DELIGHTS OF TURKEY

Itinerary

16 Day

Included

Hotels, flights, some meals and more

Group size:

Min.6 – Max. 15

N

Code: EKO002

Highlights
  • Highlights of Istanbul
  • Gobeklitepe the oldest monumental temple
  • Gaziantep
  • Cave Churches and magical valleys of Cappadocia
  • Ephesus
  • Virgin Mary’s House
  • Temple of Artemis
  • Pamukkale
  • Fethiye
Included
  • Guiding
  • Accommodation at Boutique hotels
  • Entrance fees
  • Domestic flights
  • All of the airport transfers
  • Meals as mentioned at the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Itinerary

26-Sep-20 Istanbul
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Tonight you will meet your guide for welcome dinner.

27-Sep-20 Istanbul
After the breakfast you will meet your guide at the reception and visit Topkapi Palace which was hosted many Ottoman Sultans once. You will also visit the Harem section of the palace. AFter the lunch you will continue to Golden Horn to do Bosphorus tour by boat. The tour will take 1,5 hours and before heading back to the hotel you will also visit Spice Market. (B)

28-Sep-20 Istanbul
AFter the breakfast you will visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Serefiye Cistern. Then you will catch a ferry to Kadikoy which is located on the Asian side of Istanbul. Here you will walk through delicatessens, groceries and fish markets and have lunch at Ciya Restaurant. (B)

29-Sep-20 Istanbul – Urfa
An early flight will take us to Urfa. First we will visit the oldest monumental temple of the world, Gobeklitepe. It is only 12000 years old. After lunch at a local restaurant in Urfa you will drive to Harran which is famouse for beehave houses today. But it will amaze you whit its history as well. Once we come back to Urfa you will visit the cave where Prophet Ibraham was born and the famous pools with the sacred fish. Overnight in Urfa (B)

30-Sep-20 Urfa – Gaziantep
After the breakfast at our hotel you will visit Archeology Museum of Urfa. Then you will drive to Gaziantep. You will first have lunch here and then visit the largest mosaic museum of the world.Then you will drive to your hotel in Gaziantep (B)

1-Oct-20 Gaziantep – Cappadocia
You will explore the streets of Gaziantep after the breakfast. Then you will drive to Cappadocia. Lunch will be on the way. (B)

2-Oct-20 Cappadocia
In the morning you will have chance to do hot air ballooning (optional).
After the breakfast you will explore Goreme Open Air Museum which was a monastery. You will find some of the best frescos from Eastern Roman Empire and then continue to Uchisar Castle. After the lunch you will do some panoramic view stops to see the regison from different angels. (B)

3-Oct-20 Cappadocia
After a late breakfast you will first do a short trekking in the valleys of Cappadocia. Then you will visit Kaymakli Underground City which is built under the ground and used as a shelter from the enemies. After visiting the underground city you will have lunch and continue exploring Cappadocia.   (B)

4-Oct-20 Cappadocia – Izmir – Selcuk
You will fly to Izmir today. After some rest you wll drive to Sirince Village.You will have lunch and then have chance to try fruit wines that the village is famous for today. Then you will visit St. John Basilica and Artemis Temple. Then back to the hotel. (B)

5-Oct-20 Selcuk
After the breakfast first stop will be Virgin Mary’s House. Then you will visit Ephesus which is one of the best preserved Roman city. AFter the lunch in Selcuk you will have free time to explore the town. (B)

6-Oct-20 Selcuk – Pamukkale – Fethiye
You will first drive to Pamukkale after the breakfast. Here you will visit Hierapolis, its cemetery Necropolis and the white terraces of Pamukkale. After lunch you will continue to Fethiye. (B)

7-Oct-20 Fehiye
You will have a full day boat tour at the beautiful bays of Fethiye. (B,L)

8-Oct-20 Fethiye
You will drive to ancient Lycian city Patara where St. Nicholas was born. Here you will have free time to swim at the longest beach of Turkey. Then you will drive to Xanthos which was once capitol of Lycians. Lunch will be at Minare village where you will be invited to a house. Then you will drive back to Fethiye. Afternoon is free (B,L)

9-Oct-20 Fethiye – Istanbul
You will fly to Istanbul today. Afternoon is free (B)

10-Oct-20 Istanbul
Free Day to explore rest of Istanbul (B)

11-Oct-20 Istanbul
You will be transferred to the airport depending on your departure flight.(B)

Prices

The price of the tour 3250 USD per person at double share

ERLY BIRD PRICE 2990 USD per person for double share (Until Feb 28)

Single suplement is 560 USD

Not Included

  • Gratuities to guide and driver
  • Most of the lunches and dinners
  • Any items not specifically mentioned as included

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