Discover Turkey Tour Discover Turkey Tour
  • Tour date: All year around
  • Tour type: Private groups and individual
  • Tour price: Please contact us

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10 Days/ 9 Nights Tour Details

DAY 1 ARRIVAL AND OVERNIGHT

Arriving to the airport in Istanbul and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.

DAY 2 ISTANBUL FULL DAY TOUR

Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome Grand Covered Bazaar, Most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherwear and souvenirs. Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy, section. (B, L)

DAY 3 ISTANBUL – GELIBOLU

Pick up from hotels and drive to Canakale Eceabat. After having lunch in Eceabat visit in Gallipoli, Kabatepe War Museum, Brighton Beach, Anzac Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, Anzac Commemoration Site, and Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, the Nek and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. Overnight in Canakale. (B, L, D)

DAY 4 TROY - PERGAMON

After breakfast we start to explore the famous archaeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the "Trojan Horse" and "Helen of Troy" the proceed to The city of Pergamum in the north of the Aegean of West Anatolia with the frontiers to ancient Mysis, forms a significant part of the Aegean and Asia Minor history with Acropolis, one of the centers of Hellenistic and Roman ages. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)

DAY 5 EPHESUS

The tour starting with Isa Bey Mosque, then drive to an ancient Greek city, later a major Roman city, on the west coast of Asia Minor which called Ephesus, stroll past the Celsius library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus. After walking on the historical marble street the Great Theater where St. Paul preached will meet at the end. Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon will visit the carpet corporative to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life. EphesusArcheological Museum to see findings of Ephesus excavations and Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World. Fashion show in leather outlet center. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)

DAY 6 PAMUKKALE

Once known as Hierapolis which is famous with its healing thermal / mineral Baths beautiful snow-white "petrified waterfalls". After lunch visit Hierapolis, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the main Street and Gates, the thermal Baths and Masterpiece. (B, L).End of tour or Silk Road extension.

DAY 7 PAMUKKALE – KONYA - CAPPADOCIA

Departing from Pamukkale to Cappadocia through Konya, visit the Mevlana Mausoleum, the great mystic poet and Islamic spiritual leader, who founded the sect of ''Whirling Dervishes'' and visit 13th century Seljuk caravanserai "Sultanhan" in Konya. Drive to the hotel in Cappadocia. (L, D)

DAY 8 CAPPADOCIA

Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley. We visit Pasabag's "fairy chimneys", where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos center of terracotta art. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. We complete the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock-Castle, giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Visit the carpet cooperative to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Overnight stay in Cappadocia. (B, L, D)

DAY 9 CAPPADOCIA

Depart from your hotel to visit Red Valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Cavusin Village After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith., which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today.as storage areas, stables, and cellars. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar

DAY 10 Istanbul

Free Time till Transfer to airport or Istanbul extension (B)


TOUR PRICE INCLUDES;

* Pick up airport 
* Professional English speaking Official Tour Guide throughout tour
* Entrance fees to the various sites
* Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle
* Hotel accommodation based on double occupancy, single accommodation is surcharge
* Dinner in the hotels are may not include according to the chosen category 
* B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner as indicated schedule
* Domestic flight ticket

TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDES

* Beverages
* Personal expenses
* Tip to driver and tour guide
* Anything unless specified being included

Value 4 Star Hotels = Istanbul Euro Plaza BB, or Assos BB Kusadasi Grand Onder Hotel or Coast light (HB), Canakkale Iris Hotel Pamukkale Tripolis Hotel (HB), Cappadocia Mustafa Hotel (HB) or Similar

Departure from April to November Every Saturday

 

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