All About 14 Day Tours including 4 Day Gulet Cruise Turkey Tours & Istanbul, Antalya, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Fethiye, Kalkan, Kas, Kusadasi, Demre, Pamukkale Tour
Hagia Sophia (Santa Sophia) Museum
An Ancient Paraphilia
Theatre of Hierapolis
The Ancient city of Aphrodisias
A fertile valley
Goreme open air museum
Kaymakli underground city
The Celsius Library
House of the Virgin Mary
Temple of Artemis
The Pirates Cave
Upon arrival in Istanbul, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to your hotel in the Old City area (Sultanahmet). You will check into the Boutique hotel which is close to all the historical places. You will have free time for the rest of the day and spend the night in Istanbul.
At 09:00am our professional guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will depart for your full day “Best of Istanbul” walking tour. Your guide will take you to: the Hagia Sophia (Aya Sophia) Museum, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar. At the end of the tour, our guide will drop you back at your hotel. Free time and overnight in Istanbul.
Options of things to do today: Daily Gallipoli tour, a Bosphorus Cruise, a City Tour or a Prince Island Tour, etc..
At 05:00am you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport for the one hour flight to Cappadocia at 07:00 am. Upon arrival in Cappadocia, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to our office in Goreme town. You will be picked up at 9:30 AM for a tour of Southern Cappadocia. You will explore the Underground City of Derinkuyu, stroll through the scenic Ilhara Valley and stop for lunch at a restaurant near the river. After lunch, you will continue to Selime Monastery and then Pigeon Valley for some breathtaking views and great photo ops! At the end of your tour you will be taken to your hotel and you’ll have the rest of the night free.
If you choose to do the Hot Air Balloon Ride, you will be picked up from your hotel at 5:30 AM and taken to the balloon departure point. The balloon ride will finish around 7:30 AM and you will be taken back to your hotel where you can have breakfast before your next tour. You will be picked up at 9:30 AM for your tour of Northern Cappadocia. The first stop will be a vista point overlooking Goreme where you will see Uchisar Castle. From there you will go to the Goreme Open Air Museum and then stop for lunch is Avanos. Next, you will see a kick-wheel pottery demonstration and then get the chance to try yourself! On the way back to your hotel you will stop at photo points such as Cavusin, the animal shaped rock formations of Devrent, the mushroom shaped fairy chimneys in St. Monk’s Valley and St. Simeon’s monk cell. You will have the rest of the evening free in Goreme.
You will be picked up from your hotel after breakfast and transferred to the airport for a one-hour flight to Izmir. Upon arrival in Izmir, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi. You will have the rest of the day free and spend the night in Kusadasi.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up at 9:00 AM and you will depart for the Ephesus Tour. When you arrive, you will have a fully guided tour of the ruins. During the tour you will see the Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), the Amphitheater, the Celsius Library, which is still active, ruins left from the ancient city, and the House of the Virgin Mary, her last dwelling place. At the end of the tour, we will take you back to the hotel. Free time and overnight in Kusadasi.
Following breakfast at your hotel, you’ll check out and we will pick you up at 8:30 AM and begin the 3-hour journey. Around 12:00 PM you will arrive in the small but friendly town of Pamukkale and stop for lunch. Then, you will be taken to the ancient city of Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will show you how the citizens lived, worked and enjoyed themselves back when the city was a thriving metropolis. Highlights include the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Theater and the Martyrion of St. Philip. From there, you will move on to the main attraction, the travertines. You will have free time to explore and relax in the travertines and have a rejuvenating swim in Cleopatra’s Pool. At the end of the tour you will be transfered to your hotel in Pamukkale village. You will have free time and spend the night in Pamukkale.
After breakfast and check out at your hotel, you will be picked up at 09:00 a.m and depart for your full day Aphrodisias Tour. You will see: the Ancient city of Aphrodisias, which is one of the most important archeological sites of the Greek and Roman periods in Turkey. Aphrodisias is located in the Maeander River basin, in a fertile valley 100 miles southeast of the port of Izmir. It is famous for its sanctuary of Aphrodite, the city’s patron goddess. Aphrodisias enjoyed a long and prosperous existence from the first century B.C through to the sixth century A.D. Today, many of the city’s ancient monuments remain standing, and excavations have unearthed numerous fine marble statues and other artifacts. The extraordinary preservation of this site brings the culture of the Graeco-Roman world vividly to life. At the end of the tour, we will transfer you to Antalya, where you will check into your hotel in Kaieici (City Center). You will have the rest of the evening free and spend the night in Antalya.
After breakfast, you will be picked up at 08:30 a.m from your hotel and depart for a full day tour of the naturally beautiful, historic sites of Antalya. You will see: Perge, which was a significant city of ancient Pamphylia, originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC. Next you will travel to Aspendos, which bears one of the best-preserved Roman theaters in Anatolia. You will then visit one of the best Waterfalls in the Antalya region. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Free time and overnight in Antalya.
You will have breakfast and check out of your hotel for an 08:30 a.m pick up time. You will be transferred to the bus station for a 3 hour drive to Demre. Upon arrival in Demre, we will meet you at the bus station with your name and transfer you to the boat. Check into the boat and have lunch on board. After lunch, the boat will depart from Demre Harbor. Kekova Sunken City, Pirates Cave and Simena Cruise are our first stops. At Pirates Cave you can swim into the cave through the turquoise blue water. Afterwards we will sail over top of Kekova sunken city and see the ancient Roman ruins. However, swimming is forbidden so you can only view it from the boat. In Simene town you will walk up to the old Castle with a beautiful view of Kekova bay. You can enjoy the rest of the day with optional water sports activities. Dinner and overnight on the boat.
After breakfast, you will cruise to Kas harbor for lunch and visit the small, peaceful fisherman’s village. There are Lycian rock tombs and a Roman theater that you can explore. Afterwards, you will cruise to Firnaz bay near Kalkan. Dinner and overnight on the boat.
When you wake up, you will be in Butterfly Valley for breakfast. The boat will sail early in the morning during the sunrise to Butterfly Valley to see this beautiful natural reserve. If it is the right season you will be able to see 130 kinds of different butterflies. Next we will sail to Oludeniz, here you have the chance to experience paragliding over one of the best coast lines in the world. Our last stop for the day will be St. Nicolas Island where you can see the very well-preserved Byzantine ruins and a beautiful sunset from the top of the island. Dinner and overnight on the boat.
After our last breakfast, we will sail to Samanlık Bay for swimming and lunch. You will disembark in Fethiye harbor about 2:00 p.m and check out of the boat. We will transfer you to the airport for the one-hour flight back to Istanbul or you may take the ferry to Rhodes.
The Trip Cost Includes
- All Airport transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- All flight tickets with taxes
- All bus transfers and hotel transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- All meals mentioned by the itinerary (B-breafast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
- 7-day small Group tour mentioned by the itinerary (Guide, Lunch, Transportation and all entrance fees
- 11-Night Boutique hotel with breakfast in the city centers.
- 3 Night 4day Gulet Cruise with all meals -Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
- Standard yacht equipment, board games, snorkels & masks, fishing lines. Passengers may bring snacks, such as fruit, nuts, muesli, yoghurt, chocolate and other
- Vegeterian meals
- Full travel insurance
The Trip Cost Excludes
- Archeological sites and national park entrance fees on the cruise