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Turkey Tours - 6 to 9 days

Itinerary

This 7 day tour, starts from Bodrum, Turkey, and ends at Istanbul, Turkey. Highlights include :- Ephesus (UNESCO Heritage site) - Site of the Temple of Artemis - Aphrodisias (UNESCO Heritage site) - Gallipoli WW1 battlefields - Troy (UNESCO Heritage site) - Istanbul Old City (UNESCO Heritage site) - St. Sophia Museum - Topkapi Palace - Blue Mosque - Hippodrome - Pamukkale Calcium Travertines (UNESCO Heritage site) - Hierapolis - Pergamum (UNESCO Heritage site).

2020 - 'Bodrum Discovery Tour'
7 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Sunday

Bodrum

Make your way to your hotel, check in and enjoy the rest of the day free. Maybe visit Bodrum Castle which was built by the Knights of Rhodes in honour of St.Peter. Or the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, which was constructed as a funeral monument by Artemisia, Queen of Caria, after the death of her brother and husband Mausolos. It is here that the word 'Mausoleum' comes from. Or maybe just spend the day at one of the many beaches nearby.

Overnight Bodrum
4 star
Day 2
Monday

Priene, Miletus, Didyma, Bafa, Lake Euromos

Depart from your hotel in Bodrum in the morning. After a short drive your tour starts with the visit to Temple of Zeus at Euromos. After the fascinating temple you will have a short drive to Bafa Lake, with a small authentic boat you will enjoy the romantic view of the lake. Thereafter we will get to Didyma's Temple of Apollo with its very well-known oracles was one of the most sacred places of antiquity. Although looted and burnt many times it remains impressive. After the fascinating temple you will visit Miletus which has provided its alphabet to the rest of the classical world, was a great port and the hometown of several philosophers and sages. Last stop will be Priene which was one of the most active ports of the Ionian Federation. The city is the oldest example of geometric city planning. We continue on to Kusadasi.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 3
Tuesday

Ephesus

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
Wednesday

Pergamon, Troy

Step back in time today as we visit the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. We continue on and visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse

Overnight Çanakkale
Special Class
(B, D)
Day 5
Thursday

Gallipoli

After breakfast, 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 before driving to back to Istanbul.

Overnight Istanbul
4 star
(B)
Day 6
Friday

Istanbul Old City

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'.

Overnight Istanbul
4 star
(B)
Day 7
Saturday

Istanbul

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

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

Please Note :
1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2. Maximum Group Size of 20.
2. Age : Minimum Age of 8. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested.
3. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
4. The 2020/2021 itinerary differs from 2019 :-
- Day 2 & 3 will visit Bafa Lake National Park And 4 ancient sites (Euromos, Didyma, Miletus and Priene).
- It becomes a 7 days itinetary starting on selected Sundays
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Outbound 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
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
  • Entrance fees
  • 6 nights - accommodation.
    - 1 night
    4 star
    Bodrum
    - 2 nights
    Boutique
    Kuşadası
    - 1 night
    Special Class
    Çanakkale
    - 2 nights
    4 star
    Istanbul
  • 6 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
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Highlights

  • Bafa Lake - National Park
  • Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair - New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli - Lone Pine - Australian Memorial
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Old City - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace
  • Pergamon - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Şirince - Village
  • Troy - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Didyma - Ancient Site
  • Euromos - Ancient Site
  • Gallipoli - Battlefields Tour
  • Gallipoli - Johnson's Jolly - original tunnels
  • Gallipoli - The Nek - original trenches
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - St. Sophia Museum
  • Miletus - Ancient Site
  • Priene - Ancient Site
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
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Accommodation

This 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 an overnight stop this means that one of those hotels will be used.

Turkey

Bodrum
Bodrium Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Eskiçeşme Mahallesi
Büyük İskender Cd. No:13
Bodrum
Ph. :
+90 252 316 97 77
Bodrium Hotel
Bodrium Hotel
Bodrium Hotel
Çanakkale
MD Barbaros Hotel
Standard : Special Class
Address :-
Barbaros Mahallesi
Troya Caddesi No: 20-22
Çanakkale
MD Barbaros Hotel
MD Barbaros Hotel
MD Barbaros Hotel
Istanbul
The Marmara Pera
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Mesrutiyet Caddesi
Tepebasi
Istanbul
Ph. :
+90 (0212) 334 83 00
The Marmara Pera
The Marmara Pera
The Marmara Pera
Kuşadası
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Atatürk Blv. No: 42
Kuşadası
Ph. :
+90 (0256) 614 7608
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
From
To
Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
Single Supplement explanation
01 Jan 2020
31 Dec 2020
1,349.00
376.00
01 Jan 2021
31 Dec 2021
1,349.00
376.00
Current 'Hot Deals' for Bodrum Discovery Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Discount
*
09 Sep 2019 - 31 Jan 2020
01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
15%
* This discount is only available to bookings that are paid in full by 31 Jan 2020
 
09 Sep 2019 - 31 Jan 2020
01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
15%
Deposit Option available for Bodrum Discovery Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2025
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2025
$ 250.00
Child Discounts available for Bodrum Discovery Tour :
 
Departing between
From Age
To Age
Discount
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2025
8
12
25.00 %
* Conditions apply. Please refer to the 'Child Discount Rates' section of our Terms and Conditions.

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