Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
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Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention

PRE & POST TOURS

DAILY EPHESUS TOUR
Upon arrival in Izmir airport, we will drive to Selcuk where the ruins of Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis are located. Our tour will first start by driving up Nightingale Mountain where we have Mary's House who came to Ephesus with John the Revelator and spend her last days in this house. for more
DAILY CAPPADOCIA TOUR
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 landscapes. After Devrent valley, we will visit Pasabag (known as monk valley) where double and triple headed rock formation. for more
DAILY BURSA TOUR
Ottoman Empire was one of the largest empires in the history. Bursa was its first capital. The city that is settled on the northwestern slopes of Mount Uludağ is known as 'Yeşil Bursa' (meaning 'Green Bursa') from its beautiful parks and gardens located throughout the city. for more
DAILY EDIRNE TOUR
Edirne is the western most city of Turkey. It was the second capital of Ottoman Empire. Its founder – Hadrian gave its first name: Hadrianople. It is in Edirne where Sinan completed his masterpiece Selimiye Mosquerecently declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. for more
DAILY IZNIK TOUR
Iznik: (Nicea) is a little town set beside a picturesque lake, historically famous for hosting the First Ecumenical Council of the church that was summoned by Emperor Constantine the Great in 325 AD. Historically Iznik city was built on an important crossroads between Galatia and Phrigia. for more
ISTANBUL CLASSICS (HALF DAY MORNING)
This tour is a must in Istanbul. You will begin the day with 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. for more
ISTANBUL HIGHLIGHTS (HALF DAY AFTERNOON)
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. for more
ISTANBUL CLASSICS AND HIGHLIGHTS (FULL DAY WITH LUNCH)
Highlights: Hippodrome - Blue Mosque - German Fountain - Hagia Sophia - Grand Bazaar Hagia Irene Church (From Outside) - Topkapi Palace - Petit Hagia Sophia. for more
ISTANBUL CRUISE GOLDEN HORN & BOSPHORUS WITH PRIVATE BOAT (HALF DAY MORNING)
From the awe-inspiring Dolmabahce Palace to the ancient Walls of Constantine and onto the Topkapi Palace, experience the best views the city has to offer while enjoying a wonderful cruise along the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. for more
BOSPHORUS BRIDGE, ÇAMLICA HILL AND DOLMABAHCE PALACE (HALF DAY AFTERNOON)
The tour starts at your hotel where your will take your vehicle. You will drive over the first INTERCONTINENTAL BRIDGE that connects Europe and Asia. for more
BOSPHORUS CRUISE AND DOLMABAHÇE PALACE TOUR (FULL DAY WITH LUNCH)
Highlights: Cruise on Bosphorus (150 Minutes), Spice Bazaar, Rüstem Paşa Mosque, Dolmabahçe Palace, Bosphorus Bridge and Çamlica Hill. for more
JEWISH DISTRICT (HALF DAY MORNING)
Istanbul has had a vibrant Jewish community for more than 1000 years. After the Turkish conquest of Istanbul, Sultan Mehmet II encouraged immigration to repopulate the city. Over half a million Jews persecuted in Spain and Portugal were encouraged to establish themselves within the boundaries of the Ottoman Empire. for more
BOSPHORUS CRUISE (HALF DAY AFTERNOON)
This is alternative Bosphorus Cruise for travelers that have limited time in Istanbul. You will first visit the Pierre Loti Hill with using cable car. You will have Panoramic Golden Horn Tour by bus. for more
JEWISH DISTRICT & BOSPHORUS CRUISE (FULL DAY WITH LUNCH)
Highlights: Jewish Museum, Synagogues, Kamondo Steps, Jewish Apartments, Pierre Loti Hill, Golden Horn (Panoromic) Cable Car, Cruise on Bosphorus (90 Minutes). for more
CRUISE TO PRINCES' ISLANDS: WALK IN BÜYÜKADA (FULL DAY WITH LUNCH)
Büyükada, literally 'Big Island' in Turkish, is the original Princes' Island, and 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. for more
TURKISH COFFEE TRAIL HALF DAY AFTERNOON
Coffee making course (with certificate) in a coffee shop, coffee tasting in oldest coffee houses of Istanbul, Spice Bazaar, Ottoman coffee storages, oldest coffee shop of Istanbul, Turkish Delight tasting in the oldest historical delight shop, Kurukahvedji Inn. for more
DINING OUT IN A TURKISH WAY ( NIGHT TOURS )
This is a real traditional night in Istanbul. You will not see professional belly dancers nor folkloric dancers. No touristic places - but you will see much more than that! for more
CAPPADOCIA TOUR / 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS
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. for more
GALLIPOLI AND TROY TOUR (Sold Out)
After breakfast departure from İstanbul, lunch in Gelibolu and after this we visit the Archeology Museum to see all the Greek and Roman remain found in the vicinity of Canakkale. for more
TURKEY TOUR
You will meet with your guide at the lobby of your hotel at 07.00. We will drive to Gallipoli which takes around 6 hours. Following lunch, we will visit Gallipoli, Beach Cemetery (John Simpson´s Grave), ANZAC Cove, Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place), Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial), Johnston´s Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches),View Shrapnel Valley,Turkish Memorial,The Nek and Walker´s Ridge, Chunuk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial). for more