Turkey Classics Tour (7 Days)


Overview

Wander around the battlefields of Gallipoli, see some impressive Roman ruins, the beautiful Aegean Coast, Pamukkale and the jewel in Turkeys crown - Cappadocia with its amazing underground cities and surreal landscape


Itinerary

Day 1 Monday

Gallipoli Battlefields

Pick up between 6:15 am - 6:45 am from your hotel in the old city of Istanbul or Taksim. We then depart for the Gallipoli Peninsula, one of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey. Here we will visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including the Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, Johnston's Jolly, The Nek and original trenches and tunnels.

Overnight Çanakkale, 4-star Troia Tusan Hotel

 

Day 2 Tuesday

Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum

This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.

Overnight Kusadasi, Boutique Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel

 

Day 3 Wednesday

Ephesus, Kusadasi

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kusadasi, Boutique Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel

 

Day 4 Thursday

Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.

Overnight Pamukkale, 4-star Colossae Thermal Hotel

 

Day 5 Friday

Silk Road, Konya

Today we travel the ancient Silk Road visiting Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in Konya along the way. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening!

Overnight Cappadocia, Boutique Cave Eleyres Stone House Hotel

 

Day 6 Saturday

Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City

Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia through the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum, the fairy chimneys and explore the many levels of an underground city.

Overnight Cappadocia, Boutique Cave Eleyres Stone House Hotel

 

Day 7 Sunday

Ankara

Early morning departure to the nation's capital, Ankara where we visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul. Our tour concludes with the arrival to Istanbul at approximately 7pm.


Price Details

 Deposit £150.00 per person

Child Discounts available:

From age 8 to age 12

Discount 25%

 

699 £ /per person

Per person in a double room