Turkey Explorer - 9 Days

Turkey Explorer - 9 Days

9 Days
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$2150
$2021

Turkey Explorer - 9 Days

9 Days Starting and ending in Istanbul

Visiting:

İstanbul

,

Hagia Sophia

,

Topkapi Palace Museum

,

The Blue Mosque

,

Hippodrome of Constantinople

,

Grand Bazaar

,

Gallipoli Peninsula

,

Gelibolu

,

Anzak Koyu Beach

,

Bergama

,

Troya Müzesi ( Museum of Troy)

,

Pergamon Ancient City

,

Akropolis

,

Ancient Ephesus

,

House of Virgin Mary

,

The Temple of Artemis

,

Pamukkale

,

Pammukale Thermal Pools

,

Hierapolis Theater

,

Konya

,

Cappadocia

,

Mevlana Museum

,

Göreme Açık Hava Müzesi

,

Devrent (Imaginary Valley)

,

Pasabag

,

Avanos

,

Uchisar Castle

,

Rose Valley

,

Çavuşin

,

Pigeon Valley

,

Kaymakli Underground City

,

Ortahisar Castle

Tour operator:

Tour Altinkum Travel

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Meat, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

TAT0036

Group size:

2 - 12

Age range:

1-99

Tour operated in:

English

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:

$2150

$2021 (USD)

tourhub discount: $129


  • 100% Guaranteed Refunds
  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
  • Balance due 1 days before departure

Tour Overview

Explore magnificent Turkey with 9 Days customized package with a personal tour guide in a luxury vehicle from/to Istanbul. Visit highlights of Istanbul such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, and cruising on the Bosphorus. Explore Gallipoli, home to one of the most dramatic battles in history and home of the Trojan Horse. Visit Pergamum; Where John wrote his letter, Pergamum had been a capital city for almost four hundred years. Walk on the ancient roads of best-preserved greko-city with House of Holy Mary nearby. Swim in Pamukkale's healing thermal springs. Explore the Underground cities of Cappadocia, learn history about early Christians and see rock churches, make photos of the fairy chimneys from the best photo shoot points. This is a PRIVATE TOUR (vehicle solely reserved for your use) and flexible. Its always up to you to modify your itinerary according to your personal preferences, even during the tour.

Highlights

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    Istanbul

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    Gallipoli

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    Troy

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    Pergamum

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    Ancient EPhesus

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    House of Virgin Mary

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    Pamukkale

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    Cappadocia

Places You'll See

Kusadasi

Pergamon

Troy

Gallipoli

Ephesus

Hagia Sophia

Grand Bazaar

Topkapi Palace

Hgaia Sophia

Cappadocia

Cappadocia

Pamukkale

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Arrival at Istanbul

Location:

  İstanbul


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Dosso Dossi Old Town


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Upon arrival at Istanbul / SAW Airport, you will be greeted and drives to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Istanbul

icon Day 2 : Treasures of Istanbul

Location:

  İstanbul, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Museum, The Blue Mosque, Hippodrome of Constantinople, Grand Bazaar


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Dosso Dossi Old Town


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


According to your tour pick-up time, meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Hagia Sophia; was the largest building on earth barring the Egyptian Pyramids or the Great Wall of China. It was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. Next; Topkapı Palace; As well as being the imperial residence of the Sultan, the palace was also the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire. It housed the Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Continue to with Hippodrome; Built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203AD, during the Roman period hippodrome was the civil center for the people of the city where once 100,000 spectators could be held. Next, Blue Mosque; Built by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I in the year 1616, Blue mosque today is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome. Next, Grand Bazaar; With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops it is one of the greatest bazaars in the World. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul

icon Day 3 : Gallipoli Tour

Location:

  Gallipoli Peninsula, Gelibolu, Anzak Koyu Beach


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Buyuk Truva


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


According your pick up time from your hotel, meet your guide and drive on a comfortable road system for approximately for 4 hours. Stopping for breakfast on the way. Upon arrival at Eceabat we stop for lunch at the local restaurant. Here we begin our guided tour of ANZAC Battlefields visiting Brighton Beach, ANZAC Cove, Beach Cemetary, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Turkish and allied tunnels and trenches at Johnston’s Jolly, 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After tour transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale

icon Day 4 : Troy&Pergamum Tour

Location:

