The Taste Of Turkey - 7 Days

The Taste Of Turkey
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Highlights, The Taste of Turkey Tour

  • Enjoy the unique landscape and volcanic rock formations of Cappadocia.
  • Walk on white calcium terraces of Pamukkale – Turkish Cotton Castle and visit Hierapolis.
  • See the famous Celsus Library in Ephesus, the best preserved ancient Roman city in Turkey.
  • Visit the Aphrodisias, ancient Roman city dedicated to goddess of love and beauty.
  • Explore the 9 layers of legendry Homeric Troy.
  • See World War I memorials in Gallipoli and visit Anzac cove, Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair.
  • Visit the well preserved ancient hospital in Pergamon.
  • Going off the tourist track and see the temple of Apollo in Claros and Laodicea.
  • Enjoy local food and experience the real Turkish cuisine.
  • Opportunity of the hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia, which is a spectacular experience.

Small group guided in-depth Turkey tour of 7 day and 6 night. The tour starts in Istanbul and ends in Cappadocia. The size of the group is average 6 and maximum 12 people. 

You will enjoy visiting Turkey's famous 6 UNESCO World Heritage sites of Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Aphrodisias,  Pamukkale – Hierapolis and amazing Cappadocia. You will have an unique experience of stunning natural landscapes to remarkable ancient ruins during this tour. Going off the tourist track and visiting the temple of Apollo in Claros and Laodicea, it is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. You will be guided by professional licensed Turkish tour guide,  experienced, knowledgeable and  fluent in English. 

You will visit spectacular sites and museums, all entrance fees, breakfast, lunches dinners are included in 5 and 4 star quality hotels. You will be guided by private English speaking licensed tour guide with latest model comfortable touring vehicle. There is no extra or hidden cost in our packages.

Day 1
ISTANBUL (World Heritage Site) – GALLIPOLI – DARDANELLES – CANAKKALE

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Gallipoli including World War I memorial of ANZAC Cove, Chunuk Bair and Lone Pine Cemetery, crossing Dardanelles and brief visit to city of Canakkale.

Distance to travel: 320 km.

Meal: Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: 4 Star Akol Hotel or similar in Canakkale.

Day 2
TROY (World Heritage Site) – PERGAMON (World Heritage Site) – KUSADASI

Highlights and visit sites of the day: The legendary city of Troy, replica of the Trojan horse and ancient hospital complex of Asklepion in Pergamon.

Distance to travel: 390 km.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: 4 Star Marina Hotel or similar in Kusadasi

Day 3
EPHESUS (World Heritage Site) – CLAROS – KUSADASI

Highlights and visit sites of the day: The house of Virgin Mary, the incredible city of Ephesus and its colossal Greek Theatre, the Marble Road, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Diana, an ancient sanctuary and the temple of Apollo in Claros.

Distance to travel: 150 km.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: 4 Star Marina Hotel or similar in Kusadasi

Day 4
APHRODISIAS (World Heritage Site) – LAODICEIA – PAMUKKALE (World Heritage Site)

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Aphrodisias, the city of art and beauty, dedicated to the Goddess Aphrodite, Laodicea, it is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation, Pamukkale or Cotton Castle in Turkish, it is worldwide famous for its white calcium travertine, Hierapolis, the ancient necropolis (city of the dead), Pluto’s Gate or Door to Hell, stay in a spa hotel, where you can swim in the heated pools of enriched mineral water.

Distance to travel: 350 km.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: 5 Star Lycus River Hotel or similar in Pamukkale.

Day 5
KONYA – CAPPADOCIA (World Heritage Site)

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Konya, the Whirling Dervish Museum, exhibition of Dervish costumes, instruments, illuminated manuscripts and various ethnographic artifacts, the Karatay Madrasa, a 13th century school, now a museum displaying historic ceramics and archaeological relics.

Distance to travel: 590 km.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: 5 Star Dinler Hotel Urgup or similar in Cappadocia.

Day 6
CAPPADOCIA (World Heritage Site)

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Cappadocia, unique landscape of volcanic rock formations, amazing underground churches and cities carved into the rocks by early Christians, going off the tourist track and visit small villages and discover the unknown parts of Cappadocia. Visit Magic Valley, Goreme and Zelve Open Air Museum, Pasabag Valley and Cavusin Village. Optional hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia early in the morning.

Distance to travel: 40 km.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: 5 Star Dinler Hotel Urgup or similar in Cappadocia.

Day 7
CAPPADOCIA (World Heritage Site)

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Visit Sinasos (Mustafa Pasha), explore the old Greek village with historical Greek and Ottoman houses, see the church of Constantine-Helen, see interesting rock formations in Urgup, Ortahisar and Uchisar, visit and explore Derinkuyu or Kaymakli underground city.

Distance to travel: 60 km.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch.

We will transfer you Cappadocia airport in the late afternoon to fly Istanbul.

Included

  • Local taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals: 6 breakfast, 7 lunch, 6 dinner
  • Airport pickup and drop-off

Excluded

  • Hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

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Price From USD$990/person
990
Total $ 990 USD

Trip Facts

  • 290$
  • Small Group Average 6, Maximum 12 People
  • 5 and 4 Star Quality Hotels
  • 6 Breakfast, 7 Lunch, 6 Dinner
  • Latest Model Tourist Van
  • Included
  • Fees Included
  • Licensed Professional Tour Guide
  • All Year, Twice a Month