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Ankara, Cappadocia, Konya, Antalya, Kas, Pamukkale, Selcuk, Epheseus, Pergamon, Canakkale, Istanbul
Ancient Ruins, bustling bazaars, beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery and much much more await you on this fabulous adventure through Turkey. With highlights such as Troy, Gallipoli and Ephesus, this is a perfect adventure for history buffs or anyone with a curious spirit.
Max 15, Avg 10. Group Leader:
Tour leader, local guides. Accommodation:
Hotels (14 nts). Transport:
Private Transportation Meals Included:
14 Breakfasts. Meal Budget:
Allow EUR350 for meals not included. For additional expenses, see dossier.
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
Derinkuyu underground city
Aspendos and Perge Roman sites
Aphrodisias and Ephesus ruins
Asceplion and Acropolis of Pergamon
Istanbul city tour
Day 1 Ankara: Arrive in Ankara at any time, your Tour Leader will organize a welcome meeting in the evening.
Day 2-3 Cappadocia ( 2B ): Explore the capital city of Ankara before you start your journey to Cappadocia with a visit to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Ataturk Memorial.
Day 4 Antalya ( B ): Enroute to Konya, visit the mystic underground city of Derinkuyu. In the evening, there is time to explore the old capital of the Seljuk Turks.
Day 5 Antalya ( B ): Journey back in time as you visit the Mevlana Museum and the fascinating Graeco-Roman sites of Aspendos and Perge.
Day 6-7 Kas ( 2B ): A stop at Phaselis, an ancient Lycian city, and a short trip to Chimaera, where you can see the eternal flame are included before continuing on to the beautiful coastal town of Kas.
Day 8 Pamukkale ( B ): Take a walk around the Saklikent Canyon before continuing to the inner Aegean region to the well known Cotton Fortress, Pamukkale.
Day 9-10 Selcuk ( 2B ): First, visit Aphrodisias, with its beautiful marble buildings, then continue to Selcuk, and stroll the breathtaking ruins of Ephesus.
Day 11 Pergamon region ( B ): Travel to the magnificent Asceplion and Acropolis of Pergamon, spend the night in Foca, a typical fishing village.
Day 12 Canakkale (B): A visit to the world famous Troy. Bask in the stories behind this fascinating city and enjoy time to explore the historical site.
Day 13-14 Istanbul (2B ): On your way to Istanbul for the last part of your journey you will stop at Gallipoli, where thousands gave their lives in the Battle of the same name. There is also time to visit and explore the city of Istanbul with a city tour and an opportunity to do some last minute shopping.
Day 15 Depart Istanbul ( B )
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Original adventures attract travellers seeking the authentic and unique experience only available on our small group adventures. Variety is the key on Original adventures. We epitomize the spirit of off the beaten track travel by making use of varied and interesting transportation and accommodation. These tours are the essence of the G.A.P Adventures grassroots travel philosophy.
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