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Best of Turkey – 9 Days

$ 1,100.00

Turkey is a peninsula and a bridge between Asia and Europe.

9 days showcases Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Kusadası, Pergamum, Troy and Canakkale.

Description

Day 01, Fri Arrival ISTANBUL
Welcome to Istanbul. Upon arrival at Istanbul Airport (new airport), you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Celal Sultan (Boutique) or Similar

Day 02 Sat ISTANBUL (B/L)
After breakfast, begin your full day tour of Istanbul. You will visit the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace (excluding Harem Section) and Grand Bazaar.
Lunch included.

Day 03, Sun ISTANBULANKARA / CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
After breakfast transfer to Istanbul Airport for flight to Ankara (*).

Upon arrival, visits in Ankara -the capital city of Turkey-, including the Hittite Museum, where archaeological pieces dating as far back as the prehistoric age are exhibited and the Mausoleum of Ataturk, where the founder of the Turkish Republic lies.

After lunch depart for Cappadocia.
Dinner at hotel in Cappadocia and overnight.

Cappadocia Perissia Hotel or similar

Day 04, Mon CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
After breakfast a visit to the natural citadel of Uchisar; then visit the Subterranean City of Kaymakli, built in the 7th century by Christians fleeing persecution, in which a visitor is able to descend several floor levels.

After lunch, visit the Göreme Open Air Museum; the Pasabag Valley, and finally Avanos Village. The visit will end in a factory / shop artesenía typical of the region.
Return to hotel. Dinner at hotel and overnight.

Day 05, Tue CAPPADOCİA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE (B/L/D)
It’s a long day, but well worth it! Drive along the winding mountain roads to the holy city of Konya. On the way visit the 13th century Seljukian Caravanserai “Sultanhan”.

In Konya, visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the great mystic who inspired the Whirling Dervishes. Stop for lunch on the way. Drive to Pamukkale. Arrive at the hotel and dinner.

Pamukkale Hierapark Hotel or similar

Day 06, Wed PAMUKKALE / KUSADASI (B/L/D)
Tour the ruins of Hierapolis, The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs.

Drive to Selcuk and visit the Shrine of Virgin Mary. After lunch continue to Ephesus, the Roman Capital of Asia Minor.

See the Agora, Odeon and the Temple of Hadrian before continuing along the marble road to the Library of Celsus and the Great Theater of the city.

Transfer to hotel and dinner and overnight.

Kusadası Ayma Hotel or similar

Day 07, Thu KUSADASI / PERGAMUM / TROY / CANAKKALE (B/L/D)
After breakfast departure for Pergamum.

After lunch visit to the Asclepium Sanctuary.

Continue for Troy. The legendary town in the iliad of Homeros, visit the Athena Temple.

Drive to Canakkale. Dinner at hotel in Canakkale.

Day 08, Fri CANAKKALE / ISTANBUL (B)
After breakfast, depart for Istanbul, cross Dardanelles by ferry.

Arrive at hotel in Istanbul and overnight.

Day 9, Sat ISTANBUL Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel.

Transfer to Istanbul International Airport (new airport) for your flight.


In USD
$1100
Land only per person based on sharing accommodation

  • Single Supplement: $315
  • Istanbul – Ankara flight is extra

In CAD
$1515
Land only per person based on sharing accommodation

  • Single Supplement: $435
  • Istanbul – Ankara flight is extra



GROUP DEPARTURE CALENDAR 2019 – 2020

January:
2020:
10
February:
2020:
14
March:
2020:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29
April:
2019:
5, 12, 19, 26
May:
2019:
3, 10, 17, 24, 31
June:
2019:
7, 14, 21, 28
July:
2019:
5, 12, 19, 26
August:
2019:
2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September:
2019:
6, 13, 20, 27
October
2019:
4, 11, 18, 25
November:
2019:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December:
2019:
6, 13

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Turkey is a peninsula. It is a bridge between Asia and Europe.

DEPARTURE

Group departure guaranteed for minimum 2 travelers.

HOTELS

As indicated in the itinerary.

INCLUSIONS

8 nights accommodation at hotels indicated.
8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 5 Dinners.
Professional guide during excursions.
Transfers and excursions by minibus/midibus/coach depending on the number of participants.
Entrance fees, service charges, tips for hotels and restaurants, taxes.

EXCLUSIONS

International flights to and from Turkey.
Domestic flight in Turkey
Beverages during meals.
Dinners in Istanbul
Tips for the guide and the driver.
Visas.
Any other service not mentioned as “Include”

International Airfare/train ticket, Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
Travel insurance. visa fees, gratuities, drinks, personal spending and optional activities.
Personal expenses, extras in the hotels, tips to guides and drivers and beverages

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 for assistance.

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