Discover Turkey, the only country that is located in both Europe and Asia. This 14 day tour will show you how Turkey straddles East and West, Europe and Asia.
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Istanbul | Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.
Istanbul | Enjoy a full day tour including a visit to Topkapi Palace Museum, residence of the Ottoman Sultans between 1453–1852 (excluding Harem). Visit the Hippodrome, which was once the center of life where chariot
racing and other public events took place. Tour the Blue Mosque built between 1609 and 1616, famous for its blue ceramic tiles. Your last stop St. Sophia, a church built in the 6th century Byzantine capital, converted to a mosque by
the Ottomans, and now a museum and one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders. Join an optional dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B
Istanbul – Ankara | This morning depart on a cruise along Bosphorus enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with fine neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafés. The tour will be ended in Asia side and drive for the capital city of Ankara for overnight. B, D
Ankara – Cappadocia | Morning departure to view Hittite artifacts at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, father of modern Turkey. Visit the underground city of Sarhatli. Drive to Cappadocia, touring a 13th century caravan inn en route. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and join an optional Whirling Dervishes performance. Overnight in Cappadocia. B D
Cappadocia | Early Morning Optional: Hot Air 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. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. Visit the underground city of Sarhatli. B D
Cappadocia – Pamukkale | Drive to Pamukkale. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale. B D
Pamukkale – Kusadasi | Today is the day to pay an early morning visit to the unique Cotton Fortress, the white calcium
cascades, and also pay a visit to one of the first modern spa centers of the ancient world, Hiearapolis. Then we drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. B D
Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi | Full day tour of the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s Cottage. Dinner and
overnight in Kusadasi. Afternoon Optional: tour of Sirince. B D
Kusadasi | Return transfer to pier. B
- Local taxes and service charges
- Hotel accommodations as featured in the itinerary
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary by the code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
- Sightseeing as described in the itinerary including entrance fees
- Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Professional tour director throughout the tour
- Services of Sunny Land Tours local reps
- Personal expenses, beverages, etc.
- Airport taxes
- Optional tours can be purchased locally
- Customary tips to drivers, guides and Tour Director
Hotels and tour schedule subject to change and substitution
We Provide You the best Accommodation
Istanbul: Conrad (DLX)
Canakkale: Kolin (SFC)
Kusadasi: Charisma (DLX)
Pamukkale: Pam Thermal (FC)
Antalya: Crowne Plaza (DLX)
Konya: Rixos (SFC)
Cappadocia: Dedeman (SFC)
Ankara: Crown Plaza (DLX)
All foreigners must obtain a Turkish visa.
Visas obtained at a Turkish Embassy or Consulate have different validity periods: $60 for single entry visas valid for one year and $200 for multiple entry visas valid for five years. For all tourism and commerce-related entries the traveler is allowed to remain in Turkey for 90 days within a 180 day period. More information can be found at the Turkish Consular Information website and at the Frequently Asked Questions page of the website. U.S. citizens can contact the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey at 2525 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008, telephone: (202) 612-6700, or the Turkish consulates general in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, or New York. Information may also be found atTurkish Embassy in Washington, DC. Overseas, travelers may contact a Turkish embassy or consulate.