Glories of Turkey Tour

14 Days/13 Nights
from
$1395
Discover Turkey's most impressive Sightseeing in small group tours of Turkey. Visit Istanbul, Gallipoli Battlefields, Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum, Ephesus, Antalya, Cappadocia and the magnificent white calcium terraces known as Travertines in Pamukkale.
Tour Highlights

Trip type : Group Tour

Trip runs : On Thursday

Day 1 Thursday: 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 Friday: 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 Saturday: Gallipoli Battlefields

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to visit the WWI battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, Anzac Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, and the original trenches and tunnels. Check into your hotel and have dinner and overnight in Canakkale.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 4 Sunday: Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to visit the ruins of Troy, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. Check into your hotel, dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 5 Monday: Ephesus, Kusadasi

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up for a guided tour of Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis. These fantastic ruins are certain to impress as one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the region. Continue on to the house of the Virgin Mary, where she is thought to have lived out her life after Jesus Christ’s death. End the day with a demonstration of the carpet weaving techniques of Turkey. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight in kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 6 Tuesday: Pamukkale, Hierapolis

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as the Travertines, in Pamukkale. You will also visit the ancient city of Hierapolis.Take a dip, amongst ancient columns in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Check in your hotel, dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Wednesday: Perge, Antalya

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to depart for Antalya, stopping to visit Perge on the way. Check in your hotel, dinner and overnight in Antalya.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Thursday: Free Day in Antalya

You will have the day free to explore Antalya. Optional tours will be offered to Phaselis, an ancient, coastal city or a lazy yacht cruise along the coast of the Mediterranean. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Friday: Antalya, Aspendos, Konya

After breakfast at your hotel, depart to Konya. On the way you will visit the famous theatre in Aspendos, Mevlana Mausoleum and Karatay Koran School. Check into your hotel and have dinner and overnight in Konya.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 Saturday : Konya, Cappadocia

After breakfast at your hotel in early morning, depart to Cappadocia. On the way you will visit a 13th century Agzikarahan caravanserai, the land of Fairy Chimneys and the famous underground city of Saratli. You will have a chance to taste Cappadocian wine in a cave winery. Dinner will be at a local restaurant and overnight in Cappadocia.
Optional: Whirling Dervishes performance.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 11 Sunday : Cappadocia

Optional: Balloon Tour. Floating through the volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves during the sunrise. After breakfast, visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, and enjoy the regional pottery workshop. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 Monday : Cappadocia, Ankara

Depart in the early morning for Ankara by way of Agzikarahan Caravanserai. You will visit Anitkabir, the mausoleum of the Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, and the Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Check into your hotel and overnight in Ankara.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13 Tuesday : Istanbul

Drive back to Istanbul. In the afternoon, you will be free to explore the city. Enjoy a farewell dinner in a local restaurant and overnight in Istanbul.
Optional: half day Bosphorus cruise, including last minute shopping in the Spice Market.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14 Wednesday :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 3 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Canakkale based on half board
  • 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
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Antalya based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 nights in Ankara based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 nights in Konya 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 spending
  • Tipping
Tailoring your trip
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1-800-490-0512
This is a sample itinerary
and can be tailored by our passionate and dedicated Tour Consultants to suit your specific requirements and needs
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Prices per Person
Accomodation Plan
  • Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Harbiye
  • Kolin Hotel Çanakkale
  • Charisma De Luxe Hotel
  • Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal Pamukkale
  • Crowne Plaza Antalya
  • Hilton Garden Inn Konya
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Ankar
  • Lykia Lodge Kapadokya Hotel
 
 DOUBLESINGLE
MAR.01 / MAR.31 - NOV.01 / NOV.30 2014 $ 1395 $ 2045
APR.01 / OCT.31 2014 $ 1645 $ 2395
DEC.01 / DEC.31 2014 $ 1545 $ 2245
Departure Dates 2014
MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC
06,13,
20,23
03,10,
17,24
01,08,
11,15,
18,22,
25,29 
01,05,
12,19,
26
03,10,
17,24,
31 
 
07,14,
21,28
 
04,07,
11,14,
18,21,
25,28 
02,05,
09,16,
23,30
 
02,06,
20
 
18

  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
Prices per Person
Accomodation Plan
  • Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Harbiye
  • Kolin Hotel Çanakkale
  • Charisma De Luxe Hotel
  • Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal Pamukkale
  • Crowne Plaza Antalya
  • Hilton Garden Inn Konya
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Ankar
  • Lykia Lodge Kapadokya Hotel
 
 DOUBLESINGLE
MAR.01 / MAR.31 - NOV.01 / NOV.30 2014 $ 1395 $ 2045
APR.01 / OCT.31 2014 $ 1645 $ 2395
DEC.01 / DEC.31 2014 $ 1545 $ 2245

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