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Cultural-historical trips

Survey-excursion around Antalya

Excursion's program:
• Archaeological museum
• Walk around the historical center – Kaleici
• Dinner
• Sea walk on a yacht

History  Shopping Recommended with children  Individual holding possible  Dinner included  Sea walk

 

Antalya was founded in 159 year B.C. By Greek ruler of Pergamon – Attalus. In two dozens of years the city was conquered by the Romans. For a long time Antalya has been in the possession of Rome, later – of the Byzantium. In the 13th century Antalya was conquered by the Seljuks, and in two centuries – by the Ottoman Turks. The richest display of Antalya archaeological museum will demonstrate you the history of the city from the moment of its foundation to the formation of the Turkish republic. The walk along the streets of the ancient city among the monument of Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman eras will make you feel this special atmosphere and the luxurious historical heritage of the city.

This is interesting:

Antalya archaeological museum has the majority of Roman emperors' full-length statues. Antalya archaeological museum has two iconic images of Saint Nicholas, made when he was alive. The entrance to Kaleici town is represented by Adrian's gates, made of white marble. The emperor of Rome used to pass through these gates. The age of the towers that decorate the gates of Adrian is 22 centuries. The houses of Seljuk era (XII century) were preserved in Kaleici, and people still live in those houses.

We provide:
• Comfortable transportation
• Professional guide
• Entrance tickets to the museums
• Dinner (drinks are not included)
• Sea walk on a yacht

Do not forget:
• Photo and/or video camera
• Comfortable footwear for the pedestrian part of the excursion
• Turkish liras for small charges
• Sun glasses and sun hat

Possible extra-charges:
• Drinks during the dinner
• Souvenirs
• Tips for guide and driver (optional)

Excursion's duration: 7 hours

Survey-excursion around Istanbul

Excursion's program:
• Transfer hotel - Antalya airport
• Flight to Istanbul
• Transfer to the historical center of the city
• Roman Hippodrome square
• Blue Mosque
• Hagia Sophia
• Topkapi sultans' palace
• Dinner
• Transfer to the Bosphorus strait
• Sea walk on a yacht along the Bosphorus
• Shopping center attendance
• Supper
• Transfer to the airport, flight to Antalya
• Transfer Antalya airport – hotel

History  Shopping Recommended with children  Individual holding possible  Dinner included  Sea walk

 

Istanbul has been the capital of the world for 20 centuries. The unique city, uniting Europe and Asia, the West and the East. City-tour/survey excursion around Istanbul is the trip across 5 cities, empires, and 5 millenniums. Byzantium, Rome, Latin and Ottoman empires, Turkish Republic... Today Istanbul is a real travel capital of the world, and you will make sure of that on your own.

This is interesting:

Istanbul is the only cit of the world, located on two continents. Istanbul is the “champion” among the world cities by the number of monuments and sights. Istanbul is the city, where Christianity was declared the state religion of the Roman empire. For three thousand years of history Istanbul has been assaulted 150 times, but it was conquered only thrice: by Alexander the Great, emperor Septimius Severus, and sultan Mehmet Fatih.

We provide:
• Air ticket Antalya - Istanbul – Antalya
• Transfer hotel – airport Antalya – hotel
• Comfortable transport for transfers by program
• Professional guide
• Entrance tickets to the museums
• Walk along the Bosphorus on a yacht
• Dinner and supper

Do not forget:
• To order a lunch-pack in the hotel one day before the excursion
• Foreign passport
• Photo and/or video camera
• Comfortable footwear for the pedestrian part of the excursion
• Turkish liras for small charges
• Sun glasses
• Sun hat

Possible extra-charges:
• Drinks during the dinner
• Souvenirs
• Tips for guide and driver (optional)

Excursion's duration: 1 day

Israel

Excursion's program:
• Flight Antalya – Tel Aviv
• Excursion in Jerusalem
• Mount of Olives – Church of All Nations
• Garden of Gethsemane and Hagia Maria Sion Abbey
• Old city – Via Dolorosa Christian way
• Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Wailing Wall
• Zion mountain – King David's tomb and Zion and Cenacle
• Dinner
• Rest at the Dead Sea
• Supper
• Transfer to the airport, flight to Antalya

History  Shopping  Dinner included  Swimming

The oldest city of the world, without which the world culture would not have existed, is Jerusalem. The center of ancient kingdoms and rich ancient life, the aim of crusades, and the treasury of culture and history – this is Jerusalem. Almost all its monuments have been preserved. Jerusalem is alive. And we offer you to know its life and history.

This is interesting:

Jerusalem is a sacred city for three religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The Jewish sacred places include the Temple mount and the western wall of the Jerusalem temple – Wailing Wall. For the Muslims – the mosques on the Temple mount, and for the Christians of all confessions - Church of the Holy Sepulchre and many churches, built where the foot of Jesus used to step.

