Then you ll drive to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the region, where you will have a fabulous panoramic view over Cappadocia. Then return to the hotel about 17.30. (lunch on the tour) - Accommodation in Cappadocia.

Day 2 : Pick up time is at 09.30 am for a tour on a 4 km hike through the Rose Valley visiting the churches. Afterwards visit the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch in Pigeons Valley and then continue to see the marvel of construction that is the Kaymakli Underground City. You will also visit the Ortahisar Natural Rock Castle. Accommodation in Cappadocia.

Day 3: Pick up time is at 09:30 from your hotel. The tour start from Derinkuyu underground city, deepest underground city of region. After Derinkuyu, you will explore Ihlara valley and melendiz river. Ihlara is famous hiking place of region. After 4 km hiking lunch over Melendiz river. You will taste local foods, cooked by local peoples. Last place is Selime cathedral, wonderfull and huge fairy chimney. After the tour, you will transfered to Nevşehir Kayseri aitport to catch the flight to Istanbul. You will meet with the driver in Istanbul Ataturk airport and you will be transfered to your hotel.

580.00 EUR (V.A.T. included) / per person

Special Note: Minimum 10 participants are required for private bus tour. If the group is less than 10, Paticipants will be included regular tour groups.

Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.


Please send e-mail to icame2016@kongresistemi.com for reservation request.