TURKEY PACKAGE TOURS

14 DAYS TURKEY PACKAGE TOUR ISTANBUL GALLIPOLI TROY PERGAMON EPHESUS PAMUKKALE ANTALYA KONYA CAPPADOCIA

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HIGHLIGHTS: • Hagia Sophia Museum • Blue Mosque • Topkapi Palace • Grand Bazaar • Bosphorus Cruise • Spice Bazaar • Beylerbeyi Palace • Gallipoli • Troy • Pergamon • Ephesus • Virgin Mary House • Pamukkale • Hierapolis • Perge • Aspendos Theatre • Side • Kursunlu Waterfall • Myra • Kekova • Sunken City • Konya • Goreme Open Air Museum • Devrent Valley • Pasabag • Avanos • Uchisar • Cavusin • Pigeons Valley • Kaymakli Underground City • Red Valley • Gulludere Valley • Ortahisar

Low Season: 835 Euro per person (November to March)
High Season: 998 Euro per person (April to October / New Year)

Included: 
All airport transfers, 13 nights accommodation, midday public bus from Pamukkale to Antalya, midday public bus from Antalya to Konya, midday public bus from Konya to Cappadocia, 9 daily city tours, 9 lunches, entrance fees, all local transportations, professional guides

Excluded: Drinks at lunch, personal expenses, domestic flight ticket from Cappadocia to Istanbul  (ask for the price*) 
*Why it is not included?: Flight fares can be changed depending on the low / high season as well as making the reservations in advance. 

DAY 1 - CHECK IN TO HOTEL
Pick up from Ataturk Airport and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation in Istanbul Sultanahmet

DAY 2 - HAGIA SOPHIA MUSEUM - BLUE MOSQUE - GRAND BAZAAR - HIPPODROME SQUARE - TOPKAPI PALACE TOUR (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 08:30am. We will start visiting Hippodrome Square where we will see Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, and Fountain of Wilhelm II. After that, we will visit Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Grand Bazaar will be our last place to visit before having the lunch. After lunch, we will continue to visit Topkapi Palace (Harem is not included). At the end of the tour, we will see Hagia Irene Church (from outside), Caferaga Medrese, Sogukcesme Street. Return to your hotel around 17:00. 

Accommodation in Istanbul Sultanahmet

DAY 3 - BOSPHORUS CRUISE - SPICE BAZAAR - BEYLERBEYI PALACE - CAMLICA HILL TOUR (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 08:00am. We will drive along the old city wall and the Golden Horn. Then, we will visit Spice Bazaar. After that, we start Bosphorus Cruise tour by boat. We can see Galata Tower, Maiden's Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress etc from the sea. After lunch, we will continue to visit Beylerbeyi Palace (Harem is not included). At the end of the tour, we will drive to Camlica Hill which is the one of the best viewpoints in Istanbul. Return to your hotel around 17:30. 

Accommodation in Istanbul Sultanahmet

DAY 4 - GALLIPOLI BOAT TOUR (L)
Pick up from the hotel in Sultanahmet between 06:30 and 07:00. After the pick up, we will drive to Eceabat. We will have the lunch after arriving Eceabat. After lunch, we will start our tour visiting Kabatepe Simulation Center. Then we will take a boat to see Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, Anzac Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery from the sea. You will also have a chance to snorkel to see wreck of the Milo during the boat trip. Return to your hotel around 18:00.

Gallipoli Boat Tour can be replaced with Gallipoli Tour by tour bus (stop at cemeteries for a visit) upon your request.


Accommodation in Eceabat / Canakkale

DAY 5 - TROY AND PERGAMON TOUR – KUSADASI (B, L)

Pick up from your hotel around 08:00 to drive to Troy. We will see the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, The 3700 year old city walls, Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. - 2500 B.C., The Bouleuterium (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Current excavations in progress, Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.


After Troy tour, we will drive to Pergamon. We will have the lunch after arriving Pergamon and will start visiting Acropolis (Library, steepest Theatre of Anatolia, the Temples of Trojan and Dionysus, the place of monumental Altar of Zeus famous, with the relief of Gods and Devils, the Gymnasium situated on the terraces, the Lower Agora). Then, we will continue to the medical center of the ancient world, Asclepion.  

Transfer to Kusadasi with tour bus around 17:00. The road takes about 4 hours.

Accommodation in Kusadasi

DAY 6 - EPHESUS - VIRGIN MARY HOUSE - THE TEMPLE OF ARTEMIS TOUR (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 09:00. We will start visiting the Virgin Mary‘s House which is located on the top of the "Bulbul" Mountain. After that, we will drive to Ephesus Ancient Site to see the Odeon, Agora, Domitianus Temple, Roman Latrine, Theatre, The Fountain of Trajan, the stream baths of Scholastic, the temple of Hadrian, impressive library of Ephesus (Celsius Library) and the Grand Theatre where Saint Paul preached.

