TASTE OF TURKEY: Istanbul - Marmaris with 2 day Gulet trip

  • Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights, departing on Thursdays
  • Category: Deluxe, Superior First Class Hotels (4 and 5 stars) & Tourist Class Gulets
  • Nights: Istanbul (2), Canakkale (1), Kusadasi (2), Pamukkale (1), Gulet (3)
  • Start: Istanbul, Finish: Marmaris
  • Tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 passengers.
2015 Itinerary:
Day 1 Thu :      Istanbul
Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.
Day 2 Fri :        Istanbul
Full day tour including: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar.
Evening optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. (B)
Day 3 Sat :       Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale
Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit to Anzac Cove, Lone Pine cemetery, Chunuk Bair, Kabatepe War Museum then cross the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. (B, D)
Day 4 Sun :      Troy – Pergamon – Kusadasi
Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, best known for being the setting of the Trojan War and many cities built on top of each other. Lunch with locals in a traditional village. Tour the ancient Medical Centre Asclepion in Pergamon and then continue to Kusadasi for overnight. (B,L,D)
Day 5 Mon :     Ephesus & Virgin Mary’s House – Kusadasi
Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and Virgin Mary’s cottage and visit a region rug production centre.
Afternoon Optional: Tour of Sardis or Sirince. (B, D)
Day 6 Tue:       Kusadasi – Pamukkale
Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades). Visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. (B, D)
Day 7 Wed:      Hierapolis – Gocek or Fethiye
Visit the Hierapolis Roman health spa ruins and then motor south to the resort city of Gocek or Fethiye to board a gulet yacht. (B, D)
Day 8 Thu :      Yacht Cruise (Lycian Coast)
Sail across beautiful bays surrounded by high-forested hills.(B, L, D)
Day 9 Fri :        Yacht Cruise (Lycian Coast)
Continue cruising the Mediterranean coast explore nearby Lycian ruins, swim or simply relax(B, L, D)
Day 10 Sat :     Marmaris
Tour ends in Marmaris after breakfast. (B)

Per Person
in Double
August: 6, 13, 20, 27 $2,119 $3,536
September: 3, 10, 17, 24
$1,932 $2,932
October: 1, 8, 15 $1,869 $2,786

Inclusions: Listed hotels with private facilities (or similar standard equivalents), listed meals (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner), professional English speaking guides, air-conditioned vehicles, luggage handling, local taxes and service charges, arrival transfers from Ataturk Airport on first day of tour.

2015 Hotels (or similar): Istanbul - Radisson Blu Sisli, Canakkale – Kolin, Kusadasi – Charisma, Pamukkale - Thermal Colossae

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