9 days

Highlights of Turkey

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Tour Overview

9 day Premium quality tour from $1,569

Turkey

Visiting - Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamum, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Perge, Antalya

Activities - Culture, History, Archaeology

Highlights of Turkey map

Istanbul

Day 1

Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.

Istanbul

Day 2
breakfast

Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment.

Turkish Memorial - Gallipoli - Escorted Tour

Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Canakkale

Day 3
breakfast & dinner

Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight.

Troy, Pergamum, Izmir

Day 4
breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Before arriving Into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional local village. Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and continue to Izmir for overnight.

Ancient Pergamum - Pergamum - Escorted Tour

Ephesus & St. Mary’s House, Izmir

Day 5
breakfast

Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary's cottage and visit a regional rug production center. Optional: Dinner at local restaurant.

Izmir, Pamukkale

Day 6
breakfast & dinner

Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel.

Limestone travertines - Pamukkale - Escorted Tour

Pamukkale, Perge, Antalya

Day 7
breakfast & dinner

Morning drive to Antalya, arrival at mid-noon, pay a visit to the ancient city of Perge, a relax afternoon by the Mediterranean coast.

Antalya

Day 8
breakfast & dinner

Today is a free day with choices of Optional tours of Phaselis, a coastal ancient city or a lazy yacht cruise along turquise coast of the Mediterranean. Dinner at a local restaurant.

Achaeological Site - Perge - Escorted Tour

Antalya

Day 9
breakfast

Transfer to airport.

Optional Tours & Activities

  • Resort Extension with Golf Facilities: You can extend your stay for a week at Barcel Tat Beach Golf resort in Belek. (20 miles east of Antalya)

What's included

  • Deluxe & Superior First Class hotels with private facilities
  • Meals are indicated on itineraries
  • 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

Extras

  • Optional Tours
  • Meals where not mentioned
  • Personal expenses, tips, beverages
  • International or domestic flights (please speak to us about best quotes)
  • Travel Insurance (please speak to us about best quotes)

Overnight Accommodation

Overnight StaysAccommodationComfort
AntalyaCrown Plaza5 star
PamukkaleColossae Thermal & Spa5 star
IzmirSwissotel5 star
CanakkaleKolin Hotel4 star
IstanbulRadison Blu Sisli Hotel5 star

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