2017 Turkey Tour summer package from May to October (for the blue Cruise)
11 day Turkey tour from Istanbul to Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye, Blue Cruise, Kalkan, Kaş, Patara, Demre, Demre, Olympos, Antalya , Cappadocia. By bus and plane with hotel reservation in best locations and with day tours in each places.
Theatre of Hierapolis
The Asclepion and Health Centre
The Red Basilica
A temple of Serapis
New Zealand memorial and cemetery
Australian memorial and cemetery
|Goreme open air museum
Kaymakli underground city
The Celsius Library
House of the Virgin Mary
The calcified pools
Temple of Artemis
The Pirates Cave
Istanbul to Gallipoli – Gallipoli day Tour (B-L)
06:30 a.m pick up from Istanbul hotel early in the morning and drive to Gallipoli peninsula. Visit a battlefield where millions of people died, Brighton Beach, Ari Burnu and ANZAC Cove graveyards and Lonepine Australian memorial and cemetery. See real used tunnels and trenches at the Johnstons Jolly, the Nek Cemetery, Ataturk statue in Chunuk Bair and the New Zealand memorial and cemetery. By the end of the tour, transfer to hotel in Gallipoli peninsula or Canakkale City Center. Overnight in Eceabat or Canakkale.
Day tour for Troy and Pergamon Ancient City / Transfer to Izmir Kusadasi (B,L)
7:30 a.m pick up from the hotel for a full day tour of Troy and Pergamon. We will visit: Legendary city of Troy, a replica of the wooden horse that you can climb into for a photo. The fortification walls of Troy Vl with its tower and gateway entrance, the Temple of Athena – the focal point of a great annual festival in honor of the goddess Athena, the entrance ramp to Troy ll and The Odeon. At the end of the Troy tour, we will drive to the ancient city of Pergamon. We will visit: the Asclepion and Health Centre. As you make your way to the Acropolis, the Red Basilica, originally a temple of Serapis, can be viewed. The most spectacular structure is certainly the theatre, a remarkable piece of engineering built into the steep hillside. By the end of the tour, drive 3 hours from Pergamon to Kuşadasi (Ephesus area)
Day tour for Ephesus Ancient, House of Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis (B,L)
09:00 a.m Depart from the hotel for a full day Ephesus tour. You will see: a Temple of Artemis ( one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), one of the biggest Amphitheater, the Celsius Library, and many fabulous ruins left from ancient city and the House of the Virgin Mary, which was her last dwelling place before her assumption. The tour ends at 5 pm and we will transfer you to the hotel in Selcuk town or Kusadasi.
Day tour for Pamukkale and Hierapolis ancient city / Bus transfer to Fethiye (B,L)
08:30 a.m Pick up from the hotel after breakfast and ride on a bus for 3 hours to Pamukkale. You will see: Old Gates, Cemetery and theatre of Hierapolis (James Bond film shot here), the calcified pools (with the famous Cleopatra Pool), the waterfalls known as the Travertines and swim in the Cleopatra pool and beyond explore the ancient ruins. At the end of the tour, it is a 4-hour bus ride from Pamukkale to Fethiye. Upon arriving in Fethiye, transfer to hotel.
4 day Cruise from Fethiye to Olympos (B,L,D)
8:30 a.m Pick up from your hotel in Fethiye. Depart from Fethiye Harbour between 11 and 12 a.m. to Samanlik Bay for swimming and lunch afterwards sail to the Butterfly Valley for a swim and optional visit of the natural reserve, which hosts 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths. Afterwards, we sail to Oludeniz where you have an option for paragliding available. Last stop of the day is St. Nicholas Island, visiting Byzantine ruins and swimming. Dinner will be on the boat.
Cruise to Firnaz Bay-Kalkan- Kekova– Kas (B,L,D)
About breakfast time, the boat will arrive at the best bay near Kalkan. After breakfast, swimming break and sailing to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch and visit this charming fishing village. In ancient Antiphellos, as Kas was once known, Lycian rock tombs, sarcophagi and the Roman theatre are remain to explore. In a bay near Kekova, we stop for swimming and Sea Kayaking.
Kekova Sunken City – Simena Village with old Castle – Gokkaya Bay (B,L,D)
Depart to the Sunken City of Kekova, this Lycian-Roman archaeological site is protected, so you can only view from above the water, after looking at the site we will have lunch. Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access is the site of a Byzantine and Ottoman castle. In Gokkaya Bay, optional water sports are available. Dinner and relaxation in the pirates haven or party the night away at the Smugglers Inn.
Pirates Cave –Antalya (B,L)
After breakfast, we have a look at the Pirates Cave (sea conditions permitting) before sailing to Andriace harbour. Bus transfer to the archeological site of Myra, and to Demre for the St. Nicholas Church. shopping also included, and banking when requested by your group. The blue Cruise program ends here. Check out of the boat and our boat staff will transfer you to the bus station for 3 hour bus trip to Antalya. Upon arrival in Antalya, transfer to hotel in City Centre of Antalya-Kaleici.
Day tour for Perge, Aspendos, Kursunlu and Manavgat // Antalya-Cappadocia by plane (B,L)
08:30 a.m pick up from the hotel after breakfast and depart for full day tour of historical and naturally beautiful places. You will see: Perge, an important city of ancient Pamphylia, originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC. Next onto Aspendos, which bears one of the best-preserved Roman theaters in Anatolia. After we will visit one of the best Waterfalls in the Antalya region. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the airport for one-hour flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival in Cappadocia, transfer to Cave Boutique hotel in Goreme town.
Day tour for Southern Cappadocia (B,L)
Optional Hot Air Balloon Riding from 5:00 a.m to 8:00 a.m.
09:30 a.m pick up from the hotel after breakfast and depart for a full day South (Green Tour) Cappadocia tour. You will see: Pidgeon Valley, the Underground City of Derinkuyu and the Ihlara Valley with an amazing crag settling dating back to Christian times, then onto Selime Monastery. At the end of the tour transfer to hotel.
Day tour for Northern Cappadocia and Flight back to Istanbul (B,L)
09:30 a.m pick up from the hotel after breakfast and departure for a full day North (Red Tour) Cappadocia tour. You will see: Uchisar Castle, Goreme Open Air Museum, Devrent Valley with its animal and fairytale rock creations, the old towns of Urgup and Avanos which is known for its red clay pottery. At the end of the tour transfer to airport to catch a one hour flight back to Istanbul. upon arrvial in Istanbul we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to your hotel.
|Optional Tours that you can add in your itinerary|
||Single||From 1150 €uro|
|Double||From 970 €uro|
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