Cappadocia (2N) + Pamukkale (1N) + Kusadaşı (2N) Canakkale (1N) + Istanbul (2N)

Turkey is a nation straddling eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the iconic Hagia Sophia, with its soaring dome and Christian mosaics, the massive 17th-century Blue Mosque and the circa-1460 Topkapı Palace, former home of sultans. Ankara is Turkey’s modern capital.

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Day 1 Arrive in Istanbul and transit connection to Cappadocia. Free evening
Meals : Dinner (Hotel)

Day 2 Monday Cappadocia
Visit to the Pigeon Valley; then Open Air Museum in Goreme through Avcilar Valley. Visit to Kaymaklı Underground City, the place early Christians hid from persecutors. Pasabagi in Zelve region and Avanos with shopping facilities
Average Pick-up time: 09:00 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrs Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local) – Dinner (Hotel)

Day 3 Tuesday Konya – Pamukkale
Early departure for Pamukkale.On the way visit to the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai and arrival in Konya. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the world-wide famous mystic, proceed to Pamukkale
Average Pick-up time: 08:00-08:30 Approximate Driver Duration: 10 hrs (603 kms) Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local) – Dinner (Hotel)

Day 4 Wednesday Kuşadası
In the morning visit to the ancient Hierapolis with the Theatre, Apollo Temple and magnificent Necropolis, the graveyard. Then drive to Aphrodisias
Average Pick-up time: 08:15-08:45 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrs (185 kms) Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local) – Dinner (Hotel)

Day 5 Thursday Kuşadası
Morning tour to Ephesus area with Ephesus Antique City , Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; Virgin Mary’s House, St. John Church
Average Pick-up time: 08:30-09:00 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrsMeals : Breakfast – Lunch (local) – Dinner (Hotel)

Day 6 Friday Canakkale
Early departure for Bergama and visit to the Asclepion and drive to Troy, the place where the legendary Trojan War took place in the historical work of Homer of Smyrna. Visit the site with 9-inhabitation levels covering a period of 3000 years
Average Pick-up time: 08:30-09:00 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrs (401 kms) Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local) – Dinner (Hotel)

Day 7 Saturday Istanbul
After having 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 World War I.
Average Pick-up time: 08:30-09:00 Approximate Tour Duration: 09 hrs (502 kms) Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local) – Dinner (Hotel)

Day 8 Sunday Istanbul
Tour starts with Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and St Sophia – the great Byzantine Basilica built in the 6th century. TopkapiPalace, and Spice Market at the end.
Average Pick-up time: 08:15-08:45 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrs Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local)

Day 9 Monday Departure
Transfer to the airport
Meals : Breakfast only

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