Private 22 Day Turkey Tour

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Private 22 Day Turkey Tour

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Private 22 Day Turkey Tour Overview

See the best part of Turkey on this ultimate 2 day, tour from Istanbul! Visit the country’s cultural capital– Istanbul – to see its top attractions like and enjoy day trips to historic sites like Ephesus and Hierapolis. See astounding rock formations at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale. With plus one nights of 4-star accommodation included, this tour enables you to see Turkey’s impressive highlights with ease and comfort..

Highlights

  • Full Day Ephesus Sightseeing Tour
  • Explore the majestic ruins of Ephesus including the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven wonders of the Ancient World
  • Marvel at the Fountains of Trojan and The Temples of Hadrian and Domition
  • Visit the home of the Virgin Mary
  • Day trip to Pamukkale and Hierapolis
  • Experience the soothing qualities of Pamukkale, with its thermal spring water and plunging waterfalls
  • Visit the Roman city of Hierapolis
  • Explore the Apollo Temple
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Included Services

    • Bus tickets mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Accommodation mentioned in the itinerary.
    • All tours with transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
    • All tours with professional tour guide, Full travel insurance, All domestic taxes.

    What is not Included

    • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
    • Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels.
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Medical services.

    Tour Itinerary

    Arrive in Istanbul at 5.45am Pick up and transfer to the Gallipoli Peninsula. Visit Kabatepe Museum, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels). Also The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial) and tour the touching Lone Pine Cemetery, the Dardanelles. Then take the ferry bridges from Eceabat to Canakkale and check-in to the hotel. Remainder of the day is free. Overnight Canakkale.
    After breakfast, tour Troy, Homer’s legendary Troy, to recognize the replica of the wooden horse. Then drive Pergamon to visit the Acropolis, Temple of Athena, Serapis Temple, Heron, Sanctuary of Athena, Library of Pergamon, Temple of Trajan, Theatre, Zeus Altar, Kizil Avlu. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.
    Tour Sardis center city of ancient Lydia. Notice the early church remaining in Sardis (Sardis Gymnasium, Jewish Synagogue, Diana {Artemis} Temple). Proceed to Alasehir to tour the early church remaining in Philadelphia (St John Basilica). Then ride to Akhisar (Thyatira) for a short visit to the 4th-century church. After meal, visit the Roman Agora in Izmir.
    Visit the 2nd era Polycarp Church in Izmir and then continue to Ephesus to Virgin Mary’s House. Then dropped to visit the Cave of the Seven Sleepers, and we will have lunch there. After that we will hit the Basilica of St John where the witness of John buried and viewed the Temple of Artemis. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
    Tour Ephesus Museum. Then tour to see the Virgin Mary House, located down to see the Cave of the Seven Sleepers and tour Ephesus. Baths of Scholastica, Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian, the Theater. Also, Temple of Artemis, which was one of the seven wonders of the Biblical world. Then hit the Paul’s Grotto in Ephesus. Then turn to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight.
    Day excursion to Patmos Island. Leave from Kusadasi harbor at 06:30 am by private boat (maximum limit 60 people). Arrive Patmos island at 11:00 am. We will meet with Greek guide and visit the Cave of Revelation. Followed by the tour to Monastery of St John. And the nearby museum. After lunch leave from Patmos at 2.30 pm. Come back to Kusadasi at 7:00 pm. Overnight Kusadasi
    Driving to the Ionic cities of Priene, the well-designed Greco-Roman center, and the best-preserved Hellenistic amphitheater in Turkey. We will visit the newly unearthed remains of a synagogue in the West residential area and the Alexander the Great’s home there. Then a visit to the magnificent Ionian port of Miletus, where Paul farewelled the Ephesian seniors (Acts 20:17-38) and the newly unearthed remains of a synagogue. After lunch, see the Temple of Apollo at Didyma and then proceed to Bodrum. Overnight Bodrum
