16 Day Turkey Tours
Istanbul Gallipoli Troy Pergamum Ephesus Pamukkale Fethiye Antalya Konya and Cappadocia
Day 1 - Istanbul
On your arrival to Istanbul airport, meet our driver who hold a sign M 55 at first exit of the gate. Transfer to hotel in old city and you will meet one of our tour consultant to get brief of your tour and you can pay remainder payment to him/her. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul old city tour (B L)
After breakfast meet your guide at your hotel at 08:30 am. Visit Ottoman and Byzantine relics in old city of Istanbul which will be Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi palace and Grand Bazaar. End of the tour transfer to hotel, overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Free day in Istanbul (B)
After breakfast free day for you to enjoy Istanbul on your own, you can visit underground cistern, Spice bazaar and also you can join bosphorus cruise. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 4- Gallipoli Tour (Lunch)
Driver pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul around 06:30-07:00am and on our way to Gallipoli we stop by to have breakfast, after driving 5 hours you will arrive to Gallipoli. Then you will start your visit different memorials of Dardanelles, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnstons Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. End of the tour, you will take a ferry to Canakkale and overnight in the hotel.
Day 5- Troy and Pergamum Tour(*B *L)
Around 08:30-08:45 am your guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will join your group to visit Troy Ancient City. You will be surprised with genially made Trojan Horse and you will discover over 10 ancient cities built one on another, dating back to 3500 BC, passing through Apollo Temple, fortified city walls, battle field where Hector and Achilles fought for power, Roman Theater, Greco-Roman Senate building roundly shaped that hosted deputies of democracy. After Troy, drive to Pergamum. You are going to have your lunch in a traditional restaurant. Then visit the ancient city of Pergamum which held one of the most important libraries in the ancient world. After tour, a ride to Kusadasi and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6- Ephesus Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis Temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon
you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI.End of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 7: Pamukkale group Tour and private transfer to Fethiye(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 08:00-08:30 am and join to Pamukkale Hierapolis tour. Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish and it is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch during the excursion. End of the tour take a private car to Fethiye and overnight stay.
Day 8: Daily boat cruise Cruise (*B *L)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up and transfer to cruise. In Fethiye cruise you will have chance to swim in stunning bays of Mediterranean Sea. You will also have your lunch during the excursion. End of the day, transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9- Free day in Fethiye and private car to Antalya (*B)
After breakfast, you will have free day to enjoy Fethiye on your own. You can spend your day at the best beach of Turkey, BLUE LAGOON. End of the day take a private car to Antalya (4 h) and overnight stay in Antalya.
Day 10- Free day in Antalya (*B)
After breakfast free day for you to enjoy old city of Antalya or you can join Aspendos Perge and Waterfall tour. Another option will be one of the beach of Antalya, Overnight stay.
Day 11- Free day in Antalya (*B)
After breakfast you can enjoy one of the beach of Antalya or you can join rafting tour. You will be staying in old city part of Antalya, which will be quite interesting to walk around as well. Overnight stay.
Day 12- Private car or minivan to Cappadocia (*B)
After breakfast meet your driver and depart for Cappadocia via Konya. You will have chance to visit Mevlana museum on the way to Cappadocia. Overnight stay.
Day 13- Northern Cappadocia(*B *L)
Optional Balloon Tour available for this morning
After breakfast, your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15am then you will join your tour.you will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety. End of the day transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 14- Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15am then you will join your tour. Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. For lunch you are going to traditional Turkish Restaurant. In the afternoon you will be amazed by Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution.Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar Castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories. End of the tour transfer to airport and take a flight to Istanbul and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 15 - Free day in Istanbul
After breakfast you can visit underground cistern, Spice Bazaar or you can join Bosphorus cruise. Also shopping will be good option before you leave Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 16- Departure from Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have free time until the flight time. According to your flight time, you will be picked up from hotel and transfer to Istanbul Airport.
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 40 % extra for this trip.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport.
Connected flight to Izmir may land after midnight.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Dear guests who are travelling with us, we would like to inform that we do not take any responsibility in case of lost and forgetting of any valuable belongings in buses, any kind of transfer vehicles, at airports or bus stations. Please keep your belongings with you.
Cappadocia has a continental climate, so summers are dry and hot, so you will need sun-creme and hydrating cremes for your skin.
Hat and light clothes are preferable.
Winters are cold and snowy, so you will need very warm clothes and winter boots, gloves and beret.
Springs are slight hot but nights are always fresh, do not forget to bring your light jackets.
Autumns are tenderly hot but might be rainy like springs, better to have umbrella.
On your tours always wear comfortable shoes as it has a rocky surface.
Pamukkale has more or less the same conditions but do not forget to bring your swimming suit to swim in thermal pools.
Istanbul -Uyan Hotel, Zeynep Sultan, Gulhane park Hotel, Ferman Hotel
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House,Garden Inn Hotel
Fethiye - Villa Daffodil Hotel
Antalya - Antalya Inn Hotel
Kusadasi - Ilayda Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel
Per person 1600 euro with credit card and 1510 euro with cash payment
Istanbul - Dosso Dossi Old city Hotel or Levni Spa Hotel
Cappadocia - Hera Cave Suite or Cappadocia Inn Hotel
Fethiye - Alesta Yatch Hotel
Antalya - Dogan S Hotel
Kusadasi - Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, Lavista Boutique Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel (Suite Room)
Per person 1810 euro with credit card and 1720 euro with cash payment
Optional Hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia, per person 210 euro by credit card, 200 euro by cash paymen
- All airport transfers
- Domestic flights
- Hotels with breakfast
- Daily tours with entrance fees, guide, lunch and transportation
- Dinner and drinks
- Medical insurance