Taste of Turkey

10 days/9 nights

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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 tradi- tional 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 Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage and visit a regional rug production center. Afternoon Optional: Tour of Sardis or Sirince. B D

Day 6 Tue: Kusadası – 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: Hierapolis – Gocek or Fethiye | Visit the Hierapolis Roman health spa ruins and then motor south to the resort city of Gocek or Fethiye to board a gulet yacht. B D

Day 8 Thu: Yacht cruise (Lycian coast) | Sail across beautiful bays surrounded by high-forested hills. B L D

Day 9 Fri: Yacht cruise (Lycian coast) | Continue cruising the Mediterranean coast explore nearby Lycian ruins,swim or simply relax. B L D

Day 10 Sat: Marmaris | End your cruise with breakfast in Marmaris. B

 

Transfer: An A/C Vehicle and a driver will pick you up to drive to Gulet or your hotel in Marmaris

Note: This is a good itinerary for connecting to the Greek Islands via Rhodes.

 

Duration: 10 Days/9 Night

Tour Code: TTR

 

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Departure Dates and Rates

Departure dates (2016) Per Person

in Double

Single

Supplement

  • May 05,12,19,26
  • Oct  06,13,20,27
$1,495 $550
  • Jun 02,09,16,23,30
  • Sep 01,08,15,22,29
$1,545 $600
  • Jul 07,14,21,28
$1,645 $800
  • Aug 04,11,18,25
$1,695 $850

 

Hotels

City Hotels
Istanbul Radison Blu Sisli Hotel (DLX)
Canakkale Kolin Hotel (SFC)
 İzmir Swissotel (DLX)
Pamukkale Thermal Colossae (SFC)