Start: Istanbul Finish: Istanbul
Physical rating: Low
Special diets catered: Vegetarians
Tour code: 295799
Group size: 1 - 14
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A perfect well balanced trip between Anatolian historical heritage and natural beauties. Our Anatolian Trilogy tour offers awe-inspiring ancient history, fairy-tale scenery, plentiful sunshine, and welcoming people. Starting in Istanbul, you’ll marvel at the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Grand Bazaar; Cappadocia’s “fairy-chimney” landscape; the ancient Greek sites of Ephesus and the azure waters of seaside Kusadasi, legendary Troy and Gallipoli. You’ll also experience legendary Turkish hospitality first-hand, from artisans to imams. If you’re looking for different travel delights — and a broader world perspective — you’ll find it here. Join us for the Best of Turkey Tour in 10 days with 2 domestic flights!
Meals: No Meals
Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Meals: N/A
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
After breakfast, stroll through Sogukcesme Street with typical wooden house which are now landmark buildings of ottoman architecture. Arrive to Topkapi Palace, the largest and oldest of the remaining palaces where Ottoman Sultans used to live; admire the gardens, kitchens, the treasury section as well as terraces overlooking the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. Photo stop at the Fountain of Sultan Ahmet the 3rd and explore Saint Sophia, the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture dating back to the VIth century. After lunch, visit the Blue Mosque covered by more than 20.000 Iznik tiles and continue with the Roman Hippodrome where the char races used to take place. Discover the handcrafts of Anatolia and shop in the labyrinth tunnels of the Grand Bazaar.
Overnight: Istanbul Meals: B,L
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Breakfast and departure to explore the Spice Market to feel the exotism of the Orient. Enjoy a langourous boat trip along the European and Asian coasts of the Bosphorus. Freetime in Karaköy for a fish lunch experience under the Galata Bridge with stunning views over the silhouette of the Old City. In the afternoon transfer to airport and flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir. Continue to Cappadocia. Overnight and dinner at your hotel.
Overnight: Cappadocia Meals: B,L, Dinner at hotel
In the early morning, possibility to enjoy a hot air balloon flight to admire the breathtaking moonlike landscape of Cappadocia over the Fairy Chimneys, orchards and vineyards (optional - see our optional prices)
Entire day to enjoy the natural beauty and the cultural depth of this unique region : explore the frescoed interiors of Goreme's cave churches, which date from the 8th century, take a walk in Avcilar, Pasabagi and the red valley of Dervent where you will admire the chimney like volcanic formations and a brief photo stop at Uchisar.
Overnight: Cappadocia Meals: B,L, Dinner at hotel
Visit the isolated valley of Kizilçukur behind Urgup with its beautiful rock formation and some hidden rock-carved churches. Cavusin is one of the oldest settlements in the area offering a panoramic view over the village and visit the pigeon houses and rock formations. In the afternoon, discover one of the largest and deepest of the underground cities in Cappadocia.
Overnight: Cappadocia Meals : B-L-D
Transfer to airport for your onward flight to Izmir. Upon arrival, continue to Kusadasi and transfer to the Hotel Carina or Neopol or similar first class hotel. Free day to discover Kusadası’s beaches, marinas and night life
Overnight: Kuşadası Meals: B
Breakfast and Explore the Ephesus antique city by wandering along its 2,000 year old marble streets to such famous sites as the theatre and the Celsus Library. In the afternoon, visit the home of the Virgin Mary and a photo stop nearby the Temple of Artemis where only a column remains to indicate where one of the Seven Wonders of the World was.
Meals: B - L
After breakfast , departure ( between 09:30 am - 10:00 am, ) to Pergamon the city where parchment was invented and discover the Acropolis with hellenistic theater, Trajan Temple and remains of the library. Drive to Canakkale and overnight.
