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Treasures of Turkey

Turkey is an eclectic tapestry of time-ravaged Roman ruins and glorious, sun-drenched coastline. Home to the likes of the ancient cities of Troy and Hierapolis, not to mention the spellbinding moon-like landscapes of the Cappadocia region and the thermal waters of Pamukkale, Turkey offers travellers plenty of diverse landscapes and intriguing destinations to explore.
Istanbul - Gallipoli Peninsula - Troy - Pergamon - Ephesus - Selcuk - Aphrodisias - Hierapolis - - null

Duration

11 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

11 Day

Treasures of Turkey

From £ 2149/pp

OVERVIEW

This 10-night tour of Turkey will see you experience la crème de la crème of this terrific country. Included in the package are a wide array of tours to Turkey’s most famous destinations – including Istanbul, Gallipoli and Cappadocia, as well as the ancient cities of Troy and Hierapolis. Gain an insight into Turkish culture and history with visits to spice bazaars, World Heritage Sites and strikingly beautiful, frozen-in-timeRoman ruins. 



Itinerary

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Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Tours and Excursions
  • Meals per Itinerary
Arrival in Istanbul
Day: 1 | Arrival in Istanbul

Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel

Upon arrival in Istanbul, one of our representatives will be waiting to escort you to your private car for transfer to your accommodation.En route catch your f... ...read more

Istanbul
Day: 2 | Istanbul

Visits to the Hippodrome of Constantinople, the Blue Mosque and two museums

You will spend today experiencing the beauty of Istanbul’s main attractions. Our first stop will be the Hippodrome of Constantinople, formerly the hub for all ... ...read more

Istanbul
Day: 3 | Istanbul

Excursions to the Basilica Cistern and Egyptian Spice Bazaar

Today we continue to explore more of Istanbul’s attractions – commencing with a visit to Istanbul’s Basilica Cistern, an underground ancient cistern built in 5... ...read more

Gallipoli Peninsula
Day: 4 | Gallipoli Peninsula

Visits to the sites of WWI landings on the Gallipoli Peninsula

Today we travel along the Sea of Marmara to the Gallipoli peninsula, your guide will fill you in on the history along the way. Arriving first at the Gallipoli ... ...read more

Troy and Pergamon
Day: 5 | Troy and Pergamon

Experience the world-famous city of Troy and ancient area of Pergamon

Today we will spend some time at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Troy (home to the replica of the iconic wooden Trojan Horse) before continuing to Bergama an... ...read more

Ephesus and Selcuk
Day: 6 | Ephesus and Selcuk

Visit the ruins and museum of Ephesus and enjoy a picnic lunch and an olive oil tasting

Today, the ancient city of Ephesus awaits.Boasting UNESCO World Heritage Site status, this historical areawas home to the Ionians from the 10th cent... ...read more

Day: 7 | Aphrodisias and Hierapolis

See the Temple of Aphrodite and the ancient spa city of Hierapolis

After a delicious breakfast, we will set off towards the small ancient Greek city ofAphrodisias for a tour of the Temple of Aphrodite and the Aphrodisias Stadi... ...read more

Konya
Day: 8 | Konya

Tours of the Mevlana Museum and Karatay Medrese religious school, transfer to Cappadocia

Formerly known as Iconium in ancient times, Konya was the site of Paul’s preaching during his first missionary journey. Much of today will be spent experiencin... ...read more

Hierapolis - Konya
Day: 9 | Hierapolis - Konya

Sightseeing in Hierapolis

The morning visit the travertines of Pamukkale followed by a visit to Hierapolis with its famous Necropolis, Basilica and theatre. We then start the long ... ...read more

Cappadocia
Day: 10 | Cappadocia

Explore the museums, valleys and castles of Cappadocia and visit a cave dwelling

Today’s sightseeing tour will see you venture first to the intriguing valley of Cappadocia – boasting colourful conical structures and mighty columns that can ... ...read more

Departure
Day: 11 | Departure

Transfer to Istanbul for your flight home

At the appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to your onward destination. We hope you’ve had a magical stay in Turkey.

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