Turkey Cappadocia, 9 days-2000 kms, motorcycle guided tour with Training Option!

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Orka Royal Hotel to Orka Royal Hotel

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• Road: 95% Asphalt • Bikes: Bikes will be rent from "BMW Motorrad Turkey". Premium rental bikes with side cases option (BMW F700GS and BMW R1200GS 2017 Model or newer) • Total Distance: 2,000 kilometers  • Daily rides: 350 kilometers average • Meals: breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and soft drinks • Starts and ends in Istanbul • Witness the history and amazing underground settlements of ancient Christians in Cappadocia. • Beautiful and pleasant drive along the mountains, plains, lakes incredible pastoral views including desert like Salt Lake tour. • 2 nights in Thermal hotels Afyon & Pamukkale with SPA & Turkish Bath options • Visit Hierapolis Antic Greek City and Calcite Hot Springs so called Cotton Palace • Enter the mystic aura of Konya, the city of Dervishes • 8-nights lodging in comfortable hotels
Day 1, Istanbul 24.06.2019 Arrival day to Istanbul. You will be transferred from Airport to your Hotel in the Old City. You will have free time untill 19:00 the time that your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby to go out to our welcome dinner!  Day 2, Istanbul - Afyon 25.06.2019  - 430 kms You will be transferred to "BMW Motorrad Turkey" to get your rent bikes. Roadcraft training "Introduction to Riding System" will be done on the way of Afyon, to the ones who request training.  Day 3,  Afyon - Pamukkale 26.06.2019 - 230 Kms We will ride to Hierapolis Pamukkale. 2nd day of Training, practice Roadcraft and test ride in the afternoon. Test Results and Certificates will be given in the end of the day at the Hotel. Day 4, Pamukkale - Konya 27.06.2019 - 450 Km First stop, Lake Salda AKA Maldivs of Turkey with crystal clear water! We will swim in the fresh water of Salda Lake. After Salda lake we will ride to Burdur Insuyu undergound cave. After Lunch, we will ride to Konya, mystic city of Dervishes. Day 5, Konya - Cappadocia 28.06.2019 - 300 Km First stop will be Ihlara Valley which is an Ancient Christian settlement with many chapelles digged inside caves! In te evening, we will go to famous sightseeing place near Ürgüp so called "Hill of Lovers" to see sun set. Don't forget to go to Hot Air Balloon tour for the next morning. Day 6,  Cappadocia 29.06.2019 Freeday in Cappadocia. We will visit incredible natural and historic places such as ancient underground city "Derin Kuyu". Next stops will be Uçhisar Castle, wine houses, art and souvenir shops, Zelve open air museum. We will have our dinner in a restaurant which is digged inside a real Cave!  Day 7, Cappadocia - Eskişehir 30.06.2019 - 476 Km On the way of Eskişehir, we will pass through Salt Lake and will stop to walk on the white salt ground with bare feet. Right after, we will ride through Haymana Plain and will reach to Eskişehir wehere there are many options to do. Gondol tour in the river Porsuk, walk around in Old City where you can try authentic food, desserts and taste Turkish Coffee with Turkish Delight! Day 8, Eskişehir - İstanbul 01.07.2019 300 Km We will start riding to Istanbul passing through Bursa and will arrive to Lake İznik. We will have our Lunch in Iznik.  We will pass the Izmit Bay via ferry. After we leave our bikes, group will be transferred to the Hotel and we will go out for a Farewell dinner. Day 9,  İstanbul  02.07.2019 The day to experience Istanbul untill your flight time which we suppose that you arranged your tickets on the late evening hours. We will go to Old City and visit historical atrractions. You will be transferred from Hotel to airport and will hope to see you again in another tour of us!

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Gasoline for Motorcycles
  • Service of Rider Guide.
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Rental Motorcycles are subject to extra prices depending on participant's choice. 720 Euros for BMW F700GS for 7 days rental, 810 Euros for BMW R1200GS for 7 days rental and will be payed prior of renting.
  • Credit Card mail order will be requested for 1.500 Euros as a deposit to cover potential damages for each rental motorcycles by the Rental Company "BMW Motorrad Turkey"
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase) will be forbidden during the riding hours due to safety of the group.
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)