7 DAYS “WOMAN ARTS” TOUR

599 EURO

7 DAYS “WOMAN ARTS” TOUR

 7 Days ''Woman Arts'' Tour 
Highlights
This tour has everything the title stands for. From the European..

 7 Days ''Woman Arts'' Tour 
Highlights
This tour has everything the title stands for. From the European Cultural Capital to the Aegean gem of Kusadasi plus the wonder as the perfect Cotton Castle of Pamukkale. You will see much attraction and take your stand in great activities throughout the tour.

Day 1: Istanbul - Arrival Day
Welcome to Turkey, arrival in Istanbul. Transfer from the airport and check in to your hotel and have some rest. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul City Tour - Turkish Cooking Lesson
After a morning orientation, sightseeing tour of Istanbul, you will participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: preparing lunch which you will enjoy! After lunch, visit TOPKAPI PALACE. The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE: Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME: Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3: Istanbul City Tour - Belly Dancing and Folklore Class
Pick up at 08:30 am from your hotel for the day tour of the old Istanbul city. Visit ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. Visit the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme, and every other conceivable herb and spice. After the Tour return to the hotel for a rest. In the evening we depart for your Belly dancing and folklore class. This will be a very memorable class learning belly dancing techniques and folklore dance. You will learn the special moves and how to get the attention of the audience. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4: Istanbul, Bosphorus Cruise - Istanbul to Izmir and Kusadasi
After breakfast depart for the Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08.30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including the Egyptian Bazaar. The Bosphorus Cruise is a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant. After lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for a domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from the airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5: Ephesus Tour - Tour of Village Sirince - Textiles and fruit wine tasting
After breakfast at 08.30, we will depart one of the best-preserved ancient ruins in the world. A visit to Ephesus - once the commercial center of the ancient world - is a highlight of any visit to Turkey. After the Ephesus tour departs for Sirince Village. Visit the beautiful village of Sirince and the ruins of 42 churches, the suggested birthplace of the Virgin Mary. Today we will go to Sirince Village to see locals making handmade textiles. The textiles that we will see include carpets, Kilims, clothing, and Homewares such as pillow covers. You will see, firsthand, the ancient techniques used by the Turkish women to make these intricate styles and patterns that are famous to Turkey and the local region. Sirince is also very famous for its many different varieties of fruit wine. We will have a chance to enjoy some of these wines at the local wineries. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6: Pamukkale Tour
At 08:30am we depart for Pamukkale. On the way, we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region. We then arrive at Pamukkale for lunch. Afterward, we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 7: Pamukkale to Istanbul
After breakfast, we depart to Denizli airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul, from where you will make your way home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future on one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing us.

Included services:
- Guided city tour
- Professional English - speaking tour guides
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non - smoking coach
- Airport transfers
- 7  breakfasts
- Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul airport
- 1 cooking class 
- 1 Wine Tasting
- Airport transfer to Denizli airport

Excluded services:
- International flights
- Domestic flights
- Insurance: All types
- Turkey entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the included section