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Istambul

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Abril 2021 / Março 2022

Cidades para visitar: Istambul; Ankara; Cappadocia; Ihlara; Konya; Egridir; Pamukkale; Efeso; Kusadasi; Bodrum; Marmaris; Rhodes; Ferry Rodes Atenas; Atenas

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Introdução

Caro viajante: Obrigado por nos escolher para realizar este passeio!Esperamos que você aproveite a sua viagem.

Aqui damos-lhe uma orientação em sua turnê com as informações que acreditamos que pode ser de seu interesse.A informação é indicativa, podem existir variações em horas designadas.

TRANSFER do aeroporto, se você tiver incluído ou compra. Nossa transferência vai ser esperando por você com um cartaz em nome de Europamundo ou seu nome para a saída do costume (após a coleta de sua bagagem).

Lembre-se de informar-nos por telefone, se você perdeu seu voo de conexão ou esperado atraso de sua chegada, em sua figura VOUCHER o telefone da transferência.

IMPORTANT: If you had additional nights upon arrival the hotel will have your reservation, but his travel guide normally will not be until the night before the start of the tour.

Dia
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS:   Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Welcome to Europe!!!.   On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you to the hotel.  You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area. 

IMPORTANT - IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.  

NB:   The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.    
Istambul – Pela manhã às 09.00 iniciamos visita panorâmica da cidade de aproximadamente  dois horas de duração pelas muralhas, o corno de ouro, o bairro de pescadores, Taksim, rodeamos o  Palácio Topkapi e admiraremos o exterior de Santa Sofía. Nos encontramos numa cidade  construida sobre dois continentes.
Incluiremos na  visita o teleférico até o mirador de Pierre Loti, tempo na agradável área superior, admiraremos a vista e podemos tomar um café em algum dos seus terraços.
Tempo livre. 

Recomenda-se um passeio opcional com entrada e almoço ao palácio Topkapi (em caso de coincidir com terça-feira e devido ao encerramento do Palácio este día, a opcional será oferecida na quarta-feira).
 
19.30hrs- No final da tarde daremos um translado ao bairro de Taksim , a zona mais comercial e com mais vida local da cidade. Tempo para o jantar em um dos seus muitos restaurantes, também pode tomar o antigo bonde que atravessa a área ou se aproximar da Torre Galata. Retorno ao hotel sobre às 22 horas.
Hoje incluimos um passeio em barco pelo Bosforo de umas dois horas.  Efetuaremos em barco privado para os viajantes de Europamundo. O Bósforo é um estreito que conecta o Mar Negro com o Mar de Mármara separando Estambul em dois partes: a europeia e a asiática.  Desfrutaremos vendo a animação do estrecho com todos seus barcos, passaremos sob  as duas pontes que unem Europa e Asia e admiraremos  os palácios dos sultões, as típicas casas de madeira, as vilas otomanas.
Resto do día livre. Compras  pelo  Grande Bazar; visitar Santa Sofia; … múltiples opcionais nesta grande capital.
Total distance covered:   750 km.
   
Scenery:  Crossing over the suspension bridge spanning the Bosphorus between Europe and Asia. Plateaus of Anatolia. 

06.30 hrs.- Istanbul. We leave the hotel to go to the Istanbul-Pendikque train station. Today we travel by train departing at 08.55hrs (the schedule can be modified) from the station in the Asia district,  we take the most modern and fast train in Turkey,  a pleasant 4-hour trip through the Anatolian landscapes, perhaps having a coffee in the train café. 

13.07 hrs (estimated) Arrival in  ANKARA,  the modern capital of Turkey. After a time to have lunch in the area of the station, With the coach, we take you to discover the immense  museum-mausoleum of Ataturk , the "father of modern Turkey",  

15.00 hrs.  - Ankara - Mausoleum –Departure-.  We continue by coach through the arid regions of Turkey´s interior that take us into Cappadocia. We travel past the  salt lake . Brief stop en route to take some photos of the lake.

19.15 hrs.- Arrival at the end of the afternoon in  AVANOS (CAPADOCIA) ,  pleasant town in the center of the  region of Capadocia known for its pottery, its attractive old town with cobbled streets and its views over the river. Time to enjoy the hotel facilities or walk through the streets.  Dinner is included. 
Total distance covered:  290 km.
  
Scenery:  We continue amid the beautiful landscapes of Cappadocia. 
Notes:  Today it is again necessary to wear comfortable shoes as we continue to explore Cappadocia. In Konya, we visit places considered "holy" for the Dervish sect: please wear appropriate clothing. 
 
