14 Days Western Anatolia


14 Days Western Anatolia

Tour Highlights: 

– Istanbul

– Cappadocia

– Ephesus City

– Pamukkale & Hierapolis City

– Troy

Private licensed tour guide
Private vip van
Fuel and parking fees for van
Museum Tickets
Airport Transfers
Tour Description
Tour Price
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Tips for this tour

DAY 1: Arrival day

Private airport transfer to your hotel. Later have an orientation walking tour in your hotel neıghbourhood. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Istanbul .

DAY 2: Meet at the lobby of your hotel for a private sightseeing tour. We will discover some of the main attractions of old Istanbul on foot.  We will visit Topkapi Palace which was the first official residance of Ottoman sultans in 15th century. Today it is a museum housing original costumes, jewels, armoury in its magnificient courtyards.

After lunch break we will visit famous Blue mosque and Underground Cistern.

And then we stroll along the streets of Grand Bazaar which is the oldest and biggest covered bazaar in the world. Overnight in Istanbul .

DAY 3: We will start our day with visiting Hagia Sophia, a masterpiece from Byzantine era of 6th century. Then we will visit Dolmabahce Palace by the Bosphorus shore. After lunch break we will have a chance to smell and taste of local delicies in Spice bazaar.

DAY 4: Istanbul offers a lot to see. We will visit a beautiful Byzantine church monastery called Chora in the morning then see Suleymaniye mosque from 16th century.Then we proceed to Taksim square to get the sense of modern Istanbul.We can walk down through Istiklal street which is the heart of the Art Nouveau Istanbul. After lunch break we will have a Bosphorus cruise to see beauties of Istanbul from boat. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 5: Transfer to the airport for our flight to Cappadocia . Upon our arrival we will start to discover  the wonders of this incredible region which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy beautiful panoramas in Goreme town, pasabag valley. After lunch Visit Goreme open air museum, a group of ancient churches carved from the rock. Most of these chapels have colorful frescoes inside, which date from the tenth to the 13th century. Overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 6: Optional early morning balon ride is available to enjoy the sunrise above this magical land. After breakfast we will visit Kaymakli Underground city, Uchisar town and fortress and Avanos which is known as the town of pottery by the Red River.

DAY 7: Today is a big day of driving through ancient Silk Road to Mediterrenean coast. We will depart from our hotel after breakfast for Konya. En route we might stop for visiting a caravenserai which was a overnigt place for merchants in the old days. We will also stop in the city of Konya to visit the shrine to Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi who founded the Whirling Dervishes, well known name for them in western world is SUFI’s. We will have lunch in Konya. In the late afternoon we will arrive to Antalya, Turkey’s principal holiday resort in mediterrenean coast. Overnight in Antalya.

DAY 8: After breakfast we will discover beautiful Kaleici, Antalya’s old quarter. Narrow streets, charming cafes and numerous souvenier shops lies among the old houses of Antalya. Then we will visit Antalya Archeological Museum which is one of the best in its category. Leisure at the rest of the day. Overnight in Antalya.

DAY 9: After breakfast we will drive to Pamukkale. Visit ancient site of Hierapolis, the cotton-white travertine formations . This site is a natural beauty formed by mother nature. And then have time to enjoy thermal pool at your hotel. Overnight in Pamukkale.

DAY 10: Drive to the town of Selcuk for visiting Ephesus ancient site which is the well-preserved Roman site in the world. Enjoy walking through the marble streets of Ephesus, ancient theatre, Celsus Library, Roman period villas known as Terrace houses, Temples for Roman emperors, baths. Drive to the port town of Kusadası for overnight.

DAY 11: After breakfast drive to visit Basilica of St John then House of Virgin Mary. We have a chance to visit an old Greek village called Sirince to socialize with locals and taste some delicious local food. After lunch drive back to Kusadası for enjoying rest of your day. Overnight in Kusadasi.

DAY 12: Driving to Assos via Izmir. Stop in Bergama for visiting Pergamon Acropolis. Then keep driving to Assos. Stay in Asoos.

DAY 13: After visiting Assos remains, drive to Troy and visit Troy city. After lunch cross to Europe and keep driving to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul in the evening. Stay in Istanbul.

DAY 14: Departure transfer from Istanbul airport.

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We ask 25% deposit payment from the total amount. The balance payment must be paid on your arrival.

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