8 days

Ancient Turkey

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Tour Overview

8 day Premium quality tour from $1,184

Turkey

Visiting - Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ankara, Goreme, Uchisar, Konya, Pamukkale, Sultanhan, Hierapolis, Aphrodisias, Ephesus, Izmir

Activities -

Hot air ballooning - Cappadocia -

Istanbul

Day 1
Friday

Welcome to Istanbul. You will transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore Istanbul.

Istanbul Old City

Day 2
Saturday
breakfast

Tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional 'Half day Bosphorous cruise'.

Mevlana Mosque - Konya -

Ankara, Cappadocia

Day 3
Sunday
breakfast & dinner

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

Goreme, Underground City

Day 4
Monday
breakfast & dinner

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!

Tombs - Hierapolis -

Konya, Pamukkale

Day 5
Tuesday
breakfast & dinner

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.

Pamukkale, Aphrodisias

Day 6
Wednesday
breakfast & dinner

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.

Tomb - Aphrodisias -

Ephesus

Day 7
Thursday
breakfast

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.

Day 8
Friday
breakfast

After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to Izmir airport for your onward flight.

What's included

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as shown in the itinerary

Extras

  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver and guide
  • Compulsory Travel_Insurance.asp

Please Note

  • Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.

Overnight Accommodation

Overnight StaysAccommodationComfort
KuşadasıIlayda Avantgarde HotelBoutique
PamukkaleColossae Thermal Hotel5 star
CappadociaMDC HotelBoutique Cave
IstanbulSirkeci Mansion HotelBoutique

Tour Departures

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Single Supplement Policy

Single Supplement, commonly referred to as S.S., is an extra charge applied by hotels to customers that want to have a single room.

Our tours are based on twin share accommodation. Thus on most tours a single traveller does not HAVE to purchase single supplement unless they specifically want a single room to themselves.

Single travellers that are happy to share with someone of their own sex do not need to select single supplement. On the rare occasions that there is no option but to charge for a S.S. we will advise you before completing your booking

However with pre and post tour accommodation we are unable to allocate shared accommodation and so single travellers must pay the single supplement with any pre or post tour accommodation they purchase.

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