Top 10 Best Holiday Destinations in Turkey

by Europe Group Tours Tour Operator

Turkey is always a pleasant delight to the senses. It includes every kind of natural beauty: mountains, forests, lakes, waterfalls, sea, rivers and also thermal hot springs! It has the nice fusion of historical and ultra-modern cities. Crazy nightlife and a carefree way of living combine peacefully here. Here are some of the top places in Turkey for your next vacation.

1. Istanbul

Almost all Turkey tour packages starts from Istanbul. It’s this city that is part of two continents at once. The Bosphorus Strait serves as a continental border, dividing the city into two parts as European and Asian. Visiting the Ottoman Topkapi Palace is necessary, the wonderful Hagia Sophia with its fancy mosaics, and the underground Basilica Cistern. Shop nonstop at the Grand Bazaar, take a mesmerizing cruise down the Bosphorus, take blessings at the Blue Mosque and take in the captivating city vision from the Galata tower.

2. Ankara

Ankara is Turkey’s capital and second-largest city with a silent version of Istanbul. Here, you can visit the Anıtkabir to see the city’s amazing skyline. For breathtaking views of the city, go to the Ankara Citadel situated in the Ulus Bentderesi District of the Old Quarter. Enjoy a leisure walk on the cobblestone alleys and take in the fantastic Ottoman houses. At last head to Kizilay Square loaded with trendy cafes and restaurants.

3. Cappadocia

Just look up in the sky at Cappadocia and see bright hot air balloons floating in the sky.  The view is beyond compare from the UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed Goreme Open Air Museum, containing rock-cut churches that once home of Byzantine monks. The other major highlights include underground cities, early morning hot-air balloon tours and the gorgeous cave churches of Goreme National Park.

4. Bodrum

Bodrum is the star of the Turkish Riviera and a perfect getaway for beach lovers. The city gives an entertaining Mediterranean vibe to travelers. It attracts many tourists for the high-end cafes, restaurants, and luxury hotels highlighting this coastline. Come around Bodrum Castle, the antique museum of Underwater Archaeology, the historical Bodrum Theatre, and Myndos Gate or relax on the beach.

5. Ephesus

If you are history enthusiast Ephesus must make place in your Turkey travel packages. Ephesus was age old Greek city and now its remains are very striking to visit. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the sites need to be visited are remains of the Temple of Artemis, the Temple of Hadrian, the Basilica of St. John and the Ephesus Museum where you will be charmed by the Artemis statute and the Gladiator Room.

6. Trabzon

Trabzon is nearby the Black Sea in north-eastern Turkey and has the fascinating Mountains pass through it giving a hill station-like atmosphere. Spend time at the Sumela Monastery a Greek Orthodox Ministry established in the year 346 AD. At night hang out near the Uzun Göl or Long Lake, enjoy an awe inspiring sunset over the Black Sea at Boztepe, and pay respects at the Trabzon Ataturk Kosku museum. Trabzon also has its own Hagia Sophia that’s unique.

7. Konya

Konya is a romantic city in Turkey honeymoon packages for lure dreamers and poets.  First destination should be at the Mevlana Museum that is filled with beautiful roses and have the tomb of the famous poet. Its Semahane has a museum showcasing religious items from the era. Head to the Alaeddin Tepe park for quality evening time by having cup of Turkish tea.

8. Pamukkale

Pamukkale’s celebrated thermal waters makes one of the world’s most interesting landscapes, thus means “Cotton Castle” in Turkish. It is located near Denizli in Turkey’s heart, there are elegant towns and ancient theatres to discover once you arrive at the tranquil thermal spas. To capture the best photographs, be at dusk when the travertine shines as the radiant sun sinks below the horizon.

9. Bursa

Bursa has numerous parks and mountain in and around it. It is a prime attraction for skiers due to the ski resort of Mount Uludağ. The mountain helps to escape from the heat and awesome mountain vistas. Have the teleferik to go up to the top.  Get souvenirs like ebru painting, calligraphy, metal art, and Ottoman-period antiques at the Kayhaan Bazaar. And the best part is the natural thermal spas and hammams!

10. Kas

Kas is a peaceful town away from the city hustle bustle. It is situated in the Antalya region at the admirable Mediterranean coastline of Turkey. This is the finest place to discover the underwater diving tours. You may also try the vibrant streets of the old market. Kas also gives a chance to relive the rich history through ancient sites like Antiphellos Theatre.

Thus going for Turkey tour packages from India is a total bliss!


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