Turkey Round Trip Tour Package Itinerary
Tour Code: APN-TRT14
City: Istanbul – Canakkale – Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi – Ephesus – Sirince – Hierapolis – Pamukkale – Koycegiz – Fethiye – Antalya – Cappadocia – Safranbolu
Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
There is also optional a week Gulet for Blue Voyage in unspoiled Turkish coastline. Coach and Hotels and the rest of the services are 5 stars. Please get in touch with me if interested…
Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul // Transfer to Hotel
Arrival to Istanbul. Your personal Apono Travel Agent will meet you at the A/P. You will get the tour documents and briefing about your tour.
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative before transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: Full Day City Tour (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, a guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and Spice Bazaar. Founded as Byzantium more than 2,500 years ago, renamed Constantinople in 330 AD when Constantine the Great elected it the capital of the Roman Empire, and finally called Istanbul after the Ottoman conquest in the 15th century, the city on the Bosporus remains one of the most exciting places in the world. Its strategic location as a gateway between Orient and Occident, the Islamic and the Christian worlds, and the Black Sea and the Mediterranean predestined it for a turbulent history. Guided sightseeing starts at TOPKAPI PALACE, the residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Admire the rich and spectacular kaftans of the sultans that were worn during the Ottoman period. Then, tour the HAGIA SOPHIA, followed by the ROMAN HIPPODROME, and visit Sultan Ahmet’s BLUE MOSQUE.
The day ends with an overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 3: Istanbul to Canakkale (B-D)
After breakfast at the hotel, start on your discovery tour of a country more than three times the size of the UK. Drive along the European shore of the Sea of Marmara and head westward through sunflower and olive groves to the Dardanelles. Visit the WWI battlefields on the Gallipoli peninsula, where Allied troops, mainly Australians and New Zealanders, suffered heavy casualties in a disastrous campaign. Pay tribute to the heroes of those tragic months of 1915 at the ANZAC CEMETERY and the LONE PINE MEMORIAL and the NEK, CONK BAIR. Travel by ferry across the Dardanelles to the Troy area for your first overnight in Asia on the Aegean coast.
Day 4: Canakkale – Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi (B-D)
Enjoy a guided visit of TROY, the perfect place to brush up on Homer’s Trojan War – hollow wooden horse and all! Vistas of Mount Ida greet you as you follow the shores of the Bay of Edremit. Continue south to Pergamum, an ancient center of learning and the arts, After lunch, visit the ACROPOLIS once home to The Great Altar of Zeus.
Drive to Kusadasi for your overnight.
Day 5: Kusadasi – Ephesus – Sirince (B-D)
After breakfast a short drive to visit Ephesus, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, leather. We continue to former Greco-Turco village of SIRINCE where you can experience one of the most attractive villages in Turkey. You can do the shopping and taste the delicious wines of the village.
Return to Kusadasi for overnight stay.
Day 6: Kusadasi – Hierapolis – Pamukkale (B-D)
After breakfast Follow the Maeander River Valley – so full of twists and turns it gives us the word ‘meander’ – to PAMUKKALE, famous for its dazzling chalk-white array of fantastic limestone terraces. See the ruins of the ancient city of HIERAPOLIS. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Why not take advantage of your hotel’s thermal pools and spa facilities.
Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 7: Pamukkale – Koycegiz – Fethiye (B-D)
After breakfast, we drive to the lakeside town of Koycegiz. Here we take a boat cruise to TURTLE BEACH where loggerhead turtles lay their eggs and smother ourselves in the mud at the local sulphuric MUDBATH. En route to Fethiye.
Overnight Fethiye and dinner.
Day 8: Fethiye – Kayakoy Greek Village and Oludeniz (B-D)
After breakfast explore the quaint Greek village of KAYAKOY. Afternoon we will drive you to OLUDENIZ you will have the opportunity to swim in one of the most famous beaches in Turkey, then drive back to your hotel.
Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 9: Fethiye – Saklikent Gorge – Antalya (B-D)
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 crossing the Taurus Mountains, upon arrival visit DUDEN WATERFALL.
Dinner at your hotel Overnight Antalya.
Day 10: Antalya (Aspendos) – Konya – Cappadocia (B-D)
After breakfast, early departure for Konya. En-route visit miraculously well preserved ASPENDOS ROMAN THEATRE. Upon arrival at Konya visit MEVLANA MAUSOLEUM and Whirling Dervishes convent. Journey on to biblical Cappadocia. Visit ancient CARAVANSERAI on the Silk Road.
Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 11: Cappadocia Tour (Optional: Hot Air Balloon Tour – Please ask for the price.) (B-D)
Early in the morning an optional balloon tour is available. After breakfast full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to a UNDERGROUND CITY, Open Air Museum in GOREME and natural fortress in UCHISAR.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 12: Cappadocia – Ankara – Safranbolu (B-D)
Morning departure for Safranbolu. On the way stop by Ankara and visit MAUSOLEUM of ATATURK and its Museum in Ankara. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded the modern Republic of Turkey. We continue our drive to SAFRANBOLU, the world heritage town of UNESCO which is considered as an open-air museum.
Overnight in Safranbolu.
Day 13: Safranbolu to Istanbul (B-D)
After breakfast visits the old town of Safranbolu where you can test the fine sample of Turkish delights then continue to drive to Istanbul afternoon visit GRAND BAZAAR Overnight Istanbul.
Day 14: Transfer to Airport (B)
After breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
Meals are as indicated in the itineraries with code letters – B: Breakfast // L: Lunch // D: Dinner
- Can be customized as needed.
- You may request deserved hotels, transfer options, car rental and etc.
- Please contact us for your requests and questions.
- A tour document with details and confirmations will be
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