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Turkey Land and Sea Tours

Itinerary

This 15 day tour starts in Istanbul, Turkey and ends in Fethiye, Turkey. Taking is many of the gems Turkey has to offer, Istanbul, Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum, ancient Ephesus, the calcium terraces at Pamukkale, Mediterranean Marmaris before cruising the Turquoise coast for 7 days on a Turkish Gulet.

2019 - 'Aegean Highlights Tour'
15 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Saturday

Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours free to explore at your own pace.

Day 2
Sunday

Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, 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'.

(B)
Day 3
Monday

Gallipoli Battlefields

Today we visit the WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.

(B, D)
Day 4
Tuesday

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.

(B, D)
Day 5
Wednesday

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.

(B, D)
Day 6
Thursday

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.

(B, D)
Day 7
Friday

Marmaris

After breakfast you will be transferred to Marmaris, where you will check in your hotel and the remainder of your day is free to explore.

(B)
Day 8
Saturday

Marmaris

Your morning is free until heading to the Marmaris Harbour for boarding the Gulet at 3:30 pm. Relax at the pre-cruise information session. Enjoy an onboard dinner while meeting the other passengers.

(B, D)
Day 9
Sunday

Ekincik, Caunos, Dalyan River

After breakfast we cruise to Ekincik and the beautiful beach of Izturu, which is famous for the sea turtle called Carette. The ancient city of Caunos is closeby where you can take a boat trip up the Dalyan river, passing Lycian rock tombs on the way to the sulphurous mud baths and hot springs.

(B, L, D)
Day 10
Monday

Gocek Gulf

We will sail towards world-famous Gocek Gulf and anchor at Tersane Island for breakfast and swimming break. We will cruise to Monastery Bay which is also known as Cleopatra Bay or Sunken Bath Bay due to the beautiful underwater ruins of an old bath.

(B, L, D)
Day 11
Tuesday

Fethiye

Arrive at Fethiye Harbour early in the morning where you have chance to visit city centre. We offer the option of a jeep safari tour in Fethiye. For those who will not join the Safari, the boat will cruise to Samanlik Bay for lunch and swimming. Afterwards around 16.30 the boat will anchor at Ece Saray Marina and guests will leave the boat with precious memories.

(B, L, D)
Day 12
Wednesday

Gocek, Yassica Island

After breakfast we cruise to Gocek. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon swimming and tanning before cruising to Yassica Island.

(B, L, D)
Day 13
Thursday

Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sarsala Bay

After breakfast, sail to the spectacular Bedri Rahmi Bay then to Sarsala Bay. Cruise to Aga Limani for overnight stay.

(B, L, D)
Day 14
Friday

Iceada Cebekilise, Turunc, Marmaris

This morning we cruise to Iceada Cebekilise, cruising through Turunc for our swim stop in either Kadirga or Kumlubuk. Late this afternoon we arrive in Marmaris harbour for our final night onboard the yacht.

(B, L, D)
Day 15
Saturday

Marmaris

After breakfast, we disembark at approximately 10 am.

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

Please Note:
1. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
2. This cruise finishes at Marmaris Harbour after breakfast on the final day at approximately 10 am.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Transfer - Istanbul
    New Istanbul Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle in Turkey
  • Transportation by Gulet boat
  • Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
  • Tips - driver, guide, Gulet captain and crew
  • Entrance fees
  • 14 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 11 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips except driver, guide, Gulet captain crew
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
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Highlights

  • Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Fethiye Bay and islands
  • Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair - New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli - Lone Pine - Australian Memorial
  • Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
  • Islands and Secluded bays
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - St. Sophia Museum
  • Manastir Bay
  • Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Pergamon - UNESCO Heritage site
  • ┼×irince - Village
  • Swimming, sunbaking, relaxing
  • Fethiye
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli - Johnson's Jolly - original tunnels
  • Gallipoli - The Nek - original trenches
  • Gulet Cruise
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Old City - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace
  • Marmaris
  • Pamukkale - Hierapolis
  • Samanlik Bay
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Troy - UNESCO Heritage site
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Prices

Future prices have not been released for our Aegean Highlights Tour at this time.
Deposit Option available for Aegean Highlights Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2025
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2025
$ 250.00