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Glories of Turkey with a glimpse of the East
 
 
 
Glories of Turkey with a glimpse of the East
   
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Glories of Turkey and Greece Tour
 
Tour Accommodations      
Places
No. of Nights Hotels
Istanbul 02 Nights Conrad Hotel
Canakkale 01 Night Kolin Hotel
Kusadasi 02 Nights Charisma Hotel
Pamukkale 01 Night Pam Hotel
Antalya 02 Nights Sheraton Voyager
Konya 01 Night Rixos Hotel
Cappadocia 02 Nights Dedeman Hotel
Mt. Nemrut 01 Night Zeus or similar
Sanliurfa 01 Night Zeus or similar
 
Please Note:
(If the above mentioned hotels are not available we will provide similar alternate).
It should be noted that the hotel standards in Eastern Turkey may not be the same as Western Turkey. Hotels on day 12 and 13 will be standard 3* hotels.
Eastern Turkey program is locally hosted.
 
Tour Accommodations
Highlights and Inclusions Brief Itinerary Accommodations Dates
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Tour Includes
Hotel Accommodation with private facilities  
Meals are indicated on itineraries by (B) breakfast, (L) lunch, (D) dinner.  
Licensed guides throughout the land tours within Turkey.  
Private air•condition transportation.  
Luggage handling.  
Local taxes and service charges.  
Arrival and departure transfers at the beginning and on the last day of tour.  
 
TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Items of a personal nature  
Tips & Gratuities  
Optional tours  
Visa fees  
Travel Insurance  
Beverages with meals  
Items not mentioned as being included  
Domestic Airfare: Gaziantep/Sanliurfa • Istanbul  
 
Tour Itinerary
Day 01: Thu: ISTANBUL.  
  Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.  
Day 02: Fri: ISTANBUL.  
 
Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar.
Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. (B)
 
Day 03: Sat: GALLIPOLI - DARDANELLES - CANAKKALE.  
 
Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove , Lone pine cemetery, Chunuk Bair and Gabatepe War Museum then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. (B, D).
 
Day 04: Sun: TROY - PERGAMUM - KUSADASI  
 
Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, tour Pergamum and continue on to Kusadasi for overnight. (B, D)
 
Day 05: Mon: EPHESUS & ST. MARY'S HOUSE - KUSADASI.  
 
Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary's cottage and visit a regional carpet production center.
Afternoon Optional: tour of Sardis or Sirince. (B, D)
 
Day 06: Tue: KUSADASI - PAMUKKALE.  
 
Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. (B, D)
 
Day 07: Wed: PAMUKKALE - PERGE-ANTALYA.  
  Morning drive to Antalya, arrival at mid-noon, pay a visit to the ancient city of Perge. , a relax afternoon by the Mediterranean coast (B, D)  
Day 08: Thu: Antalya: Optional Tour of PHASELIS OR YACHT CRUISE.  
 
Today is a free day with choices of Optional tours of Phaselis, a coastal ancient city or a lazy yacht cruise along turquoise cost of the Mediterranean (B, D)
 
Day 09: Fri: ANTALYA -ASPENDOS- KONYA.  
 

After breakfast depart for Konya, en route visit the famous theatre in Aspendos. Visit Mevlana Mausoleum and Karatay Koran School, and then overnight in Konya. (B, D)

 
Day 10: Sat: KONYA - CAPPADOCIA.  
 
Morning departure for Cappadocia , on the way visit 13th century Agzikarahan caravansary the land of Fairy Chimneys .We pay a visit to the famous underground city of Kaymakl? .Before we check in our hotel ,we wil taste Cappadocian wine in a cave winery. Local dinner in a restaurant and overnight in Cappadocia. (B, D)
Tonight Optional: Whirling Dervishes performance.
 
Day 11: Sun: CAPPADOCIA.  
 
Early Morning Optional: Balloon Tour. Experience of floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves with the sunrise of Cappadocia. After breakfast, visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, and have a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. (B, D)
 
     
  EASTERN TURKEY ITINERARY  
     
Day 12: Mon: CAPPADOCIA - MT. NEMRUT.  
 
Departure at 8:30am from the Göreme. After passing Kayseri we will stop to visit the 13th century Seljukian caravanserai Karatayhan. The next stop will be in P?narba? for a break then drive to Tekir plateau for lunch. After lunch drive to Kahramanmaras. We will stop there and have the worldwide famous ice-cream in a nice cafe. Then drive to Kahta check in the hotel (B, L, D).
 
Day 13: Tue: S.URFA & HARRAN.  
  Departure time to drive up to mountain is at 3 o'clock in the morning. Climbing to the top of the mountain where we will watch the beautiful sunrise between the colossal size statues and bead of the king and gods. After sunrise we will visit the ruins of Mt Nemrut and free time to walk around then drive back to Kahta. Arsemia and a Roman bridge of Cendere and tumulus blackbird (Karakus) are also included. Arrival in Kahtato, Have breakfast and relax. Then drive to Sanliurfa city, Prophet Abraham's cave and the pools of holy carp surrounding it then drive to Harran a village of spellbinding mud -brick beehive houses where Abraham spent last years of his life mentioned in the book of Genesis. Overnight in
Sanliurfa city. (B, L, D)
 
Day 14: Wed: S.URFA & HARRAN.  
  Transfer to Sanliurfa or Gaziantep airport. (B)  
     
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