Istanbul in 12 Hours

Istanbul in 12 Hours

You’re in Ataturk International Airport, and you have a few hours until your next flight. You can turn this waiting period  into an unforgettable experience. How ? Here  are the musts for a quicker tour of Istanbul.

Dikilitas(Egyptian Obelisk)

Dikilitas was constructed in 1450 BC in memory of Thutmose III in the ancient Egyptian city of thebes, and brought to Istanbul in AD 390.

Egyptian Obeliski

Turkish Delight From the Spice Bazaar

You can find various delicacies. from Turkish delight to dried fruits. baklava and spices, in the Spice Bazaar.

Turkish Delight

 

Books from Sahaflar Bazaar

Situated near the Beyaztit Gate of Kapalicarsi, Sahaflar Bazaar dates back to the 15th century. The bazaar offers a rich variety of books and manuscripts.

Basilica Cistern

Follow Sean Connery’s footsteps and enter the Basilica Cistern, built in AD 532. The two Medusa sculptures on the cistern remain mysterious.

basilica cistern

Blue Mosque(Sultanahmet Camii

Built in the name of Sultan Ahmed I between 1609 and 1616, this architectural jewel is known as the six-minaret mosque in Istanbul

Hagia Sophia

Turned into a mosque during Ottoman reign, the structure has an arch with Greek inscriptions while the calligraphy plates are decorated with Arabic verses.

hagia sophia

Turkish Coffee in the Madrasa

Dating to 1708, the yard of Corlulu Ali Pasha in Beyazit is known for its authentic coffee houses. You can drink Turkish coffee cooked in embers, tea, or herbal tea in a variety of places decorated with colourful lamps.

turkish coffee

Kaftans from the Grand Bazaar

You can buy suzani fabrics, kaftans and pashminas from Ottomano in the Grand Bazaar; feel yourself like a real sultan. Sandal Bedesteni St.No:36

Topkapi Palace

This palace overlooks where the Golden Horn, the Bosphorus and the Marmara Sea converge and has four fabulous gardens.

Topkapi palace istanbul

Million

This Marble stone, situated next to the Basilica cistern had been used to measure the distance from principal cities to Istanbul

Fish Sandwiches near the Galata Bridge

While you’re eating fish near the Galata Bridge, enjoy the view of the Golden Horn.

Fish Sandwiches Istanbul

 

Records From the Gramophone Grandfather

Mehmet Oztekin, the Gramophone Grandfather is the last gramophone repairman in Istanbul. In his shop in Grand Bazaar you can find nearly 2,000 record.

Rustem Pasha Mosque

with Consruction having begun in 1561, these examples of tile artistry in Iznik at its peak deserve to be scrutinized pattern by pattern.

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Cheap flights to Ercan Airport

How to find cheap flights to Ercan Airport?

A1cyprus offers you cheap flights to Ercan Airport from all over UK Airports, Book Today and Save, We have committed lots of cheap flights to Ercan this year all waiting to be book at A1cyprus.com or call our experts to book for you. You must book your Summer Flights During January and get Biggest Discount of % 50 for Ercan Flights, February % 40 Discount and March % 30 Discount for All flights.

Book your Summer Flights to Ercan Airport now and save, our Summer 2015 prices starting from £ 299.00

You can book from ourwebsite online

Turkish Airlines: Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham Edinburgh to Ercan Airport

Pegasus Airlines, Stansted to Ercan Airport

Atlas Jet Airlines: Luton to Ercan Airport

Cheap flights to Ercan

Why you should book your flights to Ercan with A1cyprus?

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Early Booking Discount for North Cyprus Holidays

North Cyprus Holidays on Sale Now!

Book your 2015 package Holidays to North Cyprus now and Save money,

Why you should pay more? We have limited availability for cheap Flights to Ercan, so reserve your Flight and Hotel Now.

Book Today and Save money, Get Free room Upgrades, Free Car hire, Free Half Board Upgrades.

