TURKISH DISCOVERY TOUR

  • *SMALL GROUP TOUR**
  • Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights, departing on Fridays
  • Nights: Istanbul (2), Cappadocia (2), Pamukkale (1), Izmir (2)
  • Start: Istanbul, Finish: Izmir/Kusadasi Port
  • Tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 passengers.
  • Departs ISTANBUL on FRIDAYS: 19 January - 14 December 2018 (2018 printer friendly version PDF)
English Speaking Tour 8 day Turkish Discovery Tour 2016
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. 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)                  TRANSFER TO IZMIR AIRPORT OR KUSADASI PORT
After breakfast transfer to either Izmir Airport or Kusadasi Port. End of Tour. (B)
2018 DEPARTURE DATES
-Fridays-
Per Person
in Double / Twin
Per Person
in
Single
Per Person
in Triple
January: 19
February: 16
March: 16
November: 2, 9
December: 14
$1275 $2050 $1215
April: 6, 27
May: 11, 18, 25
June: 8, 15, 22, 29
July: 6, 13, 20, 27
August: 10, 17, 24
September: 7, 14, 21, 28
October: 5, 12, 19
$1395 $2170 $1320

 

Tour Includes: Accommodation in listed hotels or similar; Daily breakfast, 2 lunches & 4 dinners; Air-conditioned vehicles; Professional English speaking guides; Museum entrance fees; Arrival & departure transfers from & to Ataturk/Izmir Airport on first & last day of tour; Luggage handling, local taxes & service charges

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

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