Around Turkey Tour LZ01

12 Days From £0 (1,938 USD)

This tour takes you around the main highlights of beautiful Turkey. This is a historic and scenic country with lots of ancient ruins, beautiful coastline, warm welcoming people and a vibrant and fascinating culture.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private Tour or Small Group
Start Location: Istanbul, Turkey
End Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

About The Operator

Accreditations: The Association of Turkish Travel Agents (TURSAB)
Years In Business: 14

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-HB 4* hotel accommodation
-All road transfers with air conditioned vehicle
-All entrance fees
-12 day excursions with the Professional guide
-domestic flights

Excludes
-International Flights and airport taxes
-Visas
-Travel insurance

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. ARRIVE ISTANBUL - Arrive Istanbul, transfer to your hotel. Depending on your flight: dinner and overnight at the hotel or in the afternoon visit the Old City Walls of Istanbul. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 02. CAPPADOCIA - Depart Istanbul on a morning flight to Kayseri, for the visit of Cappadocia. Also visit the Kaymakli underground city.
Day 03. CAPPADOCIA - After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Goreme Valley, is an open-air museum with “fairy chimneys”, pyramids and sand castles. Visit Uchisar and lunch in Avanos; the afternoon is at your leisure.
Day 04. KONYA - Start the day at Sultanhani, considered the to be the largest and the finest caravanserai in this part of the world. Continue to Konya where “Mevlana” lived and see Mevlana Museum (Tekke), where he is buried
Day 05. ANTALYA - Drive across the rugged Taurus Mountains and to the ancient site of Aspendos. See a finest example of classical Roman Amphitheater.
Day 06. ANTALYA - Visit to Perge, after the breakfast at the hotel and continue for a visit to the Antalya Museum. Then head for the Side, was once an ancient harbor with magnificent theater. Dinner and overnight in Antalya
Day 07. FETHIYE - After breakfast, depart for ancient city Myra now called Demre or Kale and St. Nicholas. Continue to Kas for the lunch break. Then continue to Fethiye for the visit of Xanthos, one time Lycian capital. Dinner and overnight in Fethiye.
Day 08. KUSADASI - Depart for the visit to Gumuskesen best preserved Roman Tomb in Turkey and drive for Miletos, was a great Ionian port as well as the birthplace of several philosophers and sages. Didyma, the Temple of Apollo was one of antiquity’s most sacred places, continue to Priene, was once most active ports of Ionian Federation. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 09. KUSADASI - After breakfast, drive for Ephesus. First visit to the Ephesus Museum, continue to visit the House of Virgin Mary, St. Paul’s Basilica and the Ephesus to explore the ruins, including Celcus Library and the Arcadian Way, a grand street paved in marble. Return to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight.
Day 10. ISTANBUL - Early flight to Istanbul to visit to one of the world’s greatest buildings, St Sophia. Next visit the Blue Mosque, built in the 17th century; it takes its name from the thousands of Iznik tiles lining the walls. In the evening, join the Turkish Evening.
Day 11. - ISTANBUL - One of the most interesting sights in Istanbul is the former residence of the Sultans, the exotic Topkapi Palace. See the famous jewel-studded dagger, the unique Chinese porcelain collection, imperial costumes and the 86 carat Spoon maker's Diamond. In the afternoon, experience the Grand Bazaar, a labyrinth of narrow streets and passages housing more than 4.000 shops. Meet this evening for a reception and farewell dinner.
Day 12. DEPART FOR HOME - Transfer to the airport for the flight home.