12 Days Turkey Tour to Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Didyma, Miletos, Priene, Pamukkale and Cappadocia (by Bus & Plane)

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12 Days Turkey Package Tour

from € 999
  • Canakkale Troy
  • Istanbul Hippodrome
  • Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
  • Bosphorus Cruise
  • Hippodrome
  • Troy
  • Izmir Ephesus
  • Canakkale Gallipoli
  • Istanbul Dolmabahce Palace
  • Gallipoli
  • Ephesus
  • Aydin Didyma
  • Didyma
  • Didyma
  • İzmir/Miletos
  • Miletos
  • Miletos
  • Izmir Priene
  • Priene
  • Priene
  • Pamukkale
  • Pamukkale
  • Pamukkale
  • Cappadocia Hoodoo
  • Hoodoo
  • Hoodoo
  • Dolmabahce Palace Inside
  • Dolmabahce Palace
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12 Days Turkey Package Tour 12 Days Turkey Package Tour
12 Days Turkey Package Tour
Visit Turkey and travel to Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Didyma, Miletos, Priene, Pamukkale and Cappadocia.

Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale and Cappadocia

12 Days Turkey Tour to Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Didyma, Miletos, Priene, Pamukkale and Cappadocia (by Bus & Plane)

12 Days / 10 Nights accommodation in our option hotels: 5 nights Istanbul, 1 night Canakkale, 3 nights Kusadasi, 1 night Cappadocia, all transfers, sightseeing tours including entrance fees as per itinerary, air-conditioned vehicle for all tours and transfers, professional English speaking tour guide on local tours, domestic flight and bus tickets and meals as per itinerary.


Tour Options and Prices 12 Days Turkey Package Tour

 
Adult Per BookingPerson TypeValid DateDouble OccupancySingle Occupancy
1 - 14 travellersAdultJan 1,Dec 311020 EUR1340 EUR
 

What's Included

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers and all ground transportation
  • 5 nights in Istanbul at a standard quality or Boutique hotel including breakfast
  • 1 night in Canakkale at a 3 star hotel including breakfast
  • 3 nights in Kusadasi at a 4 star hotel including breakfast and dinner
  • 1 night in Cappadocia at a Cave hotel including breakfast
  • Domestic flight and bus tickets as per the itinerary
  • Professional english speaking guide during the tours
  • All meals as per the itinerary: (B) breakfast, (L) lunch, (D) dinner
  • Services charges & local taxes

What's Excluded

  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Visa to enter Turkey
  • Tips & Personal Items
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)

Additional Info

  • All hotels and flights are subject to change based on availability
  • Hotels can be also upgraded upon request at an extra charge

Tour Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul, Transfer to Hotel with overnight in Istanbul

Upon arrival in Istanbul transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day is free for you to explore on your own. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Full Day Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour with overnight in Istanbul

After breakfast approximately at 8:30 am pick up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. Visit Haghia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch at a local restaurant. Drop off to your hotel at around 5:30 pm. Overnight at a hotel in Istanbul. (B, L)

Day 3: Full Day Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahce Palace Tour with overnight in Istanbul

Breakfast at the hotel, then meet your guide at hotel lobby for a short drive to Spice Market, Egyptian Bazaar heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world’s largest spice bazaars since 1665. Soon after, we embark on the Bosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. After lunch break, we continue driving across the first Bosphorus Bridge & head for the summit of Camlica Hill, which offers 360° panoramic views of Istanbul overlooking the Sea of Marmara. Driving back to Europe over the Bosphorus Bridge, we visit Dolmabahce Palace, with more than 340 rooms & eight Turkish Baths the Imperial Residence of the last six Sultans. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel around 17:30. Overnight in Istanbul. (B, L)

Day 4: Gallipoli Tour with overnight in Canakkale

Early morning pick up from your hotel and departure for Gallipoli. It will take around 4.5 hours to get to the Gallipoli War Fields. There will be one stop enroute for a short break for personal needs. Once you arrive in Ecebat, lunch will be provided. After lunch around 1:00 pm you will begin the fully guided tour of Gallipoli with visits to the Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian, Memorial, Johnston's Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek and the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After tour transfer to Canakkale for check in to your hotel. Overnight at a hotel in Canakkale. (B, L)

