Turkey: Classical Journey

Day 1 - Arrive Istanbul

Upon your arrival to Istanbul, Turkey, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2 - Istanbul

Full day sightseeing tour of Istanbul including the Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazzar. (B)

Day 3 - Istanbul / Ankara / Cappadocia

Morning departure for for Ankara.Optional scheduled flight from Istanbul to Kayseri with transfer to Cappadocia available. Visit Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum then depart for Cappadocia, enjoying the picturesque drive along the Salt Lake. (BD)

Day 4 - Cappadocia

Enjoy a full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and natural fortress in Uchisar. Discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and pottery. Optional early morning Hot Air Balloon excursion available. Optional Turkish Night Show with dinner available. (B)

Day 5 - Cappadocia / Konya / Pamukkale

Early departure for Pamukkale. Along the way we will visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai and also the Mausoleum of Mevlana in Konya. (BD)

Day 6 - Pamukkale / Kusadasi

Morning visit the ancient Hierapolis with the magnificent Necropolis, graveyard and the lime cascade.Thereafter, drive to Selcuk to visit Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, then continue to Kusadasi.(BD)

Day 7 - Kusadasi - Ephesus

Morning visit to Ephesus to explore the Greco-Roman ruins. Afternoon continue to Sirince where you be able to experience one of the most beautiful villages in Turkey. We'll have time for shopping and to taste delicious wines of the village.(BD)

Day 8 - Kusadasi / Troy / Canakkale

Early departure for Bergama to visit the Asklepion with its well preserved remains before continuing to Troy, site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Afternoon continue to Canakkale. (BD)

Day 9 - Canakkale / Gallipoli / Istanbul

After breakfast, we will cross the Dardanelles then continue to Gallipoli to visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th regiment memorial as well as the war museum. Afternoon arrival to Istanbul. (B)

Day 10 - Depart Istanbul

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.(B)

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  2017-18          
           
  Arrive Depart Dbl Occ Sgl Occ          
  Apr 7 Apr 16 $920 $1,515            
  Apr 28 May 7 $920 $1,515            
  May 26 Jun 4 $920 $1,515            
  Jun 23 Jul 2 $920 $1,515            
  Jul 14 Jul 23 $920 $1,515            
  Aug 4 Aug 13 $920 $1,515            
  Sep 22 Oct 1 $920 $1,515            
  Sep 29 Oct 8 $920 $1,515            
  Oct 6 Oct 15 $920 $1,515            
  Oct 13 Oct 22 $920 $1,515            
  Nov 3 Nov 13 $845 $1,443            
  Nov 10 Nov 20 $845 $1,443            
  Jan 5, 2018 Jan 14, 2018 $845 $1,443            
  Jan 19, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 $845 $1,443            
  Feb 2, 2018 Feb 11, 2018 $845 $1,443            
  Feb 16, 2018 Feb 25, 2018 $845 $1,443            
  Mar 2, 2018 Mar 11, 2018 $845 $1,443            
           
  Hotels          
           
  ISTANBUL Grand Halic Hotel               
  CAPPADOCIA Burcu Kaya Hotel            
  PAMUKKALE Villa Lycus hotel              
  Izmir Kaya Hotel            
  CANAKKALE Helen Hotel               
  ISTANBUL (last night) Grand Halic Hotel          
           
           

Included

  • Accommodation in first class hotels
  • 9 breakfasts, 5 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Local tour guides
  • Porterage
  • Join-in group tour