Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours free to explore at your own pace. Overnight Istanbul
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Haghia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul
|Day 3||Monday||295 km||Breakfast, Dinner|
|Istanbul - Canakkale|
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, Johnston's Jolly original trenches and tunnels. Overnight Canakkale
|Day 4||Tuesday||369 km||Breakfast, Dinner|
|Canakkale - Kusadasi|
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 Kusadasi
|Day 5||Wednesday||Breakfast, Dinner|
Absorb yourself in history today 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 Kusadasi
|Day 6||Thursday||Breakfast, Dinner|
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 Kusadasi
|Kusadasi - Cappadocia|
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Kayseri. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Cappadocia. Cappadocia is an extraordinary national treasure and is perhaps even the jewel in Turkey's illustrious crown. Overnight Cappadocia
|Day 8||Saturday||Breakfast, Lunch|
Today our first stop is Esentepe, followed by a visit to Uchisar Castle. We then trek through Rose Valley to Cavusin, where we stop for lunch and learn about hand-made pottery. Afterwards, we visit the Pasabag Fairy Chimneys, followed by Devrent Valley and Urgup Winery to taste the delicious vines of Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia
|Day 9||Sunday||Breakfast, Lunch|
This morning, we head to Pigeon Valley and then Red Valley. After visiting the village of Cavusin, Cave churches and head to Kaymakli Underground City, the biggest in the region. Overnight Cappadocia
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul and our tour concludes.
Travelers with limited time yet with a desire to cover as much as possible without compromising on value, this 10 - day tour is for you..
o Domestic flight from Izmir to Kayseri.
o Inbound Airport Transfer - Istanbul - Atatürk Airport (IST)
o Outbound Airport Transfer - Kayseri.
o Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
o Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
o Tips except driver and guide
o Entrance fees
o 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
o 9 nights 4 star & boutique cave accommodation
o Tips except driver and guide
Prices do not include:
o Visits and services not mentioned in program.
o Tips - driver and guide
o Personal expenses and all beverages.
o Visa Fee:You may get your visa online. Please click on E-Visa
o International Flights