All Holidays Up to off  % 50 Now

January Sale

 

% 50 OFF FOR ALL HOLIDAYS BOOKED BEFORE FEBRUARY

FREE ROOM UPGRADES FOR SELECTED HOTELS

FREE HALF BOARD UPGRADES FOR SELECTED HOTELS

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT FOR SELECTED HOTELS

FREE CAR HIRE BOOKING

FREE AIRPORT TRANSFERS

 

CALL US TODAY TO GET MORE DETAILS FOR EARLY  BOOKING DISCOUNT

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Places to visit in North Cyprus

What can I do in North Cyprus ? Where to visit ?

Usually  all our clients, search and call to book their  Summer holidays during January time, so  you started search and Seen our Advert and don’t know about North Cyprus. never been, your Friend recommended for you, however you been to paphos, or limassol, and you think its same, however not same, Why? North Cyprus still unspoilt, unique, natural, and not so crowd.

Using Turkish Lira instead of Euro, There is no mcdonald, and no burger king! there is Fresh food, Fresh Fruit, and friendly people.

You called and booked your holiday so you are looking places and what to do while you are in North Cyprus.

So Today I will give you information about what you can do in North Cyprus, where you can go ? Which place you should visit.

Apostolos Monastery in Dipkarpaz

Located Dipkarpaz (Karpaz Peninsular) Most famous attraction in Cyprus

Apostolos Monastery in North Cyprus

Great Inn Nicosia

Located in Old Town Nicosia, there are Restaurants, cafe, and shopping available.

Great Inn Nicosia\

Kyrenia Harbour and Castle

Most Famous place for visit in North Cyprus, there is cafes, Restaurants, bars, Shops, children playground, Boat trips available from harbour

Kerne Harbour and Castle

Sinai Monastery Karsiyaka (old Name Vasilia)

Located West of Kyrenia, top of the Karsiyaka Village, left vacant early 1900, great view, perfect area for walking, and relax.

you can park your car hire, and walk through Karsiyaka village to Sinai Monastery

Sinai monastery

 

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Great Video of North Cyprus

Great Video of North Cyprus

Today I would like to share a great video for North Cyprus, pearl blue water of Mediterranean Sea, Five Finger Mountains, Kyrenia Harbour, There are lots of reasons for visiting North Cyprus This year, not just the price, not just a country, its special place on the earth, still unspoilt, unique and natural, call us and book a holiday in North Cyprus in 2015

Happy New year

North Cyprus Tourism Adverts from Turkish Londra on Vimeo.

The Kingdom of Harmony(North Cyprus) from О!ФИЛЬМ(О!FILM) on Vimeo.

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A relax day in North Cyprus

A relax day in North Cyprus by our Local holiday experts

Last weekend We have been to Guzelyurt Area, West of the Island, Guzelyurt old name is omorfo, Its great drive from Kyrenia Area to Gemikonagi, If you are going to holiday in Northern Cyprus I highly recommend for you to do this route,

anyway, We passed Karsiyaka, Gecitkoy reservoir, and we drive through olive trees, pine trees, I love this route, both side of the road Orange and Tangerine Trees, make the Road so relax and great Smell, we stopped and picked some oranges as well, once we arrived Gaziveren, we stopped at argonya Restaurant for Breakfast, its perfect place for any food, organic and great breakfast we had, full of Energy in a natural place,

orange tree

 

I had Spinach borek, it was delicious, Still I remember the taste, it was so fresh and delicious, than I had my Turkish Coffee, with Hokum, and it was finalised fresh energy Breakfast. After that we drove to more west and eventually we arrived to Gemikonagi, we stopped there for Lunch Aspava Restaurant and We had fresh fish, with fresh chips, and Fresh salad, it was great Lunch, after our lunch we drove more yedidalga and visited Vuni palace ruins

Spinach borek

 

