GRAND TURKEY

15 days Turkey tour package to Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Gulet Cruise,  Antalya, Cappadocia

GRAND TURKEY

  • Starting From :1389 €
  • Destination: Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Gulet Cruise, Antalya, Cappadocia
  • Duration:15 Days Turkey Tour

If you want to see the beauties of Turkey on land and sea on a great journey, Grand Turkey Tour is certainly for you. After Istanbul visit the battlefields of Gallipoli. House of Virgin Mary in Roman Ephesus. Sail over a sunken city in Kekova and see Lycian caves. Meet the locals an a bus trip through the Anatolian landscape before arriving fort he final part of your journey in Cappadocia. Stay in a cave hotel and marvel at the moonlike landscape as you see all that this unique place has to offer.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1 : Arrival in Istanbul (ISTANBUL)

WELCOME…! MERHABA…!
Transfer from airport or cruise port to your hotel by private car. The rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2 : Private Istanbul Old City Tour (ISTANBUL)

Your guide will be meeting you in the lobby at your hotel at 9 am. We will start our day from the hearth of the old city with visiting; The Byzantine Hippodrome where the Egyptian Obelisk standing, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace (Harem not included) and Grand Bazaar.

Breakfast Lunch

Day 3 : Gallipoli Tour (CANAKKALE)

We will check-out and travel to Gallipoli through the beautiful landscape of Thrace. Lunch on arrival in Eceabat by Dardanelles. After lunch we will visit WWI Memorials; Anzac Cove, original tunnels and trenches at Johnston Jolly, The Nek Cemetery, Chunuk Bair- New Zealand Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery-Australian Memorial and Brighton Beach.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 4 : Troy, Pergamon Tour (SELCUK)

We will start our day with ancient city of Troy after a short drive which is an UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world`s most important archaelogical sites. After Troy we proceed to Pergamon. Explore Athena and Trojan Temples, Altar of Zeus and Dionysos, Gymnasium of Youth, Odeon, Library, Agora, Great Hellenistic Theatre, Roman Bath and visit ancient health center of Asclepion. After our visits, drive to Selcuk.

Breakfast Lunch

Day 5 : Ephesus Tour (SELCUK)

Today we will visit the Greco – Roman City of Ephesus which is one of the best preserved ancient Roman city in the world. Then drive up to the House of Virgin Mary where it is believed she spent her final days. This is an official pilgrimage and holy place for Christians. After lunch we visit Temple of Artemis and Greek Wine Village Sirince.

Breakfast Lunch

Day 6 : Pamukkale Tour / Travel to Fethiye (FETHIYE)

Today we will drive to Pamukkale which is an UNESCO World Heritage site with its white calcified terraces. Lunch on arrival. Then visit the ancient city of Hierapolis right next to the white terraces with its Temple of Apollo, the Theatre, Necropolis and the thermal baths where Cleopatra and famous Roman general Mark Antony stayed for honeymoon.
After the tour in Pamukkale drive to bus terminal in Denizli for a public bus to Fethiye. On arrival in Fethiye you will catch a taxi to your hotel in the harbour.

Breakfast Lunch

Day 7 : Fethiye to St. Nicholas Island (ON BOARD)

Transfer from your hotel to embark on your gulet and cruise to Samanlik Bay for swimming, lunch or depending on the sea conditions to Butterfly Valley. A swim and optional visit of this natural reserve, hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths. Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) again sea conditions permitting. Option for paragliding available. Last stop of the day is St.Nicholas Island with its Byzantine ruins. Chance for swimming followed by dinner on board.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 8 : St. Nicholas Island to Kas (ON BOARD)

Around sunrise departure to Aquarium or Firnaz Bay near Kalkan for breakfast and a swim. Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch and visit this charming fishing village. Kas was once known as ancient Antiphellos of which Lycian rock tombs, sarcophagi and Roman theatre over looking to Mediterranean are now left. But the charm of the town remains! In a bay near Kekova-Sunken city we stop for swimming and diner on board.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 9 : Kas to Gokkaya Bay (ON BOARD)

Departure to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian-Roman archaeological site is UNESCO protected, so only looking!). Lunch by Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access and Byzantine-Ottoman castle. In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available. Dinner, relax in this pirates haven or party the night away at the Smugglers Inn.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 10 : Transfer to Antalya (ANTALYA)

After breakfast we have a look at the Pirates Cave (sea conditions permitting) before cruising to Andriace harbour. Disembark from our gulet and private transfer to Antalya old city.

Breakfast

Day 11 : Perge, Aspendos, Side Tour (ANTALYA)

Today in the morning we will drive to Perge Ancient City, which is a biblical site as St. Paul passed through this very well-preserved Roman city with stil standing Roman baths, Gymnasium and Agora. Then drive to one the best preserved Greco-Roman Amphitheater at Aspendos. On the way back to Antalya stop at Side where the temple of Athena & Apollo by the seaside.

