Day 1: Istanbul
Upon arrival at Istanbul Ataturk airport, you will be greeted at the gate and transferred to your hotel. You will start out with a brief instruction and have the rest of the day to see Istanbul on your own.
Day 2: Istanbul Walking city tour
After breakfast pick up from hotel and do the full day tour of old city part, visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar. After tour free afternoon and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: Istanbul
After breakfast, you have free day to explore Istanbul on your own. You can visit under ground Cistern or enjoy at Grand Bazaar. Free afternoon and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4: Gallipoli tour
Early in the morning pick up from the hotel to depart for Gallipoli tour. We have full days tour of Dardanelles, Brighton Beach, Anzac Cove, Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair. We will cross the Dardanelles and end of the tour transfer to hotel. You have free evening, overnight in Canakkale.
Day 5: Troy tour
After breakfast depart for half days tour of Troy. We will visit the Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy where over 10 ancient cities have been discovered. They are built one on top of the other, dating back to 3500 BC. After the tour we will return to Canakkale and transfer you to the bus station to take a bus to Kusadasi. Arrive in Kusadasi and transfer to your hotel, free time and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 6: Ephesus tour
Breakfast at your hotel. At 09:30am depart for a full days tour of the Ephesus Ruins, Temple of Artemis, the Hadrian, Celsius Library and House of the Virgin Mary with lunch on the tour. End of the day transfer back to your hotel, free time and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 7: Kusadasi to Pamukkale
After breakfast, the day is for you to explore Kusadasi, at afternoon transfer to the bus station and take a bus to Pamukkale. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 8: Pamukkale Tour
After breakfast you will be picked up for a full days tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis. Pamukkale which means cotton castle, has been formed over time by the natural hot springs, rich in calcium and carbonate, that flow down the slope. We will also visit the ancient Roman Health Spa of Hierapolis, made most famous for it is thermal springs, theatre, Agora and the Necropolis. At the end of the day transfer to the bus station to go to Fethiye. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the evening is yours.
Day 9: Fethiye
The day is your to relax and enjoy the day away at one of the best beaches of Turkey, “The Blue Lagoon”, or explore the city. We will remain in Fethiye for the evening.
Day 10: Blue Cruise
You will be picked up from your hotel and transfered to harbor in Fethiye at 11:00-12:00 to Samanlik Bay for swimming&lunch. Butterfly Valley (sea conditions permitting)is our next stop for a swim&to visit this natural reserve,hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths. Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) again sea conditions permitting. Option for paragliding available. Last stop of the day is St-Nicholas Island. Byzantine ruins,swim,diner & 1st night.
Day 11: Blue Cruise
Around sunrise departure to Fyrnaz Bay near Kalkan for breakfast & swimming. Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch &visit of this charming fishing village. Of ancient Antiphellos,as Kas was once known,only Lycian rock tombs & sarcophagi and the Roman theatre are left. But the charm of the town remains! In a bay near Kekova we stop for swimming,dinner & the 2nd night.
Day 12: Blue Cruise
After breakfast departure to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian –Roman archaeological site is protected,so only looking!). Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access and Byzantine /Ottoman castle. In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available. Dinner,relax in this pirates haven.
Day 13: Blue Cruise
After breakfast we have a look at the Pirates Cave before cruising to Andriace harbour. Disembarkation before lunch.Bus transfer to the Treehouses in Olympos with a stop for banking and shopping when reguested. We arrive 13:00-15:00 and you will transfer to bus station, take a bus to Antalya, after arrival transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 14: Antalya
Breakfast at the hotel and free day for you to explore old city part of Antalya. We organise your hotel in old city part aswell (Inside of the Castle) Free time and overnight in Antalya.
Day 15: Antalya to Cappadocia by a car or minivan
After breakfast pick up from hotel and drive to Cappadocia via Konya. From Antalya to cappadocia no day bus or no direct flight, So I better recommend for you to use a private minivan with driver. Or we can organise a flight via Istanbul but you ll miss Konya. On the way to Cappadocia visit Konya and Mevlana museum. Overnight stay in a Cave hotel at Cappadocia.
Day 16: Cappadocia
Breakfast at the hotel and free day for you to explore Cappadocia on your own, you can hike beautiful valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight stay.
Day 17: North Cappadocia tour
After breakfast, pick up from hotel, and depart for full days tour of North Cappadocia, we will visit the Goreme open air museum, Devrent, Avanos , Pasabag, Uchisar and pigeon valley. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel, and the rest of the night is yours free to relax or explore.
Day 18: South Cappadocia tour
09:30 am pick up from the hotel and full days tour of Southern Cappadocia. We will visit Underground city, trekking rose valley, Esentepe, Catalkaya, hospital monastry and visit old Cavusin village. At the end of the day we will return to Goreme, overnight in a cave hotel.
Day 19: Cappadocia
After breakfast a free day for you to explore cappadocia on your own. It is a relaxing day for you. Free time and overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 20: Istanbul
After breakfast pick up from hotel and transfer to airport for take a flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival Istanbul transfer to hotel. This is a free day for you to shopping in Grand bazaar or exploring Istanbul again before you leave Turkey. Free time and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 21: Istanbul
After breakfast, there will be transportation to the airport provided according your flight time, unless you decide to extend your time with us, by enjoying another one of our many tours.
Price Information :
3 star or same quality boutique hotel
2230 USD per person with credit card and 2120 USD with cash payment
4 star or same quality boutique hotels
2550 USD per person with credit card and 2420 USD with cash payment
How to book tour :
We ask 30 % of the amount in reservation and rest of the amount you can pay when you arrive in Istanbul. You can make a payment with your credit card or bank transfer. If you would like to pay by credit card, we will send a mail order form for you to fill out. Then you can send the completed and signed form back to us by e mail or by fax. If you would like to pay with bank transfer, please contact us for our bank details.