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Cultural Gems and Natural Wonders

Istanbul - Cappadocia - Izmir - Sirince - Ephesus - Alacati - Turkey


10 Day(s)


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10 Day

Cultural Gems and Natural Wonders

From £ 1999/pp


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.


This 9-night tour of Turkey will see you taking in some of its highlights. Start in the vibrant capital, Istanbul, then venture to Cappadocia, enjoy lunch in a cave house for a true taste of local life. Visit the ancient site of Ephesus, wine, and olive oil tastings. End the tour in the pretty town of Alacati, enjoy strolls and enjoy the nearby shops and restaurants. Gain insight into Turkish culture and history with visits to spice bazaars, world heritage sites and strikingly beautiful, frozen-in-time Roman ruins.

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Arrive in Istanbul
Day: 1 | Arrive 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 first glimpse of this vib... more

Full-day tour of Istanbul
Day: 2 | Full-day tour of 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 ... more

Half-day tour of Istanbul
Day: 3 | Half-day tour of 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... more

Fly to Cappadocia
Day: 4 | Fly to Cappadocia

Scenic drive through the dramatic landscapes

After breakfast, we will drive to the Istanbul Airport to catch our morning flight to Cappadocia. Meet your driver for a picturesque drive through the various ... more

Full-day tour of Cappadocia
Day: 5 | Full-day tour of Cappadocia

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

This morning you can opt to take an early morning hot air balloon ride over the area for an aerial view of these dramatic formations before returning to your h... more

Fly to Izmir
Day: 6 | Fly to Izmir

Fly to Izmir (via Istanbul) and from here transfer to Sirince

After breakfast, drive to the Kasyeri Airport to catch our flight to Izmir via Istanbul. Arrive in Izmir, transfer to your hotel in Sirince. Spend the day relaxing on the gro... more

Today we visit Ephesus.
Day: 7 | Today we visit Ephesus.

Drive on to Alacati

After breakfast drive to Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, where you will enjoy a guided tour.

Continue t... more

A day at leisure
Day: 8 | A day at leisure

In Alacati

Spend the day relaxing at your hotel or exploring the local area.

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A day at leisure
Day: 9 | A day at leisure

In Alacati

Spend the day relaxing at your hotel or exploring the local area.

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Day: 10 | Departure

Fly to Istanbul where you connect to your onward destination.

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul and your onward destination.

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