After lunch, we will continue to the Temple of Artemis (Diana) to see little remains of the temple. Return to your hotel around 17:00. 

Accommodation in Kusadasi

DAY 7 – PAMUKKALE and HIERAPOLIS TOUR (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 08:00. Then, we will drive to Pamukkale. We will visit the north gate of Hierapolis ancient city, the Necropolis (cemetery) with over 1.200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, and Byzantine Gate. After that, we will continue to natural part of Pamukkale. We walk down on walking path while 35ºC Spring water flowing around your feet.

After lunch, you will have free time for relaxing in the ancient Cleopatra’s pool (entrance fee is not included in the tour price), where you can swim amongst Roman ruins. Please take your towel, sunglasses and swimming suit. The tour finishes around 16:00. 

After tour, shuttle transfer to Pamukkale bus station.

Public bus from Denizli to Antalya at 17:30. The road takes about 4 hours.

Pick up from Antalya bus station and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation in Antalya

DAY 8 -  PERGE - ASPENDOS - SIDE - KURSUNLU WATERFALL TOUR (B, L)

Pick up from your hotel around 08:00. We will start visiting the Ancient city of Perge which was the capital city of the Pamphylia region. After a short break, we will drive to see Aspendos Theatre. After lunch at an open buffet restaurant by the river, we will continue to visit the Ancient city of Side. We will have half an hour as free time for shopping in Side. At the end of the tour, we will relax at Kursunlu Waterfalls. Return to your hotel around 18:00. 

Accommodation in Antalya

DAY 9free day in Antalya (B)

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Antalya bus station.

Public bus from Antalya to Konya at 17:30. The road takes about 5 hours.

Pick up from Konya bus station and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation in Konya

DAY 10 free day in Konya (B)

Accommodation in Konya

DAY 11 free day in Konya (B)

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Konya bus station around 15:00.

Public bus from Konya to Cappadocia around 16:00. The road takes about 3,5 hours.

Pick up from Urgup bus station and shuttle transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation in Cappadocia

DAY 12 - DEVRENT VALLEY - MONK'S VALLEY - AVANOS - GOREME - UCHISAR CASTLE (B, L)

Pick up from your hotel around 09:15. First, we will visit Devrent Valley to see the animals shaped fairy-chimneys. After that, we will drive to Pasabag (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Avanos is our next stop where you can watch the potters at work using kick wheels. In the afternoon, we will continue to the beautiful open air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. We finish our tour visiting the natural castle at Uchisar. Return to your hotel around 17:00.

Accommodation in Cappadocia

DAY 13 – RED VALLEY - GULLUDERE VALLEY - CAVUSIN VILLAGE - PIGEONS VALLEY - KAYMAKLI UNDERGROUND CITY - ORTAHISAR CASTLE (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 09:15. We will start visiting Red Valley and explore the famous rock-cut churches by walking 5 km through the Gulludere Valley till Cavusin Village. This village is famous for the houses and churches of the Christian clergymen. After lunch, we will continue to Pigeons Valley and then drive to Kaymakli underground city, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back, visit the natural castles at Ortahisar. The tour finishes around 16:30.

One of the before mentioned tours can be replaced with Derinkuyu and Ihlara Valley Tour upon your request.

Shuttle transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir Cappadocia Airport to catch an evening flight to Istanbul Ataturk Airport (if you prefer to book a flight ticket by your own, the flight time should be after 18:30pm).

Pick up from Ataturk Airport and transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul.

Accommodation in Istanbul Sultanahmet

DAY 14 – Transfer from your hotel to Ataturk Airport to catch your flight.

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NOTES
• Please ask for a single supplement.
• Hotels are based on bed and breakfast. Check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 11:00.
• All tours are regular. Please contact us for private tour options.
• You can make any changes on the programme, if our programs are not suitable for you. We can work together on your itinerary.
• We can also arrange ticket bookings for domestic flights. Flight fares are changeable according to your travel dates. Please let us know your travel dates to check flight fares.
• Programmes may change due to bad weather conditions.
• Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday. It will be replaced with Chora Museum.
• Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday. It will be replaced with Chora Museum. 
• Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
Turkish Mystic Music and Whirling Dervishes in an old hamam located in Sirkeci-Istanbul  (duration is one hour) with the cost of 22 Euro per person
Balloon Tour in Cappadocia with the cost of 110 Euro per person
Turkish night with dinner in Cappadocia with the cost of 49 Euro per person
Whirling Dervishes show in Cappadocia with the cost of 29 Euro per person
Alternative tours in Cappadocia such as horse riding, ATV, and Jeep Safari
Balloon Tour in Pamukkale with the cost of 110 Euro per person
Tandem Paragliding in Pamukkale with the cost of 59 Euro per person