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Travel Turkey and begin your adventure in Istanbul, the city which spans between Europe and Asia, before making a loop around the Turkey's most fascinating cities. Over 8 days you will explore Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia and Konya and travel south Turkey along the ancient Silk Road to visit Pamukkale, Kusadasi and Ephesus.
Itinerary:
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Day1 Friday: Arrival Istanbul

Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2 Saturday: Istanbul Old City

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia. Visit the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Then back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Sunday: Ankara, Cappadocia

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to depart to Ankara, where you will visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before continuing on toward the Cappadocia. Check into your hotel, dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Monday: Goreme, Underground City

After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the Goreme Open-air Museum, Pasabag, Uchisar castle and Derinkuyu, an underground city. Then return to your hotel for dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Optional: Turkish cultural evening featuring folklore performers and belly dance show.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Tuesday: Konya, Pamukkale

After breakfast at your hotel, you will leave Cappadocia and head south along the ancient Silk Road. Along the way you will visit Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in Konya. Check in your hotel, dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Wednesday: Pamukkale, Aphrodisias

After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. Then drive to Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite, before heading onto the resort town of Kusadasi. Check into your hotel and have dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Thursday: Kusadasi, Ephesus

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up for a tour of Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis. This ruined city is sure to impressed as one of the most well-preserved ancient cities in the world. Continue to the house of the Virgin Mary. You will have the chance to learn how the carpets are made by hand at village carpet weaving workshop. Then back to your hotel for dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Friday: Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Izmir Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at airport
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Kusadasi based on half board
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cappadocia based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Pamukkale based on half board
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned above
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tour
  • Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare.
  • Turkey entry visa.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal Spendings.
  • Tipping.

Tour Schedule 2015
March 06th, 20th
April 10th
May 01st, 08th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
June                05th, 12th, 19th, 26th
July                  10th, 24th
August            07th, 21st
September    04th, 11th, 18th, 25th
October 02nd, 09th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
November 06th, 20th 

Prices per Person
Accomodation Plan
 DoubleSingle
JAN.01 - MAR.14 2015 / NOV.01 - DEC.23.2015 $ 1030 $ 1420
MAR.15 - OCT.31 2015 / DEC.24 - DEC.31.2015 $ 1150 $ 1570
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
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Best Time to Visit Turkey
Spring and autumn are the ideal times to visit Istanbul and the inland regions. The Aegean and Mediterranean coasts are typically like the Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. As you travel further east in Turkey the extremes in climate become more pronounced with very hot and dry summers reaching highs of 40°C and bitterly cold winters with heavy snowfall.
Flying to Turkey
Istanbul for comfort and quality – Turkish Airlines & Delta Airlines (Daily and Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
09 hours 30 minutes direct from New York
10 hours direct from Washington
Time Difference
Standard Time = GMT+2 hours
Summer Time = GMT+3 hours
Visas
Required - obtainable an e-Visa online by your credit or debit card before you travel costs $20 or on arrival
Health Requirements
Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip includes measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot
Clothing
Most citizens of Turkey are Muslims, but Turkish society is secular and modern, so European dress styles prevail. For your holiday in Turkey, dress the same as you wear in your country
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