-Transfers in Non-smoking ,airconditioned busses
-Accommodation at 3-4 - 5 star hotels or boutique hotels same level
-Mentioned meals in the itinerary
-Entrance fees to museums or historical sites
16 Days Turkey Tour - Istanbul Cappadocia Konya Egirdir Antalya Fethiye Pamukkale Ephesus Troy Gallipoli Istanbul by bus
Day 1 : Istanbul
Upon arrival at Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport our staff will meet you at the airport, transfer to your hotel and free time to explore the city. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul - Walking City Tour (B / L )
We start our tour in Sultanahmet, the heart of old Istanbul.
Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia) is one of the greatest masterpieces of Byzantine architecture, built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. Converted into a mosque in 1453 by Conqueror Mehmet, it is now one of the world's greatest museums. Its massive dome still dominates the skyline of old Istanbul .
Blue Mosque is one of the most prominent landmarks of the city. It takes its name from the exquisite Iznik tiles that decorate the interior, and it is the only imperial mosque with six minarets. Designed by a pupil of the famous architect Sinan in the 17th century, it was originally called Sultanahmet, from which the area takes its name.
Hippodrome was the centre of sporting and social events during the Byzantine Empire. The Serpentine Column, The Obelisk of Theodosius and The German Fountain are notable monuments decorating the arena.
Grand Bazaar is the oldest and largest shopping centre in Turkey, situated in the centre of the old city. It has 4,000 shops full of treasures, including carpets, leather, icons, ceramics and jewellery .
Topkapı Palace was the principal residence of the Ottoman Sultans for nearly 400 years. It is now a museum and houses a fabulous collection of crystal, silver, Chinese porcelain, jewels and costumes. The armoury and royal Harem are particularly worth seeing.
Little Hagia Sophia Mosque was formerly the Church of Sergius and Baccus. You may see fine examples of early Byzantine art.
At the end of the tour we will transfer you to your hotel. At the end of the day you will take an overnight bus to Cappadocia which will take about twelve hours.
Day 3 : North Cappadocia Tour ( L)
You will arrive in Cappadocia in the morning we will transfer you to our local agency and depart for a fully guided North Cappadocia tour starting with:
Uchisar, is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was used as a castle. An introduction of volcanic area. Enjoy the spectacular panaromic view of fairy chimneys.
Goreme Open Air Museum, Goreme was an important Christian center in the early years of the Middle Ages. Examine the fresco - covered churches in the Goreme Open Air Museum.
Cavusin, a deserted town with beautiful rock houses because of frequent rock falls.
Monks Valley (Pasabag), the best place to see three - headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, surrounded with beautiful natural rock formations.
Avanos, a place you will see how a pottery is being made by these local people. Even you can try your hand on the potter's wheel.
Devrent Valley, a lunar landscape and animal shaped pink rocks. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, that also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.
Urgup's Fairy Chimneys, with caps and conical shaped body and a boulder on top of it.
At the end of the tour, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 4 : South Cappadocia Tour ( B / L )
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and fully guided full day tour starts with a panaromic view of Goreme with its unique fairy chimneys.
Underground City, a complex of joined caves, built by the Christians to hide from their attacks.
Ihlara Valley, you can see many Roman churches, chapels, monastries and hermit's caves. Explore the famous rock-hewn, churches and hike 4 km through the valley.
Selimiye Mosque, The complexes were carved into volcanic rock outcroppings during the Byzantinium period.
Pegion Valley, visit the pegion houses carved into the rocks.
At the end of the tour you will take a bus to Konya which will take about four hours, arrival and transfer to your hotel, overnight in Konya.
Day 5 : Konya ( B )
Breakfast at your hotel then it will be your free day on your own. It is your free time to explore this old Seljukian city. First you can visit Mevlana Museum, the former dervish hall that now holds the tomb of Mevlana, dervish cells, kitchens, Mevlevi musical enstruments, calligraphy specimens, and various textiles, old books, carpets.
Karatay Medresesi : features tiles from the Seljuk period. particularly from Kubadabat area.
Ince Minare : Houses wooden and stone works of the Seljuk period.
Alaeddin Hill, Alaeddin Mosque, Aziziye Mosque, Sırcalı Medrese are the other important places to be visited in Konya, then you can have a chance to taste delicious Konya Meals; like 'Etliekmek, Fırın Kebap, Tandır Kebap'',
Overnight in Konya.
Day 6 : Konya to Egirdir ( B )
After you have your breakfast at your hotel in Konya, you will take a bus to Egirdir which is a small fishing town located by lake of Egirdir. Please try to taste the delicious fish in one of the restaurants by lake.
It is the excellent place to rest that is away from stress or crowd. The rest of the day is your free day to discover more things about Egirdir.
Overnight in Egirdir.
Day 7 : Egirdir to Antalya ( B )
After your breakfast at your hotel in Egirdir, you will take a bus to Antalya. Pick up from the bus station and transfer to your hotel. Free time to discover Kaleici (Old Town), old harbour, Antalya Museum and Konyaaltı Beach.
