HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY
Tour Code
ADV 12 

Tour Date
up on request 

Duration
12 days
Regular Tour Rate
EURO 

Pick Up Time


By
Flight, bus, boat
Tour Detail
Tour Detail
Day 01: Istanbul Arrival
Upon arrival to Istanbul Ataturk Airport & clearing customs, you Will Be put by one of our staff at the exit gate of arrivals hall & Accompanied falling on your transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Istanbul
Breakfast at hotel, then meeting your guide at hotel lobby for a short drive to Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar) heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world's large largest spice bazaars since 1665. Effective Soon, we embark on a public ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait That divides Europe from Asia. After lunch in the afternoon we will full this historical day by visiting Topkapi Palace, the residence of the legendary Ottoman Sultans, now converted into a museum with icts jewel encrusted treasury & elegant four courts. Free time at theGrand Bazaar Where you can shop or haggle with local merchants over unusual antiques, colorful spices, beautiful jewelry gold carpets, richly textured fabrics & more. May you take the option of walking back to your hotel All which is less than a mile away.

Day 03: Istanbul
After breakfast meeting your tour guide at hotel lobby to begin the day with a stroll to the Hippodrome, the form heart of Constantinople's political & sporting life adorned with ancient monuments. Next visit the Blue Mosque with six minarets icts, a great waterfall of domestic & a striking blue Iznik Info 'rel =' gb_page_center [700, 300] '> Iznik tiled interior. Continue with the Hagia Sophia All which is Considered the jewel of Byzantine architecture & once the large largest church in the world for 1000 years. After lunch break, we drive across the first Bosphorus Bridge & head for the summit of Camlica Hill Offering 360 ° panoramic views of Istanbul overlooking the Sea of ??Marmara. Crossing back continents over the Bosphorus Bridge, we visit Dolmabahce Palace, with more than 340 rooms & eight Turkish Baths the Imperial Residence of the last six Sultans. Transfer back to your hotel with evening at leisure.

Day 04: Istanbul / Cappadocia
After early breakfast check out & transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for flight Cappadocia.l, All which was carved in the landscape centuries or possibly 3000 years ago by icts Inhabitants. We start our day with a gentle hike through orchards, unusual volcanic rock formations, rock-cut houses at Red Valley & Pasabagi Where You Will Find the world known fairy chimneys. Visit the old Christian Village of Cavusin Followed by lunch break & then an excursion to Pigeon Valley. Then continue on to Goreme Open-Air Museum Where You will visit the Numerous rock carved churches, monasteries decorated with striking frescoes from early Christianity. Our last stop for today Will Be the panoramic view point Offering spectacular views of the landscape from the natural rock castle at Uchisar.

Day 05: Cappadocia / Antalya
After breakfast, Reviews another full day tour this time to visit the famous Derinkuyu Underground City, we'll walk through the underground city of Derinkuyu or Kaymakli, Where an Entire community of Christians lived in a system of subterranean caves & tunnels for centuries without Being Noticed . Afterwards a short hike through the green Ihlara Valley along the stream & visiting some of the churches dug into the walls of the throat. Belisirma stop in town for lunch break in the village & then continue on to Selime for a panoramic view. Our last stop Will Be at the Agzikarahan Caravanserai built by the Seljuk Turks to Accommodate travelers on the ancient Silk Road. Will your flight toAntalya at midnight.Free time in Goreme up to your departure.Transfer to Kayseri Airport for your flight to Antalya inAntalya.Overnight

Day 06: Antalya
After breakfast departure from your hotel for a half day city sightseeing tour is the perfect introduction to Antalya on the Mediterranean Sea, an area known as the Turquoise Coast. The highlights on this four-hour includes Hadrianus Gate from the time of Roman Emperor Hadrian, Clock Tower, Palm Street, Old Town with Marina, Republican Square & finally Antalya Archaeological Museum Where Antalya's several thousand years of history is laid out before you in chronological order. Return back to hotel for overnight stay, or if you are feeling more active, Effective a short walk from your hotel You Will reach the restaurants and bars area, EACH combines delicious meals with a stunning environment Where you can find entertainment to follow MOST tastes. Overnight inAntalya

Day 07: Side Perge & Aspendos / Antalya
Depart in the morning to visit Perge, an important city of ancient Pamphylia, originally Settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC year. St. Paul visited Perge on His first missionary journey. The theater internship HAS finely carved marble reliefs & other carvings from around the city are displayed in the stadium. Then proceed toAspendos, All which bears one of the best preserved Roman theaters in Asia Minor. After lunch by the river, we visit ManavgatWaterfalls before Continuing to SideSide is one of the best-known classical site in Turkey. It was an ancient harbor, today Side is a pretty resort town icts with ancient ruins, two sandy beaches & Numerous tiny souvenir shops. The magnificent theater of the ancient city, built on colonnaded arches, is the large largest in the whole area. Other monuments include the Agora, the Temple of Apollo, Huadu All which is near the sea, a fountain & Necropolis.

