The Magic of Turkey – Tour TR105

The Magic of TurkeyThe Magic of Turkey visits all the classic sites in a circle tour of  the West, Center and North of Turkey.Visit: İstanbul, Canakkale, Troy, Pergamum, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Sirince, Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Konya, Cappadocia, Ankara, Safranbolu and back to Istanbul.

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

Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative before transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.

Day 02 Sun: Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel, a guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and Spice Market. The day ends with an overnight stay in Istanbul. (B)

Day 03 Mon: Istanbul – Canakkale

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th Regiment Memorial, cross the Dardanelles. Overnight stay in
Canakkale.(BD)

Day 04 Tue: Canakkale – Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi

After breakfast at the hotel drive to legendary to Troy; the site where the legendary Trojan War took place, crossing the legendary mountain Ida arrival to Pergamum visit Acropolis and overnight stay in Kusadasi. (BD)

Day 05 Wed: Kusadasi – Ephesus – Sirince – Kusadasi

After breakfast a short drive to visit Ephesus, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, leather. Lunch in nomadic tent in Selcuk to taste Turkish Gozleme. We continue to marvelous village of Sirince where you be able to experience one of the most beautiful
villages in Turkey. You may be able to do shopping and taste delicious wines of the village. Return to Kusadasi for overnight stay.(BLD)

Day 06 Thu: Kusadasi Hierapolis – Pamukkale

After Breakfast drive through the meander plain and cotton farms, arrive to Pamukkale, time to enjoy the beauty of lime cascade and visit ancient Hierapolis. Overnight in Pamukkale. (BD)

Day 07 Fri: Pamukkale – Koycegiz and – Fethiye

After breakfast, this morning we drive to the lakeside town of Koycegiz. Here we take a boat cruise to turtle beach and smother ourselves in mud at the local mud bath. En route to Fethiye. Overnight Fethiye and dinner. (BD)

Day 08 Sat: Fethiye – Kayakoy Greek village and Oludeniz – Fethiye

After breakfast explore the quaint Greek village of Kayakoy. Afternoon we will drive you to Oludeniz you will have opportunity to swim then drive back to your hotel. Overnight Fethiye.(B)

Day 09 Sun: Fethiye – Saklikent Gorge – Antalya

After breakfast. Today we visit the stunningly beautiful Saklikent Gorge, Turkey’s longest and deepest canyon, after tracking along the canyon we will continue to Antalya crossing the Tauros mountains, upon arrival visit Duden Waterfall. Dinner at your hotel
Overnight Antalya.(BD)

Day 10 Mon: Antalya (Aspendos) – Konya – Cappadocia

After breakfast. Early departure for Konya, enroute stop by Aspendos ancient Theater. Upon arrival to Konya, we tour the monastery of the Mevlana Whirling Dervishes. Then
have an afternoon drive to Cappadocia via Seljukian Caravanserai – a fine example of an ancient Silk Road. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia (BD)

Day 11 Tue: Cappadocia

Early in the morning an optional balloon tour is available. After breakfast 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 rest. to taste famous pottery Kebap. An optional and fun Turkish folklore evening with dinner is available
tonight. Overnight in Cappadocia. (BL)

Day 12 Wed: Cappadocia – Ankara – Safranbolu

Morning departure for Safranbolu. On the way stop by Ankara and visit Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum in Ankara. This is the burial place of the national hero who
founded modern Republic of Turkey. We continue our drive and check in to our Safranbolu, the world heritage town of Unesco which is considered as an open air museum. Tonight we stay at an old Ottoman mansion.(BD)

Day 13: Thu Safranbolu – Istanbul

After breakfast visit the old town of Safranbolu where you can test the fine sample of Turkish delights then continue to drive to Istanbul afternoon visit Grand Bazaar Overnight Istanbul.(B)

Day 14: Fri Istanbul

Breakfast. Transfer to airport. (B)

Price in USD Per Person:

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The Magic of Turkey – Includes:
  • Arrival transfer (Sabiha Gokcen Airport subject to surcharge)
  • Departure transfer 09:00 and 13:00 shuttles (only new airport)
  • Hotel Accommodation proposed as in the above 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
The Magic of Turkey – Excludes:
  • Personal expenses
  • Customary gratitude to your guide and driver
Hotels The Magic of Turkey
  • Istanbul: Point Hotel Taksim
  • Canakkale: Kolin
  • Kusadasi: Charisma Deluxe
  • Pamukkale: Doga Thermal
  • Fethiye: Atapark
  • Antalya: B.W. Khan
  • Cappadocia: Tafoni Cave
  • Safranbolu: Imren Lokum Konagi
  • Istanbul Return: Kent (Old City)
  • Similar hotels will be used if these are booked out

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