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Magic Carpet Tour

Highlights
Istanbul,Gallipoli Battlefields,Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum,Ephesus, Kusadasi,Pamukkale, Hierapolis,Silk Road, Konya,Cappadocia, Ankara


Day 1 Saturday Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours,
free to explore the city on own or relax. Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 2 Sunday Istanbul Old City
After breakfast, enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue
Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)


Day 3 Monday Gallipoli Battlefields
One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of
Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnstons Jolly,
original trenches and tunnels. Overnight in Çanakkale. (B, D)


Day 4 Tuesday Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum
This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse, and then tour the
magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned
cultural and political centre in its time. Overnight in Ku■adasi. (B, D)


Day 5 Wednesday Ephesus, Kusadasi
Absorb yourself in history 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 in Ku■adasi. (B, D)


Day 6 Thursday Pamukkale, Hierapolis
This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the
magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the
ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in
Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Overnight in Pamukkale. (B, D)


Day 7 Friday Silk Road, Konya
Today we travel the ancient Silk Road visiting Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in
Konya along the way. Tonight, dont miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening! Overnight
in Cappadocia. (B, D)


Day 8 Saturday Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City
Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia through the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum, the fairy
chimneys and explore the many levels of an underground city. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, D)


Day 9 Sunday Ankara
Early morning departure to the nations capital-Ankara where we visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the
famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)


Day 10 Monday Istanbul
After breakfast our tour concludes when we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to
the airport for your onward flight. (B)

INCLUDING

Inbound Airport Transfer Istanbul - Atatürk Airport (IST)
OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (IST)
Outbound Airport Transfer Istanbul - Atatürk Airport (IST)
OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
Tips except driver and guide
Entrance fees
9 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners
9 Nights accommodation as follows:
3 Nights 4 star hotel Istanbul Nidya Hotel Galataport
1 Night 4 star hotel Canakkale Iris Hotel
2 Nights 4 star hotel Kusadasi Adakule Kusadasi
1 Night 5 star hotel Pamukkale Colossae Thermal Hotel
2 Nights 4 star hotel Cappadocia Burca Kaya Hotel

EXCLUDING

Suggested optional activities
Tips for driver and guide


  • 01 January 2017 / 13 March 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1159 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    436 $ p.p

  • 14 March 2017 / 31 October 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1299 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    466 $ p.p

  • 01 November 2017 / 23 December 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1159 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    436 $ p.p

  • 24 December 2017 / 31 December 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1299 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    466 $ p.p

Adult(s) Price (Total)