14 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Troy & Gallipoli Tour

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Take the 14 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Troy and Gallipoli Tour to discover the famous sites of Turkey. Our tour package provides you with a comprehensive excursion of the country so that you don’t miss out on any of its fascinating attractions.

Day 1: Arrive and Overnight in Istanbul

Arrive at any time. Upon your arrival at Istanbul New Airport(IST) or Sabiha Gökcen Airport(SAW), our team will be waiting for you at the exit of the international line of the Airport, holding a sign with your name written on it. After which, you will be transferred to your hotel. The afternoon is free for you to spend at leisure. Alternatively, you can join the Night Cruise on the Bosphorus with Dinner & Show.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): No meals are included on this day

Day 2: Istanbul Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour

After breakfast at approximately 8:30 am, you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full-day tour. Today on the tour you will visit the Hagia SophiaBlue MosqueHippodrome (Sultanahmet Square), Topkapi Palace and Historical Grand Bazaar. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise & Spice Market Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, set off on a half-day tour of the Bosphorus. Begin at the Spice Market (Misir Carsisi). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight), and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions, and the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel around 12:30 pm. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4: Fly to Kayseri/Nevsehir from Istanbul — North Cappadocia Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel for your transfer to the airport to catch your early morning flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to Cappadocia where you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your full-day North Cappadocia Tour. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next, you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch, you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5: South Cappadocia Tour

After breakfast at the hotel around 9:30 am you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Rose Valley. Next, you will visit Çavuşin Village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch, you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli or Ozkonak Underground City where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full-day tour. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Fly to Antalya

After breakfast check out of the hotel in Cappadocia. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kayseri airport to take your flight to Antalya. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Antalya. Check into your hotel in Antalya and the rest of the day is free.

  • Overnight in Antalya
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 1207 Boutique Hotel OR Kosa Boutique Hotel OR Alp Pasa Boutique Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 7: Full Day Tour to Perge, Aspendos, Side and Waterfall

Breakfast at the hotel. You will be picked up from your hotel around 8.00 am. The first place we will visit is the visit Perge, which was originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC and was one of the largest ancient cities in the Pamphylia region. Then we will depart for the Aspendos Ancient Theatre.

This incredibly well preserved ancient theatre was built in the 2nd centrury A.D., it has a capacity of 15,000 people and its still being used for festivals and music concerts.

We have a lunch break at a restaurant on a nearby river then depart for Side (pronounced Seeday). Side is one of the best classical ancient cities in Turkey, it was a port city that served the largest slave market in thsi region. During Roman times much construction took place in Side including a large theatre, Roman Baths and the Temple of Apollo.

Guests will have 1 hour of free time here to enjoy the sea and the city. We will stop at the Manavgat Waterfall on the way back, then drive back to Antalya and transfer back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Antalya
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: 1207 Boutique Hotel OR Kosa Boutique Hotel OR Alp Pasa Boutique Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 8: Free Day in Antalya

After breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure; no services provided, you can pre-book an optional tour. We recommend an optional tour of the Jeep Safari Adventure from Antalya*

  • Overnight in Antalya
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 1207 Boutique Hotel OR Kosa Boutique Hotel OR Alp Pasa Boutique Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 9: Bus to Pamukkale

After breakfast in the morning, you’ll be transferred to Antalya main bus station. From here you will board the intercity day coach to Denizli (duration 5 hours). Met on arrival & Transfer to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Pamukkale
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Adempira Thermal & Spa Hotel OR Colossae Thermal Hotel OR Hierapark Thermal & Spa Hotel Deluxe or similar (Standard quality)

Day 10: Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour

After breakfast at the hotel around 9:30 am you will be picked up from the hotel to begin your guided tour of the Pamukkale and Hierapolis area with a professional licensed tour guide. Around 10:00 am you will visit the first destination of Karahayit to see the Red Spring Waters. After Karahayit we will drive to Pamukkale and begin the visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis around 10:30 am. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinious Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater, and Antique Pool. You will also be able to take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Around 12:30 you will be given some free time for approximately 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale Antique Pools (at your own expense) during this free time. At 13:30 you will meet the guide and will get a chance to walk in the middle of the Pamukkale travertines from top to down without shoes and socks.  At 2:30 pm you will be taken for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch at approximately 3:30 pm, you will visit an Onyx Factory for approximately 30 minutes. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will begin your drive to Kusadasi (approximately 3 hours). We will drop you at your hotel in Kusadasi.

