Pamukkale - Hierapolis Amphitheatre
Pamukkale - Hierapolis Amphitheatre
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Itinerary

2017 - 'Jewels of Anatolia Tour'
11 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Saturday

Gallipoli Battlefields

Pick up between 6:15 am - 6:45 am from your hotel in the old city of Istanbul, Taksim or 7 am from Sultan Hostel, and depart to Gallipoli from Istanbul. Today we visit the WWI battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.

Overnight Çanakkale
4 star
(D)
Day 2
Sunday

Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum

Step back in time today as we visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 3
Monday

Ephesus, Kusadasi

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 before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 4
Tuesday

Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.

Overnight Pamukkale
5 star
(B, D)
Day 5
Wednesday

Aphrodisias, Antalya

Today we drive to Antalya, visiting the ancient site of Aphrodisias, home of the famous Temple of Aphrodite, along the way.

Overnight Antalya
4 star
(B, D)
Day 6
Thursday

Aspendos, Manavgat Waterfalls

Today, we will visit famous theatre at Aspendos which is known for one of the best preserved theatres of Asia Minor, still used today. Then we will visit Manavgat Waterfalls for a pleasant respite.

Overnight Antalya
4 star
(B, D)
Day 7
Friday

Konya

Early departure for Konya, en-route visiting the mausoleum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi with its accompanying museum.

Overnight Konya
4 star
(B, D)
Day 8
Saturday

Konya, Cappadocia

This morning we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, the largest in Anatolia before we trek through the beautiful Ihlara Valley. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening.

Overnight Cappadocia
Boutique Cave
(B, D)
Day 9
Sunday

Goreme, Uchisar Castle

Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided tour of Goreme Valley, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar castle, explore the many levels of an underground city and more.

Overnight Cappadocia
Boutique Cave
(B, D)
Day 10
Monday

Safranbolu

Early morning departure to Safranbolu. Visiting some of the finest surviving traditional Turkish civil architecture. Stroll along the town's cobbled streets to Cinci Caravanserai and Bath, Kaymakamlar (Governors) House, Izzet Mehmet Pasa Mosque and the old bazaar.

Overnight Safranbolu
Boutique
(B)
Day 11
Tuesday

Istanbul

This morning, we will drive back to Istanbul. Our tour concludes with the arrival to Istanbul at approximately 7pm.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note:
1. Customers may be picked up from their hotel where it is located in, or near Sultanahmet (the old city) or in the Taksim area. Pick up, on Day 1, is between 6:15 am and 6:45 am depending on where there hotel is located.
2. Customers can also meet at the Sultan Hostel at 7 am (directions may be found the in pre departure pack).
3. Please advise us of your pick up location upon booking, or at the latest 48 hours before-hand, so that we can confirm your pick up time.
4. Final day return time into Istanbul is 7 pm but depends on the prevailing traffic conditions.
5. Single travellers may share a twin room with another traveller of the same sex, if available. If a same-sex room share is not available then the single room supplement will be payable. Room shares are arranged in order of booking.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
Tour does not include :-
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Highlights

  • Aphrodisias - Ancient Site
  • Bergama - Pergamum Tour
  • Cappadocia - Kaymakli - Underground City
  • Ephesus
  • Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair - New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli - Lone Pine - Australian Memorial
  • Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
  • Konya - Mevlana Museum
  • Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines
  • Safranbolu - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Troy
  • Aspendos - Ancient Site
  • Cappadocia - Ihlara Valley
  • Cappadocia - Üçhisar - Citadel
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli - Johnson's Jolly - original tunnels
  • Gallipoli - The Nek - original trenches
  • Göreme Open Air museum
  • Manavgat Waterfalls
  • Pamukkale - Hierapolis
  • Sirince - Village
  • Sultanhani Caravansary
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Accommodation

This page is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given overnight stop this means that we alternate between the listed hotels. The pre departure pack will show hotel for a given departure.

Turkey

Antalya
Best Western Khan Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Elmali Mah. Kazim Ozalp Cad. No: 55
Antalya
Ph. :
+90 (0242) 248 38 70
Fax :
+90 (0242) 248 42 97
Best Western Khan Hotel
Best Western Khan Hotel
Best Western Khan Hotel
Çanakkale
Büyük Truva Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Cevatpasa Mah.
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Cad. No:2
Çanakkale
Ph. :
+90 (0286) 217 10 24
Fax :
+90 (0286) 217 09 03
Büyük Truva Hotel
Büyük Truva Hotel
Büyük Truva Hotel
Cappadocia
MDC Hotel
Standard : Boutique Cave
Address :-
Karahandere Mah.
Mese Deresi Sok. No:2
Ürgüp
Cappadocia
Ph. :
+90 (0384) 341 44 15
Fax :
+90 (0384) 341 35 10
MDC Hotel
MDC Hotel
MDC Hotel
Konya
Novotel Konya
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Seker Mah Cevreyolu Cad
No 38 Selcuklu
Konya
Ph. :
+90 (0332) 223 4200
Fax :
+90 (0332) 223 4242
Website :
Novotel Konya
Novotel Konya
Novotel Konya
Novotel Konya
Kuşadası
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Atatürk Blv. No: 42
Kuşadası
Ph. :
+90 (0256) 614 7608
Fax :
+90 (0256) 614 4967
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Pamukkale
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Standard : 5 star
Address :-
Karahayit Mevkii
Denizli
Pamukkale
Ph. :
+90 (0258) 271 41 56
Fax :
+90 (0258) 271 42 50
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Safranbolu
Havuzlu Asmazlar Konagi
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Çelik Gülersoy Cad. No: 18
Beybağı
Safranbolu
Ph. :
+90 (0370) 725 28 83
Fax :
+90 (0370) 712 38 24
Havuzlu Asmazlar Konagi
Havuzlu Asmazlar Konagi
Havuzlu Asmazlar Konagi
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
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Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
01 Jan 2017
31 Dec 2017
1,229.00
550.00
Deposit Option available for Jewels of Anatolia Tour :
 
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Deposit
01 Jun 2013 - 31 Dec 2020
01 Jun 2013 - 31 Dec 2020
$ 250.00

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