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10 Days / 09 Nights
$1344 Price info
Type Group Tour
Schedule On Saturdays
Turkey small group tours with best deals and quality. Join our Turkey tour in 10 days to enjoy an adventure tour in the cities of the Seljuks and the Ottoman empire passing by the ancient silk road. Begin your tour in Istanbul to see the ruins of Ephesus then travel to  Pamukkale, Konya and the famous lunar landscapes of Cappadocia.
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Day 1 Saturday : 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 Sunday: 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 Monday: 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 Tuesday: 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 Wednesday: 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 Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. End the day at the carpet village to learn how the carpets are made by hand. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight in kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Thursday: 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 Friday: Silk Road, Konya

After breakfast at your hotel, you will depart to Cappadocia along the ancient Silk Road. On the way you will visit Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana Museum in Konya. Check into your hotel for dinner and overnight Cappadocia.
Optional: Traditional Turkish folklore show in the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Saturday: Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy the day in Cappadocia. Marvel at the lunar landscape of the region at the Goreme Valley Open-air Museum and explore the many levels of a city carved into the rock. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Sunday: Ankara

Early in the morning, you will be picked up to depart for Ankara where you will visit Anitkabir, the mausoleum of the Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before continuing on to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. Optional: morning flight to Istanbul from Kayseri, Cappadocia
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 Monday: Istanbul – Fly Back Home

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for final departure. End of our services
Meals: Breakfast
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at Istanbul Airport
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Canakkalel 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
  • 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
  • International Airfare.
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
Price Per Person:
  • Istanbul: Nidya Galata Port Hotel or similar 
  • Canakale: Iris Hotel or similar 
  • Kusadasi: Tatlises Hotel or similar 
  • Pamukkale: Colossae Hotel or similar 
  • Cappadocia: Lykia Lodge Hotel or similar
NOV.01.2015 - DEC.31.2017 $ 1344 $ 1828
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
  • Children under age of 8 (including 7 years old) is not allowed to join this tour.
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through April 30.2016 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 02.99 Free of Charge , pay only for domestic flights if exist
    3 - 10.99 get 20% off from adult tour price
    from 11 is considering as adult

  • Payment

    Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces. Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50% forming part of your final payment.

  • Turkey Entry Visa

    You can easily apply for a tourist visa in just a few steps at www.evisa.gov.tr and you can obtain an electronic visa (e-Viza) via online application provided that you have a minimum 6- months- valid passport by the date of application. You can explore Turkey and its wealth of culture, history and scenic beauty unless your visit exceeds 90 days.

  • Tipping

    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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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
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
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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