  Bergama, Troya Müzesi ( Museum of Troy), Pergamon Ancient City, Akropolis


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Efe Boutique Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Upon breakfast at the hotel check out and start your full-day tour and visit Troya Archaeological Site where we see the UNESCO recognized ruins of the Ancient kingdom of Troy. We stroll through the site where many worldwide used terms like the Trojan War, Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy, Prince Paris comes from,Battle between Achilles and Hector, Walls of Troy II and Megaron House, The Ramp of Troy II, Roman bath, Odeon, The Temple of Athena and Ruins of Athena. Drive to Pergamum; Where John wrote his letter, Pergamum had been a capital city for almost four hundred years. After the mythical times, Pergamum had been the scene of several cultures, ranging from those of the Stone and Bronze Ages until the Archaic and Classical Periods. Among the temples, palaces and agora’s, the Asclepion, which were constructed in the course of one century, belonged the big Zeus Altar and the Parchment Library. After lunch visit the ruins of Asklepion; was known under the name of "The Pergamum God of Health". Asclepius the dietary health and medicine served the people for several hundred years; thus making Pergamum a medical center of very great importance. Famous medical Scholars, like Hippocrates and Galenus, were born in Pergamum and worked there. Along the way, feast your eyes on the beautiful Agean sea view with lush olive trees and some Greek and Turkish Islands. Overnight in Kusadasi.

icon Day 5 : Ancient Ephesus Tour

Location:

  Ancient Ephesus, Ancient Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary, The Temple of Artemis


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Colossae Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


According to your tour pick-up time, meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Visit The House of Virgin Mary; a church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days. Continue with the Ancient Ephesus; The best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean. Ephesus was the second-largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250,000 citizens. It is also home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis. Ephesus is also so well preserved that, walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments such as the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on the Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveler.
Next; the Temple of Artemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in antiquity and made Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. At the end of the tour drive you to Pamukkale. Check-in. Overnight in Pamukkale.

icon Day 6 : Pamukkale Tour

Location:

  Pamukkale, Pammukale Thermal Pools, Hierapolis Theater, Konya


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Anemon Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Visit Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth… Pamukkale has always been a very popular settlement where hot springs were believed to have healing powers so it is considered to be the earliest spa on earth where in history people travelled long distances in order to find a cure. The unique terraces were formed by running warm spring water at a temperature of 35 C, containing calcium bicarbonate. Today Pamukkale is declared as a worlds heritage site by UNESCO. Visit; ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Necropolis with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. Also, The Sacred Pool is one of the highlights of the site. Theır shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath. After tour travel to Konya. Check in. Overnight in Konya.

icon Day 7 : Konya / Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia

Location:

  Cappadocia, Mevlana Museum, Göreme Açık Hava Müzesi, Devrent (Imaginary Valley), Pasabag, Avanos, Uchisar Castle


Accommodation:

  Cave Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Heaven Cave Suites


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, visit the museum of 13th century Philosopher Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi. Mevlana was a philosopher and mystic of Islam, but not a Muslim of the orthodox type. His doctrine advocates unlimited tolerance, positive reasoning, goodness, charity and awareness through love. Then visit 700 years-old Caravanserail (ancient traders and travelers on silk road) After lunch travel to Goreme. Explore Goreme Museum; consists of many rock-cut churches from the second half of 9C with beautiful colorful frescoes decorating the walls. Next; Devrent Valley; famous for its quirky animal-shaped rocks. It looks like a sculpture zoo made by nature. There is even a rock pillar which looks like the Virgin Mary, holding Jesus Christ. Take in the unique lunar landscape of the valley and feel like you're in another World. Next; Pasabagi which means: the Pacha's vineyard. This site is also called Monks Valley. The hermitage of Simeon monks was here. A chapel dedicated to St. Simeon (Simon), and a hermit's shelter is built into one of the fairy chimneys with three heads. Pasabag valley contains some of the most striking fairy chimneys in Cappadocia with twin and even triple rock caps. This style is unique even for Cappadocia and these fairy chimneys are named mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys.
Next Avanos; where you will enjoy typical Turkish Lunch and experience make Potter with local experts. Next we continue to Goreme Panorama, which has one of the best panoramic view of the Fairy chimneys. Next Uchisar the Natural the highest Rock Castle provides a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia

icon Day 8 : Underground Cities of Cappadocia / Flight to Istanbul

Location:

