Silk Road Explorer Tour

07 Days / 06 Nights
from
$695
Visit Turkey to enjoy a 7-day adventure in the cities of the Seljuks and the Ottoman empire, Turkey. Beginning in Kusadasi, you will journey to Ankara passing by the ancient Silk Road. You can join to our Turkey small group holidays to see the ruins of Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya and the famous lunar landscapes of Cappadocia.


Tour Highlights

Trip type : Group Tour

Trip runs : On Tuesday

Day 1 Tuesday: Arrival Kusadasi

Your English speaking driver will meet and assist you at Kusadasi port. They will escort you to the hotel to check into your room and you will have the afternoon free to explore this popular resort town. In the evening you will meet your tour guide and fellow travelling companions. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 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 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 7 Monday: Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for final departure. End of our services
Meals: Breakfast
What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at Kusadasi
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 1 night 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 spending
  • Tipping
Tour Schedule 2014
January 07th, 21st
Febraury 04th, 18th
March 04th, 11th, 18th, 25th
April 01st, 08th,15th, 22nd, 29th
May 06th, 13th, 20th, 27th
June                03rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
July                  01st, 08th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
August            05th, 12th, 19th, 26th
September    02nd, 09th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
October 07th, 14th, 21st, 28th
November 04th, 18th
December 02nd, 16th, 30th


Tour Schedule 2015
January 13th, 27th
Febraury 10th, 24th
March 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
April 07th, 14th, 28th
May 05th, 12th, 19th, 26th
June                02nd, 09th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
July                  07th, 14th, 21st, 28th
August            04th, 11th, 18th, 25th
September    01st, 08th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
October 06th, 13th, 20th, 27th
November 03rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
December 01st, 08th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

 
 
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Prices per Person
Accomodation Plan
  • Grand Hotel Halic Istanbul
  • Marina Hotel Kuşadası
  • Crystal Kaymaklı Hotel
  • Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal Pamukkale
 
 DOUBLESINGLE
JAN.01 - MAR 13.2014 / NOV.01 - DEC 23.2014 $ 695 $ 995
MAR.14 - OCT.31.2014 / DEC.24 - DEC.31.2014 $ 830 $ 1105
JAN.01 - MAR 13.2015 / NOV.01 - DEC 23.2015 $ 760 $ 1080
MAR.14 - OCT.31.2015 / DEC.24 - DEC.31.2015 $ 860 $ 1250
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
Prices per Person
Accomodation Plan
  • Grand Hotel Halic Istanbul
  • Marina Hotel Kuşadası
  • Crystal Kaymaklı Hotel
  • Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal Pamukkale
 
 DOUBLESINGLE
JAN.01 - MAR 13.2014 / NOV.01 - DEC 23.2014 $ 695 $ 995
MAR.14 - OCT.31.2014 / DEC.24 - DEC.31.2014 $ 830 $ 1105
JAN.01 - MAR 13.2015 / NOV.01 - DEC 23.2015 $ 760 $ 1080
MAR.14 - OCT.31.2015 / DEC.24 - DEC.31.2015 $ 860 $ 1250

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