Ancient Turkey Tour

08 Days / 07 Nights
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$885
Begin your Turkish holiday 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.
Tour Highlights

Trip type : Group Tour

Trip runs : On Friday

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 Istanbul Ataturk 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.
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Prices per Person
Accomodation Plan
  • Ramada Hotel and Suites Istanbul Atakoy
  • Cave Hotel Blue Valley Cappadocia
  • Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal
  • Grand Blue Sky International Kusadasi
 
 DoubleSingle
MAR.15 - OCT.31 2014 $ 995 $ 1410
NOV.01 - NOV.30.2014 $ 885 $ 1255
Departure Dates 2014
MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEPT OCT NOV
14,28
04,11,
18,25
02,09,
16,23,
30
13,27 11,25 08,22
05,12,
19,26
10,24 07,21
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
Prices per Person
Accomodation Plan
  • Ramada Hotel and Suites Istanbul Atakoy
  • Cave Hotel Blue Valley Cappadocia
  • Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal
  • Grand Blue Sky International Kusadasi
 
 DoubleSingle
MAR.15 - OCT.31 2014 $ 995 $ 1410
NOV.01 - NOV.30.2014 $ 885 $ 1255

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