Turkey Explorer

8 Days / 7 Nights

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

Day 2 Sat: Istanbul | 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, afternoon departure for Ankara around 3:30pm and late arrival at Ankara. 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. Drive to Cappadocia, touring a 13th century caravan inn en route. 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. Visit the underground city of Sarhatli. B D

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

Day 7 Thu: Pamukkale – Marmaris or Antalya (See the suppl. cost of transferring to Antalya below) | 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. Transfer to Marmaris and overnight. B D

Day 8 Fri: Marmaris – Return | Transfer to pier for ferry to Rhodes. B

Transfer: An A /C Vehicle and a driver will pick you up to drive to your hotel in Marmaris
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tour Code: TE
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Departure Dates and Rates

Departure Dates (2017) P/P in Double Single Supl. P/P in Trpl
  • Aug 04, 11, 18, 25
  • Sep 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
  • Oct 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Dec 15, 29
$995 $350 $945

Departure Dates (2018)

P/P in Double Single Supl. P/P in Trpl
  • Jan 12
  • Feb 16
  • Mar 02, 16, 23
$905 $300 $885
  • Mar 30
  • Apr 06, 13, 20, 27
  • May 04, 11, 18, 25
  • Jun 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
  • Jul 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Sep 07, 14, 21, 28
  • Oct 05, 12, 19, 26
  • Dec 21
$995 $350 $945
  • Nov 02, 09, 23
$945 $325 $895

Departure Dates (2019)

P/P in Double Single Supl. P/P in Trpl
  • Jan 04, 18
  • Feb 22
  • Mar 08, 22, 29
$905 $300 $885

Superior Class Hotels

City Hotels
 Istanbul  RENAISSANCE BOSPHORUS (DLX)
 Ankara  CROWNE PLAZA ANKARA (DLX)
 Cappadocia  CAPPADOCIA LODGE (SFC)
 Pamukkale  COLOSSAE HOTEL (SFC)
 Marmaris  ANEMON HOTEL (FC)