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Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 145

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Day 1: Istanbul

Welcome to Turkey! We will be there to meet you upon your arrival into Istanbul. Our representative will transfer you to your hotel, and you have the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2: Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel, you have a full day guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Underground Cistern, the famous Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar.

Day 3: Istanbul

After breakfast we begin our day by visiting the Spice Bazaar and then enjoy a Bosphorus Cruise. The boat journey covers both European and Asian shores will let you see the marvelous monuments and districts. After the cruise we will visit Miniaturk and Galata Tower before transferring back to our hotel.

Istanbul view

Day 4: Istanbul - Canakkale

After breakfast at the hotel we depart Istanbul and drive to Gallipoli. Here we visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Chunuk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th regiment memorial and the the war museum. We then cross the dardanelles to our hotel for the night.

Day 5: Canakkale - Kusadasi

After breakfast at the hotel we drive to the legendary Troy. This is the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Then crossing the legendary mountain Ida we arrive at Pergamum. Here we visit the Acropolis before checking in to our hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 6: Kusadasi

Today a short drive takes us to visit Ephesus. We continue to the village of Sirince where you be able to experience one of the most beautiful villages in Turkey. Return to Kusadasi for overnight stay.

Day 7: Kusadasi - Marmaris

After breakfast we drive through the meander plain and cotton farms, arrive to Pamukkale. Here you have time to enjoy the beauty of the lime cascades and visit ancient Hierapolis. We continue to Marmaris for overnight.

Day 8: Marmaris - Fethiye

Afer breakfast 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 mudbath. En route to Fethiye we'll stop to explore the quaint Greek village of Kayakoy. Overnight Fethiye and Dinner in a local Restaurant.

Day 9: Fethiye - Olympos

Today we drive to Olmypos and stay in the tree houses. Today we will able to cook our lunch at Chimera flames.

Day 10: Olympos - Antalya

After breakfast we visit the stunningly beautiful Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's longest and deepest canyon, after tracking along the canyon we will continue to Antalya, after crossing the Tauros mountains.

Day 11: Antalya

Morning visit to Kursunlu Waterfalls and later on we will drive to the beach where you will have remainder of the day at leisure enjoying the Mediterranean Sea.

Day 12: Antalya - Cappadocia

This morning we have an early departure for Konya, stopping enroute at the Aspendos ancient Theater and at the scenic Tinaztepe sink hole and cave. Upon arrival to Konya, we 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.

Day 13: Cappadocia

After breakfast we have a full day excursion in Cappadocia. This includes visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and natural fortress in Uchisar.

Day 14: Cappadocia

Today you will visit Ihlara Canyon, a "mirage" in the Steps of Anatolia up to Belisirma village, the ancient Peristrema:"Valley of the Sky" along the Melendiz River. There will be plenty of stops today. In the afternoon we will take you to a beautiful horse riding school where you will experience the incredible and unusual beauty of Turkey's Cappadocia region from the back of a horse.

Day 15: Cappadocia - Istanbul

Morning departure for Ankara, we will visit Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. The exhibits are displayed chronologically beginning with a collection of stone utensils for daily use dating from the Paleolithic period and semi‐precious jewels from the 6th millennium. Continue to Istanbul for overnight.

Shopping in the Grand Bazaar

Day 16: Istanbul

Today you will be visiting a school in Istanbul. Transportation will be included. After a short drive you will be taken to an exclusive night club where you will taste the joy of the famous Turkish Cuisine. During dinner, spectacular oriental show will be performed by well known belly dancers, folk groups from various regions of Anatolia and Turkish singers.

Posing for a photo at the Blue mosque

Day 17: Istanbul

Breakfast. Transfer to airport for your flight home.

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