13 Days, 12 Nights Turkey Tour
13 Days, 12 Nights Turkey Tour
Location: İstanbul- Gallipoli- Troy- Pergamum- Fethiye- Kekova- İzmir- Kuşadası- Pamukkale&Hierapolis, –Antalya-Cappadocia
Day 1 Arrive Istanbul:
Welcome to Turkey! Arrival into Istanbul. We will transfer you from airport and check-in to your Hotel. After checking, we will give you a brief explanation and review of your itinary. Overnight in İstanbul.
Day 2 Istanbul City Tour:
After the breakfast, you will meet our guide at Hotel. You will join old part of İstanbul tour. It covers Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 Daily Gallipoli tour from Istanbul:
We will pick you up early in the morning at 6:00-07:00 a.m and depart to Gallipoli. Full day tour 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. When tour ends, we will drive back to İstanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in İstanbul.
Day 4 Troy & Pergamum Tour:
After the breakfast, We will see Troy and Pergamum ancient cities, we will visit the Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy where over 10 ancient cities have been discovered and built one on top of the other, dating back to 3500 BC. When we finish the tour we will drive to Pergamum and visit the Acropolis, the Steepest Theatre of the ancient world, Temple of Trojan, the library, Asclepion, the ancient medical centre, the oldest known hospital in the world. Then drive to Kusadasi to your hotel.
Overnight in Kusadasi. (B-L)
Day 5 Ephesus Tour:
After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit ancient city of Ephesus. A full day of Ephesus tour covers great ruins of ancient city, Celsius Library (the most important commercial center of western Anatolia), Temple of Artemis and House of Virgin Mary. (B-L)
Day 6 Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour:
In the morning, we will pick you up 8:30 a.m and drive to Hierapolis. When you enter the Hierapolis, an ancient city located on hot springs and its necropolis. Then you have free time to stroll over travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.En of the tour drive back to hotel and overnight in Kuşadası.
Day 7 Blue Cruise ( 3 Nights 4 Days):
We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to harbor in Fethiye approximately at 11:00- 12:00.During your journey, you will stay away from the stresses of the city. We will stop Samanlik Bay for swimming and lunch. Butterfly Valley (sea conditions permitting) is our next stop for swimming and visiting this natural reserve, hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths. After these activities, we will cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) if the sea conditions permitting. Option for paragliding available. Last visiting of the day is St-Nicholas Island. Byzantine ruins,swim,dinner. First day will be ended. (B-L-D)
Day 8 Blue Cruise ( 2nd Day ):
Early in the morning, depart to Firnaz Bay near Kalkan. We will stop for breakfast and swimming. Afterwards, Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch and visit to this charming fishing village of ancient Antiphellos, as Kas was once known, only Lycian rock tombs, Sarcophagus and the Roman theatre. Kekova which is close near here, we will stop for swimming, dinner and 2nd night. (B-L-D) .
Day 9 Blue Cruise ( 3th Day ):
After the breakfast, depart to Sunken City of Kekova. You will see Lycian and Romans’ remains. Because of the archaeological site, this city is protected. Simena which is a traditional Turkish fishing village and no car access and Byzantine, Ottoman castle. In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available. Swimming, Dinner,relax and 3th night. (B-L-D)
Day 10 Blue Cruise ( 4th Day ):
You will see Pirates Cave before cruising to Andriace harbour. Disembarkation time before the lunch.After the lunch, transfer to Demre. We will stop for banking and shopping. When we finish the tour, we will check out from boat and transfer to Antalya. Overnight stay in Antalya. (B-L)
Day 11 Antalya to Cappadocia by Plane:
You have chance to explore Antalya. End of the day, we will transfer to airport and take a flight to Cappadocia via Istanbul. When you arrive the Cappadocia, Our representative is going to greet you at the gate a sign bearing your name and take you to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B)
Day 12 Cappadocia Red Tour ( North of Cappadocia):
After the breakfast, you will meet your guide and start your Cappadocia red tour. You will visit Devrent Valley (imagination valley), Paşabagları (Monk’s Valley), Avanos (Red River), Göreme Open Air Museum (Rock Churches), Esentepe (Panoramic View), Uchisar Castle. End of the tour, We will transfer back to your Cave Hotel. (B-L)
Day 13 Cappadocia Yellow Tour ( South of Cappadocia):
Our guide will pick you up approximately at 9:30 a.m. You will walk in Red and Rose Valley with tour guide and discover wonderful rock formations, pigeon houses, naturel tunels and churches. While you are walking, you will feel the nature and rocks. After the walking, you will visit the Piegon Valley and Kaymaklı Underground City. End of the tour, we will transfer to airport. Flight to Istanbul.(B-L)
Istanbul – Crowne Plaza İstanbul
Cappadocia – CCS Hotel, Kayakapi Premium Cave Suites, Mdc Hotel
Kuşadası: Double Tree by Hilton Kuşadası
Pamukkale: Spa hotel Colosae Thermal, Richmond Pamukkale Thermal
Antalya: Dedeman Hotels, Rixos Antalya
- Domestic Flights
- Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles throughout.
- Escort by an English speaking Professional tour guide-lecturer.
- Entrance fees to the whole museums and sites stated in the itinerary.
- Accommodation in mentioned or similar hotels.
- Arrival and departure transfers.
- Porterage at the hotels.