Contrastes de Oriente Medio
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Contrastes de Oriente Medio

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Created: Friday, December 2, 2022
Total price From
US$3,822
Based on 2 adults
Created: Friday, December 2, 2022
Destinations: Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Ankara, Safranbolu, Antalya, Istanbul, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Nazareth, Tabgha, Capernaum, Jerico, Jerash , Amman, Madaba, Amman, Dead Sea, Jordan, Shawbak, Petra, Wadi Musa, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Eilat, Saint Catharine, Cairo

Your day to day

02 Jan

Closed tour

Contrastes de Oriente Medio

Itinerary:

Day 1 istanbul

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.


Day 2 istanbul

A sightseeing tour of the city lasting about two hours, taking in the walls, the Golden Horn, the fishing district, and Taksim. We will skirt round the Topkapi Palace and admire the exterior of Hagia Sophia. On our tour, we will include a cable car ride up to the Pierre Loti viewpoint and we will look round the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent (the largest in Istanbul). We find ourselves in a city built in two continents. At the end of the afternoon we will provide a transfer to the Taksim neighbourhood, the most commercialised and lively area of ??the city. There will be time to dine in one of its many restaurants, and you can also take the old tram that crosses the area or go to see the nearby Galata Tower.


Day 3 istanbul

Today we include a boat trip on the Bosphorus that will last about two hours. We will undertake the trip on a boat exclusively for Europamundo travellers. The Bosphorus is a strait that connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara, which separates Istanbul into two parts: the European part and the Asian one. We will enjoy seeing the liveliness of the strait with its multitude of boats. We will pass under the two bridges that unite Europe and Asia and we will admire the palaces of the sultans, the typical wooden houses and the Ottoman villas. Free time .


Day 4 istanbul - ankara - capadocia

Today we travel by train: 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. Arrival in ANKARA. After a time to have lunch in the area of ​​the station, travelling by bus, we will take you to discover the Mausoleum of Ataturk. After that, we will continue en route to Cappadocia. We will pass through the SALT LAKE, with its incredible landscapes. Arrival in AVANOS (CAPPADOCIA), dinner included.


Day 5 capadocia

Full day in the fantastic region of CAPPADOCIA, with its lunar landscapes, its churches and troglodyte villages. We will discover the GOREME Valley with its open air museum and its churches carved into the rocks, entry tickets included. We will visit UCHISAR, a natural fortress. In KAIMACLI we will visit the underground city that could house 30,000 people. After that we will visit a region off the tourist trail: GUMUSLER, an amazing underground monastery from the 7th Century with perhaps the best Byzantine frescoes in Turkey. We will spend time in NIGDE in the east, before returning to our hotel in Avanos. Dinner included.


Day 6 capadocia - hacibecktas - ankara - safranbolu

We have a fantastic day in the heart of Anatolia. With the utmost respect to the pilgrims (suitable clothes, silence recommended in the sanctuaries), we visit HACIBECKTAS, the sanctuary guards the tomb of Hacibecktas, a Sufi mystic of the 13th Century. After that, we continue to ANKARA, where we leave a free time to walk around and have lunch in the thriving center of the city. We continue towards the north of Turkey. The landscapes become greener. SAFRANBOLU; arrival in this wonderful little city which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was an important stopping point on the caravan routes. We will include a bath in a Hammam, for you to have this Turkish experience! Dinner included.


Day 7 safranbolu - gokgol magarasi - eregil - eydinpinar - istanbul

Today, the leg of our trip follows the Black Sea and its verdant landscapes. In GOKGOL MAGARASI we provide entry tickets to this magnificent cave with its underground river and its multiple colours. In EREGLI, next to the Black Sea, we set aside time to have lunch. We also include a visit to its impressive Cehennemagzi Magarasi caves and tombs that are overflowing with mythology. On our way back to Istanbul, we stop to relax at EYDINPINAR, with a walk between its green paths to the waterfalls! Arrival in ISTANBUL at the end of the day.


Day 8 istanbul - tel aviv


Day 9 tel aviv - cesarea - haifa - acre - nazareth


Day 10 nazare


Day 11 nazareth - mount of beatitudes - tabgha - capernaum - river jordan - jerusalem


Day 12 jerusalem


Day 13 jerusalem


Day 14 jerusalem - puente sheik hussein - jerash - amman


Day 15 amman - madaba - amman


Day 16 amman - bethany - dead sea


Day 17 dead sea - shoubak - petra


Day 18 petra - wadi rum


Day 19 wadi rum - aqaba - eilat - santa catalina


Day 20 saint catherine - moses well - el cairo


Day 21 cairo


Day 22 el cairo

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Destinations 32
Accommodations 4
Tours 1
Tour summary
Guide languages
Spanish
Included
Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with Spanish speaking guide, basic travel insurance and breakfast buffet.

Includes arrival transfer.

Includes departure transfer.

City tour in: ISTANBUL, ISTANBUL, Nazareth, JERUSALEM, CAIRO.

Excursion: Mount Precipice, Mount Tabor, Canaan of Galilee , Bethlehem , 4x4 vehicles, camel rides .

Boat: Tour of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. .

Evening transfer: Taksim Square in Istanbul, Taksim Square in Istanbul .

Ticket admission: Suleiman the Great Mosque in Istanbul, Mausoleum of Ataturk in Ankara , Goreme Valley; Valley of Uchisar; Underground city of Kaimacli; Pasabag Valley , Hacibecktas , Traditional tea in Safranbolu , Gokgol Magarasi cave , Caves and tombs in Eregli , Eydinpinar Waterfalls , Suleiman the Great Mosque in Istanbul , Church of Saint Peter , Arqueological Site , Crusaders Fortress , Church of the Annunciation, Saint Joseph´s Carpentry Workshop and the Fountain of the Virgin. , Church Mount the Beatitudes , Tabgha , house of Saint Peter and the ruins of the old synagogue , River Jordan valley , Book in the Museum of Israel, Holocaust Museum and Memorial, Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem , Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Tomb of King David, Cenacle (Hall of the Last Supper), Abbey of the Dormiton , Fortress and Church of Saint Sergius in Ajlun, Archaeological site in Jerash; , Castle of Qasr Kharana and Castle of Qusayr Amra in Castles of the Dessert; , Church of St. George, Madaba Archaeological Park , Arqueological Site , Dead Sea Museum and Panorama Complex , Moses Springs and Petra Museum , Arqueological Site , Visitor Centre, 4x4 vehicles and camel rides , Monastery of Santa Catalina , Well of Moses , Pyramids of Cheops, Kefren and Micerinos, Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque, the Hanging Church Coptic neighbourhood .

Funicular: Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul, Cableway Viewpoint of Pierre Loti in Istanbul .

High speed train: Istanbul - Ankara.

7 Lunch included in: JERASH, Madaba, Dead Sea, SHOUBAK, PETRA, SAINT CATHERINE, CAIRO.

9 dinner included in: CAPADOCIA, CAPADOCIA, SAFRANBOLU, Nazareth, Nazareth, Dead Sea, PETRA, WADI RUM, SAINT CATHERINE
Hotels

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ESTAMBUL

CLARION GOLDEN HORN 4*

GRAND CEVAHIR 5*

DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON PIYALEPASA 5*

MOVENPICK GOLDEN HORN 5*

CAPADOCIA

AVRASYA 4*

SUHAN CAPPADOCIA 5*

BY CAPPADOCIA 5*

SAFRANBOLU

HILTON GARDEN INN SAFRANBOLU 4*

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