We put together Ankara Travel Expo with B2B Workshops and Cappadocia. With this Fam Trip, you will explore the magnificent Hot Air Ballooning at Ihlara Valley within the region of Cappadocia. We design very good Fam Trip program for you to enjoy and get the special taste of Turkey. You will get to visit Istanbul that has been the center of the attention for centuries that is chosen as Cultural Capital of Europe by European Union onto Ankara the capitol of Turkey, located right in the middle of the country and resting place of the Founder of the Turkish Republic. Furthermore, Ihlara Valley the best spot for Hot-Air Balloon rides and amazing Cappadocia that is an open air museum as a whole with legendary Fairy Chimneys and rock formations.
Day 1   Turkey - Istanbul - Arrival Day (12 November 2019, Tuesday) Dinner included
Welcome to Turkey Istanbul Airport. Meet with TravelShop Turkey staff and transfer to your hotel. Transfer from airport & check in to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Please note that; Our arrival airport transfer services will be available between 07:00am to 22:00pm from Istanbul Airport.
Day 2   Turkey - Istanbul City Tour & Flight to the capital of Turkey, Ankara (13 November 2019, Wednesday) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the daily tour of old Istanbul city. Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND SPICE BAZAAR for Shopping. After the tour, we transfer to Airport for our domestic flight to Ankara. Dinner and overnight in Ankara.
Day 3 - Ankara   Travel Expo Ankara 2019 Tourism Fair (14 November 2019, Thursday) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included
Travel Expo Ankara is one of the most important meeting venues of Turkey and the capital city Ankara. With 4th in a row, it will be performed by the support of Tourism Ministry of Turkey in ATO Congresium for 250 participants, 51.00 visitors from 21 countries. After breakfast at 09:00 am, we depart for Travel Expo Fair Your B2B Meetings at Exhibitors stands between 10:00am -16:00pm. After the Exhibitors meeting we have Speed Networking at Hosted Buyer Lounge Area at 16:30 -18:00pm. After Speed networking, we will have Gala Dinner. And after Gala Dinner we do the transfers to your hotel. During to fair time, you can enjoy your light lunch at the lounge of hosted buyers. Please follow your appointment Calendar on time. Overnight in Ankara
Day 4 - Half Day B2B Meetings- Ankara City Tour- Bus ride to Aksaray for accommodation. ( 15 November 2019, Friday) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included
After breakfast, we start our half day B2B meetings yet again by 09.30 am until 12.30 for lunch and then we start our guided quick tour of the city. We will depart by 13.30 for a visit to modern Turkey's founder's (Mustafa Kemal ATATURK) final resting place called Anitkabir, the mausoleum. Upon completion of this half a day tour, we get back to our bus for a pleasant ride to Aksaray. Dinner and overnight in Aksaray.
Day 5   Balloon Tour- Ihlara- Cappadocia for accommodation (16 November 2019, Saturday) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included
Depart by 05.00 am for Hot Air Ballooning to the Ihlara Valley of the Cappadocia region. After having this excellent experience in the midair we come back to our hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, check out from the hotel and depart for Ihlara Valley again but this time for Hiking Tour. The stunning & lush Ihlara Valley boasts the deepest gorge in Asia Minor. Once the home of monks who instructed Christianity in cave churches   with most of the churches decorated inside with frescoes. The main difference between Ihlara and the other Cappadocian valleys is the Melendiz River which runs from the bottom of the valley in the village of Ihlara and paints the gorge beautiful shades of blue and green. We will have an outdoor lunch in the middle of the nature. After the tour, we depart for our luxurious Cappadocia Cave Resort and Spa for staying overnight. Our dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 6- Cappadocia Tour (17 November 2019, Sunday) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included
You will be picked up approximately 09:30 We will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. Than visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7- Cappadocia B2B Workshop event (18 November 2019, Monday) Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included
After breakfast at 09:00 am, we start for our B2B Meetings at the hotel we are staying Meetings between 10:00am -17:00pm. After B2B meetings, we will have Gala Dinner. During the fair time, you can enjoy your light lunch at the lounge of hosted buyers. Please follow your appointment Calendar on time. Our Gala Dinner is between 19.30 and 22.30 at the hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 8- End of the Tour (19 November 2019, Tuesday) Breakfast included
Today we depart for Kayseri airport to Istanbul and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing Workshop TravelShop