Place Cover : Istanbul, Canakkale, Kusadasi, Canakkale
Duration : 9 Nights 10 Days
Travel Period : April – October, 2016
with Return Airfare (Per Person Twin Share Basis)
(Price may change based on availability at the time of Booking)
Day 1 Arrival in Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul. You will transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 2 Istanbul Old City
Tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 3 Ankara-Cappadocia
After breakfast we drive towards the nation`s capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia.
Day 4 Goreme – Underground City
Today we tour the Goreme open-air museum, Pasabag and Uchisar castle and Kaymakli underground city. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand what determines their value. Tonight, don`t miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers. A night you won`t forget! Overnight Cappadocia. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Konya - Pamukkale
Leaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum. Overnight Pamukkale.
Day 6 Pamukkale - Aphrodisias
Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, home of the famous Temple of Aphrodite. Overnight Pamukkale.
Day 7 Ephesus
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving to Izmir. Overnight Kusadasi.
Day 8 Pergamum, Troy, Canakkale
After breakfast, we will drive along the Aegean coast to the ancient city of Pergamum. We visit the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamum, its impressive temples and library that made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. We then continue north to tour the legendary city of Troy.
Day 9 Gallipoli Battlefields
After breakfast, we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston`s Jolly, original trenches and tunnels before driving to back to Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 10 Departure Istanbul
After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
3 nights accommodation in Istanbul at 4 star hotel,
2 nights accommodation in Cappadocia at 4 star hotel,
1 night accommodation in Pamukkale at 4 star hotel,
2 night accommodation in Kusadası at 4 star hotel,
1 night accommodation in Canakkale at 4 star hotel,
Daily Breakfast (except day1)
Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary,
Admission fees for all sightseeings mentioned in the itinerary,
Licensed local tour guide throughout the tour,
Language of guiding: English,
Transfer service from/to Airport and hotel on shared basis,
Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle.
International or domestic flights,
Tips to the guide and driver (optional),
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