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12 nights/13 days comprehensive cultural tour

Scenic land journey

Guaranteed departures from Istanbul, roundtrip         

Prices starting at US$ 2,890

Accommodation in 4 or 5 star hotels based on double occupancy

Fully guided sightseeing

Transfers and tours by private A/C motor coach

 

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Discover Turkey Tour - 13 days  (Small Group tour max 12)

Guaranteed Small Group Tour / max 12 guests / departs every Saturday

Accommodation in 4-5 star hotels
• Istanbul (2) • Canakkale (1)  •Kusadasi (2) • Pamukkale (1) •  Konya (1) • Cappadocia (3) • Ankara (1)  • Istanbul (1)


Category: Cultural small group tour, Roundtrip, Comprehensive, Scenic Land Journey

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrive Istanbul
Arrive at Ataturk airport in Istanbul, meet our greeter and transfer to your hotel. Overnight: Istanbul

 

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Tour (B)
09.00 a.m. After breakfast, pick up from hotel and our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. We visit the Topkapi Palace including Harem, Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Free time at Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme etc. Overnight: Istanbul

 

Day 3: Istanbul – Gallipoli- Canakkale  (B, D)

Breakfast at hotel and departure for Canakkale. En route to Gallipoli, we will visit World War I battlefields, Anzac Cove, Chunuk Bair and Lone pine Cemetery. Then we will take the ferry across the Dardanelles Strait to Canakkale for overnight. Overnight: Canakkale

 

Day 4: Canakkale – Troy - Pergamum -Kusadasi   (B, D)
Visit the famous archaeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the "Trojan Horse" and "Helen of Troy". Departure for Pergamon and visit the city of Pergamon with its breathtaking Acropolis and Asclepion, the ancient health center. Departure for Kusadasi. Overnight: Kusadasi.

 

Day 5:  Ephesus Tour – Kusadasi (B, D)
After breakfast we’ll first visit the Artemission Temple which is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. Continue to Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionia and one of the best preserved classical city of the Eastern Mediterranean dated back to 2000 years. After Ephesus visit, you can see some of the traditional carpet weaving techniques and enjoy viewing some splendid displays of beautiful carpets a local handicrafts center. Afternoon visit House of Virgin Mary. This house is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council of 431 in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. Transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight. Overnight: Kusadasi

 

Day 6: Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour (3, 5 hours drive) (B, D)
After breakfast we’ll drive to Pamukkale, on the way visit Aphrodisias which was primarily known as the center for the arts, specifically sculpture. The Aphrodisias School of Sculpture had a distinctive style and was very well circulated throughout the Greek and Roman world. Upon arrival in Pamukkale we’ll discover Hierapolis and the travertine terraces: one of the most spectacular natural wonders and the unique natural site of white limestone terraces cascading down the mountain slope. Overnight: Pamukkale

 

Day 7: Pamukkale - Konya (4,5 hours drive) (B)
Today we will depart to Konya, city where Mevlana Rumi is buried, founder of the most well-known Sufi order, Mevleviye. In Konya, we will visit the Mevlana Museum.  Then proceed to Karatay Theological School in which beautiful tiles are on display. Transfer to your hotel.  Overnight: Konya

 

Day 8: Konya - Cappadocia Tour (4,5 hours drive) (B)
Drive to Cappadocia.  En route visit Sultanhan Caravanserai; caravanserais are inns built by Seljuk Turks to ensure the travel and trade safety of the merchant caravans traveling on the Silk Road. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia

 

Day 9: Cappadocia Tour (B)

After breakfast tour Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. Continue to Soğanlı Valley, an Open Air Museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian village with its different style Rock-Cut churches and frescoes. Lunch break and visit to Sahinefendi newly discovered (01 May 2002) mosaic houses & Archaeological excavation site. Continue with Keslik Monastery near Cemil, that hides its frescoes behind a very thin smoke layer which we can only see by torch light. Our tour finishes with a visit to Mustafapaşa (Sinasos), an old Greek town with its spectacular old Greek houses; very fine examples of late Greek settlements and architecture.  Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia

 

Day 10: Cappadocia Tour (B)
Today meet the famous lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley, a journey in the past with its troglodyte houses, visit to Pasabag "fairy chimneys" where the voice of wind mixes with the "songs of fairies" near Zelve. Lunch break in Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Afternoon, visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Continue to Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia.  Transfer to your hotel. Overnight Cappadocia.

 

Day 11: Cappadocia – Ankara (B)
Drive to Ankara, visit Ataturk Mausoleum and Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Overnight: Ankara

 

Day 12 : Ankara -  Istanbul (B)
After breakfast drive to Istanbul through Bolu . Afternoon free time at Grand Bazaar for shopping Then join boat trip on the Bosphorus, a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages.  Overnight: Istanbul.

 

Day 13: Istanbul – Departure (B)
Check-out at noon. Transfer to airport for flight back home.

 

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