  • Overnight in Kusadasi
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 11: Ephesus Tour — Bus to Canakkale

After breakfast at the hotel around 8:30 am you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of Ephesus. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. You will first visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Next you will visit the world famous ancient Greco- Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, you will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterwards you will visit the Isabey Mosque. After your Ephesus tour, you will be driven back to Kusadasi where you will board a public bus to Canakkale at approximately 6:00 pm. You will arrive in Canakkale around 12:30 am and there will be 2 breaks enroute for personal needs. After arrival at the Canakkale bus station, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Canakkale
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 12: Troy and Gallipoli Combination Tours — Depart by Bus to Istanbul

After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel in Canakkale and will be picked up from your hotel in Canakkale at around 8:30 am. Today in the morning, we will begin with the Troy Tour where you will visit the Trojan HorseSacrificial Altars3700-year-old City WallsHouses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C.Bouleuterion (Senate Building)Odeon (Concert Hall), and the Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX. At the end of the Troy Tour at around 11:30 am, you will be taken to Eceabat and will have free time in Eceabat until 1:00 pm. Lunch will be at a local restaurant in Eceabat. After lunch, we will begin the Gallipoli Tour. You will visit Brighton Beach; the intended landing place, Beach Cemetery on the southern tip of Anzac Cove; the landing place of the first wave of Australian and New Zealand troops and home to up to 30,000 troops during the campaign, Ariburnu CemeteryAnzac Commemoration Site, Lone Pine Australian Memorial; site of the successful attack and capture of Turkish trenches by the Australians during the August offensive, Johnston’s Jolly where you will visit the original Allied and Turkish trenches and tunnels57th Regiment Turkish MemorialThe Nek, and the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. . At the end of the Gallipoli tour at around 6:00 pm, you will depart for Istanbul with arrival into Istanbul around 11:00 pm. You will be dropped back at your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 13: Free day in Istanbul to explore

Today you will have a free day in Istanbul which you can use at leisure. If you like you can also join an add-on optional tour at an additional cost. There are three add-on optional day trips from Istanbul that you can select during booking at an additional cost. The add-on optional day trips are 1) Bursa, and 2) Sapanca & Masukiye which return to Istanbul at the end of the day.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 14: Departure from Istanbul — End of Tour Service

After breakfast, you will check out from your hotel in Istanbul (hotel check-out is before 12:00 noon) and will then be transferred to the Istanbul International airport according to your flight details. This will be the end of our tour and services.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation
  • Domestic flight tickets as per the itinerary
  • 5 nights in Istanbul at Special Class or 4-star Hotels including breakfast
  • 2 nights in Cappadocia at a cave hotel including breakfast
  • 3 nights in Antalya at a 4-star or Boutique hotels including breakfast
  • 1 night in Pamukkale at a 4-star hotel including breakfast
  • 1 night in Kusadasi at a 4-star hotel including breakfast
  • 1 night in Canakkale at a 3-star hotel including breakfast
  • Professional licensed English-speaking guide during the tours
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch)
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Visa to enter Turkey
  • Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Optional tours mentioned in the program, they will be provided at an additional cost.
  • Services not mentioned in the program.
  • Drinks with meals.
  • Travel insurance (recommended).

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • The order of the itinerary is indicative and subject to change, but all visits described will take place.
  • This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour.
  • The regular group tour has shopping stops included in the tour.
  • Please advise your arrival details at time of booking.
  • Please note that the Blue Mosque is not open for visitation on Fridays as it is closed for religious prayer services. You will only be able to visit the outside of the Blue Mosque area on tours operated on Fridays. No visitation will be allowed inside the Blue Mosque for tourists on Fridays.
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici).
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.
  • During religious holidays, the spice market and Grand Bazaar are closed.

WHEN TO BOOK?

  • Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
  • You can book up to 2 days before (Istanbul local time) if there are still places available. If less than 2 days before start of your requested tour date, please contact us by email or phone as it would be a last-minute booking that will need to be checked for availability before your tour reservation is confirmed.

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    We reached safely to our country. We really enjoyed our tour of Turkey. You made excellent arrangements. Thanks a ton for your support.

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