Flying Carpet Tour Overview
On this Flying Carpet Tour, you will enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to cross two continents. You will see the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.We visit the WWII battlefields of Gallipoli, the ancient city of Troy, place of the famed Trojan horse. Hit the site of Pergamum and its magnificent acropolis, temples, and library. Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Biblical World, and the best-preserved ancient city in Turkey, Ephesus. Visit the village of Sirince, Carpet Village Have a display of local hand-crafted leather goods. Tour the Pamukkale & Hierapolis. You will also tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hierapolis, a Biblical city located on hot springs. We visit the resort town of Fethiye, the museum town of Kayakoy, a deserted Greek village that includes two Greek Orthodox Churches. Also visit the Mevlana Museum, the Cappadocia region of Turkey, combining the fairy chimneys and Uchisar castle and Ankara .
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- 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.
Welcome to Istanbul! We will waiting you at the Airport and take you to your hotel. And the balance of the day is yours free to discover at your pace. Overnight Istanbul
After breakfast, you experience a fully guided tour of the only city to cross two continents, touring the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul
Today we tour the WW1 battlegrounds of Gallipoli covering Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, real trenches and tunnels. Overnight Canakkale
Walk back in time now as we tour Troy and its famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the beautiful acropolis of Pergamum. It's remarkable temples and library made it a famous cultural and political centre in its time. Overnight Kusadasi
Absorb yourself in the history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a see to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical ambience of the aged city and theatre before proceeding to the earlier Greek village of Sirince, well-known for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long cultures in Turkey and at the carpet village we hear how the carpets made by hand and what determines their value. Overnight Kusadasi
This morning we will have a display of locally handcrafted leather gains before going to the great white calcium terraces, aka Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also travel the elderly city of Hierapolis. Take a dive, amongst Biblical columns, in the hot springs that used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Overnight Pamukkale
Today we ride south towards the Mediterranean shore, touring the Biblical site of Aphrodisias on the way. Overnight Fethiye
Today you can relax on a day cruise around the 12 Islands of Fethiye or feel one of Turkey's highlights on an optional day tour to Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's largest and deepest canyon. Overnight Fethiye
Relaxing morning, before a late afternoon drive to the resort town of Antalya. On the way visiting the deserted Greek village of Kayakoy Overnight Antalya
Today, we will visit the great theatre at Aspendos, which known for one of the best-preserved theatres of Asia Minor, still used today. Then we will visit Manavgat Waterfalls for a pleasant resting spot. Overnight Antalya
Early leaving for Cappadocia, stopping en-route to visit Konya and the mauseoleum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi with its accompanying museum. This afternoon we also stay to visit Sultanhani Caravansary, the largest in Anatolia. Overnight Cappadocia
Wonder at the lunar scenery with a fully guided tour of Goreme Valley, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar castle and more. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening! Overnight Cappadocia
Today we trek through the wildly beautiful Ihlara Valley and explore the many levels of an underground city. Overnight Cappadocia
Early morning departure to the nation's capital, Ankara, where we visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul
After breakfast, our tour ends, and we transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.
- This tour is available all year round.
- There is no hidden cost.
- Departs daily
- Single supplement + 550 €