07:30 hrs  - Nevsehir –Departure-. In the morning we will visit the  PASABAG Valley or Monks Valley  derived from some cones carved in tuff stones which stand appart. 

09.00 hrs.- Driving along minor roads we enter areas that are less frequented by tourists. Small characterful towns mark the Ihlara Valley.  
09:45 hrs - Ihlara Canyon  –Arrival-. Refreshed by the cooler air by the river, we explore churches that are carved into the rock of the canyon. 
11:45 hrs -  Ihlara Canyon –Departure-.  
13:00 hrs. - Sultanhan  –Arrival-. Here one of the most beautiful caravanserai is preserved. This magnificent building reminds us of the great caravans of camels that, in the past, marked these lands. Time to explore and have lunch. 
14.45 hrs -  Sultanhan –Departure-. Landscapes with large herds and arid plains. 
16.00 hrs - Konya  –Arrival-. In the center of Konya, we explore the MEVLANA MAUSOLEUM, a holy place for Dervishes, the Muslim sect known for their whirling "trance" dancing. Admission to the exhibition is included. Later, we suggest a stroll through the bustling bazaar.  Dinner included.


At night, we suggest that you attend the dance performance of the whirling dervishes in the cultural centre.
Total distance covered:  430 km.
  
Scenery:  Varied: mountain areas and lakes. Fantastic "cotton mountain" at the end of the day. Notes:  We recommend that you also bring shoes that are easy to remove and carry in Pamukkale... and if you wish, bring your bathing costume to this place! 

08.00 hrs. -  Konya –Departure-. We continue our journey through Turkey´s interior. 
11:15 hrs. -Egridir.  Located on the shores of a lake with the same name, this is a picturesque town with its walls and mosques where we can walk and have lunch.  
13:30 hrs. -  Egridir –Departure-.  
16:15 hrs. - Pamukkale  –Arrival-. Admission included. At the "cotton mountain", our coach will drop passengers at the top of the mountain so that - having admired the ruins that date to the Roman era - you can descend on foot between the hot springs and the "baths". The colours at sunset are fantastic. Our coach will collect you at the area below. Finally you will have time in the hotel at which point you can enjoy its thermal pools.  Dinner included.      
Total distance covered:  165 km.
 
Scenery:  Various beautiful sights over the Aegean.
Free morning in  Bodrum , a beautiful fortified city of Greek origin. You can visit its castle, walk through its streets which are full of life and tourist activity or its leisure marina. Time for lunch.

14.30 hrs- Bodrum, departure.
17.15 hrs.- MARMARIS,  arrival to another beautiful coastal tourist enclave, with its castle, its marina and its fountains.  Dinner a nd accommodation.

NOTE:  On some high difficulty dates (especially in summer ), some groups can be accommodated in a nearby town.
today’s highlights: ferry to rhodes (greece)- city tour of rodhes- 
we will embark toward greece first thing in the morning. express ferry, the journey will last about an hour. immigration checks. arrival in rhodes. city tour of this incredible walled city and the old quarter, which bears the imprints of the different cultures that shaped it (greek, roman, byzantine, knights of saint john, ottoman, italian..). free afternoon.- 
important notice: the timetable for the ferry between rhodes and marmaris is frequently modified and doesn’t operate every day (except in the summer months), this part of the trip’s itinerary may have to be modified accordingly. 

today’s highlights: excursion in rhodes. night ferry-boat to athens. 
today,an excursion around the island of rhodes is included. we will travel to filerimos up on a hill where you will be able to visit its small monastery sitting amid amazing landscapes. afterward we will travel to lindos where its medieval fort and greek acropolis own the sea. you will be able to take a stroll along the whitewashed and commercial downtown streets, rest up at one of its beaches or walk up (on a donkey if desired) to the acropolis.  at the cited time, we will meet up at the port of rhodes and embark on the ferry to athens. 

today’s highlights: city tour in athens- evening transfer. 
arrival first thing in the morning where a panoramic visit of athens is included to know the presidential palace, the panathenaic stadium (where the first modern day olympic games were held), the national library, the busy downtown plazas, as well as the new suburbs which appeared at the time of the 2004 olympic games. we will wrap up the tour at the acropolis (entrance not included). a transfer to the plaka quarter is included in the evening, a place full of small greek taverns where you can also experience this country´s folklore. 

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