14 Days Turkey Tour- Istanbul Cappadocia Konya Antalya Pamukkale Ephesus Gallipoli Troy Travel
Day 1: Istanbul
14 Days Turkey Tour, On your arrival to the IST or Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul, our representative will welcome you at the exit gate inside of the international terminal meet our driver who hold a sign M 55 at first exit of the gate. Then you will be transferred to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the time in the city.
Day 2: Free day in Istanbul (*B)
After breakfast enjoy Istanbul old city on your own, your hotel will be in a walking distance from Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi palace or other places. If you wish to have a guide for Istanbul old city, book Istanbul old city tour with us. End of the day back to yout hotel and overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 3: Gallipoli Tour(*L)
Your guide picks you up from your hotel in Istanbul around 06:30-07:00am and on our way to Gallipoli we stop by to have breakfast,after driving 5 hours you will arrive to Gallipoli. Then you will start your visit different memorials of Dardanelles, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnstons Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. End of the tour, you will take a ferry to Canakkale and overnight in the hotel.
Day 4: Troy and Pergamum Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast,around 08:30-08:45 am your guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will join your group to visit Troy Ancient City. You will be surprised with genially made Trojan Horse and you will discover over 10 ancient cities built one on another, dating back to 3500 BC, passing through Apollo Temple, fortified city walls, battle field where Hector and Achilles fought for power, Roman Theater, Greco-Roman Senate building roundly shaped that hosted deputies of democracy. After Troy, drive to Pergamum. You are going to have your lunch in a traditional restaurant. Then visit the ancient city of Pergamum which held one of the most important libraries in the ancient world. After tour, a ride to Kusadası and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Ephesus Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 09:00-09:30 and you will be transferred to full day Ephesus tour. You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis Temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant.
In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI. At the end of the tour, transfer to your hotel and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 6: Pamukkale Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 09:00-09:45 and join to Pamukkale Hierapolis tour.
Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish and it is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
You will have your lunch during the excursion.
End of the tour take a private car to Fethiye and drop off your hotel, overnight stay in Fethiye.
Day 7: Daily boat cruise Cruise (*B *L)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up and transfer to cruise. In Fethiye cruise you will have chance to swim in stunning bays of Mediterranean Sea. You will also have your lunch during the excursion. End of the day, transfer to hotel for overnight stay
Day 8: Free day in Fethiye and private transfer to Antalya (*B)
After breakfast, you will have free day to enjoy Fethiye on your own. You can spend your day at the best beach of Turkey, BLUE LAGOON. End of the day take a private car to Antalya and drop of your hotel. Overnight stay in Antalya.
Day 9 - Free day in Antalya (B)
After breakfast free day for you to enjoy old city part of Antalya or you can join Aspendos, Perge and waterfall tour of Antalya. The old city of Antalya from, Hellenistic ages, Greco-roman, Selcuk Turks and Ottoman empire. In old city more than 3000 old stone houses you can see. Another option will be of course one of the nice beach of Antalya. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 10: Free day in Antalya (*B)
After breakfast free day for you to explore Antalya. Kaleici (old town) quite interesting place to visit and walking around. You can also enjoy one of the beach of Antalya. End of the day transfer to airport and take a flight to Cappadocia (Direct flight or via Istanbul flight) After arrive in Cappadocia, transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 11: Northern Cappadocia Tour(*B*L)
Optional Balloon Tour available for this morning
After breakfast, you will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety. End of the day transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 12: Southern Cappadocia Tour (*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15 am then you will join your tour.
Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses.
For lunch you are going to traditional Turkish Restaurant.
In the afternoon you will be amazed Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution. Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar Castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.
End of the tour we will transfer to Cappadocia Airport to take the flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul, our agents will meet you at the exit gate of domestic terminal baring a board your names written on and you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 13: Istanbul(*B)
Today is free for you to explore this beautiful city or we can organize Bosphorus tour, Turkish night or Turkish bath(hamam) for you. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 14: Istanbul, departure
According to your flight time we will transfer you to IST or Sabiha Gokcen Airport and you will do self check-in.
End of our service.
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler should pay 25% extra for single supplement.
Flights might be from Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Dear guests who are travelling with us, we would like to inform that we do not take any responsibility in case of lost and forgetting of any valuable belongings in buses, any kind of transfer vehicles, at airports or bus stations. Please keep your belongings with you.
Istanbul can be very cold and snowy in winters, so provide yourself winter clothes.
Springs and autumns are rainy, do not forget your umbrella or raincoat.
Summers are humid and hot, put enough sun cream and bring your hat.
Always for the tours in Turkey wear comfortable shoes.
Do not forget your swimming suits for Pamukkale.
You can have t-shirts or shorts on the days when you will visit mosques, no problem because they provide you at the entrance scarf and piece of clothes to cover your shoulders or legs.
You may visit any mosque except praying times.
Istanbul -Uyan Hotel, Zeynep Sultan Hotel, Ferman Hotel, Grand Yavuz Hotel
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House, Garden Inn Hotel
Fethiye – Dedeoglu Hotel, Villa Daffodil
Antalya – Antalya Inn Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel
**or similar hotels
Per person 1440 euro with credit card and 1370 euro with cash payment
Istanbul – Dosso Dossi Old city Hotel, Levni Hotel
Cappadocia – Hera Cave Suite or Cappadocia Inn Hotel
Fethiye – Alesta Yatch Hotel, Atapark Hotel
Antalya – Dogan S Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, Lavista Boutique Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel (Suite Rooms)
**or similar hotels
Per person 1670 euro with credit card and 1590 euro with cash payment
Optional Hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia, is optional per person 260 Euro by cash, 270 Euro by credt card payment
**if you would like to book balloon tour please inform
- Hotels with breakfast
- Istanbul to Cappadocia flight tickets
- Antalya to Pamukkale intercity bus ticekts
- Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
- Bus station transfers mentioned on the itinerary
- Lunch on tours
- Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- Drink during lunch
- Medical insurance
- Tip to guide and driver
- Cleopatra swimming pool entrance