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Orient Express Tour

Highlights
Kusadasi, Hierapolis, Aphrodisias, Fethiye, Kayakoy, Aspendos, Manavgat Waterfalls, Konya, Cappadocia, Goreme, Uchisar Castle, Ankara


Day 1 Tuesday Kusadasi
Welcome to Kusadasi! Check into your hotel, and the rest of the day is yours, free to explore this
harbor-side resort town on own. Tonight you meet your tour guide and fellow travelling companions.
Overnight in Ku■adasi. (D)


Day 2 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 3 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 4 Friday Aphrodisias, Fethiye
Today we drive south towards the Mediterranean coast, visiting the ancient site of Aphrodisias along
the way. Overnight in Fethiye. (B)


Day 5 Saturday Fethiye
Today you have the option to relax on a day cruise around the 12 Islands of Fethiye or experience
one of Turkeys highlights on an optional day tour to Saklikent Gorge, Turkeys longest and deepest
canyon. Overnight in Fethiye. (B)


Day 6 Sunday Kayakoy, Antalya
Relaxing morning, before a late afternoon drive to the resort town of Antalya visiting the deserted
Greek village of Kayakoy on the way. Overnight in Antalya. (B, D)


Day 7 Monday Aspendos, Manavgat Waterfalls
Today, we will visit famous theatre at Aspendos which is known for one of the best preserved
theatres of Asia Minor, still used today. Then we will visit Manavgat Waterfalls for a pleasant resting
spot. Overnight in Antalya. (B, D)


Day 8 Tuesday Konya, Cappadocia
Early departure for Cappadocia, stopping en-route to visit Konya and the mausoleum of Mevlana
Celaleddin Rumi with its accompanying museum. This afternoon we also stop to visit Sultanhani
Caravansary, the largest in Anatolia. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, D)


Day 9 Wednesday Goreme, Uchisar Castle
Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided tour of Goreme Valley, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar
castle and more. Tonight, dont miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening! Overnight in
Cappadocia. (B, D)


Day 10 Thursday Ihlara Valley, Underground City
Today we trek through the wildly beautiful Ihlara Valley and explore the many levels of an
underground city. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, D)


Day 11 Friday 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 12 Saturday 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 Harbour Transfer - Kusadasi
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
Tips except driver and guide
Entrance fees
11 Breakfasts, 8 Dinners
11 Nights accommodation as follows:
2 Nights Boutique hotel Kusadasi Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
1 Night 5 star hotel Pamukkale Colossae Thermal Hotel
2 Nights Boutique hotel Fethiye Marina Vista Hotel
2 Nights 4 star hotel Antalya Best Western Khan Hotel
3 Nights Boutique Cave hotel Cappadocia Hotel to be advised
1 Night 4 star hotel Istanbul Tryp by Wyndam

EXCLUDING

Suggested optional activities
Tips for driver and guide


  • 01 January 2017 / 31 December 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1389 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    580 $ p.p

Adult(s) Price (Total)