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Highlights of the tour

  • A complete all inclusive value for money tour with maximum quality sightseeing and minimum travelling time.
  • Stay in conveniently located & comfortable hotels throughout your holiday.
  • Daily buffet breakfast at hotels.
  • Vegetarian / non-vegetarian local lunches as specified in the Itinerary.
  • Indian / Local - vegetarian / non-vegetarian dinners included.
  • Stay 02 nights in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Visit Topkapi palace, Grand covered bazaar St. Sophia, Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue. Mosque,Spice market in Istanbul.
  • Stay 02 nights in the unique Cappadocia region.
  • Visit to Kaymakli Underground City, the natural citadel of Uchisar, Goreme open-Air Museum, Visits to Pasabag Valley and Avonos Village.
  • Visit Carpet Atelier in Cappadocia.
  • Stay 02 nights in the coastal, scenic Kusadasi.
  • Visit the Cotton Fortress in Pamukkale.
  • Visit house of Virgin Mary, Ephesus, ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, Fantastic Greco-Roman Theatre and Basilica of St. John.
  • Services of a professional, friendly, multi-lingual and experienced Tour Manager travelling with you throughout your tour.

Itinerary

Arrive Istanbul. Enjoy the Bosphorous Cruise.

On arrival in Istanbul, partake in a delicious local lunch.
After Lunch proceed for a cruise along the Bosphorus, the winding strait separating Europe & Asia. Along the shores there is a delightful mix of the past and the present, as well as the grand splendour and quaint beauty of the ancient wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses and small fishing villages.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight in Istanbul. (LL,D)

Guided city tour of Istanbul – Visit Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Spice Market.

Enjoy breakfast in your hotel and proceed on a full day tour of the Old city. Start with the Topkapi Palace, an Ottoman rulers palace complex. Thereafter visit the famous Grand Covered Bazaar (closed on Sundays) dating back to 15th century. It covers over 4,000 shops under one roof. Visits Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Byzantine Hippodrome, in which stand the obelisk brought from Egypt by Theodosius and the Serpent Column taken from Delphi by Constantine. Also visit the Blue Mosque (closed to visit on Friday mornings due to Friday Pray) (SEE FROM OUTSIDE ONLY),

Pls note, Blue Mosque will be under renovation for around 2 years. Due, to which it will be visited from outside only,
which has six minarets and a middle dome of 109 feet. Hunt for local spices at the Spice Market.

Enjoy an Indian dinner tonight.
Overnight in Istanbul. (B, LL, D)

Onto Cappadocia.

Wake up to a relaxed breakfast and then check out. Later proceed to airport for your flight to Cappadocia. On arrival at Kayseri Airport, drive to the mysterious Cappadocia.
Later, Check in and relax at the hotel.

Enjoy lunch.
Enjoy dinner in the comforts of your hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia. (B,LL,LD)

City sights of Cappadocia. Visit Carpet Atelier, Kaymakli Underground City, Uchisar, Goreme Open – Air Museum and Pasabag Valley.

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for sightseeing in this unique corner of the world. Morning visit to the carpet atelier and witness a demo carpet weaving demonstration. After local lunch visit the Goreme Open Air Museum and Citadel of Uchisar. Visit the Kaymakli Underground City, Pigeon Valley and Avanos Region. Also watch local artisans sculpt traditional plates and kilims at the ceramics centre.

Enjoy dinner in your hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia. (B,LL,LD)

Onto Izmir and drive to Kusadasi. Visit Ephesus.

After breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir. A short drive brings you to the house of Virgin Mary. Visit Ephesus, and see the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the fantastic Greco-Roman Theatre and Basilica of St. John. Enjoy Lunch. Drive to Kusadasi. Check in to the hotel.
The rest of the evening is free at leisure.

Enjoy a local dinner in your hotel.
Overnight in Kusadasi. (B,LL,LD)

Visit Pamukkale Cotton Fortress. See City of Hierapolis.

After breakfast at the hotel drive to Pamukkale for full-day tour. Visit Pamukkale Cotton Fortress with its travertine and ancient City of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. After a Local lunch return back to Kusadasi.

Enjoy Dinner.
Overnight in Kusadasi (B,LL,LD)

Farewell !

Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and proceed to the airport at for your flight back home. Kindly make your own arrangement if you are unable to join this departure due to your flight timings. Return home with wonderful memories of your tour. (B)

Tour Cost & Date

Land Cost
Per Person on Twin Sharing US$ 1199.00
Single Supplement US$ 400.00
DEPARTURE DATES 2022
Mar
22
Apr
15
May
02
June
02, 23
July
09
August
11
September
08
October
13

NOTE

  • Tour starts in Istanbul on the above mentioned dates. There could be possibility of flight departure on the previous evening.
  • On certain departure dates the itinerary may be operated in reverse order. However, all services and inclusions will remain the same.
  • Tour info

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEINGS & EXCURSIONS
    TURKEY
    Istanbul
    • Visit Topkapi Palace
    • Visit Grand Covered Bazaar
    • Visit Hagia Sophia, Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque
    • Visit the Spice Market
    • Enjoy a cruise along the Bosphorus
    Cappadocia
    • Visits a carpet atelier and a ceramics centre
    • Visit the Goreme Open-Air Museum, Citadel of Uchisar, Kaymakli Underground City,
    • Visit Pigeon Valley and the Avanos region
    Kusadasi
    • Tour to Ephesus.
    • Visit to House of Virgin
    Pamukkale
    • Visit Pamukkal Cotton Fortress.
    • See the Nekropol and Heirapolis

    ACCOMMODATION

    • 02 nights' accommodation at the Hotel Ramada Plaza or similar in Istanbul
    • 02 nights' accommodation at Hotel Ramada in Cappadocia
    • 02 nights' accommodation at Hotel Ramada Resort by Wyndham in Kusadasi

    MEALS, WATER

    • Daily breakfast at the hotel.
    • Local /Indian vegetarian/non vegetarian lunches.
    • Local/Indian vegetarian/non vegetarian dinner.
    • Two 500 ml water bottles per person per day.

