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 (2016)                                                                                                                   P/P in Double              Single Supl.        P/P  in Triple
  • Jan 08
  • Feb 05,19
  • Mar 04,18,25
$905 $300 $885
  • Apr 01,08,22,29
  • May 06,13,20,27
  • Jun 03,10,17,24
  • Jul 01,08,15,22,29
  • Aug 05,12,19,26
  • Sep 02,09,16,23,30
  • Oct 07,14,21,28
$1045 $350 $995
 Nov 04,18 $ 945 $325 $895
  • Dec 16
$995 $350 $945
Departure dates (2017)
  • Jan 13
  • Feb 17
  • Mar 03,17
$945 $325 $895

 

Hotels

City Hotels
Istanbul Renaissance Bosphorus (DLX)
Ankara Crowne Plaza Ankara(DLX)
Cappadocia Cappadocia Lodge (SFC)
Pamukkale Colassae Thermal (FC)
Marmaris Anemon Hotel (FC)