Discover Turkey Tour 22 Days

Discover Turkey Tour 22 Days

Discover Turkey Tour 22 Days

TOUR CODE:IGEL-06BF

See the best of Turkey on this ultimate 10-day tour from Istanbul! Visit the country’s cultural capital Istanbul to see its top attractions like the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar and enjoy day trips to historic sites like Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Hierapolis and many more. See astounding rock formations at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale. Don’t forget to bring your camera.
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Tour Code Duration Location Price
IGEL-06BF22 Days 21 NightsAphrodisias Aydın Cappadocia Ephesus Gallipoli İstanbul İzmirAsk

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[/su_table] [/su_column][su_spacer size=”10″] [su_column size=”1/1″ center=”yes”] [su_tabs] [su_tab title=”Itinerary”] [su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 1 İstanbul Hotel” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” open=”yes” ] When you arrive to Istanbul we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. Stay in Istanbul. Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 2 Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Full Day Walking Tour” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ]

Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.

Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) is a UNESCO-listed museum that contains Ottoman and Byzantine works. From golden age of Byzantine, this once Christian church is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture. Listen the history and examine the architecture displays with your professional guide.

Next stop is Topkapi Palace , the largest and oldest palace in the world to survive to our day and also was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400years. Topkapi Palace was more than just the private residence of the Sultan and his court. It was centre of the supreme executive and judiciary council, the Divan and the training school. The best artist and craftsman’s produced some of the finest work in the whole empire.

Then, make a visit to the Blue Mosque with six minarets, was built at the bequest of Sultan Ahmet I and one of the best preserved and most significant examples of Ottoman architecture.

Continue to Istanbul Hippodrome where chariot races were held and also the centre of Byzantium’s life for 1000 years and of Ottoman life for another 400 years and has been the scene of countless political dramas.

Stop by Caferaga Medresesi, of foundation for serving Turkish Culture, also organises various workshop about handicrafts and music.

Then give a little break for lunch in a local restaurant with typical Turkish cuisine.
The next stop is the Grand Bazaar, one of the most famous bazaar around the world. Discover the bazaar with your guide and make some shopping. It is full with jewellery, leather and spices shops.

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Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) was built between 1597 and 1664, also it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. You can find exotic aromas and various spices. It contains fruit vegetable, flower and fish shops inside.

Rustem Pasha Mosque, for a tour. It was built by a famous Bosnian, Rüstem Pasha and designed by -one the most famous architect in history- Mimar Sinan. One of the most famous mosque in Istanbul for her interior design.

Dolmabahce Palace, was the first European style palace. It was built by Ottoman Sultans between 1843 and 1846.This is the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Also famous with the great collection of European antiquity. Ataturk lived the final part of his life in the palace and died there.

Bosphorus Strait connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and splits the European and Asian sides of Turkey. Bosphorus Bridge, pass through the bridge and watch the beautiful view. It is 1704m long and was the 4th longest bridge around the world. Don’t miss this unique chance to pass from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

Camlica Hill, the highest point in Istanbul, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul city and Bosphorus.

Give a little break for lunch here and enjoy the view while you are eating your tasty meal.

Ortakoy, is a cosmopolitan area, bordering waters of the Bosphorus. Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Jews are leaving here. The neighbourhood hosts many different religious. It is also a popular spot for locals with art galleries, night clubs, and restaurants.

Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 4 Çanakkale Hotel” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] We will departure to Canakkale after breakfast around 10.00 and 16.00 arrival to your Hotel in Canakkale overnight Canakkale. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 5 Gallipoli Tour” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ]
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After breakfast at 08.30 we start tours of Troy and Pergamum, continue onto your choice of Selcuk or Kusadasi. Visit the ancient city of Troy, famous for the legendary Trojan horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Prince. The ancient town of Pergamum was one of the most important centres for culture and arts in its time. Now on display is the magnificant acropolis. (B,L)

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Ephesus, one of the world’s finest examples of a classical ancient city; You will have to see, Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site is one of the seven wonders of the old world; House of Virgin Mary, the spot is thought where she probably spent last years of her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIVth. Century A.D. has a unique architecture in many aspects. The antiquity will just embrace you peacefully.

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Hierapolis is one of the sacred sites of Turkey. You will have chance to see the ruins of HierapolisDomitian Gate, Colonnaded Gate, Cathedral, Red waters of Karahayit, Pamukkale Museum & The Travertines of Pamukkale.

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Aphrodisias, the ancient city which has the world s most beautiful architectural wonders. Visit one of the largest ancient Theaters in the world, the Odeon, Bishop’s Palace, Stadium, Temple of Aphrodite and the Museum with gorgeous reliefs and statues of the sculptors of Aphrodisias.

After tour we drive to Marmaris around 17.00 we go in the boat. Stay in the Boat [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 10 ” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] After breakfast our boat tour start around Marmaris and Ekincik Stay in the Boat [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 11 ” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ]
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Stay in the Boat [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 16 After breakfast disembark Marmaris harbour and we transfer you by bus to Bodrum. Stay overnight in Bodrum ” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] After breakfast disembark Marmaris harbour and we transfer you by bus to Bodrum. Stay overnight in Bodrum [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 17 Free day in the Bodrum and overnight in the Bodrum” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] Free day in the Bodrum and overnight in the Bodrum [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 18 Cappadocia Hotel” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] We take you from your hotel after breakfast at 08.00 transfer to airport for 10.00 Turkish airlines flight to İstanbul and from Istanbul 13.45 to Kayseri airport arrival 15.00.We pick up you from airport to your Hotel Overnight Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 19 Cappadocia Tour South 1″ style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ]

Discover the spectacular rock formations, magical fairy chimnies and cave churches of Turkey’s South Cappadocia region on this full-day sightseeing trip. Drive through Derinkuyu to explore the hand-carved tunnels and caves of the ancient Derinkuyu Underground City. Walk through Ihlara Valley for 4 km, watching very famous and interesting valley with many churches and underground caves. Visit the churches in Belisirma Village, in the middle of Ihlara Valley. Located at one end of lhlara Valley, visit Selime who has an incredibly beautiful and complex church compound cut into the rock. Finally visit Nar Lake ,a volcanic crater lake, about 36 km southeast of Aksaray in Cappadocia.

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Pick up from your hotel at 09:30am and start our full day South Cappadocia tour. Start the day with a hike along the Red & Rose Valley, the most breathtakingly and mysteriously beautiful valleys in the region. The valleys, with their fabulous volcanic rock formations, are in the heart of Cappadocia but well away from the mainstream tourist haunts. Our hike will end in Cavusin Cave Village, where we will see a rock castle and troglodyte dwellings where people lived until the 20th century. The Kaymakli Underground City one of the largest and deepest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. This city is approximately 40m deep and contains all the usual rooms found in an underground city (stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, wineries etc.) We will end the day with a visit to the Pigeon Valley where we will have a spectacular view of dovecotes, old abandoned cave homes and old Greek houses of Uchisar. When our tour finishes we transfer to your hotel.

 

Overnight Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 21 İstanbul Hotel” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] we take you after breakfast at to Kayseri airport for flight to Istanbul Overnight.Hotel [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title=”DAY 22 ” style=”fancy” icon=”plus” ] [/su_spoiler] [/su_tab] [su_tab title=”HighLigts” ][su_list icon=”icon: share”]

  • Istanbul
  • Gallipoli
  • Troy
  • Pergamum
  • Ephesus
  • Pamukkale
  • Marmaris
  • Bodrum
  • Cappadocia

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Inclusions

  • Dinner
  • Local guide
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Entries Fee
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
  • Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult

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