After vuni palace ruins, we stopped at Ersun hoca’S Farm fo little break and we had our coffees, with Local Sweet Paluze, she is always warm welcome for us, great local person, she cook local food, and always she is welcoming us, the bottles you can see on the shelves are local homemade Lemonde, if you visit this place i recommend to buy, its lovely drink cold or hot, if you like brandy sour, you need homemade lemonade.

cyprus organic food

 

Everybody was enjoying themselves, especially children was playing running around, it was great day out, if you are visiting North Cyprus, print out this day out, and do it, and you will see and discover Real North Cyprus

 

ersunhoca

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Christmas in North Cyprus

Why don’t you spend Christmas Holiday in Northern Cyprus?

If you are looking to holiday During Christmas holiday, North Cyprus is best destination to go, you will ask why you should go?  first is Weather even Middle of December you can have warm and Sunny day and you can do lots of walk, even Sunbathing, recent years alot of Expats moved to North Cyprus, and local Restaurants, hotels, even municapilities, started to organize Christmas Dinner, Chrismas Sing Songs, Chrismtas Charities, parties, Christmas Walks and more organizations, coming up, so you are not alone, during Chrismas period, Most of Hotels have Chrismas programme, 24th December, 25th December and you can go Home 26th or you can stay bit longer and can have New year eve party also,

christmas1

Last Week Kyrenia Municapility organised Chsitmas day, in City Centre for British people, This year, Hotel Sempati, Pia Bella Hotel, Almond Hotel, Merit Christal Cove Hotel, Merit Park Hotel, Colony Hotel, have Christmas programme, also there are few more restaurant offering great programme. And if you the price comparison, Hotel prices, Drink and Restaurant prices will be much cheaper than UK and Also other European Countries, as North Cyprus currency is Turkish Lira, and this year British pound strong against to Turkish Lira, so when you change 1 Gbp you can get 3.60 Turkish Lira, That sound great isnt it?

Which Airline offering better value for North Cyprus?

I suggest Pegasus Airlines from stansted, Altas Airlines From Luton Airport, and Turkish Airlines from Manchester, Birmingham, to Ercan airport, also dont forget Liverpool to Larnaca with Easy Jet you can find good price also.
During Christmas period you can hire a car from £ 15 Gbp.  or if you fancy to cycling, Bike rentals available from £ 5 Daily, its great time for cycling.

Christmas in North Cyprus

During Boxing Day, you can take nice walking Lapta Coastal Walk, or you can go down Kyrenia harbour and you can have easy relaxing day,
North Cypus will give you nice relaxing cosy holiday, during Chrismas.

 What to Eat in North Cyprus During Chrismas?

Kleftigo, Tarhana Soup, Baklava, Full Kebab, meze, Pastirma Kebab.

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North Cyprus Summer 2015 Holidays

Why you should book North Cyprus Summer 2015 Holidays Now?

Most of people includes me, We go at least once a year holiday or more, so Holiday money isn’t easy to save, so you have to count each penny, and save more for your holiday, however how to book a holiday cheaper and how to save money?

Yes Here is the Answers, I will give you some tips, so you can book your holiday and Save money, Most of companies start to advertise, and also holiday makers start to book their holiday end of January, of February, a major of group, so why you shouldn’t beat them and book in December and Save more, December usually people focus for Christmas and don’t think about summer holiday, so time to get the best deal and best hotel room for summer holiday, Best Month is December, Holiday offers just got ready and not many people booked yet, and also holiday advisors not so busy in December, good idea to talk more and discuss more!

Pia Bella Hotel

Pia Bella Hotel Kyrenia

You have first tip, and now I will share with you my second tip, which day you should pick the Flight, weekend? No way! Friday? No way! Try to fly Monday or Tuesday so you can get best flight price. For North Cyprus Flights, you can check our Packages with Pegasus airlines from Stansted or Atlas Jet Airlines from Luton Packages, they both fly to Ercan Airport, or you can fly From Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Dublin to Ercan Airport with Turkish Airlines

And 3rd Tip, Where you should stay? Do I have to stay in town Centre? No way, you can stay bit further and pay less money, and you can reach your hotel with public buses or Taxi and it will cost you less money.

