Day 1 Thursday Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to yourhotel and the remainder of the day is yours free to explore at your own pace.Overnight Istanbul
Day 2 ridayIstanbul Old City
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of theonly city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya,Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul (B)
Day 3 Saturday Gallipoli Battlefields
Today we visit the WWI battlefields of Gallipoliincluding Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston’sJolly, original trenches and tunnels. Overnight Canakkale (B, D)
Day 4 Sunday Troy,Acropolis of Pergamum
Step back in time today as we visit Troy and its famedTrojan Horse, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Itsimpressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centrein its time. Overnight Kusadasi (B, D)
Day 5 Monday Ephesus,Kusadasi
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour ofEphesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mysticalatmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the formerGreek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has longtraditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets aremade by hand and what determines their value. Overnight Kusadasi (B, D)
Day 6 Tuesday Pamukkale, Hierapolis
This morning we will enjoy a display of locallyhandcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calciumterraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancientcity of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springsthat were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Overnight Pamukkale(B, D)
Day 7 WednesdayAphrodisias, Antalya
Today we drive to Antalya, visiting the ancient siteof Aphrodisias, home of the famous Temple of Aphrodite, along the way. OvernightAntalya (B, D)
Day 8 ThursdayAspendos, Manavgat Waterfalls
Today, we will visit famous theatre at Aspendos whichis known for one of the best preserved theatres of Asia Minor, still usedtoday. Then we will visit Manavgat Waterfalls for a pleasant respite. OvernightAntalya (B, D)
Day 9 FridayKonya
Early departure for Konya, en-route visiting themausoleum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi with its accompanying museum.
Overnight Konya (B, D)
Day 10 Saturday Konya, Cappadocia
This morning we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, thelargest in Anatolia before we trek through the beautiful Ihlara Valley.Tonight, don’t miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening. OvernightCappadocia (B, D)
Day 11 Sunday Goreme, Uchisar Castle
Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided tourof Goreme Valley, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar castle, explore the many levelsof an underground city and more. Overnight Cappadocia (B, D)
Day 12 MondaySafranbolu
Early morning departure toSafranbolu. Visiting some of the finestsurviving traditional Turkish civil architecture. Stroll along thetown’s cobbled streets to Cinci Caravanserai and Bath,Kaymakamlar (Governors) House, Izzet Mehmet Pasa Mosque and the old bazaar.
Overnight Safranbolu (B)
Day 13 Tuesday Istanbul
This morning, we will drive back to Istanbul. In the afternoon, you willenjoy some free time. Overnight Istanbul (B)
Day 14 Wednesday Istanbul
After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbyeto our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.(B)
(B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
oInbound airport transfer –Istanbul
oOutbound airport transfer -Istanbul
oTransportation in a fully air-conditioned,non-smoking coach
oProfessional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
o13 breakfasts, 9 dinners
o13nights 4 star, 5 star and Boutique accommodation
oTips except driver and guide
Tour does not include
oTips – driver and guide
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ILAYDA AVANTGARDE HOTEL
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At Kusadasi Harbour, Istanbul Harbour and Izmir Harbour.
Dear customers, we are pleased to arrange your dream tours for you. When you arrive at Kusadasi Harbour,Istanbul Harbour and Izmir Harbour.
After you get off the cruise, you will pass through the passport control and will see the shopping areas.
20-40 meter away, you will see the coaches/buses of the travel agents.
On that area, you will see Peninsula Tours guides with your name sign and the agency logo sign tables who is showing it.
We hope will be wonderful shore tour for you by Peninsula.