TURKEY Honeymoon Explorer
- 16 DAYS
DAY 1 Istanbul – Meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 2 Istanbul City Tour (B) – Start with a visit to St. Sophia basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and continue to Topkapi Palace - the great palace of the Ottoman sultans. Visit also Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque known as the Blue Mosque and the Ancient Hippodrome. Afterwards visit the Grand Spice Bazaar for some shopping. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 3 Istanbul to Gallipoli Tour (B/L/D) – Depart to Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Start with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove, the places where the war started and continue to Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. Dinner and Overnight in Canakkale.
DAY 4 Troy Tour - Pergamon - Kusadasi (B/L/D) – Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse & Helen of Troy. Continue to Pergamon for the magnificent acropolis. Dinner and Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 5 Kusadasi – Ephesus Tour – Turkish Village Sirince (B/L/D) – Visit to Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world, stopping at the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library and the Grand theatre along the way. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 6 Kusadasi – Pamukkale Tour (B/L/D) – Depart to Pamukkale with a visit to the calcium terraces and the ruins of Hierapolis - walk around this natural phenomenon and soak in the waters of the natural springs. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
DAY 7 Pamukkale to Bodrum (B/D) – Transfer to Bodrum, check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Bodrum.
DAY 8 Bodrum City Tour (B/D) – Enjoy a City Tour visiting the Castle of St. Peter built by the Knights of St. John between 1402 and 1409. After continue to see what is left of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Mausoleum followed by a visit to The Amphitheatre located on the hillside overlooking Bodrum - one of the very few surviving pre-Hellenistic theaters in Asia Minor and one of the oldest. Dinner and overnight in Bodrum.
DAY 9 Bodrum to Fethiye (B/D) – Transfer to Fethiye, check into your hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Fethiye.
DAY 10 Fethiye – Free Day (B/D) – Day at leisure to relax and enjoy the magnificent beach & crystal clear sea and to explore the city or shop in the local markets. You may also wish to visit the Aqua Park or go scuba diving. Dinner and overnight in Fethiye.
DAY 11 Fethiye to Antalya (B/D) – Transfer to Antalya, check into your hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.
DAY 12 Antalya – Free Day (B/D) – Day at leisure to relax and enjoy the beach or one of the many optional day trips including the Aqua Park, horse riding, river rafting, scuba diving or fishing tours. Dinner and overnight in Antalya.
DAY 13 Antalya Domestic flight to Cappadocia (B/D) – Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. Check into your hotel and rest of the day at leisure to explore Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 14 Cappadocia Tour (B/L/D) – Full day tour of the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area whose geological formation started 10 million years ago. Start with a visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. Continue on to visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia, with frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop at Cavusin, an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After lunch, visit a pottery workshop, Continue on to Devrent Valley with natural rock formations resembling animals. Stop for wine tasting in Urgup and end up at the Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats which are the symbol of Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight Cappadocia.
DAY 15 Cappadocia to Istanbul (B) – Optional early morning hot air balloon ride followed by breakfast. Some free time for shopping before catching your flight back to Istanbul. Check in to your hotel and rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 16 Istanbul (B) – Morning at leisure until time for your transfer to the airport to catch your flight.
- All airport transfers services mentioned in the itinerary
- Domestic flights
- 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Istanbul
- 1 night hotel accommodation in Canakkale
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kusadasi
- 1 nights hotel accommodation in Pamukkale
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Bodrum
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Fethiye
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Antalya
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Cappadocia
- Meals mentioned as in the itinerary
- Guided Istanbul City Tour
- Guided Gallipoli Tour
- Guided Troy Tour
- Guided Pergamon Tour
- Guided Ephesus Tour and Turkish Village Sirince Tour
- Guided Bodrum City Tour
- Guided Cappadocia Tour
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking vehicle
- Professional English - speaking tour guides
- City Tax
- Travel Insurance
- Turkey entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
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PROGRAMME CAN BE CUSTOMISED TO YOUR REQUIREMENTS