Breakfast Lunch

Day 12 : Travel to Cappadocia / See The Countryside (GOREME)

Check-out in the morning and transfer to Antalya Bus Terminal and public bus to Cappadocia with driving over legendary Taurus mountains as the country side view dramaticly changed during the drive. On arrival in Goreme transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast

Day 13 : South Cappadocia Tour (GOREME)

OPTIONAL – 1 HOUR BALLOON TOUR OVER CAPPADOCIA - 129 EURO PER PERSON

We will start our day with magnificient view of Goreme valley from the Panaromic view points. Then drive to visit Derinkuyu Underground City, which is one of the biggest and oldest underground city in the region. After underground city tour we will drive to Ihlara Valley, which is one of the less known but the most green volcanic area of the region. We will walk through Ihlara valley along the peaceful springs for an hour and lunch break in Belisirma Village by the river. Then visit Selime Monastery and Pigeon Valley where will see the bizarre pigeon houses on the cliffs of the valley.

Breakfast Lunch

Day 14 : North Cappadocia Tour / Flight to Istanbul (ISTANBUL)

We will start our day with driving up to Uchisar Castle, which is one of the highest point of Cappadocia. Then drive through Cavusin and Pasabag (Monks Valley) surrounded by local vineyards. Lunch break in Avanos. After lunch drive through Devrent Valley with its famous animal shape rock formations, the symbol of Cappadocia known as Three Nices and finally Goreme Open Air Museum full of cave chapels, churches with very well-preserved unique frescoes. After our day tour transfer to airport for flight back to Istanbul. Upon your arrival at Istanbul Airport transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast Lunch

Day 15 : Departure

Private transfer to Ataturk Airport or cruise port for departure.

Grand Turkey : 15 Days Turkey Travel Tour Package with Cruise
15 Days Grand Turkey Tour Package include Gulet Cruise Tour from Fethiye to Olympos. Turkey Travel Tours and Holiday Packages by local guides from Istanbul

Breakfast

TOUR DETAILS

Included

- All accommodation as per the itinerary
- All transportation and transfers
- All flight and bus tickets mentioned in the itinerary
- Private Istanbul Old City Tour
- Full day guided tours mentioned in the itinerary
- Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon Tour (Small group tour)
- In Ephesus, Pamukkale, Antalya and Cappaodica Small group tour up to 15 passengers
- Professional English speaking guide on tours
- Gulet Cruise Tour Fethiye to Olympos (3 Nights 4 Days)
- All museum and entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Wifi available at all our hotels
- All local taxes
- Compulsory Travel Insurance (By Turkish Ministry of Tourism ). This insurance covers all the services included in the itinerary and medical care.

Not Included

- International airfares and taxes
- Optional Balloon Tour over Cappadocia
- Meals and drinks other than specified
- Visits and services not mentioned in itinerary
- Personal Travel insurance
- Personal expences
- Visa fee
- Tips for drivers and guides

HOTELS

Day 1

Pierre Loti Hotelor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelIstanbul www.pierrelotihotel.com

Day 2

Pierre Loti Hotelor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelIstanbul www.pierrelotihotel.com

Day 3

Akol Hotelor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelCanakkale www.hotelakol.com.tr

Day 4

Nilya Hotelor smilar

Special Class Boutique Hotel www.nilya.com

Day 5

Nilya Hotelor smilar

Special Class Boutique Hotel www.nilya.com

Day 6

Yacht Boutique Hotelor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelFethiye www.yachthotelturkey.com

Day 7

Gulet Cruiseor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelMediterranean www.turkeytravel.com

Day 8

Gulet Cruiseor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelMediterranean www.turkeytravel.com

Day 9

Gulet Cruiseor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelMediterranean www.turkeytravel.com

Day 10

Aspen Hotelor smilar

Boutique Hotel Antalya www.aspenhotel.com.tr

Day 11

Aspen Hotelor smilar

Boutique Hotel Antalya www.aspenhotel.com.tr

Day 12

Cappadocia Cave Suitesor smilar

Boutique Cave HotelGoreme www.cappadociacavesuites.com

Day 13

Cappadocia Cave Suitesor smilar

Boutique Cave HotelGoreme www.cappadociacavesuites.com

Day 14

Pierre Loti Hotelor smilar

Special Class Boutique HotelIstanbul www.pierrelotihotel.com

DEPARTURE DATE

Start Date Finish Date Days
01.01.2016 31.12.2017 Every Day

TOUR PRICE

Start Date Finish Date Days Single Double/Twin [PP] Triple [PP]
01.01.2016 31.12.2017 Every Day 2,239.00 EUR 1,549.00 EUR 1,389.00 EUR

GRAND TURKEY - Tour Plan and Map