05 Days The Taste of Turkey
- No of Days 5 Days
- Accommodation 3*, 4* & 5*
- Meal plan Breakfast
- Transportation Airport Transfer
A country that straddles the border between Europe and Asia, Turkey is alive with the formidable mix familiar, yet exotic aspects. Your tour of the city of Istanbul and the province of Antalya will be one you won’t forget. The largest city in Turkey, Istanbul is the perfect depiction of the diverse culture that influences the country. The province of Antalya is rich in sights and activities for you to explore, and is a destination you don’t want to miss out on.
- Half Day Night Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus
- Full Day Antalya City Sightseeings and Waterfalls Tour
- Half Day Istanbul Classics Afternoon Tour
- Air Tickets
- Airport Transfers
- Hotel Accommodation
- Meals as per the itinerary
- 50% supplement for arrival/departure transfer between 2200 hrs - 0700 hrs
- Peak/festival period surcharge
- Beverages NOT included
- Driver & Guide Tipping
- Room service
- Early Check-in & Late Check out
- Luggage truck & Porter
- If City / Resort Fees / Tourist taxes are applicable then the same will be Payable directly at hotel /Apartment.
Upon your arrival at the popular city of Istanbul, you will be welcomed by Olanka representatives at the airport, after which you will be transferred to your hotel in the city. In the afternoon you will be taken to tour the classical monuments in Istanbul. This city is home to iconic structures such the Egyptian Obelisks, structures from Byzantine Empire, such as Hippodrome of Constantinople, Hagia Sophia.
- Visit the Sultan Ahmet
- Visit the Hagia Sophia(Closed on Monday)
- Visit the Blue Mosque(Closed on Friday until 2pm)
- Visit the Hippodrome
Following a pleasant breakfast, you will board your flight and head towards Antalya. Upon your arrival at the province of Antalya, you will be welcomed by Olanka representatives at the airport, after which you will be transferred to your hotel in the city. Antalya is considered to be a paradise on earth, with its natural beauty that will leave you mesmerized.
- Airport Transfers (Departure from Istanbul)
- Check-in to the Antalya City Hotel
Enjoying a guided tour of the city of Antalya, you will be able to take in the beauty that is on offer in the form of architectural attractions, like the Hadrian’s Gate, Clock Tower, Ancient Harbor and the truncated Minaret called the Kesik Minare. The natural wonder of the Duden waterfalls and the gigantic cascade of the Karpuzkaldiran Waterfalls, from a height of 30 meters is a sight to behold.
- Discover the most beautiful waterfalls of Antalya region on this guided tour from Antalya
- Enjoy the beauty of breathtaking Duden Waterfalls, walk through the beautiful green park and listen the sound of falling water
- Join a one-hour boat trip from the ancient harbor to see an amazing Karpuzkaldiran waterfall cascading into the Mediterranean sea from a height of 30 meters
- During free time in the Old Town of Antalya (Kaleici) walk through its narrow stony streets, buy some memorable souvenirs and explore Antalya’s famous attractions like Hadrian’s Gate, Clock Tower, Kesik Minare (Truncated Minaret), Ancient Harbor
You will be transferred back to the city of Istanbul, where you can explore this city steeped in history during the day. The city its home to Ottoman Mosques and Palaces - such as the famed Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace. Also, visit structures from the Byzantine Empire - Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome of Constantinople. Spend your evening cruising along the Bosporus, a beautiful natural waterway at the boundary between Europe and Asia.
- Half Day Night Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus
- Airport Transfers
- Check in to Isanbul City Hotel
On the final day, enjoy your time, and when you are ready, you'll be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
- Airport transfers
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Reviewed July 27, 2017
We just returned from Sri Lanka after a holiday touring the country for three weeks.. Without Olanka Travels, our trip organiser Ishara & driver Eral. The tour would have been incomplete.. Intially I was not able to decide which travel agent to go with until I came across with Olanka Travels.. Our contact there was Ishara who was really patient & provided excellent services from the begining of the tour.. She never hesitated to design the itinerary as per our comfort & wishes.. Through out...
Reviewed May 5, 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2016
Our hosts were great ! Manori successfully assisted us to find the best itinerary and accommodation. Our driver, Asela was very kind and flexible. It has been an excellent hollyday. Thank you Olanka!
