Classic Turkey Circle – Tour TR102

The Classic Turkey Circle Tour explores ancient and modern history, unique rock formations, ancient underground cities and frozen waterfalls. Visit some of Turkey’s most exotic places.Unique rock formations, ancient Classic Turkey Circle Tourunderground cities and frozen waterfalls. Visit some of Turkey’s most exotic and historic places. Guaranteed departures with minimum 2 passengers. 

Visit: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Izmir, Troy, Canakkale, Gallipoli

10 Day Classic Turkey Circle Tour Highlights
  • Istanbul: Topkapi Palace, St Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar
  • Ankara: Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum
  • Cappadocia: Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme, Uchisar
  • Konya: Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai, Mausoleum of Mevlana
  • Pamukkale: Hierapolis, Selcuk to visit Temple of Artemis
  • Izmir: Library of Ephesus
  • Troy: Asklepion ancient hospital, City of Troy
  • Gallipoli: Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine, the 57th regiment memorial and the war museum
Day 01 Fri: Istanbul

Independent arrival in Istanbul. Our representative will meet you at arrival level and you will be transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.

Day 02 Sat: Istanbul

Today we will embark on a city tour of Istanbul after breakfast at the hotel. We’ll see during the guided tour the Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar.  The day ends with an overnight stay in Istanbul.(B)

Day 03 Sun: Istanbul – Ankara – Cappadocia

After breakfast, we depart for Ankara where we will visit Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. We then depart for Cappadocia . After a picturesque trip along the Salt Lake , we will arrive in Cappadocia for an overnight stay. (BD)

Day 04 Mon : Cappadocia

Early in the morning an optional Balloon tour is available. Then, full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and natural fortress in Uchisar. Lunch in a cave restaurant to taste the local specialty , the pottery Kebab.

Here, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets,Turkish tiles, onyx and potteries. Overnight stay in Cappadocia. (BL). Optional night tour with a Turkish show and dinner is available.

Day 05 Tue: Cappadocia – Konya – Pamukkale

Early departure for Pamukkale. On the way, visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai before arrival in Konya. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, we continue our drive to Pamukkale for an overnight stay. (BD)

Day 06 Wed: Pamukkale – Izmir

After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with the magnificent Necropolis, graveyard and the lime cascade. Thereafter, we continue our drive to Selcuk to visit Temple of Artemis. This is known as ‘one of the seven wonders of the ancient world . After this we then continue to Izmir for overnight stay. (BD)

Day 07 Thu:  Izmir – Ephesus Sirince – Izmir

Morning drive to Ancient city of Ephesus where we will visit its magnificent library, theater and temples. Lunch in nomadic tent in Selcuk to taste Turkish Gozleme. Continue to marvelous village of Sirince where you be able to experience on of the most beautiful villages in Turkey. You may be able to do shopping and taste delicious wines of the village. Return to Izmir for overnight. (BLD) 

Day 08 Fri: Izmir – Pamukkale – Canakkale

Early departure for Bergama to visit the Asklepion with its well preserved remains before continuing to Troy; the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Drive to
Canakkale for an overnight stay. (BD)

Day 09 Sat: Canakkale – Gallipoli – Istanbul

After breakfast, we will cross the Dardanelles then continue to Gallipoli to visit Anzac Cove. We also visit Nek , Conk Bair, Lone Pine, the 57th regiment memorial and the war museum. Our final arrival is at Istanbul for an overnight stay. (B)

Day 10 Sun: Return

After breakfast transfer to Ataturk airport. (B)


Price Per Person in USD:

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Classic Turkey Circle Tour – Includes:

  • Arrival transfers (Sabiha Gokcen airport has a surcharge)
  • Departure transfer 9am and 1pm shuttles (to new airport)
  • Hotel Accommodation as per list
  • Meals are as indicated in the itineraries with code letters: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner
  • Professional Tour Guides throughout Turkey Programs
  • Luggage handling in the hotels
  • Local Taxes
  • Museum Entrance fees
Classic Turkey Circle Tour – Excludes:
  • Personal expenses
  • Customary gratitude to your guide and driver
  • Tour operates with minimum 2 passengers
Hotels: (4-5*)
  • Istanbul: Kent (Old City)
  • Cappadocia: Dinler Urgup
  • Pamukkale: Adem Pira
  • Izmir: Kaya Thermal
  • Canakkale: Kolin
  • Istanbul Return: Kent (Old City)
Hotels: (with Cave Upgrade in Cappadocia) 
  • Istanbul: Kent (Old City)
  • Cappadocia: Alfina Cave / Yusuf Yigitoglu Konagi
  • Pamukkale: Doga Thermal
  • Izmir: Kaya Thermal
  • Canakkale: Kolin
  • Istanbul Return: Kent (Old City)
  • If hotels are booked out, similar accommodation will be used

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