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 Ataturk airport in Istanbul, our representative will welcome you at the exit gate inside of the international terminal where you will see your names written on a board. Then you will be transferred to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the time in the city. (We might pick you up from Sabiha Gokcen airport with extra cost)
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 transfer to airport and take flight to Cappadocia, after arrive in Cappadocia transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 3: Northern Cappadocia Tour(*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 4: 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 day transfer to your hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5: Cappadocia to Antalya via Konya by minibus(*B)
Around 08:30-08:45am we will take you from your hotel and after 4 hours of driving you will reach to Konya where you have chance to visit Konya Mevlana Museum, school of whirling dervishes. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant.
Then we will drive 3 hours more to arrive in Antalya and we will transfer you to your hotel in Antalya.
Day 6: Aspendos Perge and Waterfall Tour (*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel around 08:00-08:15. You will join the full day tour of Aspendos which bears one of the best preserved Roman theaters in Anatolia. After visiting the ancient city Perge where you can see its large agora, the public baths and gymnasium, you can enjoy the views of waterfall. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. End of the tour you will be transferred back to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 7: Antalya to Pamukkale by bus(*B)
Free morning and end of the day transfer to the bus station to take an intercity bus to Pamukkale. After arrival you will see your names held by our agents who will take to your hotel in Pamukkale. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 8: 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 day transfer to the bus station to take an intercity bus to Kusadasi. After arrival you will see your names hold by our agents who will take to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 9: 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 10: Kusadasi(*B)
Today is free for you to visit city center or swim in clean beaches. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 11: Kusadasi to Canakkale by semi-private minibus (*B)
Your guide picks you up from your hotel around 08:00-08:15am, after driving 6 hours you will arrive to Canakkale via Pergamum where you have chance to visit this ancient city which held one of the most important libraries in the ancient world. On arrival transfer to your hotel for overnight stay in Canakkale.
Day 12: Gallipoli and Troy Tour(*B *L)
Your guide picks you up from your hotel around 08:30-08:45am and 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.
In the afternoon you will visit Troy city where 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 Istanbul and you will be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul before midnight, overnight stay.
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 Ataturk Airport and you will do self check-in.
End of our service.
Istanbul - Avicenna Hotel, Gulhane Park Hotel, Zeynep Sultan Hotel
Cappadocia - Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House
Antalya - Antalya Inn Hotel, Mediterra Art Hotel
Pamukkale - Tripolis Hotel, Hal-tur Hotel
Kusadasi - Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel
Canakkale - Grand Anzac Hotel
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler should pay 25% extra for single supplement.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Sabiha Gokcen Airport transfers can be provided with a little extra cost for international arrivals and departures. Please consult to your tour operator.
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.
Per person 1270 EURO with credit card and 1210 EURO with cash payment
Hot air balloon tour per person 150 EURO
- Hotels with breakfast
- Bus transfersdomestic flights
- Airport 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