| Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome and briefing.
Day 2 Istanbul (B,L,D)
Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment.
Day 3 Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale (B,L,D)
Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight.
Day 4 Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi (B,L,D)
Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, tour ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamum and continue on to Kusadasi for
Day 5 Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi (B,L,D)
Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage and visit a regional rug production center.
Day 6 Kusadasi – Pamukkale (B,L,D)
Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel.
Day 7 Pamukkale – Perge – Antalya (B,L,D)
Morning drive to Antalya, arrival at mid-noon, pay a visit to the ancient city of Perge, a relax afternoon by the Mediterranean coast.
Day 8 Antalya: Optional Tour of Phaselis or Yacht Cruise
Today is a free day with choices of Optional tours of Phaselis, a coastal ancient city or a lazy yacht cruise along turquise
coast of the Mediterranen.
Day 9 Antalya – Aspendos – Konya (B,L,D)
After breakfast depart for Konya, en route visit the famous theatre in Aspendos. Visit Mevlana Mausoleum and Karatay Koran School, then overnight in Konya.
Day 10 Cappadocia (B,L,D)
Morning departure for Cappadocia, the land of Fairy Chimneys. We pay a visit to the famous underground city of Sarhatli and visit a regional carpet production center. Local dinner in a restaurant and overnight in Cappadocia. Tonight Optional: Whirling Dervishes performance.
Day 11 Cappadocia (B,L,D)
Early Morning Optional: Balloon
Tour. Experience of floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves with the sunrise of Cappadocia. After breakfast,
visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, and have a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. At the end of tour flight to İstanbul and overnight
Day 12 ISTANBUL (B,L,)
Transfer to airport. Tour ends in Istanbul airport