Magnificent Tour of Turkey

Overview
Duration
Duration
11 Days
10 Nights
Duration
Countries
1 Country
9 Cities
Type
Type
Group Tour - Guaranteed Departure
Minimum 2 Persons
Run
Run:
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Have a taste of the beauty of Turkey and experience the best of it. Visit Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Izmir, Pergamon, Troy, Canakkale and more.

Included
  • Arrival and departure private transfers with assistance.
  • Accommodation 4 nights in Istanbul including breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Ankara including dinner & breakfast.
  • Accommodation 2 nights in Cappadocia including dinner & breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Pamukkale including dinner & breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Izmir including dinner & breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Canakkale including dinner & breakfast.
  • Professional English-speaking guides.
  • Entrance fees to museums.
  • All taxes are included.
     
Excluded
  • International Flights.
  • Entry visa.
  • Beverages, Lunches, Personal Expenses, Optional Tours, and extras are not mentioned in the itinerary.
     
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival In Istanbul

Arrive at Istanbul airport and meet our representative. Transfer to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul Tour

Breakfast. Full-day tour of the city. In the morning we will visit the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul's most identifying monument, one of the most appreciated and beautiful architectural wonders; in addition to being one of the largest churches in the world.

Then we will visit the Topkapi Palace, where the sultans lived between 1478 and 1856. Topkapi is not a unique structure, but an organic monumental complex made up of various kiosks, gardens, and areas spread over the neighborhood of the historic center of the city of Istanbul to the tip of the Golden Horn. We continue towards the Blue Mosque; admired for its six tall minarets and terraced domes that rise in the center of the building; you will see that the architect achieved his objective; perfection with this impressive piece of architecture.

In the afternoon visit to the Roman Hippodrome (Seventh Severe period). It was the place where chariot races and circuses served as entertainment for the inhabitants of Constantinople for over a thousand years. We will end the day in the covered market Grand Bazaar where they will enjoy free time. Back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Bosphorus Tour

Breakfast. In the morning we will make a previous visit to the Egyptian Bazaar or Spice Bazaar built in the seventeenth century and located in the old Eminönü neighborhood in Istanbul. We continue to take the boat for the tour of the Bosphorus (regular boat) taking place along the Sea of Marmara on both sides of the city: Asian and European.

During this cruise tour, from cruise, you will be able to see monuments such as Dolmabahce Palace, Çiragan, and The fortress of Rumeli Hisarı, among others. We continue with the visit to the Beylerbeyi Palace, built in white marble by Sultan Abdulaziz in the 19th century; it served as a summer residence for later sultans and a guest house for foreign dignitaries. Climbing Çamlica Hill, known as the Hill of Lovers, it offers a majestic panoramic view of the Bosphorus and Istanbul. Back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4: Istanbul - Ankara (By bus 450 Km)

Pick up between 12:00-13:00 from your hotels (city-centered) Departure to Ankara by our coach passing through the intercontinental bridge in Istanbul. Arrival in the capital of the country. Dinner at the hotel and overnight in Ankara.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5: Ankara - Salt Lake - Cappadocia

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the capital of Turkey with the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations with an exhibition of Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Hittite, Phrygian Urartu, etc ... remains and the Ataturk Mausoleum, dedicated to the founder of the Turkish Republic.

Departure for Cappadocia (290 km). Along the way, visit one of the Underground Cities built by Christian communities to protect themselves. The underground city preserves the stables, common rooms, meeting rooms, and small rooms for families. Arrival in the Cappadocia region. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6: Cappadocia Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. A day dedicated to visiting this fantastic region with its spectacular fairy chimneys, unique in the world Goreme Valley, with its cave churches, with paintings from the 10th and 11th centuries; stop at the troglodyte village of Uçhisar, visit Avcilar which has a spectacular landscape, the Derbent valley with its curious natural rock formations and time for artisan workshops such as carpets and onyx stones mounted on silver jewelry. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7: Cappadocia - Pamukkale (By bus 610 Km)

Breakfast and departure for Pamukkale. On the way, stop to visit the Sultanhan Caravanserai, Seljuk Inn from the medieval era. Continuation to Pamukkale. Free time in Pamukkale's "Cotton Castle", unique in the world with its natural pools of limestone hot springs and the petrified travertine waterfalls. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8: Pamukkale - Ephesus - Izmir (200 km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Exit for Selçuk-Efeso. Arrival and visit the archaeological area of Ephesus, a city dedicated to Artemis. The Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian, the House of Love, the Library of Celsus, the Agora, the Marble Street, and the largest Theater of antiquity. Visit to the House of the Virgin, the supposed last dwelling place of the Mother of Jesus. Stop at a leather production center and continue to Izmir- (~ 85 km.), The third largest city in Turkey. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.


Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 9: Izmir - Pergamon - Troy - Çanakkale

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Pergamon, the current Bergama (110 km). Arrival and visit the ruins of Asclepion, which was the most important hospital in Asia Minor, with its therapeutic center. Continuation to Troy (~ 190 km.). Visit the famous archaeological city of history that evokes the poetic name of the Iliad
saga of Homer. Continuation to Çanakkale (~ 25 km.). Dinner and overnight in Çanakkale.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 10: Çanakkale - Gallipoli - Anzac Cove - Istanbul

Breakfast. We will cross Dardanelles Strait by car ferry and continue to Gallipoli Peninsula. We will visit one of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli, including Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels, 57. Regiment Turkish Memorial, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Final Departure - Istanbul

Breakfast. Transfer to Istanbul airport to take your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

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Magnificent Tour of Turkey
Recommended
, 11/12/22

I highly recommend this tour. It includes all the gems of Turkey. Thank you for the service. 
 

Magnificent Tour of Turkey
Best trip to Turkey
, 10/14/22

Amazing trip. We almost see all the best places in Turkey. The tour guide was well knowledgeable and let us enjoy the time at our pace. Thank you!
 

Magnificent Tour of Turkey
Thank you Memphis Tours
, 7/10/22

Thank you for a magical experience.
 

Magnificent Tour of Turkey
Good 
, 7/10/22

Good company. 
 

Magnificent Tour of Turkey
Amazing company
, 4/9/22

I went to this trip with my friends. We booked a trip with an agency to assure we are safe. The trip was amazing and the guide was so friendly and cooperative.

 

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