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Welcome to Turkey upon arrival you will be picked up from your cruise and transferred straight to Gallipoli where you will enjoy lunch and an afternoon tour of the area. Overnight Canakkale
Early this morning we continue to Troy. If you’ve seen the movie - ‘Troy’ based on poet Homer’s ‘The Iliad’ you’ll be familiar with Paris, his prized Helen and Hector on the Trojan side and Agamemnon and Achilles on the Aechaean (Greek) side. The legend of the lost city of Troy and Homer’s poetry was brought alive by it’s rediscovery in 1863. Subsequent excavations revealed 9 ancient cities, one on top of the other, dating back to 3000BC! We enjoy a tour of the ruins and see a replica of the Trojan wooden horse that helped sack Troy. The tour of Troy finishes in late morning and the rest of the day is spent at leisure in Cannakale until you are transferred back to Istanbul. Overnight - Istanbul
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Kayseri. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Cappadocia. Cappadocia is an extraordinary national treasure and is perhaps even the jewel in Turkey’s illustrious crown. After checking in to your hotel you will be taken on a short guided tour. You will be able to take in the World Heritage listed sites of the Goreme Valley, Zelve and Devrent Valley. Overnight Cappadocia @ Tafoni Cave
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing today. 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 Cappadocia @ Tafoni Cave
Enjoy a deserved sleep in as you spend today at your lesiure. Overnight Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia @ Tafoni Cave
Today say good bye to Cappadocia and travel to Kahta located at the foot of Nemrut Dağı. You will drive vai the scenic Taurus Mountains and Kahramanmaras. Upon arrival you will join a tour of the local area. Overnight Kahta @ Zeus Hotel
Sunrise at Mt. Nemrut. Visits to Arsemia, the Bridge of Septimus Severus and the Karakus tumulus. Drive to Sanliurfa via Ataturk Dam, Abraham's Cave and the Pools of Holy Carp and Harran village to see Mud-Brick "beehive" houses. Overnight Sanliurfa @ Manici Hotel
Leaving Sanli Urfa and returning to Cappadocia, en route visit Birecik to see the bald-ibis (Kelaynak) birds. Afterwards continue back to Cappadocia for your last night in this reason. Overnight Cappadocia @ Tafoni Cave.
Say good bye to the "fairy chimneys" at Cappadocia and the end of your Turkey adventure as you are transferred back to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul. You will be transferred to you hotel upon arrival our arrangements with you will end.
Perhaps the jewel in Turkey’s crown, Cappadocia consists of whole troglodyte villages, subterranean churches and fortresses, all hewn from the ...