  Cappadocia, Rose Valley, Çavuşin, Pigeon Valley, Kaymakli Underground City, Ortahisar Castle


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Dosso Dossi Old Town


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, According to your tour pick-up time, meet with your guide, and start your full-day tour. Visit Rose and Red Valley; is an incredibly unique area of Cappadocia with sharp ridges, tinted in pink especially during sunset! the minerals in the sandstone have a pink tinge. This pink becomes more and more evident throughout the day, peaking at sunset when the sun glows directly onto the Rose Valley giving it that fine shade of pink so many people come to see. Next Cavusin; is surrounded by a valley, which becomes gradually wider, called Red Valley. The houses of the village were cut into massive rock formations. The village is famous for its rock-churches. Next; Pigeon Valley; earned its name from the countless man-made dovecotes (Pigeon Houses) that have been carved into the soft volcanic tuff. Pigeon Valley is one of the best spots for walking in the marvelous Cappadocia region. Next; Underground Cities; once a place of refuge for 15000 Christians. These settlements were of enormous value to the development of Christianity as they provided shelter and worship and were in use until the end of 7C AD. Witness the ancient bedrooms, church, meeting hall, and food storage rooms in this eight-story city connected by 30km of corridors and passageways. Tour continues with Ortahisar; famous for its friendly inhabitants, picturesque stone houses, narrow streets and lovely churches as well as the castle-like rock formation after which the town is named After the tour drive to Kayseri Airport for your 1hour 30min domestic flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, you wıll be greeted by your driver who wıll drıve you safely back to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Istanbul.

icon Day 9 : Departure Day

Location:

  İstanbul


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Upon breakfast at the hotel check out and according to your flight time drives to Istanbul Airport. End of our service

What's Included

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    Accommodation

    4* hotel accommodation

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

    Transfer services from/to Airport on private basis

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

    Land transportation by luxury vehicle

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    Entrance Fees

    All admission fees to the historical sites

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    Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

    Free wi-fi at the hotels

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    Fully Guided

    Professional licensed tour guide thorough out the tour

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    Meals – Half Board

    Meal plan as mentioned on the itinerary

What's Not Included

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    Tipping and Gratuities

    Optional

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    Drinks with Meals

    Beverage with meals

Check out our Q&As

Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

yes, mentioned on price table

Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

yes

Are vaccinations required for this tour?

No

What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

The tour is guarantee departure

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

yes

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

    What is the tipping policy?

    optional

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    yes

    Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    no

    What currencies are required for this tour?

    USD, EURO

    Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    no

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes

    Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    no

    Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    yes

    What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    low

    Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    yes

    Are flights included in this tour?

    Internal flight ticket

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    yes

    What is the maximum group size?

    12

    Company Instant Book

    yes

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    yes

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    yes

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    4 star

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Turkey Explorer - 9 Days

9 Days Starting and ending in Istanbul

Visiting:

İstanbul

,

Hagia Sophia

,

Topkapi Palace Museum

,

The Blue Mosque

,

Hippodrome of Constantinople

,

Grand Bazaar

,

Gallipoli Peninsula

,

Gelibolu

,

Anzak Koyu Beach

,

Bergama

,

Troya Müzesi ( Museum of Troy)

,

Pergamon Ancient City

,

Akropolis

,

Ancient Ephesus

,

House of Virgin Mary

,

The Temple of Artemis

,

Pamukkale

,

Pammukale Thermal Pools

,

Hierapolis Theater

,

Konya

,

Cappadocia

,

Mevlana Museum

,

Göreme Açık Hava Müzesi

,

Devrent (Imaginary Valley)

,

Pasabag

,

Avanos

,

Uchisar Castle

,

Rose Valley

,

Çavuşin

,

Pigeon Valley

,

Kaymakli Underground City

,

Ortahisar Castle

Tour operator:

Tour Altinkum Travel

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Meat, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

TAT0036

Group size:

2 - 12

Age range:

1-99

Tour operated in:

English

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:

$2150

$2021 (USD)

tourhub discount: $129


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