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Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Multi seater AC van

Detailed Itinerary

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Welcome briefing will be held

Enjoy a full day tour including a visit to Topkapi Palace Museum, residence of the Ottoman Sultans between 1453–1852 (excluding harem). Visit the Hippodrome, which was once the center of life where chariot racing and other public events took place. Tour the Blue Mosque built between 1609 and 1616, famous for its blue ceramic tiles. Next see St. Sophia, a church built in the 6th century Byzantine capital, converted to a mosque by the Ottomans, and now a museum and one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders. Your last stop will be the famous Grand
Bazaar, the world’s largest and oldest covered market with over 60 streets. Join an optional dinner with belly dancing entertainment.

Meals: B

In the morning, depart for Gallipoli, the site of many battles during WWI. Visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then cross the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight.

Meals: B / D

Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, best known for being the setting of the Trojan War and many cities built on top of each other. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional local village . Ten continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and continue to İzmir for overnight.

Meals: B / L

Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus, an important cultural center of the ancient world, and explore 2,000 year-old marble streets, a theater, the Library of Celsius, a gymnasium and Hadrian’s Temple. Take a short drive tosee St. Mary’s stone cottage where it is believed Virgin Mary spent her last years accompanied by St. John. Continue to a regional rugproduction center to have a frsthand experience of this unique art form.
Dinner & Overnight at the hotel.

Meals: B / D

After breakfast drive to Bodrum to visit th castle of St.Peter and the renowned Underwater Museum that was awarded the best Underwater Museum of the World in 2000s.
Dinner & Overnight in Bodrum.

Meals: B / D

After breakfast, the day is free for personal activities. Optional day island Kos. Overnight in Bodrum.

Meals: B

After breakfast, drive through lush valleys to Pamukkale, the Cotton Fortress, with white lime cascades formed by hot mineral springs. Visit ruins of the Roman health spa of Hierapolis and enjoy a swim in your hotel’s thermal pool.

Meals: B / D

After breakfast depart for Antalya, dinner and overnight.

Meals: B / D

This morning visit Perge and Aspendos afernoon is free for personal activities. Dinner at the hotel.

Meals: B / D

Early morning departure to Cappadocia on the way visit 13th century Caravansaray and later visit underground city of Saratli. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

Meals: B / D

Early Morning Optional: Hot Air Balloon Tour. Experience foating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves at sunrise. Afer break-fast visit Goreme, a historical region of Turkey, located among the rock formations, which were frst settled back in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today, as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in that 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. Join an optional Whirling Dervishes performance.

Meals: B / D

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

Meals: B / D

After breakfast depart for Istanbul. In the afernoon, join an optional halfday Bosphorus cruise enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with fne neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafés. Finish your last minute shopping at the Spice Market flled with the fragrance of the exotic east. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner.

Meals: B / D

Transfer to the airport for your return fight home.

Meals: B

Inclusions

First Class hotels with private facilities
Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner
Licensed guides throughout Turkey
Private air-conditioned transportation
Luggage handling
Local taxes and service charges
Arrival/departure transfers: only on arrival and departure days (arrivals and departure from/to Istanbul Airport).

Exclusions

Personal expenses
Customary tips
Drinks
Pre or post stay transfers are not included

Notes

Cost for Pre and Post Tour Accommodation Including Transfers, daily breakfast and local taxes is available on request
Child supplement is available on request
Children less than five years of age and unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 cannot be accepted on these tours.

Hotel Accommodation:-
City Hotel
Istanbul W Istanbul
Canakkale Kolin Hotel
Izmir Swissotel Grand Efes
Bodrum Doria Hotel
Pamukkale Doga Termal
Antalya The Marmara or Doubletree Centre
Cappadocia Gamirasu
Ankara Hilton Ankara
Istanbul W Istanbul

Trip Highlights

Istanbul - Canakkale - Izmir - Bodrum - Pamukkale - Antalya - Cappadocia - Ankara

Fixed-Departure

24 Sep, 2020
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AUD 4,291 P P single

01 Oct, 2020
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08 Oct, 2020
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15 Oct, 2020
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22 Oct, 2020
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29 Oct, 2020
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