15 Day Tour of Turkey - Turkey Discovered
Discover Turkish treasures on a trip that packs in fine beaches, awesome ruins, Gallipoli, coastal resorts, the chance to enjoy a gulet cruise on the Med and stunning Cappadocia.
Welcome to Turkey! Arrive Istanbul and transfer to hotel in Sultanahmet. Rest of day free.
Overnight - Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul
Enjoy a tour of old Istanbul. Rest of day free. Tonight, we enjoy a group Welcome Dinner at a
typical Turkish restaurant. Dinner and overnight - Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul – Gallipoli
Today, we enjoy a visit to battle-scarred Gallipoli. Lunch and overnight - Gallipoli
Day 4 - Gallipoli – Kusadasi
At Troy we visit the Trojan Horse and ruins. En route to Kusadasi, we explore the ruins of Pergamum. Dinner and overnight - Kusadasi
Day 5 - Kusadasi
Today, we explore the legendary Roman ruins of Ephesus, visit Selcuk Museum and a leather manufacturer. Dinner and overnight - Kusadasi
Days 6 - 9 - Kusadasi – Koycegiz - Fethiye
On day 6, we visit the cotton castles of Pamakkule and the ruins of Roman Hieropolis before heading to lakeside Koycegiz where we enjoy dinner. On day 7, we cruise the Dalyan River to Turtle Beach for swimming, lunch and fun at the mud baths. En route to Fethiye on day 8, we visit Kayakoyu. On day 9, we’ve a free day to enjoy swimming and relaxing. Overnight (2) - Koycegiz, (2)-Fethiye. (Meals as indicated)
Day 10 - Fethiye – Antalya
At Saklikent Gorge we can opt to tube the rapids. We then visit a carpet manufacturer en route to Antalya. Overnight – Antalya
Day 11 - Antalya – Konya
Today, we visit the Roman ruins of Perge and Aspendos. We continue to Konya, a town on the Anatolian steppe. Dinner and overnight - Konya
Days 12 - 13 - Konya - Cappadocia
En route to Cappadocia, we visit Mevlana Whirling Dervish Museum, some ancient caravanserai’s and the beautiful Ihlara Valley. An optional and fun Turkish folklore evening is available tonight. On day 13, enjoy a tour of the stunning Cappadocia region and dinner. Overnight (2) - Cappadocia region
Day 14 - Cappadocia – Istanbul
Via Ankara to Istanbul, we visit the Ancient Civilisation’s Museum. Overnight - Istanbul
Day 15 - Istanbul
After breakfast tour ends. Choice of 2 airport transfers (0630hrs and 1430hrs) on day tour ends
What You See
Istanbul & the Bosphorus * Gallipoli - memorials, trenches and battlefields * Troy * Aegean Coast * Ruins of Pergamum & Ephesus * Kusadasi * Koycegiz* * Pamukkale thermal pools & Roman Hierapolis * Fethiye * Ruins of Perge & Aspendos * Konya * Ancient caravanserais * Cappadocia region * Ankara * Leather/carpet manufacturing houses * Lake Koycegiz cruising, Turtle Beach, Kayakoyu if not undertaking optional gulet cruise)
Airport arrival/departure transfer * 10 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels & 4 nights accommodation in 4 star hotels * 14 breakfasts, 2 lunch, 4 dinners PLUS Welcome Dinner * OPTIONAL: Gulet cruise-3 days-twin cabin inc meals * Guided sightseeing - Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ruins of Ephesus & Pergamum, Pamukkale/Hierapolis, Roman Perge & Aspendos & Cappadocia * Tour leader * Relevant transfers - modern air-cond. coach
£599 GBP per person
Single Supplement - £189 GBP - BOOK NOW
|Extra Accomodation/Tour Upgrades
|Gulet Cruise Option
|4 star Pre-Tour Accommodation
|4 star Post-Tour Accommodation
|Optional Upgrades and Bolt-ons
|Istanbul after Dark
|Golden Horn & Pera Day tour
|Edirne Day trip
|Bursa Day trip
If you're travelling alone and would like to share a room with a fellow traveller of the same sex,we can arrange this on most tours. If this cannot be arranged, you will be required to pay the single occupancy supplement.
Pre and post accommodation is at the single occupancy rate.
Entrance fees not included. Water skiing, banana boating, para-sailing and tubing are available at a cost of approx £15 each.