Easy-made Turkey - 10 days land only
|Package Validity||Set departures between 09 SEP 2017 - 30 DEC 2017.|
|Starts in||Istanbul on a SAT.|
- Domestic flights from Izmir to Cappadocia & Cappadocia to Istanbul
- Return airport/hotel transfers
- 2 nights 4* hotel accommodation in Istanbul
- 1 night 4* hotel accommodation in Canakkale
- 3 nights 4* hotel accommodation in Kusadasi
- 3 nights Boutique Cave hotel accommodation in Cappadocia
- Breakfast daily, selected lunches & dinners
- Touring by coach
- Car ferry fees between Canakkale & Eceabat
- Assistance of a tour-guide through-out the year
- Entrance fees to places visited as per the itinerary
This tour ends with a flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul, arriving at approximately 10:30 am on the last day.
Domestic flight times may vary due to various circumstances
You will need your passport during check in on domestic flights.
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel & the remainder of the day is yours free to explore at your own pace. Overnight Istanbul
Istanbul Old City
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace & the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul.
Today we visit the WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels. Overnight Canakkale
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 & library made it a renowned cultural & political centre in its time. Overnight Kusadasi.
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.
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 to 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
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 (B, L)
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