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Discovery Star

Welcome to Turkey!

ROUTE: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Kusadasi, Canakkale, Istanbul

DURATION: 10 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Visit Topkapi Palace, the Hagia Sophia Museum, the Blue Mosque and Hippodrome
  • Explore the lunar landscape of Cappadocia
  • Visit to the Pasabag Valley, Avanos, a regional pottery workshop and Goreme open air museum
  • Stop at the Kaymakli or Ozkonak Underground City and Pigeon Valley
  • En Route visit to Sultanhani Caravanserai
  • Visit Mevlana Museum
  • Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis
  • Tour of the ancient city of Ephesus and the House of St. Mary
  • Visit to the Asclepion and the ancient city of Troy
  • Cross the famous Dardanelles by ferry
  • Visit the World War I memorials at Gallipoli, Anzac Cove and Lone Pine Cemetery
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Istanbul: Wyndham Old City Hotel
  • Cappadocia: Ramada Cappadocia Hotel
  • Pamukkale: Colossae Thermal Hotel
  • Kusadasi: Le Bleu Resort Hotel
  • Canakkale: Kolin Hotel
DELUXE:
  • Please inquire
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:,

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

For additional information or reservations please complete QUOTE REQUEST form in side bar of this page or contact us directly to speak to one of our Destination Experts.


We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.


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LocationTurkey
Duration10 Days
1

Day 1 Istanbul

Upon arrival at airport in Turkey, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Istanbul

2

Day 2 Istanbul

Activities:

  • Visit Topkapi Palace the ancient residence of Ottoman Sultans.
  • Then visit the Hagia Sophia Museum and later Blue Mosque with its beautiful Iznik tiles.
  • After seeing the Hippodrome we will end the day with a visit to Grand Bazaar. Drive back to the hotel.

Overnight: Istanbul – (B)

3

Day 3 Istanbul - Cappadocia

Activities:

  • Transfer to airport for a short flight to Cappadocia. Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the Cappadocia region.

Overnight: Cappadocia – (B, D)

4

Day 4 Cappadocia

Activities:

  • Explore the lunar landscape of Cappadocia visiting the Pasabag (Monks’) Valley and Avanos and visit a regional pottery workshop.
  • Then see Goreme open air museum.
  • We will finish the day with a visit to the Kaymakli or Ozkonak Underground City and Pigeon Valley.

Overnight: Cappadocia – (B, D)

5

Day 5 Cappadocia - Konya - Pamukkale

Activities:

  • Drive to Konya which was the capital of Selcuk Empire.
  • En Route we will visit Sultanhani Caravanserai.
  • Upon arrival to Konya we visit Mevlana Museum which houses his tomb and the museum where was the center of Whirling Dervishes sect.
  • Drive to Pamukkale.

Overnight: Pamukkale – (B, D)

6

Day 6 Pamukkale - Kusadasi

Activities:

  • Today we continue to explore Hierapolis ancient city hosting the greatest necropolis in Anatolia.
  • Enjoy walking on the hot spring waters on the snow white terraced ponds.
  • Then we drive to Kusadasi.

Overnight: Kusadasi – (B, D)

7

Day 7 Kusadasi - Ephesus

Activities:

  • Today we will visit the Ephesus ancient city maybe the greatest of all sites in Asia Minor.
  • Our tour includes the Library, Marble Street and the great theatre with 24 000 seats. We will also visit the House of St. Mary.

Overnight: Kusadasi – (B, D)

8

Day 8 Kusadasi - Pergamum - Canakkale

Activities:

  • Today we drive to Bergama which was ancient Pergamum and visit the Asclepion.
  • Then we proceed to the ancient city of Troy the city famous with Trojan Horse.
  • Then we continue to Canakkale.

Overnight: Canakkale – (B, D)

9

Day 9 Canakkale - Istanbul

Activities:

  • We cross the famous Dardanelles by ferry.
  • Today we will visit the World War I memorials at Gallipoli.
  • See Anzac Cove and Lone Pine Cemetery.
  • Continue to Istanbul.

Overnight: Istanbul – (B, D)

10

Day 10 Istanbul

Departure: This morning we will transfer you to the international airport for outgoing flights. – (B, L, D)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

Location Name: Turkey
Area (SQ KM): 783,562
Population: 79,414,269
Capital: Ankara
Language(s): Turkish (official), Kurdish, Dimli, Azeri, Kabardian
Religion: Islam (mostly Sunni), other (mostly Christians and Jews)
Currency: Turkish lira – TRY
Time Zone: UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) +2 hour
Electricity: 230 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Turkey): 90


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