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Turkey Treasures Tour

Highlights
İstanbul, Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum, Ephesus, Hierapolis, Aphrodisias, Fethiye, Antalya Kayaköy, Aspendos, Manavgat Waterfalls


Day 1 Saturday Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is free to
explore the city on own. 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
Today we visit the WW1 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
Step back in time today as we visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the
magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural
and political centre in its time. Overnight in Kuşadasi. (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 Kuşadasi. (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 Aphrodisias, Fethiye
Today we drive south towards the Mediterranean coast, visiting the ancient site of Aphrodisias along
the way. Overnight in Fethiye. (B)


Day 8 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 9 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 10 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 11 Tuesday Antalya
After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends. (B)

(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)


INCLUDING

Inbound 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
10 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners
10 Nights accommodation as follows:
2 nights 4 star Istanbul Tryp by Wyndam Hotel
1 night 4 star Çanakkale Büyük Truva Hotel
2 nights Boutique Kuşadasi Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
1 night 5 star Pamukkale Colossae Thermal Hotel
2 nights Boutique Fethiye Marina Vista Hotel
2 nights 4 star Antalya Best Western Khan Hotel

EXCLUDING

Suggested optional activities
Tips for driver and guide


  • 01 January 2017 / 31 December 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1299 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    566 $ p.p

Adult(s) Price (Total)