CLASSIC TURKEY TOUR

CLASSIC TURKEY TOUR
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Overview

Turkey is a nation straddling eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the iconic Hagia Sophia, with its soaring dome and Christian mosaics, the massive 17th-century Blue Mosque and the circa-1460 Topkapi Palace, former home of sultans. Ankara is Turkey’s modern capital.

Day 1

Istanbul

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

Day 2

Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul (B)

Day 3

Gallipoli Battlefields

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels. Overnight Canakkale (B, D)

Day 4

Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum

This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. Overnight Kusadasi (B, D)

Day 5

Ephesus, Kusadasi

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. Overnight Kusadasi (B, D)

Day 6

Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Overnight Pamukkale (B, D)

Day 7

Bursa, Istanbul

Today you head back to Istanbul, passing through rural Turkey and ancient Bursa to visit the famous Green Mosque and explore the Silk Bazaar. Overnight Istanbul (B)

Day 8

Istanbul

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Inclusions

  • 07 Nights accommodation at the hotels.
  • 07 Buffet Breakfast at the hotels.
  • 04 Dinners at local restaurants.
  • 01 Day Istanbul Old City Tour.
  • Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum Tour in Kusadasi.
  • 01 Day Ephesus Tour in Kusadasi.
  • 01 Day Hierapolis Tour in Pamukale.
  • Half day Ancient Bursa Tour in Istanbul.

Exclusions

  • International airfare.
  • Domestic airfare.
  • Turkey Visa.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Goods & Service Tax : 5%.

Date & Price

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Terms & Conditions

  • Price mentioned is on per person basis for two persons travelling together and sharing same room.
  • Bookings are subject to availability of rooms with the hotels.
  • The above package rate is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends. Surcharges applicable.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Rates are valid for Indian Nationals only.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-7 Days 100 % Package price per person
8-14 Days 75 % Package price per person
15-29 Days 50 % Package price per person
30-45 Days 25 % Package price per person
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