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Welcome to Istanbul the only city in the world built on two different continents. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your lesiure. Overnight Istanbul.
Enjoy a tour of the Old City from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. We’ll visit the stunning Blue Mosque famed for it’s blue Iznik tiles, Hippodrome, Hagia Sofia - constructed as a Basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian and Topkapi Palace. Overnight - Istanbul
After Breakfast you will travel south along the coast to Canakkale where you will visit the Ancient City of Troy where famous Trojan war took place. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Canakkale.
Today continue south along the coast line, crossing over the legendary mountain Ida for your arrival and visit to the hill Acropolis at Pergamum. Later continue to Kusadasi. Overnight Kusadasi.
After a short drive you will visit Ephesus an ancient Greek city, and later a major Roman city. Afterwards continue to the marvelous village of Sirince where you will 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. Later return to Kusadasi for your overnight stay. Overnight Kusadasi.
Leaving Kusadasi you will drive through the meander plain and cotton farms, and arrive in Pamukkale, for some free time to enjoy the beauty of lime cascade and visit ancient Hierapolis. Afterwards continue to beach side town of Marmaris. Overnight Marmaris.
This morning you will drive to the lakeside town of Koycegiz. Here you take a boat cruise to turtle beach and smother yourselves in mud at the local mudbath. En route to Fethiye you will stop to explore the quaint Greek village of Kayakoy. Overnight Fethiye and Dinner in a local Restaurant.
Today you have the option to join our 12 island boat cruise or spend the day relaxing at the beach, or shopping in the markets of Fethiye. Overnight Fethiye.
After breakfast visit the stunningly beautiful Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's longest and deepest canyon, after tracking along the canyon you will continue to Antalya crossing the Tauros mountains. Dinner at your hotel Overnight Antalya.
An early departure for Konya today, stopping enroute stop by Aspendos ancient Theater and at the scenic Tinaztepe sink hole and cave. Upon arrival to Konya, tour the monastery of the Mervlana Whirling Dervishes. Then have an afternoon drive to Cappadocia via Seljuk - a fine example of an ancient Silk Road caravanserai. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
We take a guided tour of the region, taking in the World Heritage listed site of the Goreme Valley, Zelve and Devrent Valley. Cappadocia is an extraordinary national treasure and perhaps even the top jewel in Turkey's illustrious crown. The utter improbability of the seemingly surreal landscapes have to be seen to be believed, with the 'stuff of fables' cave dwellings and phallic ' fairy chimneys' landscape. Whole troglodyte villages, subterranean churches and fortresses hewn from the soft, eroded volcanic rock make great sightseeing. Overnight Cappadocai.
A morning departure for the town of Safranbolu. On the way stop by Ankara and visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum in Ankara. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern the Republic of Turkey. Continue your drive and check in to our Safranbolu, the world heritage town of Unesco which is considered as an open air museum. Tonight stay at an old ottoman mansion. Overnight Safranbolu.
After breakfast visit the old town of Safranbolu where you can test the fine sample of Turkish delights then continue to drive to Istanbul. Overnight – Istanbul.
Today your tour comes to an end as you you are transferred to the airport in time for you departure flight.
Called Byzantium and later Constantinople, Istanbul is the only city to span two continents. It sits on the Bosphorus, the ...