Tip 4

Most of Hotels and also A1cyprus does Early booking discounts, Free room upgrades, free car hires, for Summer period, so if you book early you will save and your money will stay in your pocket.
And will benefit of the free room upgrade!

Acapulco resort hotel

Acapulco Resort Hotel

 

Do I have to book my trip now or in Resort?
It’s better to book your car hire or trip before you arrive to Resort, it will save money for you.

For example, If we are talking about North Cyprus I suggest you to book your holiday now, because there is limited Hotel beds available, and also there is limited Flights available to North Cyprus, once the regulars, Villa owners, booked their flights, if you haven’t booked your holidays or flights, you will have to book Expensive class and visit North Cyprus.

So call 0203 150 0352 to book your North Cyprus summer 2015 holidays

 

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A Day in Merit Spa North Cyprus

A Day in Merit Spa North Cyprus

To ensure that you will have an excellent day fulfilled with relaxation, make sure to begin with a calming breakfast chosen from the great buffet set on a seaside venue with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean sea glistening with the morning sun. After enjoying the juiciest fruit and freshest vegetables & greens, along with many specialties of the Turkish breakfast cuisine do have a gentle stroll in the lush green gardens of the hotel premises where green meets blue in the most picturesque ways.

Merit Spa

Sunbathing is a must whether you choose to lie on a hammock among the green grass, on great big cushions and sun loungers on the seafront terrace or even on loungers set along the sandy seaside with the most refreshing freshly squeezed juices of your choice. Head into the lobby to find the most decedent bite size deserts along with a glass of champagne found at most hours during the day. Continue your experience with the most soothing scents of essential oils generating from the spa premises completed with a steam room, sauna, Turkish bath, indoor pool, lounge area and private massage room with en-suite hot tub and shower.

Turkish Bath Merit

To enhance your spa experience you can choose to have a one of many options from massage and skin care programs. You may also want to consider a Turkish Bath foam treatment and body scrub based on a tradition going back several hundreds of years applied by the specialists. You can enjoy a dip in the indoor pool and lay on the special centrally heated mosaic marble beds located on the pool side to boost your experience of relaxation.

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How to Book Holiday Online – Example for beginners

Every year Online Market getting bigger and bigger, more and more people search and book their holiday online. Because Faster, Simple and They can get more discount, than High Street Shops.

However, Still some people find a bit scary, or say difficult to book a holiday online, so we have written a guide step by step to show you how easy to book online holiday

Visit A1cyprus.com and Search

How to book online

When you put on your browser www.a1cyprus.com it will take you in to our website. Above you will the this page, Its give you option to book your holidays to North Cyprus with Flights or without Flights, if you are looking package holiday including flights, just search your Departure airport from Drop down Menu and next select your date, and Click “search” button

Searching best price option

How to book holidays online

Once you clicked Search button this page it will appear, and it will take around 10-15 Second to Load the Next page which Hotels, and flight details will show to you, the listing will be From most Famous Hotels to Down,

Browse Hotels and Flights

Online booking Course

Now you will see the Hotels and Flight Details, our Clever System, put together flights, transfers, hotel, and Check in luggage for you, so there is no any extra cost will appear on next page. if you don’t like the flight you can choose above different flights, on different date, all flight is live. Hotel Reviews taken from Trip Advisor, if you want to see hotel details, you can click on Hotel picture and it will take you details page, where you can see Hotel reviews, pictures, facilities, Room details, and Area on Map. When you decide which Hotel you can click “Book Now” and it will take you next page

Review your order and confirm

Book A Holiday online

book online

Now you are on Last Page

Just feel your Details and if you want you can add extra Car hire, and you can confirm your order,

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See? it’s as simple as that, You can try and book your Holiday online at a1cyprus.com

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