11 days

Fire of Anatolia Tour

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Tour Overview

11 day Deluxe quality tour from $1,699

Turkey

Visiting - Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Izmir, Pergamum, Troy, Canakkale, Gallipoli

Activities - Culture, History, Archaeology

Group size - Maximum 20 guests

Fire of Anatolia Tour map

Istanbul

Day 1
Friday

Welcome to Istanbul. You will transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore Istanbul.

Istanbul Old City

Day 2
Saturday
breakfast

Tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum and the Hippodrome. Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional 'Half day Bosphorous cruise'.

Grand Bazaar - Istanbul - Escorted Tour

Ankara, Cappadocia

Day 3
Sunday
breakfast & dinner

After breakfast we drive towards the nation's capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.

Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City

Day 4
Monday
breakfast & dinner

Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia today as we visit the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum and the fairy chimneys, and explore the many levels of an underground city. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Tonight, don't miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers... a night you won't forget!

Goreme open air museum - Cappadocia - Escorted Tour

Sultanhani Caravansary, Konya

Day 5
Tuesday
breakfast & dinner

Leaving Cappadocia we head south, towards Konya, along the ancient Silk Road, visiting Sultanhani Caravansary, just as the ancient traders did. Once in Konya we tour the Mevlana Museum, the mausoleum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi and Alaeddin Mosque.

Sagalassos, Pamukkale

Day 6
Wednesday
breakfast & dinner

Today we head for Pamukkale and it's calcium travertines. Along the way we visit the ancient site of Sagalassos. Conquered by Alexander the Great in 333 BC, earthquakes and plague saw its demise in 541-2 AD. Today it is one of the best preserved sites in Turkey and is on the UNESCO tentative list.

Celsus Library - Ephesus - Escorted Tour

Pamukkale

Day 7
Thursday
breakfast & dinner

Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods.

Ephesus, Sirince

Day 8
Friday
breakfast & dinner

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Vaulted tunnel at the Asclepeion - Pergamum - Escorted Tour

Pergamon, Troy

Day 9
Saturday
breakfast & dinner

Step back in time today as we visit the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. We continue on and visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse

Gallipoli

Day 10
Sunday
breakfast

After breakfast, we visit the WW1 Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels before driving to back to Istanbul.

Entrance to the ancient city - Troy - Escorted Tour

Istanbul

Day 11
Monday
breakfast

After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

What's included

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as shown in the itinerary

Extras

  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver and guide
  • Compulsory Travel_Insurance.asp

Please Note

  • Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2.
  • Age : Minimum Age of 8. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested.
  • Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.

Overnight Accommodation

Overnight StaysAccommodationComfort
ÇanakkaleMD Barbaros HotelSpecial Class
KuşadasıIlayda Avantgarde HotelBoutique
PamukkaleColossae Thermal Hotel4 star
CappadociaGul KonaklarıBoutique
KonyaHilton Garden Inn Konya4 star
IstanbulPort Bosphorus Hotel4 star

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Our tours are based on twin share accommodation. Thus on most tours a single traveller does not HAVE to purchase single supplement unless they specifically want a single room to themselves.

Single travellers that are happy to share with someone of their own sex do not need to select single supplement. On the rare occasions that there is no option but to charge for a S.S. we will advise you before completing your booking

However with pre and post tour accommodation we are unable to allocate shared accommodation and so single travellers must pay the single supplement with any pre or post tour accommodation they purchase.

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