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  • Post Congress Tour 01 (PST01) Click here for details...
    Ephesus & Pamukkale Tour (3 Days, 2 Nights)
    Available: 27 - 29 April, 2019
    Price:  Per person in Double room USD 700,00 - single supplement USD 90,00
    Pick-up:  05:30, Hotels pick-up
    Tour ends:  21:00 
    Highlights:  Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Pirene, Miletus, Didyma
    Price include:  Flights, private bus during tours, tour guide, museum entrance fees, lunches, accommodation in 5 star hotel and breakfasts.
    Price exclude:  Personal expenses, dinner, tips.
    Description:   

    Day 1: Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary's House Tour: You will meet with your guide by the lobby of your hotel at 05:30 to catch the flight to Izmir Airport at 07:00 am. Upon your arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to Selcuk for full day Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary´s House Tour. You will visit Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any Visit in Turkey. After lunch we will visit House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, an impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. Return to the hotel about 16.30. Accommodation in Kusadasi.

    Day 2: Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis Ancient City Tour: Pick up from your hotel at 08:00 and we will visit Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis Ancient City which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called ´Cotton Castle´ in Turkish. We stop on the way at a 4 star hotel for lunch and swimming thermal red waters. Then we visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool is also one of the highlights of the site. There, shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath. Return to the hotel about 17.30. Accommodation in Kusadasi.

    Day 3: Priene, Miletus and Didyma Ancient Cities Tour: Pick up from the hotel at about 09.00 and drive to Priene. This was once a harbour city but is now located 16 km inland from the sea on the hills of the Mykale Mountain. It has many examples of Hellenic art and architecture. The theatre in Priene is one of the most beautiful ones from The Hellenic World. The Athena Polias Temple was reconstructed by Alexander The Great as a gift to the city. After Priene, you will depart for Miletos. Visit the ancient city of Miletus which once was one of the biggest cities in Anatolia. It was located on the trade routes and it was for this reason that it became very prosperous and had many colonies. Lunch break and then visit to Didyma. This was not a city but a temple dedicated to Apollon. It was once one of the biggest temples in the Hellenic World. After the tour, you will be transferred to Izmir Airport to catch the flight at 19:05. You will be met at the airport and directly transferred to your hotel in Istanbul.

  • Post Congress Tour 02 (PST02) Click here for details...

    Cappadocia Tour (3 Days, 2 Nights)
    Available: 27 - 29 April, 2019
    Price:  Per person in Double room USD 500,00 - single supplement USD 90,00
    Pick-up:  05:30, Hotels pick-up
    Tour ends:  21:00 
    Highlights:  Flight to Kayseri, Cappadocia, Urgup, Avanos, Goreme
    Price include:  Flights, private bus during tours, tour guide, museum entrance fees, lunches, accommodation in 5 star hotel and breakfasts.
    Price exclude:  Personal expenses, dinner, tips.
    Description:   
    Day 1: You will meet with your guide by the lobby of your hotel at 05:30 to catch the flight to Nevşehir Airport at 07:00 am. At Nevşehir airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel for refreshment. The tour starts about 09.30 am from your hotel in the morning, we will drive to Devrent Valley where the geographical formations remind a place of another planet. Then in Pasabagi, you will take a stroll between the amazing fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. From there, driving to Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you leave from Avanos to see the most beautiful examples of Byzantine art in Goreme Open Air Museum. Then you’ll drive to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the region, where you will have a fabulous panoramic view over Cappadocia. Then return to the hotel about 17.30. (lunch on the tour) - Accommodation in Cappadocia.

    Day 2: Pick up time is at 09.30  for a tour on a 4 km hike through the Rose Valley visiting the churches. Afterwards, we visit the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch in Pigeons Valley and then continue to see the marvel of construction that is the Kaymakli Underground City. You will also visit the Ortahisar Natural Rock Castle. Accommodation in Cappadocia.

    Day 3: Pick up time is at 09:30 from your hotel. The tour starts from Derinkuyu underground city, deepest underground city of region. After Derinkuyu, you will explore Ihlara valley and Melendiz river. Ihlara is famous hiking place of region. After 4 km hiking lunch over Melendiz river. You will taste local foods, cooked by local peoples. Last place is Selime cathedral, wonderfull and huge fairy chimney. After the tour, you will be transferred to Nevşehir Kayseri airport to catch the flight to Istanbul. You will meet with the driver in Istanbul Ataturk airport and you will be transfered to your hotel.
    • Minimum 6 participants are required for each tour. Organization secretariat reserves the right to cancel the tours if this number is not met. For such cancellations, payments will be fully refunded.
    • All booked post Congress tours cancelled before February 23rd, 2019 are 80% refundable.
    • All booked post Congress tours cancelled between February 24th – March 13th, 2019 are 50% refundable.
    • No refunds for cancellations made after March 14th , 2019.
    • All cancellations must be done in writing to APEC 2019 Organizing Secretariat and valid only upon written confirmation from the APEC 2019 Organizing Secretariat.
    * All refunds will be executed after the end of the APEC 2019 
    For any inquiries please contact APEC 2019 Organizing Secretariat – apec2019@k2-events.com