TURKISH DISCOVERY TOUR

  • Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights, departing on Fridays
  • Category: 4 and 5 star hotels with Cave Accommodation
  • Nights: Istanbul (2), Cappadocia (2), Pamukkale (1), Izmir (2)
  • Start: Istanbul, Finish: Izmir/Kusadasi Port
  • Tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 passengers.
English Speaking Tour 8 day Turkish Discovery Tour 20162016 Itinerary:
Day 1:             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:             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:             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:             Cappadocia
Early in the morning an 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. Optional night tour:Turkish show. Overnight stay in Cappadocia. (BL)
 
Day 5:             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:             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:             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:             Transfer to Izmir Airport or Kusadasi Port
After breakfast transfer to either Izmir Airport or Kusadasi Port. End of Tour. (B)
2016 DEPARTURE DATES
-Fridays-
Per Person
in Double / Twin
Per Person
in
Single
Per Person
in Triple
January 8, 22
February 5, 19
March 4, 18
November 4, 10
December 16
$1,274
$2,047
$1,214
April 1, 8, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 27
June 3, 10, 17, 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
August 5, 12, 19, 26
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
October 7, 14, 21
$1,394
$2,167
$1,320

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

2016 Hotels (or similar): Istanbul – Titanic City, Cappadocia – Dilek Kaya, Pamukkale – Doga Thermal, Izmir – Kaya Thermal

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