11-Day Sites Turkey Tour from Istanbul including 4-Day Cruise

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours, Traveler pickup is offered to Returns to original departure point

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This 11-day Turkey tour covers all the popular attractions in Turkey such as Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Fethiye on a 4-day cruise, Kas, Kalkan, Simena, Myra (Demre), Antalya, Cappadocia. Not only on the ground, but also you will be on the sea discovering the secrets of Turkey's Mediterranean coasts.
ItineraryDay 1: Istanbul to Gallipoli and Gallipoli day tripStop At: Gallipoli Battlefield, Eceabat, Canakkale Province, Turkish Aegean CoastVisit Brighton Beach, Ari Burnu and ANZAC Cove graveyards and Lonepine Australian memorial and cemetery, real used tunnels and trenches at the Johnstons Jolly, the Nek Cemetery, Ataturk statue in Chunuk Bair and the New Zealand memorial and cemetery.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: overnight at Anzak hotel or smillar in CanakkaleDay 2: Troy- Pergamon tour and transfer to hotel in KusadasiStop At: Troy (Truva), Canakkale, Canakkale Province, Turkish Aegean CoastVisit the legendary city of Troy, the fortification walls, and the Temple of Athena. At the end of the Troy tour, drive to Pergamon. Visit the Asclepion and Health Center, Acropolis, and the Red Basilica. The theater, a remarkable piece of engineering built into the steep hillside.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: overnight at Ilayda Avantgarde hotel in Kusadasi or smillar.Day 3: Ephesus ancient city, House of Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis day tourStop At: Ephesus Museum, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean CoastEphesus tour... See the Temple of Artemis, one of the biggest amphitheaters, the Celsius Library, and many fabulous ruins left from the ancient city and the House of the Virgin Mary.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: overnight at Ilayda Avantgarde hotel or smillar.Day 4: Pamukkale and Hierapolis day tour and transfer to FethiyeStop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, PamukkalePamukkale - Hierapolis - Fethiye See the Old Gates, cemetery and theater of Hierapolis, and take a swim in the famous Cleopatra Pool. Transfer to Fethiye.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: overnight at Atapark hotel in Fethiye or smillarDay 5: 4 day Blue cruise to OlymposStop At: Blue Lagoon (Oludeniz Beach), Oludeniz, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean CoastTransfer to the Blue Cruise and check in. Depart from Fethiye to Samanlik Bay then to the fantastic Butterfly Valley for a swim. Sail to Oludeniz for optional paragliding. Last stop of the day is St. Nicholas Island, visiting Byzantine ruins and more swimming.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight on the Gulet boatDay 6: Cruise to Firnaz Bay, Kalkan Kekova and KasStop At: Kekova Sound, Kas, Turkish Mediterranean CoastFirnaz Bay - Kalkan - Kekova - KasArrive to the best bay near Kalkan. Take a swim break then sail to Kas. In a bay near Kekova, stop for a swim and sea kayaking.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight on the Gullet boatDay 7: Kekova -Sunken city- Simena VillageStop At: Castle of Simena, Demre (Kale), Turkish Mediterranean CoastKekova Sunken City – Simena Village – Gokkaya BayDepart to the Sunken City of Kekova. Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access. In Gokkaya Bay, optional water sports are available. Optional party at the night away in Smugglers Inn.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight on the Gullet boat.Day 8: Pirates Cave- End of Cruise and transfer to Antalya hotelStop At: Lymira, Finike, Turkish Mediterranean CoastPirates Cave end of Cruise and bus transfer to AntalyaSail to Pirates Cave before sailing to Andriace Harbour. Bus transfer to Myra, and Demre for the St. Nicholas Church. The Blue Cruise program ends here. Check out from the boat and transfer to the bus station to Antalya.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: overnight at the Boutique hotel in Antalya Kaleici area.Day 9: Antalya Cappdocia by plane and transfer to Cave hotel in Göreme townStop At: Antalya Airport Taxi, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean CoastPick up from hotel and transfer to airport according the flight time and 1 Hour flight to Kayseri, Upon arrival to Kayseri we will meet you at the exit of the airport with your name and transfer to hotel in Göreme town. Free time and overnight in Göreme town.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Cave boutique hotel in Goreme townDay 10: South Cappadocia Day tour (Green tour)Stop At: Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu, CappadociaSouth Cappadocia day tour (Green tour)A full-day South (Green) Cappadocia tour. You will see Pidgeon Valley, the Underground City of Derinkuyu and the Ihlara Valley, Selime Monastery.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at the cave boutique hotel in Goreme town.Day 11: North Cappadocia day tour and Flight back to Istanbul Stop At: Goreme Acikhava Muzesi, Goreme, CappadociaFull-day North (Red) Cappadocia tour. You will see Uchisar Castle, Goreme Open Air Museum, Devrent Valley, the old towns of Urgup and Avanos. Transfer to airport to catch a 1-hour flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival to Istanbul we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer back to hotel.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 10x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 10x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 10 nights
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Meals as per itinerary (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
  • Professional local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Entry/Admission - Gallipoli Battlefield
  • Entry/Admission - Troy (Truva)
  • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
  • Entry/Admission - Antalya Airport Taxi
  • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Acikhava Muzesi