Day 5: Troy Tour with overnight in Kusadasi

After breakfast check out of the hotel in Canakkale. Around 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the morning tour of Troy. You will visit the ancient city of Troy famous for the legendary Trojan horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Prince. After your morning Troy tour, you will be driven back to Canakkale where you will board a public bus to Selcuk/Kusadasi approximately 12:30 pm. You will arrive in Kusadasi around 7:00 pm and there will be 2 breaks enroute for personal needs. After arrival at the Kusadasi or Selcuk bus station you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi for check in. Your dinner tonight will be at the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, D)

Day 6: Full Day Ephesus Tour with overnight in Kusadasi

After breakfast around 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel for to join the  full day tour of Ephesus & The House of Virgin Mary. On this tour you will visit The Temple of Artemis which was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Then you will visit the world famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus; one the most well preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a lunch break. After lunch you will visit The House of Virgin Mary where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. You will also be able to visit on this tour the İsabey Mosque; one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art in Turkey. Return to your hotel in Kusadasi around 16:30. Your dinner tonight will be at the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Didyma, Miletos, Priene Tour

Today visit Miletus, one of the oldest cities of Ionia, and the ancient cities of Priene and Didyma. First you will see Priene which in its time was one of the most spectacular of all the ancient Ionians cities. Then we will lead our way toMiletus to see Miletus with its magnificent theatre and the Byzantine fortress on the acropolis above. Our last stop will be Didyma. Here you will find the largest Ionic Temple in the world, that of Apollo. Also in Didyma lies the huge, cracked head of Medusa which long ago fell from the freeze. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 5:00 pm. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, L, D) 

Day 8: Full Day Pamukkale Tour, Overnight Bus to Cappadocia

Enjoy your breakfast & then check-out of your hotel in Kusadasi. After breakfast we will depart from Kusadasi to Pamukkale, as soon as we arrive we will continue onto guided tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis.
Pamukkale means cotton castle in Turkish. It is the result of limestone formations built over thousands of years. Warm calcium rich mineral water flowed over the cliffs and as it cooled it deposited the calcium into the formations that are seen today. Pamukkale is now a world heritage site.
Hierapolis was founded as a healing care center in 190 BC, taking advantage of the mineral
waters in the area. It was one of the most important intellectual, artistic, religious and commercial centers of the Roman Empire.

After the tour you will travel overnight to Cappadocia in a non-smoking, fully air-conditioned local bus departing the bus station approximately 9:00 pm. The total duration of travel will be 10 hours. There will be three breaks on the way to Cappadocia for your personal needs.

Day 9: Full Day North Cappadocia Tour with overnight in Cappadocia

When you arrival Cappadocia bus station transfer to hotel. Take in breakfast and start tour. you will be pick up from hotel for full day tour of North Cappadocia. After breakfast around 9:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to join the full day tour of North Cappadocia. 

On the first day you will travel to North Cappadocia and will visit the following:
DEVRENT VALLEY: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1km from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 km from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.
MONKS VALLEY: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.
AVANOS: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, göreme which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.
 
GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM: Goreme was an important Christian centre in the early years of the Middle Ages, was a bishopric administered by Mokissos near Aksaray in the 11th and 13th centuries. Despite the vast number of monasteries, churches and chapels in the vicinity of Goreme, there are not many inscriptions bearing dates. For this reason, these religious buildings are mainly dated according to the iconography or architectural features.
 
UCHISAR: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, L)

 

Day 10: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour, Flight to Istanbul

 

Enjoy your breakfast & then check-out of your hotel in Cappadocia. Around 09:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to join the tour.
On the second day you will travel to South Cappadocia and will visit the following:
KIZILCUKUR: is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.
CAVUSIN: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. The Church of St.John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintigs date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however.
HOSPITAL MONASTRY: One of the oldest monastries in Cappadocia.
KAYMAKLI: Kaymakli underground city is one of the largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. It has eight floors, although not all are open to the public.
PIGEON HOUSE: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.
At end of the tour you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your return flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival you will be picked-up from the airport and transferred to your hotel in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. (B, L)

 

Day 11: Free day at leisure

Full day free to wander around Istanbul, and do shopping on your own. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

Day 12: Departure, Transfer to Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul

After breakfast check out from your hotel in Istanbul (before 12:00). You will be transferred to Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul as per your international flight details. End of tour and services. (B)


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