-Hotel accommodations in boutique hotels or 3-4-5 stared hotels in central places close historical areas
-Professional licienced guides from Ministery of Tourism
-Main entrance fees to museums and ruins
-Meals mentioned by the itenerary
-Local taxes & handling services
-All package tours are insured by TURSAB (Association of turkish Travel Agencies )
|Starting From||900 Euro|
10 Day Turkey Tour- Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia
Day 1- Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! One of our staff will meet you at the airport to transfer you to your hotel in Istanbul.
It will be your free day to discover the ancient city, absorb the history. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2- Istanbul ( B / L )
We pick you up from your hotel in the morning then we begin our tour from the Sultanahmet region, the heart of Old City Istanbul where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Ayasofya, one of the marvels of the world architecture, built by Emperor Justinian in the early 6th century AD. Its massive dome still dominates the skyline of Istanbul.
Blue Mosque, takes its name from the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Built by Sultan Ahmet I between the years 1609 and 1616.
Hippodrome, centre of sportive events and political activities of the old city. The Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II, The Obelisk of Theodosius and The German Fountain are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
Lunch at a nice local restaurant that serves delicious meals.
Grand Bazaar, was the commercial heart of the old city Istanbul and its 4000 shops are full of treasures including carpets, antiques, leather, icons, ceramics and jewellery.
TopkapÄ± Palace, the great palace was the principal residence of the Ottoman Sultans for nearly 400 years.
Süleymaniye Mosque, is the largest and grandest of Istanbul's imperial mosques.
At the end of the tour we will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3- Istanbul ( B / L )
Breakfast at your hotel then we pick you up from your hotel and begin with a brief visit to the 17 th century Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul's most colorful and bustling attractions.
Golden Horn, the arm of the Bosphorus and a natural harbour of the historical peninsula seperating the old and new parts of Istanbul.
Next we take an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway seperating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments.
Rumeli Fortress, (from the road -no interior visit) historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect the Bosphorus.
Dolmabahçe Palace, recent residence for Ottoman Sultans, built on a 110.000 square metres area and served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire, famous for its great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4,5 tons chandelier, the palace has 285 rooms,46 halls, 6 baths and 68 toilets.
Bosphorus Bridge, a unique chance to step from one continent to another in 2 minutes.
ÇamlÄ±ca Hill, exposing a panoramic view of Istabul and Bosphorus from the best point of the view.
At the end of the tour we take you back to your hotel and Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 - Istanbul to Gallipoli ( L )
We will pick you up from your hotel early morning in Istanbul then depart for afternoon tour of Gallipoli. Arrive in Gallipoli, we will have lunch at a nice local restaurant then we will visit the World War I battlefields of Gallipoli are now a serene site. Visit the Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, ANZAC Cove, Johnston's Jolly. Overnight Canakkale or Eceabat.
Day 5 - Troy – KusadasÄ± ( B )
After breakfast at your hotel then we will pick you up from your hotel to visit the ancient city of Troy, famous for the legendary Trojan horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Prince. After our morning Troy Tour, we will drive back to Canakkale where you will take a local bus to KusadasÄ±.
Arrive KusadasÄ± or Selcuk. One of our staff will meet on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in KusadasÄ±.
Day 6 - Ephesus Tour ( B / L )
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel and a short scenic drive, visit to the House of Virgin Mary where she is supposed to spend her last years together with St. John in the vicinity of Ephesus; Then to Ephesus, the best-preserved ancient city in Turkey and the place to get a feel for what life was like in Roman times, famous for its Celsius library, great theatre, marble streets, temples, and baths. It's situated in the fertile Ionian landscape and has been known throughout history for its temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Ephesus is one of the most extensive archeological sites in the world. After lunch in the town of Selcuk visit to St. John’s Basilica and Ephesus Museum. Then drive back to hotel and overnight in KusadasÄ±.
Day 7 - Pamukkale Tour ( B / L)
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel. Then driven to Pamukkale which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called "Cotton Castle" in Turkish. Visit the travertines and the Ancient City of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the highlights of the site. There shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins which lie beneath.
At the end of the tour, you will take a night bus to Cappadocia which will take almost nine hours by comfortable, airconditioned, non-smoking buses.
Day 8- Cappadocia
Arrive in Goreme, one of our staff will meet you at the bus station and transfer to your cave hotel which is really special in Cappadocia area.
North Cappadocia Tour ( L )
In the morning, meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia, we will start our tour from Uchisar.
Uchisar, a photo stop nearby the Uchisar castle and introduction of volcanic area. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of fairy chimneys.
Göreme Open Air Museum, where you will see several churches carved out by Orthodox monks. There are over ten cave churches in the Goreme Open Air Museum. Along with rectories, dwellings, and a religious school, they form a large monastic complex carved out of a roughly ring-shaped rock formation in the otherworldly landscape of Cappadocia.
ÇavuÅŸin village and its cave church. It is the oldest one in the area dating back to the 5th century. It is famous for its rock-cut dwellings and Stone houses,
Avanos, center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, a small town known for its ceramics. You will see the production of earthenware pottery in Avanos.
Lunch at a nice local restaurant that serves delicious tradational meals.
PaÅŸabaÄŸ, three coned fairy chimneys where the voice of wind mixes with the songs of fairies. highly remarkable earth pillars can be seen here, in the middle of a wineyard, hence the name of the place which means, the Pasha’s wineyard. The area is called Monk’s valley too. You can see a type of fairy-chimney with multiple caps and stems situated in the middle of vineyards.
Devrent Valley, The lunar landscape! Devrent Valley hides many different rock formations within. The little fairy chimneys in the valley form a lunar landscape or moonscape with their beautiful appearance. It has many animal shaped rocks.
Urgup’s Fairy Chimneys, with caps of conical shaped body and a boulder on top of it.
At the end of the tour we will take you back to your cave hotel. Overnight in Goreme.
Day 9- South Cappadocia Tour ( B / L )
After breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel to join our full day guided South Cappadocia Tour with lunch.
In the morning, meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia, first you will stop at Göreme Panorama, where the guide will give you information about the area and you can take pictures of the Goreme Valley.
Derinkuyu Underground City, a complex of joint caves built by the Christians to hide from possible attacks.It has over one hundred tunnels under the ground.
Ihlara Valley, walk in mysterious Ihlara Canyon, enjoy an easy hike through part of the valley along Melendiz River canyon.
Selime Castle, has a great view looking down the valley. The complexes were carved into volcanic rock outcroppings during the Byzantine period.
Pegion Valley, thousands of pegion houses carved into the rocks.
At the end of the tour we will transfer you to Kayseri Airport for a flight to Istanbul, arrive in Istanbul then one of our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel, overnight in Istanbul.
Day 10- Istanbul ( B )
After breakfast at your hotel, it will be your free time to do some shopping on your own in historical shopping areas like Grand Bazaar or Spice Bazaar.
We will transfer you to Istanbul Airport for your international flight or we can extend your tour to another destination.
Our tour concludes in here then we say have a nice flight.
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