12 Days
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12 Day Turkey Tour Ex Istanbul

Include a relaxing cruise on a Turkish gulet around the Sapphire Coast!

Cruise the blue waters of the Mediterranean and see the sunken city of Kekova! Add on to this a visit to Gallipoli, the ancient sites of the Aegean and Aspendos as well as Cappadocia and you have seen all that Turkey has to offer from Istanbul in 12 days. If you are looking for a package to add on to your stay in Istanbul then thıs 12 Day Tour has it all. All organised for you and flows like clockwork.

Day by Day Itinerary
DAY 1 - Travel to Canakkale/Gallipoli Tour
Check-out and travel to Gallipoli. Lunch on arrival in Eceabat. After lunch visit Anzac Cove, original tunnels and trenches at Johnston Jolly, The Nek Cemetery, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Brighton Beach. Evening in Canakkale.
DAY 2 - Troy,Pergamon Tour/Travel to Selcuk
Visit the ancient ruins of Troy,one of the world's most important archaelogical sites.After Troy your tour proceeds to Pergamon. Explore Athena and Trojan Temples, Temples of Zeus and Dionysos, Gymnasium of Youth, Odeon, Library, Agora, Great Theatre, Roman Bath and view Asclepion. Drive to Selcuk. Evening in Selcuk.
DAY 3 - Ephesus Ancient City Tour
Visit to the House of Virgin Mary, the City of Ephesus, Temple of Artemis and Ephesus Museum. Evening in Selcuk.
DAY 4 - Pamukkale Tour/Travel to Fethiye
Check out and drive to Pamukkale. Visit the ancient city of Hierapolis with its Temple of Apollo, the Theatre, Necropolis and baths of Hierapolis Antique City. Finally visit the calcium terraces and pools. After tour bus to Fethiye. On arrival in Fethiye you will take a taxi to your hotel. Evening in Fethiye.
DAY 5 - Fethiye to Olympos (Demre) Gulet Cruise
Transfer from your hotel to Fethiye Harbour.Embark on your gulet and cruise to Samanlik Bay for swimming, lunch or depending on the sea conditions to Butterfly Valley. A swim and optional visit of this natural reserve, hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths. Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) again sea conditions permitting. Option for paragliding available. Last stop of the day is St.Nicholas Island with its Byzantine ruins. Chance for swimming followed by dinner on board.
DAY 6 - Fethiye to Olympos (Demre) Gulet Cruise
Around sunrise departure to Aquarium or Firnaz Bay near Kalkan for breakfast and a swim. Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch and visit this charming fishing village. Kas was once known as ancient Antiphellos of which Lycian rock tombs, sarcophagi and Roman theatre are now left. But the charm of the town remains! In a bay near Kekova we stop for swimming and diner on board.
DAY 7 - Fethiye to Olympos (Demre) Gulet Cruise
Departure to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian-Roman archaeological site is UNESCO protected, so only looking!). Lunch. Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access and Byzantine-Ottoman castle. In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available. Dinner, relax in this pirates haven or party the night away at the Smugglers Inn.
DAY 8 - Antalya
After breakfast we have a look at the Pirates Cave (sea conditions permitting) before cruising to Andriace harbour. Transfer to Antalya. Evening in Antalya.
DAY 9 - Perge,Aspendos,SideTour
Visit Perge Ancient City, Greco-Roman Amphitheater at Aspendos, Side, Agora, the Gymnasium, the Apollo Temple. Evening in Antalya
DAY 10 - Travel to Cappadocia
Check-out and transfer to Antalya Bus Station. Bus to Cappadocia. Evening in Goreme.
DAY 11 - South Cappadocia Tour
Visit Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley, lunch break in Belisirma Village by the river. After lunch visit Selime, panoramic viewing point and then Agzikarahan, a 13th Century Seljuk Karavansaray on the silk road. Evening in Goreme.
DAY 12 - North Cappadocia Tour/Flight to Istanbul
Visit Devrent Valley and Pasabaglari Fairy Chimneys, Avanos, Uchisar Castle, Pigeon Valley and Esentepe for a panoramic view of Goreme Valley. Finally Goreme Open Air Museum. After your tour transfer to airport for flight to Istanbul.Upon your arrival at Istanbul Airport transfer to your hotel.

* Airport transfers on tour
* Hotel accommodation
* Internal flight tickets
* Regular Gallipoli & Troy & Pergamon Tour
* 1 x Regular Ephesus Tour
* 1 x Regular Pamukkale Tour
* 1 x Regular Tour in Antalya
* 2 x Regular Tours in Cappadocia
* Gulet Cruise (Fethiye to Olympos –4 Days/3 Nights )
* TURSAB Licensed Guides for all tours
* Entrance Fees
* Meals as per İtinerary (B:Breakfast, L:Lunch, D:Dinner )
* Local taxes


*Meals and drinks other than specified
*Tips for drivers and guides

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