MAGICAL TURKEY TOUR **SMALL GROUP**

  • **SMALL GROUP TOUR**
  • Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights, departing on Saturdays
  • Group Size: Minimum 2, Maximum 22 passengers
  • Nights: Istanbul (3), Canakkale (1), Kusadasi (2), Pamukkale (1), Fethiye (2), Antalya (1), Cappadocia (2), Safranbolu (1)
  • Tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 passengers.
  • Departs ISTANBUL on SATURDAYS: 24 March - 27 October 2018 (2018 printer friendly version PDF)
 
14 Day Magical Turkey Tour Small Group Regular Departures
2018 Itinerary:
Day 1 (Saturday)                    ISTANBUL
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative before being transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.
 
Day 2 (Sunday)                      ISTANBUL
After breakfast at the hotel, a guided tour including Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Spice Market. The day ends with an overnight stay in Istanbul. (B)
 
Day 3 (Monday)                     ISTANBUL / CANAKKALE
After breakfast at the hotel, depart for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, the Nek, Chunuk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th Regiment Memorial, and then cross the Dardanelles for your overnight stay in Canakkale. (B,D)
 
Day 4 (Tuesday)                    CANAKKALE / TROY / PERGAMON / KUSADASI
After breakfast drive to Troy, the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Crossing the mountain Ida, we arrive at Pergamon and visit Acropolis. Overnight stay in Kusadasi. (B,D)
 
Day 5 (Wednesday)               KUSADASI / EPHESUS / SIRINCE / KUSADASI
After breakfast, a short drive to visit Ephesus. Then we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets and leather. Lunch in a nomadic tent in Selcuk to taste Turkish Gozleme. We continue to marvellous village of Sirince where you are able to experience one of the most beautiful villages in Turkey. You may be able to shop and taste delicious wines of the village. Return to Kusadasi for overnight stay. (B,L,D)
 
Day 6 (Thursday)                   KUSADASI / HIERAPOLIS / PAMUKKALE
After breakfast drive through the meander plain and cotton farms, arrive at Pamukkale, time to enjoy the beautiful lime cascades and visit ancient Hierapolis. Overnight stay Pamukkale. (B,D)
 
Day 7 (Friday)                         PAMUKKALE / KOYCEGIZ / FETHIYE
After breakfast we drive to the lakeside town of Koycegiz. Here we take a boat cruise to turtle beach and smother ourselves in mud at a local mud-bath. Continue to Fethiye for dinner and overnight. (B,D)
 
Day 8 (Saturday)                    FETHIYE / GREEK KAYAKOY / OLUDENIZ / FETHIYE
Today explore the quaint Greek village of Kayakoy. This afternoon drive to Oludeniz, perhaps enjoy a swim before returning to Fethiye for overnight. (B)
 
Day 9 (Sunday)                      FETHIYE / SAKLIKENT GORGE / ANTALYA
After breakfast we visit the stunningly beautiful Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's longest and deepest canyon, after tracking along the canyon we will continue to Antalya crossing the Tauros Mountains, upon arrival visit Duden Waterfall. Dinner at your hotel and overnight Antalya. (B,D)
 
Day 10 (Monday)                   ANTALYA (ASPENDOS) / KONYA / CAPPADOCIA
After breakfast an early departure for Konya, an en-route stop at Aspendos to see the ancient theatre. Upon arrival to Konya, we tour the monastery of the Mervlana Whirling Dervishes. Then have an afternoon drive to Cappadocia via Seljuk seeing a fine example of an ancient Silk Road caravanserai. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. (B,D)
 
Day 11 (Tuesday)                  CAPPADOCIA
Early Morning Optional: Balloon tour is available. After breakfast 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. Evening optional:A fun Turkish folklore evening is available tonight. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B,L)
 
Day 12 (Wednesday)            CAPPADOCIA / ANKARA / SAFRANBOLU
Morning departure for Safranbolu. On the way stop in Ankara and visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum in Ankara. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. We continue our drive and check in to our Safranbolu, the UNESCO World Heritage town, which is considered as an open air museum. Tonight we stay at an old ottoman mansion. (B,D)
 
Day 13 (Thursday)                SAFRANBOLU / ISTANBUL
After breakfast visit the old town of Safranbolu where you can test a fine sample of Turkish delights then continue to drive to Istanbul for an afternoon visit of the Grand Bazaar. Overnight Istanbul. (B)
 
Day 14 (Friday)                      ISTANBUL
After breakfast transfer to airport. (B)
 
2018 DEPARTURE DATES
-Saturdays-
Per Person
in Double
Single Per Person
in Triple
March: 24
April: 7, 28
May: 5, 12, 19, 26
June: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July: 7, 14, 21, 28
August: 4, 11, 18, 25
September: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October: 6, 13, 28, 27
AU$2655 AU$3530 AU$2520

Tour Includes: Accommodation in listed hotels or similar; Daily breakfast, 2 lunches & 8 dinners; Air-conditioned vehicles; Professional English speaking guides; Museum entrance fees; Arrival & departure transfers from & to Ataturk Airport on first & last day of tour; Luggage handling, local taxes & service charges

Special Class (4-5*) Hotels used (or similar): Istanbul – Novotel Bosphorus Karakoy/Ramada Old City (Old City), Canakkale – Kolin, Kusadasi – Charisma Deluxe/Ramada Resort Kusadasi, Pamukkale – Doga Thermal, Fethiye – Atapark, Antalya – B.W Khan, Cappadocia – Kapadokya Lodge, Safranbolu – Imren Lokum Konagi/Cinci Hani

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