Classics of Turkey - Super Saver

11 days/10 nights

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Day 1 Fri: Istanbul | Arrival and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 Sat: Istanbul | Optional Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hip- podrome, Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B

Day 3 Sun: Istanbul – Ankara | This morning Optional tour of St. Sophia and Bosphorus cruise. Depart for the capital city of Ankara for overnight. B D

Day 4 Mon: Ankara – Cappadocia | Morning departure to view Hittite artifacts at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, father of modern Turkey. Visit the underground city of Sarhatli. Drive to Cappadocia, touring a 13th century caravan inn en route. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and join an optional Whirling Dervishes performance. Overnight in Cappadocia. B D

Day 5 Tue: Cappadocia | Early Morning Optional: Balloon Tour. Experience of floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves with the sunrise of Cappadocia. After breakfast, visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, and have a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. B D

Day 6 Wed: Cappadocia – Pamukkale | Drive to Pamukkale. En route we visit the famous mausoleum of the Sufi philosopher Mevlana. Dinner and overnight at Pamukkale. B D

Day 7 Thu: Pamukkale – Kusadasi | Today is the day to pay an early morning visit to the unique Cotton Fortress, the white calcium cascades, and also pay a visit to one of the first modern spa centers of the ancient world, Hierapolis. Then we drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. B D

Day 8 Fri: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi | Optional: Full day tour of the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s Cottage. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. Afternoon Optional: tour of Sirince. B D

Day 9 Sat: Pergamum – Troy – Canakkale | Visit the ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamum and continue to a traditional local village for lunch with locals. Then continue to Troy with its famous wooden horse and continue on to Canakkale for overnight. B D

Day 10 Sun: Dardanelles – Gallipoli – Istanbul | In the morning depart for Gallipoli, the site of many battles during WWI. Visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, and then drive to Istanbul. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner. Overnight in Istanbul. B

Day 11 Mon: Istanbul – Return | Transfer to airport. B

 

Duration: 11 Days/10 Nights

Tour Code: CLCS

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Departure Dates and Rates

Departure dates (2016)                                                                       P/P in DBL            Single  Supl.                 P/P in Trpl

 

  • Apr 08,22
  • May 06,20
  • Jun  03,17
  • Jul   01,15,29
  • Aug 12,26
  • Sep  09,23
  • Oct  07,21
  • Nov 04
$825 $365 $795

 

Hotels

City Hotels
Istanbul Ac Marriott Macka (STC)
Ankara Holiday inn Ankara (DLX)
Cappadocia Altinoz Hotel (STC)
Pamukkale Colassae Thermal (FC)
Kusadasi Marina Hotel (STC)
Canakkale Grand Anzac (STC)
 Istanbul  Ac Marriott Macka (STC)