Day 08: Demre Myra & Kekova / Kas
After breakfast check out & we will drive an hour west to visitDemre to see the Church of St. Nicholas, the saint is to Whom Referred to as Santa Claus. Inside the church is the sarcophagus of St. Nicholas altho His remains Were taken to Italy. A brief stop to see the ruins of Myra city & rock tombs. After lunch we leave & continue to Kekova Demre, known for icts crystal clear sea waters ideal for swimming, castles, the ancient ruins on land & in the sea, sarcophagus' all around the land & the sea, and countless other beauties. We will take a glass bottom boat to around Kekova Island Will All which give us a chance to see the ruins of a sunken city. On the mainland the charming fishing village of Kalekoy stands today, icts buildings mingling with ancient & medieval structures. We visit Simena castle & then we drive along the famous Turquoise Coast to the small fishing village of Kas for overnight stay.

Day 09: Kas / Fethiye
Check out from hotel & transfer to Fethiye. May you choose to Spend the balance of your day in Kas Either or Fethiye (Oludeniz) as the drive is just an hour.

Day 10: Fethiye
Free day at leisure. Overnight Fethiye. Optional: Pick up from the hotel & transfer to the boat. A lazy day boat cruise leaving fromOludeniz Beach. Board the boat for a day you wont forget. Swim in the Blue Cave before stepping ashore at Butterfly Valley. For the energetic, a climb up to the Waterfall Where you might see a Rare Tiger Butterfly is not to be missed. Lunch is served on the boat before we stop at St Nicholas Island Where Amongst ruins you can climb to the top of the Island for magnificent views or You May swim at 'Cold Spring Bay' where fresh water leaks into the sea & is very refreshing. At the evening sail back to Oludeniz Beach & transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: Fethiye / Dalyan & Iztuzu / Kusadasi
Check out from hotel for Dalyan Caunos round before heading toKusadasi. Dalyan is an area of ??outstanding natural beauty & historic interest. Also protected is the breeding ground of the Caretta Caretta, Loggerhead turtle. Here, a covered boat Will take us down the meandering Dalyan river delta, twisting & turning through thick vegetation All which is overlooked by the 4th century BC Lycian rock cut tombs. We will get off to visit the ancient city ofCaunos All which stands midway along the channel facing Dalyan. After reaching Iztuzu beach by boat along the river Where parts of the film 'African Queen' was filmed we have free time on the beach. Then the boat Will bring us back to a riverside restaurant. We continue on to Kusadasi for overnight stay.

Day 12: Ephesus
After breakfast today we visit the Ancient City of Ephesus Among All which is one of the best preserved Greco-Roman Cities in the world Enabling one to genuinely 'soak in' the atmosphere of Roman times. Enter through the Magnesia Gate & begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. After lunch, we depart to visit the House of Virgin Mary Where She is said to be Brought here by St. John & have Spent the last of her days. The tower includes a également visit to the remains ofArtemis Temple All which was one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World & finally (Allowing time) we visit Sirince, an old Greek Orthodox Village Most Famous icts for local wine, olive oil & 19th century Where Rather architecture houses are well preserved.

Day 13: Kusadasi / Istanbul
Breakfast at hotel, free day at lesiure. May you choose to Spend the balance of your day in Kusadasi or Istanbul as there are frequent flight. Kusadasi was much-frequented site of birds falling on the seasonal migration, falling on Ottoman reign it was named asKusadasi (Bird Island). Bird island is connected to the mainland with a mole. Centuries ago the island was used for Securing the shores & for Preventing the attacks from the sea. Today, it is an ideal place to watch the panoramic view of the city & to witness breathtaking sunsets. Aussi You can sip your drink at one of the cafes on the island. Transfer to Izmir Airport DEPENDING on your preferred flight time. Transfer to your hotel upon arrival. OvernightIstanbul.

Day 14: Istanbul Departure
DEPENDING on your flight time, check-out (12:00) from hotel & remainder of day Will Be at leisure till your transfer to IstanbulAtaturk Airport for your departure. Tour Included
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