Reviewed July 25, 2015
We truly enjoyed our holiday in Sri Lanka , good arrangements by Olanka tours and travels.Very comfortable journey by road all thanks to Manoj Prasanna for his excellent driving. Mr Kamal our tour guide was very co-operative and both of them took utmost care of every member ,we will miss them both. Must say very well maintained roads in Srilanka and very clean countryside. Nuwara Eliya is a must visit place ,awesome weather. Heritance Tea Factory Hotel made it more memorable ,very warm n friendly...
Reviewed February 27, 2015
Thanks to Olanka Travels for well planned Sri Lanka trip. We enjoyed our 6 days a lot , didn't had any major issues and minor things sorted out in minutes. I also have to thank our driver Mr. Kamal. Great personality , very clean car and knowledgeable person. We wish we could have spent 2 days in Sigiriya and Yala. Maybe next time.
Reviewed February 19, 2015
Our tour to Sri Lanka Organised by M/S Olanka Travels was superb. From the first mail by their manager Miss Maheshi we were impressed and fell in love at first sight. Her description of Sri Lanka and the Hotels were so nice that we agreed at once. Later, on arrival at Colombo we were greeted at airport by marvellous car driven by Mr. Shantha. Later on we were welcomed by Mr. Ravi the director and Manager Miss Azra at Olanka Office. Our overall tour covering...
Reviewed February 19, 2015
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Reviewed October 28, 2014
We booked a trip with Ms. Pavithra (Olanka Travels Sri Lanka) after finding them on the internet as I wanted a tailored trip around the Paradise with a friendly company. And that's just what We got. They helped us to plan the trip and then once we'd been picked up from the airport, We had a fantastic time spending time with Mr. Milan (Driver) who was more of a tour guide and really made it a memorable experience. He even made sure we got the...
Reviewed October 26, 2014
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Reviewed September 9, 2014
Dear Ravi and Fernando, I hope you are doing well and also I also i hope you remember our travelling family. This time I'm contacting you with my friend Alfredo, who is planning a trip to Sir Lanka, more or less the same round we did that time, but you can give him different option. I told him that we had had a nice experience with your service. Best Regards Eduardo
Reviewed August 8, 2014
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Reviewed August 3, 2014
We have visited Olanka Travels who arranged our tours in Sri Lanka and Maldives; we got the best rate them and I would recommend them.
Reviewed June 23, 2014
Greetings from Mankar & group, this is just to say thank you, for the wonderful ground handling arrangements done by your esteem organization; we really enjoyed and had a wonderful and lovely stay in your country, it was all because of you and your team organizational skills, yes there were minor hiccups with regards to accommodation in PELLOLAKE NUWARAELIYA, but it was very well handled by the team under the leadership of Mr.Neel,overall it was an excellent experience, our special experience, our special thanks go...
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I love Sri Lanka ,The people are warm and very sincere.We enjoyed every bit of the holiday visiting breathtaking places.Our tour would not have been great without the help of Olanka Travels who provided us with excellent tour packages with good English speaking tour guide/driver who was very knowledgeable.In fact he went beyond his job scope to make sure that we were comfortable and happy.
Reviewed May 28, 2014
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Reviewed May 28, 2014
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We had a superb experience in Sri Lanka! This was our first visit and we hope to come again soon. Everything was perfect, including our driver, the hotels and the places were able to visit. The staff at Olanka Travels Sri Lanka Tourism, especially Ann, continued to provide information and follow up with us before, during and after our stay. Thank you for a wonderful time in your beautiful country.
Reviewed May 12, 2014
Thank you Olanka Travels Sri Lanka Tourism, Ann and Ranga for making us feel at home. It was an amazing trip. We also visited the picturesque Bakers Waterfall, which is located in Nuwara Eliya district . There are many breath-stealing views thatbe captured near this waterfall. Overall it has been an unforgettable experience with this majestic paradise island and the credit has to be given to Olanka travels for organizing such a wonderful tour.
Reviewed April 7, 2013
Thanks to Olanka Travels who organized us a very fabulous and an unforgettable tour. Their vastly experienced team guided us in all aspects of the tour till our departure. One of the accommodation that we were provided with was at Ravnidu Denawak's house ,the Olanka Travels Managing Director .Over there the entertainment facilities and food were super quality similar to a hotel. His family members treated us as their own family. Once again thank you Ravi and Olanka for such a wonderful time. I would...