Duration : 10 Hours
Departure: Sundays (Except between Jan 13-Feb 16)
Route : Anatolian Civilizations Museum – Citadel of Ankara – Mausoleum of Ataturk
(Minimum 2 participants)
You will be picked up from Istabul airport, where your Alanya guide will be holding up a sign with your name on it so you can easily find your way through the crowd to the correct transfer service. Your ankara tour guide or a local turkish travel agency will provide you with a complimentary Ankara City map, full map of turkey and some brouchures on turkey. The tour will take approximately 10 hours and afterwards you will be driven back Istanbul airport.
To start our tour for today we will meet at Istanbul Ataturk airport for departure to Ankare in the morning. As we land in to Ankara we will then take a drive over to the City Center Of Ankara. Our first visit whilst in Ankara will be to The Anatolian Civilization Museum,It is strongly opinionated in a positive manner that people should visit this collection of exhibits before travelling anywhere else in Turkey. The Anatolian Civilization Museum is displaying numerous remnants from the Stone Age, Neolithic Age, Hattis, Hittites, Urartians, Phrygians and many other civilizations. The museum is housed in a charming building which is a restored covered market dating right the way back to the 15th Century, the museum is easily accessible from the centre of town. The collections place an unusual emphasis on the earlier Anatolia’s occupiers starting with an interesting exhibit of finds from the Catal Huyuk site which was often described as the earliest known human commuinity in the world. Other highlights include a collection of tablets with the translations of which remind you how little some things in the world have changed over the millenia. After that we head over to go to Citadel of Ankara and also the Mausoleum of Ataturk, this was the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. You will be given some free time throughout the day so you can take some time to relax, have some refreshments and a spot of lunch and of course to make sure you start filling up your camera with the amazing surroundings infront of you. Todays tour around Ankara City takes 4 hours, so once the sight of Ankara have been explored we will then transfer you back to the airport so you can catch you return flight back to Istanbul.
Your time with us has now come to an end and we trust that your time with us discovering and exploring some of Ankara’s hidden treasures has been everything that you wanted and more, we would also like to wish you a pleasant journey home and shall look forward to seeing you again on one of our many other time travelling packages.
- Transfer from Istanbul hotel or Istanbul airport.
- Transportation with air-conditioned and non-smoking buses .
- Professional English speaking guide.
- All entrance fees to the sites and museum.
What’s Not Included
- Tips (optional)