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Lagoon (Oludeniz Beach)
  • Entry/Admission - Kekova Sound
  • Entry/Admission - Castle of Simena
  • Entry/Admission - Lymira

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Led by a local guide
  • Multi-Day Trip

Itinerary

Day 10: South Cappadocia Day tour (Green tour) Stop At: Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu, Cappadocia South Cappadocia day tour (Green tour) A full-day South (Green) Cappadocia tour. You will see Pidgeon Valley, the Underground City of Derinkuyu and the Ihlara Valley, Selime Monastery. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: Overnight at the cave boutique hotel in Goreme town.
Day 11: North Cappadocia day tour and Flight back to Istanbul Stop At: Goreme Acikhava Muzesi, Goreme, Cappadocia Full-day North (Red) Cappadocia tour. You will see Uchisar Castle, Goreme Open Air Museum, Devrent Valley, the old towns of Urgup and Avanos. Transfer to airport to catch a 1-hour flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival to Istanbul we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer back to hotel. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch No accommodation included on this day.
Day 1: Istanbul to Gallipoli and Gallipoli day trip Stop At: Gallipoli Battlefield, Eceabat, Canakkale Province, Turkish Aegean Coast Visit Brighton Beach, Ari Burnu and ANZAC Cove graveyards and Lonepine Australian memorial and cemetery, real used tunnels and trenches at the Johnstons Jolly, the Nek Cemetery, Ataturk statue in Chunuk Bair and the New Zealand memorial and cemetery. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: overnight at Anzak hotel or smillar in Canakkale
Day 2: Troy- Pergamon tour and transfer to hotel in Kusadasi Stop At: Troy (Truva), Canakkale, Canakkale Province, Turkish Aegean Coast Visit the legendary city of Troy, the fortification walls, and the Temple of Athena. At the end of the Troy tour, drive to Pergamon. Visit the Asclepion and Health Center, Acropolis, and the Red Basilica. The theater, a remarkable piece of engineering built into the steep hillside. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: overnight at Ilayda Avantgarde hotel in Kusadasi or smillar.
Day 3: Ephesus ancient city, House of Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis day tour Stop At: Ephesus Museum, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast Ephesus tour... See the Temple of Artemis, one of the biggest amphitheaters, the Celsius Library, and many fabulous ruins left from the ancient city and the House of the Virgin Mary. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: overnight at Ilayda Avantgarde hotel or smillar.
Day 4: Pamukkale and Hierapolis day tour and transfer to Fethiye Stop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Pamukkale - Hierapolis - Fethiye See the Old Gates, cemetery and theater of Hierapolis, and take a swim in the famous Cleopatra Pool. Transfer to Fethiye. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: overnight at Atapark hotel in Fethiye or smillar
Day 5: 4 day Blue cruise to Olympos Stop At: Blue Lagoon (Oludeniz Beach), Oludeniz, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast Transfer to the Blue Cruise and check in. Depart from Fethiye to Samanlik Bay then to the fantastic Butterfly Valley for a swim. Sail to Oludeniz for optional paragliding. Last stop of the day is St. Nicholas Island, visiting Byzantine ruins and more swimming. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: overnight on the Gulet boat
Day 6: Cruise to Firnaz Bay, Kalkan Kekova and Kas Stop At: Kekova Sound, Kas, Turkish Mediterranean Coast Firnaz Bay - Kalkan - Kekova - Kas Arrive to the best bay near Kalkan. Take a swim break then sail to Kas. In a bay near Kekova, stop for a swim and sea kayaking. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: overnight on the Gullet boat
Day 7: Kekova -Sunken city- Simena Village Stop At: Castle of Simena, Demre (Kale), Turkish Mediterranean Coast Kekova Sunken City – Simena Village – Gokkaya Bay Depart to the Sunken City of Kekova. Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access. In Gokkaya Bay, optional water sports are available. Optional party at the night away in Smugglers Inn. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: overnight on the Gullet boat.
Day 8: Pirates Cave- End of Cruise and transfer to Antalya hotel Stop At: Lymira, Finike, Turkish Mediterranean Coast Pirates Cave end of Cruise and bus transfer to Antalya Sail to Pirates Cave before sailing to Andriace Harbour. Bus transfer to Myra, and Demre for the St. Nicholas Church. The Blue Cruise program ends here. Check out from the boat and transfer to the bus station to Antalya. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: overnight at the Boutique hotel in Antalya Kaleici area.
Day 9: Antalya Cappdocia by plane and transfer to Cave hotel in Göreme town Stop At: Antalya Airport Taxi, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean Coast Pick up from hotel and transfer to airport according the flight time and 1 Hour flight to Kayseri, Upon arrival to Kayseri we will meet you at the exit of the airport with your name and transfer to hotel in Göreme town. Free time and overnight in Göreme town. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Cave boutique hotel in Goreme town
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