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)
1.135 USD 935 USD Per Person / 350 USD Single Supl.
(For a short time !!..)
- 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
- Suggested optional activities
- Tips - driver and guide
- Turkish Visa
Tour review scores and score breakdown
Based on 5 reviews
Guest reviews are written by our customers after their tour of Turkey Explorer 7 Days.
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William T. Stallworth
This company is FANTASTIC! I highly recommend using them.
Russell J. Greer
This trip could never have been done without the efficient planning and responses of the travel agent.
Stephen C. Florez
The trip was a highlight reel.
Lynn G. Gregory
In a word, both the trip and and our travel agent were superb.
5 Stars are not enough to describe the excellent trip that this Italy travel agent planned for my husband and me!