General

Turkey Explorer Tour 7 Days

Every Sunday Guarantee Departures from Istanbul


Day 1 Ankara, Cappadocia

Pick up between 6:15 am – 6:45 am from your hotel in the old city of Istanbul, Taksim and depart from Istanbul for the nation’s capital, Ankara, to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.

Overnight Cappadocia Boutique Cave MDC Hotel (D)


Day 2 Goreme, Underground City

Today we tour the Goreme open-air museum, Pasabag and Uchisar castle and Kaymakli underground city. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand what determines their value. Tonight, don’t miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers… a night you won’t forget!

Overnight Cappadocia Boutique Cave MDC Hotel (B, D)


Day 3 Konya, Pamukkale

Leaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum.

Overnight Pamukkale 5 star Colossae Thermal Hotel (B, D)


Day 4 Pamukkale, Aphrodisias

Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, home of the famous Temple of Aphrodite.

Overnight Kuşadası Boutique Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (B, D)


Day 5 Ephesus

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving to Kusadasi.

Overnight Kuşadası Boutique Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (B)


Day 6 Pergamum, Troy, Canakkale

After breakfast, we will drive along the Aegean coast to the ancient city of Pergamum. We visit the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamum, its impressive temples and library that made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. We then continue north to tour the legendary city of Troy.

Overnight Çanakkale 4 star Büyük Truva Hotel (B, D)


Day 7 Gallipoli Battlefields

After breakfast, we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, Anzac Cove, Johnston’s Jolly before driving to back to Istanbul. Our tour concludes with the arrival to Istanbul at approximately 7 pm. (B)


(B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)


Price : 1.135 USD 935 USD Per Person / 350 USD Single Supl.

(For a short time !!..)


INCLUSIONS
Tour includes :-
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
  • Entrance fees
  • 6 nights - accommodation.
  • 6 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners

Tour Excludes

  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver and guide
  • Turkish Visa

Available departures

This tour is available every SUNDAY from Istanbul

This tour is repeated every week on a Sunday.

Tour review scores and score breakdown

10 / 10

Based on 5 reviews

Guest reviews are written by our customers after their tour of Turkey Explorer 7 Days.

Overall
8   
Transport
8   
Meals
9   
Guide
9   
Value for money
9   
Program accuracy
9   

Guest reviews

  • William T. Stallworth
    2016-09-21

    This company is FANTASTIC! I highly recommend using them.

    Magnificent

  • Russell J. Greer
    2016-09-21

    This trip could never have been done without the efficient planning and responses of the travel agent.

    Splendid

  • Stephen C. Florez
    2016-09-21

    The trip was a highlight reel.

    Splendid

  • Lynn G. Gregory
    2016-09-21

    In a word, both the trip and and our travel agent were superb.

    Superb


  • 2016-09-21

    5 Stars are not enough to describe the excellent trip that this Italy travel agent planned for my husband and me!

    Stunning