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History of Anatolia 9 Nights 10 Days

 

Day 1 (Saturday ) Istanbul

Welcome to Turkey,meeting at the airport and transfer to the Hotel,Free day all afternoon Meeting at the hotel with other people of the groupWelcome Dinner ,Overnight ( D )

 Day 2 (Sunday)   Istanbul – Kayseri – Cappadocia

Breakfast at the hotel, Departure Early ın the morning for Airport,fly for Kayseri,Arrival and meeting at the Airport,Drive for Cappadocia ,Visit the Goreme valley with several churches,The valleys like dervent pasabag,pigeons etc,Uchisar natural castle,Tonight optional Show at underground restaurant Overnight ( B,L,D)

Day 3  (Monday)    Cappadocia

Breakfast at the hotel,Optional Hot Air Balloon Trip in the morning. Full day Cappadocia tour  visit, including Goreme Open Air Museum and all churches , Avanos the pottery making town, the natural citadel of Uchisar. Visit several valleys like Dervent,Pasabag,Pigeons,The Underground city , Dinner , Overnight  (BLD)

 Day 4  ( Tuesday)  Cappadocia – Konya – Pamukkale

Breakfast at the hotel,drive to Konya,old iconium,the capital of  Seljoukide Kingdom  you will be visiting the Mausoleum of Sufi philosopher Mevlana Jelaladdin Rumi. Then continue to Pamukkale; the ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis was built on top of this “ white castle “ . Dinner ,overnight in Pamukkale. (BD)

 Day 5 ( Wednesday  )  Aphrodisias – Kusadasi

Tour the ruins of Hierapolis including the magnificently preserved cemetery “Necropolis”, the Main Street and Gates, the Thermal Baths, the Roman Theatre. In the afternoon tour Aphrodisias, the city of Aphrodite; visit the Museum, the Temple of Aphrodite, the Theatre, the Stadium, the Agora, the Hadrian Baths, the Odeon, and the Bishop’s Palace. Proceed to the hotel in Kusadasi for overnight (B,L,D).

 Day 6  ( Thursday )  Ephesus

Morning tour to Ephesus area with Ephesus Antique City, impressive structures we will see include the Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. (Hillside Houses are excluded; entrance requires additional admission fee), one of the most popular ancient sites of Turkey with many acres of carefully excavated ruins; We also visit the House of the Virgin Mary and Church of St. John. Time for shopping. Dinner and Overnight  (B,l,D).

 Day 7  ( Friday)       Pergamum – Troy

Early departure for Bergama and visit to the Asclepion with the well preserved remains. In the afternoon continue on to Troy, the place where the legendary Trojan War took place as described in the historical work of Homer of Smyrna. After visiting the site with nine inhabitation levels covering a period of 3000 years, drive to Canakkale for overnight (B, L, D).

 Day 8 (  Saturday )     Gallipoli  

After breakfast sail to the other side of Dardanelles by a ferryboat and drive to Istanbul with visit to Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles – particularly involving the Allied Forces including Australians and New Zealanders during World War I. Arrive in Istanbul late afternoon and transfer to the hotel  (B,).

Day 9  ( Sunday )  Istanbul

Breakfast,departure from your hotel with your tour guide,Visit the Famous Blue Mosque with 6 minarets built on XVIIe century,Topkapı palace with the royal tresaury and Holly relics,Hagia Sophia Church built on VIe century by Roman Emperor,Roman Hipodrome with all monuments,Grand Bazaar with 4000 shops Overnight (B)

Day 10 ( Monday )  Istanbul 

 Breakfast at the hotel,transfer to the airport or to the harbor for your next destination ( B )

 

Hotels

 Istanbul : Hotel The Colours  www.thecolourshotel.com/ıstanbul

Canakkale : Hotel Buyuk Truva www.truvaotel.com

Kusadasi : Hotel Royal palace  www.royalpalace.com.tr

Pamukkale : Hotel Pam    www.pamthermal.com

Cappadocia : Hotel Suhan www.suhankapadokya.com

 

Departure Dates 2015-2016

 

February     13 – 20 – 27

March           12  -19   -26

April             02 – 09-   16-  23-  30

May               07 – 14    21   28

June               05   12    19   26

Jul                  02    09    16   23    30

August          06    13    20   27

Septembre   03   10     17  24

Octobre         01   08     15  22  29

 

 

0 – 6  years old childrens are free ıf they share same room with two adults

6 – 11 years old childrens have 50 % discount if they share same room with two adults

 

 

Inclusions

9 Nights 4 and 5 stars Hotel Accomodations

All airport transfers inbound and outbound

English speaking professional tour guide

Entrance Fees

9 Breakfasts 5 Lunches 5 Dinners

Domestic Flight Istanbul to Kayseri

Transportation by  no smoking air conditioned Bus

All tips except Driver and Guide

Local taxes and Services Charges

 Exclusions

International Flight Tickets

Any extra Meals

Tips for Driver and Guide

Personal Expenses