CLASSICAL TURKEY TOUR

  • **SMALL GROUP TOUR**
  • Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights, departing on Fridays & Saturdays*
  • Group Size: Minimum 2, Maximum 22 passengers
  • Nights: Istanbul (3), Cappadocia (2), Pamukkale (1), Izmir (2), Canakkale (1)
  • Start: Istanbul, Finish: Istanbul
  • Tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 passengers.
  • Departs ISTANBUL on FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS*: 19 January - 14 December 2018 (2018 printer friendly version PDF)
 
10 day Classical Turkey Tour 2016 EARLYBIRD BOOKING SPECIAL
2018 Itinerary:
Day 1 (Friday)          ISTANBUL
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative before transferring to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.
 
Day 2 (Saturday)        ISTANBUL
After breakfast at the hotel, a guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar will commence. The day ends with an overnight stay in Istanbul. (B)
 
Day 3 (Sunday)          ISTANBUL / ANKARA / CAPPADOCIA
After breakfast, we depart for Ankara where we will visit Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum. This is the burial place of Ataturk, the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. We then depart for Cappadocia. After a picturesque trip along the Salt Lake, we will arrive in Cappadocia for an overnight stay. (BD)
 
Day 4 (Monday)         CAPPADOCIA
Early Morning Optional: Balloon tour is available. Then, full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and natural fortress in Uchisar. Lunch in a cave restaurant, taste a famous pottery kebab. Here, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and potteries. Evening optional: Turkish Show and Dinner.Overnight stay in Cappadocia. (BL)
 
Day 5 (Tuesday)        CAPPADOCIA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE
Early departure for Pamukkale. On the way, visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai before arrival in Konya. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, we continue our drive to Pamukkale for an overnight stay. (BD)
 
Day 6 (Wednesday)   PAMUKKALE / IZMIR
After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with the magnificent Necropolis, graveyard and the lime cascade. Afterwards we continue our drive to Selcuk to visit Temple of Artemis ‘‘one of the seven wonders of the ancient world” then onto Izmir for overnight stay. (BD)
 
Day 7 (Thursday)       IZMIR / EPHESUS / SIRINCE / IZMIR
Morning drive to ancient city of Ephesus where we will visit its magnificent library, theatre and temples. Lunch in nomadic tent in Selçuk, taste Turkish Gozleme. Continue to the beautiful village of ┼×irince, for shopping and perhaps a taste of delicious wine before returning to Izmir. Overnight stay in Izmir. (BLD)
 
Day 8 (Friday)            IZMIR / PERGAMON / CANAKKALE
Early departure for Bergama to visit the Asklepion with its well preserved remains before continuing to Troy; the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Drive to Canakkale for an overnight stay. (BD)
 
Day 9 (Saturday)        ISTANBUL
After breakfast, we will cross the Dardanelles then continue to Gallipoli to visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Chunuk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th regiment memorial. Continue to Istanbul for overnight stay. (B)
 
Day 10 (Sunday)        ISTANBUL
After breakfast transfer to the airport. END OF TOUR. (B)
2018 DEPARTURE DATES -Fridays & Saturdays*-
**4 & 5 Star Hotels with Cave Accommodation**
Per Person
in Double
Single Per Person
in Triple
January: 19, 20
February: 16, 17
March: 16, 17
November: 2, 3, 9, 10
December: 14, 15
$1490 $2100 $1450
April: 6, 7, 27, 28
May: 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
June: 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
July: 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
August: 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
September: 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
October: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
$1620 $2235 $1580
2018 DEPARTURE DATES -Fridays & Saturdays*-
**4 & 5 Star Hotels**
Per Person
in Double
Single Per Person
in Triple
January: 19, 20
February: 16, 17
March: 16, 17
November: 2, 3, 9, 10
December: 14, 15
$1350 $1855 $1260
April: 6, 7, 27, 28
May: 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
June: 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
July: 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
August: 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
September: 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
October: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
$1480 $1990 $1395

*Participants can also join this tour on Saturdays - day 2 Istanbul sightseeing will be done on day 10 instead.

Tour Includes: Accommodation in listed hotels or similar; Daily breakfast, 2 lunches & 5 dinners; Professional English speaking guides; Museum entrance fees; Air-conditioned vehicles; Luggage handling, local taxes & service charges; Arrival & departure transfers from & to Ataturk Airport on first & last day of tour

Superior Class (4-5*) with Cave Hotels used (or similar): Istanbul – Mercure (Taksim)/Ramada Old City (Old Town), Cappadocia – Dilek Kaya (Cave style hotel), Pamukkale – Doga Thermal, Izmir – Kaya Thermal, Canakkale – Kolin

Superior Class (4-5*) Hotels used (or similar): Istanbul – Mercure (Taksim)/Ramada Old City (Old Town), Cappadocia – Burca Kaya, Pamukkale – Doga Thermal, Izmir – Kaya Thermal, Canakkale – Kolin

*Please note: Once early bird prices have been paid they are non-refundable.

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