    Tour Bodrum (Castle of St Peter & Halicarnassus Mausoleum). Then drive to visit Aphrodisias unearthed by the New York University. Continue to tour Hierapolis; the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, Necropolis and Philip’s tomb. Swimming is available in the hot spring water indoor pool of your hotel. Overnight Pamukkale
    Drive Hierapolis to visit the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, Necropolis and Philip’s tomb. After, travel to Laodicea (Church of Laodicea 7) to tour the Christian Ruins, Statue of Emperor Augustus, Ephesian Gate Aqueduct, Stadium. Then drive to the unexcavated capital of Colossae (Honaz – the Ancient metropolis of Phrygia, the recipient of Paul’s letter). Then drove south to Antalya city. Overnight Antalya
    Then drive south to Antalya city to visit Kaleici (old city), Clock Tower, Old Harbour, Kesik Minare, Hadrianus Gate. Then see Antalya Archaeological Museum. After lunch, a trip to the Kursunlu Waterfall to chill and behold God’s beautiful creation dating back to the Roman period. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.
    Tour to visit the Greco-Roman city of Perge where Paul delivered his first speech on Christianity in the region. Then see the World’s best-preserved Greco-Roman Amphitheater at Aspendos. Tour Side to see the ancient Theatre, great Gate, and Temple of Apollo. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.
    Drive Yalvac to tour Pisidian Antioch. Then proceed to Konya via Beysehir Lake for dinner and overnight in Konya
    Tour Konya, early Iconium, see the Mevlana Monastery of the Dervishes, Mausoleum (Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi), the founder of whirling Dervishes, Karatay Medrese and Ince Minaret. Tour the walled 13-century Sultanhan Caravansarai on way to Cappadocia for dinner and overnight.
    Tour Goreme Open Air Museum to visit Byzantine Frescoes, Tokah Kilise, Basil Kilise, Yilanli Kilise,Elmali Kilise, Azize Barbara Kilisesi, Karanlik Kilise. Also, St Catherine Chapel, Carikli Kilise, Ortahisar, Nunnery, the Troglodyte Village of Avcilar and Avanos Village and visit the fairy chimneys and St Simeon church at Pasabag Valley. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
    Optional Balloon Ride in the early morning (05:00-06:00) which is subject to availability due to weather conditions in the winter. Full day Tour in Cappadocia. Tour Cappadocia Derinkuyu Underground City, Uchisar Castle to witness the scenic spots to observe the cone of Uchisar & Guvercinlik Valley, and Ihlara Valley. Which itself needs nearly a half day to complete (not suitable for seniors)? Then hit to Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ankara.
    Full day tour in Ankara. Tour the Museum of Anatolian Civilization, Ulus, Mausoleum of Ataturk, Temple of Augustus, Roman Bath, Column of Julian and the Ankara Citadel. Dinner and overnight in Ankara.
    Tour Yassihoyuk (Gordion) and Yazilikaya with many building writing-rocks and underground tunnels from the Phrygian age in there. Drive to visit Sivrihhisar Castle & Ballihisar. Then visiting Kybele Temple in Pessinus. After drive to Bursa for dinner and overnight.
    Tour Bursa city center, Green Mosque, Green Mausoleum and Nicea where the Council of Nicea held. Use the fast ferry to Istanbul and leisure afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
    Full day tour in Istanbul. Visit Hippodrome of Istanbul, Blue Mosque (The Sultan Ahmed Mosque – Sultanahmet Mosque), Topkapi Palace (Sarayi) covering Harem and Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi) and visit Cemberlitas Hamam in Sultanahmet. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
    Full day city tour of Istanbul Visit Kariye Museum (Church of St Savior at Chora), Süleymaniye Mosque, St Sophia building & Underground Byzantine Cistern (Yerebatan). Dinner and overnight at hotel in Istanbul.
    Morning tour to Old Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus cruise by ferry to see the Anadolu Hisari, Rumeli Hisari (No interior see to medieval forts), old mansions, waterfront wood houses, magnificent palaces, hunting lodges, pavilion, modern villas on both the European and Asians shores of the strait while cruising. Drive by the Golden Horn to see the Old city walls and visit the Süleymaniye Mosque. Visit the Dolmabahce Palace. Dinner at a local seafood restaurant in Kumkapi district. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
    Have a relaxing morning and a visit the Istanbul Archaeological Museum and transfer to Airport

    Notes

    • Can be customized according to your wishes
    • This tour is available all year round.
    • There is no hidden cost.
    • Departs daily

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