Tour of Turkey In 10-Days From Istanbul

Tour of Turkey In 10-Days From Istanbul
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$1376.48
Duration: 10 days
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Description

This Turkey tour is a semi independent tour of Turkey, which includes main highlights of Turkey like Istanbul, Ephesus, ergamum, Troy, Cappdocia and includes domestic flight tickets as well.

Day 1
Istanbul
Transfer to your hotel. The remainder of your day is free. Overnight Istanbul, Momento Hotel

Day 2
Istanbul Old City
After breakfast, enjoy a fully-guided tour of the only city. Visit the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.
Overnight Istanbul, Momento Hotel, (B)

Day 3
Gallipoli Battlefields
Visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels. Overnight Çanakkale, Iris Hotel, (B, D)

Day 4
Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum
Visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political center in its time. Overnight Kuşadası (B, D)

Day 5
Ephesus, Kusadasi
Enjoy a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theater before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.
Overnight Kuşadası (B, D)

Day 6
Pamukkale
Enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.
Overnight Kuşadası (B, D)

Day 7
Kusadasi to Cappadocia
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Kayseri. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Cappadocia. Cappadocia is an extraordinary national treasure and is perhaps even the jewel in Turkey's illustrious crown.
Overnight Cappadocia, Boutique Cave, MDC Hotel or similar (B)

Day 8
Northern Cappadocia
Your first stop is Esentepe, followed by a visit to Uchisar Castle. We then trek through Rose Valley to Cavusin, where we stop for lunch and learn about hand-made pottery. Afterwards, we visit the Pasabag Fairy Chimneys, followed by Devrent Valley and Urgup Winery to taste the delicious vines of Cappadocia.
Overnight Cappadocia, Boutique Cave, MDC Hotel or similar, (B, L)

Day 9
Southern Cappadocia
Head to Pigeon Valley and then Red Valley. After visiting the village of Cavusin, Cave churches and head to Kaymakli Underground City, the biggest in the region.
Overnight Cappadocia, Boutique Cave, MDC Hotel or similar, (B, L)

Day 10
Cappadocia to Istanbul
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul, arriving at approximately 10:30am, and your tour concludes. (B)

This Turkey tour is a semi independent tour of Turkey, which includes main highlights of Turkey like Istanbul, Ephesus, ergamum, Troy, Cappdocia and includes domestic flight tickets as well.