Selcuk Holidays

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Istanbul view

Day 1: Istanbul

Today we will collect two of you from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Today we will collect two of you from the port where your cruise disembarks and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 2: Istanbul

Free day to relax.

Day 3: Istanbul

Today we embark on a classic guided tour of the city's highlights. Our first stop is Sultanahmet, the compact old city filled with parks, gardens and stunning sights. Key highlights covered are the The Blue Mosque, The Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Market.

Day 4: Istanbul - Cappadocia

Today a transfer to the airport for your flight to Kayseri. On Arrival we will transfer you to your cave hotel in Cappadocia.

Day 5: Cappadocia

Full day touring with our expert guide to see valleys such as Avcilar and pigeons, Pasabagi Valleys, the remnants of some older churches, rock formations and Kaymakli Underground City, the places early Christians hid from persecutors.

Day 6: Cappadocia

After returning breakfast today our tour starts with walking in Ihlara Canyon where rock-cut churches, spread across a wild plantation. There will be plenty of stops today. Lunch in a local restaurant by the river overlooking the beautiful land. Stop by Selime, a village with cave houses. Return to your hotel in the evening.

Day 7: Cappadocia - Konya

After breakfast depart for Konya arrival and we visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana also known as the Green Mausoleum or Green Dome, is the original lodge of the Mevlevi Whirling Dervishes, a mystical Sufi Muslim group. It contains the tomb and shrine of the Mevlana, or Rumi, which remains an important place of pilgrimage. We continue to our hotel for overnight stay.

Day 8: Konya - Antalya

Today we drive onto Antalya. Before arriving in the city we will visit the naturally beautiful Tinaztepe sink hole and cave. Arrival and check in.

Day 9: Antalya - Fethiye

Today we visit the stunningly beautiful Saklikent Gorge, Turkey’s longest and deepest canyon, where you’ll have the chance to go tubing down the icy mountain stream, take a walk through nature, or just relax and watch the world go by from the fig tree-shaded wooden platforms that overlook the river. Weaving our way through the Touros Mountains we arrive to Fethiye.

Day 10: Fethiye - Pamukkale

Today we drive to and visit to travertine's of Pamukkale.

Day 11: Pamukkale - Selcuk

Today a visit to the greco-roman city of Hierapolis and Aphrodisias. Continue to Sirince and arrive in the evening.

Day 12: Selcuk

Enjoy a tour of temple of Artemis and ancient city of Ephesus where you will explore some of the best preserved theatres, fountains and buildings in the world which is a definite must while in Turkey. We return to our hotel for overnight stay.

Day 13: Selcuk

Free day to go for a walk and explore the surrounding region.

Day 14: Selcuk - Canakkale

Early departure for Bergama to visit the Acropol with its well preserved remains before continuing to Troy which is the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Drive to Canakkale for your overnight stay.

Day 15: Canakkale - Istanbul

After breakfast we cross the Dardanelles then continue to Gallipoli to visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine and the 57th regiment memorial as well as the war museum. Continue by road for arrival into Istanbul for your last night in Turkey.

Day 16: Istanbul

We bid you farewell with a transfer to the airport in time for your flight home

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