WONDERS OF TURKEY: Antalya - Istanbul

2020 Itinerary:

Day 1 (Friday)                        ARRIVE ANTALYA

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Tonight meet your fellow tour companions, and your guide. (D)

Day 2 (Saturday)                   ANTALYA / PERGE / ASPENDOS / ANTALYA

This morning visit Perge and Aspendos. The afternoon is free for personal activities. Dinner at the hotel. (B,D)


Day 3 (Sunday)                      ANTALYA / CAPPADOCIA

Early morning departure to Cappadocia, visiting a 13th century Caravansarai and later visit the underground city of Saratli. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. (B,D)

Day 4 (Monday)                     CAPPADOCIA

Early Morning Optional: Balloon Tour, experience floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves at sunrise. After breakfast visit historical Goreme, located among the rock formations, which was first settled in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in the region. Continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high quality earthenware. Also visit Pasabagi, Red Valley and attend a brief regional pottery workshop. Dinner at a special local restaurant. (B,D)
Evening optional: Join a Whirling Dervishes performance.

Day 5 (Tuesday)                    CAPPADOCIA / ANKARA

Early morning departure to the capital city of Ankara through the salt lake area, enjoy an afternoon tour of the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic caravanserai holding artefacts from up to 7500 years old including the most extensive and valuable collection of Hittite artefacts in the world. Dinner at a special local restaurant and overnight in Ankara. (B,D)

Day 6 (Wednesday)               ANKARA / ISTANBUL

After breakfast depart on a scenic drive to Istanbul. Afternoon Optional: half day Bosphorus Cruise, enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with fine neighbourhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafes. Finish your last minute shopping in the Spice Market filled with the fragrance of the exotic East. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner. (B,D)

Day 7 (Thursday)                  DEPART ISTANBUL

After breakfast, transfer to the airport (B) END OF TOUR.
Per Person
in Double / Twin
Per Person
Per Person
in Triple
April: 3, 10, 17, 24
May: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June: 5, 12, 19
July: 3, 17, 31
August: 14, 28
September: 11, 18, 25
October: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
November: 6
$1745 $2590 $1700

Tour Includes: Accommodation in listed hotels (or similar); Daily breakfast & 6 dinners; Arrival (day 1) and departure (day 7) transfers from and to Antalya/Istanbul airport; Air-conditioned vehicles; Licensed English speaking guides and entrance fees; Luggage handling; Local taxes and service charges

Deluxe and superior first class hotels with private facilities used (or similar): Antalya - The Marmara or Doubletree Centre, Cappadocia – Gamirasu Hotel, Ankara – Hilton Hotel, Istanbul – Conrad Istanbul

For further tour information or to book a tour, please contact Timeless Tours.

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