IN & OUTSIDE OF ANKARA
Short term, long term, economic or luxury cars available with or without driver. For groups we can also arrange a minivan, minibus or a bus.
We provide VIP protocol transportation for top level bureaucrats, delegations and guests of Embassies & Ministries.
We provide private transfers from & to the airport for groups and individuals. Please contact us to book your airport transfer. Our driver will welcome at the exit gate, holding a banner with your name on it.
Turkey is a paradise of sun, sea, mountains and lakes with a treasure of history. You can wholly enjoy this beautiful country and its sights with our private tours. You can visit the place that you like by your private car with a government licensed professional tour guide. And also you can choose your own times as well as amend the tour itinerary as you wish. Feel free to add additional hours to your tour to see more sights. Please contact ABC a few days prior to your tour date for prices or special requests you may have.
Government Licensed Professional Tour Guide and driver will accompany your private tour. Hotel pick-up and drop-off, full-board program, museum entrance fees, lunch in local restaurants on full-day tours, accommodation at 5*, 4* or boutique hotels are included in the tour prices.
HALF DAY / FULL DAY TOUR OF ANKARA
Mausoleum of Atatürk - the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Turkish Republic
Anatolian Civilizations Museum the world-wide famous museum where you’ll see numerous remnants from Stone Age, Neolithic Age, Hittites, Urartians, Phrygians and many other civilizations;
Citadel of Ankara The Citadel overlooks the city and is the acknowledged symbol of Ankara. It is the oldest part of the city, built either by Hittites or Phrygians, people live almost as they did 600 years ago. The region was settled before 2000 BC.
Hacıbayram or Kocatepe Mosque.
The Çengelhan Rahmi M. Koç Museum located in the historic Çengelhan - a former Caravanserai, built in 1522 - the Museum displays huge variety of exhibits on such diverse themes as Engineering, Road Transport, Scientific Instruments, Maritime, Medicine and many others.
Hamamönü: The most ancient settlement of Ankara became alive with the restoration works. Historical Ankara houses will welcome you in Hamamönü Streets. Art street, mansions and mosques are the best attractions.
Lunch at the castle -if requested in half day tours / Included in the full day tours.
FULL DAY TOUR TO HATTUSAS (up to 10 hours)
Departure in the morning and after driving 208 km arrival in Hattusas which was the capital of Hittites from 1750 B.C. Before visiting the main capital, proceed to Yazılıkaya to see the open sanctuary as the sun light comes on the bas-reliefs direct in the morning. Lunch at the area and visit to the capital of Hattusas with Lion's Gate , Tunnel , King's Gate , Citadel and Grand Temple Return to Ankara.
FULL DAY TOUR TO PHRYGIAN CAPITAL "GORDION " (up to 10 hours)
Departure in the morning to the capital of Phrygian arrive to the city known with the famous Gordion Knot , King Midas and his golden touch who lived in the central plains of Anatolia (700BC). Visit the Tumulus of King Midas and ruins of the city. Return back to Polatlı for lunch and continue to Ankara.
FULL DAY TOUR TO CAPPADOCIA (up to 12 hours)
Departure early in the morning, drive to Cappadocia Region along the picturesque Salt Lake , visit to the 13th century Seljukian Caravanserai Agzikarahan on the ancient Silk Road, then continue to Kaymaklì Underground City and the natural citadel of Uçhisar. Lunch and proceed to the Open Air Museum through Göreme Valley and its rock churches painted with colorful frescoes in the afternoon, and last visit to Zelve Valley . Late return to Ankara.
TWO DAYS CAPPADOCIA TOUR
Departure in the morning and drive to Cappadocia along the picturesque Salt Lake . Lunch on the way. After lunch, visit to the 13th century Seljukian Caravanserai Agzikarahan on the ancient Silk Road, then continue to Kaymaklì Underground City, the place early Christians hidden from persecutors. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia .
After having breakfast at the hotel, continue to our visits in Cappadocia Region with the Pigeon Valley and proceed to Open Air Museum through Göreme Valley and visit to the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. Continue to the natural citadel of Uçhisar to see the unique lunar landscape of the region where the wind and weather have eroded the soft volcanic rock, leaving pillars, cones and "Fairy Chimneys" Last visit to Avanos , the town which is famous with its handmade pottery and hand-knotted carpets. Lunch in Avanos and return to Ankara.
KARTALKAYA SKI RESORT
Kartalkaya, in the Köroğlu Mountains is a perfect resort for those who likes winter sports. It is one of the 3 best winter sports centers in Turkey. You'll find quietness and sportive enthusiasm in Kartalkaya. It is only 3 hrs away from Ankara. Daily or weekend tours are available.
