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Glories Of Turkey

 

Day 1| Istanbul |Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Welcome briefing will be held.

Day 2| Istanbul |Enjoy a full day tour including a visit to Topkapi Palace Museum, residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Visit the Hippodrome, tour the Blue Mosque. Next see St. Sophia, a Church that was converted to a Mosque and now a museum and one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders. Your last stop will be the famous Grand Bazaar. Join an optional dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B       

Day 3| Gallipoli-Dardenelles-Canakkale|In the morning, depart for Gallipoli, the site of many battles during WVI. Visit Anzac cove, Lone pine cemetry and Chunuk Bair, then cross the Dardenelles to Canakkale for ovetnight. B D

Day 4| Troy-Pergamum-Izmir |Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with localsin a traditional local village. Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Centre in Asclepion and continue to Izmir for overnight. Optional; dinner at local restaurant. B L

Day 5| Ephesus & St. Mary’d House-Izmir |Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and explore 2,000 year-old marble street, a theater, the library of Celsius, a gymnasium and Hadrian’s Temple. Take a short drive to see St Mary’s stone cottage where is believed Virgin Mary spent her last years accompanied by St. John. Continue to a regional rug production center to have a firsthand experience of this unique art form.

Day 6|Izmir-Pamukkale |Drive through lush valleys to Pamukkale, the Cotton Fortress, with white lime cascades formed by hot mineral springs. Visit ruins of the Roman health spa of Hierapolis and enjoy a swim in your hotel’s thermal pool. B D

Day 7|Pamukkale-Bodrum |After breakfast drive to Bodrum city by walking around. Dinner & overnight in Bodrum. B D

Day 8|Bodrum-Kos |After breakfast, the day is free for personal activities. Optional day Island Kos overnight in Bodrum. B

Day 9|Bodrum-Antalya| After breakfast depart for Antalya, for dinner and overnight. B D

Day 10|Perge-Aspendos-Antalya |This morning visit Perge and Aspendos afternoon is free for personal activities. Dinner at the hotel. B D

Day 11|Antalya-Konya-Cappadocia |Early morning departure for Konya visit Mausoleum of the Sufi philosopher Mevlana. Afterwards departure to Cappadocia on the way visit 13th Century Caravansaray and later visit underground city of Saratli. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. B D

Day 12|Cappadocia |Early morning optional: Hot Air Balloon Tour. Experience floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves at sunrise. After breakfast visit Goreme, a historic region of Turkey.Continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high quality earthenware. Also visit Pasabagi, Red Valley and attend a brief regional pottery workshop. Dinner at a special local restaurant. Join an optional Whirling Dervishes performance. B D

Day 13|Cappadocia-Ankara |Early morning departure to the capital city of Ankara through the salt lake area. Enjoy an afternoon tour Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic Caravanserai, holding artifacts from 7500 years old. Dinner at special local restaurant and overnight at Ankara. B D

Day 14|Ankara-Istanbul |After breakfast depart for Istanbul. In the afternoon, join an optional holiday Bosphorus cruise enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with fine neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks, gardens, restaurants and cafes. Finish your last minute shopping at the Spice Market filled with the fragrance of the exotic east. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner. B D

Day 15|Istanbul |Transfer to the airport for your return flight home. B

Duration: 15 Days / 14 Nights  

Tour Code: KEY

Price Includes:

  • First Class hotels with private facilities
  • Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner
  • Licensed guides throughout Turkey
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Arrival/departure transfers: only on arrival and departure days. Pre or post stay transfers are not included

Price Excludes: 

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to guide and divers
Season P/P in DBL Sgl. Supl P/P in Trpl
• Apr 11, 18, 25, • May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 • Jun 06, 13, 27

• Jul 04, 18 • Aug 01, 15, 29 • Sep 05, 12, 19, 26

$2710 $1300 $2565
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