We provide:
• Air ticket Antalya – Tel Aviv – Antalya
• Transfer hotel – airport Antalya – hotel
• Comfortable transport for the transfers by program
• Professional guide
• Entrance tickets to the museums
• Dinner and supper

Do not forget:
• To order a lunch-pack in the hotel one day before the excursion
• Foreign passport
• Photo and/or video camera
• Comfortable footwear for the pedestrian part of the excursion
• Swimming suits
• Sun glasses
• Sun hat

Possible extra-charges:
• Drinks during dinner and supper
• Souvenirs
• Tips for guide and driver (optional)

Excursion's duration: 1 day

Northern Cyprus

Excursion's program:
• Transfer hotel – Antalya airport
• Flight Antalya – Ercan
• Cyprus the Antique Salamis
• Panoramic tour around Famagusta
• Passage to Nicosia, panoramic tour around the capital
• Bellapais abbey
• Panoramic tour around Kyrenia
• Sea walk on a yacht (dinner included)
• Free time in Kyrenia old harbor
• Transfer to airport, flight to Antalya
• Transfer Antalya airport – hotel

History  Shopping  Individual holding possible  Dinner included  Sea walk  Swimming

 

Island-castle Cyprus has always been the aim of the Mediterranean states. Ottoman sultans and French kings, crusaders and knights-monks wanted to possess it. In the memory of Cyprus's rich history it is embellished with wonderful castle complexes and buildings of the Medieval times. Loved by British tourists for its seclusion, Northern Cyprus is a quiet harbor, ideal for family rest.

This is interesting:

Northern Cyprus is a reserve of crusade era: Catholic abbey in Bellapais (XII century), St Hilarion castle (X century), Girne castle (XII century).

Northern Cyprus was seized by one of the most famous kings – Richard the Lionheart. Northern Cyprus is a natural reserve. Here sea turtles nestle, the air and water temperature is 3-4 degrees higher than in the Southern Cyprus. 2/3 of the best beaches and ¾ of Cyprus's sights are located in the Northern Cyprus.

We provide:
• Transfer hotel – Antalya airport – hotel
• Air ticket Antalya – Ercan – Antalya
• Comfortable transport
• Professional guide
• Entrance tickets to the museums
• Sea walk on a yacht
• Dinner

Do not forget:
• To order a lunch-pack in the hotel one day before the excursion
•Foreign passport
•Money for small expenses
•Photo and/or video camera
•Comfortable footwear for the pedestrian part of the excursion
•Swimming suits, towels
•Sun hat
•Anti-sun cream, sunglasses

Possible extra-charges:
• Drinks during dinner and supper
• Souvenirs
• Tips for guide and driver (optional)

Excursion's duration: 1 day

Pamukkale

Excursion's program:
• Passage to Pamukkale
• Attending the textile center
• Dinner
• Antique city Hierapolis
• Pamukkale travertines
• Cleopatra's bath
• Supper
• Passage to Antalya
• Mediterranean wines' tasting

History  Shopping  Individual holding possible  Dinner included  Swimming

 

A trip to Pamukkale is the possibility to feel like Roman patrician, who came to enjoy his bath. A slow walk around the snow-white stones with hundreds of mineral wells of different temperatures, springing from them.

This is interesting:

Pamukkale travertines is a SPA resort, popular still since the Roman Empire period. The ancient city Hierapolis has the largest antique cemetery in the world. The grave of St Philip – one of the apostles of Jesus. It is considered that even the queen of Egypt – Cleopatra used to take baths with mineral water in Pamukkale.

We provide:
• Comfortable transport
• Professional guide
• Entrance tickets to the museums
• Dinner and supper

Do not forget:
• To order a lunch-pack in the hotel one day before the excursion
• Money for small expenses
• Photo and/or video camera
• Comfortable footwear for the pedestrian part of the excursion
• Swimming suits, towel, sunglasses
• Sun hat, anti-sun cream

Possible extra-charges:
• Drinks during dinner and supper
• Purchases in shopping-centers
• Bathing in Cleopatra's bath
• Tips for guide and driver (optional)

Excursion's duration: 1 day

Demre Myra Kekova

Excursion's program:
• Passage to Kekova
• Sea walk on a yacht with swimming in Kekova (bathing)
• Passage to Demre
• Dinner
• Visiting icon store
• The church of St Nicholas
• Antique city Myra
• Passage to Antalya

History   Individual holding possible  Dinner included  Sea walk  Swimming

To visit Hellas and see the world as it was seen by Homer, ancient Lycians and Romans, apostles and emperors. Excursion “Demre-Myra-Kekova” is the beauty of nature, depth of history, and lots of impressions. The ancient Lycian city Simena in Kekova is the Mediterranean Pompeii of Turkey. The only difference is that Simena is buried not in ash, but in the cleanest water. The city that drowned several thousand years ago is perfectly seen from the sea surface. Bishop Nicholas has been living in Demre and stealthily bringing up presents to poor families. He was the prototype of Santa Claus and Grandfather Frost. You will visit the unique church, the house where he used to live... From there you will go to the Lycian tombs, mysterious sculptures, lost in the mountains, and of course, the great views of Myra!

This is interesting:

There is an ancient Roman temple, split by lightning, preserved at the coast of the bay. You can see a colony of fur seals on Kekova shore. In Saint Nicholas church you can see prayers, created by Russian tsar Nicholas I, carved on one of the marble plates. The church of Saint Nicholas also has an entombment, where the relics of Saint Nicholas could be, according to historians.

We provide:
• Comfortable transport
• Professional guide
• Entrance tickets to the museums
• Yacht tour
• Dinner

Do not forget:
• To order a lunch-pack in the hotel one day before the excursion
• Money for small expenses
• Photo and/or video camera
• Comfortable footwear for the pedestrian part of the excursion
• Swimming suite, towel, sunglasses
• Sun hat, anti-sun cream

Possible extra-charges:
• Drinks during dinner and supper
• Souvenirs and icons purchasing
• Tips for guide and driver (optional)

Excursion's duration: 10 hours

  
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