Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines
Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines
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Turkey Tours - 6 to 9 days

Itinerary

Magnificent architecture, the natural wonders of Cappadocia and Pamukkale, impressive Roman ruins and a moving visit to Gallipoli Battlefields.

2019 - 'Turkey Explorer Tour'
7 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Sunday

Ankara, Cappadocia

Pick up between 6:15 am - 6:45 am from your hotel in the old city of Istanbul, Taksim and depart from Istanbul for the nation's capital, Ankara, to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.

Overnight Cappadocia
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 2
Monday

Goreme Open-Air Museum, Pasabag, Uchisar

Today we tour the Goreme open-air museum, Pasabag and Uchisar castle. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand what determines their value. Tonight, don't miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers... a night you won't forget!

Overnight Cappadocia
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 3
Tuesday

Underground City, Konya

This morning we visit and explore Kaymakli underground city. Then leaving Cappadocia we head south, towards Konya, along the ancient Silk Road, visiting Sultanhani Caravansary, just as the ancient traders did. Once in Konya we tour the Mevlana Museum and Alaeddin Mosque.

Overnight Konya
4 star
(B, D)
Day 4
Wednesday

Sagalassos, Pamukkale

Today we head for Pamukkale and it's calcium travertines. Along the way we visit the ancient site of Sagalassos. Conquered by Alexander the Great in 333 BC, earthquakes and plague saw its demise in 541-2. Today it is one of the best preserved sites in Turkey and is on the UNESCO Tentaice list.

Overnight Pamukkale
4 star
(B, D)
Day 5
Thursday

Pamukkale

Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 6
Friday

Ephesus

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand what determines their value. Our tour concludes with the arrival to Istanbul at approximately 7 pm.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 7
Saturday

Bursa, Istanbul

Today it's back to Istanbul, passing through rural Turkey and ancient Bursa to visit the famous Green Mosque and explore the Silk Bazaar. Tour ends on arrival into Istanbul.

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

Please Note:
1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2.
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.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
Tour does not include :-
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Highlights

  • Ankara - Atatürk's Mausoleum
  • Bursa - Green Mosque
  • Bursa - Silk Bazaar
  • Bursa - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Cappadocia - Kaymakli - Underground City
  • Cappadocia - Üçhisar - Citadel
  • Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Göreme - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Göreme Open Air museum
  • Konya - Alaeddin Mosque
  • Konya - Mevlana Museum
  • Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Pamukkale - Hierapolis
  • Sagalassos - Ancient Site
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Sultanhani Caravansary
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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

Cappadocia
Gul Konakları
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Sümer Caddesi
Mustafapaşa
Cappadocia
Ph. :
+90 (0384) 353 54 86
Gul Konakları
Gul Konakları
Gul Konakları
Konya
Hilton Garden Inn Konya
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Saziziye Mahallesi
Kislaonu Sokak No: 4
Konya
Ph. :
+90 (0332) 221 60 00
Hilton Garden Inn Konya
Hilton Garden Inn Konya
Hilton Garden Inn Konya
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
Pamukkale
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Karahayit Mevkii
Denizli
Pamukkale
Ph. :
+90 (0258) 271 41 56
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
From
To
Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
Single Supplement explanation
01 Mar 2019
30 Nov 2019
1,015.00
320.00
Deposit Option available for Turkey Explorer Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2020
01 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2020
$ 250.00
Child Discounts available for Turkey Explorer Tour :
 
Departing between
From Age
To Age
Discount
01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2020
8
12
25.00 %
* Conditions apply. Please refer to the 'Child Discount Rates' section of our Terms and Conditions.

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