    TAXES

    • Currently applicable hotel tax in Greece and VAT in Turkey

    TIPS & PORATGE & BAGS

    • Tips to Driver & Local Guide.
    • Porterage 1 Bag (20kg) per person at Hotels.

    TRANSFERS

    • All transfers will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach.
    • Economy class flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
    • Economy class flight from Cappadocia to Izmir

    TOUR MANAGER

    • Services of a professional and experienced tour manager or a local representative throughout your tour.

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Cost of International/Internal Air Tickets.
    • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team. The same is subject to availability of seats & class for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at the time of booking.
    • Cost of Transfer: The individual arrival & departure transfer in case you are not arriving / departing as per group ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE timings.
    • Cost of visas to travel on the tour.
    • Medical/ Travel insurance.
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels, cruise shore excursion and any type of beverages in cruise etc. Anything not specified under inclusions.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’
    • Departure taxes except where included.

    IMPORTANT

    • All tours will be operated subject to a minimum of 25 full paying passengers traveling together. In case there are less than 25 full paying passengers the clients will be given an option of travelling on another departure date.
    • Check for detail cancellation rules in our booking form.
    • Updating of Mileage is subject to Airlines terms & conditions in group fare.
    • We request the airlines for your preferred seats however this is as per their policy and at their discretion to confirm the same.
    • Keeping in view of Luggage compartment of coach & Internal Flight regulations, we strongly recommend you to carry only medium size Bag of 20kg and 1 carryon bag of 5 kg per person.
    • The dates and granting of Visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned consulate. Air Tours Holidays are not responsible for granting of visas and are only a facilitator in the visa application process and any situations arises out of delay in granting visa by the consulate/embassy.

    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

    • USA Citizen : Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) Turkey Visa required
    • Green Card Holders: Single Entry Turkey Visa
    • Indian National: Single Entry Turkey Visa
    • Note: Cost of the above mentioned visa is not included in your tour price.
    • The Schengen visa is valid for travel into Greece.

    Points to be noted

    • Air Tours shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any delay in flights or change in Schedule by the airline and any situations arising out of the same.
    • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms/coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Air Tours will not be liable for the same.
    • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
    • Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passengers.
    • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.
    • For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary, however all the other services will remain the same.
    • The Tour Cost is combination of all the arrangement and hence cannot be calculated on individual service basis. Tour cost is one component and not calculated on individually.
    • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case any of the guest cancel the reservations sharing room together.
    • Air Tours will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline.
    • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.

    BOOKING TERMS AND CANCELLATION POLICY

    All services such as Airline seats/Hotels accommodation/ground transportation for group tours are pre-blocked well in advance. We are liable to pay penalties to all our suppliers/vendors if these services are releases within the below mentioned time frame. If circumstances make you cancel the tour, the cancellation must be intimate to us in writing. Such cancellation will attract the following cancellation charges:

    Non – Refundable deposit to book your tour US$ 500 Per Person
    Full payment to be made 60 days prior to departure
    Cancellation of Tour due to border closure in Origin or Destination, 60 days prior to Departure date Administrative Fees US$ 100 per person
    Cancellation between 59 – 45 days prior to departure 30% of the total tour cost per person
    Cancellation between 44 – 30 days prior to departure 60% of the total tour cost per person
    Cancellation between 29 – 15 days prior to departure 75% of the total tour cost per person
    Cancellation 14 Days till Tour date 100% of Total Tour cost Per Person

    Mandatory travel requirements:

    Keeping in view the safety of all travellers and as per the requirement of various countries, only people who have completed both the vaccinations at least 14 days before the travel date will be allowed on the tour

    Cancellation due to Border Closures:

    In case we are unable to operate a tour due to Border Closure, Airtours Holidays LLC will refund the deposit amount after deducting the administrative fees of USD 100 per person. In the event that the entire tour cost has been paid by you and we in turn have paid our overseas tour operators, after which the tour gets cancelled due to Border Closure, then it is possible that we are not able to get the amount back, then we will try and get the refund or a credit note for a later travel date. Any loss due to the exchange rate will affect the refund amount

    The company reserves the right to cancel any tour prior to the departure, without assigning any reason. All monies paid by you will be fully refunded in USD only, and no compensation will be payable. In case of cruises, 100% of the cruise cost paid will be forfeited in case of any cancellations irrespective of time of cancellation. The company cannot assume responsibility for any fees relating to the issuance and / or cancellation of air tickets or other arrangements not done through the company. Single Room Supplement Charges will be applicable in case any of the client cancels the booking of sharing the room together.

    Single Room Supplement Charges will be applicable in case any of the client cancels the booking of sharing the room together.

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