Highlights of Turkey

11 Days / 10 Nights

Day 1 Thu: Istanbul | Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.

Day 2 Fri: Istanbul | Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment.B

Day 3 Sat: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale | Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. B D

Day 4 Sun: Troy – Pergamum – Izmir | Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional local village. Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and continue to Izmir for overnight. B L D

Day 5 Mon: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Izmir | Tour the famous ruins of Ephe- sus and St. Mary’s cottage and visit a regional rug production center. Afternoon Optional: Tour of Sirince. B D

Day 6 Tue: Izmir – Pamukkale | Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. B D

Day 7 Wed: Pamukkale – Bodrum | After breakfast visit ruins of the Roman health spa of Hierapolis and later drive to Bodrum to visit the Castle of St.Peter and the renowned Underwater Museum that was awarded the best Underwater Museum of the World in 2000s. Overnight in Bodrum. B

Day 8 Thu: Bodrum – Kos | After breakfast, the day is free for personal activities. Optional day trip to Greek island Kos Dinner and overnight in Bodrum. B D

Day 9 Fri: Bodrum – Antalya | After breakfast depart for Antalya, en route visit famous Termesso  Ancient City, then continue to Antalya for dinner and overnight. B

Day 10 Sat: Perge – Aspendos – Antalya | This morning visit Perge and Aspendos afternoon is  free for personal activities. Dinner at the hotel. B D

Day 11 Sun: Antalya | Transfer to airport. B

Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Tour Code: HLT

Note: Sunday departure tours in May, Sep and Oct, will visit St. Sophie Cathedral in Istanbul, not during the full day tour of Istanbul which is Monday as it is closed, but on Tuesday before departing for Canakkale, Gallipoli area.

 

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Departure Dates and Rates

Departure dates (2017) P/P in Double Single Supl. P/P in Triple
  • Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Sep 07, 14, 21, 28
  • Oct 05, 12, 19, 26
$1,295 $480 $1,235
Departure dates (2018) P/P in Double Single Supl. P/P in Triple
  • Apr 19, 26
  • May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Jun 07, 14, 21, 28
  • Jul 05, 19
  • Aug 02, 23, 30
  • Sep 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Oct 04, 11, 18, 25
$1,295 $480 $1,235

Deluxe & Superior First Class Hotels

City Hotels
 Istanbul  CONRAD ISTANBUL
 Canakkale  KOLIN OTEL (SFC)
 Izmir  SWISSOTEL GRAND EFES
 Pamukkale  DOGA THERMAL HEALTH & SPA
 Bodrum  DORIA BODRUM HOTEL
 Antalya  CROWNE PLAZA / RIXOS DOWNTOWN