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Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Marmaris, Fethiye, Blue Cruise, Olympos, Antalya, Konya, Cappadocia Tour Package

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What to see


1. Day - Gallipoli Tour
2. Day - Troy Tour
3. Day - Ephesus Tour

4. Day - Pamukkale Tour
5. Day - Marmaris

6. Day - Fethiye

7. Day - Blue Cruise


 

8. Day - Blue Cruise 
9. Day - Blue Cruise
10. Day - Blue Cruise

11. Day - Antalya

12. Day - Konya

13. Day - Cappadocia Tour I

14. Day - Cappadocia Tour II

 

 14 Days Turkey Travel Itinerary

Gallipoli - Troy - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Marmaris - Fethiye - Blue Cruise - Olympos - Antalya - Konya - Cappadocia

 

DAY 01

Istanbul - Gallipoli - Canakkale 

06:30 am Very early in morning we will depart from Istanbul, drive along the northern shores of the Marmara Sea, and as soon as we arrive we will have a break for lunch.

*Gallipoli and The Dardanelles after our lunch we will stop to visit Gallipoli, a place of fierce WWI fighting between Allied forces and the Turks. At ANZAC Cove thousands lost their lives in one fateful dawn morning. We will also see other famous battle sites of World War 1 in this area, such as Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair. From here we go to a ferry and cross the Dardanelles. For World War 1 buffs, you will know the Dardanelle Straits were a strategic crossing point for the allied armies to cross from Europe to Asia Minor. Over a nine month campaign, more than half a million soldiers lost their lives in the fight to control this strait of water and nearby Gallipoli peninsula.

*Canakkale will be our final destination for today and where we will spend the evening. After dinner, you might want to stroll the harbor walk and experience the local culture. The locals buy sunflower seeds and stroll with their families, gossiping and looking at the sunset. When they reach the harbor''s end, they turn around, buy their ice cream and walk the other direction. Overnight stay in Canakkale.

DAY 02

Canakkale Troy-Kusadasi
Breakfast. You will visit today;

*Troy is the ancient site written about by Homer in the Iliad. It dates back as far as 3000 BC and has been the site of nine different cities through the thousands of years it has existed. As you enter the site a large wooden Trojan horse dominates your view. You will definitely want to climb up and get your picture taken! After the tour we will provide lunch and after that we will depart from Canakkale, drive along the Aegean Coastal line down to Kusadasi, after arrival we will check in the hotel - Overnight stay in Kusadasi.

DAY 03

Kusadasi - Ephesus

Breakfast. Sites you will see today;

*Ephesus is one of the best preserved cities from Roman times. At the time St. Paul lived in Ephesus in the 60-lsquo;s AD, it was at it-rsquo;s Roman heyday with a population around 250,000. When St. Paul lived in Ephesus he would have addressed the Ephesians in the great theatre, that today impresses everyone that walks into it-rsquo;s stands. Ephesus was a great ancient city and much of it has been preserved for you to see. More than any other site, you can walk the streets, stand in the great theatre, wander in the library, look towards the hill where St. Paul was put into prison, and feel that you are walking back into the time that St. Paul lived. After being here, you will read the book of Ephesians with new eyes.
*The House of The Virgin Mary
where it is believed St. Mary came to live with St. John in the last years of her life.

At the end of the tour, Overnight stay in Kusadasi.

DAY 04

Pamukkale

Breakfast. After breakfast we will depart from Kusadasi and drive inland, and go on a full day tour of Pamukkale.

Sites you willl see today

*Pammukale which means cotton castle, is the result of limestone formations built over thousands of years. Warm calcium rich mineral water flowed over the cliffs and as it cooled it deposited the calcium into the formations that are seen today. Pammukale is now a world heritage site.

*Hierapolis was founded as a healing care centre in 190 BC, taking advantage of the mineral waters in the area. It was one of the most important intellectual, artistic, religious and commercial centres of the Roman Empire. It eventually had a large Jewish and Christian community. Breakfast and Lunch provided.
After tour, Overnight stay in Kusadasi.

 

DAY 05

Kusadasi - Marmaris

After breakfast we will depart from Kusadasi and take a bus for Marmaris. Met on arrival and check in hotel.

Free Day. Overnight in Marmaris.

 

DAY 06

Fethiye
After breakfast we will depart for Fethiye. Met on arrival and check in hotel. Overnight in Fethiye.

DAY 07Blue Cruise

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Breakfast. Pick up from hotel and take the cruise from Fethiye.

Departure from Fethiye Harbour between 11 and 12 a.m. to Samanlik Bay for swimming - lunch or, depending on the sea conditions, to Butterfly Valley for lunch, a swim - optional visit of this natural reserve, hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths.
Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) again sea conditions permitting. Option for paragliding available.

Last stop of the day is St-Nicholas Island. Byzantine ruins, swim, dinner - 1st night. 

 
DAY 08Blue Cruise
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Around sunrise departure to Aquarium or Firnaz Bay near Kalkan for breakfast - swimming.
Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch - visit of this charming fishing village. Of ancient Antiphellos, as Kas was once known, only Lycian rock tombs - sarcophagi and the Roman theatre are left. But the charm of the town remains!
In a bay near Kekova we stop for swimming, dinner - the 2nd night

 
DAY 09Blue Cruise
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Departure to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian - Roman archaeological site is protected, so only looking!). Lunch.
Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access and Byzantine/Ottoman castle.
In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available. Dinner, relax in this pirates haven or party the night away at the Smugglers Inn

 
DAY 10

Olympos
Breakfast and Lunch Included
After breakfast we have a look at the Pirates Cave (sea conditions permitting) before cruising to Andriace harbour (lunch).
Bus transfer to the archaeological site of Myra, and to Demre for the St-Nicholas Church, shopping and banking when requested by your group.Bus transfer to the Tree houses in Olympos where we overnight.

 

DAY 11

Antalya

Free day in Olympos. Bus to Antalya. Transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Antalya.
 

 

DAY 12

Antalya - Konya - Cappadocia

Check out and depart for Konya. After a small tour in Konya, depart for Cappadocia.

Overnight in Cappadocia.


DAY 13

Cappadocia

Arrival in Cappadocia and Full Day Cappadocia Tour I.
We visit Devrent Valley to see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabag (Monk''s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles.Drive to the city of Avanos for lunch.In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar. 

After the tour transfer to CAVE hotel. Overnight.

 

DAY 14

Cappadocia - Istanbul
Pick up from your hotel to visit Red valley,and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley (Rose valley). Then visit Cavusin village.This village is famous for the houses and churches of the christian clegymen. Drive to the pigeon valley for lunch. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli underground city. Where early christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar. 

After the tour transfer to Kayseri airport and fly to Istanbul at 20:25.

Tour Ends. 

 


What is including?

What is excluding?
  • All transportation
  • Entrence fees
  • Guiding Services
  • Flight tickets
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • 13 breakfasts
  • Gallipoli Tour
  • Troy Tour
  • Ephesus Tour
  • Pamukkale Tour
  • Cappadocia Tours
  • Konya Tour
  • Blue Cruise
  • Personal expens
  • Tips

Departure Days: All year round

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