ABOUT THE TOUR
This two weeks tour is good combination of traveling, exploring, spending time with locals and resting by Aegean Sea.
THE TOUR COVERS: Highlights of Istanbul, Ephesus Tour, a short tracking at Lycian Trail and walking at the valleys of Cappadocia
INCLUDED: Entrance fees to the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Ephesus and Ghost Village, Guiding by Professional Tourist Guide, transport (public bus), meals as listerd on the itinerary, Arrival airport transfers and accommodation.
Highlights of Turkey
As you can do this tour privatly you can also join our small groups (Max 12 people)
May: 12th – 26th
June: 2nd – 16th – 30th
July: 14th – 28th
August: 4th – 18th – 31st
September: 1st – 15th – 29th
October: 13th – 27th
The price of the tour is 990 Euro per person. Single Supplement is 390 Euro.
The price includes profesional tourist guide, arrival airport transfer, transport in between cities (by public busses), all day tour privatly, entrance fees to Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Ephesus and Ghost Village (Kaya Village), all meals as listed and accommodation.
DAY 1 – SATURDAY- ISTANBUL
Arrival day. We will meet in the evening to have atour briefing with our guide/tour leader. Later, we cango out together and enjoy a dinner on therecommendation of our guide.Included: Airport to hotel transfer – Ilkay Hotel (Nomeals)
DAY 2- SUNDAY – ISTANBUL
Today we will experience an Old City tour with our guidecovering Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque,and Hippodrome. The rest of the day is free.Included: Breakfast, Ilkay Hotel
DAY 3 MONDAY – ISTANBUL – CANAKKALE
After an early breakfast you will be transferred to thelargest bus terminal in Europe to catch our bus toCanakkale. You will get to Canakkale at noon.In the afternoon you have a chance to join a GallipoliTour for the whole afternoon.Included: Breakfast, Bogaz Hotel
DAY 4 – TUESDAY – CANAKKALE – SELCUK
Early in the morning we will have a chance to join aTour of the most famous ancient city, Troy.At noon we will board a bus to Selcuk. (7 hoursbus)Included: Breakfast, Cenka Hotel
DAY 5 – WEDNESDAY – SELCUK
In the morning we will visit Ephesus with our guide.The afternoon is free. You can visit Virgin Mary’s houseor take a public bus to Sirince village, famousfor fruit wines and Turkish pancake (Gozleme).Included: Breakfast, Cenka Hotel
DAY 6 – THURSDAY – SELCUK – PAMUKKALE
We will board a bus to Pamukkale today. Once you getthere you will check in to the hotel. After a lunch breakInthe late afternoon you can walk to the white terracesof Pamukkale and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis andits cemetery (necropolis). Don’t forget to have a look atthe ancient pool where you can swim above the ruins ofa temple.Included: Breakfast, Mustafa Hotel
DAY 7 – FRIDAY – PAMUKKALE – FETHIYE
We will board another public bus to Fethiye today.Located by the Aegean Sea and surrounded by beautifulbays, beaches, hills and trekking routes which are partof the famous Lycian Way trekking route. After a shorttour in town with our guide you will be free to exploreFethiye and around.Included: Breakfast, Eroglu Hotel
DAY 8 – SATURDAY – FETHIYE
Today we’ll catch local transport to the hilltop ghost town of Kayakoy where we will walk the Lycian Way down to Oludeniz. Rest of the day is free. You can stay over in Oludeniz, maybe catch a boat to Butterfly Valley. Included: Breakfast, Eroglu Hotel
DAY 9 – SUNDAY – FETHIYE
Today is a free day to explore this beautiful town and around. Our guide will be in reception this morning to offer advice on options for the day. On offer will be Paragliding, a great 12 Islands boat trip and many others Included: Breakfast, Eroglu Hotel
DAY 10 – MONDAY – FETHIYE – CAPPADOCIA
Free time until tonight when we will board an overnight bus to Cappadocia. Included: Breakfast, Overnight bus
DAY 11 – TUESDAY – CAPPADOCIA
The hot air balloons will welcome you with thesunrise. You will be met and transferred to our hoteland after an included breakfast and some time tofreshen up we will start our exploration of this uniqueand fascinating area. We will do short trek in ourguide’s favourite valleys. After our walk you can tryout the Turkish Bath experience near our hotel. There is plenty to do over the next few days so prepare yourself for Hot Air Ballooning, an Underground City or two, traditional Turkish Folklore Show, Whirling Dervishes or just plain exploring this ancient wonder Included: Breakfast, Ciner Hotel
DAY 12 – WEDNESDAY – CAPPADOCIA
Free day to explore this magical landscape. Yourguide will be at the reception to give you ideas aboutwhere to start.Included: Breakfast – Ciner Hotel
DAY 13 – THURSDAY – CAPPADOCIA – ISTANBUL
You are free to explore Cappadocia further or justrelax. Tonightyou will have an overnight bus to Istanbul.Included: Breakfast, Overnight bus
DAY 14 – SATURDAY – ISTANBUL
Once we get to Istanbul we will be transferred toour hotel. Rest of the day is free to explore thisfascinating city.Tonight you will meet again for our final dinner.Included: Breakfast – Ilkay HotelTurkey On Budget
DAY 15 SUNDAY – ISTANBUL
Tour finishes after breakfast. You can keep your rooms until 12pm. If you have any further plans then we can help you out. Included: Breakfast
SO WHAT’S THE REST OF THE DEAL?
Inter city coaches are very comfortable in Turkey. You will have a reclining seat with a touch screen in front of them with local tv channels, movies and usually wifi. You will enjoy a couple of cold drinks, tea, coffee, water, cakes which are on the house. Especially during the overnight journies they stop twice during the night.
No ticket line
Since you will be assisted by a profesional tourist guide during the tour you will not need to wait at the ticket lines.
Be a traveller
Your guide will inform you about the sites, Turkish culture, all religions in these lands and more so when you finish the tour you will know about the places you’ve been.
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COME SEE TRUE ISTANBUL WITH US
Our aim is not just to take you to the sites and give you information about them but also by telling you stories we will try to make you travel back in time and learn the facts behind the historical events. We believe seeing and listening will not be enough so we will encourage you to try the local tastes to experience Turkey better. We will also encourage you to mingle with the locals to know Turkey better as well. Shortly we will do our best to be sure that you will leave Turkey with best memories and with a better understanding of these lands.