In the morning, depart for Troy and visit the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, 3700 years old city walls and houses, Senate Building, Odeon. Cross Dardanelles Strait by car ferry and continue to Gallipoli Peninsula. Visit Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels, 57. Regiment Turkish Memorial,The Nek,Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, After lunch, drive to Istanbul. Transfer back to Istanbul at 17:30 and arrive at around 23:00. Drop-off to your hotel and overnight.
Overnight : Istanbul Meals: B
After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for your onward flight or an extention night in Istanbul.
9 nights accommodations - First Class hotels
Istanbul Hotels: Lalahan, Yasmak Sultan, Yigitalp Hotel or similar 4****
Cappadocia Hotels: Ürgüp Dinler Hotel 4**** or similar
Kusadasi Hotels: Carina, Neopol, Derici Hotel or similar4****
Çanakkale Hotels: Buyuk Truva, Artur, Derici or similar 4****
All round trip Apt to Hotel and Hotel to apt transfers are included
All transport and transfers per itinerary are included
Domestic flights (upon specific flight request, supplement applies)
•Istanbul / Kayseri (or Nevsehir)
•Kayseri / Izmir
All share transfer per itinerary and A/C transport during visits & excursion
An English speaking guide services during land visits is included. Your may have different guides each day according to their schedule and availability.
All mentioned entrance fees are included
9 breakfasts - 5 lunches - 2 hotel dinners
Tips for the guides are not included
Any kind of beverages are not included
Visa and passport expenses are not included
Travel Insurance is not included
Before/After flights are not included
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As a solo traveler, we are not allowing for many reasons to pair up with another passenger of the same gender. For the security and other liabilities, hygiene and comfort are the primary reasons.
Therefore every solo traveler has to pay a single supplement for a private room.
All our departures are guaranteed departure tours.
It depends on countries. Mostly you will need a visa which is obtained very easily via internet https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
It depends on countries.
Euro, US$ or Turkish Lira
Every day tour starts at between 09:00-09:30 am and ends at between 05:00-06:00 pm
Yes! You may enhance your tour by purchasing either an extension or pre/post hotel stays, offered on select tours. Extensions may be “hosted” rather than escorted. When hosted, passengers will be greeted upon arrival by a local tour manager who will provide all included services and be available on-call during the duration of the extension. A minimum number of passengers may be required to operate some extensions. Extensions not purchased at time of deposit are subject to availability and applicable charges at time of request.
4**** / First Class
Euro or US$ or Liras
Yes (those which are mentioned)
It depends on countries. Mostly you will need a visa which is obtained very easily via internet
Only domestic flights are included
Allowance for domestic flights is 20 kg.
English speaking countries such as Canada USA England Australia New Zealand etc.
In all our hotels wifi is free of charge
Children starting from 06 years old are accepted.
Our leaders are trained to deal with these situations and we will endeavor to get you help as quickly as possible. If you must leave the trip early due to illness, our local offices will help you find appropriate medical care and ensure someone at home is aware of the situation. We will do whatever we can to get you home or on your onward journey. Your travel insurance, which is compulsory on all our trips, should cover any costs incurred if illness occurs.
In each city you will have a local guide. So during transfer days our drivers will support you.
It is optional but it is good to give it :)
At Eskapas we have a flexible policy. You must change it until 30 days prior to your departure otherwise any changes mean "cancellation".
Solo travelers must pay single supplement to have a private room due to hygien reasons.
Eskapas has been established in 2000 in Istanbul
All hotels used to accommodate our customers are certified by “Hotel Association of Turkey”; they all are committed to use maximum 50 % capacity
COVID-19 RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL RULES
Eskapas is committed to fulfill the following regulations to protect its customers from the risk of Covid-19 :
1 – Eskapas will fulfill all safety rules mentioned in the “Safe Tourism Certification” prepared by Turkish Ministry of Tourism; that plan covers all aspects of the journey from the aircraft to the airport, transfers, touring and hotels (tga.gov.tr/abou
Yes you can.
Your timetable - voucher that will show your itinerary with timing and hotels (30 days before prior to your arrival date)
Multiple Room Types
Multiple room types available. Choose your preferred room type when you book.
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