Overnight in Antalya.
Day 8 : Aspendos Perge Side Tour ( B / L )
Perge, a great ancient city with city walls, theatre, agora, Hellenistic Stadium.
Aspendos, an ancient Lycian city with the best preserved Roman Theatre.
Side, one of the best known ancient site in Turkey, with a Roman Theatre.
At the end of the tour you will take a bus to Fethiye by comfortable, airconditioned, non smoking busses which takes about 4 hours.
Arrive in Fethiye, transfer to your hotel and Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 9 : Fethiye -12 Islands Boat Cruise ( B / L )
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel and transfered to the harbour for a full day guided tour of 12 Islands by boat. We will have lunch on the tour. Enjoy a day of sun, swimming and observing nature as we sail around the bays of Fethiye. We will enjoy some swimming and snorkelling in the bays of Fethiye and at the end of the day you will be transfered back to the hotel, and the rest of the evening is yours.
Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 10 : Fethiye ( B )
Breakfast at your hotel and the day is yours to explore Fethiye on your own. The alternative places for you to see. Kayakoy, a greek village which was evacuated during the Greek-Turkish War of 1919 - 1923. There is now a spectacular hiking path over 1200 houses, many small chapels and 2 quite impressive churches originating from the 17th century. The area has been designated as an archaeological site. Fethiye is without any doubt a place not to be missed.
Oludeniz or Blue Lagoon is one of Turkey's most beautiful beaches. The turquoise water, the laid back atmosphere will make you not to leave... Fethiye and Istanbul are like a lover of you whom you can't leave for a second... Overnight in Fethiye.
Saklıkent, the hidden canyoon, 45 minute from Fethiye, is a cool refugee on hot summer days and a favourite picnic site for the locals and tourists. The canyon has walls reaching a height of 300m and is about 18km long.
Butterfly Valley, covered with pine trees and surrounded by steep cliffs was declared a natural reserve under protection of first degree. For thousand of years its only habitants were the butterflies and local fauna. Still the valley hosts 136 kinds of butterflies ond moths.
Dalyan, is a beautiful place with its own nature and home of the turtles. you can see hundreds of turtle kinds in here.
At four o'clock you will take a bus to Pamukkale, arrive in Pamukkale, transfer to your hotel, Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 11: Pamukkale ( B / L )
After you have your breakfast at your hotel in Pamukkale, you will join our full day guided Pamukkale tour and this magnificent cotton castles that you may not see another place like that in no where.
Pamukkale which means cotton castle, has been formed over time by the natural hot springs, rich in calcium and carbonate, that flow down the slope. You can also visit the ancient Roman Health Spa of Hierapolis, made most famous for it's thermal springs, theatre, Agoras.
Then we will transfer you to Kusadası, rest of the day is yours. Try to discover the area on your own. Overnight in Kusadası.
Day 12 : Ephesus ( B / L)
After you have your breakfast at your hotel in Kusadası, our daily guided Ephesus Tour will start at 09:30 am with the Ephesus Ruins, Temple of Artemis, the Hadrian, Celcius Library and House of the Virgin Mary.
Overnight in Kusadası.
Day 13 : Pergamum and Troy ( B / L )
Breakfast at your hotel in Kusadası then we will depart for our Troy and Pergamum tour. We will visit the ancient city of Pergamon, from the times of beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta and the ancient town of Pergamum with its magnificent acropolis and one of the steepest theatres in the world. Then visit to Troy, the world famous Trajan Horse.
At the end of the tour back to your hotel, rest of the evening is yours. Overnight in Canakkale.
Day 14 : Gallipoli Tour ( B / L )
One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, depart early morning from your hotel in Canakkale for a full day guided tour of Gallipoli, The World War1 battlefields of Gallipoli are now a serene site. We will Visit the Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, ANZAC Cove, Johnton's Jolly and the Gallipoli Museum. Lunch at nice local restaurant.
At the end of the day you will take a bus to Istanbul in airconditioned, non-smoking, comfortable bus. Arrive in İstanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 15 : Istanbul - Half day Bosphorus Tour ( B )
Breakfast at the hotel, free time till 12 o'clock. We will pick you up from your hotel for a half day Bosphorus Tour;
You haven't been to Istanbul if you haven't been to Bosphorus. Take an invigorating cruise on the Bosphorus for superb views of the magical city of Istanbul. You will visit Golden Horn, the bay of Istanbul, forms a deep natural harbour for the peninsula that has sheltered Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and other ships for thousands of years. Spice Market, different kinds of spises, dried fruits, delights, nuts, seeds, many other items that you may find.
At the end of the tour you will be back to Blue Mosque Square, the rest of the day is yours.
Day 16 : Istanbul ( B )
After breakfast at your hotel, it is your free time regarded to your international flight, we will pick you up from your hotel to transfer to Istanbul Airport regarded to your flight time. Our tour concludes at the airport then we say good bye to our new friends. It would definitely makes an unforgettable memory.
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