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Anatolia Tour • 10 Days 

Tour Route

Istanbul
Ankara
Cappadocia
Konya
Pamukkale
Kusadasi
Ephesus
Izmir
Pergamon
Troy
Canakkale
Kayseri

Tour informations

DAY 01 ISTANBUL
After your arrival we do your transfer to hotel. You have the day free to begin exploring Turkey's cultural capital or to relax at your leisure. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul Included Meals: (breakfast & lunch)

 

DAY 02 ISTANBUL
Departing in the morning from the hotel. Discover the classical highlights of Istanbul: the Roman Hippodrome, Egyptian Obelisks, underground cistern adorned with classical columns, the magnificent Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque You will also visit the jeweled interior of the Topkapi Palace. In the afternoon, you are free to explore the labyrinth tunnels of the Grand Bazaar that houses more than 4, 000 shops. After the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel. Stay overnight in Istanbul. Included Meals: (breakfast & lunch)

DAY 3 ISTANBUL-ANKARA

After breakfast, embark on a cruise along the brilliant Bosphorus. This legendary strait separates Europe and Asia. Winding between wooded hills, it is lined with mosques, castles, 19th century mansions, picturesque villages and the extravagant baroque palaces of the late Ottoman sultans. At the tours end drive to Ankara . Arrive the capital of Turkey , check-in hotel. Overnight at Ankara. Included Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

 

DAY 04 ANKARA-CAPPADOCCIA
After breakfast, we visit Anitkabir Museum , a vast mausoleum built for Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic . Our next stop, the Anatolian Civilizations Museum , the finest collection of Anatolian works and remains. Later we continue our tour as we travel south to Cappadocia "The Land of Beautiful Horses". Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. Included Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

 

DAY 05 CAPPADOCCIA
After we have our breakfast at the hotel, we will depart hotel for guiding you through this amazing mystical landscape, will be like showing you around another planet. Here we will visit the ancient underground cities of Kaymakli, Guvercinlik and Devrent Valleys; the natural rock castle at Uchisar; Avanos and Pasabaglari and the beautiful open-air museums at Zelve and Goreme, where the remains of churches and Christian settlements date back thousands of years. A place where you simply let your mind wander and be amazed at this beautiful region. Dinner is at the hotel. Stay overnight in Cappadocia.
Included Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Optional: Mysterious Ceremony of Turkish Whirling Dervishes that will touch your soul!

 

DAY 06 KONYA-PAMUKKALE
Breakfast is served at the hotel. Transfer to Konya where we visit the Mevlana Museum and the tomb of Mevlana, the founder of the mystical Whirling Dervishes, Karatay Medrese and the Ince Minare, now a museum. After lunch at Konya, we will continue our drive to Pamukkale. Arrive Pamukkale, check-in hotel. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
 

DAY 07 HIERAPOLIS-APHRODISIAS-KUSADASI
After breakfast we will depart hotel for our visits to Pamukkale. Discover the ancient tourist resort of Asia Minor, Ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. We will also visit the calcium pools for which Pamukkale is named (Cotton Castle). At the tours end, we drive to Kusadasi. on the way Visit Aphrodisias the ancient city of some of 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 the gorgeous reliefs and statues of the sculptors of Aphrodisias. Afternoon, continue to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi. Included Meals: (Breakfast & lunch & Dinner)

 

DAY 08 KUSADASI (EPHESUS)
After breakfast departure for daily tour. Today we will visit the house of Virgin Mary, which is a major pilgrimage site, then Ephesus, with the Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian, agora and fantastic Greco-Roman theater. Basilica of St. John and remains of the Temple of Artemis, which was known as one of Seven Wonders of the ancient world Overnight in Kusadasi. Included Meals: (Breakfast & lunch & Dinner)

 

DAY 09 PERGAMON – TROY
After breakfast departure for Pergamon. Pergamon was one of the most beautiful cities of his ancient world. Its architects and sculptors were among the finest in the Hellenistic world. The majestic acropolis looms behind the modern town and is our first destination where we will visit the Temple of Trajan, Hellenistic barracks and tower, palaces, library, temple of Athena, theatre, temple of Dionysus, altar of Zeus. Asklepion was one of the most famous shrines and therapeutic centers in the ancient world. Leaving Pergamum behind us. Next visit the site of one of the most famous wars of ancient times, the legendary city of Troy, immortalized in Homer's Iliad and 'Discovered' in 1871 by Heinrich Schliemann. transfer to hotel. Overnight in Canakkale. Included Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

 

DAY 10 ÇANAKKALE-GALLIPOLIS-ISTANBUL
After breakfast Ferry across the Dardanelle for a somber stop at the very real memorial at Gallipolis, commemorating one of the most famous battles in modern history. The beauty of the green hills, sandy beaches and blue waters provides an honored resting place for the soldiers who bravely fought and died in this historic battle. Then drive to Istanbul along the shores of Marmara Sea. Transfer to the airport. End of our services. Included Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch)

Tour Price

 

All prices subject to availability at time of booking.

  2-4 pax 5-8 pax 9-12 pax 13-25 pax
Person in Double / Twin Sharing 2775 1780 1440 1330
Single Room Supplement 380 380 380 380
Ask About Special Rates for Christian Educators & Groups of All Sizes
 
Important Information:
The above given rates are in USD, per person sharing twin, 18% VAT included. Any increase in taxes will be reflected to the prices. For the groups between 8 -10 pax A/C'ed 18 seater minibuses will be used. For the groups over 10 pax A/C'ed 25 seater midibuses will be used. For the groups over 25 pax A/C'ed 46 seater coaches will be used.
Travel Insurance:
We highly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance before departure.

 

 

Tour Price Includes
Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation. Accommodation in mentioned category. Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) entrance fee to the various sites. Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.


Not Included
International or domestic flights, drinks, tips to guide, driver and personal expenses. Optional tours such as Turkish night and Turkish bath.


PS. For group requirements other languages are available

 

 

 

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