Private Turkey Expedition Tour Overview
The 12 Day Turkey Tour begins in Istanbul, where we will see the most major sites of Constantinople’s earlier glory. We will get about the battles attacked in Turkey by hitting Gallipoli, Dardanelles and Canakkale. Explore Troy, and the remains left over from the Trojan, War. Walk through the Biblical city of Ephesus; we will see the white limestone waterfalls of Pamukkale.. We will go to Cappadocia, the land of Fairy Chimneys, and the nation’s capital, Ankara, before returning to Istanbul where the tour ends.
- Inbound Airport Transfer - Istanbul - Atatürk Airport (IST) OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
- Professional tour guide for the duration of the tour
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
- Domestic flight between Cappadocia and Istanbul and transfers
- Domestic flight between Antalya and Cappadocia (via Istanbul) and transfers
- Tips except driver and guide
- Entrance fees
- 11 nights - accommodation, 11 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
What is not Included
- Suggested optional activities
- Tips – driver and guide
We will welcome you at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Free day, overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast, you will be picked up by your guide from the hotel to departure for full day old city tour. We will visit…… Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, The Hippodrome, Obelisk of Theodosius from Egypt, Serpentine Column from the Temple of Delphi, German Fountain, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace, after the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
One of the most emotionally tender places in Turkey. Today we tour the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli. Covering Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, real trenches and tunnels.Overnight Canakkale
This morning, step back in time as we tour Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the beautiful acropolis of Pergamum. Its important temples and library made Pergamum 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 the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical ambience of the Biblical city and theatre before continuing to the earlier Greek village of Sirince, renowned for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long cultures in Turkey and at the carpet village, we get how carpets are made by hand and what decides their value. Overnight Kusadasi
We tour the beautiful white calcium formations of Pamukkale, followed by the Biblical city of Hierapolis. Take a dip in the hot springs that used in Roman terms for their healing powers before going to resort town of Kusadasi. Overnight Kusadasi
After breakfast, you leave from Pamukkale for the road trip to Antalya and spend this afternoon at leisure. Overnight Antalya
Visit Perge a famous antique site. After Perge drive to Aspendos that has the best preserved 2nd Century Amphitheatre. Later we visit Kursunlu Waterfalls. Overnight Antalya
Today you will meet and transfer to the airport for your flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir via Istanbul. On arrival, you will be meet and transfer to Cappadocia. Cappadocia is an amazing national treasure and is perhaps even the jewel in Turkey's famous crown. Overnight Cappadocia
Today our first stop is Esentepe, after a visit to Uchisar Castle. We then trek into Rose Valley to Cavusin, where we stop for lunch and learn the hand-made pottery. Afterwards, we visit the Pasabag Fairy Chimneys, after Devrent Valley and Urgup Winery to enjoy the delicate vines of Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia
This morning, we go to Pigeon Valley and then Red Valley. After touring the village of Cavusin, Cave churches and source to Kaymakli Underground City, the biggest in the region. Overnight Cappadocia
After breakfast, our tour ends, and we will be transferring you to the airport for your flight to Istanbul when the tour finishes.
- Can be customized according to your wishes
- This tour is available all year round.
- There is no hidden cost.
- Departs daily
- Single supplement + 2,300.00 €