Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines
Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines
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Turkey Tours - 6 to 9 days

Itinerary

2017 - 'Best of Turkey Tour'
8 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Saturday

Istanbul and the Bosphorous

Welcome to Istanbul. You will be transferred to your hotel and at 13:00 we will have a short visit to the Egyptian Spice Bazaar and a cruise along the European and Asian shores of the Bosphorous.

Overnight Istanbul
Boutique
Day 2
Sunday

Ankara, Cappadocia

After breakfast we drive towards the nation's capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.

Overnight Cappadocia
Boutique Cave
(B, D)
Day 3
Monday

Goreme, Underground City

Today we tour the Goreme Open Air Museum, Pasabag, Uchisar Castle and Kaymakli Underground City. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at a carpet village we learn how carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Tonight, don't miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers... a night you won't forget!

Overnight Cappadocia
Boutique Cave
(B, D)
Day 4
Tuesday

Konya, Pamukkale

Leaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum.

Overnight Pamukkale
5 star
(B, D)
Day 5
Wednesday

Pamukkale, Aphrodisias

Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 6
Thursday

Ephesus

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving back to our hotel

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 7
Friday

Izmir to Istanbul Old City

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your morning flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. (Optional Bosphorous By Night Dinner Cruise )

Overnight Istanbul
Boutique
(B)
Day 8
Saturday

Istanbul

Your day is free until your return transfer to the airport where your tour concludes.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note:
1. Domestic flight times may vary due to various circumstances
2. You will need to have your passport handy at check-in for any domestic flights
3. This tour starts at 13:00 with a half day tour of Istanbul. If flying into Istanbul on this day ensure you have left enough time to clear the airport, transfer to your hotel and check-in before 13:00.
4. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Transfer - Istanbul
    Atatürk Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Outbound Transfer - Istanbul
    Atatürk Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Domestic flight between Izmir and Istanbul and transfers
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • 7 nights - accommodation.
    1 night
    Boutique
    Istanbul
    2 nights
    Boutique Cave
    Cappadocia
    1 night
    5 star
    Pamukkale
    2 nights
    Boutique
    Kuşadası
    1 night
    Boutique
    Istanbul
  • 7 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
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Highlights

  • Ankara - Atatürk's Mausoleum
  • Cappadocia - Kaymakli - Underground City
  • Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Göreme Open Air museum
  • Istanbul - Bosphorus Cruise
  • Istanbul - Old City - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - St Sophia Museum
  • Konya - Mevlana Museum
  • Pamukkale - Hierapolis
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Aphrodisias - Ancient Site
  • Cappadocia - Üçhisar - Citadel
  • Göreme - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - Spice Bazaar
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace
  • Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Rumeli Hisari Fortress
  • Sultanhani Caravansary
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Accommodation

This page is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given overnight stop this means that we alternate between the listed hotels. The pre departure pack will show hotel for a given departure.

Turkey

Cappadocia
Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel
Standard : Boutique Cave
Address :-
Yunak Mahallesi
Cappadocia
Ph. :
+90 (384) 341 69 20
Website :
www.yunak.com
Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel
Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel
Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel
Istanbul
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Taya Hatun Sokak No:5
(formerly Sirkeci Konak Hotel)
Sirkeci
Istanbul
Ph. :
+90 212 528 43 44
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Kuşadası
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Atatürk Blv. No: 42
Kuşadası
Ph. :
+90 (0256) 614 7608
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Pamukkale
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Standard : 5 star
Address :-
Karahayit Mevkii
Denizli
Pamukkale
Ph. :
+90 (0258) 271 41 56
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
From
To
Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
01 Jan 2017
31 Dec 2017
1,059.00
340.00
01 Jan 2018
31 Dec 2018
1,099.00
360.00
Current 'Hot Deals' for Best of Turkey Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
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09 Sep 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
50%
* This discount is available to every 2nd person on the booking only.
Deposit Option available for Best of Turkey Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2020
01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2020
$ 250.00

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