2 DAYS SAFRANBOLU & AMASRA TOUR
Departure in the morning to Safranbolu, the city which is famous with its traditional wooden houses. Lunch next to the river in Yörük Village . After lunch, panoramic view of the city up on the Hıdırlık hillAfter visiting the historic Safranbolu Houses , Kaymakamlar Evi and Arasta Market arrival to the Hotel in Bartın . Dinner and overnight in Bartın.
After having breakfast at the hotel, short tour in Bartın which has the remains of a Roman road and pass-by from İnkumu , a lovely setting which has a sandy beach. After these places, arrival to Amasra (Sesamos ) “pearl of West Black Sea ” an ancient city founded in 6th century BC located on a peninsula. After visiting the city, lunch at the famous fish restaurant with a panoramic view. Free time for shopping (had-carved wooden articles are famous) and departure to Ankara .
2 DAYS İSTANBUL TOUR
Day 1: Full-day City Tour
Bosphorus Cruise : A stay in İstanbul is not complete without the traditional and unforgettable boat-excursion along the İstanbul Strait, the winding waterway separating Europe and Asia .A journey along the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn with İstanbul Cruise will give you a unique insight into the great city’s history. Cruise ends in Üsküdar.
Çamlıca Hill : It is the highest peak of İstanbul. Following a short drive after the suspension bridge you will reach the 268 meters hill where you’ll see the splendid panorama of the Bosphorus. Following a photo stop you’ll continue to drive over the Bosphorus Bridge and arrive to Dolmabahçe Palace.
Dolmabahçe Palace: built in 19 th century is one of the most glamorous palaces in the world. It was the administrative center of the late Ottoman Empire with the last of Ottoman Sultans was residing there. After the foundation of the Turkish Republic in Ankara, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk transferred all government functions to the youthful capital but on his visits to Istanbul Ataturk occupied only a small room at Dolmabahçe Palace as his own. (closed on Mondays and will be replaced with Chora Museum)
Day 2: Full-day City Tour
Hippodrome : in front of the Blue Mosque is the site of the ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races were organized and the centre of Byzantine civic life.
Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) : Built in the 17th century; facing St. Sophia. Also known as Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue İznik tiles.
German Fountain: A gift Kaiser Wilhelm 2. - Listen the stories of his liaison with the orient.
Hagia Sophia Museum (Saint Sophia) : This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, it is one of the architectural marvels of all times. Its immense dome is 55 meters from the ground and is 31 meters in diameter. The beautiful decorations include fine Byzantine mosaics. (closed on Tuesdays and will be replaced with Chora Museum)
Grand Bazaar : One could visit İstanbul for the shopping. The Grand Bazaar, in the old city is the logical place to start. This labyrinth of streets and passages houses more than 4,000 shops. Charming souvenirs and gifts can be selected from among Turkish crafts, the world renowned carpets, brilliant hand painted ceramics, copperware, brassware and meerschaum pipes. In the heart of the bazaar, the Old Bedesten offers a curious assortment of antiques (closed on Sundays and it will be replaced with Spice Bazaar)
Topkapı Palace : The great place of the Ottoman sultans between the 15th and 19th centuries. The most important museum of Turkey and the Balkan Peninsula. It is an incomparably rich treasure-chest, brimming with things of historical importance.
The Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnıcı) : Close to St. Sofhia is this 6th century byzantine cistern known as the Underground Palace . It is fine brick vaulting is supported by 336 Corinthian columns.
2 DAYS İZMİR CITY TOUR
Day 1: Half-day City Tour
Clock tower , built on the 19th Century by Sultan Hamit 16th. century mosque " Hisar Camii "; or “ Konak Camii ” Izmir 's bazaar district Kemeraltı Market , Havra Sokak Kadifekale on Mt. Pagos Asansör - the historical elevator (19th Century) in İzmir Karşıyaka – an attractive district on the opposite side of the bay * Dinner if requested Transfer back to your hotel
Day 2: Full-day Ephesus Tour
Departure for visiting Ephesus where the most complete ancient city has ever been excavated. Enter through the Magnesia Gate and a downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeum , the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian , the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater . The Theater had seating for 25,000, was the site where St. Paul preached to the Ephesians, and is used today for a local spring festival. Visit the house of Virgin Mary The Vatican has recognized this small house in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to St. Mary was found when the ruins of the house were first discovered. Ephesus – the Temple of Artemis “on of the seven ancient wonders of the world”. Archaeological Museum of Ephesus and The Basilica of St. John Şencan – the castle located at Ephesus Lunch at Seljuk near Ephesus Short visit to Kuşadası Transfer back to your hotel